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No indictment returned in porch shooting case

The Whitley County Grand Jury has opted not to indict a Williamsburg man in connection with a Jan. 12 shooting that took place at his Mt. Morgan home. The grand jury issued its monthly report Monday and issued no true bill or no indictment against Christopher Creekmore in...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

W’burg man wanted in connection with July stabbing turns self

Bruce Lewis, who was wanted in connection with a July stabbing, turned himself in Feb. 11. A Williamsburg man, who had been wanted for over seven months in connection with a stabbing last summer, turned himself in at the Whitley County Detention Center Saturday. You need to login...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

W’burg City Council agrees to add $3 911 fee to water bills

Starting next month, Williamsburg water customers will start seeing a $3 fee for 911 service on their bills. The Williamsburg City Council unanimously voted during its regular monthly meeting Monday to begin placing the fee onto water bills. Mayor Roddy Harrison said that city...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Sex abuse charge dismissed, kidnapping and robbery charges lessened for W’burg couple

A sex abuse charge was dismissed and kidnapping and robbery charges were amended for a Williamsburg husband and wife following a preliminary hearing Monday morning in Whitley District Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Faulkner and Taylor Furniture closing after 75 years

What is the secret to staying in business for 75 years? “I think the secret is having a loyal customer base,” said Linda Faulkner Shelby, who is the third and final generation of her family to run Faulkner and Taylor Furniture in Williamsburg. “A lot of the other retail...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Senture is officially opening facility in Williamsburg

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison’s efforts over recent weeks to get local residents to fill out pre-screening applications so a perspective business will open up shop in Williamsburg have apparently been successful. Harrison said that he was informed last week that Senture has...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

W’burg man at UK Medical Center after crash ends high-speed pursuit

A Williamsburg man is in critical but stable condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after a high-speed chase through Corbin Thursday night ended when his car crashed and he was ejected from the vehicle. Kentucky State Police Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs...

High-speed pursuit of motorcycle rider begins on Gordon Hill, ends in Williamsburg

What began as a complaint of motorcyclists revving their engines on Gordon Hill early Tuesday morning, ended with a high-speed chase on I-75 to Williamsburg. Corbin Police arrested 30-year-old James Wilson of Krypton in Perry County on fleeing and evading and other charges...

Taylor pleads not guilty to murder; $1 million cash bond set

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her two teenage daughters and her husband on Jan. 13, pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder Friday, and two counts of criminal attempt to commit the murder of a police officer. Courtney Taylor’s attorney, public advocate...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Man found dead in home Saturday died about three – four weeks ago

A Williamsburg man, who was found dead in his home Saturday morning, apparently died of natural causes about three to four weeks ago, according to local authorities. Whitley County Deputy Coroner Jerry Croley pronounced Vincent Lawson, 62, dead at his Sky View Drive home about...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017