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Man lucky to be alive after logging mishap

A man had to be flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center Tuesday morning after a tree fell on top of him in eastern Whitley County. “It could have been a whole lot worse. He got lucky,” noted Patterson Creek Volunteer Fire Chief Pee Jib Paul. The incident happened...
Posted On 05 Aug 2019

Woodbine Search and Rescue searching for Meadow Creek Road resident

UPDATE: Officials have called off the search for a missing Meadow Creek after he was seen on surveillance video at a Woodbine area store. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the video showed Michael Broyles at the store sometime Wednesday night....

Two people rescued from rock near Cumberland Falls

Woodbine Search and Rescue was called to Cumberland Falls Monday after two people became trapped on a rock in the middle of the river. Chief Rick Fore said rescue personnel paddled out to the rock about 300 yards below the falls to rescue the male subjects from the rock. The...

Firefighters deliver vital medicine to Woodbine home

A crew from Woodbine Search and Rescue was called upon Tuesday morning to help a woman trapped by the floodwaters by delivering her insulin to her. Woodbine Battalion Chief Rickie Fore said firefighters used the department’s flat bottom boat to make the mile-long trek through the...

First responders rescue woman, who fell at Cumberland Falls

Area first responders were called to Cumberland Falls Sunday evening after a woman fell from the rocks near the falls. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the woman, whose name has not been released, was airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical...

Whitley County man dies after boat strikes rock in Laurel Lake

A Corbin man was pronounced dead at the scene after his boat struck a rock in Laurel Lake last Wednesday night. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the incident occurred near Grove Marina about 11:30 p.m. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley identified the...