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WHS baseball standout Jake Harrison signs with Roane State (Tenn.) Wednesday

On Wednesday, Williamsburg High School senior Jake Harrison became the first Yellow Jacket baseball player in 20 years to sign with a college program.
Posted On 07 Feb 2018
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Estimated two to three tons of coal spilled into creek

A coal truck accident in eastern Whitley County late Monday afternoon resulted in a small portion of the truck’s coal falling into Little Patterson Creek. The accident happened about 5:30 p.m. Monday on Highway 904 near the intersection of Patterson Creek Road. Gary L. Houston of...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018

Air Evac considering move from airport to Baptist Health Corbin

Air Evac Lifeteam’s emergency medical helicopter service may be moving its Whitley County base from the Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport to Baptist Health Corbin later this year, but nothing has been set in stone yet. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018

The Dixie Cafe ordered to close by judge over unpaid restaurant taxes

The Dixie Café in Corbin has been court ordered to cease operations over unpaid restaurant taxes. The order came down Monday in Whitley Circuit Court. Owners Ed and Carolyn Garr announced on the restaurant’s Facebook page that they would permanently close the doors at the end of...

Father arrested for abusing children after month long search

A Williamsburg man, whose children were found with bruises, bite marks and burn marks in mid-December, is now behind bars after a more than one-month long search by police. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018

Williamsburg readies for big bicentennial events in April

The dedication of an historical marker, an ice cream social, a parade and a birthday gala and dance are all part of Williamsburg’s planned bicentennial celebrations, which are scheduled throughout April to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Whitley County with...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018

Winter weather wreaking havoc on local school system calendars

The bouts with winter weather are, or close to, wreaking havoc on the local schools systems calendars. Icy roads forced Corbin, Whitley County and Williamsburg school systems to cancel classes Monday. While several periods of rain are forecast into the weekend, the National...

Felicia Smith gets five-year prison sentence for complicity to commit abuse, assault

A Corbin woman received a five-year prison sentence Monday afternoon for her role in the 2015 abuse of a toddler. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 07 Feb 2018

Woodbine, Oak Grove firefighters battle house fire

Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters spend nearly three hours Tuesday battling a house fire off of Ky. 6. Firefighters were paged to the scene on Sycamore Street at approximately 2:45 p.m. “There was heavy smoke showing and two rooms were fully involved,” said Woodbine Battalion...

First rearraignment scheduled in federal pharmacy burglaries case

One of eight men facing federal charges in connection with a string of pharmacy burglaries in Kentucky and Tennessee has made a motion to enter a guilty plea. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...