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Lewis-Bowling chosen to moderate the Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy in September

Angelika Lewis-Bowling, a victim’s advocate for the Williamsburg City Police Department, has been selected as the narrator of the Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy (KVAA) scheduled to take place in September 2018. The KVAA was created by the Kentucky Justice and Public...
Posted On 16 May 2018

Whitley County Fiscal Court gets clean bill of financial health

The Whitley County Fiscal Court has gotten a clean financial bill of health in regards its financial statement for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2017. Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon made the report of the audit of the Whitley County Fiscal Court...
Posted On 16 May 2018

Gray woman charged with endangering welfare of minor

A Gray woman is behind bars after police found her in custody of a small child with a no contact order while intoxicated. 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 16 May 2018
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Corbin Library Board working to close funding hole on annex project

The Corbin Library Board is continuing its efforts to find more than $100,000 needed to fund renovations to the annex building. At its regular monthly meeting Thursday night, the board members noted that the original cost of the project, which came in at $1.2 million, had been...

Baptist Health Corbin seeking donations for annual gala auction

Baptist Health Corbin’s annual Silver Ball Gala is fast approaching and organizers are seeking items to be included in the event’s silent auction. Lee Richardson, Director of Development and Community Health Services at the hospital, said organizers are seeking items valued at...

Corbin man enters guilty plea to manslaughter charge

A Corbin man whom police say was driving under the influence when he ran, head-on into another car on Ky. 229 in 2016, killing Sherry King, 47, of Barbourville, has pleaded guilty. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

71-home subdivision planned for W’burg

Two local developers are planning to construct a 71-home subdivision in Williamsburg sometime over the next decade, Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison announced during Monday’s monthly city council meeting. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...
Posted On 16 May 2018

Voter turnout expected to be about 35 percent; News Journal voter’s guide released

What do the candidates for sheriff think the sheriff’s department can do, if anything, to better combat the drug problem in Whitley County? What, if anything, do the jailer candidates think the jail can do to help prevent inmates from re-offending once they are released from...
Posted On 16 May 2018

Four out of eight defendants in jail contraband case enter pleas

Eight defendants were scheduled to stand trial Monday morning in connection with an alleged conspiracy to smuggle drugs into the Whitley County Detention Center in 2016, but instead four of them entered plea agreements, and three others were held in contempt of court for failing...
Posted On 16 May 2018

Corbin Odyssey of the Mind Team fundraising for world finals trip

A group of Corbin High School students is working to raise the funds to take on the world in Iowa next week. Two of the school’s Odyssey of the Mind teams, featuring a total of 11 students, have been fundraising since winning their respective state competitions in April to pay...