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Whitley County gets $515,213 road fund check

As the old saying goes, you can tell it’s an election year when the roads get paved. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet official Gray Tomblyn II poses Tuesday afternoon with Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. and members of the fiscal court after announcing over $500,000...
Posted On 08 May 2019

Second reading of Corbin Fire Department billing ordinance approved

The Corbin City Commission approved the second reading of the ordinance authorizing the Corbin Fire Department to bill non-residents for service, equipment and supplies used when responding to calls. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

Three high school graduation ceremonies now set at The Arena

If you are planning to go see a local high senior graduate this year, then chances are good that you will be heading to The Arena in Corbin, where graduation ceremonies for Corbin High School, Whitley County High School and Lynn Camp High School will be held in the coming weeks....
Posted On 08 May 2019
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Williamsburg, Corbin high schools in the top 3,000 nationally according to U.S. News and World Report

Two high schools in Whitley County ranked well in a recently published national news magazine’s online list of the best high schools in the state and country. Williamsburg High School was the 27th top school listed in the state, and Corbin High School was the 32nd top school out...
Posted On 08 May 2019

W’burg’s Michelle Myers named Kentucky Mother of the Year

A Williamsburg woman has been named Kentucky Mother of the Year after being nominated by a friend, who also won the award in recent years. Michelle Myers has been named Kentucky Mother of the Year. Michelle Myers found out in mid-February that American Mothers Inc. had selected...
Posted On 08 May 2019

Williamsburg National Historic District approved

Williamsburg now has a National Historic District. This is a map for the new historic district in downtown Williamsburg. Dr. Jim Moss, chairman of the Williamsburg Historic Preservation Commission, said that the United States Department of the Interior approved the creation of...
Posted On 08 May 2019

W’burg Historic Preservation Commission hopes inspections will lead to preservation of old buildings

The number one cause of loss of historic buildings is deterioration, and this is something the Williamsburg Historic Preservation Commission is hoping to prevent through an inspection process of historic buildings that began recently. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 08 May 2019

Poff Carting bought by Waste Connections of Kentucky

Two of the largest trash collection companies in the area are merging. Todd Poff, owner of Poff Carting in London, confirmed that the company has been sold to Waste Connections of Kentucky for an undisclosed sum. The deal was finalized May 1. “We got to the point where we had a...

Whitley deputies answered 1,371 complaints in April

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has reported its activity for the month of April. During April, deputies answered 1,371 complaints and investigated 35 vehicle collisions. In addition, deputies investigated 36 criminal cases and made 116 criminal arrests. For the first...
Posted On 08 May 2019