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Lady Cat Makenzie Grant signs with Alice Lloyd for softball

Thursday afternoon, inside the Lynn Camp High School gymnasium that is now named after her former basketball coach, Richard “Birddog” Jones, Lady Cat Makenzie Grant signed to continue her athletic career at the collegiate level.
Posted On 11 Jul 2019
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Hal Rogers announces $1.85 million federal grant for the London-Corbin Airport

U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (KY-05) is applauding the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for awarding a $1.85 million competitive grant to the London-Corbin Airport to rehabilitate the runway on Magee Field. The grant award was one of six grants in Kentucky announced Tuesday by U.S....
Posted On 11 Jul 2019

Former Knox Co. Magistrate arrested on federal drug charges

On July 11, 2019 former Knox County Magistrate, Jerry “Rabbit” Cox, was arrested on a federal indictment warrant for six counts of Distribution of Controlled Substances – Hydrocodone.  Mr. Cox turned himself over to the custody of the DEA at 11:00 this morning. The alleged drug...
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Corbin schools turning operation of The Corbin Center back over to the City of Corbin

Corbin city officials are exploring their options as they prepare to take back management of The Corbin Center. During a July 3 special called meeting of the Corbin Board of Education, the members approved a motion to give the city 60 days notice that it would be returning...

Deputies answer call about man allegedly standing on van holding a hammer

A Williamsburg man was arrested late Saturday night after allegedly standing on a van with a hammer. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Foley arrested Jessie M. Robbins, 32, of Brown’s Creek Road, about 10:44 p.m. and charged him with second-degree unlawful imprisonment,...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019

Local gun range to reopen after vandalism

Nearly five months after it was closed because of another round of vandalism, the Whitman Branch Shooting Range located in the Daniel Boone National Forest is close to reopening. The range, located near the Laurel Lake spillway in Whitley County, was closed in February after...

W’burg man allegedly assaults his girlfriend with a baseball bat

A Williamsburg man is behind bars in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $10,000 cash bond after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend with a baseball bat. On July 5, Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Foley arrested Joseph S. Caddell, 43, of Ellison Bend Road, about...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019

Victim’s family feared for their safety before Rucker was caught

The family of the woman Nicholas Rucker is accused of murdering said they were relieved when they learned he had been captured early last Thursday. Rucker has been on the run since May 22 after he allegedly shot and killed Vicki S. Conner at a residence on Ky. 1064 in Woodbin...

New details emerge in court filings following murder suspect’s capture

July 4 proved to be the opposite of Independence Day for accused murder suspect Nicholas Rucker, who was apprehended early that morning following 44 days on the run. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019

Miss Whitley County Fair Pageant set for Saturday in W’burg

Saturday night a new Miss Whitley County Fair will be crowned. The Miss Whitley County Fair Pageant will take place starting at 7 p.m. in the Williamsburg Independent School Auditorium. Contestants may register until noon Saturday at Williamsburg Independent School. The entry fee...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019