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Overturned truck closes one lane of north I-75 in Whitley County

An overturned tractor-trailer truck has reduced Interstate 75 in Whitley County to one lane. The wreck occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. on northbound I-75 near the 21-mile marker. Emergency personnel said the tanker truck was empty. The driver was reportedly not injured, but...

Kentucky State Police searching for Corbin woman and her child

The Kentucky State Police are searching for a Corbin woman who and her six month old daughter. Felicity Bollman is said to have left in stolen, silver 2005 Chevrolet truck along with her daughter Olivia. Those with information should contact KSP Post 10 at 606-573-3131.

Body of missing Hazard man recovered from Laurel River Friday morning

After nearly 80 hours of searching, the body of a Hazard man was recovered Friday morning from the Laurel River below the Laurel Lake dam. Woodbine Search and Rescue, along with other first responders had been searching for 22-year-old Tyler Russell since Saturday night when he...

WCHS Principal Bob Lawson hired as new Henderson County superintendent

Whitley County High School will be looking for a new principal in the coming days.
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Update: Whitley, Laurel, Bell counties report new COVID-19 cases Thursday

The Whitley County, Laurel County and Bell County health departments all reported new COVID-19 cases Thursday. The Whitley County Health Department reported its 14th case Thursday. It reported its 13th case Tuesday, and its 12th case Monday. All three active patients are...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020

Laurel County reports four new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Laurel County Health Department reported four new COVID-19 cases late Wednesday afternoon raising its total number of positive cases to 28. The Laurel County Health Department reported its 22nd COVID-19 case late Thursday afternoon, and its 23rd and 24th cases Tuesday. The...
Posted On 10 Jun 2020

Update: Missing girl found safe Wednesday

Update: The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department reports that the girl was found safe about 2 p.m. Wednesday. ORIGINAL STORY The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing three-year-old girl, who was last seen...
Posted On 10 Jun 2020
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Corbin Police searching Barton Mill area for man who fled from traffic stop

Corbin Police are searching for a man in the Barton Mill area, whom they say fled from the scene of a traffic stop. Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the unidentified male, along with a female passenger, fled the scene off of Fifth Street Road. Police...

W’burg fireworks, Old Fashioned Trading Days officially canceled for 2020

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison announced Wednesday morning that the city has reached the unfortunate decision to cancel two of its most popular events. The Fourth of July fireworks celebration, which is held annually at the Kentucky Splash Waterpark, has been canceled this...
Posted On 20 May 2020

Whitley County reports 11th COVID-19 case; Bell County its first case

The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 11th confirmed COVID-19 case Sunday afternoon. The person is isolating at home. 10 of the 11 cases have been released from isolation. The majority of Whitley County cases have involved people ages 50 and under. Out...
Posted On 17 May 2020