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Williamsburg duo faces felony charge in Oct. 22 assault case – The News Journal

On Monday, Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Todd Shelley arrested Courtney D. Hayes, 25, of Upper Mulberry Road, and Melvin Hill, 31, of Louden Road, serving them both with second-degree assault warrants.

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-11-14 15:46:48

Deputy finds intoxicated woman in stolen car – The News Journal

Deputy Joe Prewitt arrested Christy L. Parker, 27, of Sweetwater, about 2:22 p.m., and charged her with public intoxication controlled substance excludes alcohol and receiving stolen property under $10,000.

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-11-14 16:13:58

Corbin man, one other arrested in massive southern Indiana drug bust

CLARKSVILLE, In. (WLKY) -According to detectives, Anthony Sansone and Keegan Smith were arrested in connection with the largest drug bust in southern Indiana history. The investigation spanned four months before police tracked down both suspects and discovered their elaborate plan, which raked in mi

WYMT.COM - 2018-11-15 18:36:00

Circuit Court 11-14-18 – The News Journal

Delbert W. (Jack) Pennington, Mathew Cooper and Penny Cooper vs. Elvin Elmer Patrick, Kenneth E. Patrick and Norma Patrick — verified complaint-property rights.

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-11-15 15:38:18

Grand jury awaits case involving man who allegedly fired gun into parents' home

Matthew Sherman, 21, appeared in Laurel District Court for the hearing Tuesday, where the investigating officer could have provided testimony concerning the alleged incident, though Sherman’s attorney waived the hearing, sending the case directly to the grand jury. Prosecutors will now present evide

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-11-15 15:00:00

Whitley County superintendent John Siler: “We’re not going to get in a big hurry, and rush out and do anything."

“We’re not going to get in a big hurry, and rush out and do anything,” Siler said. “We’re going to let this settle in, and post it, look at applicants, and talk to people. We want to make the best decision for our kids that are involved in our football program.”


Corbin woman pardoned by governor – The News Journal

“It came up as a private number and it was 9:45 at night. At first I wasn’t going to answer,” Matlock said. “When he said he was the governor, I thought it was a robocall because of the election. When he said what he was calling about, I asked if it was a joke. When he told me it wasn’t a joke, I ju

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-11-14 16:32:01

Judge rules in favor of father, son in lawsuit against school district

The lawsuit was filed last month on behalf of one of the district’s middle school students and his father, Jackie Steele, commonwealth’s attorney for the 27th Judicial Circuit, which consists of Laurel and Knox County, on grounds that the school district was in violation of Title IX law, the U.S. Co

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-11-14 18:00:00

Child found freezing in vehicle with passed out driver

Deputies Taylor McDaniel and Robert Reed went to the scene where a vehicle was parked off the shoulder of KY 30, one mile northeast of London, around 9:30 a.m. There they found 40-year-old Melisha Harris of Manchester slumped over the steering wheel with the engine turned off but with the vehicle st

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-11-14 14:00:00

PHOTOS: 17 arrested in Laurel County following extensive 'drug roundup'

Four teams of sheriff’s deputies, the London City Police and the Kentucky State Police set out this morning armed with arrest warrants obtained from multiple undercover investigations. The groups ultimately arrested 10 suspects and charged them various with drug trafficking and possession offenses,

WKYT 27 - 2018-11-14 18:16:00

UC receives $5 million grant for 21st Century Learning Center – The News Journal

University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently announced receipt of a $5 million grant from the Grover Hermann Foundation to renovate the university’s library into a 21stCentury Learning Center for students, faculty, staff and community members.

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-11-14 16:08:34

Whitley County High School hosts Veterans Day celebration

Whitley County High School hosted its fourth annual Veterans Day celebration at 10 a.m. Monday morning. The event is designed to honor men and women who have served or are currently serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. JROTC Army Instructor Master Sergeant Gross welcomed everyone and Ci


Legal Notices for 11-14-18 – The News Journal

In accordance with KRS 350.070 notice is hereby given that Alden Resources LLC 332 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, Suite 100, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 has applied for a major revision to an existing surface coal mining and reclamation operation located 0.67 miles southwest of Gausdale in Whitley County.


Williamsburg police seize 2.6 grams of suspected meth – The News Journal

Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor charged Desirae Davis, 25, and Travis Lee Angel, 34, with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. Angel was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.


Sheriff: Knox County man arrested for trafficking meth

Hughes, 39, was arrested and charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


Trial delayed for Knox County woman accused of stabbing, killing boyfriend

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) -A trial for a Knox County woman facing a murder charge was delayed Tuesday.A judge continued Deborah Poore's case and set a new pre-trial hearing for December 7th.Police say Poorestabbed and killed her boyfriend last year.Poore left the scene, but state police found her stra


Judge rules boys discriminated against in Title IX case

LONDON, Ky. (AP) -A federal judge has ruled that a Kentucky school district is discriminating against boys by only allowing girls to play basketball at more than one grade level.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell said Friday that Laurel County Schools needs to cha


SURVIVOR RECAP: Williamsburg man forming connections on Survivor

Nick Wilson, however, seemed to be sitting in a good spot. Nick was able to catch up with his former David tribe member Christian once the merge occurred. The two still planned to work together in their Mason-Dixon Line alliance.


Police find man on church property, charge him with drug possession

Deputies were responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle in a church parking lot when they found Jeffery Smith, 48, of London.


Whitley County students cook and serve breakfast for veterans

"The students enjoy talking with the veterans, and of course the veterans have a little spunk to them, so the students enjoy those conversations back and forth. But yeah, they look forward to it every year," says Carmical.