Whitley County Newswire

Whitley County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Whitley County, KY.

Results 1 - 20 of 129 in Whitley County, KY

  1. Three Arrested In Whitley Co. Meth BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Around 8 p.m. Tuesday June 30, 2015, officers from the Whitley County Sheriff's office responded to the Woodbine community after he received a complaint about suspicious activity.Upon arrival, they located a vehicle and three persons. Charlotte Shilt, 49, of Ed Karr Road, provided them with consent to search the vehicle.


  2. Whitley County sheriff arrests two in counterfeit ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WKYT

    ... of the suspect and on Friday police arrested Kenneth Andrew Dodd, 26, and Gerald R. Kier, 43, both of Whitley County. Both are charged with first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. Police expect more arrests. "Could be up to 4, maybe ...


  3. Bears headed to AAU tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... from two weeks earlier when the Bears lost 46-40 at Hazard. The Bears split two scrimmages Monday in Whitley County, defeating Rockcastle County 59-46 and falling to Whitley County 65-63 in overtime. Junior guards Cameron Carmical and Treyce ...


  4. Crews find body of woman who went missing at parkRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A coroner says crews have found the body of a woman who went missing during a trip to Cumberland Falls State Park. WLEX-TV cited the Whitley County coroner in reporting that the body of 24-year-old Nina Parker was found Wednesday morning.


  5. Search crews find body in area where O'boro woman went missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Search crews have found a body in the area where they were looking for a missing Owensboro woman. NBC affiliate WLEX has reported that the Whitley County coroner told them the body of 24-year-old Nina Parker was found Wednesday morning.


  6. Heat impacting search for missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WKYT

    She went missing near Eagle Falls, about half a mile downstream from Cumberland Falls on the Whitley County/McCreary County border. "We had three people evidently swimming or wading in the Cumberland River below the falls, the lady went under the water, and we've been here since searching for her," Danny Moses, Whitley County's Emergency Management Director.


  7. Investigates: Justice for Jonathan, Grandmother speaks after fatal school bus accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WKYT

    ... "We're stronger than we thought we were." McMahan bought a piece of property in the Rockholds community of Whitley County. Much of her family lives on the property. At the end of her driveway, there's a bus stop. "The horror of watching it happen, ...


  8. Marshals, local police charge five sex offenders after compliance checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WKYT

    ... Marshals say there are 18 offenders actively being investigated for non-complaince and an offender in Whitley County who they could not find. This particular compliance check, called the effort Operation Maintenance, covered Whitley, Laurel, and ...


  9. Construction work causes portions of Interstate 75 to close in Whitley CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WKYT

    The Kentucky Transportation Department is doing maintenance work on I-75 in Whitley County over the next two days. Two lanes will be closed in both direction between mile markers 20 and 28 from Wednesday and Thursday.


  10. Schools financially squeezedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... districts were located in eastern Kentucky. Combined, those grants totaled $207,000. Of that group, only Whitley County is included in the Kentucky Promise Zone, and then only about half of Whitley is officially included on the zone's map. The ...


  11. Investigates | Kentucky's unqualified coronersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WKYT

    ... files his papers to run for office--this is what I'm going to make and this is what I'm going to have to do." Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley showed up as not having his state training since 2012. Croley explained to WKYT's Miranda Combs that ...


  12. Whitley County boy severs hand in mowing accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WKYT

    Kentucky State Police say the incident happened at a home near the Cumberland Falls Highway in Corbin. State troopers met the boy's parents at the gas station.


  13. Tennessee Man Arrested In Whitley County After ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A chase that started in Tennessee ended in Kentucky, and with one man facing charges. Around 4:30 p.m. Saturday a police officer from Jellico, Tennessee, crossed into Whitley County while chasing a Jeep Cherokee.


  14. MHS beats Corbin, not WhitleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Daily NewsMiddlesboro freshman catcher Jacob Mike tags out a Whitley County runner at the plate during Friday's game. Dylan Wilson had tried to score from third when another runner was picked off at first, but Jacket pitcher Matthew Mike spun and threw him out at home.


  15. Saturated ground leads to landslide in Whitley CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WKYT

    Due to consistent heavy rainfall this month the ground in Whitley County is saturated. Emergency management officials say saturated ground on elevated terrain has led to several landslides throughout the county this season.


  16. BriefsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... The market opens for the season at 8 a.m. May 9 and will run from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays on the Whitley County Courthouse Square. Vendors may participate in a shorter season Wednesday market as well. For more information or for a vendor ...


  17. Man faces meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... County Detention Center. In other police activity, Donald Thomas Carruba, 52, of Cumberland, was arrested in Whitley County by the Corbin City Police Department on a 2013 indictment for second-degree trafficking a controlled substance. Harlan County ...


  18. Flashing some leatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... Jones, who walked in the second; and Sarah Swafford, who singled in the fourth. Middlesboro also defeated Whitley County 9-0 in their late game on Friday night to improve to 8-3 on the season. They'll take on an opponent to be determined as the ...


  19. 2 arrested in connection with Internet gun threatRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Two teenagers have been arrested and are facing multiple charges over an alleged threat that resulted in the lockdowns of all schools on the Whitley County central campus and Williamsburg Independent School on Thursday morning.


  20. City adopts ACT Prep ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... several school districts in Kentucky, which includes Bell County, your neighbors down the road, Harlan and Whitley county schools." Stressing the importance of having good vocabulary when students take the ACT, Weisgerber said they have developed a ...