Whitley County Newswire

Whitley County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 72 in Whitley County, KY

  1. Gun Fired During AltercationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    WOODBINE, Ky Sheriff's Deputies say that a shooting happened on Perkins Street in the Woodbine community of Whitley County. Deputies say that the victim claimed that Bryan Karr, 53, pointed a pistol in the victim's direction after a verbal argument.

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  2. Whitley County, Ky., man wearing only socks hit by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Whitley County Sheriff's Office says Stephen C. Lawson, 51, was walking along the railroad tracks around 7 a.m. between the Sandy Flats and Saxton communities, approximately eight miles south of Williamsburg, and didn't move far enough away from being hit by the train.

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  3. Stock photo of a bear. This is not a bear in Whitley County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Sheriff's Deputies in Whitley County say there have been several bear sightings in the Woodbine area, mostly along Eatontown Road. "I ain't seen no bear, but we've seen tracks over here in the corner of the pond.

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  4. Crime 13 mins ago 4:16 p.m.Two arrested in connection to Kentucky shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... shot wound. According to a KSP news release, the body will be taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office by Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley where an autopsy will be performed.

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  5. Bell County Fire Dept. to remain fundedRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... Knox County reports $5,000 per station, Clay County $5,000 per station, Harlan County $2,500 per station, Whitley County $6,000 per station, and Leslie County is reporting no money but stated they previously funded each fire department out of coal ...

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  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Boston School in Nelson County, Sayre School Summer Safari in Fayette County and Pleasant View Elementary in Whitley County. LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) - A heavily armed man with ties to Kentucky was arrested in southern California ahead of the Los ...

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  7. Peggy Coleman. Courtesy: Lexington Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... HHR with a trailer hitch on the back. They say the license plate number is 443 MXV. The license plate says Whitley County. A KSP cruiser was involved in a fatal accident in Eastern Kentucky Thursday evening. The collision happened on Lost Creek Road ...

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  8. Tip Leads To Meth-Related Arrests In Whitley Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    After a tip led deputies to a tent containing items associated with meth production, officials found out that an ambulance had recently transported a female from that location after she had given birth. Deputies in Whitley County say that they received a tip that Methamphetamine was being manufactured in a tent off of Barton Hollow Road.

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  9. Bears open summer with 2 winsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... start Tuesday for the Harlan County Black Bears, who coasted to a pair of victories over Knox Central and Whitley County. The Bears grabbed a comfortable lead early over Knox Central on the way to a 71-50 win in the first of five scrimmages at HCHS, ...

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  10. Kentucky man arrested, female adult and 2-year-old show signs of abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Whitley County Sheriff's Department says they were called to a home on Oak Grove Church Road in Corbin around 6 p.m. Sunday. A female adult claims Joshua P. Eaton, 21, hit her while she was trying to protect her son.

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  11. Preliminary report of fatal plane crash releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... the final report is finished, according to the NTSB. The report stated the plane was headed to Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Earlier reports indicated the plane was heading to Charlottesville, Virginia. The NTSB in ...

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  12. Preliminary results of fatal plane crash releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... when the final report is finished, the NTSB said. The report said the plane was headed to Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Earlier reports said the plane's flight plan showed it was heading to Charlottesville, Virginia. ...

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  13. Officials: Man drowns in Laurel River LakeRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley tells news organizations that 21-year-old Zachary Anderson died Monday night after swimming with his friend. The two were swimming near the lake's spillway when Anderson went under the surface and never came back up.

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  14. Stolen vehicle complaint leads to drug arrest in Whitley CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The theft was reported by by Nantz Brothers Towing of Corbin the day before and sheriff deputies assisted in the successful search for the stolen Ford F-150. Deputies assisted in a follow-up attempt to locate another suspect from that theft.

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  15. 2 arrested after fighting inside Kentucky car in front of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Two adults were arrested after investigators say they fought in front of children inside a car in Whitley County, Kentucky. The driver.

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  16. Coal severance continues to declineRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... Knox County reports $5,000 per station, Clay County $5,000 per station, Harlan County $2,500 per station, Whitley County $6,000 per station, and Leslie County is reporting no money but stated they previously funded each fire department out of coal ...

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  17. Portion of I-75 northbound will be reduced to 1 laneRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 Office advises motorists that a portion of Interstate 75 northbound in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane on Tuesday and Wednesday. The lane closure will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

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  18. SKCTC graduation slated for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... County High School with 622 students eligible to receive degrees, diplomas and certificates. A native of Whitley County, Curd has 25 years of experience in the field of health care. She is also a consultant to Leadership Tri County and a former ...

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  19. Boyle County Sheriff's Office Looking For Missing PersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Tammy Holt, 38, was last seen with Richard Rose. Rose has active warrants for his arrest and may be in the Whitley County area.

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  20. PHILLIPS, Myrtle E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Dayton Daily News

    ... Myrtle graduated from Woodbine High School in Kentucky. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Whitley County, KY and a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Waynesville. She was a waitress at Elder Beerman, retiring in 1988 after ...

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