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January 9, 2013

TODAY'S HEADLINES - JAN. 9, 2013


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CORBIN — 1,800+ acres of land purchased

Several agencies have partnered to purchase more than 1,800 acres of land in Whitley County in an effort to preserve local wildlife and plants.

Student faces felony gun charges

A student who brought a gun onto Whitley County High School’s campus Jan. 3 will face felony gun charges in juvenile court, according to Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird.

McCreary inmates now jailed in Whitley, Laurel

Several state inmates from McCreary County are now jailed in Whitley and Laurel counties.

Mercury removal on project almost done

Much of the work on a project involving mercury removal at the Corbin Utilities Commission’s wastewater treatment plant has been finished.

Repairs to leaky roof at W’burg Independent to be complete soon

A leaky roof at Williamsburg Independent School received some discussion during the Williamsburg Independent Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

Student safety committee formed in Williamsburg

Getting on the same page — that’s the goal of a newly-formed committee concerning safety in the schools, according to Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird.

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