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Organ donation event to be held in honor of slain clerk’s office employee

An event to encourage organ donation and to support a program that advocates for it will be held at the Whitley Circuit Clerk’s office in Corbin in honor of a former employee, tragically murdered in his home along with his wife and daughter last year. On Friday, Feb. 12, Trust...

Arby’s owners buy abandoned south Corbin gas station

After sitting vacant since the new location opened, the former Speedway gas station on Cumberland Falls Hwy. is under new ownership. However, plans for the property remain guarded. According to a deed filed Jan. 13 with the Whitley County Clerk, BBM-I Properties, LLC purchased...

County receives nearly $57,000 grant to clean up illegal dumpsites

The Whitley County Fiscal Court has been awarded $56,907.78 in environmental funds to clean up five illegal dumps, which are located in three different regions of the county. The funding will be used to clean-up two illegal dumps off Myers Road and three small dumps off Barnhill...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016

Blister beetles and Alfalfa: A potentially lethal mix

Blister beetles belong to a family of plant-feeding insects (Meloidae) that produce cantharidin, a toxic defensive chemical. Contact with it in the blood of live or dead beetles causes blistering of the skin or mucous membranes of sensitive mammals, especially horses. Cantharidin...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016
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Your Facebook pictures may not be as safe as you think

Back in January, Greg McKenna, using the name Lacey Noonan, received media attention for his novel featuring New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots objected, but Amazon.com only pulled the self-published e-book off the market because of an Ohio couple’s...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016
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Letters to the Editor 1-27-16

Dear Corbin Community, According to the Old Testament, when Israel was saved from Egypt, they were saved for something: the Promised Land. Some 1500 years later, the apostle Paul reminds the Galatians that, like their forefathers, they have not just been saved; they have been...

William Whitley Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution hold memorial service

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Posted On 03 Feb 2016
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Obituary Notices for February 3, 2016

Angela Rena Tucker Angela Rena Tucker, 36, of Las Vegas, NV passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. The funeral service was held Saturday, January 30, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel. Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of the arrangements. Carl...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016
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Home Cooking, Kentucky Style

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Master Commissioner Notices for 2-3-16

COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY 34TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WHITLEY CIRCUIT COURT DIVISION NO. II CIVIL ACTION NO. 15-CI-00486 ROBBI D. STIVERS, CATHERINE STIVERS, KATHRYN STIVERS RENFRO, and KEITH RENFRO, PLAINTIFFS, V. LARRY J. STIVERS, and BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, DEFENDANTS....
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