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Lawsuit: State should issue same-sex couple new birth certificate for son

A Rockholds woman is claiming that the way the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics lists parents on a birth certificate is discriminatory to women, and has filed a lawsuit in an effort to force a change. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...

Corbin Tourism approves $1.36 million budget

The Corbin Tourism Commission approved the first reading of its $1.362 million budget for 2016-17 fiscal year Tuesday night. The budget includes multiple event partial sponsorships including: $4,500 for the fine arts events $15,000 for Nibroc $5,000 for Corbin Industrial...

Deputies find meth in car with kids

A 911 call about a man passed out in his SUV with children inside led to the arrest of Corbin man on drug and traffic-related charges Sunday. Twenty-nine-year-old Derek C. Mills was arrested outside Bell Country Store on U.S. 25. According to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell,...

Rockholds woman accused of adult neglect

A shots fired call late Thursday evening led to the arrest of a Rockholds’ couple on drug possession charges. In addition, one of the suspects was also charged with adult abuse after a handicapped adult was located inside the home. Julia Lynn Tackett, 36, pleaded not guilty...
Posted On 11 May 2016

Tip leads cops to suspected meth dealers

A tip concerning possible drug activity at a south Corbin home led to the arrest of two individuals on drug-trafficking charges Sunday night. Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 49-year-old Sammie B. Smith of Corbin and 32-year-old Christina Conley of London after they...

Anonymous tip leads to four arrests

Multiple people fled from a home on Davenport Lane recently when Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies showed up there to investigate an anonymous tip about a person there wanted for arrest. On May 3 about 7 p.m., Deputy Jonas Saunders responded to the 80 Davenport Lane home to...
Posted On 11 May 2016

Myers speaks at Kiwanis prayer breakfast

“Today we recognize the National Day of Prayer and we gather here,” Rev. Ande Myers told a group of about 100 people gathered Thursday morning for the 17th Annual Williamsburg Kiwanis Club National Day of Prayer Breakfast. “As we think about our nation and our...
Posted On 11 May 2016

Bunch discusses tax reform at luncheon

Rep. Regina Bunch expects the Kentucky General Assembly to take up the issue of comprehensive tax reform in the near future. This was part of the message she delivered to members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce during its monthly membership luncheon Tuesday afternoon...
Posted On 11 May 2016

Drs. Watts and Perry join Grace Community Health

Corbin’s oldest continuing primary care medical practice has merged with a local faith-based health care group, and both sides are calling the move a positive one for patients. The practice of Dr. Michael Watts and Truman Perry is now officially part of Grace Community Health...