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Fire guts interior of Emlyn church

A Go Fund Me page has been set up for a Whitley County church, which was destroyed by fire last week. An electrical short in a window air-conditioning unit is believed to be the cause of a fire that gutted the interior of Little Cane Creek Church of God on July 6, but that...
Posted On 07 Jul 2016

Corbin man facing robbery charge over stolen fireworks

A Corbin man has been charged with robbery after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he made off with approximately $800 worth of fireworks, attempting to run over the business owner in the process. According to Sheriff John Root, Deputies Shawn Jackson and Shannon Jones...

The story of the summer I sold watermelons

Now that we have had our fill of hot dogs, hamburgers and watermelon during the July 4th holiday weekend, it brings to mind a time when I could never get enough watermelon. They seemed to taste better back then. I argue with my wife that those seedless melons she brings ho...
Posted On 07 Jul 2016

City officials taking low road on spending questions

There’s a very snide, contemptuous and secretive attitude of late regarding all things financial at Corbin City hall. This newspaper is having to climb mountains to get basic information. That usually means trouble. At the meeting where the city passed its budget this year, not a...