Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

Former American Idol contestant, County Wide to play at NIBROC

American Idol contestant Elvie Shane Payton was announced this week as one of the musical acts to take the main stage at the 2016 NIBROC Festival in downtown Corbin. He will be the opening act for returning festival favorite County Wide on the Friday of the festival. The main...

Whayne Supply announces its laying off 87 workers

Two months ago Whayne Supply employees were advised that layoffs were coming. On Tuesday morning, the employees found out just how many jobs are being cut. Now employees must wait until Friday to find out if they are the fortunate ones who are keeping their jobs. A source close...

Major donor in the works for Corbin Railroad Museum

Donors are beginning to step up in an effort to make the Corbin Railroad Museum a reality. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel told the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday that a potential major donation from a local private...

CHS bookkeeper resigns amid theft allegations; will not face criminal charges

Tammy Sewell resigned and has agreed to pay restitution. A Corbin High School bookkeeper has resigned and agreed to make full restitution but will not face any criminal charges in connection with more than $5,500 that was found to be missing from the school’s fundraiser accounts....

Burglars caught after getaway van gets stuck in ditch

If you are going to burglarize a car lot in the middle of the night, then don’t get your getaway vehicle stuck in a ditch with the stolen loot inside. Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say this is what happened to two alleged Pulaski County burglars, who are accused...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

Corbin child to be featured in Down Syndrome awareness campaign

A Corbin child has been selected to be among the 400 whose photographs appear in a video in New York’s Times Square to help kick off Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October. Four-year-old Lenox Lawson was selected from among 2,000 submissions to have his picture included. “There...

Attorney’s wife died from drowning in hot tub at Gatlinburg resort

Autopsy results indicate that a Corbin woman, who is the wife of a well-known Whitley County public defender, and an Oak Ridge man, who were found unresponsive in a hot tub in April, both drown with alcohol and pre-existing medical conditions playing contributing factors. You...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

Possible Corbin annexation meets opposition at public meeting

A public hearing was scheduled for last Thursday to discuss the possible annexation of three segments of state highways into the city of Corbin. Henry Heaberlin headed the hearing then opened the floor to hear the opinions of the residents of the proposed area. The annexation, if...

Knox duo sentenced in federal tax fraud conspiracy

Two Knox County women have been sentenced in U.S. Federal Court to serve prison time. Patsy Carnes and Diana Hill were sentenced to 22 and 16 months respectively in prison, respectively for activity from 2011-2012 while working at the Bailey Switch Pawn Shop in Knox County....

Taylor wants U of C to pay him while lawsuit is pending

A federal judge could decide as early as next month whether to grant an injunction that would force the University of the Cumberlands to pay its former president Dr. James Taylor nearly $400,000 in annual salary and benefits until a lawsuit Taylor filed against the university is...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016