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Many good memories associated with NIBROC Festival

Like several of you, I was there for the first NIBROC Festival. A contest had been held to name the festival and Corbin spelled backwards was chosen. The carnival rides were located on a lot at 7th and Main Streets. The festival was mostly a hometown affair until the downtown...

NIBROC through the eyes of a nine-year-old

It’s NIBROC week! I know there’s some negative Nellies out there who complain incessantly about it, but not me! I love NIBROC! I get so immersed in it these days that by the time Sunday rolls around I’m totally exhausted. It takes me a week to recover. There’s just so much to do....

Traffic stop leads to drug possession charge

A Williamsburg man is facing a felony drug possession charge following a traffic stop early Tuesday evening on Lot-Mud Creek Road in southern Whitley County. Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. charged Adam Cougar Fite, 31, with first-degree possession of a controlled...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016

Update: Court security tight for suspect, who injured four deputies

An Ohio man, who allegedly assaulted four Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies during an altercation last week and sent three of the officers to the hospital to get checked out, had plenty of company in Whitley District Court Monday morning for his preliminary hearing. A total...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016

Vertigo promises to shake up NIBROC

Making its first appearance at this year’s NIBROC Festival is the fear-inducing ride aptly called “Vertigo” — a lighted tower that takes twirling riders high above the main festivities. NIBROC kicks off in downtown Corbin today and Vertigo is sure to be a big hit. “It’s something...