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Corbin City Commission approves purchase of newer vehicle for city manager

The Corbin City Commission has authorized City Manager Marlon Sams to purchase a 2010 Chevrolet Suburban SUV to replace the aging city manager’s vehicle. At a special called meeting Friday morning, Sams told the commissioners that the 2002 Suburban he had been driving had reached...

Suppression hearing, trial date set in Childress case

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at VFW and running over a man on a sidewalk. The case has sparked various litigation. An attorney for a Williamsburg man, who allegedly ran over and killed a man out walking his dog along a sidewalk nearly five...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

Corbin firefighters battle boat fire

Miles from the nearest navigable body of water, Corbin firefighters were called to battle a boat fire last Thursday morning Corbin Fire Lieutenant Chad Jackson said firefighters were called to the parking lot of the former Basil’s Restaurant on Beatty Ave. about 4:45 a.m. Jackson...

Cross country runners compete at Knox All-Comers, Tanner Duke Invitational races

This past Saturday, September 3, all coverage area cross country teams were in action at either the Knox Central All-Comers race in Barbourville, or the Henry Clay/Tanner Duke Invitational in Lexington. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...

Senior Spotlight: 2016 Corbin boys soccer

The Corbin boys soccer team came into Tuesday’s game at North Laurel looking to pick up their second win over a district opponent this year after defeating Whitley County 2-0 back on August 29. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Lynn Camp looking for third win in a row; Jackets still searching for win #1

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Joan Leola Cox

Joan Leola Cox, 82, of Corbin, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016, at UKMC in Lexington. Born in Clarissa, Minnesota, she had worked as a social worker in Michigan. A Lutheran by faith, Joan was a member of the Christian Bike Group, Leather ‘N’ Lace in Minnesota....

Monroe Roberts

Monroe Roberts, 79, of Corbin, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Hill Crest Nursing Home in Corbin. Monroe was born February 27, 1937 in Big Pine N.C. to the late Bob and Ruby Roberts. He served in the Army 1960-1964 and was active member of the American Legion in Michigan...

Cassie Junis Prewitt

Cassie Junis Prewitt, 95, of Prewitt Bend Road, Williamsburg,  passed away Monday, August 29, 2016 at home. She was born on August 12, 1921 in Whitley County, to the late Charlie Richardson and Sarah White. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Sarah Richardson;...

Gertie Mae Liford

Gertie Mae Liford,  76, of Hemlock Subdivision, Williamsburg,  passed away Monday, August 29, 2016 at home. She was born on April 7, 1940 in Barbourville, Kentucky to the late Matt and Sophie Bennett. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Monroe Liford; daughter,...