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Deputies arrest three people in their underwear Sunday

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people in their underwear Sunday afternoon in the Maple Creek community. About 4 p.m., Whitley County E911 received a complaint that a maroon Dodge Durango had two male and one female occupant inside, who appeared to be under the...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Vernon V. Engle Sr.

Vernon V. Engle, Sr., 79, of Gray passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Baptist Health Corbin. Survivors include his wife of 57 years Christine Elliott Engle. His funeral was held Tuesday at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Burial was at the Gray Cemetery.

Gladys Cox

Gladys Cox, 76, of Gray passed away Friday evening at Baptist Health Corbin. She was the wife of James E. Cox. Her life will be celebrated at Dorthae Pentecostal Church at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Billy Evans officiating. Burial will be at Felts Chapel Cemetery. Vankirk-Grisell...

Peggy Kelley

Peggy Kelley, 81, of Williamsburg, passed away Monday, September 19 at the Baptist Health in Corbin. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg.

Corbin OKs $300,000 credit line to help book Arena shows

In addition to being a venue for concerts and other events, The Arena in Corbin is also getting into the business of promoting concerts. The Corbin City Commission voted during its regular monthly meeting Monday to open a $300,000 line of credit with Hometown Bank. You need to...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Irene Ramsey Baird

Irene Ramsey Baird, 62, of Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the Jellico Community Hospital. She was born December 20, 1953 in Jellico, TN. Irene was preceded in death by her father, William Ramsey, Jr.; mother, Queen Esther Carroll Ramsey; brothers,...

Linda Ruth Wilson

Linda Ruth Wilson, 64, of Cumberland Falls Highway, Corbin, departed this life on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at her home. Linda was born on June 4, 1952 in Williamsburg, to the late James Patrick and Thelma (Carter) Patrick. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death...

Man who injured four officers plans to claim mental incompetence

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted Steven Butt Monday charging him with assaulting four officers. An Ohio man, who allegedly assaulted four Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies sending three of them to the hospital during an August incident, is apparently planning to tell a...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Melvin Chandler Sr.

Melvin Patton Chandler, Sr., 76, of Corbin, passed away Friday, September 16, 2016. He was born on August 24, 1940 in Corbin. Melvin graduated from Corbin High School, where he earned All-American honors and a scholarship to play football for the University of Kentucky.  He...

Year-long photo exhibit focused on Appalachia to open in Corbin Thursday

A group of photography enthusiasts is partnering with the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission to install a free year-round exhibit in town that celebrates the beauty of Appalachia. “Autumn Falls in Appalachia” will be on display to the general public beginning Thursday and...