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Crews working on L&N 2132 restoration

The crew from Wasatch Railroad Contractors were out Thursday working on the L&N 2132 steam engine on Depot Street. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said work has been ongoing to prepare needed replacement parts to return the steam engine, tender and caboose back to their...

Road work to begin March 12 on I-75 in Rockcastle County

Motorists travelling on Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County should expect delays beginning March 12. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advised that a project to widen the interstate to six lanes between mile points 64.5 and 69. As a result, traffic will be reduced...

The unlikely scoring machine from Phelps High School

Ervin Stepp from little Phelps High School in Pike County holds the national prep two-year scoring record with a 50.3 average. In 1979 he averaged 53 points per game. March in Kentucky means its basketball frenzy time. Even for those who don’t eat and breathe the sport, there’s...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017

Working together, we can make lemonade

The year was 2002. A committee consisting of about 40 volunteers were meeting at City Hall to plan for the 50th anniversary celebration of Corbin’s Nibroc Festival. Everybody was excited, wanting the festival to be the best ever. The committee wanted the festival for the first...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017

Forcht Bank wins Addy Awards

Forcht Bank won a gold and two silver ADDY® Awards at the AAF 5th District American Advertising Awards held on February 25, 2017 at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington. The awards were: Gold ADDY® – “Bank Happy” :60 online video Silver ADDY® – “Bank Happy” :30 television...

Missionary, Corbin church partner in effort to help start new Haitian Christian church

A Haitian missionary is partnering with a Corbin church to send supplies to a remote portion of Haiti in order to start a new Christian church there. Choubert Rémy worked alongside his wife, Bernadette, and members of Seventeenth Christian Church in Corbin last Friday to fill a...

Continuing Coverage: Boys’ 13th Region basketball tournament

Read on for details from this year’s boys’ 13th Region basketball tournament at the Corbin Arena…