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Stivers: Corbin annexation proposal delayed until at least next year

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, still plans to introduce legislation at some point that could allow Corbin to annex into Laurel County, it just won’t happen this year. In late January, Stivers, who represents Whitley County in the Kentucky General...
Posted On 23 Mar 2017

Senture named one of Kentucky’s ‘Best Places to Work’

Senture, a business support company with facilities in Williamsburg, London, Annville and Monticello, was named one of the best places to work in Kentucky. The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management chose Senture from among businesses...

Rotary Park playground closed until equipment can be replaced

The playground at Rotary Park in Corbin has been closed after the equipment failed inspection. Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams said the equipment, which was installed more than 15 years ago, has been found to be structurally unsound when the results an inspection performed in...

Corbin Board of Education authorizes superintendent to call meeting of long range facilities planning committee

Construction at the new Corbin Middle School is on pace to have the building ready when the 2018-19 school year begins and the Corbin Board of Education has begun the process to determine where grades three, four and five will be housed. At a working session of the board Monday...

Downtown business owners request city reopen Monroe Street

Downtown Corbin business owners, who are located between First and Monroe Street, came to the Corbin City Commission Monday night asking that the city reopen Monroe Street to traffic. The street between Main and Depot Street was closed in 2013 as planning for the pedestrian...

Corbin man charged with shooting girlfriend multiple times, pleads guilty to assault

A Corbin man, who was charged with the attempted murder of his girlfriend, pleaded guilty Friday to an amended charge of assault. Forty-nine-year-old Michael Dean Johnson, who was arrested on Oct. 26 for allegedly shooting Alexis McMahan five times in the chest and abdomen,...

Schwartz among 5 inducted into 5th District Lincoln Club Hall of Fame

Republicans control both houses of Congress and the White House. They control both chambers of the Kentucky General Assembly and the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion. Now what? This was one of the primary topics of discussion by speakers at 79th Annual Fifth District Lincoln Day...
Posted On 23 Mar 2017

Battle over NIBROC’s return to Main Street renewed at Corbin City Commission

A series of discussions concerning downtown and the potential effect moving NIBROC back to Main Street in 2017 will have on business owners resulted in a call for a vote to override the move at the Corbin City Commission meeting Monday night. You need to login to view the rest of...

Board of Health holds another long executive session to discuss personnel

For the second time in three weeks, the Whitley County Board of Health spent more than two hours in executive session Monday night to discuss “personnel matters,” but took no formal action.
Posted On 23 Mar 2017

Corbin man ‘knocked out’ after starting fight with store clerk

A Corbin man was taken to Baptist Health Corbin for treatment of head and leg injuries he sustained during an altercation with a store clerk Tuesday morning. Fifty-four-year-old James Cassidy has been cited to appear in Whitley District Court on charges of alcohol intoxication,...