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Charles Kevin Shell

Charles Kevin Shell, 47, of Gray, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017, at UK Medical Center in Lexington. Born in Corbin, he was the son of the late Lonnie Charles Shell and Diana Jo Campbell Shell. He was a member of Little Indian Creek Baptist Church, and loved fishing, hunting...

Electronic Edition for 5-17-2017

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Prosecutors officially seeking death penalty against Taylor

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of capital murder in the death of her husband and two children. Prosecutors have formally moved to seek the death penalty against a Williamsburg woman, who is accused of killing her husband and her two teenager daughters while they...
Posted On 17 May 2017

Typo skewed Whitley County tourism numbers down

The caboose attached to L&N 2132 has been placed under wraps as the crew working to restore the pieces begins sandblasting the old paint from it. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said the caboose will be repainted the traditional red that L&N Railroad used on its cabooses....

Portion of I-75 southbound near the 28-mile marker closing May 17-18

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that a portion of I-75 southbound (mile points 27.9 – 28) in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane (left lane will be closed) on Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18. The lane closure will be...
Posted On 17 May 2017

Corbin High School will be graduating its 100th class Sunday at The Arena

When Corbin High School seniors don cap and gown this Sunday and go through formal graduation ceremonies they will have a special distinction … they will part of the school’s 100th graduating class. The CHS graduation ceremony will be held at The Arena at 2:00 p.m. The public is...

Board approves plan to add 10 new classrooms to Corbin Primary School

Plans for future expansion at Corbin Primary School now call for the addition of 10 new classrooms to accommodate the moving of third-grade to the facility, a change that will completely alter the grade alignment in the Corbin Independent School District once complete. T...

Pay raises not in the works Whitley County teachers

For the most part, Whitley County school system employees won’t be getting any pay raises in the upcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 tentative budget. Superintendent Scott...
Posted On 17 May 2017

LaForest indicted for sodomy, sex abuse, incest, rape

A Whitley County Grand Jury has indicted a Corbin man for sodomy, sex abuse, incest and rape of a child, who was less than 12 years of age. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 17 May 2017

Corbin Fire Department selling window stickers to help pay ‘Hemi’s’ vet bills

Area firefighters have joined together in an effort to memorialize “Hemi” the unofficial Corbin Fire Department mascot and help pay off some of the veterinary bills incurred by her owner, Firefighter Trevor Allen. “The bills are in the thousands of dollars,” said Corbin Fire...