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City votes to hire four new police officers

The Corbin Police Department has hired four new officers, and Chief Rusty Hedrick said that brings it up to full force. At the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Hedrick announced that the addition of Caleb Hester, William Stewart, Estes Rhodes...

Take control of weeds in the vegetable garden

Home gardeners look forward to that first ripe tomato or ear of corn they pick from their carefully tended gardens. But after some vigorous gardening on a hot, humid day, you may wonder if it is all worth it. Weeds compete with crops for water, nutrients and sunlight. Some weeds,...

City of Corbin considers building dog park

The City of Corbin is considering the construction of a public dog park. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Suzann Cox spoke about the need for a dog park. Cox, a self-described dog lover, said the closest dog park is in Richmond and she frequently...

Understanding, recognizing and stopping cyberbullying in teens

In our growing technological world, Internet use has become a part of regular life for teenagers today. Practically all youth between the ages of 12 and 17 use the Internet, averaging about 17 hours per week on-line, with some spending more than 40 hours per week on-line. With...

Shoplifter ate evidence, police say

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin woman accused of shoplifting at Walmart Monday night ate some of the evidence. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Deputy Larry Parrott arrested 28-year-old Vanessa Vaughn, who had been detained by...

Ranny Blake Frost

Ranny Blake Frost, 68 of Williamsburg, passed away Sunday June 18, 2017 at Baptist Health Lexington. He was born March 5, 1949 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Andrew Frost and Helen Parrish Frost. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a son Richard Vermillion. He was...

West Knox Fire Department wins extrication challenge

A team of West Knox firefighters took first place in the extrication challenge at the Appalachian Foothills Fire Muster, marking the third consecutive win for the department. The team of Darryl Baker, Steve Mayer, Richie Wynn, Amos Moses, Kiker Moses and Brandon Ledford cleared...

Dorothy “Dot” Ellen King

Dorothy “Dot” Ellen King, 92 of Corbin, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her home in Corbin, after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born September 6, 1924 in Pennington Gap, VA,  to the late Robert T. and Laura Ellen  (Pennington) Moseley. She was a long-time, active...

Williamsburg revenue projected to increase by 10 percent next fiscal year

General fund revenue for the city of Williamsburg is projected to increase by 10 percent this upcoming fiscal year, which starts on July 1, and this doesn’t include increased revenue from water and sewer rate hikes that the city council approved during a series of special...
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Ona Lee Sulfridge

Ona Lee Sulfridge, 98, formerly a long-time resident of the Corbin area, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Dover Manor in Georgetown, KY. Born January 28, 1919, in Bark Camp, KY, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Ida Morgan. She was a member of Whippoorwill...