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Copperhead Trail project discussed at chamber luncheon

People, who ride expensive motorcycles and like to take weekend trips to ride motorcycle trails, frequently have a lot of discretionary income. Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. told members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon during its...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017

One person extricated, airlifted from scene of Tuesday crash in Gray

A man was flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center July 11 after a vehicle accident that left him trapped. According to a media release from West Knox Volunteer Fire Rescue, at 11:12 a.m., West Knox Rescue, Knox EMS and Kentucky State Police responded to an accident on...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Train restoration firm wants more money

The L&N 2132 steam locomotive and tender along with L&N 1056 caboose have been restored to their original appearance on the exterior. Wasatch Railroad Contractors, the company that did the work, is now asking for more money due to unforeseen labor costs. The Corbin...

City manager: Corbin will collect it’s own garbage

Corbin Public Works employees will continue to collect the city’s garbage. Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams announced Tuesday that after reviewing the proposals from Poff Carting and Waste Management and comparing them with what the city currently does, that it was economically...

‘Team Reed Day’ celebrates Corbin boy, whose cancer is in remission

Rain may have put a damper on the “Team Reed Day” event last Thursday in Corbin, but it did not dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd that turned out at the Corbin Middle School gym in support of six-year-old Reed Elliott, whose cancer is officially in remission. Throughout the...

Police cruiser struck during chase

Corbin Police say a high-speed chase Sunday morning came to an abrupt end when the vehicle struck a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser. Twenty-four-year-old Michael Jones II is facing multiple charges stemming from the incident that began on Old Barbourville Hwy. and ended on...

First Baptist Church Pastor: Ask before taking food from garden

The pastor and congregation at First Baptist Church in Corbin are asking the community to respect the rules when taking items from the community garden. Pastor Austin Carty said the garden on Laurel Ave. is envisioned as a benefit to the community with its plethora of tomatoes,...

Corbin woman facing 22 counts of cruelty to animals

A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty to 22 counts of cruelty to animals stemming from a complaint made by local animal rights group Justice for Abused Animals. Sixty-three-year-old Saundra Nickels shook her head as Whitley District Court Fred White read the complaint against...

Preventing hay fires

You can prevent hay bale or barn fires if you bale hay at appropriate moistures and monitor the temperature of recently baled hay. Generally, hay will go through a heating phase within one to two weeks after baling. During this time, you should monitor the hay to make sure it...

Challenge your teen’s brain over summer vacation

While many adolescents look forward to summer vacation, it is not uncommon for them to quickly grow bored.  Bored teens often turn to television and electronics. But, with a little encouragement, a teen can transform a bored brain into one that is healthy and active, and in turn,...
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