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Helen Perkins Johnson

Helen Perkins Johnson, age 61, of Rockholds, passed away on Wednesday July 19, 2017 at Baptist Health in Corbin surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Woodrow Swafford and Susie Nantz Swafford; husband, Noel Perkins; brothers, Delbert, Boyd,...

Yellow Jacket baseball players turning heads as members of summer travel teams

This summer has been a busy one for many local athletes, including Williamsburg baseball player Jake Harrison.

Corbin officials opening McBurney Center, lowering pool admission to help residents beat heat

With the heat forecast to spike into the low to mid 90s Friday and Saturday, Corbin city officials are taking steps to help residents stay cool. City Manager Marlon Sams said the McBurney Center on Barbourville Street would be open to the public from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. each day....

Averitt Express honors Corbin man with 25-year safety award

Averitt Express recently honored associate Brian Lawson of Corbin for 25 years of safety. Averitt has developed a culture of safety by measuring both vehicle and driver performance through a series of indicators. It also strives to have the safest trucks on the road, aiming for...

Woman charged with shoplifting at Corbin Walmart had been told not to be at store

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a woman arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly attempting to shoplift at the north Corbin Walmart, had been told twice before not to return to the store. Twenty-nine-year-old Amanda Felts and 29-year-old Brian Glancy, both of London, were...

Laurel County man charged with sexual abuse involving preteen

A Laurel County man has been charged with one count of sexual abuse after the police say he inappropriately touched a preteen child at a fitness center in north Corbin Tuesday evening. Twenty-seven-year-old Justin David Rose of London was arrested following an investigation by...

Roberta Elizabeth Kinsey

Roberta Elizabeth Kinsey, 60, of Colonel Hollow Road, Rockholds, departed this life on Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at Baptist Health in Corbin. She was born on July 19, 1956 in Wyandotte, MI to the late John Cusson and Sena (Davenport) Cusson. She was also preceded in death by her...

Charles Edward “Eddie” Morrison Jr.

Charles Edward “Eddie” Morrison, Jr., 74, of Corbin passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at Baptist Health Corbin. A native of Middlesboro, he was a son of Charles Edward Morrison, Sr. and the late Dora Edith “Dee” Morrison.  A brother, Gerald Lorrell Morrison also predeceased him....