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Corbin High School to offer flex scheduling

Some Corbin High School seniors in the Class of 2019 may see some flexibility with their class scheduling to ensure they meet their graduation requirements while gaining valuable work experience, or attending to matters that may have previously forced them to miss school, or,...

Corbin police investigating second ‘suspicious’ vehicle fire in two weeks

Corbin Police and firefighters are investigating a second suspicious vehicle fire in the area around Engineer Street. Firefighters were called to Creekside Apartments about 3:30 a.m. Monday where a Pontiac sedan was destroyed by fire. A pickup truck was destroyed by fire outside...

Coal severance funds going towards the purchase of new Whitley ambulance

Whitley County EMS will be getting a new ambulance thanks to coal severance money. The Whitley County Fiscal Court approved a resolution to transfer $74,000 in coal severance funds to Whitley County EMS. Amber Owens, the Director of County Projects for the Whitley County Fiscal...

Area schools receiving coal severance funds

Whitley County’s three school systems will each receive $10,000 in coal severance funds. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Whitley County Fiscal Court the magistrates approved a resolution authorizing and transferring the coal severance funds to Corbin, Whitley County and...

Whitley County bicentennial birthday party pushed back to Thursday

Whitley County is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding this year, and the celebration starts with a party Thursday afternoon. “It’s an actual birthday party,” said Whitley County Projects Director Amber Owens. “We will have a huge cake. We will have a PowerPoint...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018

One injured during Monday crash in Williamburg

One driver was taken to the hospital and another was cited for having no insurance following a Monday morning crash in Williamsburg. The crash happened shortly before noon on US25W near the entrance to Firestone Industrial Products and Dollar General. Sandie Lawson, 48, of...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018

Former Corbin BOE member, car salesman Reasor dies at age of 98

A former member of the Corbin Board of Education, local car salesman and prominent Corbin citizen passed away last week at age 98. Baker E. Reasor, who died January 9 in Clarksville, Tennessee, was laid to rest Sunday in Corbin During his career in the car business, Reasor was...

Moving Kentucky elections is an idea I support

With pensions and tax reform and a super-tight budget cycle, among other concerns, there’s one proposal before the Kentucky General Assembly this year that may not be the most exciting thing on the agenda, but I think it’s one of the most important. In her excellent legislative...

Whitley Board of Education discusses impact of potential cuts to state budget

January is school board member appreciation month and Whitley County Board of Education officials received a number of gifts during Thursday’s monthly board of education meeting. From left to right, board members J.E. Jones, Larry Lambdin, Brenda Hill and Malorie Cooper. Board...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018

Legal Notices for 1-17-18

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MINE Pursuant to Application No. 918-0496, Renewal #1 In accordance with the provisions of KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that Kopper Glo Mining, LLC., P.O. Box 203; Clairfield, Tennessee 37715 (Phone: 423-784-6445), has applied for a renewal of an...