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Second plea scheduled in federal pharmacy burglaries case

A second defendant facing federal charges of conspiracy to break into numerous pharmacies throughout Kentucky and Tennessee has filed a motion for rearraignment. According to a court order entered Tuesday, 39-year-old Kenneth Britton of Whitwell, Tennessee is scheduled to appear...

Co-defendant in federal drug case involving former Corbin Police officer pleads guilty

One of the co-defendants in a federal drug conspiracy case involving a former Corbin Police office pleaded guilty to her involvement Wednesday, while a second has filed a motion for rearraignment. Thirty-two-year-old Tiffany Hamilton, who was indicted in U.S. District Court in...

Celebrating the 200th anniversary, and saying farewell to Maggie J’s

Williamsburg, Whitley County and this newspaper all have big plans for celebrating the 200th anniversary of the county and the city in April. An impressive list of the many activities were listed in last week’s edition of the News Journal. More information will be published in...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018

Eye bill’s focus: Keep online examiners out

As House members struggle to unite on serious issues involving public-pension reform and budget cuts, they’ve had no problem coming together with shutter-speed agreement to pass legislation protecting the powerful optometric industry from online innovators. One reason – and it’s...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018

Two arrested after toddler found in home with drug-filled needle

Thursday evening, Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies and Kentucky State Police went to a Williamsburg home searching for a man wanted for allegedly violating his parole, and found the suspect, drugs, and a toddler at the residence. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018

Corbin’s first ‘bar’ licensee to begin serving Friday night

The first of Corbin’s two “bar” licenses will be in use starting Friday as beer will be available at Felts Music Place. General Manager Chuck Felts said the club on Fifth Street Road will host “Music and Sudz” beginning at 8 p.m. “We will have bottles on ice and a few cans,”...

Corbin Police posted outside Corbin schools during drop off

People driving up to one of Corbin’s seven school buildings to pick up or drop off students Monday may have noticed a Corbin Police officer standing near the entrance. Corbin Police Chief Rusty Hedrick said during Monday’s meeting of the Corbin City Commission that beginning...

Continuing Coverage: 2018 13th Region tournaments

Monday: With a 66-62 win in overtime against the South Laurel Cardinals, the Corbin Redhounds are now your 2018 13th Region champions. The 25-7 Hounds will advance to next week’s Sweet 16 tournament at Rupp Arena where they will face the winners out of Region 14. Look below...