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To reduce suicide, we must talk about suicide

Suicide has been in the media a lot recently and affects all of us in some way. One person dies by suicide every eleven hours in Kentucky, according to data from the Center for Disease Control. This is three times the rate of people dying by homicide in the state. Suicide is the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2018
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Letter: Chamber director thankful for NIBROC support

To the Editor: The 66th Annual NIBROC Festival was a great success, from set-up on Wednesday evening to clean-up on Saturday night. The extent of assistance and cooperation from the City of Corbin was tremendous and I’d like to thank everyone who had a part in helping with any...
Posted On 24 Aug 2018
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Letter to the Editor: Reader won’t watch NFL or NBA games due to National Anthem protests

To the Editor: Several days ago on the Fox News, a group of illegal young men looking as if they were in their early 20s, were passing security supposedly without their parents. They sure looked much older than I as I left high school in my junior year to join the U.S. Marines. I...
Posted On 24 Aug 2018
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Saying a fond farewell to NIBROC 2018

NIBROC! It’s the best four-day stretch of the year, I think. I know some don’t agree. That’s fine. To me, it’s just one big celebration, right in our downtown. We close down the streets. We set the grind of reality aside for just a bit and all resolve to have a great time. We...

WWE returning to Corbin with, ‘Supershow’

When the stars of WWE Smackdown came to Corbin on March 9, the show set an attendance record at The Arena, packing in 6,259 fans. Arena Manager Kristina Balla announced Friday, that based on the success of that event, WWE is returning to Corbin on Oct. 27 with a show featuring...

Worley’s celebrate 66 years of marriage

Sixty-six years of marriage is a thing of fairy tales in today’s times, and Loretha and Harold Worley, of Williamsburg, are a living testament that fairy tales really are possible if you work hard to make them a reality. The couple celebrates their wedding anniversary on August...

Cumberlands’ Sigma Pi Sigma chapter inducts new members

University of the Cumberlands’ chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma recently held an induction ceremony for its new members. The presiding officer for the ceremony was Mr. Dage Spinning, 2017-2018 president of the chapter. Three members were inducted into the chapter: Mr. Steven Ronald...

Ima Jean Siler

Ima Jean Siler, 84, of Corbin passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Born February 10, 1934, in Harlan County, she was the daughter of the late Dillard and Kathryn Brock. In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Garfield Siler, and son,...