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Cox: Revenue from Corbin BOE tax hike will go toward school safety

Newly hired teachers in the Corbin Independent School System were honored by the Board of Education during its monthly meeting last Thursday. In the name of school safety, taxpayers who live in the Corbin Independent School District will be paying a little more on their tax bills...

Fourth-month investigation leads to meth bust on AG Road

A four-month-long investigation led to a large methamphetamine bust in southern Laurel County over the weekend, and two people are facing felony drug trafficking charges after being arrested by police. According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department, Detectives James Sizemore...

Grace Health Women’s Care holds community open house

The state-of-the-art, 19,000 square feet Grace Health Women’s Care center officially opened in Corbin this week, and community members got a sneak peak of the facility last Wednesday prior to its official opening. The clinic, located at the old Forest Lanes bowling alley in the...

First Lady visits local treatment center for women

Kentucky First Lady Glenna Bevin visited a Corbin facility last week dedicated to helping pregnant and parenting mothers get back on their feet in the wake of crippling substance abuse problems. Bevin, the mother of nine children (four adopted), toured the Independence House last...

Landscape given life in lovingly written Elkhorn

In his book, which has received the Thomas D. Clark Medallion for highlighting Kentucky history and culture, Taylor gives both a personal and historical account oflife on Elkhorn Creek – one of the state’s longest creeks that has for many years remained as a top destination for...

Corbin Public Library’s ‘Girls Who Code’ draws 12 participants

The first week of the Corbin Public Library’s “Girls Who Code,” drew 12 participants Monday afternoon. The 15-week course, which will be held on Mondays, is designed to teach girls the basics of computer coding while giving them the opportunity to make friends and explore career...

Corbin leaders put brakes on new fire truck purchase

The Corbin Fire Department still needs a new pumper truck, but it may not be getting one that the Corbin City Commission voted to purchase last week. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 19 Sep 2018

Vanover pleads guilty in federal court in drug conspiracy case

The second of the two men facing federal charges of conspiring to distribute drugs in Whitley County in 2017 has pleaded guilty. Danny Ray Vanover, 44, of, Williamsburg, pleaded guilty to his part in the conspiracy uncovered by Williamsburg Police, at a rearraignment hearing on...

Alene Heatwole

Alene Heatwole, 82, of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at her home. She was born June 27, 1936 in Wofford, to the late Fred Barker and Stella Rains Barker. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband James Heatwole, three sisters: June...

Stella Mae Mahan

Stella Mae Mahan, 98, the widow of the late Dewey Mahan of Old Barbourville Road, West, Corbin, passed away on Sunday morning at the Continued Care Hospital in Corbin. Visitation will be at the Laurel Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour of 2 p.m. Wednesday in the...