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Search for missing Tennessee girl focuses on Whitley County, Corbin

Tennessee officials are focusing on Whitley County and Corbin in their search for a missing teen after her cell phone’s GPS indicated it was in the area. According to WVLT News in Knoxville, Savannah Leigh Pruitt, 14, has been missing from her Madisonville home since Jan. 13....
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Attorney promises legal challenge to church annexation

With nearly 1,000 people in attendance each Sunday, Immanuel Baptist Church has grown to the point where it needs the additional capacities of the Corbin Police Department and the Corbin Fire Department. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Pastor to church vandal: ‘God still loves him’

A Williamsburg man allegedly broke into a church early Sunday morning, destroyed several items inside, engaged in a standoff with police, falsely told police that he had been stabbed and shot, and resisted arrest once police entered the building. You need to login to view the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

In the Circle Family Restaurant closes its doors, but maybe not for good

Just over two months after opening for business, a downtown Corbin restaurant is closing its doors, but, hopefully, not permanently. In the Circle Family Restaurant, located in the former Dixie Café building on South Main Street, announced Friday that it would cease operations at...

530 people take advantage of free Hep A vaccinations

If you go out to eat in Williamsburg in the near future, don’t be surprised if you see a sign on the door saying “We participated! Hep-A vaccination clinic because we care!” A total of 530 people took advantage of a free Hepatitis A vaccination clinic that was held last week in...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Federal trial begins in case of W’burg pharmacist facing drug-related charges

One pharmacist in the federal case involving the illegal distribution of prescription pain pills out of Kim’s Hometown Pharmacy in Williamsburg has been tried and convicted, while the second, owner/operator Kimberly Jones, appeared in court Tuesday for the opening of her trial....

Sheriff’s deputy recovers stolen vehicle near Corbin Sunday

A Corbin man is behind bars after he was pulled over driving a car that had been reported stolen, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. On Sunday, Joe Prewitt received a complaint at 4005 Fifth Street Road in Corbin. Prewitt then checked the license plate...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Tri-County Elks donate sleeping bags to help homeless

While First Baptist Church’s White Flag Ministry provides shelter to those in need on exceptionally cold nights, its resources are limited, forcing the tipping point to be set at 29 degrees. In an effort to assist those who need stay warm when the ministry is not available, the...

Corbin native, Union student joins Kentucky Intercollegiate Band

Kaitlyn Graham’s hard work and determination will soon pay off as she prepares to perform in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Band (KIB) at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference. The mission of KIB is to ‘provide a plethora of strong musical experiences for collegiate...

Delk recognized for 20 Years of Service

Zem Delk, Banking Officer at Forcht Bank in Corbin, was recently recognized for 20 Years of Service to Forcht Bank. He was honored at the bank¹s Employee Recognition Dinner held at Keeneland in Lexington on January 22nd.