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$80 million Arq plant in Corbin unveiled at chamber luncheon

A patented process that allows coal waste to be recovered and turned into and relatively clean, high-value energy source is the impetus behind the construction of an $80 million facility in Corbin that will employ about 70 workers in the very near future. C.K. Lane, Head of US...

Ali talks about famous father, boxing success

Laila Ali, the undefeated women’s boxing champion and daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, joined athletes Terry Bradshaw and Shaquille O’Neil, religious and political leaders Will Graham, Fred Thompson and Rudy Giuliani as the keynote speaker at the Forcht Excellence in...

Remains found in 2015 identified as missing Georgia man

Thanks to DNA testing, the skeletal remains of a body found off Happy Hollow Road in 2015 have now been identified as that of a missing Georgia man. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Bevin wants disaster declaration for Whitley County

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is seeking a Presidential Disaster Declaration for severe weather damage from February and March that impacted 58 Kentucky counties, including Whitley, Laurel, Knox, Bell and McCreary counties. The system produced extended episodes of strong winds and...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Sheriff’s deputies recover stolen car, 4-wheeler in separate cases

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department recently recovered a stolen ATV from Bell County and a stolen car from Georgia in separate cases, according to news releases. On April 4, Deputy Brandon Prewitt recovered a 2011 Honda ATV that was entered as stolen, and located the vehicle...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Child abuse prevention walk planned Saturday in W’burg

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the figures are daunting. In 2018, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services substantiated 32,407 abuse cases or services needed cases in the state, which was 471 more cases than in 2017. A total of 538 cases were...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Gibson accused of fleeing police on motorcycle

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly led Kentucky State Police on a chase on his motorcycle, struck a police cruiser with his motorcycle, and resisted arrest while armed with a .22 caliber derringer pistol in his pocket, is now facing 18 criminal charges. You need to login to view...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Third annual #keepcorbinclean event set for Saturday

The third annual #keepcorbinclean community cleanup will be held Saturday. Volunteers will meet at Sanders Park on Main Street to pick up supplies and then spread out across the city in an effort to make Corbin a little more presentable. “I think people can appreciate a pleasing...

Mr. Gatti’s in Corbin hosting child abuse awareness event on April 20

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and Mr. Gatti’s in Corbin is going blue on April 20 in an effort to shine some light on the problem. “We are a children’s facility,” said April Goodin, general manager of the store located at Corbin Station on U.S. 25E. Between noon and 3...

CHS WaterStep Club collecting old shoes to help people in Africa

A group of Corbin High School students is, once again, collecting shoes that will ultimately help people in Africa have better access to clean drinking water The WaterStep Club, led by Social Studies teacher Cheryl Tinsley is seeking used, and even mismatched shoes, ranging from...
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