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Corbin Railroad Museum project on hold for foreseeable future

The proposed Corbin Railroad Museum is on hold, at least for the foreseeable future. At a special called meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission, which has been working to make the project planned for the former Corbin railroad depot, a reality, the commissioners opened the...

High speed chase through two counties ends with crash

A nearly 15-mile high-speed pursuit early Thursday morning that involved four law enforcement agencies ended with a crash and the arrest of a Corbin man. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Estep charged Bret A. Hatfield, 40, with nine counts of first-degree wanton endangerment...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Huff pleads guilty to federal kidnapping charge

A Gray man has pleaded guilty in federal court to kidnapping an individual who later provided police with information into the March 16 shooting death of Geri Johnson. David C. Huff, 36, appeared in U.S. District Court in London Wednesday for an arraignment on the felony...

Despite no body, trial date set for man accused in killing of missing woman

Even though police still have not recovered the body or any remains of the victim, a fall trial date has been set for a Williamsburg man, who is accused of taking part in the killing of a missing local woman. Judge Paul Winchester scheduled an Oct. 22 trial date Thursday...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Murder trial delayed as defendants mull plea offers

The May 28 trial date of a southern Whitley County couple, who are accused of beating a woman to death in 2017, has been postponed for a couple more months in part to give the defendants more time to mull a plea offer from the prosecutor. Chris James Lowe, 40, and Lori Mattie,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Three accused of kidnapping 16-year-old, locking her in Uhaul

A Corbin trio is facing kidnapping, human trafficking, unlawful imprisonment and other charges for allegedly locking a teen in the back of a U-Haul truck and driving to Cincinnati. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Cemetery caretakers say money has run dry to mow graves

A Corbin area cemetery that dates back to the 1800s is in danger of becoming overgrown because of a lack of funds in its perpetual care account. Corinth Cemetery, which is located on Corinth Cemetery Road off of Cumberland Falls Hwy., is typically mowed every two weeks at a cost...

Whitley Co. officials hoping to fix nearly a dozen ‘significant’ road issues with FEMA funds

Whitley County officials are hoping that a recently declared federal disaster declaration will enable them to fix 10-12 significant road issues that were caused by flooding and mudslides this past winter. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Mark Shepherd resigns from Corbin Tourism Commission

A seat has come open on the Corbin Tourism Commission after Mark Shepherd elected to resign. Shepherd owns and operates Bubby’s Barbecue and Shep’s Place restaurants. “With my wife passing and the new business (Shep’s), there were just not enough hours in the day,” Shepherd said...

Couple accused of bridge vandalism plead not guilty; suspects almost jailed

The Williamsburg couple charged with splattering paint on deck of Corbin’s Engineer Street Bridge made their first court appearance Tuesday. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
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