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Baptist Health Corbin Volunteer Auxiliary offers chance to, ‘Splat out Cancer’

Baptist Health Corbin’s Volunteer Auxiliary held a fundraiser Thursday to benefit its efforts to aid patients receiving cancer treatment at the hospital, providing them with the opportunity to, “Splat out Cancer.” For $1, individuals had the chance to sling shot balloons filled...

If you’re going to vote Tuesday, bring your driver’s license

Here’s a hint. If you go to the polls next Tuesday to vote in the May Primary Election and you want to spend a little less time waiting in line, then bring your driver’s license with you and have it out ready for precinct officers to scan. It will greatly speed up the process....
Posted On 17 May 2019

Less than 15 percent voter turnout expected in Whitley County

Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz isn’t anticipating a large voter turnout for next Tuesday’s election. While she would like to see a 50 percent voter turnout, Schwartz noted that she is expecting the turnout to be less than 15 percent. As of Monday morning, fewer than 50 people...
Posted On 17 May 2019

Health department seeks vaping ban in public buildings

Vaping or the use of e-cigarettes is increasing not just locally but across the country, especially among teenagers. Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director Marcy Rein asked the Williamsburg City Council to extend the city’s smoking ordinance to include...
Posted On 17 May 2019

Agriculture Commissioner makes campaign stop in Corbin

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles made a campaign stop in Corbin Tuesday. The Republican incumbent is seeking is second term in office. “This is the defacto voice of rural Kentucky,” said the Scott County native who grew up working on a farm growing tobacco and...