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Whitley deputies investigating after Porta Potties stolen from spillway

Thieves appear to have only gotten away with half of their load as one of two Porta Potties stolen from the Laurel Lake spillway Thursday night was found lying along the roadway. Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene Friday afternoon when officials with the...

Two people arrested in connection with April burglary at AMVETS

Two people were arrested Tuesday in connection with the burglary at AMVETS Post 127 near Lily that occurred in April. The investigation led Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies to arrest Lawrence Mullis, 48, and Rebecca L. Bates, 36, both of Corbin, Tuesday morning. Deputy Gilbert...

Economy Inn property officially transferred to City of Corbin; will serve as site for new splash pad

Three months after it was announced that the owner of the Economy Inn Motel on South Main Street wanted to donate the property for use as the site of the proposed splash pad, the move was made official. At a ceremony Friday morning at Corbin City Hall, owner Ishwar Patel, along...

Downtown Corbin business open again after court orders it closed for outstanding taxes

Corbin 1 Hour Cleaners on South Main Street reopened Thursday, two days after the business was court ordered to be closed for failure to pay state taxes. “I got behind on paying some taxes, which I take full responsibility for,” said owner Joe House. “We got them taken care of...

Ted Forcht could always make you smile

When I think about Ted Forcht, I can’t help but smile. The guy was just funny and made you laugh. If you spent any time at all around him, then you probably had a smile on your face before you left Ted’s company. Given the health problems he had during his life, which included...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019

W’burg summer activities kick off with Movies in the Park Friday night

Once again this summer you don’t have to go any further than Bill Woods Park in Williamsburg most Friday nights to find either free live concerts or free movies in the park. “I am looking forward to another great summer of fun with our block parties and movies in the park and all...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019

Fourth Annual Burger Week starts Monday

Monday marks the beginning of the most wonderful week of the year for lovers of meat on a bun as the fourth annual “Burger Week” kicks off in Corbin. Ten locally owned restaurants have taken up the challenge to create the best tasting, most unique burger in town. The entries...

Corbin woman pleads guilty to spitting on deputy

A Corbin woman charged with assaulting a police officer by spitting in the face of a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday afternoon has pleaded guilty. Keasha J. Wilson, 25, was arrested on charges of third-degree assault on a police officer, menacing and resisting arrest in...