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Knox County Judge-executive presents Corbin Senior Citizen Center with check

Knox County Judge-executive Mike Mitchell came to the Corbin Senior Citizen Center last Tuesday to present officials with a check for $2,000. to be used for the meal program. The center has been in a budget crunch after cuts state and federal funding for the program, which was...

Poll: Where do Kentuckians stand on needle exchange programs?

About half of Kentucky adults favor programs that allow people who use intravenous drugs to exchange used needles for sterile ones, while about 40 percent oppose such programs, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) report. Generally, the more familiar...
Posted On 14 Jun 2019
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Study shows children in central and eastern KY more likely to face hunger than overall population in USA

God’s Pantry Food Bank announced the release of Map the Meal Gap 2019, the latest report by Feeding America® on food insecurity and the cost of food at both the county and congressional district level. It is the only study that provides food insecurity data at the local level....
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Kentuckians lose more years of life to drug abuse than almost anywhere else in the US, reveals study.

The United States has suffered with an opioid epidemic for over two decades, resulting in shocking statistics that are exacerbated with each passing year – there seems to be no end in sight, despite the DEA’s best efforts to fight drug abuse. The World Health Organization...
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Prominent Corbin surgeon, Fine Arts Association co-founder, dies at age 90

A prominent local surgeon, and co-founder of the Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky, passed away last Friday. He is being remembered this week as a humble, kind community servant whose contributions to his town will live on for years to come. Dr. Harry A. Hamilton...

Corbin man arrested for assaulting, imprisoning woman

A Corbin man was arrested Tuesday at the Corbin Walmart where his girlfriend reportedly fled after being held against her will for several days. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Elmo Clinton Carroll, 35, on charges of second-degree unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree...

Vicki Conner’s family raising reward money for capture of Nicholas Rucker

The family of the woman who was shot and killed at a Woodbine residence on May 22, is asking for the public’s help to raise reward money in the hopes of enticing someone to give up the location of the man that police say killed her. Vicki S. Conner’s cousin, Nancy Wagner, has...