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What does state revenue report for Fiscal Year 2019 show?

The Office of State Budget Director reported today that annual Kentucky’s General Fund receipts rose for the ninth consecutive year while Road Fund collections have increased in each of the last three years. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 (FY19), General Fund receipts...

Corbin Tourism Commission gets $20k grant to fund way finding signage

The Corbin Tourism Commission has been awarded a $20,000 grant to help fund the Corbin way finding signage effort. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced the grant during the commission’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. The grant was awarded by the Community and Economic...

Corbin man sentenced to one year in jail in child porn plea agreement

A Corbin man, who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, was sentenced Thursday to the mandatory minimum of one year in jail. Lloyd Wilson, 66, was sentenced in accordance with the plea agreement reached in Laurel Circuit Court. Wilson had previously pleaded guilty to...

Cumberland Valley Cruise-in set for Saturday in Corbin

After being washed out in June, the Cumberland Valley Cruise-in will return to downtown Corbin on Saturday. The display of classic and custom rides from motorcycles to Mack trucks will take place from 4-8 p.m. along Main Street. The featured vehicle Saturday will be motorcycles....

Bill Hoover celebration of life set for Saturday

A celebration of life will be held this Saturday to honor the memory of one of Corbin’s most prominent businessmen and generous philanthropists. Bill Hoover, long-time owner and President of Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Corbin, passed away June 30 while on a golf outing with...