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2018 Rogers Scholar delivers care baskets to patients at Heritage Nursing Home

Graduate of The Center for Rural Development Rogers Scholars program organizes care baskets for community service project For several months, Kenzie Lacefield has accompanied Central Baptist Church every Tuesday night to minister to the patients at Heritage Nursing Home in...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Concentration camp’ is the right term for detention facilities at the border

To the Editor: Concentration camp is the proper term to describe the separation of children from their parents, the detention of children in cages, the detention of adults behind wire fences or in overcrowded, unsanitary detention centers, especially since children are dying in...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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The Corbin Center is a crown jewel, needs to remain a community center

For several years now, the Corbin Independent School System has managed The Corbin Center for Technology and Community Activities — which they renamed, for sake of simplicity, THE CORBIN CENTER. For those who aren’t familiar, it’s the building right below the arena next to...

Wrestling, children’s games added to Whitley County Fair line-up

Wrestling and some new children’s games are among the new events being added for this year’s Whitley County Fair, which will take place this week. Whitley County Fair Board Chairperson Bobby Joe Monhollen said that one of the new additions to this year’s fair is Kentucky Zone...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019

Changes to smoking ordinance discussed at Corbin City Commission meeting

The City of Corbin’s smoking ordinance, and what, if any, changes should be made to the it in light of the continuing growth of nightlife on Main Street came up for discussion at the regular Corbin City Commission meeting Monday night. You need to login to view the rest of the...

Williamsburg woman, sent to Whitley Co. Jail three times within 24 hours

They say the third time is a charm, but following her third arrest and ride to the Whitley County Detention Center within a 24-hour period, a Williamsburg woman facing misdemeanor charges is being held on a $1,000 cash bond pending her next court appearance in August. You need to...

Whitley BOE renames early learning center after late board member

The Whitley County Board of Education began Thursday’s monthly meeting with a moment of silence in honor of the late Delmar Mahan, who previously served on the board for over 26 years including several years as board chairman. Then board member Kenneth Carr delivered a prayer for...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019

‘Top Chef’ judge visits The Wrigley Taproom

One of Corbin’s top chefs had the opportunity to meet and receive feedback from one of the judges of Bravo network’s, “Top Chef.” Chef Graham Elliot came to downtown Corbin Saturday where he met with Kristen Smith and the crew at The Wrigley Taproom. “He was the most down to...

Whitley County Health Department offering free Hep. A. vaccinations July 25, July 30

In January 530 people took advantage of a free Hepatitis A vaccination clinic held in Williamsburg. Those needing either the first or second parts of their vaccinations will have a chance to get them from free with two upcoming clinics, which are for people who are either...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019

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