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Legislative update from State Rep. Regina Huff

Changes paying off for pension systems, but steep challenges remain No issue has received more legislative attention over the last two years than the potential failure of our public pension systems. Our state employee pension system remains one of the worst-funded in the United...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Lacking: Transparency and judicial good sense

A lack of transparency and judicial good sense provide this edition of “Liberty Boosters and Busters.” Liberty Booster: Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon, who released an audit confirming a culture of secrecy continues to exist within the commonwealth’s two largest public-retirement...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Baptist Health announces opening of Wound Care center

Baptist Health Corbin has announced that it will open a new comprehensive center for specialized treatment of wounds. The Wound Care Center at Baptist Health Corbin will provide specialized treatment for chronic or non-healing sores or wounds that have not significantly improved...

Trial begins Tuesday in case of Corbin man accused of murdering wife

The trial of a Corbin man accused of murdering his wife and planting the gun to make it appear to be a suicide began Tuesday in Laurel Circuit Court. Joshua Tate Davenport, 40, was indicted in 2018 on charges of murder – domestic violence, and tampering with physical evidence in...

Whitley BOE names Oak Grove early learning center in honor of Delmar Mahan

During the nearly 27 years that Delmar Mahan served on the Whitley County Board of Education, his primary focus was always on the students. “He always believed that the kids of Whitley County, the students and the community should have the very best,” Whitley County...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Shoes 4 the Soul provides 450 school kids with new shoes

About 450 school children received free shoes and socks along with bags of hygiene items during the 8th Annual Shoes 4 the Soul event Friday at the University of the Cumberlands. About 500 college students and about 50 faculty/staff helped out by first washing the soles of the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

‘Chalk the Walk’ suicide awareness event to be held next Tuesday in Corbin

The week of September 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, and Baptist Health Corbin is working to raise awareness for the people in the community who are considering taking their lives with the “Chalk The Walk” event. Scheduled to coincide with the weekly Farmers...

Baptist Health Corbin’s annual Cancer Survivors Dinner to focus on prostate cancer

While October is now synonymous with the fight against breast cancer, Baptist Health Corbin is holding its annual Cancer Survivors Dinner with the goal of getting more men to focus on prostate cancer and what they may do to reduce their chances of contracting it. “It is known as...

Tickets now available for annual Taste of Southeast Kentucky on October 24

Restaurants from across the region will be offering a sample of their menus as part of the sixth annual Taste of Southeast Kentucky at The Arena in Corbin on October 24. The event will fund the efforts of God’s Pantry Food Bank Southeast Regional Distribution Center, which helps...

Funeral for Corbin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be held October 5

A Corbin sailor killed in the Imperial Japanese Navy’s attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 will be laid to rest alongside other members of his family at Corinth Cemetery on October 5. Surviving family members of Motor Machinist’s Mate First Class Ulis C. Steely said while...
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