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Fall ‘Movies in the Park’ to feature, ‘Hocus Pocus’

The Halloween season will kick off Saturday in Corbin as the Corbin Tourism Commission holds its fall Movies in the Park event featuring the beloved Bette Midler movie, “Hocus Pocus.” The 1993 movie also stars Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy, who voiced Peggy Hill in the...

‘Survivor’ update week two: Elaine and Lairo win immunity, and spices

Whitley County’s Elaine Stott and the rest of her Lairo Tribe came out on top of the immunity challenge in the second week of CBS’s “Survivor,” earning a variety of spices in the process. Wednesday’s second episode opened with the tribe returning to camp after voting Ronnie out...

Joslyn & The Sweet Compression headlining River Fog Festival Saturday

Last year, organizers of the inaugural River Fog Festival in Williamsburg only expected to have about 500 attendees, but were pleasantly surprised when over 1,000 people attended the event. So many people attended the festival that craft beer and food vendors sold out. “I think...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019

Even with Red Flag Warning lifted, outdoor burning still limited

A Red Flag Warning, which was issued on Sept. 16 banning all outdoor burning in Whitley County, has been lifted. However, this doesn’t mean that you can burn any time that you want. Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. issued an executive order effective at 9 a.m. Monday...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019

Police: Colorado man involved in DUI attempts to escape custody

A Colorado man whom Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say was intoxicated when he struck two vehicles as he drove south on Interstate 75 Saturday night, added additional charges when he escaped police custody and fought with deputies as they attempted to recapture him. Jon Alfred...

Corbin moves up again, now ranked in top five among Kentucky school districts

While its too early to tell whether Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability rating system for its public schools is an improvement over previous incarnations, officials with the Corbin Independent School District know one thing for sure — by just about any measure, things are...

W’burg students score average on state assessments

Williamsburg Independent School students were average compared to the rest of the state on the latest round of state assessments scores with the elementary, middle and high schools each earning three stars out of a possible five stars on the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019

Remains of Corbin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to arrive back home Thursday evening

The remains of the Corbin sailor killed in the Imperial Japanese Navy’s attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 are scheduled to arrive in Corbin Thursday evening in preparation for his funeral on Saturday. Motor Machinist’s Mate First Class Ulis C. Steely, whose remains were...

Local woman to donate kidney to help friend live longer life

UPDATE October 3, 2019 5:15 PM Message from Scott Dunn, Cindy’s husband concerning her kidney transplant surgery that was held this morning: “Everything went great. Linda [Croley] is doing good. And Cindy [Cynthia Dunn] is doing good too. The new kidney started...