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Proclamation signed! Now let’s focus on Corbin’s future

I’ve run for elected office twice in Corbin, and voters trusted me both times to represent them on the City Commission. I met many of you face-to-face while going door-to-door during both of those races. It was a great way to really get to know my town. I consider that a great...

Moving the line right was wrong on Ky. Street

As I turned the sharp corner at Gordon and Kentucky Streets in Corbin, sharp because the center line had been moved to the right, I said to my wife, “Oh good it looks like they are getting ready to repave Kentucky Street.” I assumed that because the center line on the street had...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Evelyn Jean Tolliver

Evelyn Jean Tolliver, age 87, of Lexington, formerly of Corbin, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Baptist Health in Lexington. She was born in Bell County, a daughter of the late Rev. Ulysses Partin and Geneva Beaty Partin.  Evelyn was a retired school teacher from the...

Was Jesus Christ a ‘Super Socialist?’

Jesus Christ, Super Socialist” is Ivonne Rovira’s recent missive on Forward Kentucky in which she equates socialism with true Christianity. “It’s time to re-claim the connection between loving our neighbor and how we treat the poor, the powerless, and the earth itself,” Rovira...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Few Americans can name our First Amendment rights

Have Americans always been so ignorant of their First Amendment rights or is this just a modern day phenomenon? In a recent survey sent to us by the Kentucky Press Association only 14 percent of Americans were able to name Freedom of the Press as one of the freedoms guaranteed by...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Letter: Old teammate remembers the life of Darrell Storm

To the Editor: Darrell Storm was the son of the late John and Cleo Meadors Storm of Keavy and Corbin. His brother Barry is deceased, and Darrell is survived by his loving wife Carol Powers Storm, son Jeffrey Storm, daughter, Debra Pulventi, and 4 grandchildren. Darrell as a young...

Anna Mae Setser

Anna Mae Setser, 96, of Corbin, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2019 at her home.  She was the widow of Edward T. Setser. She was the last surviving child of the late Joseph Franklin and Susie Turner Weldon of Corbin, and was predeceased by siblings: Emily, Ethel, Franklin,...

Michael “Mike” Cornelius

Michael “Mike” Cornelius, age 57, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Baptist Health in Lexington. He was born in Ohio and was employed by the State of Kentucky as a Plumbing Inspector. Mike was preceded in death by his son, Michael Ralph Cornelius; mother,...

Childress, Partin indicted for alleged rape of children

The Whitley County Grand Jury handed down four indictments Monday morning in four separate cases that involved either the rape or abuse of a child or children. The grand jury indicted James Childress, 37, of Williamsburg, charging him with two counts of first-degree rape each...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts 33 people on drug-related charges

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted 33 people on drug-related charges while issuing their regular monthly report Monday morning. According to indictments and the grand jury report, the following people were indicted: Steven McCullah, 30, of Williamsburg – first-degree...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019
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