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Tom Greer speaks publicly for first time as new head coach of Corbin Redhounds football

A reception was held Thursday evening in the Corbin High School cafeteria to officially welcome Tom Greer as the newest head coach of the Redhounds football program. Highlights from Greer’s speech included the following…

Department of Public Health issues guidelines related to severe flooding

The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), reminds Kentuckians to follow safety guidelines following severe flooding and water run-off events from recent rainfall across the state. Governor Andy Beshear, who today visited the...
Posted On 13 Feb 2020
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Corbin police officer ‘doing well’ following stroke

A Corbin Police Officer is recovering after suffering a stroke Sunday. Corporal Ken Proffitt was taken to Baptist Health Corbin for treatment. “He is doing really well. He has been able to walk and talk,” Chief Rusty Hedrick said of the 35-year-old husband and father of two....

Corbin Tourism planning city’s first half marathon

Corbin Tourism and Corbin Recreation are partnering together in planning the inaugural “Colonel Sanders Half Marathon” on Nov. 14 At the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Tuesday, Director Maggy Kriebel announced that planning had begun for the inaugural...

Regina Carol McKinney

Regina Carol McKinney, age 70, departed this life on February 12, 2020 at the Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. She was born on November 27, 1949 in Manchester, Kentucky, to George Lewis and Loma (Gibson) Lewis. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Loma (Gibson)...

W’burg plans $6 million recreation, tourism renovation around waterpark

Officials unveiled a three-phase, $6 million plan during Monday night’s Williamsburg City Council meeting that will add two new softball fields, a new walking and bicycling path, new campground sites, a splash pad, and a swimming pool to attractions in or around the Kentucky...
Posted On 13 Feb 2020

Lovitt officially out as W’burg Housing Authority’s Executive Director

The Williamsburg Housing Authority has a new board of directors, and will soon have a new permanent executive director. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 13 Feb 2020

Woman clinging to tree branch in Cumberland River rescued Tuesday

Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonas Saunders and Emergency Management Director Danny Moses led an effort Tuesday night to rescue a woman trapped on a tree branch in the swollen Cumberland River outside of Williamsburg. “He deserves just about all of the credit,” Moses said of...