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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart coming to Corbin for grand opening of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet on March 25

In an official press release, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has announced that three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will be in town to help celebrate the grand opening of Corbin’s newest shopping destination on March 25. Read on for full details…

Coleman promoted to Provost at the University of the Cumberlands

Dr. Emily Coleman has been promoted to Provost at University of the Cumberlands, according to an announcement by President Larry Cockrum this week. In this role, Coleman will direct the Offices of Academic Affairs and Student Services, as well as provide leadership support to...
Posted On 21 Feb 2020
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Fire breaks out Friday at The Depot on Main

Corbin firefighters were called to The Depot on Main Friday morning to battle a grease fire. Battalion Chief Jack Partin said firefighters received the call about 11:30 a.m. “It started in the deep fryer area,” Partin said. “Their hood system worked,” Partin added noting the dry...

Whitley BOE ends corporal punishment

Corporal punishment is no more in the Whitley County school district. During its regular monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education updated its policy and procedures immediately removing corporal punishment as a disciplinary option in the school district....
Posted On 21 Feb 2020

Corbin schools auctioning off surplus furnishings from old elementary, intermediate schools

The Corbin Board of Education approved a motion to declare numerous desks, chairs, tables, shelves and similar items that remain following the closure of the intermediate and elementary schools as surplus. At the board’s regular meeting last Thursday, the members unanimously...

Corbin man who ran from police in stolen truck admits he smoked meth

A Corbin man was arrested Saturday after police say he was under the influence of methamphetamine when he led police on a vehicle pursuit in a stolen pickup truck. Brian K. Surgener, 38, is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking – auto – of the value of $500 or more but less...