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Root Beer Stand to open as scheduled Tuesday

March in Corbin means the start of another season at the Root Beer Stand, and while it will open as scheduled Tuesday, new rules have been instituted during the COVID–19 pandemic. Customers are asked to take the food home. The walk–up window and bathrooms will be closed. No...

Stories that stir: The way out of worry

(Commentary by Mt. Ash Baptist Church Pastor Billy Carpenter) I suppose many of you like myself is a little anxious or worried about this Coronavirus. The fact we are seeing all sports stopped, colleges and schools have shutdown. Businesses are closing their doors; people are out...
Posted On 23 Mar 2020
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Baptist Health Corbin hosting Ky. Blood Center’s ‘Bloodmobile’ March 31

Baptist Health Corbin will be hosting the Kentucky Blood Center’s Bloodmobile March 31 in an effort to help the center replenish its dwindling blood supply. The Bloodmobile will be set up in the Trillium Center Circle behind the main parking lot of the hospital between 9 a.m. and...

James Smith

Mr. James Smith, age 79, of Duff, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 03, 1941 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. James is preceded in death by his: parents, Ed and Maggie Partin Smith; sisters, Ruby Browning,...

Edward Drake

Edward Drake, age 70, of Tyes Ferry Road, Rockholds, Kentucky, departed this life on Saturday, March 21, 2020, in Rockholds, Kentucky. He was born on January 13, 1950, in Dowagiac, Michigan to the late Calvin and Jean (Brailler) Drake. He is survived by wife, Patsy Drake, of...

Wade Decker

Wade Decker, age 58, of Runway Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, March 20, 2020, at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard, Kentucky. He was born on February 19, 1962, in Corbin, Kentucky, to the late Franklin Jones and Gladys Brown. He was...

Educational options for families: The road to real reform

The following guest editorial was written by Dr. John Garen, BB&T Professor of Economics at the University of Kentucky and chairman of the Bluegrass Institute Board of Scholars.

Jayden Micah Marlow

Jayden Micah Marlow, age 11, of Hubert Siler Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Baptist Health in Corbin. He was born on November 4, 2008, in Jellico, Tennessee, to Joseph Caddell and the late Michelle Marlow. He was also preceded in...

Better Business Bureau warns of online scams in wake of COVID–19 pandemic

The Better Business Bureau is warning residents to be on alert for potential online scams concerning the purchase of surgical masks in the wake of the COVID–19 pandemic. Better Business Bureau (BBB) Scam Tracker has received more than two dozen reports from consumers about...

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet still opening March 25 in Corbin, but without Tony Stewart there

(Editor’s note: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Corbin will still be allowed to open on Wednesday, March 25 as scheduled.) Bargain shoppers will delight in the opening of the newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Corbin. Ollie’s is known for unbeatable name brand...
Posted On 23 Mar 2020
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