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Governor again encourages Corbin residents on Saturday to take advantage of free May 12-14 COVID-19 testing

For the second day in a row Saturday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear again mentioned Corbin during his daily 5 p.m. COVID-19 press briefing. Beshear is encouraging southeastern Kentucky residents to take advantage of free COVID-19 testing that Kroger will be doing with drive-thru...
Posted On 09 May 2020

Whitley County Health Department reports 10th confirmed COVID-19 case; Laurel County up to 21 cases

Within the last 24 hours, Whitley, Laurel, Knox and McCreary counties have all reported additional COVID-19 cases. The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 10th confirmed COVID-19 case Saturday afternoon. The person is isolating at home. The last COVID-19...
Posted On 09 May 2020

W’burg vet Travis Sulfridge talks COVID-19 and its potential effects on pets, pet owners

Travis Sulfridge, DVM is a 2011 graduate of Whitley County High School. After earning an undergraduate degree from the University of the Cumberlands he went on to Auburn University in Alabama, where he graduated in May of 2019 from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

COVID-19 delays W’burg Waterpark expansion; Waterpark might not open at all in 2020

Normally at this point in May workers would be busy in preparation for the Kentucky Splash Waterpark’s traditional Memorial Day Weekend opening, but this isn’t happening right now. In fact, it might not happen at all this summer. Gov. Andy Beshear has announced that pools...
Posted On 09 May 2020

Corbin Tourism Commission planning in-person meeting May 12

One local agency is beginning to return to a more normal routine as the Corbin Tourism Commission plans to hold its regular monthly meeting on May 12 in person. “We’ve got to have a board meeting,” said Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel, noting the main topic for discussion is the...