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Tri-County Cineplex readying to reopen the doors Monday, June 1

Movie theaters across the state are gearing up to welcome customers back inside the building beginning Monday, June 1. In Corbin, the Tri-County Cineplex is working hard to make sure everything is ready for moviegoers to once again get their fix of big screen entertainment.

KHSAA Board of Control meeting Thursday eliminates normal dead period, sets guidelines for month of June

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control held an online meeting Thursday afternoon where board members discussed, at length, the possibilities for the resumption of school sports activities in the month of June.

Corbin man charged with strangulation

A Corbin man was arrested at a residence on Braxton Lane in Lily Monday for allegedly choking a woman and damaging the home. Everett Conner III, 37, is charged with second-degree strangulation, fourth–degree assault, second-degree criminal mischief and second-degree disorderly...

Whitley County Water District instituting online bill pay option

Beginning Monday, Whitley County Water District customers will be able to pay their bills online. Officials at the water district announced Thursday that a new system has been set up on the district’s website that will allow for bill payment. To access the system, go to...

Railroad crossing on Ky. 26 in Rockholds to be closed beginning Monday morning

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists traveling Ky. 26 in the Rockholds community of Whitley County to expect delays Monday and Tuesday as the railroad crossing will be closed. Road work will begin at 8 a.m. Monday and continue through 5 p.m. Tuesday at the...

Vernon Edward Rains

Vernon Edward Rains, 60, of Corbin, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, at the University of Kentucky Hospital. He leaves behind his wife, Debra Rains of Corbin. A memorial service will be held at 3 P.M. Thursday, May 28, at the Upper Room Revival Center in Corbin with Mark Gilbert...

James Larry Townsend

James Larry Townsend, age 75, Corbin, KY, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. He is survived by his son, Jonathan Townsend. Arrangements by Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home will be private.

Joseph Gilmore

Joseph Gilmore, age 25, Williamsburg, KY, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. He was born August 16, 1994, in Jellico, TN, to Jim and Tanya Richards Gilmore Jr. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jim Gilmore Sr. He is...

Travis York

Travis York, age 39, Williamsburg, Ky., passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 in Cartersville, Georgia. He was born March 20, 1981 in Jellico, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jim and Hazel York. Travis was a Christian and attended Calvary Missionary Baptist...

Louise Evans Dople

Louise Evans Dople, age 91, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at the Beech Tree Nursing Home in Jellico, Tennessee. Louise was born on March 9, 1929 in Wooldridge, Tennessee to Drula and Casper Evans Sr. She is preceded in death by first husband, John Clemons;...
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