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KHSAA approves Sept. 11 start date for football games, Sept. 7 for cross county, soccer and volleyball matches

In a nearly three-hour online board of control meeting Tuesday, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has outlined how school sports should proceed as we enter into the fall season. KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett spoke early on during Tuesday’s meeting saying that he...

Gervis Craig Singleton

Gervis Craig Singleton, 79, of London, KY, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020 at The Heritage in Corbin, KY. He is survived by his children. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 1, at New Salem Baptist Church in London. Visitation will be from 11AM-1PM with the...

Corbin woman charged with trafficking morphine

A traffic stop in north Corbin early Tuesday morning resulted in the seizure of suspected morphine, methamphetamine and marijuana, and the arrest of a Corbin woman on a drug trafficking charge. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Tiffany Paige Whitehead, who was a passenger...

Kentucky launches new program for young people transitioning from foster care

The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS), an agency of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is launching a new program this month to help young people who reach adulthood in foster care, one of the groups the most impacted by the novel coronavirus...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020
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‘Extortion by the mob and other matters’

(Letter to the Editor by Jerry Whitus) With extortion, a person or a group makes a threat, often physical or destructive, to obtain something or to force someone to do something. Examples: either defund the police or we will burn down the city. Either let us set up our own...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020
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While unfortunate, the elimination of Corbin’s downtown program was necessary

On Monday evening, the Corbin City Commission officially voted to abolish the position of Downtown Manager. Downtown Manager Aaron Sturgill was let go from the position a few weeks ago. The Downtown Manager’s position over the last several years when Andy Salmons was at the helm...
Posted On 28 Jul 2020