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Corbin Redhounds win 13th Region soccer title Tuesday

After a 6-0 victory over the South Laurel Cardinals Tuesday night, the Corbin Redhounds boys soccer team are your 2020 13th Region champions.
Posted On 20 Oct 2020
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Shirley Lee Williams

Shirley Lee Williams, age 86, of Corbin, Kentucky, departed this life on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at her home in Corbin, KY. She was born on November 21, 1933, in Bell County, Kentucky, to Charles and Ethel Greene Hembree. She was proceeded in death by parents, Charles and...

When reporting the news, I promise we are not ‘out to get’ anyone

Every once in a while, a story in The News Journal about someone being arrested will draw outrage from family and friends, and even other members of the community, along with complaints that we have slandered or libeled the individual. Though there is a running joke in the...

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month

Even if you usually drive to your destination, everyone is a pedestrian at some point – maybe walking your child across the street to the bus stop or walking to a grocery store down the road to buy dinner. That means each of us has a personal reason for wanting to keep our...
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Double Taxation & Annexation,’ and a ‘Convicted Felon in KY Gen. Assembly’

(Letter to the Editor by David O. Smith, Corbin) Two non-COVID major issues confront the citizens and businesses in Corbin. First, the double occupational tax our citizens pay on the Knox County side of Corbin. Second, the annexation of the lands around Exit 29 in North Corbin,...
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