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Corbin man charged with possession of heroin following traffic stop

A Corbin man was arrested early Wednesday morning after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered him in possession of suspected heroin, marijuana and pills. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Deputy Justin Taylor arrested Andrew D. Jackson,...

Complaints lead to ten drug-related arrests in north Corbin

The investigation of suspected drug activity at two locations in north Corbin Tuesday afternoon resulted in 10-drug related arrest. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested eight people at a residence off of Foley Road, off of Byrley Road, and two others at a residence off of...

Approximately 100 people tuned in to see Corbin 1919 documentary Friday night

Organizers with the Corbin Sunup Initiative said approximately 100 people tuned in to the Zoom meeting Friday for night the presentation of Black in Appalachia’s, “The Corbin Expulsion of 1919.” The documentary was the work of William Isom, director of Black in Appalachia, and...

City Utilities Commission of Corbin votes to join Corbin-London annexation lawsuit

There is a new participant in the legal battle between the Corbin City Commission and London City Council over London’s attempt to annex property off Exit 29 in southern Laurel County. The City Utilities Commission of Corbin voted during an Oct. 28 special called meeting to...
Posted On 05 Nov 2020

Poe on the stage, Halloween on the screen

It was a different kind of Halloween for many different reasons this year, but all-in-all I think it will definitely go down as one of the most memorable of my life. Our family dressed up as characters from the movie Toy Story, with me as Woody, my wife, Lindsey, as Bo Peep, our...
Posted On 05 Nov 2020
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Corbin Tourism Commission planning holiday festivities

With the Christmas season approaching, the Corbin Tourism Commission is taking steps to turn its downtown lot into a Christmas wonderland. At a recent special called meeting, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced that the ice-skating rink that proved to be so popular in 2019,...

Kentucky nursing homes to receive $5.3 Million from CARES Act

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently announced that 182 Kentucky nursing homes will receive a total of $5,332,001 to protect seniors from the coronavirus. The federal funding, distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), was made...
Posted On 05 Nov 2020
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