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Area counties remain in COVID–19 red zone

The Whitley County Health Department announced 19 new COVID–19 cases Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 1,194. There are now 169 active cases, of which, five are currently hospitalized. Whitley County officials issued a COVID–19 public health notice concerning Overhead Door...

Tina Regina King

Tina Regina King, age 49, of East Highway 92, Siler, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at her home. She was born on June 6, 1971 in Barbourville, Kentucky to the late Justice Dean and Alma (Peace) King. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in...

Corbin Rotary Club announces first donations to 2020 Empty Stocking Fund

The Corbin Rotary Club announced its first donations for the 2020 Empty Stocking Fund Christmas Party to benefit children in need throughout the tri-county area. Donors and the amounts they gave included: Mary and Earl Pennington, $50 Patil Foundation Inc., $500 Walmart in...

James Bernard Croley

James Bernard Croley, age 83, of Lindenburg Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at his home. He was born on January 12, 1937 in Jellico, Kentucky to the late Thomas and Nannie (Elswick) Croley. In addition his parents, he was also...

Brenda Ruth Rains

Brenda Ruth Rains, age 80, of Westhaven Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the Williamsburg Health and Rehab Center in Williamsburg. Brenda was born on October 23, 1940 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late Talmage and Inez (Estep)...

Corbin man one of five arrests made Wednesday in Laurel County

A Corbin man was one of five people Laurel County Sheriff’s detectives and deputies arrested Wednesday night in separate incidents. Michael Yates, 35, of Corbin, was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...

Knox County deputies locate stolen vehicle

On Nov. 4, Knox County Deputy Elijah Broughton investigated the theft of a 2015 Range Rover SUV. The vehicle was taken from the Grace Health Care parking lot just off US 25 E in north Corbin. During his investigation a suspect was identified. On Nov. 10, 2020 Broughton arrested...
Posted On 19 Nov 2020
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Corbin City Commission places contingency funds into certificates of deposit at CVNB

The Corbin City Commission voted last Thursday to place $1.082 million in contingency funds into multiple certificates of deposit at Cumberland Valley National Bank. The money had previously been in two CD’s that had recently come due. The commission had elected to hold off on...

Corbin parents ask school board for return to in-person classes now

The Corbin Independent Board of Education heard from several parents during its special called meeting last Thursday who want students back in the classroom. Parent Corissa Dyer spoke at the meeting. Because the Zoom meeting made Dyer’s comments unintelligible to those watching...

Photo Gallery: Honoring Veterans…

On Veteran’s Day, the American Legion Post 88 in Corbin hosted a cookout for veterans. Above, L-R, Ronnie Johnson, James Myers and Robert Keene (far right) present Commander Wayne Rice with a special certificate to show their appreciation. Below, Keene throws some meat on the...
Posted On 19 Nov 2020