Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo

Monsters of Destruction tour coming to The Corbin Arena in February

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, for the M.O.D. Monsters of Destruction Tour (monster trucks) that is coming to The Corbin Arena on Friday, Feb. 5, and Saturday, Feb. 6. Both shows start at 7:30 p.m. each evening. There is a “Party Pit” for ALL...
Posted On 03 Dec 2020

Whitley, Laurel counties each report over 40 new COVID-19 cases Thursday

Whitley and Laurel counties each reported over 40 new COVID-19 cases Thursday. The Whitley County Health Department reported 41 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, 26 new cases Wednesday, 38 new cases Tuesday, 45 new cases Monday, three new cases Sunday, seven new cases Saturday, and 37...
Posted On 03 Dec 2020

Baptist Health Corbin one of 11 Ky. hospitals to receive initial COVID–19 vaccines slated for healthcare workers

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that Baptist Health Corbin will be one of 11 medical facilities across the state that will receive a portion of the initial Pfizer vaccine, slated to arrive in Kentucky as early as Dec. 15. Beshear said previously that Kentucky is slated to...

Corbin, Williamsburg would both play in Lexington on Dec. 18 if they reach football state championship games

Local football fans could see a double-header on Dec. 18 at Kroger Field in Lexington, if Corbin and Williamsburg reach their respective state championship games. That is because the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control has scheduled the Class A and Class 4A...

Truck fire at I-75 Welcome Center destroys truck, three cars Wednesday

A tractor-trailer truck hauling multiple cars, was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon off of Interstate 75 in southern Whitley County. South Whitley, Emlyn and Pleasant View Fire Departments, along with the Jellico Rescue Squad, were called to the Welcome Center on northbound...

Sally Gap Farm gets into the Christmas spirit

‘Oh, what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh!’ Have you ever questioned if it would really be fun to ride in a one-horse open sleigh? You might have the opportunity to find out at Sally Gap Farm during the first three weekends of December. Sally Gap Farm will be in the...

UPDATE: Karr added to Laurel County Sheriff’s Office most wanted list

UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Dinsmore arrested William Tyler Karr, 25, of Lily, at approximately 1 p.m. on Dec. 3 in Lily. Karr had been placed on the Sheriff’s Most Wanted list after he attempted to evade police trying to serve him a warrant for first-degree...

Whitley County gingerbread house contest

Do you think you make the best looking gingerbread house in Whitley County? This is your chance to find out or to view some really nice-looking gingerbread houses and help judge which one is the best. The Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center is sponsoring a gingerbread...

Corbin police arrest local woman for theft at store

The store manager for Family Dollar at Corbin Station called the Corbin Police Department to report a woman who was “opening boxes and placing items inside her purse,” on Nov. 28. Heather Boggs, 36, of Corbin, was charged with theft by unlawful taking and first-degree possession...

23 COVID-19 patients at Baptist Health Corbin but room for more

While hospitals in other parts of the state are struggling to accommodate the increase in COVID–19 patients, officials at Baptist Health Corbin say they are able to continue to provide all normal services. Debbie Hardin, Marketing Manager at the hospital, said there are currently...
12