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COVID-19 death toll jumps significantly for Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties due to state audit

The COVID-19 death toll is jumping significantly in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties. During his daily press briefing Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 417 additional deaths are now being reported that occurred during the most recent COVID-19 surge which took place...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021

Upchurch returns to Corbin Arena

Due to high ticket demand for his March 13 show, Ryan Upchurch will return to the Corbin Arena on Saturday, April 10. Upchurch’s March 13 show sold out with over 3,000 people in attendance. “We had such an overwhelming response for Upchurch tickets but had to cut off sales...

Photo Gallery: Wingers rocks The Arena

Rock band Winger rocked The Arena in Corbin on March 12 belting out hits, such as “Seventeen,” “Madalaine,” “Headed for Heartbreak,” “Can’t Get Enough,” and “Miles Away.”  
Posted On 18 Mar 2021

Juveniles blamed for strong-armed robbery in W’burg

Williamsburg police plan to file charges against three juveniles and possibly one adult in connection with a strong-armed robbery late Friday evening. The robbery happened on Mackey Avenue when the robbers allegedly stole a couple of cell phones and one wallet that ended up not...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations will soon expand to jail inmates, homeless

The Whitley County Health Department is planning to switch the primary COVID-19 vaccine that it uses in a few weeks to one that requires only a single dose rather than two, and it is hoping to expand the vaccination program to lesser served groups after it does so. So far, the...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021

Pigman sees play shown during early season winning streak

The Whitley County Lady Colonels are going to the 13th Region Tournament as the 50th District runner-up. Whitley County lost to South Laurel in the championship game Tuesday night, 65-55. The Lady Colonels defeated Williamsburg in the opening round of the girls 50th District...

13th Region Tournament at The Arena go on sale Friday

Tickets for the 13th Region Tournament at The Arena in Corbin will go on sale Friday. Arena Director Kristi Balla said tickets will be sold at The Arena Box Office and online at www.ticketmaster.com. Unlike previous years, no ticket packages for the tournament will be available....

The Magic of Reading

The Corbin Public Library is now home to a mural that embodies the joy and knowledge of reading. Artist Lacy Hale was contacted about the project at the end of 2019. The library was familiar with Hale’s work through Moonbow Art Gallery owner Sky Marietta. After beginning work on...

Redhounds advance to 13th Region Tournaments

The Corbin Redhounds are moving on to the 13th Region tournament. The Redhounds earned their spot on Saturday with a 90-68 victory over Whitley County in the first round of the 50th District Tournament. Josh Hibbits led the way for Corbin with 26 points, while Dakota Patterson...