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Still time to register for PRIDE Spring Cleanup

The PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls is this Saturday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. “The cleanup will look a little different this spring, but we will be accomplishing the same goals: cleaning up the roads near Cumberland Falls and welcoming spring with friends and...

Laurel deputies, Corbin, Barbourville PD seize two pounds of meth

A joint investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies, Corbin Police and Barbourville Police resulted in the arrest of two people and the seizure of two pounds of methamphetamine Sunday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said James J. Wagers,...

Tickets remain available to see Redhounds, Lady Colonels play in 13th Region Tournament

Fans interested in watching the Corbin Redhounds play in the first round of the 13th Region Tournament Monday night still have the opportunity. Arena Director Kristi Balla said as of Monday morning, approximately 1,000 tickets remained. Monday night’s opening round games include...

Dog alleged cause of car accident

The driver of a white Chevrolet was taken to the hospital by ambulance after she swerved to avoid hitting a brown dog that was in the roadway Monday, said Woodbine Fire Chief Rick Fore. The accident happened on KY 6 just past the Woodbine Fire and Rescue station. Crews were...

Corbin’s Lauren Shackleford, Kevin Allen qualify for state bowling tournament

Two members of Corbin High School’s Rollin’ Redhounds Bowling Team have advanced to the state tournament. Kevin Allen from the boys’ team and Lauren Shackleford from the girls’ team each qualified for the state tournament by finishing as the region runner-up in their respective...

State accountability system has new proposed changes

The means of measuring school accountability has been a moving target for several years. Just as districts, parents and stakeholders begin to get comfortable with a system and its components, the system changes once again. Because of the accountability system’s history of change,...

Impacting local school districts

Kentucky’s education accountability system is kind of like Kentucky’s weather. If you don’t like it, wait a little while and it will change. Next school year could potentially usher in a new accountability system after it was proposed during the Kentucky Board of Education’s Feb....