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38 Special announce Aug. 21 concert at The Corbin Arena

Classic Southern Rock band 38 Special will be playing The Corbin Arena in late summer. The Corbin Arena announced Thursday morning that the concert has been scheduled for Aug. 21 starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at The Corbin Arena Box Office, or online at...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021

Deputies: Man yelling at passing vehicles was under the influence

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Washington County man who was yelling at passing vehicles as he walked along West Cumberland Gap Parkway Tuesday night was under the influence of drugs. Tommy R. Barton, 43, of Williamsburg, was charged with public intoxication – controlled...

COVID–19 vaccinations to be made available to 16, 17-year-olds

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that the minimum age to receive the COVID–19 vaccination will be lowered to 16 effective Friday. However, of the three approved vaccines from Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer, only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for 16 and...

Over 15 percent of Whitley County residents vaccinated against COVID-19

In terms of COVID-19 vaccination rates, Whitley County is beating the national percentages in regards to the percent of the population at least 18 years of age that are vaccinated and the percent of the population at least 65 years of age that are vaccinated, and is nearly at the...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021

Annexation bill becomes law

Senate Bill 274, which would permit the City of Corbin to annex property in Laurel County serviced by its infrastructure has become law, but the affected area, known as north Corbin, is still in limbo because of the lawsuit Corbin filed to stop the City of London’s attempted...

Celebrating 20th anniversary of “Clay’s Quilt”

Local New York Times bestselling author Silas House talked about his first novel “Clay’s Quilt” Thursday with fellow author Angela Correll. The event, which was hosted by the Kentucky Book Festival, took place virtually via zoom and Facebook. During the event, House reflected on...

Lady Colonels opened season 7-0 en route to region tournament

The Whitley County Lady Colonels lost to North Laurel in the opening round of the 13th Region Basketball Tournament last Wednesday, 80-45, ending the season with a 16-11 record. “We had a good start but didn’t end the way we wanted,” said Coach Sean Pigman of the Lady Colonels’...

Redhounds took big strides in ‘21

The Corbin Redhounds basketball season came to an end Friday night with 74-65 loss to North Laurel in the 13th Region semi-finals. With the loss, Coach Tony Pietrowski’s team finished 14-8 on the season. From the beginning of the season when the team lost two of its first three...

New LC football coach: ‘This place is a gold mine just waiting to happen’

Mark Huddleston, who was announced at the new head football coach at Lynn Camp High School Friday afternoon, sees a ton of potential in his team. “This place is a gold mine just waiting to happen. It is in a great location. It is exciting football. There are good athletes. There...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021