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Raymond Jewell Turner

Raymond Jewell Turner, age 84, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oakley H. Turner and Lina Trosper Turner; wives, Verla Davenport and Velda Brantley; step-daughter, Betsy Henson;...

Corbin man charged with attempted kidnapping, human trafficking

Corbin Police arrested a 73-year-old man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a toddler and then offered the grandparents $1,000 for him when they intervened Wednesday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...

Depot Street Market kicks off

This year the monthly  Corbin community yard sales have been renamed the Depot Street Market. The first one of the season drew quite a crowd Saturday as area residents came down to find some bargains.      

Toy Shop now open

The Toy Store on South Main Street in Corbin held a formal ribbon cutting Friday morning. Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus and Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Director Bruce Carpenter joined store owner Tonya Ridener and business partner Angel Henderson as they cut the ribbon. The...

Fourteen candidates for May Day Queen and Tiny Queen announced

Spring is here and in Corbin it is again time for one of the season’s most traditional events:  the GFWC Kentucky Ossoli Club’s May Day Festival. This year’s 78th May Day Festival will, again, like last year, be a virtual event.    The May Day Festival is a fund raising event for...
Posted On 08 Apr 2021
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The public’s right to information is under attack by our legislators

For three-fourths of my life I have worked in the media. I spent the first ten years working in radio. During that time, as a disc jockey, I wasn’t concerned with much other than entertaining my audience. In the beginning of my newspaper career, which goes back 50 years, I spent...
Posted On 08 Apr 2021