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Gov. Beshear announces funding for Fifth Street roundabout, Master Street sidewalk projects

During a trip to Whitley and Pulaski counties on Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced two local transportation safety improvement projects in the Corbin area. $750,000 has been allocated for the design and construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Fifth Street Road,...

Charges to be amended to murder after shooting victim dies at hospital

A Corbin man, who initially survived after being shot in the head with a .357 pistol early Sunday morning, has died. Timothy Seth Pennington died Thursday at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, according to the Corbin Police Department. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, who...

Corbin Lady Redhounds draw Middlesboro to open 13th Region Softball Tournament

The Corbin Lady Redhounds Softball team will open the 13th Region tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday against 52nd District Champion Middlesboro. The winner will move on to play the winner of North Laurel versus Lynn Camp at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the region semifinal. “This is when it...

Corbin to face Jackson County, Whitley Co. draws North Laurel in 13th Region Baseball Tournament

Tuesday’s 50th District Baseball Title game between Corbin and Whitley County may have been a precursor to next Tuesday’s 13th Region Title game. The district champion Redhounds will face off against host Jackson County in the opening round of the tournament Saturday, while the...

Dessie Mae Rountree Moses

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Dessie Mae Rountree Moses, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away at the age of 95. Born October 6, 1925 to Lonnie and Annie Moses Rountree, Dessie was a long time resident of the Little Wolf Creek Community. She married Clifton (Jip)...

Evelyn (Redmon) Partin Harris

Evelyn (Redmon) Partin Harris, age 80, of Corbin, Kentucky passed away Sunday evening, May 23, 2021 at Diversicare of Claiborne located in New Tazewell, Tennessee. She was born on July 22, 1940 to the late Jasper Redmon and Catherine Johns Redmon in Chenoa, KY. In addition to her...

William Lee Hale

William Lee Hale, age 53, of Bear Hollow Road, Rockholds, Kentucky departed this life unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 in Rockholds, Kentucky. He was born on March 7, 1968 in Lafayette, Indiana to the late William and Marie (Crabtree) Hale. In addition to his parents, he...

SOAR Summit officially coming to Corbin

Congressman Hal Rogers officially announced Corbin as the host city for the 2021 SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Summit on Thursday. The summit, which has been hosted by Pikeville since the creation of SOAR, is scheduled to take place at The Arena in Corbin on Oct. 13 and...

ALDI debuts fresh design of remodeled Corbin store

ALDI is welcoming shoppers back to its renovated Corbin store. The store, at 24 South Highway 1223, is part of an ongoing initiative to remodel and expand existing ALDI stores nationwide. The Corbin store will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The updated store provides an...
Posted On 03 Jun 2021
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Whitley County Sheriff gets clean audit report

Whitley County Sheriff Todd Shelley got a clean financial bill of health in a recent audit by Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon’s Office regarding the 2019 taxes. “The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance. The auditor also noted no matters involving internal control over...
Posted On 03 Jun 2021
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