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Steve Jewell named new CHS Principal

Corbin High School Assistant Principal Steve Jewell has been selected as the new Corbin High School Principal. Jewell will take over on August 1, which is the date that Crawford’s retirement becomes effective. I am extremely humbled and proud to represent Corbin High School,”...

Bomb threat causes W’burg Walmart evacuation Thursday night

A Thursday evening bomb threat caused the evacuation of the Williamsburg Walmart, but no explosive device was found in the facility, according to a Williamsburg Police Department release. About 9:23 p.m., Whitley County E-911 notified police about the bomb threat. “A preliminary...
Posted On 04 Jun 2021

Ky. Auditor addressing June 8 chamber luncheon

Kentucky State Auditor Mike Harmon will be the keynote speaker for the June 8 Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon, which will be held at The Corbin Center. The luncheon will take place from 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. The cost to attend the event is...
Posted On 04 Jun 2021

Save-a-Lot hosts several grand re-openings

Save-a-Lot hosted at least six grand re-openings on Wednesday for stores across Southeastern Kentucky. “We have spent some money to remodel and update them. Now, we just wanted to have grand re-openings to kick things off right,” said Randal Young, the district manager for...

Kentucky Creative gallery and bistro officially opens

Kentucky Creative officially opened its doors with a grand opening on Tuesday. “These are all local artists,” said gallery owner Jeremy Bryant. “Everything in here is from a Kentucky artist or crafter. Some are more local than others.” Bryant said the one requirement the gallery...

Judge to determine if witness can identify defendant during trial

A Whitley County judge is expected to sign a proposed order by June 24 which will determine if a witness’s identification of a Corbin man, who is awaiting trial for three counts of capital murder, fetal homicide, and tampering with physical evidence, will be allowed during the...

Mural with a message painted inside Williamsburg waterpark

When visitors go to the Kentucky Splash waterpark in Williamsburg this summer, they will be greeted in part by a new mural project, which is designed to start a discussion about things everyone can do to prevent violence. “We wanted to be able to talk about violence prevention in...
Posted On 04 Jun 2021