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Laurel River Lake reopens Spillway Beach for swimming Friday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced Friday that Spillway Beach at Laurel River Lake is reopening today for swimming. The Corps closed Spillway Beach June 4 due to E. coli detected in the water. Tests received late Thursday indicated conditions returned...
Posted On 11 Jun 2021

Trish Bennett Wilson

Trish Bennett Wilson, age 38, wife of Thomas Wilson of Corbin, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, in the Laurel Funeral Home Chapel with...

Gorman McKinley Frazier

Gorman McKinley Frazier, 80, of Woodbine, KY gained his Angel wings and made his flight from his earthly home to his Heavenly home on Monday, June 8, 2021. Gorman was born on June 16, 1940 in Gatliff, KY to the late Thomas and Lottie (Carroll) Frazier. He was 1 of 12 children. He...

Berle Eugene Gabbard

Berle Eugene Gabbard, 78, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021 in Cleveland, Tennessee. He became a very good pool player at a very young age. He was one of the first pool hustlers to come out of Corbin, Kentucky. He took his talents all over the United...

Wanda Jean Moses Jeffries

Wanda Jean Moses Jeffries was born February 14, 1933 at the Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hamilton County, Ohio to the late Harvey Bradley (aka Singing Johnny) Moses and Edna Lee Cox Moses. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Jeffries,...

Joseph Arnold Gosnell

Joseph Arnold Gosnell, age 32, of Jellico, Tennessee passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021 at the Lafollette Medical Center. He was born October 12, 1988 in Middlesboro, Kentucky. Joseph is preceded in death by his brother, T.J. Smith; and grandparents, Ben Gosnell, Bonnie King, and...

Wyatt named new W’burg Main Street Manager

Williamsburg now has its second Main Street Manager in town history. Mayor Roddy Harrison said Friday that he had appointed Johnathan Wyatt as the new Main Street Manager. “He has accepted the job. He has the five block parties ready to go,” Harrison said. Wyatt replaces Nannie...
Posted On 11 Jun 2021

Cruise for a Cause will go from Corbin to Beattyville Saturday

Corbin Tourism has partnered with the City of Beattyville and Back Road of Appalachia to host the Cruise for a Cause on Saturday to benefit local businesses in the Lee County town that were impacted by the historic flooding in late February and early March. The event, which will...

Photo Gallery: Trace Adkins ‘The Way I Wanna Go Tour’

Country music legend Trace Adkins wowed the crowd at The Corbin Arena Friday night as part of his 2021 ‘The Way I Wanna Go Tour.’ Adkins belted out hits such as ‘One Hot Mama,’ ‘Ladies Love Country Boys,’ ‘Songs About Me,’ and ‘Arlington.’
Posted On 11 Jun 2021

Corbin Tourism approves touch screen kiosk at KFC, rents billboard

When the revamped original Kentucky Fried Chicken reopens to visitors, it will offer visitors the opportunity to discover some of the other sights Corbin has to offer via a touch screen kiosk. Photo COURTESY OF CORBIN TOURISM The Corbin Tourism Commission has rented a billboard...
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