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Corbin, Williamsburg among small Kentucky cities receiving American Rescue Plan funds

Corbin and Williamsburg are among 360 smaller cities across Kentucky which have begun receiving a portion of the $157 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan. Gov. Andy Beshear announced the funding for the cities with populations under 50,000 Thursday afternoon....

Loyd Bryant

Loyd Bryant, age 90, of Ryans Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. Loyd was born on July 29, 1930 in Whitley City, Kentucky to the late Elmer and Truie (Vanover) Bryant. In addition to his parents,...

Amanda Miller

Amanda Miller, age 96, wife of the late Louie Landon Miller of Adams Road, Corbin, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, July 21st at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Tuesday in the Laurel Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Jonathon Sizemore officiating....

First Whitley County Fair in two years brings big turnout

Local residents apparently really wanted to see a Whitley County Fair this year. While official attendance figures aren’t in yet, it looks like over 600 people turned out for the inaugural demolition derby last Thursday night. This was the largest crowd that I can ever recall on...
Posted On 23 Jul 2021

NIBROC 2021 scheduled for Aug. 11-14

After NIBROC 2020 was canceled because of the COVID–19 pandemic, August will once again mean NIBROC time in Corbin. The festival in downtown Corbin is slated for Wednesday, Aug. 11, through Saturday, 14. Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Director Bruce Carpenter said the...

Webb officially announces retirement

After 27 years and three months, Corbin City Clerk Roberta Webb has announced her retirement effective July 31. Webb was initially hired to serve as the deputy city collector in 1994, becoming city collector and then city clerk. “I greatly appreciate the opportunities that I have...

Photo Gallery: Whitley County Fair Mud Bog

This year’s Whitley County Fair Mud Bog drew a total of over 900 participants and spectators.
Posted On 23 Jul 2021

Redhound Football players put muscle into new furniture

With the building’s elevator down Tuesday, and a host of moving needed to be done at Corbin Elementary School, a squad of more than 20 Corbin High School Football players brought the muscle. The freshmen and sophomore players helped to move more than 1,000 pieces of furniture...

Corbin City Commission repeals 2013 orders freezing salaries for Corbin Police Department

The Corbin City Commission unanimously repealed two municipal orders from 2013, which froze the salaries of Corbin police officers, during its monthly meeting on Monday. The orders passed in 2013 froze salaries of officers to halt what was called a “budgetary mistake” in 2011...

Photo Gallery: Scenes from the Whitley County Fair 2021

Whether it was the antique tractor show, the cornhole tournament, the children’s pedal tractor race, the demolition derby or crafts, this year’s Whitley County Fair offered a little something for everyone.
Posted On 23 Jul 2021