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Baptist Health Corbin restricts visitation

Beginning July 28, Baptist Health Corbin is restricting visitation to safeguard patients and staff. In a press release, the hospital announced that it will allow only one visitor per patient. “We have seen a significant increase in the COVID positivity rate in our area. We are...

Whitley County School District plans to return in-person without requiring masks

Whitley County School District plans to begin school on August 11 without requiring masks. A message, which was posted on the district’s Facebook page at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, from Superintendent John Siler stated, “At this time, with the full support of board...

Changes to obtaining driver’s licenses coming soon

Obtaining a driver’s license may look different in the near future. The Department of Transportation will be issuing licenses through regional license offices rather than through the circuit clerks offices. The transition is expected to be complete by June 30, 2022. For now, the...

W’burg Police now wearing body cameras

The Williamsburg Police Department is adding a new piece of equipment for its officers, body cameras. Williamsburg police have utilized in-car dash cams and body microphones since 2012, and isn’t new to transparency within the department, the police department noted in a release....
Posted On 29 Jul 2021

Local cross country teams look to repeat recent success

Local high school cross country teams have a lot to live up as they are preparing for the 2021 season. Corbin Coach Tyler Harris said the “Runnin’ Redhounds” currently have six boys and seven girls slated to run at the varsity level. The boys’ team is two years removed from a...

Miss NIBROC Pageant canceled

For the second year in a row, a new Miss NIBROC will not be crowned. “Obviously we didn’t have it last year, but if you look at Miss NIBROC over the last several years, it has kind of been an event that is harder each year to put it together because you have, each year it seems...

Harlem Globetrotters make a stop in Corbin

The Harlem Globetrotters returned to The Arena in Corbin for another matchup with longtime opponents the Washington Generals.