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Public asked to help suspect in north Corbin burglary

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a burglar that struck a business in southern Laurel County last week. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the individual was one of four involved in the break-in...

Whitley County has first ‘breakthrough’ COVID–19 death

The Whitley County Health Department has announced the county’s first breakthrough COVID–19 related death. Whitley County Public Health Director Marcy Rein said the adult over the age of 65 died Tuesday. “That person was fully vaccinated,” Rein said noting that the individual was...

Terri Gregory

Terri Lee Gregory, age 63, of Corbin, passed away on Wednesday August 4, 2021 at Baptist Health in Lexington. Visitation will be from 6 pm until 9pm on Saturday August 7, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, August 8, at New Vision...

Ruthie Bull

Ruthie Bull, age 73, of South Highway 25-W, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Baptist Health in Corbin. Ruthie was born on October 23, 1947 in Caryville, Tennessee to the late Jess C. and Polly Ann (Bray) Davis. She was a member of Mountain...

Alumni play first game under Whitley Co. soccer field lights

For the first time in the history of its program, the Whitley County School District soccer fields now have lights. The lights were turned on last Friday during a field lighting ceremony. “Just a couple years ago, they [board of education members] spoke to me about different...

Local teachers named Valvoline Achievement winners

Two local teachers are vying for the honors of 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. Morgan Preston, a teacher at Corbin Middle School, and Jodie Carnes, a teacher at Lynn Camp High School, were named semifinalists in the respective middle school and high school divisions.  Winners...

Williamsburg School Board approves second School Resource Officer

The Williamsburg Independent School District (WISD) Board of Education voted to unanimously approve a second school resource officer for the 2021-2022 school year during its monthly meeting on July 27. The officer is part of the Williamsburg Police Department. Williamsburg...

Pinball Museum opens in Corbin

The Pinball Museum of Corbin officially opened for business on Sunday. It features more than 60 pinball machines along with a number of classic video games including: Donkey Kong, Galaga, Defender and Ms. Pac Man. Visitors pay an admission fee starting at $15.