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Time at W’burg Schools challenging, but rewarding, Byrd says

Retirement has officially become a reality for former Williamsburg Superintendent Denny Byrd after working 25 years as an educator. Byrd attended his last Board of education meeting last Tuesday and his last official day as Superintendent is Thursday, June 30. He says he is...

Knox, Laurel sheriffs warn of phone scams

Two more scams have hit the Tri-County area, according to the Knox and Laurel Sheriff’s Office. This time they involve the Publisher’s Clearing House and the recurring IRS scam. In Knox County, Sheriff Mike Smith is reporting that an intended victim received a letter from Canada...

W’burg Police warn of resurgence of ‘Flakka’

“Flakka,” mixed with crystal methamphetamine “ICE”, is making its second wave through Whitley County since its first appearance last year, reports the Williamsburg Police Department. Flakka, also known as “Gravel,” is often described as a form of bath salts. According to...

Whitley Sheriff warns of phone scam

Reports of a phone scam targeting grandparents have been made in Whitley County. The calls are reportedly from people posing as the victim’s grandchildren who are in dire need of help. Two complaints by unrelated parties have been made to the sheriff’s department regarding these...

The Arena hosting ‘Celebrate America’ event July 3

Working in conjunction with the City of Corbin and Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission, the Corbin Arena is presenting a Celebrate America event on July 3 at the Arena. Festivities will include live music, featuring Timberline Road and County Wide beginning at 6:45 p.m....

Over $1 million already spent on Falls renovation

The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce held its monthly membership luncheon last Tuesday at the Cumberland Inn in Williamsburg with featured speaker, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Manager Roy Johnson. Johnson spoke on the recent visit from Governor Matt Bevin and h...

HALO airsoft course opens across from KY Splash

With the popularity of war themed video games and the reality of military action taking a strong hold over the youth of today, many wish to live out their battle fantasies. Now, thanks to the help of HALO, local residents can do so in a fun and safe environment. An airsoft course...

Burger Week: An event you can sink your teeth into

A week dedicated to the celebration of burgers has hit Main Street in Corbin. Monday was the opening day for Burger Week, a project initiated by The Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission in an effort to promote tourism in Downtown Corbin. All week long, locals and visitors...

Wallen’s Towing recreating famous Ghostbuster’s vehicle

The crew at Wallen’s Towing is making their own Ecto 1, the vehicle in the original Ghostbuster’s film. The crew at Wallen’s is back at it again this summer, having recreated their version of the classic Cadillac ambulance/hearse, Ecto, from the Ghostbuster’s film....

Bevin honored as ‘Visionary’ at 6th annual awards banquet

Many were in attendance at The Corbin Center  last Thursday evening for the Sixth Annual Daniel Boone “Visionary Award” banquet to honor this year’s recipient,  Kentucky Governor Matthew Bevin. “I truly am not worthy to be considered among them and it is a tremendous honor. Thank...