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Whitley County seeking grant to purchase submersible ROV

The Whitley County Fiscal Court took the first step in the process to acquire a remotely operated submersible vehicle to aid in search and recovery efforts. At last Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the fiscal court, the magistrates unanimously approved a resolution...

CHS students collecting shoes to fund clean drinking water

A group of students at Corbin High School are seeking donations of shoes to help people in Africa have better access to clean drinking water. Entering its fifth year, the group, led by Social Studies teacher Cheryl Tinsley is participating in the Waterstep Shoe Drive. The goal is...

Corbin Police make arrest in copper theft spree

Corbin Police have arrested a Corbin man suspected to be involved in a series of copper thefts targeting businesses along Cumberland Falls Hwy. after he was caught allegedly targeting another business Friday morning. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Union College President receives Visionary Award

Members of the community came together Tuesday night at The Corbin Center to recognize Union College President Dr. Marcia Hawkins, the 2018 recipient of the Daniel Boone Visionary Award. In introducing Dr. Hawkins Tuesday, Mike Sharpe, chairman of the finance committee for the...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeks donations for yard sale fundraiser

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is seeking items for its benefit yard sale on May 5. Association Board President Mary-Ann Smyth said new and used items will be welcomed and appreciated. “If anything has any yard sale value, we would love to have it,” Smyth said. Items may be...

Corbin bank robbery suspect remains at large

Corbin Police are continuing to search for the man caught on video robbing Whitaker Bank on Main Street on April 6. “We have had a lot of tips, but none of them have panned out,” said Corbin Police Chief Rusty Hedrick. The robber walked into the bank at the intersection of North...

Local artist will have his artwork auctioned at 2018 Unbridled Eve Derby Gala

A local artist will unveil his work Monday in Corbin, which will be auctioned off, for charity at the 2018 Unbridled Eve Derby Gala. J. Spanky Bunch, who created the work with the help of Southeast Apparatus, Hinkle Printing and Alan Galleries, said this is the second year that...

Knox man charged with threatening officers

A Knox County man was arrested Monday night after sheriff’s deputies say he posted threats on social media to kill, “all Knox County Police Officers.” Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested Timothy L. Roark, 29, of Barbourville, on...

Whitley County Farmers’ Market opens Tuesday in Corbin

The 2018 Whitley County Farmerss Market will kick off Tuesday in Corbin. Officials said the market will open at 5 p.m. at NIBROC Park on Main Street and continue until 8 p.m. The market will be held weekly through October. A variety of local meat and produce, prepared food,...

Fire guts mobile home in Woodbine Monday

Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters spent almost two hours Monday battling a blaze that gutted a mobile home off of Colonel Ridge Road. Firefighters were called to the scene on Gray Owl Road just east of the Whitley/Knox County line at approximately 1:05 p.m. where a mobile home,...