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Fire school coming to Corbin Friday through Sunday

More than 400 firefighters will be spending the weekend in Corbin for the Southeastern Kentucky Firefighters Association’s 43rd Annual Fall Fire School. Corbin Firefighter Eric Philpot, one of the event organizers, said that firefighters from across the state and as far away as North Carolina, would be coming to the area for the classroom and [...]

Corbin Ghost Tour returns Oct. 26 and 28

The Friends of the Corbin Library and the Corbin Library staff will be working to get the community into the Halloween spirit with the annual Ghost Tour on Oct. 26 and 28. Diane Mitchell with the Friends of the Library said the Friends will be upping the ante by expanding the tour. “This year we [...]

You and Me, Coffee and Tea offering its own line of teas

You and Me, Coffee and Tea is getting its own line of tea. Owner Andy Salmons announced that the 10 varieties of loose-leaf tea would be unveiled at a special event Saturday at the Main Street location. Salmons said he and his employees tasted more than 140 varieties of tea to find the 10. “We [...]

Corbin City Commission delays search for new parks and recreation director

The long-vacant position of Corbin Parks and Recreation Direction remains vacant and is likely to do so until early next year.

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Four applications submitted for Corbin ‘bar’ licenses

Friday is the deadline to submit an application for one of Corbin’s three allocated quota retail drink licenses and, as of Tuesday afternoon, four applications have been submitted. Felts Music Place on Fifth Street Road has joined Austin City Saloon, The Depot on Main and attorney David O. Smith in submitting applications. Chuck Felts, who [...]

Court agrees to dismiss endangering welfare of a minor charge against CMS counselor

The case of a Corbin Middle School counselor who had been charged with endangering the welfare of a minor has been dismissed. An agreed order of dismissal in the case against Stephanie Pennington was signed by Special Judge Jeffrey S. Lawless, a district court judge who serves the 28th Judicial District in Pulaski and Rockcastle [...]

Knox County woman charged with felony shoplifting

  Tools, laundry detergent, jewelry, and clothing were among the more than $1,100 in merchandise a Knox County woman is accused of attempting to shoplift from the Corbin Walmart Thursday afternoon. Forty-year-old Sonya Frederick of Artemus is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500 or more but less than [...]

Corbin residents charged in conspiracy to traffic meth

Three Corbin residents have been charged with conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 19-year-old Tela Annett Smith, 18-year-old Trae Smith and 21-year-old Rolland Atkins following a complaint of potential drug trafficking on Lipscomb Road off of Level Green Road [...]

Corbin man arrested in connection with trailer theft

A Corbin man was arrested Monday night in connection with a stolen utility trailer taken from a car lot off of U.S. 25 in Laurel County early Monday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested 38-year-old Carl Smith after conducting a traffic stop on southbound Interstate-75 near [...]

Pastor praises efforts at Corbin LoveLoud

The sixth annual Corbin LoveLoud wrapped up Sunday and organizers say it was very successful in reaching out to those in need throughout the community. “We were able to touch a bunch of people in a bunch of different ways. We are grateful to show our community God’s love in a practical way,” said Chad [...]