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UPDATE: Laurel deputies arrest duo wanted in connection with robbery, assault at Walmart

UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff's deputies took two suspects wanted in connection with Wednesday's robbery and assault at Corbin Walmart into custody Friday afternoon. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department's public affairs officer said the suspects, identified through tips from the public as 26-year-old Seth Harville and 25-year-old Chelsea Kay Roark, both of Corbin, at a residence [...]

Corbin man charged with punching, injecting estranged wife

It remains unknown whether the case against a Corbin man who allegedly broke into his estranged wife’s home and injected her with an unknown substance will be presented to a Whitley County grand jury, but a judge did agree to amend his bond Tuesday. Thirty-three-year-old Bobby Joe Bailey was arrested last Wednesday afternoon on charges [...]

Kentucky Attorney General: Corbin Library Board violated open meetings law

The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office has found that the Corbin Library Board violated open meetings laws by holding unscheduled meetings and meetings in which a quorum of members was present without proper public notice. In the opinion released Monday in response to a written complaint filed by Brenda Huff, the AG explained that under the [...]

Governor attends inaugural Southeastern Kentucky Prayer Breakfast

Everyone can use a little prayer and Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is no exception as he came to Corbin Monday for the inaugural Southeastern Kentucky Prayer Breakfast hosted by Forward Community Church. Following Governor Matt Bevin's remarks during the Southeastern Kentucky Prayer Breakfast Monday, Forward Community Church Pastor Drew Mahan and members of the [...]

Baptist Health Corbin commemorates ‘National Donate Life Month’

Each of the approximately 30 people that attended Baptist Health Corbin’s ceremony commemorating “National Donate Life Month” held last Thursday near the hospital’s surgery entrances, was asked to draw a stone from a basket. Written on each stone was an organ or tissue that thousands of people across the Commonwealth, the country and the world [...]

Williamsburg Pizza Hut manager receives company’s ‘Book It! Champion Award’

Pizza Hut restaurants have been working to improve reading literacy among America’s children through its “Book It” program for more than 30 years. The company recently recognized Shannon Barman, general manager of the Williamsburg Pizza Hut who received the “Book It! Champion Award” for her and her store’s commitment to the program. Williamsburg Pizza [...]

High speed chase ends after bogging down in mud

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies got a bonus Monday night as a high speed chase in the Corbin area ended with the suspect’s car bogged down in the mud and the interior littered with meth precursors and an active meth lab. Deputies arrested the driver, Brian Ray Kidd, 30, and the passenger, David L. Miller, 40, [...]

Corbin Public Library approves contract with Whitley Co. Public Library

After reviewing it with its attorney, the Corbin Public Library Board approved a contract Friday night with the Whitley County Public Library Board detailing the division of county library tax revenue between the two entities. Under the original one-page agreement drafted in 1962, the Whitley County Library Board agreed to give 25 percent of the [...]

Corbin woman charged with endangering toddlers

A Corbin woman is facing charges of endangering the welfare of a minor and wanton endangerment after Knox County Sheriff’s deputies say she consumed alcohol and then went to sleep, during which two toddlers were seen throwing items out a second-story household window Thursday night. Deputies arrested 23-year-old Jenny Lee Shelton at Spider Creek Apartments [...]

Utilities commission: Odor in downtown Corbin caused by work at sewer plant

Corbin Utilities official are aware of and taking action on an sewer odor in downtown Corbin. Ron Herd, General Manager of the Corbin City Utilities Commission said the odor was cause by worker cleaning out an oxidation ditch. Workers were removing grit from the ditch at the sewer plant on Boone Ave, Herd said. Workers [...]