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Accused shoplifter attempts to run from deputies

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Keavy man, who attempted to flee from deputies investigating suspected shoplifting at the Corbin Walmart Thursday, was under the influence. Brien K. Vann, 29, was charged with theft by unlawful taking of the value under $500, public...

Corbin couple charged with child abuse

A Corbin couple was arrested Thursday night for allegedly abusing a teen with a belt and extension cord. Howard W. Smith, 45, and Amanda Smith, 39, are each facing one count of fourth-degree assault – child abuse. In addition, Amanda Smith is charged with one count of...

Four fire departments respond to tractor-trailer fire on I-75 Thursday night

A tractor-trailer fire Thursday night closed down Interstate 75 at Exit 25 in north Corbin. West Knox, Corbin, Keavy and Lily firefighters responded to the scene where the flatbed truck loaded with plastic containers was burning. “It was pretty much fully involved,” said West...

Pandemic forces Froyoz to close doors

After more than eight years allowing customers to serve up their own choice of flavor(s), size and toppings for their frozen yogurt desserts, Froyoz in Corbin closed its doors at the end of business on Dec. 31. “The pandemic killed us!” said Terry Joe Martin, one of the...

Corbin Band to host Christmas concert

The Corbin High School Band will be giving the Christmas season a final sendoff on Tuesday when it performs the Christmas concert. “We have not had a concert since spring 2019,” said Band Director James Cornn. “We cancelled the Christmas concert for snow that didn’t hit us,”...

Corbin man charged in connection with three convenience store break-ins

A Corbin man was arrested early Thursday morning following and investigation into break-in attempts at three local convenience stores. Corbin Police have charged Jerrad L. Gilbert, 19, with one count of third-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief and second-degree...

CHS Rollin’ Redhounds open season

Corbin High School’s Rollin’ Redhounds Bowling Team kicked off its season Sunday in Danville. Coach Pat Venable has eight girls and ten boys competing in 2021, who range from grades seven through 12. Sunday’s event was the Eighth Region Singles Kick-Off at the Bowlarama. Corbin’s...

Jackets, Lady Jackets look to get back on track after All ‘A’ losses

The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets will be looking to end a two-game losing streak that includes a 73-64 loss to Jackson County in the 13th Region All “A” Classic. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

Corbin Redhounds Basketball to open season Thursday; Lady Redhounds look to remain undefeated

After having their first three games postponed because of COVID–19, the Corbin Redhounds will open their season Thursday night at Bell County. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...

Whitley County Colonels, Lady Colonels look to remain undefeated

The Whitley County Colonels opened the season with three consecutive wins. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us