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Lily, West Knox, Campground firefighters called to Cherry Hill Road Tuesday

Lily, West Knox and Campground fire departments responded to a structure fire on Cherry Hill Road at 9:47 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12. The cause of the fire could not be determined because of the severity of the damage, said Chief Doug Jones of the Lily Fire Department. There was no...

Corbin mother, grandmother arrested after small child found wandering along road

Two Corbin women were arrested after a two-and-a-half-year-old child was found wandering on the road near Piney hill Road Wednesday morning. Laurel Sheriff’s Detective Chris Edwards along with Lieut. Greg Poynter, Sgt. Brett Reeves and Deputy Bryon Lawson arrested Angelica...

New business speculative building to be constructed in Corbin

With previous spec buildings helping to entice three companies to set up shop in Corbin over the last 15 years, the Southeast Kentucky Regional Industrial Development Authority is beginning construction on a new spec building. Bruce Carpenter, Executive Director of the Southeast...

2015 abuse case against Corbin Preschool employee dismissed

More than three years after her legal ordeal began, the criminal abuse charge against a former instructional monitor at the Corbin Preschool Center accused of abusing a student in 2015 has been dismissed. Tammi Eggen of Corbin had been indicted on one count of second-degree...

Knox man faces assault charge for allegedly spitting on deputy

A Knox County man was arrested Sunday for allegedly spitting on a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy who had responded to a disturbance complaint in Keavy. Detective Kyle Gray arrested Larry Wayne Israel, 28, on Ralley Road off of Ky. 363 at approximately 7:50 p.m. on charges of...

Wildcat Harley hosting, ‘The Moving Wall’ Vietnam memorial

The moving wall is coming to Laurel County. Wildcat Harley–Davidson in London will host the 3/5 scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. Thursday through Monday At its highest point, the replica is six feet tall and contains the names of the 58,318 military...

Corbin City Commission proposes project-packed budget

The Corbin City Commission plans to spend $200,000 less in the coming year, but if approved, the 2018-19 fiscal year budget includes a new pumper for the fire department, four new cruisers for the police department, a new truck for recycling, expansion of the Larry Stevens...

Movie, art events happening in Downtown Corbin Saturday

Whether you are a fan of the visual arts or seeking to add an original piece of art for your home or other personal space, downtown Corbin may have what you are looking for Saturday. The Corbin Arts and Literary League will be hosting, “Art in the Park” at NIBROC Park. Artists...

‘Burger Week’ kicks off in Corbin

Corbin’s Burger Week kicks off on June 11. Seven locally owned and operated restaurants have created a unique burger that they believe will bring home the Burger Week travelling trophy. The restaurants are selling the burgers for $5. The burgers in this years competition are:  ...

Multiple black bears seen on west side of Corbin

Black bears are regularly seen in Whitley County, but within the last week several residents have reportedly encountered them just blocks away from downtown Corbin. Lisa Walker, who lives on West Fifth Street near the intersection with Arnold Street, was able to snap a picture of...