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Local women must wait for shot at Miss KY crown; Miss NIBROC 2020 canceled

Three local ladies, who were scheduled to compete in the 2020 Miss Kentucky competition, must wait until 2021 for their opportunity at the crown and the chance to compete in the Miss America Pageant. 2019 Miss NIBROC Katelynn Johnson, 2019 Miss University of Louisville Makenna...

Corbin Recreation Facility to reopen June 15 with new policies and procedures

Corbin city officials have announced plans to reopen the Corbin Recreation Center beginning June 15. The facility will be open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday. The facility will be available to be used by appointment and...

Daniel Boone National Forest waiving some recreational fees June 6, 7, and 13

Fees at multiple recreation areas in the Daniel Boone National Forest will be waived on select dates in order to help promote National Fishing and Boating Week and National Get Outdoors Day. Officials announced Friday that fees will be waived at all boat ramps outside of...

Corbin JC Penney to remain open as company announces first round of store closings

The JC Penney store in Corbin has reopened with limited hours, and, according to company officials, it will remain open as the company in the first phase of closings as it navigates through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The store reopened on May 27 and will be open noon until 7 p.m....

12 Kentucky State Police troopers from Post 10 deployed to Louisville Thursday

Additional Kentucky State Police troopers from southeast Kentucky have been deployed to Louisville. Officials with Kentucky State Police Post 10 in Harlan, which also serves Knox and Bell counties, announced Thursday that 12 troopers were deployed. Troopers from Post 11 in London...

Corbin Police searching Barton Mill area for man who fled from traffic stop

Corbin Police are searching for a man in the Barton Mill area, whom they say fled from the scene of a traffic stop. Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the unidentified male, along with a female passenger, fled the scene off of Fifth Street Road. Police...

Organizers of ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests planned for Corbin say they will remain peaceful

Organizers with the Kentuckians for Change are emphasizing that their planned Black Lives Matter protests in Corbin will be peaceful. Abbey Grace has worked with Lauren Atkins, Sydni Hammontree, and Jadon Michael Hall to plan the event scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday,...

Expanding the Black Lives Matter movement

Quentin Widner of Woodbine took the streets of downtown Corbin Tuesday morning with a sign and a purpose. Holding the neon yellow poster board with “Black Lives Matter” written on it, Widner walked from The Dollar Tree north on the sidewalk along Main Street and Kentucky ...

Corbin’s Wendal Mitchell dead at age 82

Former Corbin High School Chemistry teacher and the first Middle School Principal Wendal Mitchell died Monday at age 82. 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

Woman airlifted following domestic assault

A Corbin man was arrested Monday for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend three times, resulting in injuries that required her to be airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...