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Williamsburg, Corbin Track teams compete at state

Corbin’s Sean Simons and Williamsburg’s Mikkah Siler highlighted local track and field competitors’ efforts at the state track meets last week in Lexington. In the Class 2A competition on Friday, Simmons finished second in the boys’ 800-meter run to lead the Runnin’ Redhounds...

Keavy fire fully engulfed residence

Keavy and West Knox firefighters battled a house fire on Auger Springs Road, which is off of Ky. 3430, late Friday night. Courtesy of Keavy Fire Department Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content....

Man facing indecent exposure charge for second time

For the second time in less than a year, a Corbin man has been arrested for indecent exposure. 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

Former News Journal Sports Editor dies at 67

Former News Journal Sports Editor Jim McAlister died Tuesday at the age of 67. McAlister spent 10 years as the sports editor, covering Corbin, Whitley County, Williamsburg and Lynn Camp from 2003 to 2013. McAlister won numerous Kentucky Press Association awards for his work...

Whitley County to face Lyon County in state baseball tournament Thursday

And then there were eight…baseball teams remaining. Whitley County High School’s route to a state baseball championship still has some unknowns, but the first step is against Lyon County at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The Colonels and Lyons met early in the regular season at McCracken...

Colonels headed to Lexington after 6-5 win over Raceland

The Whitley County Colonels Baseball team is headed to the elite eight in Lexington. The Colonels defeated Raceland Saturday in the semi-state round at Morehead State University, 6-5. Mason Croley drove in what would prove to the winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning....

Cruise for a Cause will go from Corbin to Beattyville Saturday

Corbin Tourism has partnered with the City of Beattyville and Back Road of Appalachia to host the Cruise for a Cause on Saturday to benefit local businesses in the Lee County town that were impacted by the historic flooding in late February and early March. The event, which will...

Corbin Tourism approves touch screen kiosk at KFC, rents billboard

When the revamped original Kentucky Fried Chicken reopens to visitors, it will offer visitors the opportunity to discover some of the other sights Corbin has to offer via a touch screen kiosk. Photo COURTESY OF CORBIN TOURISM The Corbin Tourism Commission has rented a billboard...

Carcille Burchette named Kentucky Garden Club President

For the next two years, the Kentucky Garden Club will be led by a Corbin lady with more than 25 years of experience in the garden club as Carcille Burchette has been named the new president. Burchette was voted upon as president by the general membership during the state...

Newest section of West Ky. 92 scheduled to open on June 17

The newest section of West Ky. 92 in Whitley County is scheduled to be opened to traffic on June 17. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said traffic will be shifted onto the new driving lanes between Jellico Creek Bridge and Old Jellico Creek Road before shifting...