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Burglary complaint leads to indecent exposure arrest in Corbin

What started out as an investigation into an attempted burglary complaint on Moore Hill in Corbin Saturday night ended with one of the individuals facing indecent exposure and other charges. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Fred Hudson, 41, of Phoenix City, Alabama on...

Corbin Junior Redhound Theatre presents: ‘Mary Poppins’

Corbin Junior Redhound Theatre will take to the stage at Corbin Middle School to bring Mary Poppins to life. Based on the original 1964 Disney classic starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, the musical follows the Banks family as they welcome their new nanny, Mary Poppins. “I...

State Representative Jim Stewart won’t seek re-election

State representative Jim Stewart, whose district includes Knox and part of Laurel County, has decided to retire after he completes this term. “It’s time to let someone new come in.” Stewart said. He has been elected as state representatives 12 times, and will have served 24 years...

Barbourville Water Park permanently closed

Few topics have sparked as much conversation as the future of the Barbourville water park. “Most people think we are just tearing the waterpark down, but we are replacing it….with something better,” said Barbourville City Councilman, Ronnie Moore. Plans for the new project were...

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus discusses local economy during chamber address

Just over two months into her tenure as Mayor of Corbin, Suzie Razmus spoke to a packed house at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday to update the members on projects and developments in the city. Razmus addressed several economic issues. She explained that...

Corbin City Commission exploring partnership with RTech for public transit

Almost two years after the Corbin trolley’s dedicated route ended, the Corbin City Commission is considering an idea to bring public transportation to Corbin as part of a regional effort involving RTec. At the city commission’s work session meeting Monday night, the commissioners...

Man charged with threatening party-goers with gun

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a London man who allegedly threatened to kill everyone at a party being held in Corbin early Sunday morning. Shaquille Lavarius Williams, 22, is facing eight counts of first-degree wanton endangerment stemming from the incident at a...

TEDxCorbin exceeds organizers’ expectations

In addition to the 150 people attending in person, TEDxCorbin officials said the online audience Saturday reached approximately 3,000, exceeding their expectations for the inaugural event. “I couldn’t imagine it going any better,” said Krystal Kinser, lead organizer and Executive...

Corbin man charged with sexually abusing teen

A Corbin man was arrested Friday night on charges that he gave alcohol to several teen girls, and had sexual contact with one of them. Danny Ray Collinger, 32, is facing two counts of first-degree sexual abuse, six counts of third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, and one...

TEDxCorbin set for Saturday

The dream of TEDxCorbin will become a reality Saturday morning when the event kicks off at the Second and Main event space. The event will feature 17 speakers who will discuss how southeastern Kentucky may move forward while remaining grounded in its Appalachian roots. Among the...