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KCEOC plans Casino Night fundraiser Saturday

A local non-profit organization dedicated to assisting people with employment, education, housing, nutrition and other aspects of daily life is inviting the public for a night of casino-style fun to help it continue its mission. KCEOC Community Action Partnership, based in Gray,...

Holiday events kick off Nov. 17 in Corbin

The holiday season will start picking up steam on Nov. 17 and 18th with a craft show and “Shop Local” festivities and culminate Dec. 1 with the annual Christmas Parade. From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., the Corbin Center will be hosting the Craft Expo, featuring a variety of handcrafted...

Annual ‘Battle of the Bluegrass’ robotics competition draws record number of teams

The Ninth Annual First Robotics “Battle of Bluegrass” drew more than 20 teams to Lynn Camp High School Saturday. The event, hosted by Lynn Camp’s Team 3844, “The Kentucky Wildbots,” featured teams from six states. Several were pre-rookie teams that were seeking to get a taste of...

Corbin man charged with theft, burglary of Laurel County bank

A Corbin man is facing burglary and theft charges in connection with a break-in at a local bank. Earl E. McIntosh, 22, was in custody on an unrelated charge when Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies connected him with the burglary at First National Bank off of U.S. 25E on Sunday...

Dan Ballou loses race for seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court

34th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Dan Ballou will remain on the bench in Whitley and McCreary counties after losing his bid to serve on the Kentucky Supreme Court Tuesday night. The 11-year veteran judge was defeated by Court of Appeals Judge Debra Hembree Lambert by a margin of...

Shepherd edges out Tye by one vote for final Corbin City Commission seat

The Corbin City Commission is getting one new member next year, who edged out the city’s longest serving commissioner by the narrowest of margins Tuesday. Incumbents Andrew Pennington, Trent Knuckles and David Grigsby Hart along with challenger Brandon Shepherd, who...

Razmus makes history, elected as Corbin’s first female mayor

For the first time in Corbin’s history it will be, “Mrs. Mayor.” Suzie Razmus defeated Shannon Hall Tuesday night in the race to succeed outgoing Mayor Willard McBurney. In official totals, Razmus garnered 1,052 votes in Whitley County to Hall’s 414. An additional 214 votes were...

Woodbine woman pleads guilty in criminal abuse case involving 5-year-old

A Woodbine woman pleaded guilty in Laurel County Thursday in a child abuse case. Kailee R. Saylor, 21, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree criminal abuse. She is scheduled to return to court on Nov. 26 for formal sentencing in the case. In return for her guilty...

Local cardiologist gets 42 months in prison for health care fraud involving pacemakers

A London cardiologist found guilty in April on federal charges of health care fraud has been sentenced to 42 months (3.5 years) in prison. Dr. Anis Chalhoub, was found guilty of implanting approximately 234 pacemakers at St. Joseph London hospital between 2007 and 2011 in an...

UK program gives tourist view of Corbin

The Corbin Tourism Commission and the Corbin City Commission received some straight information from visitors to Corbin Monday night and discussed what may be done to draw more people to the city and to make it more user friendly. You need to login to view the rest of the...