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First sentences handed down in federal pharmacy burglaries case

Two of the eight men involved in a conspiracy to burglarize numerous pharmacies throughout the southeast United States, including Sav-Rite Pharmacy and Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy in Corbin, were sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in London. You need to login to view the...

‘Grounded’ selected as theme for TedxCorbin event on March 9

“Grounded” has been selected as the theme for the upcoming TedxCorbin event. Organizers said the theme was chosen as the people of Central Appalachia are deeply routed and espouse a pride in their upbringing. At the same time, the growing globalization, requires changes to permit...

Volunteers needed to wrap presents for Empty Stocking Event

The Corbin Rotary Club is inviting the community to participate in a wrapping party to prepare the gifts to be handed out at the annual Empty Stocking Event. Volunteers are asked to come to The Corbin Center beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday to help wrap gifts for 460 children from...

Construction delays on I-75 in Whitley County to begin Tuesday

A portion of Interstate 75 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane beginning Tuesday. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials said northbound I-75 at milepoint 12.1 will be affected. Crews will close the right lane in the area from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through...

Hunter Hills second grade students receive new bikes

Christmas came early for 100 second grade students at Hunter Hills Elementary Friday though the efforts of a Catholic priest, a national bike company and one of its local distributors. Father Jim Sichko is one of 100 priests across the United States that has been tasked by Pope...

UPDATE: Remains found in Gray identified as missing Corbin man

The human remains found Monday night in Gray have been identified as a Corbin man, but investigators are still working to determine a cause of death. Kentucky State Police Master Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan, said the deceased is Adam Keith...

Corbin woman charged with promoting contraband after jailers find drugs

A Corbin woman arrested on a vandalism charge, added drug possession and promoting contraband charges after Laurel County Deputy Jailers found her in possession of Suboxone. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Theresa R....

Corbin commissioners seek municipal order on list of streets needing blacktop

The Corbin City Commission wants a list of streets in need of blacktopping. At Monday’s quarterly work session, Commissioner Trent Knuckles asked City Attorney Bob Hammons to draw up a municipal order that requires that the commissioners receive the list by March. “It needs to be...

Coroner: Man found inside burning Rockholds home died from suicide

Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley has ruled the cause of death in the case of an individual found in the basement of a burning Rockholds home Friday as suicide. Croley said the male subject, whose name is not being released, died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound....

Corbin Tourism sponsoring, ‘Finger Lickin’ Chicken Week’

Following up the success of Burger Week, the Corbin Tourism Commission is turning its focus to one of the things that put Corbin on the map – chicken. At Tuesday’s regular commission meeting, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced the first annual Finger Lickin’ Chicken Week to...