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Pedestal replacement project begins at Sanders Park

The Colonel will soon be on stable ground once again. Tuesday morning, workers began to replace the crumbling pedestal on which the bronze statue of KFC founder Col. Harland Sanders stands in the center of Sanders Park in Corbin. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said the...

Changes coming to Corbin Main Street

Changes are coming to two Main Street restaurant locations in Corbin. The former Corbin Cellars will be the site of a new sports pub, owned and operated by Brandon Shepherd, Mark Shepherd and Guy Jones. Scott Hobbs, owner of The Dixie Grill, declined to go into specifics on his...

Update: One killed, one airlifted in truck collision on Corbin bypass

Update: The identities of a Cumberland Valley Electric truck driver, who was killed, and a UPS tractor trailer driver, who was airlifted from the scene after their trucks collided on the Corbin bypass (Highway 3041) Wednesday morning, have been released. Firefighters and...

Arson suspected in Monday fire on Moore Hill

A fire that destroyed a home on Moore Hill Ave. Monday morning is under investigation. West Knox and Lily responded to the scene near Ott Road in Corbin at approximately 4:45 a.m. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters had been called to the same scene at...

Police: Corbin couple admitted smoking meth around children

A Corbin couple is facing child abuse charges after police say they admitted to smoking methamphetamine in the presence of their young children. Quincy R. Williams, 25, and Shelby L. Jones, 22, were arrested Thursday night following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s...

Corbin Public Library waiving fines on overdue materials

The Corbin Public Library is offering a pardon to patrons who return their overdue items. On each Friday in October, patrons may return the items without being subject to the accrued fines associated with them. Fines are 10 cents per day on books and audios and $1 per day on...

Update: Whitley man still hospitalized after falling through roof

A Whitley County man who fell through a roof Friday morning remains at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. The individual, identified as 23-year-old Jesse Storms, was airlifted to UK after crashing through the roof and striking the concrete floor at the old American...

Corbin’s October Festival to be held Monday

Corbin’s annual Octoberfest is taking on a new name and a new effort to make the event more family friendly. “Because of the name, a lot of people associated the event with the alcohol,” said Corbin Downtown Director Aaron Sturgill in explaining why the event is now known a...

Corbin man dies following minor wreck

A Corbin man died Tuesday after a traffic accident but Corbin Police say that wasn’t the cause of death. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Whitley Schools get $339,004 safety grant

The Whitley County School System is one of 91 school districts across the nation selected to receive grant money from the U.S. Department of Justice in an effort to curb school violence. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us