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1,400 SOAR Summit participants landing in Corbin

Almost 1,400 participants have registered for the two-day SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Summit in Corbin this week. SOAR was started by former Gov. Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers to champion local projects, programs, and advocacy for the 54 ARC (Appalachian...

Whitley County has third highest COVID-19 incidence rate in state

The Whitley County Health Department announced 27 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed on Tuesday. Four of the cases were children. As of Tuesday, there were 215 active cases in Whitley County. The county’s vaccination rate was at 39.2 percent. Baptist Health Corbin officials...

CHS names two new assistant principals

Corbin High School has announced the selection of its two new assistant principals. Josh Watkins and Shannon Dixon will be filling the two vacancies. One vacancy was created by the pending retirement of assistant Nicole Brock. The other vacancy was created when assistant...

Corbin Police Department releases additional details about officer-involved shooting

New details were released late Friday afternoon concerning a fatal officer involved shooting that took place Feb. 14. 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

Whitley County reports 14 new COVID-19 cases Friday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 14 additional COVID–19 cases on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 3,137. There are currently 211 active cases, of which 14 are hospitalized. With the new cases, Whitley County’s COVID–19 incidence rate stands at 58.3. Knox...

Knox County holding COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Friday (Jan. 8) in Barbourville

Some local residents in Knox, Whitley and Laurel counties should soon have the chance to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. If you reside in Knox County, then you may have the chance to get a COVID-19 vaccination on Friday, Jan. 8. Meanwhile, Whitley and Laurel county health...

Whitley County announces three new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, Bell County one new COVID-19 death

The Whitley County Health Department announced 36 additional COVID–19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 2,247. There are currently 237 active cases, of which nine are hospitalized. The health department also announced three new deaths Wednesday bringing the total...

Community groups provide food, gifts and beds at holidays

SHOP WITH A COP COVID–19 brought a change to the Corbin Police Department’s annual, “Shop with a Cop,” but officers, with the aid of several Corbin Walmart Associates, have found a way to make it a merrier Christmas for 31 area children. Because of the COVID–19 restrictions, the...

Promoting nursing excellence…

Philanthropists Terry and Marion Forcht presented Brad Hall, Vice President of External Affairs at the University of the Cumberlands, with a $200,000 check in support of the Terry & Marion Forcht School of Nursing. The Forcht’s provided $1,000,000 in 2018 for the...

Corbin Post Office may soon relocate

Corbin may soon be receiving a new post office but when and where it will be built are still unknown. A letter to Mayor Suzie Razmus, which was dated Nov. 25, is displayed in the lobby of current post office. The letter expresses the intent of the post office to relocate because,...