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2021 May Day Queens named

The fundraising has concluded and our Queens and their courts are announced. Kaiden Walden is the 2021 May Day Queen.  Kaiden is the daughter of Rob and Kim Walden.  First runner up is Brianica Lynn Childress, the daughter of Brian and Rebecca Childress. Second runner up is...
Posted On 06 May 2021
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May 2-8 declared May Day Week

Mayor Suzie Razmus signs proclamation declaring the week of May 2-8 “May Day Week” in Corbin. Members of the Ossoli Club of Corbin join Mayor Razmus at the signing.
Posted On 05 May 2021
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Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup rescheduled for Saturday, May 1

After storms delayed the first attempt in March, the PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 1. Volunteers are invited to pick up litter along Hwy. 90, as well as side roads near Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Volunteers are asked to...
Posted On 30 Apr 2021
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Week 2: New leaders emerge in the race for May Day crowns

At the end of the second week of May Day fundraising, Brianica Lynn Childress is in first place for May Day Queen, Mary Hope Jackson is in second place and in third place is Savanah Lynn Blankenship. In the race for Tiny Queen at this time, Hadley Tyree is in first place and...
Posted On 30 Apr 2021
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Week 1: Frazier and Davis in the lead for May Day Queen and Tiny Queen

The Ossoli Club of Corbin has released the results in the race for May Day Queen and Tiny Queen at the end of the first week. Kamryn Jeanna Frazier is in first place for May Day Queen; in second place is Kaiden Walden; and in third place is Brianica Lynn Childress. In the race...
Posted On 22 Apr 2021
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Series of closures scheduled next week on KY 511 in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways District 11, plans a series of closures next week, beginning Monday, April 12, on KY 511 near Rockholds in Whitley County. The closures are necessary for replacement of a cross drain. Closures will take place daily, 7...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021
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Greg and Cathy Sims celebrate 50th Anniversary

Greg and Cathy Sims, of Williamsburg, are celebrating their 50th Anniversary on April 16. Greg and Cathy were married in 1971 after meeting at a local pub in New Jersey. They raised two sons, Brad & Joel and have eight grandchildren. After retiring, they settled in...
Posted On 09 Apr 2021
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Fourteen candidates for May Day Queen and Tiny Queen announced

Spring is here and in Corbin it is again time for one of the season’s most traditional events:  the GFWC Kentucky Ossoli Club’s May Day Festival. This year’s 78th May Day Festival will, again, like last year, be a virtual event.    The May Day Festival is a fund raising event for...
Posted On 08 Apr 2021
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Knox County Health Department Director addresses Covid numbers

(Story by Jeff Ledington, Mountain Advocate) Knox County has seen a spike in Covid-19 related deaths in the state’s daily report. The jump from 11 deaths to 30 surprised many who look at the Knox County Health Department’s daily update; no deaths had been reported there since...
Posted On 02 Apr 2021
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Bridging Kentucky Project starts on Monday, March 29, in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office is advising motorists that a bridge construction project in Whitley County starts on Monday, March 29. This project will replace the Imperial Hollow Road bridge over Colonel Creek. The bridge will be closed for up to...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021
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