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Bowling Green man gets four years for killing of Corbin native

Corbin native Kenneth “Alex” Davis died in early September 2018 after being shot by his college roommate. His killer, 22-year-old Peter Gall, of Bowling Green, finally received justice last Wednesday; sentenced to four years in prison during a formal sentencing hearing in Warren...

Electronic Edition for 2-13-2019

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Maybe vaccination law is needed?

Gotta brag just a little this week. For the third straight year, the News Journal was named best newspaper, among large weekly publications in Kentucky, at the Kentucky Press Association annual convention last month. This is a big deal to those in our profession. Our category is...

Corbin Recycling Center Director wants public’s help to cut down on non-recyclables dropped off at center

About 30 percent of what is dropped off at the Corbin Recycling Center is garbage, says Roger Shelton, Director of the city’s recycling program. The numbers line up with other recycling centers nationwide, but Shelton would like to see that amount come down. “We get inundated...

Electronic Edition for 2-6-2019

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The subtle art of ‘homerism’

I know I’m probably in the minority when I say I prefer my coverage of local sports to be as free from bias as possible. Give it to me straight, no chaser. I like reading/hearing interviews with opposing players and coaches. I like honest analysis of in-game strategy rather than...

Electronic Edition for 1-30-2019

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University of the Cumberlands first college in KY to offer blockchain degree

University of the Cumberlands will be the first university in the state – and one of the first in the nation – to offer a graduate degree in blockchain technology. The new Master of Science in Global Business with Blockchain Technology (MS-Blockchain) program is set to begin...

If you aren’t offended sometimes, what’s the point?

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. From time to time, I get complaints from readers about the content of the News Journal’s editorial page. A few surfaced regarding last week’s editorial cartoon commenting on the whole “build the wall” controversy. You need to login...

Corbin Schools to host forums addressing e-cigarette use

The Corbin Independent Schools is working to put together a series of informational forums at the end of February regarding “vaping,” it’s possible dangers, and prevalence in the school system. School Superintendent Dave Cox said the school system decided to get on top of the...