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82nd District State Rep. Preview: Kingsley says worker issues a top priority

Corbin attorney Stefanie Ebbens Kingsley hasn’t focused too much on party politics as a candidate for 82nd District State Representative. Instead, she’s taken a very practical approach in order to sway voters in November — focusing on bread-and-butter issues that are a concern to...

82nd District State Rep. Preview: Incumbent Huff wants to focus on opioid crisis, tax reform and pensions

Incumbent State Representative Regina Huff has proven to be a political force in the 82nd District. Since taking over the seat in 2012 to serve her former husband’s unexpired term (he died earlier that year), she’s served three full terms and is seeking a fourth. This past May in...

Stivers to chambers of commerce: Kentucky has ‘best economy in 30 years’

Touting the “best economy in 30 years,” Kentucky Senate President Roberts Stivers told two local chambers of commerce Tuesday that the 2019 legislative session will be a time to spur even more growth through effective policymaking. Stivers was the featured speaker for a joint...

Electronic Edition for 10-10-2018

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KY Senate President Robert Stivers to speak at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers will talk about the 2019 legislative session of the General Assembly, and changes to state worker’s compensation rules, next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. Stivers (R-Manchester) has been...

Charles Pennington honored at Corbin Business Appreciation Lunch

Pennington Block Company owner and founder Charles Pennington was honored last week as the city of Corbin’s “Business Leader of the Year.” The honor was bestowed on Pennington during the annual Business Appreciation Lunch, held at The Corbin Center. About 150 people attended the...

Electronic Edition for 10-3-2018

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Ag commissioner visits Corbin Rotary Club

Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture said last week that the state is well positioned to be even more of an agricultural powerhouse than it is today, provided it continues on a course of diversification and innovation. Ryan Quarles, who was on a re-election tour of sorts,...

Moonbow EggFest draws 550 people, 40 cooks to Corbin

Approximately 500 people and 40 cooks turned out Saturday for the 2018 Moonbow EggFest in Corbin. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said while the number of cooks was up, the number of patrons was down by approximately 100. “We were competing with UK football,” Kriebel sai...

Powers named new President of Baptist Health Corbin

A long time employee of Baptist Health Corbin was officially named as the hospital’s new president Tuesday. Anthony Powers announced that he had been selected to take over the vacant position during the Business Appreciation Luncheon, held at The Corbin Center. He’s been an...