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Corbin arena gets liquor license

Speculation over whether a 5,000-seat, $25 million exposition center in south Corbin will get to sell alcohol for some of its events is over.

Home and Garden show announced for The Arena in Corbin

Cell phone service provider Bluegrass Cellular is sponsoring the Southeast Kentucky Home and Garden Show, which will be held at the The Arena at the David L. Williams Southeast Kentucky Agriculture and Exposition Center in Corbin May 8 and 9. The event is the first of its kind to...

Local father, daughter sentenced for counterfeiting

A federal judge sentenced a Williamsburg man to 12 months and one day in prison, and his daughter to six months of home incarceration Thursday for printing counterfeit...

Local author’s new play to make world premier Thursday

The result of a decision between my wife and I to “do something cool” last year resulted in a season membership to the Actors Guild of Lexington. We’ve enjoyed each of the productions by AGL immensely, even though neither of us could really be considered...

Despite opposition, board OKs $10.8 million CHS overhaul

Click here to see the Corbin Independent School District’s Facilities plan The final design of a dramatic $10.8 million overhaul to Corbin High School was approved by the school district’s Board of Education last week, but not without voices of descent mixed in with...

Corbin, Williamsburg chambers may merge

The days of Williamsburg and Corbin having separate chambers of commerce could soon be going by the wayside. The Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce voted Thursday afternoon to form an exploratory committee that will meet with Corbin officials to work out the details of a...

Committee proposed to discuss new city of Corbin website

 

 

 

 

 

Calling its current website "inadequate" and "difficult,"...

Former Cumberlands student found guilty of possessing child porn

A former University of the Cumberlands student was found guilty of possessing child pornography by a federal jury in London after about five hours of deliberation – the culmination of a three-day trial that included numerous expert witnesses, and even the public display of...

With new website, I feel like the Wizard of Oz

I’ve watched The Wizard of Oz, like, a million times. I love the movie. Even read the book. When Dorothy and her dog Toto, the lion, the scarecrow and the tin man reach Oz they finally meet the wizard. Everyone knows what happens then. At first he seems larger than life...

Corbin officials air out expo center complaints

Corbin city leaders publicly aired issues with the Southeast Kentucky Agriculture and Exposition Center during the regular monthly meeting of the city’s Board of Commissioners Monday. Front and center was consternation over what some commissioners perceived as the facility...