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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...

Electronic Edition for 9-26-2018

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Lylak, Buck the Taxidermist to headline Moonbow Nights in Corbin Saturday

The final Moonbow Nights celebration of 2018 will be happening in downtown Corbin this Saturday evening, and musical entertainment will be provided by double headlining acts Lylak and Buck the Taxidermist. “It ought to be a great show,” said Corbin Downtown Manager...

Cox: Revenue from Corbin BOE tax hike will go toward school safety

Newly hired teachers in the Corbin Independent School System were honored by the Board of Education during its monthly meeting last Thursday. In the name of school safety, taxpayers who live in the Corbin Independent School District will be paying a little more on their tax bills...

Fourth-month investigation leads to meth bust on AG Road

A four-month-long investigation led to a large methamphetamine bust in southern Laurel County over the weekend, and two people are facing felony drug trafficking charges after being arrested by police. According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department, Detectives James Sizemore...

Grace Health Women’s Care holds community open house

The state-of-the-art, 19,000 square feet Grace Health Women’s Care center officially opened in Corbin this week, and community members got a sneak peak of the facility last Wednesday prior to its official opening. The clinic, located at the old Forest Lanes bowling alley in the...

First Lady visits local treatment center for women

Kentucky First Lady Glenna Bevin visited a Corbin facility last week dedicated to helping pregnant and parenting mothers get back on their feet in the wake of crippling substance abuse problems. Bevin, the mother of nine children (four adopted), toured the Independence House last...

Electronic Edition for 9-19-2018

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