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21st Annual Whitley County High School Golf Scramble set for June 12

The 21st Annual Whitley County High School Golf Scramble has been scheduled to take place at the London Country Club on Friday, June 12 with a 9:00 a.m. start time. The scramble will feature four-person teams with an entry fee of $400 per team. There will be prizes awarded for...

Keep a close eye on your pocket change

Against my better judgement, I am going to let you all in on a little secret – be on the lookout for any 2019 or 2020 quarters that have a little “W” mintmark on the front. They are worth much more than your typical quarter. Now, by telling you this I run the risk of you...

Local cornhole duo making waves nationally, set to make jump to pro division later this year

Nate Stevens of Williamsburg and Billy Burnette of Barbourville have won regional and conference titles in the advanced division of the American Cornhole League (ACL) this season. They placed third in a national competition in Florida this past January, and were on their way to...

Local beekeepers corral swarm outside Corbin Elementary School

Thursday afternoon of last week, a call was made to local beekeepers Chance and Kayla Hendrickson after a swarm of honey bees were spotted on a park bench outside of Corbin Elementary School. “This time of year, at the end of spring/beginning of summer, a honey bee hive will...

Tri-County Cineplex readying to reopen the doors Monday, June 1

Movie theaters across the state are gearing up to welcome customers back inside the building beginning Monday, June 1. In Corbin, the Tri-County Cineplex is working hard to make sure everything is ready for moviegoers to once again get their fix of big screen entertainment.

KHSAA Board of Control meeting Thursday eliminates normal dead period, sets guidelines for month of June

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control held an online meeting Thursday afternoon where board members discussed, at length, the possibilities for the resumption of school sports activities in the month of June.

Former Corbin Mayor Eric Burgan passes away

Corbin’s youngest-ever mayor passed away earlier this week at the age of 68. Eric Burgan was elected as Mayor of Corbin in February of 1981 in a special election that took place after the passing of Mayor R.C. Miller. At the time of his election he was serving on the Corbin City...

David’s Steakhouse ‘just excited to be back open’

Last Friday, many restaurants in our area were finally allowed to once again open their doors to customers wanting to enjoy a sit-down meal. Among those restaurants was David’s Steakhouse of Corbin, which had been closed to walk-in visits for the better part of two months. “Being...

Make-A-Wish Foundation, Riptides Pool & Spas grant Williamsburg teen’s wish

Soon to be eighteen-year-old Taylor Renfro had already faced more obstacles in her first year of life than most will encounter during the course of an an entire lifetime. Born with heart issues, she had to undergo a heart transplant procedure at just four months of age. To make...

Senior parade way cooler than anything I did for graduation

This past Sunday afternoon I took some photos of the Lynn Camp High School senior parade, and I have to admit, I found myself feeling just a little bit jealous. Listen, I know that the coronavirus pandemic has robbed our seniors of many things this year. That is not in question,...