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London-Corbin Airport hosting open house Sat.

Assorted aircraft, numerous cars and military vehicles of all types will be on display Saturday as the London-Corbin Airport holds its 11th annual open house. Airport Manager Larry Corum said the planes will range from a Jenny Bi-plane of World War I vintage, to an A-4 Skyhawk,...

Chambers oppose Corbin’s stacked payroll tax

The city of Corbin voted earlier this month to “stack” an additional one percent tax on the gross wages of workers in the Knox County portion of the city, but the move has drawn opposition from two of the area’s largest business advocacy groups. The Southern Kentucky Chamber of...

Over $1 million already spent on Falls renovation

The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce held its monthly membership luncheon last Tuesday at the Cumberland Inn in Williamsburg with featured speaker, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Manager Roy Johnson. Johnson spoke on the recent visit from Governor Matt Bevin and h...

HALO airsoft course opens across from KY Splash

With the popularity of war themed video games and the reality of military action taking a strong hold over the youth of today, many wish to live out their battle fantasies. Now, thanks to the help of HALO, local residents can do so in a fun and safe environment. An airsoft course...

Medical malpractice suit against CRCCC goes federal

A medical malpractice and negligence lawsuit filed against Cumberland River Comprehensive Care Center concerning a patient who died of pneumonia is moving to federal court. A notice of removal, moving the case from Whitley Circuit Court to U.S. District Court in London, was filed...

Wallen’s Towing recreating famous Ghostbuster’s vehicle

The crew at Wallen’s Towing is making their own Ecto 1, the vehicle in the original Ghostbuster’s film. The crew at Wallen’s is back at it again this summer, having recreated their version of the classic Cadillac ambulance/hearse, Ecto, from the Ghostbuster’s film....

Unemployment rate falls in Whitley County

Unemployment rates fell in 83 Kentucky counties between April 2015 and April 2016, including Knox, Whitley and Laurel counties, rose in 33 counties, and remained the same in four, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

W’burg Kiwanis will celebrate 35 years Thurs.

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club is inviting all current and former members to attend its 35th anniversary celebration at noon Thursday at the Cumberland Inn. “We’re inviting all the old presidents back and old members back. We are going to celebrate 35 years of...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

Firestone celebrates million safe hours

Safety has become something of a tradition for the 400-plus workers at the Williamsburg Firestone Industrial Products plant, which was recognized with the Governor’s Safety and Health Award during a ceremony Tuesday morning at the plant. This is the third time in six years,...
Posted On 25 May 2016

Popular Corbin dentist retiring, but says practice is in good hands

For popular Corbin dentist Keith Gibson, the road to an early retirement started at NIBROC. Dr. Gibson had asked one of his patients if he knew a good dentist that could possibly take over his practice. Just so happens, he did. The wife of one of the patient’s best friends was a...