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Whitley County Farmer’s Market sees changes

The Whitley County Farmers’ Market, which opened Tuesday in Corbin, is undergoing a big change this year in regards to its hours. It will no longer be open on Saturdays. The farmers’ market will still be open from 5-8 p.m. every Tuesday at Nibroc Park in Corbin during the growing...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeks donations for yard sale fundraiser

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is seeking items for its benefit yard sale on May 5. Association Board President Mary-Ann Smyth said new and used items will be welcomed and appreciated. “If anything has any yard sale value, we would love to have it,” Smyth said. Items may be...

Entrepreneur fair at LCHS teaches lessons

Lynn Camp K-12 students learned a valuable lesson this past week as they experienced firsthand the amount of work and time put into creating and running a business for Entrepreneur Week. After spending countless hours preparing their business models and creating inventory,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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W.D. Bryant reopening Corbin storefront Wednesday

Less than a week after W.D. Bryant and Sons in Corbin was damaged by fire, the store has reopened. Employees were back inside the building on South Main Street Monday working to clean up the damage and had the mower shop area open for business Tuesday. Store officials said fire...

London physician convicted of health care fraud

A London cardiologist has been found guilty in federal court on charges of health care fraud. Following a 12-day trial in U.S. District Court in London, a jury found Dr. Anis Chalhoub guilty of implanting approximately 234 pacemakers in patients at St. Joseph London hospital...

Forcht Group executives attend opening days

Top, attending the Lexington Legends Opening Night on April 5th from the Forcht Group of Kentucky were, left to right, Laurie Shockley, Marion Forcht, Leslie Jarvis, John Shockley, Eddie Woodruff, Terry Forcht, Craig Shockley, Roger Alsip, and Justin Badeau. Above, Attending the...

Local tourism officials honored

Whitley County, Williamsburg and Corbin tourism officials were honored Monday by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association with an Economic Engine Award for their work to make tourism a major economic driver in the community. “Tourism is a premiere driver of Kentucky’s economy....
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

UC bucking higher education trend with growing enrollment

Growth in online enrollment has been key to growth at the University of the Cumberlands. “As you know, enrollment is the life blood to any institution. It is the revenue we generate to operate. State institutions go on the state budget and enrollment. We all know how that is...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

New Mexican restaurant opens on Main Street

Another restaurant option officially came to life in Corbin Monday as Si Senor Mexican Restaurant opened its doors. The new restaurant, offering, “authentic Mexican food,” is located at 1600 South Main Street adjacent to Woods Realty. The restaurant, operated by Imer Lopez, opens...

Local unemployment rates lower than last year, but higher than last month

Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in one (Metcalfe County), according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet....
Posted On 04 Apr 2018