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Grammy winner Nelly playing the Corbin Arena on Nov. 27

Three-time Grammy winner Nelly is coming to the Corbin Arena later this year. The Corbin Arena announced Monday morning that Nelly would be performing on Nov. 27 as part of the Lil Bit Music Series with Jimmie Allen and Harper Grace. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July...
Posted On 26 Jul 2021

Knox County native named new assistant principal at Lynn Camp Schools

From classroom teacher to supporting those in the classroom, Knox native Emily (Mills) Haneline has been named the new assistant principal at Lynn Camp Schools. “To empower staff and students I work with to be the very best they can be, both in and out of the classroom,” is the...

Registration discount now available for Kayaking for Kids race

A local boating race that has generated thousands of dollars to help local schools and children’s programs in recent years is returning in early August, and you can save $10 on your registration fee if you register early. The Fifth Annual Kayaking for Kids race will take place on...
Posted On 26 Jul 2021

First proposal at Corbin’s new kissing stone ends with a ‘yes!’

The Corbin Kissing Stone will be known to the future Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Caddell as the spot where the rest of their lives began. Caddell took Sarah Hamblin, his girlfriend of three months, to the stone that had been installed on the Ed Tye Creek Walk near the Engineer Street...

Corbin, Williamsburg among small Kentucky cities receiving American Rescue Plan funds

Corbin and Williamsburg are among 360 smaller cities across Kentucky which have begun receiving a portion of the $157 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan. Gov. Andy Beshear announced the funding for the cities with populations under 50,000 Thursday afternoon....

NIBROC 2021 scheduled for Aug. 11-14

After NIBROC 2020 was canceled because of the COVID–19 pandemic, August will once again mean NIBROC time in Corbin. The festival in downtown Corbin is slated for Wednesday, Aug. 11, through Saturday, 14. Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Director Bruce Carpenter said the...

Webb officially announces retirement

After 27 years and three months, Corbin City Clerk Roberta Webb has announced her retirement effective July 31. Webb was initially hired to serve as the deputy city collector in 1994, becoming city collector and then city clerk. “I greatly appreciate the opportunities that I have...

Photo Gallery: Whitley County Fair Mud Bog

This year’s Whitley County Fair Mud Bog drew a total of over 900 participants and spectators.
Posted On 23 Jul 2021

Corbin City Commission repeals 2013 orders freezing salaries for Corbin Police Department

The Corbin City Commission unanimously repealed two municipal orders from 2013, which froze the salaries of Corbin police officers, during its monthly meeting on Monday. The orders passed in 2013 froze salaries of officers to halt what was called a “budgetary mistake” in 2011...

Photo Gallery: Scenes from the Whitley County Fair 2021

Whether it was the antique tractor show, the cornhole tournament, the children’s pedal tractor race, the demolition derby or crafts, this year’s Whitley County Fair offered a little something for everyone.
Posted On 23 Jul 2021