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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

No injuries during four-vehicle crash on Main Street

No one was injured during a four-vehicle accident along Main Street in downtown Corbin that occurred between Second and Third streets shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday. Corbin Police Officer Rob Jones said that the driver of a Toyota Prius briefly looked down at his phone and...
Posted On 30 Jun 2021

Whitley County Judicial Center closed because of water damage

The Whitley County Judicial Center is expected to be closed this week due to a water leak. Circuit Court Clerk Gary Barton said the building has suffered significant damage from a leak that poured water into his office. The staff in Williamsburg will be working from home. The...

Colonels headed to Lexington after 6-5 win over Raceland

The Whitley County Colonels Baseball team is headed to the elite eight in Lexington. The Colonels defeated Raceland Saturday in the semi-state round at Morehead State University, 6-5. Mason Croley drove in what would prove to the winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning....

Laurel River Lake reopens Spillway Beach for swimming Friday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced Friday that Spillway Beach at Laurel River Lake is reopening today for swimming. The Corps closed Spillway Beach June 4 due to E. coli detected in the water. Tests received late Thursday indicated conditions returned...
Posted On 11 Jun 2021

Whitley County headed to 13th Region baseball finals

Whitley County’s 13th Region Tournament Semifinal game against Knox Central Monday night looked bleak early, before the Colonels scored eight unanswered runs en route to the 8-5 victory. Colonels’ starting pitcher Bryce Anderson struggled beginning in the second inning, walking...

Steve Jewell named new CHS Principal

Corbin High School Assistant Principal Steve Jewell has been selected as the new Corbin High School Principal. Jewell will take over on August 1, which is the date that Crawford’s retirement becomes effective. I am extremely humbled and proud to represent Corbin High School,”...

Charges to be amended to murder after shooting victim dies at hospital

A Corbin man, who initially survived after being shot in the head with a .357 pistol early Sunday morning, has died. Timothy Seth Pennington died Thursday at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, according to the Corbin Police Department. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, who...

Corbin rallies to defeat Whitley County for 50th District Baseball Championship

The Corbin Redhounds came back from an early 6-4 deficit to defeat Whitley County 12-8 for the 50th District Baseball Championship Tuesday night. Down 8-6 going into the top of the seventh inning with a runner on second and two outs, Kade Elam belted a 1-0 pitch to left field for...

West Virginia man arrested for allegedly stalking Corbin area teen

A West Virginia man is facing stalking and other charges after being arrested outside a Corbin area apartment complex Sunday evening for allegedly trying to lure a local juvenile girl from her residence. Kentucky State Police Trooper Drew Wilson arrested Brian Ash, 21, of Saint...
Posted On 31 May 2021