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UC receives $5 million grant for 21st Century Learning Center

University of the Cumberlands (UC) recently announced receipt of a $5 million grant from the Grover Hermann Foundation to renovate the university’s library into a 21stCentury Learning Center for students, faculty, staff and community members. “This is an important milestone for...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018

WCHS hosting free community Thanksgiving meal Nov. 21

Local residents will have the chance to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal next Wednesday, Nov. 21, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Whitley County High School thanks to the efforts of several volunteers. “We have four foundational principles we operate by here. The fourth one of those...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018

Chappell resigns as head football coach at Whitley County High School

After five years on the sidelines, Jason Chappell resigned Monday as head football coach at Whitley County High School. “He met with the team this morning,” Superintendent John Siler said of Chappell. Since taking over the program in 2014, Chappell has compiled a record of 29-28,...

Whitley County Health Department Director Martha Steele terminated

The Whitley County Health Department is looking for a new public health director following a special called meeting Thursday evening where the current director was terminated. The Whitley County Board of Health met in executive session for over an hour during Thursday’s special...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018

Corbin requesting splash pad proposals

The Corbin City Commission will soon consider a request for proposal (RFP) on the splash pad. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin police confiscate 30 grams of meth

Corbin Police arrested two Williamsburg men Monday after finding assorted drugs, including methamphetamine and heroin, along with assorted drug trafficking paraphernalia, inside their vehicle. Ronnie E. Johnson II, 33, and Shane A. Roark, 35, were arrested about 4:30 p.m....

Huff wins big over Kingsley, retains 82nd District State Rep. seat

Despite a spirited effort on the part of her Democratic challenger, Regina Bunch Huff cruised to an easy victory to win a fourth consecutive term as 82nd District State Representative Tuesday. Huff, a Republican from Williamsburg, topped local attorney Stefanie Ebbens Kingsley...

UK program gives tourist view of Corbin

The Corbin Tourism Commission and the Corbin City Commission received some straight information from visitors to Corbin Monday night and discussed what may be done to draw more people to the city and to make it more user friendly. You need to login to view the rest of the...

Appalachian Regional Strike Force to focus on illegal opioid prescriptions

There is a new force in the fight against opioid addiction in the Appalachian Region. Assistant U.S. Attorney General Brian A Benczkowski announced the formation of the Appalachian Regional Opioid Strike Force, a joint law enforcement effort targeting health care fraud schemes....