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River Fog Festival slated for October in Williamsburg

A new festival, which is slated to take place in early October in downtown Williamsburg, aims to highlight regional arts, music, food and beverage within the Southeastern Kentucky region. “The River Fog Festival is the first of many opportunities Why Whitley has planned for our...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018

Corbin man on brink of qualifying for Bassmaster Elite tournament series

A crucial fourth and final mid-September tournament will determine whether a local man is invited to join the Bassmaster Elite Series professional fishing tour next season. Currently, 28-year-old Mike Huff sits in tenth place in the eastern division Bassmaster Open tour. He...

WWE returning to Corbin with, ‘Supershow’

When the stars of WWE Smackdown came to Corbin on March 9, the show set an attendance record at The Arena, packing in 6,259 fans. Arena Manager Kristina Balla announced Friday, that based on the success of that event, WWE is returning to Corbin on Oct. 27 with a show featuring...

Former UC football player pleads guilty to theft and assault charges

A former University of the Cumberlands football player, who allegedly assaulted a UC football player in late 2015 and then fled town on the day he was scheduled to stand trial, has pleaded guilty to amended charges. Devin Preyer, 24, was originally indicted for second-degree...

Tenn. duo get probation after attempted ATM theft, high-speed chase with police

A pair of Tennessee men, who tried to cut into one of the most visible ATM machines in Williamsburg earlier this year before leading police on a high-speed chase along I-75 that ended after police deployed spike strips to stop of the suspect’s vehicle, have pleaded guilty in...

Corbin hires new recreation director, downtown director

The City of Corbin has a new recreation director and new main street director. At the regular called monthly meeting Monday night, the City Commission voted unanimously to hire Hope Gibson to head the recreation department and Aaron Sturgill to head Corbin Downtown. Gibson and...

Corbin Couple indicted for murder of woman’s mother

A Corbin couple charged in the murder of the woman’s mother, Sherry Rose, in June were indicted Friday by a Laurel County grand jury. Joseph Craig McFadden, 31, and his wife, Christie Elizabeth McFadden, 28, were each indicted on charges of murder, theft by unlawful taking of the...

Corbin’s ‘Roastin’ Redhounds’ moving on to junior chef final four

Corbin High School’s “Roastin’ Redhounds” junior chef team is moving onto the final four in the state competition. The team of Kendell Lewis, Rachel Standifer and Sierra Johnson defeated Taylor County in the opening round of the 15-team competition. The girls were so fun on stage...

Constable resigning to take Williamsburg Police Officer position

Whitley County’s Third District will be getting a new constable sooner than most voters anticipated. During the May Primary election, incumbent Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. lost his bid for re-election to former Third-District Constable Jim Thornton by a vote of...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Attorney General says Corbin residents entitled to occupational tax credit

The Kentucky Attorney General says workers in the Knox County portion of Corbin are entitled to a tax credit on a portion of the Knox County Occupational Tax as they are also paying the Corbin Occupational Tax. The letter announcing the ruling , which was addressed to Mayor...