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Williamsburg named 9th safest city in Kentucky

Williamsburg remains a relatively safe place to live. SafeWise released its Fifth Annual Safest Cities in Kentucky report on Monday, and Williamsburg ranked number nine on the list. “I’m thrilled at the news. We always want our folks to feel safe and be safe,” noted Williamsburg...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

Economy Inn property to be new home of Corbin splash pad

Plans for the proposed splash pad in Corbin must be amended as the location is changing from North Main Street to South Main Street. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced that the majority of the...

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts Indiana man for triple murder

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted an Indianapolis, Indiana man Monday morning in connection with the 2017 triple homicide of a local family. The grand jury indicted Jeremy Hatfield, 34, charging him with three counts of murder in the strangulation deaths of Robert Ma...
Posted On 18 Mar 2019

Investigation leads to rape, sodomy, additional sexual abuse charges against Corbin man

A Corbin man previously charged with sexual abuse involving teen girls is facing additional charges. Danny Ray Collinger, 32, of Corbin, was arrested March 8 following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs...

UPDATE: Infant child of Saturday shooting victim has died

UPDATE: The Fayette County Coroner reported Tuesday night that the infant daughter who was successfully delivered after her mother was shot Saturday has died. The child, listed as Amelia Johnson in the the coroner’s report, according to WYMT, died just before 7 p.m. The...

UPDATE: Man killed by falling tree branch was Williamsburg resident

UPDATE: The man killed Friday afternoon after being struck in the head by a tree branch has been identified. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said the victim was Gregory Siler, 45, of Williamsburg. Siler was pronounced dead at Baptist Health Corbin. Croley said while no autopsy...

TEDxCorbin set for Saturday

The dream of TEDxCorbin will become a reality Saturday morning when the event kicks off at the Second and Main event space. The event will feature 17 speakers who will discuss how southeastern Kentucky may move forward while remaining grounded in its Appalachian roots. Among the...

Budget Committee approves Rep. Regina Huff’s measure restoring pension tax exemption

The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee has approved HB 58, a measure sponsored by State Representative Regina Huff which would restore the pension income tax exclusion back to $41,000. As part of the tax reform package that passed during the 2018 legislative session, the...
Posted On 06 Mar 2019
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Corbin City Commission passes ordinance regulating food trucks

With food trucks becoming more common in Corbin, the Corbin City Commission has enacted an ordinance regulating where and how they may operate. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Williamsburg man charged with assault, terroristic threatening

A Williamsburg man was arrested Tuesday morning on assault and terroristic threatening charges stemming from an incident at Corbin Walmart during which he held a knife to an employee’s throat and punched and kicked a manager. You need to login to view the rest of the content....