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Corbin woman pardoned by governor

Danielle Stansberry Matlock was sitting at home on Sunday night, Nov. 3 when her phone rang and Gov. Matt Bevin told her that he had approved her application for a pardon. “It came up as a private number and it was 9:45 at night. At first I wasn’t going to answer,” Matlock sai...

Henkelmann sues UC over life sciences exhibit

A Williamsburg man, who donated a large collection of preserved animals to the University of the Cumberlands for its museum over 25 years ago, is now suing the school because it is no longer displaying the collection. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Johnson murder trial postponed until Jan. 8

The trial of a Lily man, who is accused of beating his twin brother to death with a hammer, has been delayed until January. Jury selection in the case against Antonio Johnson, 33, was scheduled to begin Tuesday in Laurel Circuit Court. However, at the request of attorneys from...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018

Local angler Mike Huff moves up to Bassmaster Elite Series

A local professional angler is moving up in the fishing ranks next year after a successful 2018 tournament season. Mike Huff, 28, of Corbin, finished the Bassmaster Open Tour in the top 10 in points for the year. He garnered 848 points, which put him in eighth place overall in...

Deputy finds intoxicated woman in stolen car

A Tennessee woman was arrested Monday afternoon after a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy found her allegedly intoxicated inside a stolen vehicle. Deputy Joe Prewitt arrested Christy L. Parker, 27, of Sweetwater, about 2:22 p.m., and charged her with public intoxication controlled...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018

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