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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...

Huff remembered as successful businessman, dedicated to Corbin community

Dave Huff, one of Corbin most prominent citizens, passed away Saturday at a Lexington hospital at the age of 85. Huff was probably best known as founder of Huff Pharmacy, originally located in downtown Corbin, but later moved to Cumberland Falls Hwy. before its sale and closure...

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...

After 20 years on Whitley BOE, Lambdin opts to not seek another term

The Whitley County Board of Education will be getting one new member and will have to elect a new board chairman next year. The board’s second longest serving member, Larry Lambdin, who is also the board chairman, did not file to run for re-election this year as the filing...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Corbin City Manager begins suspension

With the end of NIBROC, Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams has begun serving his 30-day suspension without pay, handed down by the city commission on July 16. The commission voted to suspend Sams for what was described as, “inaccuracies in the budget process relating to payroll.”...

Partin appointed as new Whitley County Surveyor

There is now a new Whitley County Surveyor. Long time incumbent Whitley County Surveyor Bob Moses didn’t file seeking to run for re-election to another four-year term earlier this year. He resigned as county surveyor on July 19. Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr....
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Traffic at new Corbin Middle School snarls Master, Main Street Monday

A new school year and a new school created traffic issues Monday on Master Street and Main Street in Corbin, but officials at Corbin Independent Schools say they are working to resolve the problem. Superintendent Dave Cox said it was a combination of things that caused the backup...

#KeepCorbinClean needs big push to win, ‘Beautify the Bluegrass’

#KeepCorbinClean is one of 11 finalists in the 2018 Beautify the Bluegrass initiative and it has until Wednesday to overcome a substantial voting deficit. Ballots may be cast at www.kentuckyliving.com. As of Monday morning, Mt. Sterling’s effort to rejuvenate its downtown park...