The City of Corbin is considering the construction of a public dog park. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Suzann Cox spoke about the need for a dog park. Cox, a self-described dog lover, said the closest dog park is in Richmond and she frequently takes her own dog there [...]
General fund revenue for the city of Williamsburg is projected to increase by 10 percent this upcoming fiscal year, which starts on July 1, and this doesn’t include increased revenue from water and sewer rate hikes that the city council approved during a series of special meetings Monday and Tuesday.
Whitley County EMS is hoping that a new program to train emergency medical responders will help with a manpower shortage in our area. Whitley County EMS Director Kelly Harrison told the Whitley County UNITE Coalition during a meeting Monday afternoon at the Whitley County Health Department that local Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are in short [...]
Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday morning in Keavy. Forty-six-year-old William J. Hubbard of Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene of the two-vehicle crash on Level Green Road. Firefighters and emergency personnel were called to the scene approximately two miles west of the intersection with Ky. 312 just [...]
The woman facing charges for allegedly running naked among the Corbin High School track team in February can avoid further jail time if she completes her drug treatment and remains out of legal trouble over the next two years. Twenty-six-year-old Julie Leger, who had been charged with indecent exposure, disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting [...]
A Williamsburg man allegedly tried to fight with a Whitley County constable, who was trying to arrest him Thursday afternoon. About 4 p.m. Thursday, Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. responded to a fight complaint on Moore Road behind Thornton’s Auto Sales in Williamsburg. When he arrived at the scene, Patrick observed a man, identified as [...]
The Corbin Public Library is hosting its “Run for Literacy” 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday. The annual event will start and end in front of the library on Laurel Ave. Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. The cost is $25. Diane Mitchell with the Friends of the Corbin Public Library said proceeds from the event [...]