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Corbin ‘Big Green Egg Fest’ to be held Sept. 29

The sights and smells of more the 25 Big Green Eggs will take over downtown Corbin as the fifth annual Big Green Egg Fest takes place on September 29. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said 25 to 30 cooks/grillers are scheduled to participate in the event featuring the iconic grill,...

Corbin City Commission’s decision to buy fire truck on hold

The Corbin City Commission’s decision to purchase a new pumper truck for the fire department has been put on hold. The commissioners voted Monday night to purchase the truck from Pierce Fire Equipment at a cost of $650,000. However, at the request of Commissioner Trent Knuckles,...

Church burglary, vandalism under investigation

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the vandalism and burglary of a Keavy area church Sunday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said officers were called to Mt. Zion Church of God on Level Green Road off of Ky. 312 after members...

Ground broken on Air Evac’s new Corbin facility

Ground was broken on Air Evac’s new facility at Baptist Health Corbin Monday morning. The company is moving its Whitley County location from the Williamsburg –Whitley County Airport to the former Lincoln Memorial University building behind the hospital. “The Whitley County...

Forcht Bank hosts annual Patriot Day event to commemorate 9/11

While the majority in attendance were not alive the day the Twin Towers fell, hundreds of students gathered for Forcht Bank’s annual Patriot Day event on September 11 to learn the significance of the day America stood still. “The primary reason behind this program is so our...

Corbin man charged with indecent exposure at Ky. 312 boat ramp

A routine patrol at the Ky. 312 boat ramp Sunday night by Corbin Police turned up an individual asleep in his vehicle with his penis in his hand. Officer Estes Rhoades arrested Otis Godsey, 45, of Corbin on one count of second-degree indecent exposure. Godsey is being held...

Corbin Library’s ‘Girls Who Code’ class begins Monday

Girls in grades three through twelve are invited to the Corbin Public Library to participate in, “Girls Who Code.” The 15-week course, which begins Monday afternoon, is designed to teach girls the basics of computer coding while giving them the opportunity to make friends and...

Racing commission may finally move on application for Corbin track

While the Kentucky Racing Commission had previously stated that it would not take action on the applications for two new racing licenses submitted as part of a joint project by Keeneland and Churchill Down, which includes the proposed quarter horse track in Corbin, it appears...

Kane Brown coming to The Arena on Feb. 1

The Arena in Corbin will welcome Kane Brown on Feb. 1. The 24-year-old Georgia native has had two chart toping hits with, “What Ifs” and “Heaven.” Both songs reached the top of the U.S. Country Airplay charts and cracked the top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The show in...

UC giving students 57 percent tuition break starting next fall

At a time when state legislatures are cutting budgets for state universities, which in turn is causing tuition costs to rise at many of those institutions of higher learning, the University of the Cumberlands is taking the opposite approach. The Williamsburg-based institution...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018