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Corbin Independent Schools named ‘District of Distinction’

The Corbin Independent Schools District is one of 16 out of 173 school districts across the state that earned the title of “District of Distinction.” The Kentucky Board of Education recognized representatives from each of the district during its meeting last Wednesday in...

Search continues for missing Ohio man

About 15 search and rescue officials from South Whitley, Woodbine and Pleasant View volunteer fire departments, along with Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses, spent nearly three hours Friday afternoon searching for a missing Ohio man along the northbound...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Restoration work on L&N 2132 starts this week

Restoration work on the L&N 2132 steam locomotive, along with its tender and caboose, will begin later this week and is scheduled to be completed in May. A the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Tuesday, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel told the...

Corbin woman charged with murder

A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty in the murder of her boyfriend and is scheduled to Knox District Court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether the case should be presented to the grand jury. Fifty-four-year-old Debra Poore was arraigned Monday on one count of...

Four-vehicle wreck on Falls Hwy. sends five to hospital

Five people were taken to Baptist Health Corbin following a wreck involving four vehicles on Cumberland Falls Hwy. Tuesday morning. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy John Hill said the wreck occurred about 11 a.m. just south of the intersection with Fifth Street Road. Hill said...

Daniel Boone National Forest turns 80

While famous pioneer Daniel Boone would be celebrating his 283rd birthday this year, the national forest named in his honor is turning 80. Established on Feb. 23, 1937 as Cumberland National Forest through a proclamation by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Daniel Boone National...

Courtney Taylor transferred to state prison because of medical issues

A Williamsburg woman, who told police that she shot her husband on Jan. 13 because he had spent the majority of a cash settlement she received last year and who allegedly shot her two daughters because she didn’t want them growing up without a mother and feeling unloved like she...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Whitley County man charged with shooting, beating and holding woman prisoner

Corbin Police arrested a Whitley County man wanted in connection with a shooting that was reported Sunday afternoon in the Devil’s Creek community. Fifty-three-year-old Michael A Morris is facing charges of first-degree assault and first-degree unlawful imprisonment. Corbin...

Woman critically injured during I-75 crash Monday

One person had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter following a three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Whitley County, and was listed in critical condition Tuesday afternoon at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. The crash happened about 5:30 a.m....
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Three injured in two-vehicle crash Tuesday

This Buick Lucerne flipped over on its side against a guardrail Tuesday morning following a two-vehicle crash on US25W near Star Baptist Church. Three people had to be transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash late Tuesday morning near Star Baptist Church,...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017