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Razmus makes history, elected as Corbin’s first female mayor

For the first time in Corbin’s history it will be, “Mrs. Mayor.” Suzie Razmus defeated Shannon Hall Tuesday night in the race to succeed outgoing Mayor Willard McBurney. In official totals, Razmus garnered 1,052 votes in Whitley County to Hall’s 414. An additional 214 votes were...

Woodbine woman pleads guilty in criminal abuse case involving 5-year-old

A Woodbine woman pleaded guilty in Laurel County Thursday in a child abuse case. Kailee R. Saylor, 21, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree criminal abuse. She is scheduled to return to court on Nov. 26 for formal sentencing in the case. In return for her guilty...

Local cardiologist gets 42 months in prison for health care fraud involving pacemakers

A London cardiologist found guilty in April on federal charges of health care fraud has been sentenced to 42 months (3.5 years) in prison. Dr. Anis Chalhoub, was found guilty of implanting approximately 234 pacemakers at St. Joseph London hospital between 2007 and 2011 in an...

University of the Cumberlands, Ky. Baptist Convention going their separate ways

The University of the Cumberlands is formally cutting ties with the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC), and with that will be losing $1 million in annual funding through the KBC Cooperative Program. UC said in a recent news release that it is working with KBC leaders to take steps...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

UK program gives tourist view of Corbin

The Corbin Tourism Commission and the Corbin City Commission received some straight information from visitors to Corbin Monday night and discussed what may be done to draw more people to the city and to make it more user friendly. You need to login to view the rest of the...

Corbin woman indicted for first-degree assault

A Corbin woman was indicted Friday for first-degree assault for allegedly driving under the influence when she was involved in a crash that left a woman injured. A Knox County grand jury indicted Haley Walters, 22, following an investigation by Barbourville Police into the July 2...

Appalachian Regional Strike Force to focus on illegal opioid prescriptions

There is a new force in the fight against opioid addiction in the Appalachian Region. Assistant U.S. Attorney General Brian A Benczkowski announced the formation of the Appalachian Regional Opioid Strike Force, a joint law enforcement effort targeting health care fraud schemes....

Heating bill assistance available in Knox County

The colder months can really take a toll on your utility bills, and keeping yourself and your family warm is crucial. That’s why your local neighborhood outreach program has decided to lend a helping hand. Through KCEOC Community Action Partnership, “the Low Income Home Energy...

Local health officials recommending Hepatitis A vaccinations

If you work with the general public or in the food industry, then you should get vaccinated for Hepatitis A and remember to wash your hands thoroughly. This is the best way of preventing the spread of the disease, said Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018