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Whitley BOE names Oak Grove early learning center in honor of Delmar Mahan

During the nearly 27 years that Delmar Mahan served on the Whitley County Board of Education, his primary focus was always on the students. “He always believed that the kids of Whitley County, the students and the community should have the very best,” Whitley County...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Shoes 4 the Soul provides 450 school kids with new shoes

About 450 school children received free shoes and socks along with bags of hygiene items during the 8th Annual Shoes 4 the Soul event Friday at the University of the Cumberlands. About 500 college students and about 50 faculty/staff helped out by first washing the soles of the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

‘Chalk the Walk’ suicide awareness event to be held next Tuesday in Corbin

The week of September 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, and Baptist Health Corbin is working to raise awareness for the people in the community who are considering taking their lives with the “Chalk The Walk” event. Scheduled to coincide with the weekly Farmers...

Baptist Health Corbin’s annual Cancer Survivors Dinner to focus on prostate cancer

While October is now synonymous with the fight against breast cancer, Baptist Health Corbin is holding its annual Cancer Survivors Dinner with the goal of getting more men to focus on prostate cancer and what they may do to reduce their chances of contracting it. “It is known as...

Funeral for Corbin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be held October 5

A Corbin sailor killed in the Imperial Japanese Navy’s attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 will be laid to rest alongside other members of his family at Corinth Cemetery on October 5. Surviving family members of Motor Machinist’s Mate First Class Ulis C. Steely said while...

36th Annual Old Fashioned Trading Days kicks off Thursday

The addition of three-on-three basketball tournaments for both men and women and a performance by a Christian strongman group, which previously appeared on America’s Got Talent, are two of the major editions for this year’s 36th Annual Old Fashioned Trading Days festival, which...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Whitley E-911 officials say missing teen requires daily medication

Whitley County emergency officials are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing juvenile they say is in danger as he requires daily medication to treat a heart condition. Perry E. Reed, 16, was reported missing by his foster mom from his home on Lloyd Meadors Road in...

Corbin man files lawsuit claiming he choked on bread tie that fell in restaurant sandwich

A Corbin man is suing the local Arby’s franchise after he claims one of the “slider” sandwiches he was served contained a bread tie that caused him to choke and left him unable to breathe. Dennis Smith has filed suit against Lavco Food Services, Inc., a Barbourville-based company...

Corbin Public Library, Friends of the Corbin Library hosting ‘Downton Abbey” themed fundraiser

Fans of the hit TV series “Downton Abbey” are eagerly awaiting the release of the film that continues the story of the Crawley family and their servants that call the English manor home in the 1920’s. The Corbin Public Library and the Friends of the Library have joined together...

Williamsburg native Faith Davis among those evacuating from Marine base in SC as Hurricane Dorian approaches

If you’ve paid attention to the news at all in recent days, you are most likely aware of the fact that a major storm, named Hurricane Dorian, is rapidly approaching the southeastern United States. What you may not know, however, is that one of Williamsburg’s own, Faith Davis, is...