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Local author releases 4th book in children’s series

On Jan. 2, local author Jennifer Marsee released book four of the Molly Sue the Dingo Diva series.  Join  Molly Sue as she adjusts to life during a pandemic. What is COVID-19? What does pandemic mean?  What is quarantine and isolation?  Why do we wear face coverings?  What are...

Tax tips for students

Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the tax preparation process go more smoothly. “One of my top priorities as governor is making higher education more accessible to...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021
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Baptist Health Corbin welcomes 1st baby of 2021

Baptist Health Corbin is proud to announce the first baby born in the hospital in 2021! Meet Marcie, born at 11:27 a.m. on New Year’s Day. New parents Sierra and Michael were so excited to welcome their new 6 lb., 13 oz. baby girl into the world today.  Congratulations to the...

University of the Cumberlands congratulates summer graduates

In what has been one of the most unprecedented years in history, there are still hardworking people achieving their goals, new doors of opportunity opening, and worthwhile reasons to celebrate. In fact, right now, there are more than 1,100 reasons to celebrate – one for each...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020

Local scout rehabs neglected cemetery for Eagle Leadership Service Project

A Corbin area Boy Scout has taken on a monumental task, removing more than 45 years of overgrowth from a small cemetery. Max Richardson, a senior at Corbin High School chose to clean up the overgrown McHargue Cemetery near the Corbin water tower as his Eagle Leadership Service...

Lewis-Bowling chosen to moderate the Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy in September

Angelika Lewis-Bowling, a victim’s advocate for the Williamsburg City Police Department, has been selected as the narrator of the Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy (KVAA) scheduled to take place in September 2018. The KVAA was created by the Kentucky Justice and Public...
Posted On 16 May 2018

Woman gives birth in car outside Baptist ER with assistance from husband, hospital security guard

A Corbin area woman gave birth with the help of her husband and a hospital security guard when she was unable to reach Baptist Health Corbin in time Sunday. Kendra Bain gave birth to 7 pound, 14 ounce Wolfgang at 12:55 p.m., which she said was 15 minutes after she and her...

Leadership Tri-County selects Andy Croley as Leader of the Year

Leadership Tri-County will recognize one current Williamsburg resident and a late Williamsburg resident next month for their outstanding contributions to their communities. Leadership Tri-County has selected Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley as its 2018 Leader of the Year, and...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018

Redhounds bound for Princeton, Yale for first time

Two members of Corbin High School’s Class of 2017 are going where no Redhounds have gone before, Ivy League universities Princeton and Yale. Whitney Hopper has been selected to attend Princeton University, located in New Jersey approximately 50 miles southwest of New York Cit...
Posted On 03 May 2017

Assistant Whitley County Attorney Gary Brittain to be laid to rest today

Assistant Whitley County Attorney Gary Brittain, who died Friday, will be laid to rest today. Brittain, 67, has partnered with County Attorney Bob Hammons at their Corbin law firm for more than 30 years. “That’s my best friend,” Hammons said of Brittain. The Barbourville native...