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New Worship Pastor at Grace on the Hill has famous family connections

To say the new Worship Pastor at Grace on the Hill United Methodist Church in Corbin has had an interesting life is an understatement. He’s overcome a hearing disability to excel as a professional musician. He’s a second cousin to country music legends Loretta Lynn and Crystal...

Corbin church dedicates ‘Mustard Seed’ community garden

Jesus notes in the biblical parable that the mustard seed is the smallest of those planted in the field, but when it grows it becomes “the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and perch in its branches.” From the smallest things often...

Man passes through Corbin on cross-country walking journey

Chris West, standing next to a statue of KFC Founder Colonel Harland Sanders in Sanders Park in downtown Corbin. There is an old adage that when you are not feeling good mentally, the best thing to do is take a walk. Chris West of Newport, North Carolina, is taking that advice a...

Baker promoted to Chief Deputy by Whitley Sheriff

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department now officially has a new chief deputy. Sheriff Colan Harrell announced Friday the promotion of Lt. Tim Baker to the rank of Chief Deputy. Baker has worked at the sheriff’s department since Harrell first took office in 2011. Prior to that he...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

‘Ozzy’s Play Place’ dedicated at New Hope Ministries Sunday

One local church dedicated a playground Sunday to the memory of a child that lived only three months and 23 days, but inspired countless people with his indomitable will to live. “Ozzy’s Play Place” is located at New Hope Ministries, located on KY Hwy. 1232 just outside of...

Corbin Tourism board sets gallery hop date, elects new officers

From left to right, Tania Marcum, Victor Patel and Jackie Willis. The 2016 event season in Corbin will kick off March 18 with the third annual Corbin Gallery Hop. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced the event during the regular meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission...

‘Rugged Redhounds’ raise $3,000 for new playground

The Corbin Primary School Parent Teacher Organization is on a mission to expand the school playground and it received a boost Thursday from a group of “Rugged Redhounds.” Corbin Primary students solicited pledges from family, friends and neighbors to be paid in return for them...

Corbin Library will be ‘Where I’m From’ organizer for Whitley County

In the summer of 1993, Kentucky poet George Ella Lyon started working on the piece that would become her award-winning and internationally acclaimed poem “Where I’m From.” It has since become one of the foremost poetry writing models in the world. Lyon, Kentucky poet laureate for...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016
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Freeman hopes to educate about disabilities at Dinner in the Dark March 14

Dr. Travis Freeman says the idea about the upcoming “Lights Out Dinner in the Dark” March 14 is to give people a greater appreciation for the kinds of challenges people with disabilities face every day. Freeman, an ordained minister and adjunct professor of religion at the...