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Corbin student hits perfect score on ACT

A Corbin High School student has achieved what very few students will ever do: achieve a perfect score on the ACT (American College Testing) exam. Sarah Pedersen, daughter of Dr. Paul and Anne Pedersen of Barbourville, scored a composite 36, which according to the ACT National...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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Cumberland Valley Cruise-In’s return in May

The Cumberland Valley Cruise-In is starting its engines on its 18th season beginning in May. The gathering of classic and custom cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles will be held in May, June July, and September on Main Street in Corbin. “We have tripled in size and we just don’t...

Community spring cleanup events kick off Saturday

Spring has sprung and opportunities abound to get outside, and even help improve the community. Events kick of Saturday with the return of the Corbin City Yard Sale. Downtown Director Aaron Sturgill said the sale will be held between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Depot Street between...

Legislative update from 82nd District Rep. Regina Huff

I joined my fellow members of the House in passing several good, meaningful pieces of legislation this week, aimed at improving the quality of life for all Kentuckians. This is our last full week of this legislative session, with only eight legislative days left in the 2019...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019
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Knox-Whitley Humane Association needs kitten, puppy food

With spring coming, the Knox-Whitley Humane Association is preparing for the influx of stray kittens. To help with that, the shelter that serves Clay, Knox, Whitley and McCreary counties is seeking donations of kitten and puppy food. “We are always in need of it,” said Mary-Ann...

Laurel deputies holding anti-bullying event Thursday

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is working in conjunction with management at Corbin Manor Apartments to hold an anti-bullying awareness program Thursday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said management at the apartment complex off of...

Tri-County Elks donate sleeping bags to help homeless

While First Baptist Church’s White Flag Ministry provides shelter to those in need on exceptionally cold nights, its resources are limited, forcing the tipping point to be set at 29 degrees. In an effort to assist those who need stay warm when the ministry is not available, the...

Nominations sought for 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Know of a teacher that goes above and beyond in the classroom? Now is your chance to nominate that teacher for the 2020 Kentucky Teacher Awards. The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. are accepting nominations for the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. Any...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

Ceremony planned Jan. 21 to honor former Corbin coach Willard Farris

The first coach to ever pace the sidelines for the Corbin girls varsity basketball team will be honored Monday night. Willard Farris was the first ever coach for the Lady Redhounds, and almost immediately he had success. In 11 seasons, he had only one losing record (9-12)....

Kentucky offers more than 90 speciality license plates

Kentucky motorists can show their enthusiasm for and lend some financial support to one of more than 90 organizations and causes using their vehicle license plate. In addition to the standard blue and white license plates, Kentucky offers 91 specialty plates, including 27...