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Cox touts value of hard work during Daniel Boone Visionary Awards ceremony

The most important lesson Corbin Schools Superintendent Dave Cox learned in life came from his mother. “Hard work fixes almost anything,” he told a crowd last Thursday during the Seventh Annual Daniel Boone Visionary Award banquet, held at The Corbin Center. The award is given...

‘Art in the Park’ set for Saturday at Nibroc Park

The Corbin Arts and Literary League’s “Art in the Park” will take place Saturday at Nibroc Park. The event features a variety of local artists displaying their works in various disciplines. All local artists are encouraged to attend. There is no setup fee. The event begins 11...

Whitley County BOE honors Accelerated Reader winners

Members of the Whitley County Board of Education recognized Accelerated Reader district point winners during their monthly meeting Thursday. First grader Parker Davis, second grader Micah Jones, fourth grader Chelsea Rein, fifth grader John Croley and sixth grader Kaylee Hamblin...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Corbin High School will be graduating its 100th class Sunday at The Arena

When Corbin High School seniors don cap and gown this Sunday and go through formal graduation ceremonies they will have a special distinction … they will part of the school’s 100th graduating class. The CHS graduation ceremony will be held at The Arena at 2:00 p.m. The public is...

Pay raises not in the works Whitley County teachers

For the most part, Whitley County school system employees won’t be getting any pay raises in the upcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 tentative budget. Superintendent Scott...
Posted On 17 May 2017

Three airlifted after Sunday wreck in Lily

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a three-vehicle accident late Sunday afternoon in Lily that resulted in three people being flown out by emergency medical helicopters due to serious injuries. The accident happened about 5:23 p.m. on US25 about four miles north...
Posted On 04 May 2017

Two airlifted following Saturday wreck in Corbin

Two people were airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center following a head-on collision on Cumberland Falls Hwy. Saturday night. Corbin Police Lt. James Miller said the crash occurred about 6:25 p.m. when a 2014 Lexus attempted to pass another vehicle travelling...

Walk with the Mayor planned for Saturday in Corbin

Local residents are invited to come out Saturday morning and get in a little exercise with Corbin Mayor Willard McBurney and Colonel Harlan Sanders. Registration for the one-mile Walk with the Mayor will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, and the actual walk begins at 10 a.m. This free...
Posted On 03 May 2017

W’burg Kiwanis Day of Prayer Breakfast set for May 4

Former Main Street Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Bill Wright will be the keynote speaker during the 18th Annual Williamsburg Kiwanis Club National Day of Prayer Pancake Breakfast. Wright, who left Williamsburg last year, now serves as Minister to Senior Adults at First Baptist...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

May 30 will be last day of class for Whitley County students

Despite a mild winter, students in the Whitley County school district won’t be finishing classes this school year until late May. Whitley County Deputy Superintendent Paula Trickett told the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly meeting Thursday that the district...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017