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Teen injured in dirt bike crash recovering

Family members say a 16-year-old who suffered critical injuries when his dirt bike slammed into a car on Ky. 26, is improving. Tristan Lay remains at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, but family said he is awake. According to the gofundme.com page, “Tristan Lay Hospital...

1,000 people expected at evangelism rally in Corbin Sunday

About 1,000 people are expected to attend an evangelism rally that is scheduled for Sunday evening in Corbin. The “Whatever It Takes” Rally will be held on Feb. 25 at Central Baptist Church in downtown Corbin, which is located at the intersection of Kentucky Avenue and Fourth...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Corbin Public Library may serve as site of census worker training

The Corbin Public Library Board will have one and possibly two new members. At Thursday regular board meeting, the members voted on secret ballots to make recommendations to the Corbin City Commission on two members. The seats belong to Brenda Jones and Thelma “Frankie” Sasser....

Woodbine, Oak Grove, Rockholds firefighters save burning trailer

Firefighters from three departments spent three hours Saturday battling a structure fire that damaged a home on McNeil Corn Creek Road. Woodbine, Oak Grove and Rockholds firefighters were called to the scene off of Ky. 1064 about 6 p.m. Woodbine Battalion Chief Rickie Fore...

CHH Biomedical Course, Human Body Systems career pathway students receive white coats

More than 100 Corbin High School students in the Biomedical Course, Human Body Systems career pathway received their white lab coats during a ceremony Monday night. The coats were awarded to sophomores, juniors and seniors who had begun their second class. “The white coat...

Whitley County celebrating bicentennial with birthday party

Whitley County is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, and county officials held a birthday party Thursday afternoon to celebrate, complete with a birthday cake and everything. “We are celebrating 200 years of Whitley County’s existence. This is the bicentennial,” Whitley...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

John ‘Crow” Fletcher dies at age 85

A former Corbin High School teacher and coach passed away January 1 at age 85. John “Crow” Fletcher came to Corbin in 1964 to coach basketball and baseball and teach history. He retired in 1997 after 33 years of service to the community. Diane Mitchell, who taught English at...

New programs designed to ready children for kindergarten

Whether it is learning writing or arithmetic, teachers agree that a student’s proficiency in reading is essential to understanding and grasping the knowledge. A new parent/child group has been established in Whitley County with the goal of preparing children that will soon be...

‘Dance to Be Fit’ returns to The Corbin Center beginning Thursday

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and help with the exercise portion is available beginning Thursday night as the “Dance to Be Fit” begins at The Corbin Center. The hour-long Zumba style class started in 2017 under the direction of Shannon Rima...

Woodbine woman facing drug trafficking, possession charges

A Woodbine woman is facing multiple charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located assorted drugs, paraphernalia, cash and someone else’s EBT card inside her vehicle during a traffic stop in north Corbin early Sunday morning. Forty-one-year-old Lisa Gail Johnson was...