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Corbin downtown events schedule released

The community event season in downtown Corbin is scheduled to begin on March 21. Corbin Downtown Director Andy Salmons said the first event, Art Hub Tuesdays, is one of two additions to the downtown events calendar. The event, organized by the Arts and Literary League, is an...

Corbin Public Library hosting annual ‘Fancy Nancy Tea Party’

The Corbin Public Library is hosting its annual “Fancy Nancy Tea Party” Saturday. The event will feature story time with special guest children’s author, Tonya Moreland. Circulation Clerk Cassandra Estep said Moreland has written two books, “When Am I Beautiful, and “Who Will I...

Corbin, London Rotary Clubs hosting annual ‘International Dinner’

Corbin and London Rotary International Clubs are once again joining together to help in the organization’s fight to eradicate polio. For the ninth consecutive year, the clubs will co-host the Rotary International Dinner on Feb. 11 at the Community Center in London. Joe Caldwell,...

Harlem Globetrotters perform at The Arena in Corbin on Jan. 23

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are returning to The Arena in Corbin on Jan. 23 and 18-year veteran Globetrotter Herbert “Flight Time” Lang will be among them. The 6’3” Arkansas native is known as “Flight Time” because he was only 5’10” when he made his first dunk in a game...

Shelter needs your help to save animals

As much as the workers and volunteers at the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter would like to save the lives of all the 17 cats or dogs that are taken to the shelter on average each day, they can’t. The save rate for dogs varied monthly from 35 – 83 percent in 2015 while the...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016

Corbin man dies in crash in Madison County

A Corbin man died Saturday in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 in Madison County. Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison pronounced 36-year-old Robert Salyers dead at the scene of the crash on north-bound I-75 near the 82-mile marker. According to Madison County Sheriff’s...

Tasered Nancy man gets four months for resisting arrest

A Nancy man, who had to be tasered while resisting arrest for a parole violation at the Whitley County Judicial Center, will spend four months in jail. On Nov. 30 about 10:15 a.m., Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. was on the second floor of the judicial center when he...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016

Corbin schools seek Angel Tree donations

Corbin Independent Schools’ Family Resource Centers are seeking the public’s help to help 40 needy students have a merrier Christmas. Jalisa Gay, the Family Resource Center Coordinator at the primary and elementary schools, said organizers are asking organizations, businesses and...

Corbin City Commission raises city employee minimum wage to $9 per hour

The Corbin City Commission approved the first reading of a measure Friday morning that would raise the minimum wage for the city’s employees to $9 per hour. At a special called meeting at city hall, the commission voted 3-1 in favor of the proposal. Mayor Willard McBurney joined...

Leigh Burke indicted for theft, abuse of public trust

Former Whitley County School District Chief Financial Officer Leigh Burke is charged with theft and abuse of the public trust in connection with missing funds from the school district. A May 24 jury trial has been scheduled for a former chief financial officer for the Whitley...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016