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Michaels, Gilbert playing The Arena this weekend

The Arena in Corbin will be rattling the rafters Friday and Saturday night as rock legends Bret Michaels and Warrant take the stage Friday night while country music star Brantley Gilbert goes on Saturday night. Gilbert, who has scored back-to-back platinum albums with “Halfway to...

Whitley County schools will start one week later this fall

The Whitley County Board of Education presented the February Above and Beyond Award to Whitley County High School employee Sheila Davis. Whitley County students and teachers will be getting an extended summer vacation this summer. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley...
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

Spring fire season is in effect

The Kentucky Division of Forestry and area firefighters want to remind residents that spring fire season is in effect. Between Feb. 15 and April 30, state law prohibits anyone from burning debris outdoors between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. within 150 feet of the woods. West Knox Fire...

Keavy man charged with burglarizing Corbin area residence

A Keavy man has been arrested for allegedly burglarizing a Corbin area residence. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, 19-year-old Tyler Forbes is accused of breaking into a residence on Douglas Blvd., located off Laurel Whitley Road in southern Laurel County. Once...

Stolen gun report inadvertently leads police to meth

A report about a stolen gun early Saturday morning led authorities to the discovery of methamphetamine at a Williamsburg motel Sunday morning. About 3 a.m. Saturday, Whitley County Sheriff’s K-9 Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a report of a stolen handgun at a south US25W...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

Corbin schools approves agreement reducing number of Knox students allowed tuition-free

Assistant Superintendent Ramona Davis shows members of the Corbin school board selections for trim, tile and other finishings at the new Corbin Middle School, which is currently under construction. The number of students that live in the Knox County School District who can...

Whitley Co. schools forced to turn down tablet computer grant

Connie Patterson was presented with the Above and Beyond Award during the Whitley County Board of Education meeting on Feb. 9. She is pictured with members of her family and the school board. The Whitley County school district has over $1 million worth of computer devices that...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

W’burg sewer bills expected to rise steadily

Williamsburg residents will soon be paying more on their sewer bills and will likely be seeing steady increases for the next several years in order to pay for necessary repairs and improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment system. Earlier this month, the Kentucky...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

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...