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West Knox firefighters face broken hydrant at scene of Saturday fire

West Knox and Lily firefighters called to battle a house fire on Lark Ave. Saturday morning were faced with a broken fire hydrant. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters hooked up the hydrant in the subdivision off of Oak Ridge Church Road about 2 a.m., but when they...

University of the Cumberlands Theater Department presents The Moustrap tonight through Sunday

For those craving more than costumes and candy this Halloween, University of the Cumberlands (UC) will be performing The Mousetrap, a thrilling murder-mystery by Agatha Christie at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 26-28, and 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 29. Performances will be held in the University’s...

Halloween trick or treating hours set locally

Trick or treating hours have been set Tuesday for local ghosts and goblins on Halloween. Trick or treating will take place between 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Williamsburg and Whitley County. Corbin has set trick or treating hours for 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. for Main Street, and from 6 – 8 p.m....
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

Final Corbin Community Yard Sale of the season set for Saturday

Whether you are looking for a bargain or attempting to convince bargain hunters that your stuff can be their stuff, Corbin’s final city yard sale of 2017 offers the opportunity. The monthly event will wrap up its season Saturday. Corbin Downtown Manager Andy Salmons said the...

Corbin man accused of exposing himself to bank employees

A Corbin man told the officer who arrested him Saturday morning on an indecent exposure charge that he was, “just being stupid.” Fifty-four-year-old David Lewallen was arrested just after noon for allegedly urinating in the drive through of a local bank and exposing himself....

Local artists eligible for $3,000 Corbin mural contest

If you are an artist, who could use an extra $3,000, then Corbin wants your help with an upcoming mural. Downtown Corbin has launched the Underpass Mural Contest, hoping to transform the Roy Kidd Avenue Underpass with a fresh mural and make the area a place that people want to...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017
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Corbin woman hurt in wreck on KY 511

A Corbin woman was injured Friday when her SUV slid off the slick roadway and went over an embankment. Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say Nicole Lawson was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Corbin following the single-vehicle wreck on Ky. 511. Deputies and Oak Grove...

Whitley Co. getting $6,212.50 state refund for mining permits, acreage fees

Gov. Matt Bevin announced Thursday that fiscal courts in 29 counties, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel, will receive refunds totaling $149,425 from mining permit and acreage fees. The amounts of refunds are based on acreage fees paid by coal companies. The Kentucky Department...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017

Union College, Barbourville Tourism hosting Gray mountain bike competition

Barbourville Tourism is gearing up for a new event in Knox County. On Saturday, Aug. 19, mountain bikers from across the region will travel to the area to take part in the Turner Outdoor Center MTB XC. Barbourville Tourism, along with the Union College Cycling Team and Kentucky...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017
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Grace on the Hill presents ‘The Gospel According to Mayberry’

Chapters and verses from the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John are memorable for the life lessons they provide and while those scriptures are regularly used, Grace on the Hill United Methodist Church is beginning a 13-week class session looking at another source of life...