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Corbin still accepting entries for its 2017 Christmas parade

Groups, clubs, businesses, agencies and organizations are invited to participate in the annual Corbin Christmas Parade. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel, who is organizing the parade, said the fourth annual parade is scheduled to roll up North Main Street at 7 p.m. on Dec. 2....

Tristan Hall turns self in at jail, released on $10,000 cash bond Monday

A local man, who previously had charges related to criminal solicitation to commit murder, making a fraudulent insurance claim and intimidating a participant in the legal process all dismissed, and who unsuccessfully tried to sue the prosecutors and several others involved in his...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Planning underway for Williamsburg’s bicentennial celebration

A parade, a tour of historical homes and a historical picture show are just some of the events Williamsburg has planned in the month of April to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Whitley County. “Next year is our 200th birthday. We are getting geared up,” Mayor...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

VFW Post 3167 spreads anti-drug message to local third, fourth graders

Williamsburg’s VFW Post 3167 is trying to do its part to educate children on the dangers of drugs. Post Commander Larry Lewis and Service Officer Joe Grillon delivered “Be Smart, Say No To Drugs” coloring books to 429 third and fourth graders at Pleasant View Elementary School,...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

W’burg Kiwanis Club holds officer inductions

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club was encouraged to be leaders in their community, especially for children during their October monthly meeting. Past Kiwanis Kentucky-Tennessee District 6 Governor Chuck Fletcher encouraged the club to be active in the community and schools and to...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Area schools planning Veterans Day ceremonies

Area schools will be hosting a variety of programs and events Thursday and Friday to honor local military veterans. Schools in the Corbin Independent, Knox County, Whitley County, and Williamsburg Independent school systems have assorted programs. Corbin Elementary School will...

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...