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Whitley County Grand Jury indicts 23 people on drug-related charges

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted more than two-dozen people on drug-related charges Monday. According to its monthly report and indictments, the grand jury issued the drug-related indictments against 23 people, including: Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today,...
Posted On 22 May 2019

Laurel County crash injures two Corbin residents

A three-vehicle crash Monday evening on US 25 in Laurel County sent three people, including two Corbin residents, to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. The crash happened about 9:35 p.m. approximately four miles south of London. A blue Hyundai Sonata, which was driven...
Posted On 22 May 2019

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association plans Saturday morning ride

If you like to ride a motorcycle and you would like to help local veterans, then you may want to take part in a motorcycle ride Saturday that will follow the Copperhead Trail through parts of Whitley and McCreary counties. The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Kentucky...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019

Laurel Judge-Exec. brings $2,500 donation for Corbin Senior Citizens Center

After hearing about budget cutbacks impacting the Corbin Senior Citizens Center, Laurel County Judge-Executive David Westerfield didn’t want to give lip service to the problem. He prefers direct action. During a visit to the center last Thursday, Westerfield presented center...

Corbin student hits perfect score on ACT

A Corbin High School student has achieved what very few students will ever do: achieve a perfect score on the ACT (American College Testing) exam. Sarah Pedersen, daughter of Dr. Paul and Anne Pedersen of Barbourville, scored a composite 36, which according to the ACT National...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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Cumberland Valley Cruise-In’s return in May

The Cumberland Valley Cruise-In is starting its engines on its 18th season beginning in May. The gathering of classic and custom cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles will be held in May, June July, and September on Main Street in Corbin. “We have tripled in size and we just don’t...

Community spring cleanup events kick off Saturday

Spring has sprung and opportunities abound to get outside, and even help improve the community. Events kick of Saturday with the return of the Corbin City Yard Sale. Downtown Director Aaron Sturgill said the sale will be held between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Depot Street between...

Legislative update from 82nd District Rep. Regina Huff

I joined my fellow members of the House in passing several good, meaningful pieces of legislation this week, aimed at improving the quality of life for all Kentuckians. This is our last full week of this legislative session, with only eight legislative days left in the 2019...
Posted On 08 Mar 2019
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Knox-Whitley Humane Association needs kitten, puppy food

With spring coming, the Knox-Whitley Humane Association is preparing for the influx of stray kittens. To help with that, the shelter that serves Clay, Knox, Whitley and McCreary counties is seeking donations of kitten and puppy food. “We are always in need of it,” said Mary-Ann...

Laurel deputies holding anti-bullying event Thursday

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is working in conjunction with management at Corbin Manor Apartments to hold an anti-bullying awareness program Thursday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said management at the apartment complex off of...