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Maintenance issues, new regulations force hospital to remove popular fountain

Officials at Baptist Health Corbin say maintenance issues and regulations regarding open water features inside healthcare facilities have forced the removal of the pond at the main entrance. “It has started leaking and has become difficult to maintain,” said Mark Steely,...

Baptist Health Corbin’s Silver Ball Gala returning to The Arena

An agreement has been reached between Baptist Health Corbin and the City of Corbin to, once again, hold the annual Silver Ball Gala at The Arena. When the initial invitations to the June 9 event were sent out in mid-February, the event was scheduled to be held at the London...

Air Evac considering move from airport to Baptist Health Corbin

Air Evac Lifeteam’s emergency medical helicopter service may be moving its Whitley County base from the Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport to Baptist Health Corbin later this year, but nothing has been set in stone yet. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018

Baptist Health Corbin welcomes New Year Baby 2018

The first baby born at Baptist Health Corbin in 2018 was Lorelei Dalton who was born January 1, 2018 at 2:58 p.m. Lorelei is the daughter of Adam and Ciara Dalton. She weighed 8 lbs. 3.8 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Multiple items were donated to the family for the baby from...

October proclaimed Breast Cancer Awareness Month in W’burg

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison signed a proclamation Friday afternoon declaring October 2017 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the city of Williamsburg and he urged all community members to support efforts and dedicate themselves to the fight against the disease. He was...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

Baptist Health COO encourages early cancer screenings

Several forms of cancer are treatable particularly when they are caught early, and regular, early screenings are the best way to do that. This was the crux of the message that Baptist Health COO Anthony Powers delivered to the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce during its...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

You & Me opens new location at Baptist Health Corbin

You & Me Coffee & Tea is expanding in Corbin, as its second location opened Monday in the lobby at Baptist Health Corbin. Owner Andy Salmons said there had been several casual conversations with hospital officials over the last two years about locating a specialty coffee...

Silver Ball Gala planned for June 10

Baptist Health Corbin is taking guests on a trip to Arabia and giving them an opportunity to “Howl at the Moon” at the annual Silver Ball Gala on June 10 at The Arena in Corbin. The theme of this year’s fundraiser event is “Arabian Nights.” In keeping with the theme, Lee...

Baptist Health Corbin commemorates ‘National Donate Life Month’

Each of the approximately 30 people that attended Baptist Health Corbin’s ceremony commemorating “National Donate Life Month” held last Thursday near the hospital’s surgery entrances, was asked to draw a stone from a basket. Written on each stone was an organ or tissue that...

Jury rules in favor of hospital, doctor in malpractice case

An 11-day medical malpractice trial, which was the longest trial in Whitley County in the past 25 years, ended Monday afternoon with a 12-person jury unanimously agreeing that the doctor and hospital did nothing wrong. The lawsuit had sought up to $50,203,951 in damages. A...
Posted On 01 Mar 2017