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Miss NIBROC Pageant canceled

For the second year in a row, a new Miss NIBROC will not be crowned. “Obviously we didn’t have it last year, but if you look at Miss NIBROC over the last several years, it has kind of been an event that is harder each year to put it together because you have, each year it seems...

NIBROC 2021 scheduled for Aug. 11-14

After NIBROC 2020 was canceled because of the COVID–19 pandemic, August will once again mean NIBROC time in Corbin. The festival in downtown Corbin is slated for Wednesday, Aug. 11, through Saturday, 14. Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Director Bruce Carpenter said the...

Toy Shop now open

The Toy Store on South Main Street in Corbin held a formal ribbon cutting Friday morning. Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus and Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Director Bruce Carpenter joined store owner Tonya Ridener and business partner Angel Henderson as they cut the ribbon. The...

Mayor updates members on annexation and city projects

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus was the guest speaker at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon Tuesday. Razmus updated chamber members on local business developments and progress of projects throughout Corbin, such as the annexation of Exit 29. Regarding the...

Arq receives $10 million in expansion funding

Arq announced it has received $10 million of expansion funding from Community Trust Bank, Inc. (CTBI) in support of its business plans and vision to grow its global business by recovering valuable resources from waste. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

NIBROC Festival kicks off today in downtown Corbin; Forcht Group and Forcht Bank named premier entertainment sponsors

NIBROC 2019 is here, and the four-day extravaganza of food, fun, entertainment and local goodwill kicks off tonight with a special deal for anyone that enjoys carnival rides. Unlimited ride wristbands can be purchased starting at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday for just $10. Thursday through...

ARQ official to speak to chamber of commerce about big energy facility in Corbin

The head of U.S. operations for a company that turns coal waste into energy will be speaking at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon next Tuesday about a project in Corbin that will provide numerous good-paying jobs. C.K. Lane, with Arq will be...

Splash pad location up in the air

The splash pad in Corbin will happen, but the question of where and what it involves remains up in the air. At Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Corbin City Commission, City Manager Marlon Sams said the request for proposal seeking design ideas for the project would be...

Stivers to chambers of commerce: Kentucky has ‘best economy in 30 years’

Touting the “best economy in 30 years,” Kentucky Senate President Roberts Stivers told two local chambers of commerce Tuesday that the 2019 legislative session will be a time to spur even more growth through effective policymaking. Stivers was the featured speaker for a joint...

Letter: Chamber director thankful for NIBROC support

To the Editor: The 66th Annual NIBROC Festival was a great success, from set-up on Wednesday evening to clean-up on Saturday night. The extent of assistance and cooperation from the City of Corbin was tremendous and I’d like to thank everyone who had a part in helping with any...
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