Corbin woman charged with setting fire to occupied trailer

A Corbin woman was arrested Wednesday for allegedly attempting to burn down a mobile home while the resident was inside. Fifty-year-old Teresa Bunch is facing one count of first-degree arson in connection with alleged incident on Jan. 2. According to the complaint filed against her by Larry Davis, Bunch allegedly set fire to the doublewide [...]

Corbin Career Center to remain open as satellite office

Officials with the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training said Tuesday that the Corbin Career Center would continue to operate as a satellite office under the statewide reorganization plan. In January, OET officials announced the plans, which called for eliminating services at 31 offices and transferring them to 12 hub centers. If the Corbin office [...]

Bunch handily defeats Patrick in State Rep. primary

Regina Bunch is the incumbent 82nd District Representative. Incumbent State Representative Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg cleared her first hurdle to re-election Tuesday night, overwhelmingly defeating challenger Alex Patrick in the Republican primary contest in the 82nd house district. ā€œIā€™m very pleased,ā€ said Bunch, who will face democrat Bill Conn in the General Election. ā€œI [...]

Bunch discusses tax reform at luncheon

Rep. Regina Bunch expects the Kentucky General Assembly to take up the issue of comprehensive tax reform in the near future. This was part of the message she delivered to members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce during its monthly membership luncheon Tuesday afternoon at the Cumberland Inn in Williamsburg. Bunch noted that Gov. [...]

Bunch, Patrick square off in rep. race

In a year when state and national races dominate the primary election ballot, voters will have one local race in which to weigh in on as Alex Patrick is challenging State Representative Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg in the 82nd district.

The district encompasses Whitley and southern Laurel County.

Bunch, middle school teacher, was first appointed to the position held by her late husband, Dewayne Bunch, after injuries he sustained while attempting to break up a fight at Whitley County High School left him in a vegetative state in 2011.

Dewayne Bunch later died as a result of those injuries.

Regina Bunch is seeking her third full term.

Patrick is a 2010 graduate of Whitley County High School and veteran of the Kentucky National Guard.

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