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Corbin City Commission hires D.C. lobbyist on trial basis

The Corbin City Commission has approved a contract with a Washington, D.C. lobbying firm on a trial basis. At a special called meeting Monday afternoon, the commission voted 4-0, with Commissioner Andrew Pennington absent, to enter into a three-month contract with JBC...

Master Street sewer replacement project to begin on Jan. 20

Corbin city officials announced Friday that the anticipated project to replace the sewer line along Master Street is scheduled to begin on Jan. 20. The sewer line has been a constant source of concern has over spill from the manhole covers has frequently left bits of toilet paper...

Former Corbin Mayor Amos Miller remembered as faithful and wise leader

Former Corbin Mayor Amos Miller was laid to rest Monday afternoon following his funeral at Immanuel Baptist Church. Miller died Thursday in Lexington at age 78. “Amos is happy today,” said Rev. Allen Bonnell, pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church where Miller was a member. Bonnell...

Amos Miller, former Corbin Mayor and Recreation Director, dies Thursday

Nelson Eddie “Amos” Miller, a man who spent is working life in service to the City of Corbin, died Thursday at age 78. The Corbin native literally worked his way to the top of city government, beginning as a public works employee. When the city’s recreation department...

Corbin Tourism, city partner to add ice skating to Christmas Open House

The Corbin Tourism Commission is expanding Christmas Open House up Main Street, setting up an ice skating rink on its lot across from Sanders Park. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said she has been working with the city on the project. “It will be a tourism-city partnership with...

Update: Ky. Transportation Cabinet announces funding for Corbin sidewalks

The city of Corbin is getting over $160,000 worth of improved sidewalks thanks to funding announced Wednesday by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II traveled to Corbin City Hall Wednesday where he announced the...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019

Forcht Group of Kentucky founder named Corbin’s ‘Business Professional of the Year’

Forcht Group of Kentucky Founder, Chairman and CEO Terry E. Forcht always tries to be in bed by 7:00 p.m. He gets up at 3:30 a.m. daily, except on Sundays, when he doesn’t wake up until 5:00 a.m. He works seven days a week. At 81-years-old, he’s not even considering retirement....

Lawsuit to force the demolition of dilapidated Corbin home dismissed

A lawsuit filed in February seeking to for the City of Corbin to demolish a dilapidated property on Phillips Lane has been settled. According to an order filed in Whitley Circuit Court, the home at 811 Phillips Lane has been demolished and the lot cleaned and mowed as Circle...

Corbin schools turning operation of The Corbin Center back over to the City of Corbin

Corbin city officials are exploring their options as they prepare to take back management of The Corbin Center. During a July 3 special called meeting of the Corbin Board of Education, the members approved a motion to give the city 60 days notice that it would be returning...

Ky. Administrative Office of the Courts will limit Corbin office to driver’s licenses

The ping pong match between the City of Corbin and the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) over the Whitley County Circuit Court Clerk’s office in Corbin continued this week when the AOC notified the city it would keep the office open on a limited basis. According...