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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...

Third annual #keepcorbinclean event set for Saturday

The third annual #keepcorbinclean community cleanup will be held Saturday. Volunteers will meet at Sanders Park on Main Street to pick up supplies and then spread out across the city in an effort to make Corbin a little more presentable. “I think people can appreciate a pleasing...

Corbin attorney sues city, wants home demolished

UPDATE: Attorney Eric M. Dixon, who was listed as one of the owners of the company filing the lawsuit, said he is not involved. Dixon contacted The News Journal Wednesday, saying he had no part in Circle Drive Realty, LLC. In an initial search on the Kentucky Secretary of...

The litter problem needs a higher priority

Don Estep is Publisher Emeritus of The News Journal. This morning I picked up some litter that had been thrown from passing motorists. While doing it a question passed through my mind. What priority does litter have on the list of government responsibilities? You need to login to...
Posted On 08 Feb 2019

Corbin budget includes funding for splash pad

The Corbin City Commission held a special called meeting Monday to pass the first reading of the budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin commission votes to start legal process on 24 out-of-compliance properties

The Corbin City Commission asked City Attorney Bob Hammons to begin the required legal process to permit the city to demolish nine dilapidated properties and foreclose on 15 others on which the city has been forced to perform frequent upkeep. You need to login to view the rest of...

Corbin spring clean-up set for April 16-20 and April 23-27

The City of Corbin is offering its residents some help with spring cleaning. During the weeks of April 16-20 and April 23-27, Corbin Public Works will be offering free curbside pickup of furniture and other large items. “About the only thing we don’t take is tires, because there...

Control of The Corbin Center going back to City of Corbin

The City of Corbin will be taking back control of The Corbin Center effective June 1. The Corbin Board of Education and the Corbin City Commission have each approved an agreement that the school system would operate the multi-purpose facility through May 31 and be permitted to...
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