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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...

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
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