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Barbourville Water Park permanently closed

Few topics have sparked as much conversation as the future of the Barbourville water park. “Most people think we are just tearing the waterpark down, but we are replacing it….with something better,” said Barbourville City Councilman, Ronnie Moore. Plans for the new project were...

Interstate 75 closed Tuesday following wreck involving tanker truck

Interstate 75 in northern Whitley County was closed to traffic Tuesday morning following a wreck in which a tanker trailer began leaking gasoline. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the interstate was closed in both directions between exits 15 and 25...

Rotary Park playground closed until equipment can be replaced

The playground at Rotary Park in Corbin has been closed after the equipment failed inspection. Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams said the equipment, which was installed more than 15 years ago, has been found to be structurally unsound when the results an inspection performed in...

Corbin schools closed Friday because of widespread sickness

With the flu and stomach virus running rampant among faculty, staff and students, Corbin Independent Schools officials have elected to close school on Friday. Superintendent Dave Cox said attendance has been slowly decreasing over the last several day, with approximately 10...

No school at Williamsburg Friday

Williamsburg Independent School will be closed Friday as emergency repairs to one of the building’s central air conditioning system units is performed. Superintendent Amon Couch said with the warmer weather expected to last several more weeks, the repairs are necessary. Closing...