Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

Battle lines officially set for 2020 election in Whitley County

The battle lines are now set for the 2020 elections in Whitley County following the passage of the candidate filing deadline at 4 p.m. Friday, and there will be a two-way race to fill the remainder of former Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz’s term in office. Schwartz retired on...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020

Anderson files to take on Huff again in 82nd State Representative race

In addition to the presidential race on next year’s election ballots, there will also be a handful of local races for area residents to vote in, including state representative, state senator, Corbin City Commission and Williamsburg City Council. The 82nd Kentucky Representative...
Posted On 31 Dec 2019

Election filing deadline moved up to Jan. 10

Those thinking about running for Corbin City Commission or Williamsburg City Council next year are going to have less time to decide than in prior years. A recent change to the law moves Kentucky’s election filing deadline for these offices from the last Tuesday of January 2020...
Posted On 30 Dec 2019

Benfield named new code enforcement officer in Corbin

Just shy of three months since Mike Mahan stepped down as Corbin’s code enforcement officer, the position will be officially filled as Lawrence Benefield begins his tenure on Jan. 2. “I look at this job as a way to grow,” said Benfield, who has spent 10 years in residential...

Plans unveiled for Corbin splash pad

Following a meeting between city officials and representatives of architects at Brandstetter Carroll, Inc., the proposed site plan for the Corbin splash pad was unveiled at the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night. The rendering features the train theme with...

Senate President Robert Stivers addresses annexation, race track at Corbin City Commission

State Senate President Robert Stivers, R–Manchester, attended the Corbin City Commission’s regular meeting Monday night where he accepted the 2019 Friend of Cities Award from the Kentucky League of Cities, and took the time to answer questions concerning the state of the proposed...

Corbin City Commission discusses changes to bidding process

The number of competitive bids coming in for goods and services for the City of Corbin has declined and, at the city commission’s quarterly work session Monday, Commissioner Trent Knuckles questioned why that was so and what may be done to increase those numbers. “Maybe we need...

Meeting planned with architects for new Corbin Splash Pad

Now that the space has been cleared, the process of building the new Corbin splash pad is moving forward as city and tourism officials are scheduled to meet with the architect this week. At a special called meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Monday, Tourism Director Maggy...

Ky. Transportation rep asks city to remove downtown parking

The Corbin City Commission and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are at odds over changes to traffic flow on Kentucky Ave. and whether to eliminate parking on Main Street. At the regular monthly city commission meeting Monday night, Quinton Smith with the Kentucky Department of...

Corbin adding vaping to its smoking ordinance

Adding vaping to the city’s smoking ordinance, selecting an engineering firm to help design the splash pad, and the promotion of several firefighters were among the items discussed during a special meeting of the Corbin City Commission Friday morning. During the meeting, the...
Posted On 07 Nov 2019