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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

Following protest, Corbin City Commission changing Ky. Avenue back to ‘the way it was’

Sometimes when the public speaks, government actually listens. Case in point there were over a dozen members of First Christian Church, who complained to the Corbin City Commission during a special meeting Friday morning about the city’s recent changes to Kentucky Avenue. The...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

Kentucky Street going back to ‘the way it was’

Traffic flow and parking on Kentucky Street in Corbin is going back to the way it was. The City of Corbin recently moved the centerline for parts of Kentucky Street, eliminated parking on the right hand side of the road and created designated parking spots on the left hand side...
Posted On 01 Nov 2019

Proclamation signed! Now let’s focus on Corbin’s future

I’ve run for elected office twice in Corbin, and voters trusted me both times to represent them on the City Commission. I met many of you face-to-face while going door-to-door during both of those races. It was a great way to really get to know my town. I consider that a great...

Corbin City Commission approves proclamation remembering 1919 race riot

October 30 marks 100 years since the race riots that sparked Corbin’s reputation as a “sundown town” for minorities, especially African-Americans occurred. At its regular monthly meeting Monday night, the Corbin City Commission took a step toward repairing that reputation by...

Racial justice reps speak to Corbin City Commission

For nearly a year, a group calling itself the Corbin Racial Justice Initiative has been meeting concerning in part to a planned event next month commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the 1919 incident when 200 African Americans were forced out of Corbin on a freight train....
Posted On 20 Sep 2019

Grinch Village, annexation of Immanuel Baptist Church discussed by Corbin City Commission

A Grinch Village, annexation of Immanuel Baptist Church into the Corbin city limits, and the paving of sidewalks were all items on the agenda for Monday’s monthly Corbin City Commission meeting. Kaleen Turner, a representative with the Corbin Arts and Literary League, proposed...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019

Corbin City Commission votes to foreclose on four blighted homes

The Corbin City Commission has authorized City Attorney Bob Hammons to begin foreclosure proceedings on three homes on which public works employees have been keeping the lawns mowed for several years at a cost of more than $10,000. At the regular city commission meeting Monday...

Makena Myatt named, ‘Corbin Colonel’

An 8-year-old Corbin girl who has made it her mission to make changes to her community was honored for her efforts Monday night. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission, Mayor Suzie Razmus presented Makena Myatt with a proclamation naming her a, “Corbin Colonel.”...