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Corbin City Commission awards bid for Arena basketball court

The Corbin City Commission awarded Ohio Floor Company the bid for renovations to the Corbin Arena’s basketball court during its regular monthly meeting Monday evening. The bid for the portable floor came in at $48,750, and it includes floor installation, make minor repairs, sand...

City pool once again at the forefront of debate at Corbin City Commission

The Corbin City Pool was once again at the forefront of a heated debate between Corbin City Commissioners during a special called meeting on Friday. Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve a motion for a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to be advertised by City Manager Marlon Sams....

Risk too great for KLC Money Market investment

The Corbin City Commission has elected to hold off on investing money received through the American Rescue Plan into the Kentucky League of Cities Money Market. At a special called meeting Tuesday morning, commissioners did not make a motion to move the approximate $932,000 into...

Some remain lukewarm to buying city pool heater

Despite a 3 to 2 vote on moving ahead towards the purchase of a heater for the city pool, some Corbin City Commissioners did not quite warm up to the decision. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

City Commissioners have heated debate over pool upgrade

The Corbin City Commissioners engaged in a heated discussion as some members feared moving too quickly with improvements to the city pool could leave the city in hot water. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...

Commission approves solar cover for city pool

The Corbin City Commission unanimously approved the purchase of a solar cover and reel for the Corbin City Pool during its regular meeting on Monday.  Paul Dole, the president of KCEOC and spokesperson on behalf of the Piranhas swim team, addressed the board asking for a dome to...

Corbin City Commission repeals 2013 orders freezing salaries for Corbin Police Department

The Corbin City Commission unanimously repealed two municipal orders from 2013, which froze the salaries of Corbin police officers, during its monthly meeting on Monday. The orders passed in 2013 froze salaries of officers to halt what was called a “budgetary mistake” in 2011...

Corbin budgets $25,000 for new public arts projects

Downtown Corbin, which already features the statue of Colonel Harland Sanders, the 2132 locomotive and half a dozen existing murals, is looking to add some more public art projects. The recently approved fiscal year 2021-2022 Corbin budget includes a $25,000 allocation for public...
Posted On 11 Jul 2021

Corbin City Commission splits 3-2 over new alcohol ordinance

Corbin elected officials, city employees and city officers can now legally engage, directly or indirectly, in the sale of beer or other alcoholic liquor in almost every way except they just can’t be involved in quota retail package stores, i.e., liquor stores. This is the result...
Posted On 07 Jul 2021

Taking a closer look at the new Corbin city budget

Those Corbin residents, who have been wishing that city sanitation department would supply them with those big garbage cans with wheels like seemingly everyone else uses rather than having to provide their own garbage cans that can be no bigger than 35 gallons, are in luck. The...
Posted On 07 Jul 2021