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May Day, Battle of the Badges postponed

The Corbin Ossoli Club’s annual May Day event and the Battle of the Badges charity basketball game between Corbin Police and Corbin firefighters have joined the growing list of events to be cancelled due to COVID-19. The May Day Festival had been scheduled for May 1 at The Arena...

Corbin home severely damaged in Friday morning fire

A Corbin home was severely damaged by fire early Friday morning, and firefighters say it may be a total loss. Corbin firefighters were called to scene on Sherwood Ave. off of Maple Lane at 12:43 a.m. after neighbors reported smoke coming from the split-level home. Battalion Chief...

Fire breaks out Friday at The Depot on Main

Corbin firefighters were called to The Depot on Main Friday morning to battle a grease fire. Battalion Chief Jack Partin said firefighters received the call about 11:30 a.m. “It started in the deep fryer area,” Partin said. “Their hood system worked,” Partin added noting the dry...

Corbin firefighters assist with flood rescues in Harlan and Bell County

A crew of Corbin firefighters trained in swift water rescue made the difference to 13 people affected by the flooding in Harlan and Bell County Thursday. Captain Eric Philpot led the team, including Lt. Trevor Allen and firefighters Stephen Hunter and Benjamin Craft, that...

Corbin ‘Battle of the Badges’ set for March 28

The Corbin Police Department will be looking to settle a score with the Corbin Fire Department on March 28 at the second annual Battle of the Badges charity basketball game. At the inaugural event held in May, the firefighters led by as many as 20 points, but saw their lead cut...

Corbin firefighters rescue multiple flood victims in Harlan County

A crew of Corbin firefighters has made the difference to at least three flood victims in Harlan Thursday. The four-man crew of Captain Eric Philpot, Lt. Trevor Allen and firefighters Stephen Hunter and Benjamin Craft responded to a request for assistance from Harlan County...

Forget cats in a tree, Corbin Fire Department rescues dog in a pipe

Area law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to McDonald’s on Master Street to rescue a dog that had become stuck in a drainage pipe. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies and Corbin Police blocked off traffic in the area around the manhole leading to the drainage pipe as...

Longtime Corbin 911 dispatcher dies

Longtime Corbin 911 dispatcher Shellie Hash died Monday. Hash served as a full-time dispatcher for more than 10 years. She started in 1994, and worked 1998. She came back in 2012, and worked until when she retired. In 2018, she returned on a part-time basis. “She was a good one,”...

Five area fire departments battle simultaneous structure fires

Firefighters from five area departments were called into action as two structure fires broke out in the West Knox Fire District within an hour last Wednesday. West Knox, Lily and Bailey Switch firefighters were called to Miller Lane, off of Sam Parker Road in Gray at...

Corbin Fire Department selling breast cancer awareness t-shirts

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and after a three-year break, the Corbin Fire Department is, once again, selling t-shirts promoting the fight against breast cancer. “We kind of took a break because sales had slowed down,” said Corbin Fire Captain James Smith. The 2019...