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Old Corbin Intermediate, Corbin Elementary buildings to be sold at auction

Seven months after the last students roamed the halls of the former Corbin Elementary and Corbin Intermediate School buildings, the buildings are headed to the auction block. At Thursday’s regular meeting of the Corbin Board of Education, the board authorized Superintendent Dave...

Community Thanksgiving meal to be served tonight at Corbin High School

The Community Thanksgiving meal will be served 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the cafeteria at Corbin High School. The event, which is free and open to the public, is the brainchild of Corbin High School Assistant Principal Steve Jewell. Heater Martinez, grant coordinator at the high...

Appalachian Mentoring Project seeking adults to work with Corbin school children

In an age where more and more children live in single-parent homes, or even homes with neither parent, one local organization is working with Corbin Independent Schools to bring a mentor into the child’s life. At a recent special called meeting of the Corbin Board of Education...

Corbin schools awarded grant to purchase bus security cameras

The Corbin Independent School District has been awarded a $154,827 federal grant to improve security on school buses and at Corbin Elementary School. The grant came from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services within the U.S. Department of Justice. Mark Daniels,...

Corbin Traditional Building dedicated Saturday

Corbin Independent Schools’ officials and members of the community officially brought the curtain down on the school system’s construction and renovation efforts Saturday at the dedication ceremony for the Corbin Traditional Building on Kentucky Ave. After a $7 million...

Local schools comply with ‘In God We Trust’ law

Area school systems have complied with the new state law requiring the national motto, “In God We Trust,” to be displayed in a prominent place in each school. Corbin Superintendent Dave Cox said signs designed by the Redhound Print Shop were given to each principal who was given...

Corbin Schools to offer free breakfast, lunch to K-12 students

Corbin Independent Schools will be participating in the national school breakfast and lunch programs, meaning all students will receive free breakfast and lunch during the upcoming school year. “It is for the entire school district, K through 12,” said Janie Keith, Food Service...

Corbin Police increases school security Friday after shooting threat at CHS

Corbin Independent Schools were on alert and bags were searched, but classes went on as scheduled Friday following a threat that was made Thursday night. Superintendent Dave Cox said custodians at Corbin High School found the threat written on a bathroom wall. It was reported to...

Corbin Readifest is Tuesday

Corbin Independent Schools will be hosting its annual Readifest for students from noon to 5:00 p.m. on July 24 at the new Corbin Middle School. The event is an opportunity for all students in the Corbin Independent School system to receive supplies and meet with a diverse group...

Corbin teachers stage ‘walk-in’ to show opposition to pension reform bill

A group of more than 20 teachers stood outside Corbin Middle School Thursday morning carrying signs voicing their opposition to the pension reform bill currently making its way through the state legislature. The teachers, which Principal Christi LeFevers said represented about...
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