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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...

Expert panel discusses Corbin school safety issues

Federal, state and local law enforcement, along with experts in school safety, met with members of the public and the Corbin Board of Education Tuesday night to discuss what steps may be taken to make Corbin Schools safer and to better prepare faculty, staff and students to deal...

Jr. Redhound Theatre presents: ‘The Wizard of Oz’

In 2014, a group of young and energetic fifth grade students suggested to Corbin Junior Redhound Theatre Director Brandise Grimes that the troupe should tackle, “The Wizard of Oz.” “It is one of my favorites, but I joked with them, that unless we could get Judy Garland to play...

School safety fundraising effort for Corbin schools exceeds $40,000

Local attorney Shane Romines is continuing the effort to ensure Corbin Independent Schools two school resource officers remain on the job beyond the end of the school year. In a video posted on the Copeland and Romines Law Office Facebook page, Romines announced the fundraising...

Two Corbin Elementary students facing charges over school threats

Two Corbin Elementary School students are facing terroristic threatening charges after making threatening comments during school Friday morning. “It was nothing specific,” said Superintendent Dave Cox, explaining that another student overheard the comment and told a teacher. The...

Copeland and Romines Law Office pledges money toward purchase of metal detectors for Corbin schools

A Corbin area law firm is pledging $20,000 toward the purchase of metal detectors for Corbin Independent Schools. In a video released on Copeland and Romines Law Office’s Facebook page Thursday morning, attorney Shane Romines “I don’t know about you, but I have been sickened and...

Corbin Area Technology Center building renamed the ‘Owens Building’

Corbin Area Technology Center faculty and staff gathered with members of R.L. and Hettie Owens’ family Thursday to formally dedicate the building on the Corbin High School Campus in their honor. The Corbin Board of Education approved a proposal in December to honor the Corbin...

Corbin schools seek Angel Tree donations

Corbin Independent Schools’ Family Resource Centers are seeking the public’s help to help 40 needy students have a merrier Christmas. Jalisa Gay, the Family Resource Center Coordinator at the primary and elementary schools, said organizers are asking organizations, businesses and...

Corbin BOE votes to raise taxes, tuition

Property taxes to support Corbin Independent Schools are going up but in an effort to balance the equation, so is tuition. At the regular monthly meeting last Thursday, the Corbin Board of Education approved a four percent increase in the property tax rate. The new rate, which...