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Corbin Jr. Redhound Theatre christening new stage with original play

Corbin’s Junior Redhound Theatre is bringing Halloween and some of the most famous and infamous fairytale characters to the stage as it christens the stage at the new Corbin Middle School. Nov. 8-10, the troupe under the direction of Brandise Grimes, will perform, “Halloween...

CMS hosting Rachel’s Challenge Thursday

Corbin Middle School is hosting Rachel’s Challenge, a community event dedicated to making schools safer and more connected places Thursday night. The event is named in honor of Rachel Scott, the first of the 12 students and one teacher killed in the 1999 shooting at Columbine...

Security stepped up, but threat to Corbin Middle School believed to be prank

Corbin Independent Schools officials say they erred on the side of caution in notifying parents concerning a threat to the middle school on Aug. 20, but no credible evidence was discovered. “It appeared to be some kind of prank,” said Superintendent Dave Cox. Corbin Police were...

Traffic at new Corbin Middle School snarls Master, Main Street Monday

A new school year and a new school created traffic issues Monday on Master Street and Main Street in Corbin, but officials at Corbin Independent Schools say they are working to resolve the problem. Superintendent Dave Cox said it was a combination of things that caused the backup...

$29 million CMS lives up to expectations at open house

Three years after planning began, the results of the effort to construct the new Corbin Middle School on the former St. Camillus Academy property were unveiled to the public Tuesday. School officials held an open house and ribbon cutting at the $29 million facility off of Master...

New CMS should be ready to open in August

The new Corbin Middle School is on track to be open when students return to class in August, but the addition to Corbin Primary and renovations to the current middle school means third, fourth and fifth grades will remain at the elementary and intermediate schools throughout next...

CMS student being investigated for after school threat Monday

Corbin Middle School’s resource officer was called to investigate an alleged threat one student had made to another Monday night. A notification was sent out Tuesday to parents advising them of the situation. Superintendent Dave Cox said the two students had reportedly been...

UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Corbin Middle School

UPDATE:  As of 11:10 a.m. Corbin Independent Schools officials said the lockdown at Corbin Middle School had been lifted. Hannah Goins, public relations coordinator at the school system, said the lockdown was instituted following and unsubstantiated rumor among the students....

With new middle school on schedule, Corbin BOE turns attention to primary school addition

The Corbin Board of Education took another step toward the construction of a new wing at the primary school Thursday by approving the construction documents and a motion to advertise for bids. The new wing will be constructed between the kindergarten and first grade pods. “It...

Court agrees to dismiss endangering welfare of a minor charge against CMS counselor

The case of a Corbin Middle School counselor who had been charged with endangering the welfare of a minor has been dismissed. An agreed order of dismissal in the case against Stephanie Pennington was signed by Special Judge Jeffrey S. Lawless, a district court judge who serves...
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