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Gov. Beshear announces funding for Fifth Street roundabout, Master Street sidewalk projects

During a trip to Whitley and Pulaski counties on Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced two local transportation safety improvement projects in the Corbin area. $750,000 has been allocated for the design and construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Fifth Street Road,...

Primary school getting $750k roundabout

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on April 21 that $23 million had been committed for school highway safety projects a cross the state. Of the $23 million, $750,000 will be coming to Corbin in the form of a roundabout near Corbin Primary School. Read this story and more for just $.99...

Redhound Football Christmas on Wheels gives away 40 bikes

Forty Corbin Primary and Elementary students will spend their Christmas on the wheels of their new bicycles thanks to the efforts of the 16 senior Corbin Redhound football players, their coaches and the boosters. The players huddled up for one final play Tuesday afternoon to give...

Corbin schools seeking Angel Tree sponsors

The family resource centers and youth service centers at Corbin Independent Schools are facing a huge challenge with the Angel Tree Program that has already seen 169 children in need added to the list. “I have been helping with the Angel Tree for 12 or 13 years and that is, by...

Remember to vote Election Day, bring your driver’s license with you

Whitley County voters are being encouraged to go out and vote on Election Day. Because of the coronavirus, polls will only be open in two locations on Election Day. Voting will take place in the gymnasium at Whitley County High School, which is near Exit 15 just outside of...
Posted On 22 Jun 2020

Registration for Corbin kindergarten being done online

Registration for kindergarten at Corbin Primary School began Monday, online. Because of the closing of schools, officials announced that all kindergarten registration will be done online. “Any family that does not have internet access may pick up a paper packet at the main...

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...

Area schools receive ‘Kayaking for Kids’ proceeds

Some local elementary schools and Upward basketball programs received money last week thanks to a recent kayaking and jon boat race near Williamsburg. August’s Second Annual Kayaking for Kids race generated a little over $6,400, and last week those proceeds were distributed to...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018

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...

BOE moving forward with Corbin Primary School expansion

The Corbin Board of Education took the first step last Thursday toward building an addition to the primary school to house the third grade when members approved the BG1 proposal for the project. “It shows the Kentucky Department of Education that we have the funding to pay for...