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Baptist Health Corbin donates ‘Blue Jean Bucks’ to Empty Stocking Program

If you have been to a Baptist Health Corbin facility on any given Friday, you may have noticed some of the employees wearing blue jeans. “Casual Friday” at the Corbin facilities come at a price to the employees, but the proceeds go to several good causes, including the Corbin...

Whitley Judge-Executive gives ‘State of the County’ update to Corbin Rotary Club

Whitley County Judge-executive Pat White, Jr. came to the Corbin Rotary Club meeting Thursday where he discussed the state of the county and provided an update on what is happening in county government. White said the county would be among the 38 counties on the Tennessee boarder...

Corbin Rotary Club’s Empty Stocking Fund brings Christmas joy to 460 area children

Christmas came early Friday morning for 460 area children thanks to the Corbin Rotary Club and numerous donors to the Empty Stocking Fund. The club raised $26,000 over the last year to purchase toys, socks and shoes for each child. “We want to make sure all of the children that...

Volunteers needed to wrap presents for Empty Stocking Event

The Corbin Rotary Club is inviting the community to participate in a wrapping party to prepare the gifts to be handed out at the annual Empty Stocking Event. Volunteers are asked to come to The Corbin Center beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday to help wrap gifts for 460 children from...

Ag commissioner visits Corbin Rotary Club

Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture said last week that the state is well positioned to be even more of an agricultural powerhouse than it is today, provided it continues on a course of diversification and innovation. Ryan Quarles, who was on a re-election tour of sorts,...

Carpenter talks to Rotary about area job growth

Corbin’s Director of Economic Development, Bruce Carpenter, said his program has been awarded over $5 million in grant funds to help create jobs locally, and touted the repeated construction of large speculative buildings as key to the effort during a recent speech to the Corbin...

Corbin Rotary Club hosting bicycle rodeo at NIBROC

The Corbin Rotary Club will be hosting a Bicycle Rodeo from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 11 at the NIBROC Festival. Rotarians will be working the rodeo along with Mike Hale, owner of Mike’s Bike and Hike. Hale will be offering bicycle safety lessons to children. He...

Ky. Supreme Court candidate Tapp speaks at Corbin Rotary meeting

David Tapp, Circuit Court Judge for Pulaski, Rockcastle and Lincoln counties, who is one of three candidates for the Kentucky Supreme Court, was the featured speaker at the Corbin Rotary Club meeting last Thursday. Tapp, who is running against Dan Ballou and Debra Hembree Lambert...

Tickets on sale for annual Rotary International Dinner

Corbin and London’s Rotary International clubs will be joining together for the 10th consecutive year to host the Rotary International Dinner in an effort to help the organization eradicate polio, worldwide. This year’s dinner will be held at The Arena in Corbin at 7 p.m. on...