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Corbin Tourism gets $100k grant for pavilion

The Kentucky Agriculture Development Board recently approved $4,939,773 for agriculture and rural development projects, including $100,000 in state funds and $1,500 in Whitley County funds to build a farmer’s market pavilion in downtown Corbin, and over $20,000 for a local meat...
Posted On 06 Jun 2021

Corbin Tourism Commission planning holiday festivities

With the Christmas season approaching, the Corbin Tourism Commission is taking steps to turn its downtown lot into a Christmas wonderland. At a recent special called meeting, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced that the ice-skating rink that proved to be so popular in 2019,...

Corbin Tourism considering revised Christmas parade

The Corbin Tourism Commission is considering a twist on the annual Christmas parade to allow it to go forward during the COVID–19 pandemic. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said she is working on the possibility of a reverse parade that would see the floats and entries park on the...

Pavilion planned for Corbin’s Main Street

The Corbin Tourism Commission is working on plans for the construction of a pavilion on its Main Street lot. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said the initial plan for the project is for a “U” shaped structure with an open area in the middle coming out to the front of the property....

Ribbon cutting held for Corbin splash pad Friday

Geeta Patel was someone who loved children, and her husband, Ishwar “Ish” Patel, wanted to do something in her memory, so he had his children deed the piece of property where the Economy Inn used to sit to the city on June 7, 2019, in order for something to be built for children...
Posted On 03 Sep 2020

Corbin splash pad to be dedicated Aug. 28

The Corbin splash pad will officially be dedicated on Aug. 28. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced the date for the dedication during the Corbin Tourism Commission’s regular meeting Tuesday night. The $639,000 project on the former Economy Inn Property is now complete as...

Corbin Tourism Director talks addition of chess set to downtown, plans to refurbish volleyball courts, more

When the location for the new Corbin Splash Pad was changed from North Main Street across from Sanders Park to South Main Street across from Corbin City Hall, the Corbin Tourism Commission worked to develop a new plan for the lot it owns. The plans for that lot as part of ...

Corbin Tourism discusses assuming some duties of Corbin Downtown Manager

One week after Corbin city officials elected to eliminate the Corbin Downtown Department, in what has been called a cost-savings measure, the Corbin Tourism Commission met last Tuesday to discuss the feasibility of Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel assuming some of the duties and...

Corbin Tourism considering shade to improve Sanders Park

The Corbin Tourism Commission approved the second reading of its 2020-21 budget during a special called meeting on June 15. While the total budgeted amount is $701,000, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel noted that the actual budget is significantly lower. “$485,000 of that goes to...

Corbin Tourism still hopeful for NIBROC, Eggfest

Whether or not there will be a NIBROC in August and a Moonbow Eggfest in September is yet to be determined, but with planning ongoing for the Kentucky State Fair, Corbin tourism has hope that the events will also happen. At Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the Corbin...