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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...

Corbin Tourism Commission cancels July 3 fireworks

Corbin Tourism’s annual Independence Day fireworks show has joined the growing list of large-scale events cancelled because of the COVID–19 pandemic. At the tourism commission’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel asked the commissioners for...

Corbin Tourism Commission planning in-person meeting May 12

One local agency is beginning to return to a more normal routine as the Corbin Tourism Commission plans to hold its regular monthly meeting on May 12 in person. “We’ve got to have a board meeting,” said Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel, noting the main topic for discussion is the...

Corbin Tourism Commission votes Wednesday to temporarily suspend restaurant, transient taxes

In response to the Corbin City Commission’s decision earlier this week to suspend the collection of all alcohol and regulatory fees until further notice, the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission voted Wednesday to also suspend restaurant and transient (motel) taxes effective...

Corbin Splash Pad eyes June 15 opening

If everything goes according to plan, the new Corbin Splash Pad could be open one year after the former Economy Inn property was donated for the project. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content....

Corbin Tourism planning city’s first half marathon

Corbin Tourism and Corbin Recreation are partnering together in planning the inaugural “Colonel Sanders Half Marathon” on Nov. 14 At the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Tuesday, Director Maggy Kriebel announced that planning had begun for the inaugural...

June opening planned for splash pad

The request for proposals seeking a contractor for the Corbin splash pad have been released with the goal of having the project completed in June. At the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Tuesday, Director Maggy Kriebel announced that the specifications for...