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Corbin Tourism turning lot into free community activity area

The Corbin Tourism Commission recently took the first step in turning the lot across from Sanders Park on North Main Street into another free community activity area. During its regular monthly meeting last week, the commissioners authorized $1,800 to install security cameras to...

Corbin Tourism Commission gets $20k grant to fund way finding signage

The Corbin Tourism Commission has been awarded a $20,000 grant to help fund the Corbin way finding signage effort. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced the grant during the commission’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. The grant was awarded by the Community and Economic...

Fourth Annual Burger Week starts Monday

Monday marks the beginning of the most wonderful week of the year for lovers of meat on a bun as the fourth annual “Burger Week” kicks off in Corbin. Ten locally owned restaurants have taken up the challenge to create the best tasting, most unique burger in town. The entries...

Corbin trolley shuttling Sheltowee Trace visitors downtown

A joint effort between the Corbin Tourism Commission, Corbin Downtown and Sheltowee Trace Adventure Outfitters to allow visitors to experience Downtown Corbin met with moderate success on its first night as eight people took advantage of the opportunity to ride the Corbin trolley...

Corbin Tourism’s Movies in the Park will kick off May 18

Area residents are invited to bring their blankets and/or lawn chairs and enjoy a movie at Sanders Park on May 18. The popular event begun by Corbin Tourism in 2018 is returning for its first of two nights. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said the movie will be “The Secret Life of...

Corbin Railroad Museum project on hold for foreseeable future

The proposed Corbin Railroad Museum is on hold, at least for the foreseeable future. At a special called meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission, which has been working to make the project planned for the former Corbin railroad depot, a reality, the commissioners opened the...

Mark Shepherd resigns from Corbin Tourism Commission

A seat has come open on the Corbin Tourism Commission after Mark Shepherd elected to resign. Shepherd owns and operates Bubby’s Barbecue and Shep’s Place restaurants. “With my wife passing and the new business (Shep’s), there were just not enough hours in the day,” Shepherd said...

Economy Inn property to be new home of Corbin splash pad

Plans for the proposed splash pad in Corbin must be amended as the location is changing from North Main Street to South Main Street. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced that the majority of the...

To train museum or not to train museum, that is the question

Before the proposed Corbin Railroad Museum goes any further, the Corbin Tourism Commission wants to hear from a couple of companies involved in the construction of museum exhibits about whether it is feasible, what it may cost, and then reach a consensus among the commissioners...

Concerns arise over viability of railroad museum

At least one member of the Corbin Tourism Commission is questioning the wisdom of spending up to $1 million on the proposed Corbin Railroad Museum, but have asked Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel to move forward with the request for proposal. At a special called tourism meeting...