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Corbin Tourism seeks grant money for Railroad Museum

The Corbin Tourism Commission is continuing its efforts to fund the construction of the Corbin Railroad Museum through federal grant money. Tourism Director Maggy Monhollen announced during the special called meeting of the commission last Tuesday that she is applying for a $3.5...

Cruise for a Cause will go from Corbin to Beattyville Saturday

Corbin Tourism has partnered with the City of Beattyville and Back Road of Appalachia to host the Cruise for a Cause on Saturday to benefit local businesses in the Lee County town that were impacted by the historic flooding in late February and early March. The event, which will...

Corbin Tourism approves touch screen kiosk at KFC, rents billboard

When the revamped original Kentucky Fried Chicken reopens to visitors, it will offer visitors the opportunity to discover some of the other sights Corbin has to offer via a touch screen kiosk. Photo COURTESY OF CORBIN TOURISM The Corbin Tourism Commission has rented a billboard...

New Sanders statue to be unveiled

The Corbin Tourism Commission is set to unveil a life-size, chainsaw carved statue of Corbin most famous citizen – Colonel Harland Sanders – on May 5 at the Corbin Welcome Center. The statue was created by local chainsaw carving couple J&K Carvers. The duo also created all of...

Corbin Restaurant Week kicks off Jan. 18th

Get your stretchy pants ready because Restaurant Week is coming to Corbin from Jan. 18 to 23. “This six-day long dining event is a great opportunity to experience why Corbin is one of the top food destinations in the state,” said Maggy Kriebel, director of The Corbin Tourism and...

Corbin Downtown adds Colonel Fest, pub crawl to 2021 list of events

Corbin Downtown has released its 2021 calendar that features 28 festivals and events throughout the year. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Black king stolen from Corbin’s giant Chess set

The black king isn’t dead, but he is gone, leaving the giant Chess set on the Corbin Tourism lot on North Main Street short one piece. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said she received multiple Facebook messages last week that people, who had gone to the lot to play a game, found...

Splash pad officially opens…

Geeta’s Splash Park in downtown Corbin officially opened to the public Friday. By Friday afternoon, numerous children were enjoying the new facility.

Giant Chess set up and ready in downtown Corbin

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 ...

Area tourism offices joining together to promote ‘Daniel Boone Country’

The region of Kentucky known as Daniel Boone Country that stretches from the Virginia border to just west of Interstate 75, is working to get the word out, and that word is, “DBC.” Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel recently unveiled the new stickers that are being made...