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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...

Corbin Tourism, city partner to add ice skating to Christmas Open House

The Corbin Tourism Commission is expanding Christmas Open House up Main Street, setting up an ice skating rink on its lot across from Sanders Park. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said she has been working with the city on the project. “It will be a tourism-city partnership with...

Applications being accepted to participate in Corbin Christmas Parade

Businesses, organizations, agencies and clubs are invited to help bring the Christmas spirit to Corbin by participating in the annual Corbin Christmas Parade on December 7. Organized by the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission, applications are now available. “We would like...

Fall ‘Movies in the Park’ to feature, ‘Hocus Pocus’

The Halloween season will kick off Saturday in Corbin as the Corbin Tourism Commission holds its fall Movies in the Park event featuring the beloved Bette Midler movie, “Hocus Pocus.” The 1993 movie also stars Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy, who voiced Peggy Hill in the...

Sixth annual Moonbow EggFest set for Saturday in Corbin

The sixth annual Moonbow EggFest will be held Saturday in downtown Corbin. The event will feature 30 to 35 chefs showing off their skills with the famous Big Green Egg grill. “This year we have more out of state cooks,” said Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel. “That’s what we...

Corbin City Commission, tourism commission working on deal to have tourism run The Corbin Center

The contract has yet to be finalized, but Corbin city officials and the Corbin Tourism Commission have reached an initial agreement that would turn daily operations of The Corbin Center over to tourism. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...

Old Town Grill wins Corbin Burger Week’s People’s Choice Award

Old Town Grill is the new burger champion of Corbin. The restaurant, located in Trademart Shopping Center, earned the 2019 Burger Week People’s Choice Award with its OTG Brisket Burger. The all beef patty was served on a potato bun with brisket sauce, brisket, cheddar cheese and...