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News Journal article sparks donation for new Sanders Park pedestal

The crumbling concrete pedestal on which the bronze statue of KFC founder Col. Harland Sanders stands will be replaced at no cost to the Corbin Tourism Commission. An anonymous donor has agreed to give $3,000 to repair the pedestal for the Col. Harlan Sanders statute in Sanders...

Kentucky Chautauqa actor bringing baseball great Pee Wee Reese to life in Corbin

In 1947, Jackie Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers, becoming the first African-American player in the history of Major League Baseball. While Robinson is renown for the way he stood up to insults and threat of injury from fans and players alike, Kentucky native and...

Report: Local tourism spending down in Whitley

Local tourism officials are disputing a report from the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet that shows spending by tourists in Whitley County decreased by $3-5 million between 2015 and 2016. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin Tourism accepts Wasatch’s proposal to restore historic steam engine, tender, caboose

L&N 2132, along with her coal tenders and caboose, will be pristine and ready for NIBROC 2017. At Tuesday’s special called meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission, the commissioners voted unanimously to accept the proposal from Wasatch Railroad Contractors to refurbish the...
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