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Knox Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in connection with April police chase

The Knox County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Friday, who was arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin while holding a woman against her will. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of...

Baptist Health Corbin Re-accredited as ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation

The American College of Cardiology has recognized Baptist Health Corbin for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Baptist Health Corbin was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI based on rigorous onsite evaluation of...

Tim Short sponsoring tailgate event at The Arena prior to Hank Jr. concert

The 6,000 rowdy friends from far and wide will be packing The Arena in Corbin Saturday night as country icon Hank Williams, Jr. takes to the stage. According to Ticketmaster.com, the concert is a complete sellout. “We sold 3,000 tickets just in presale,” said Arena Director...

Whitley County getting extra $253k in coal severance funds

Gov. Matt Bevin announced Monday that more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be allocated to 49 counties – including Whitley, Knox, Laurel and Bell counties, which combine for over $900,000 in funding – and 122 municipalities – including Corbin,...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019

NIBROC Festival kicks off today in downtown Corbin; Forcht Group and Forcht Bank named premier entertainment sponsors

NIBROC 2019 is here, and the four-day extravaganza of food, fun, entertainment and local goodwill kicks off tonight with a special deal for anyone that enjoys carnival rides. Unlimited ride wristbands can be purchased starting at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday for just $10. Thursday through...

Child who died in hot car Thursday to be buried today

The 2-year-old girl who died Thursday after she was found in a closed vehicle last Thursday will be laid to rest today. The funeral for Aubrey Rose will be held at 11 a.m. at Croley Funeral Home in Williamsburg. Burial will follow in the Reece-Rose Cemetery near her home on Leona...

Katelyn Johnson crowned, ‘Miss NIBROC 2019’

Katelyn Hope Johnson was crowned Miss NIBROC 2019 Saturday night. Johnson is the daughter of Roy and Tonya Johnson. She beat out six other contestants for the honor during the 67th annual pageant held at Corbin High School. Johnson was also named as the winner of the Alexandria...

Corbin man charged with indecent exposure

In what law enforcement has termed a case of an, “old school streaker in the area,” a Corbin man was arrested for indecent exposure Sunday morning. Kentucky State Police arrested Stephen M. Hinkle following a complaint from several residents on Oak Grove Church Road concerning a...

Sagebrush Steakhouse holds ribbon cutting

More than two-and-a-half years after it served its last meal, one of Corbin’s most visible restaurant locations is, once again, doing business. The former Dino’s Restaurant location on U.S. 25W off of Exit 25 officially reopened Monday as the new home of Sagebrush Steakhouse. The...

New thrill ride ‘Speed’ to make debut at NIBROC carnival

When the carnival for the 2019 NIBROC Festival rolls into town next week, it’s going to be bringing with it an exciting new addition. Paradise Amusements, which has partnered with the NIBROC Festival for roughly 50 years, will be debuting a new ride to its lineup and it’s called...