Four applications submitted for Corbin ‘bar’ licenses

Friday is the deadline to submit an application for one of Corbin’s three allocated quota retail drink licenses and, as of Tuesday afternoon, four applications have been submitted. Felts Music Place on Fifth Street Road has joined Austin City Saloon, The Depot on Main and attorney David O. Smith in submitting applications. Chuck Felts, who [...]

Corbin residents charged in conspiracy to traffic meth

Three Corbin residents have been charged with conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 19-year-old Tela Annett Smith, 18-year-old Trae Smith and 21-year-old Rolland Atkins following a complaint of potential drug trafficking on Lipscomb Road off of Level Green Road [...]

Public’s help needed to find missing Corbin girl

Taylor J. McVey, 16, was last seen near the Corbin Wal-Mart on Sept. 15. The family of a missing Corbin teenager is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate her. Taylor J. McVey, 16, of Collins Lane, has been missing since Sept. 15. She is about 5’2” and weighs approximately 110 pounds. [...]

Lexington bar owner looking to expand to Corbin

A Whitley County native is working to bring a staple of the country music scene in Lexington to Corbin. Josh Brock, who owns Austin City Saloon in Lexington, has submitted an application for a quota retail license in Corbin doing business as Austin City Saloon. According to the notice, in conjunction with business partner James [...]

Final Corbin Community Yard Sale of the season set for Saturday

Whether you are looking for a bargain or attempting to convince bargain hunters that your stuff can be their stuff, Corbin’s final city yard sale of 2017 offers the opportunity. The monthly event will wrap up its season Saturday. Corbin Downtown Manager Andy Salmons said the event, held on Depot Street between Fourth and Gordon [...]

Corbin Octoberfest planned for Monday

Corbin’s annual Octoberfest will take place Monday in downtown. Downtown Director Andy Salmons said more than 50 vendors and crafters are registered to participate in the event in NIBROC Park. In addition, downtown merchants will be open for business. The event will kick off at 10 a.m. and will run until 7 p.m. The Corbin [...]

Creekwalk’s biggest support deserves to be honored for his effort

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. In government, there are disagreements. That’s natural. But at Monday’s work session meeting of the Corbin City Commission — perhaps the most productive and fun meeting I’ve been involved with yet as a commissioner — we ALL agreed on one thing. The Corbin Creekwalk should [...]

Police: Corbin woman shot self outside Wayne County business

A Corbin woman was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound to the head that she sustained Monday outside of a Wayne County business.

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Corbin Police investigating graffiti incidents at local restaurants, boat ramp

UPDATE: Shelby County man charged after turning himself in to police Thursday A Shelby County man is facing multiple counts of criminal mischief in connection with four incidents of vandalism at local businesses. Corbin Police Detective Coy Wilson said 25-year-old Joseph Walters was arrested Thursday afternoon at the police department. “He came down and turned [...]

Churchill Downs partnering with Keeneland on Corbin horse racing facility

The long-awaited quarter horse track in Corbin will be a partnership between Keeneland and Churchill Downs officials have announced. Cumberland Run, which is to be built on 149 acres of property off of the Corbin bypass, will be one of two facilities constructed under the agreement. The second facility, Oak Grove, will be built in [...]