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Unconfirmed reports of planned Corbin protests June 4-6

Unconfirmed reports are circulating of a possible planned protest in Corbin on June 4-6. The Big ONE 106.3 FM WRIL out of Pineville reports that there is a rumor about a group calling itself “Kentuckians For Change,” which has planned a peaceful protest in Corbin and...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020

Laurel deputies recover pistol, meth from Corbin man found passed out in vehicle

A Corbin man was arrested early Monday morning after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reported finding him passed out in a vehicle at a local business with a pistol in his lap and methamphetamine in his possession. Dustin Brice, 28, is facing charges of public intoxication –...

Minor earthquake reported between Corbin and London early Friday morning

Residents in between Corbin and London found themselves at the epicenter of an earthquake early Friday morning. The 2.46 magnitude earthquake was centered on O Johnson Road, between Ky. 552 and Maple Grove Road north of Keavy. According to the U.S. Geologic Survey, the quake...

Portions of Whitley County affected by regional power outage Tuesday morning

Whitley County officials say damage to a main transmission electric line caused power outages Tuesday morning. “It went out in Corbin about 7, and just kind of trickled down,” said Whitley County Projects Director Amber Owens noting the Goldbug area was affected at approximately...

Corbin woman, Lily man among four arrested in connection with kilo of methamphetamine Sunday

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies seized one kilogram of methamphetamine Sunday that they say was targeted to be distributed in Whitley and Laurel counties, arresting four people in the process. Whitney Phelps, 21, of Corbin, Jerry Wayne Caldwell, 47, of Lily, Jerrica Combs, 28,...

Spots still available for free COVID-19 testing Wednesday, Thursday in Corbin

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus was among those who took advantage of drive-thru COVID–19 testing at The Arena in Corbin that began Tuesday. “I was in and out in about 15 minutes from driving up the hill to driving back down,” Razmus said of the testing performed by Kroger Health,...

Corbin teen dies in Monday morning double-wide fire

A Corbin area teen died Monday morning in a structure fire on Cedar Bluff Lane in Knox County. Kentucky State Police said a 16-year-old male juvenile was pronounced dead at the scene of the double-wide trailer fire. Police have not released his name. West Knox and Bailey Switch...

Status of Fourth of July fireworks is up in the air and not in a good way

While many municipalities across Kentucky have already cancelled plans for their Independence Day fireworks shows, officials in Corbin and Williamsburg say their plans are still up in the air. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said tourism, which funds the annual Corbin event...

Update: Kroger bringing free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to Corbin May 12-14

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced during his daily 5 p.m. news briefing Wednesday that Kroger Drive-Thru testing will be coming to Corbin on Tuesday, May 12, through Thursday, May 14. Beshear said the state’s partnership with Kroger will bring more testing next week in...
Posted On 06 May 2020

Photo Gallery: Flash flooding hits Corbin Tuesday

Flash flooding like this on Master Street in Corbin Tuesday morning should soon be a thing of the past once a drainage project, which is already underway, gets completed this year. Tuesday flooding also endangered this trailer, which is located off Fifth Street Road. The Corbin...