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Corbin mayor declares state of emergency in wake of COVID–19

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus has declared a state of emergency in the city. According to the document Razmus signed Wednesday, it authorizes her to sign executive orders authorizing city personnel to coordinate and cooperate with the Whitley and Knox County Health Departments, the...

Root Beer Stand to open as scheduled Tuesday

March in Corbin means the start of another season at the Root Beer Stand, and while it will open as scheduled Tuesday, new rules have been instituted during the COVID–19 pandemic. Customers are asked to take the food home. The walk–up window and bathrooms will be closed. No...

Baptist Health Corbin hosting Ky. Blood Center’s ‘Bloodmobile’ March 31

Baptist Health Corbin will be hosting the Kentucky Blood Center’s Bloodmobile March 31 in an effort to help the center replenish its dwindling blood supply. The Bloodmobile will be set up in the Trillium Center Circle behind the main parking lot of the hospital between 9 a.m. and...

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet still opening March 25 in Corbin, but without Tony Stewart there

(Editor’s note: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Corbin will still be allowed to open on Wednesday, March 25 as scheduled.) Bargain shoppers will delight in the opening of the newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Corbin. Ollie’s is known for unbeatable name brand...
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Events at Corbin Arena halted until further notice

While Super Bull Professional Bull Riding went on as scheduled Friday and Saturday at The Arena in Corbin, Mayor Suzie Razmus said it will be the last event until further notice. The Price is Right Live that had been scheduled for March 27, has been rescheduled for July 28....

Williamsburg, London Walmart stores limiting hours of operation beginning Sunday

Williamsburg and London Walmart stores have announced shortened business hours because of the coronavirus. Officials at both stores announced that beginning Sunday, hours of operations will be 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. daily. Walmart in Corbin has not yet changed its hours. The number...

West Knox Fire Department raffling AR-15 rifle

The West Knox Fire Department is selling chances to win an AR–15 rifle. The winning ticket will be drawn on April 7 during the car show in Barbourville. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said tickets are $5 each and may be purchased from any West Knox firefighter or at Oldwa...

‘Colt 45’ ready to protect riders, entertain crowd at Challenge of the Super Bulls event in Corbin

Professional bull riding is eight seconds of excitement followed by several minutes of preparation as the bull leaves the arena and the next cowboy gets ready to ride. To keep the crowd entertained and hyped up in between riders, and help protect the riders should a bull want to...

Building sold, but You and Me, Coffee and Tea to remain open

The You & Me, Coffee & Tea building in Corbin is under new ownership, but the business is not going anywhere. “We have a long–term lease,” said business owner Andy Salmons when contacted Monday about the sale. The building at the corner of Main and Third Street was...

Dallas Jones remembered fondly by former boss, co-owner at Hall-Watson Furniture

A Corbin native who spent more than 50 years at Hall-Watson Furniture, including 20 as the co-owner, has died. Dallas Jones passed away Saturday at Beech Tree Manor in Jellico, Tennessee at age 86. Jones spent 56 years working at the furniture store that was located on the corner...