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Corbin Police investigating broken storefront windows at Trademart

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to locate the individual(s) who broke multiple storefront windows at the Trademart Shopping Center overnight Sunday. Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the vandal(s) struck the windows at Books-a-Million,...

Corbin Redhounds win 13th Region soccer title Tuesday

After a 6-0 victory over the South Laurel Cardinals Tuesday night, the Corbin Redhounds boys soccer team are your 2020 13th Region champions.

Corbin man found guilty of child rape in Knox County

Following a three-day trial Wednesday in Knox Circuit Court, a Knox County jury recommended a 30-year prison sentence for a Corbin man. Carl Wayne Weddle, 36 of Corbin, was indicted earlier this year by a Knox County grand jury on three counts of first-degree rape for engaging in...

Corbin’s annual downtown trick-or-treat cancelled; residential trick-or-treat will be held in Corbin, Wburg, Whitley County on Oct. 31

Corbin officials announced Monday that the annual downtown trick-or-treat event will not take place this year. According to officials, the decision is the result of Gov. Andy Beshear’s Halloween guidance for Kentucky, along with state mandates regarding COVID–19....

Corbin’s Octoberfest to be held Saturday

Downtown Corbin’s revised Octoberfest is scheduled for 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday. Downtown/Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel, who had initially expected about 40 vendors, said 70 vendors have signed up to participate. “It is the simple fact that the vendors haven’t had any events...

Attorney for doctor charged with fleeing police responds to charges

The attorney for the Corbin doctor, who is charged with being under the influence when he led police on a high-speed pursuit that reached speeds of 140 mph Sunday night, said his client is maintaining his innocence in the case. B.J. Foley is representing Dr. Keith A. Clifton, 64,...

Audience, signer Travis Tritt, Arena staff happy with return of concerts to Corbin

The packed house of approximately 2,000 people that attended Travis Tritt’s concert Saturday at The Arena in Corbin went well for the people, the artist and the facility, according to Arena Director Kristi Balla. “Travis loved it!” Balla said. “He even gave Corbin a shoutout on...

Annual U.S. 25 Yard Sale is Friday and Saturday

Miles of bargains will be up for grabs Friday and Saturday from Corbin to Florence on Friday and Saturday during the ninth annual U.S. 25 Yard Sale. The event covers 145 miles of the highway from Boone County in northern Kentucky to south of Corbin. Other participating cities and...

Corbin man pleads guilty to tobacco store burglary

A Corbin man pleaded guilty Tuesday to breaking into a local tobacco store and stealing cash and cigarettes, but can have the incident removed from his record if he remains out of legal trouble for the next five years. Dallas T. Brock, who was arrested on May 6 in connection with...

The Wrigley Taproom & Eatery employee tests positive for COVID–19 Sunday

The Wrigley Taproom & Eatery announced Monday that one of its employees has tested positive for COVID–19. According to the announcement posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page, the unidentified employee notified the owners Sunday about the positive test. “We are grateful to...