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Corbin Tourism approves $1.36 million budget

The Corbin Tourism Commission approved the first reading of its $1.362 million budget for 2016-17 fiscal year Tuesday night. The budget includes multiple event partial sponsorships including: $4,500 for the fine arts events $15,000 for Nibroc $5,000 for Corbin Industrial...

Former local auto dealer pleads guilty to bank fraud

A former owner of a local car dealership is scheduled to be sentenced in August after pleading guilty to two counts of bank fraud. Fifty-two-year-old Gregory Wilcheck of Corbin, who owned Myers Chevrolet-Oldsmobile-Cadillac, Inc., Tri-County Cycles in Barbourville and Check...

Man assaulted over ‘pill money’

A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty to a charge that she pushed a man and hit him with his cane in December. Forty-three-year-old Angela M. Moore is being held in the Knox County Detention Center following her arrest last Thursday morning on the warrant charging her with one...

Stivers defends third foray into Corbin, Knox occupational tax fight

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Students collect shoes for water project

Big, small, fat, skinny, open, closed, singles or in pairs, a group of Corbin High School students wants you old or worn out shoes to help provide safe drinking water to people in third world countries or in areas that have been struck by disaster. Throughout the month of April,...

Ex-Corbin Fire Chief Gary Price dies over weekend at 63

Former Corbin Fire Chief Gary Price will be laid to rest today. The 33-year-veteran firefighter, who retired from the department in August 2008, died Saturday at the age of 63. “He loved the fire department,” said Battalion Chief Aric Young, who started at the department in 1997...

New Depot on Main owners want to improve on already good restaurant

The Depot on Main, which helped start the restaurant revitalization in downtown Corbin in 2004, has new owners. Lisa Cradic, along with her boyfriend, Billy Messer, purchased the business at the corner of North Main and First streets from co-founder Holly Curry. Cradic, who is a...

Woman accused of theft from hospital

Corbin Police say a Williamsburg woman was under the influence of drugs when hospital security caught her attempting to steal supplies, bedding and a digital thermometer from her hospital room Friday morning. Twenty-eight-year-old Tara Sasser is facing charges of theft by...

Corbin High School graduation planned for May 22

  UPDATE: Corbin Superintendent Dave Cox announced Thursday that graduation will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. Cox said the date and time are the best choice to ensure that all of the graduation senior can be present along with family and friends who are traveling from out of...

Three arrested at Landmark Inn

Corbin Police arrested three people Saturday night in connection with suspected drug activity at a local motel. Officers arrested 35-year-old Sarah Cox on multiple drug possession charges, 26-year-old Marti Payne on drug trafficking and possession charges, and 40-year-old William...