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Volunteers needed to restore train cars

The Corbin Tourism Commission is seeking professional volunteers along with some willing hands as work begins on the restoration of the L&N 2132 and the French Broad River Pullman car. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said the Pullman car and the caboose would be the priorities...

New Corbin Library Director announces big future expansion plans

Only a week on the job, and the new director of the Corbin Public Library was able to make a big announcement about the library’s future Tuesday. The facility will be nearly doubling in size in the near future. Julia Basil made the announcement during the Southern Kentucky...

Balenovich, former Corbin School Board member, dies at age 64

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Retail development planned at Exit 29 truck stop site

The site of the former King’s Truck Stop in north Corbin could be crawling with traffic again as plans move forward for a new commercial development. A sign posted near the entrance to the property just off of Interstate 75 shows plans for seven different buildings totaling more...

New Corbin spec building slated to be finished by June

Construction of a third speculative building in the Southeast Kentucky Business Park is well under way and the $1.6 million project is slated to be complete by June. Site preparation for the 58,000 square feet structure is was completed last year. Principal construction began...

Corbin man charged with raping teen at knifepoint

A Corbin man was arrested Monday in Knox County for allegedly raping a 15-year-old at knifepoint. Twenty-year-old Amos Sparkman was arrested Monday afternoon at his residence in Alumni Apartments off of Ohler Road. According to the arrest citation, Kentucky State Police Trooper...

Corbin Tourism agrees to pay train movers extra $10,000

After nearly two weeks of waiting, the Corbin Tourism Commission is moving forward with a request from Wasatch Railroad Group to pay the company an additional $10,000 for moving L&N 232, along with its coal tender and a caboose from Bainbridge, Ga. to Corbin. The initial vote...