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Ky. Attorney General speaks to Corbin Kiwanis Club

Kentucky’s 50th Attorney General spoke to Corbin’s Kiwanis Club last Friday about his office’s four-point mission to make the state safer for its citizens. Andy Beshear spoke to members of the club during their regular weekly meeting at David’s Steakhouse last week. Beshear said...

Steam engine restoration on hold until spring

Restoration and repairs of L&N 2132 are on hold until spring. Restoration and repairs to the L&N 2132 steam locomotive along with the coal tender and caboose are on hold until spring. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel told the tourism commission Tuesday during its...

Corbin teens charged with setting fire to trash can at Miller Park

Two Corbin teens are facing trespassing and criminal mischief charges for allegedly setting fire to a trash can at Miller Park Friday morning. Corbin Police Lt. Glenn Taylor arrested 18-year-old Dakota Hicks and 18-year-old Cameron Bledsoe at the park on Barton Mill Road just...

$583,000 grant for Grace Community Health project finalized

The Corbin City Commission approved the contract for a $583,000 grant to fund construction of the road and utility access to the planned Grace Community Health medical campus on the Corbin bypass. At a special called meeting Friday morning, the commissioners unanimously approved...

Corbin man escapes injury in crash, arrested for DUI

After a Corbin man told emergency personnel he didn’t need to go to the hospital following a single-vehicle crash on in Lily early Sunday morning, deputies took him for a ride to jail for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Fifty-one-year-old Stephen McNew was...

Future plans for Corbin Library are very exciting

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. I really like the way the Board of Directors of the Corbin Public Library is handling plans to nearly double the library’s size by expanding into an adjacent building. During a public meeting last Monday, initial plans for the...

Corbin High School’s ACT scores excel, go above 21 goal

Teachers, administrator and support staff at Corbin High School are celebrating an important testing milestone that officials say is not only a measure of how well the school prepares its students for college or careers, but could also have monetary benefits as well. Corbin High...

Corbin firefighters extricate woman from crashed car

Corbin firefighters had to extricate a woman from her car Thursday morning after it ran off the road and struck a tree on the Corbin bypass. Corbin Police Colonel David Maiden said 34-year-old Cassandra Whitlow of Heidrick was travelling west on the bypass near the intersection...

Free Austin City Saloon ‘Soundstage’ concert series begins in Corbin this Saturday

Starting this Saturday, The Depot on Main in Corbin will be hosting a series of free concerts featuring performers from historic Austin City Saloon in Lexington. Called “Austin Saloon Soundstage,” the shows will take place from now through November, one a month. “They’ve always...

Restaurant owner claims city reneged on tax deal

One of the three restaurant owners that Corbin officials have elected to pursue legal action against over unpaid restaurant taxes claims the city has gone back on its word. Dino Alxiou, owner of Dino’s restaurant, said he made a payment last Monday and expects to be current by...