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Area fireworks shows start Saturday in honor of Fourth of July

If you like fireworks, then you will have the opportunity to view them over the course of three different nights in local towns. London will kick-off Independence Day celebrations on Saturday, June 30. Corbin will follow on Tuesday, July 3, and Williamsburg, Barbourville and...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

#keepcorbinclean begins second campaign, picks up support

#KeepCorbinClean is in full force following a successful campaign in 2017 with numerous individuals, groups and organizations combing the area to pick up trash. Corbin High School teacher Heather Martinez along with students Madison Troutman, Linda Chin and Callie Black took to...

Blue Oyster Cult, Loverboy to play The Arena in September

Classic Rock groups Blue Oyster Cult and Loverboy will be rockin’ The Arena in Corbin on Sept. 27. Arena Manager Kristi Balla said tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at prices of $30 and $40. The venue will be set up for a half-house meaning capacity for the concert will...

Corbin mother, grandmother arrested after small child found wandering along road

Two Corbin women were arrested after a two-and-a-half-year-old child was found wandering on the road near Piney hill Road Wednesday morning. Laurel Sheriff’s Detective Chris Edwards along with Lieut. Greg Poynter, Sgt. Brett Reeves and Deputy Bryon Lawson arrested Angelica...

‘Burger Week’ kicks off in Corbin

Corbin’s Burger Week kicks off on June 11. Seven locally owned and operated restaurants have created a unique burger that they believe will bring home the Burger Week travelling trophy. The restaurants are selling the burgers for $5. The burgers in this years competition are:  ...

Multiple black bears seen on west side of Corbin

Black bears are regularly seen in Whitley County, but within the last week several residents have reportedly encountered them just blocks away from downtown Corbin. Lisa Walker, who lives on West Fifth Street near the intersection with Arnold Street, was able to snap a picture of...

Oak Ridge Boys to play The Arena in November

The men who made “Elvira” a household name in 1981 are coming to The Arena in Corbin on November 23. The Oak Ridge Boys, whose iconic hit went to number 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles Chart and peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart later that year will perform...

Second Cumberland Valley Cruise-in of 2018 to be held Saturday

The second Cumberland Valley Cruise-In of 2018 will roll into downtown Corbin Saturday. Chris McQueen, one of the event organizers, said classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles will be on display along Main Street from 4 to 8 p.m. “Our cruise–in keeps growing year by...

Wrigley Tap Room hosting fundraising night Thursday for Carnegie Center project

The non-profit group dedicated to restoring and preserving Corbin’s old Carnegie Library building is partnering with a downtown Corbin restaurant in order to raise money for the project. The Wrigley Taproom and Eatery will be hosting a special fundraising night for the Carnegie...

Corbin using grant to purchase three recycling trailers

The City of Corbin is among 53 communities across the Commonwealth selected to receive a portion of more than $3.2 million in recycling grants from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management. Corbin is slated to receive $43,069. City Manager Marlon...