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Arrest made in connection with Oct. 24 stabbing in Keavy

A Corbin man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident outside a Keavy area business on October 24 was arrested Saturday. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located Jason Blevins, 34, at a residence off of Wagers Lane in the Campground community. Deputies had secured an arrest...

Vice President Mike Pence visits Corbin, says ‘Kentucky and America needs four more years of Matt Bevin…’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stopped at a downtown Corbin restaurant Friday afternoon to campaign for incumbent Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin. It was a capacity crowd at Shep’s Place, a restaurant and sports bar on Main Street, for Pence who was traveling with Bevin and...

Trick-or-Treating postponed until Friday in Corbin, Saturday in Williamsburg

Local ghosts and goblins, who were planning to trick-or-treat in Williamsburg, Whitley County or Corbin on Thursday need to make new plans. The City of Williamsburg and Whitley County announced Tuesday morning that they are both postponing trick-or-treating, which had been...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019

Corbin group to hold 1919 ceremony tonight

For almost 100 years, the events of Oct. 30, 1919 during which 200 African-American residents were rounded up and forced out of Corbin have lead to the city’s reputation as a place where people of color are unwelcome. These events have been the subject or rumor and speculation....

Shep’s Place in Corbin to host Bevin campaign stop featuring Vice-President Mike Pence

A regional campaign stop for Governor Matt Bevin in the final days of the 2019 governor’s race will include a visit to Corbin. Bevin, who will be accompanied by Vice-President Mike Pence and Congressman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., will stop at Shep’s Place on Main Street Friday afternoon....

Laurel County deputies asking for public’s help to locate suspect in stabbing incident

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to locate a Corbin man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident last Thursday. Detectives have secured an arrest warrant for Jason Blevins, 34, charging him with first-degree assault. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo,...

‘The Price is Right Live’ coming to The Arena in Corbin

If you have ever wanted to have the chance to, “Come on down!” but couldn’t make the trip to Los Angeles, that opportunity is coming on March 27 when “The Price Is Right Live” comes to The Arena. The traveling version of the longest running game show on television will be...

Cumberland Falls Farm hosting Hammer-in forging event Saturday

Would-be blacksmiths and blade smiths, or anyone who has ever had the desire to pick up a hammer and forge a piece of metal will have that opportunity Saturday at the second annual Cumberland Falls Farm Hammer-in. General Manager Dale Stewart said he has been to similar events in...

Corbin Library hosting ghost tour Saturday

With Halloween approaching, the Corbin Public Library and Friends of the Corbin Library are hosting the annual Ghost Tour Saturday night. Following up on previous ghost tours, Diane Mitchell with the Friends of the Library, said the trolley will focus on another aspect ...

Wyatt’s Auto Cleaning in Corbin closing its doors

After 27 years, an iconic downtown Corbin business is closing its doors. Wyatt’s Auto Cleaning at the corner of North Main and Gordon Street will permanently close at the end of business on Oct. 25. Owner Jennifer Wyatt said the building in which she and her husband Doug started...