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One injured when motorcycle hits car Monday in Corbin

A motorcycle rider suffered multiple injuries Monday morning when he ran into a car while riding up Main Street in Corbin. Twenty-three-year-old Dylan Bunch of Danville was thrown from his Kawasaki Ninja street bike following the collision at the intersection of North Main Street...

Deputies find drugs on woman arrested for shoplifting

A Corbin woman, initially charged with shoplifting after Walmart loss prevention stopped her as she attempted to leave the store with just over $40 worth of items, was reportedly caught with drugs and cash as she was being escorted to jail. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said...

Local hotel owner Sudhir Patel receives Key to the City

Local hotel owner Sudhir Patel, who has also served on the Corbin Tourism Commission for 28 years, was honored for his service to the city by being named a “Corbin Colonel” and given the key to the city. “I was glad to do that,” said Corbin Mayor Willard McBurney who presented...

CHS grad, Miss Ky. contestant uses bright pink pants to promote more frequent breast exams

A 2015 Corbin High School graduate competing in the Miss Kentucky Pageant this week is making her efforts to raise awareness about breast cancer and the need for women to increase the frequency of self-exams her pageant platform. Brooke Way said she has seen, first-hand, the...

Stacked Corbin payroll tax is unfair to little guys

Mark White is Editor of The News Journal. Let’s put Corbin’s recent decision to stack an additional 1 percent payroll tax onto its residents in the Knox County side of town, but not onto the net profits of businesses there into some perspective. You need to login to...
Posted On 29 Jun 2016

Arena Manager getting three months severance pay, Corbin officials confirm

Arena Manager Connie Hunt will receive three months of salary and compensation for any unused vacation days in her severance package. Hunt has not returned multiple calls seeking comment on her resignation or what led to the decision. You need to login to view the rest of the...

Full-time Corbin employees getting $1,000 raise

For the first time in six years, the City of Corbin’s annual budget includes an across-the-board raise for city employees. Full-time salaried and hourly employees will receive a $1,000 increase, while seasonal employees will receive an adjusted rate increase based on the limited...

Chambers oppose Corbin’s stacked payroll tax

The city of Corbin voted earlier this month to “stack” an additional one percent tax on the gross wages of workers in the Knox County portion of the city, but the move has drawn opposition from two of the area’s largest business advocacy groups. The Southern Kentucky Chamber of...

The Arena hosting ‘Celebrate America’ event July 3

Working in conjunction with the City of Corbin and Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission, the Corbin Arena is presenting a Celebrate America event on July 3 at the Arena. Festivities will include live music, featuring Timberline Road and County Wide beginning at 6:45 p.m....

Burger Week: An event you can sink your teeth into

A week dedicated to the celebration of burgers has hit Main Street in Corbin. Monday was the opening day for Burger Week, a project initiated by The Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission in an effort to promote tourism in Downtown Corbin. All week long, locals and visitors...