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Joshua Davenport convicted of 2018 murder of his wife, Stephanie

A Corbin man was found guilty Thursday of murdering his wife in 2018. Following two full days of testimony, the jury comprised of eight men and four women took one hour and 17 minutes to convict Joshua Davenport, 40, of murder and tampering with physical evidence in the fatal...

Corbin man charged with raping girl

A Corbin man was arrested Monday morning for allegedly raping a female juvenile at a residence near Cumberland Falls Road. Kentucky State Police arrested Tyler D. Ellis, 20, on one count of first-degree rape. The investigation began Monday morning after the female arrived at the...

Tickets now available for annual Taste of Southeast Kentucky on October 24

Restaurants from across the region will be offering a sample of their menus as part of the sixth annual Taste of Southeast Kentucky at The Arena in Corbin on October 24. The event will fund the efforts of God’s Pantry Food Bank Southeast Regional Distribution Center, which helps...

State Economic Development Secretary speaks about job creation at Corbin forum

Business “is a contact sport,” said Vivek Sarin, Interim Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, during a speech to a gathering of local business and community leaders Monday in Corbin. “You do not sit behind your desk and send out an email … and expect sales...

Remains of local sailor killed during attack on Pearl Harbor to be returned to Corbin

A Corbin native who was one of more than 2,400 American service members killed when the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, will finally be coming home. Navy Machinist’s Mate First Class Ulis C. Steely was 25 years old when his ship, the battleship USS...

Knox Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in connection with April police chase

The Knox County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Friday, who was arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin while holding a woman against her will. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of...

Baptist Health Corbin Re-accredited as ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation

The American College of Cardiology has recognized Baptist Health Corbin for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Baptist Health Corbin was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI based on rigorous onsite evaluation of...

Tim Short sponsoring tailgate event at The Arena prior to Hank Jr. concert

The 6,000 rowdy friends from far and wide will be packing The Arena in Corbin Saturday night as country icon Hank Williams, Jr. takes to the stage. According to Ticketmaster.com, the concert is a complete sellout. “We sold 3,000 tickets just in presale,” said Arena Director...

Whitley County getting extra $253k in coal severance funds

Gov. Matt Bevin announced Monday that more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be allocated to 49 counties – including Whitley, Knox, Laurel and Bell counties, which combine for over $900,000 in funding – and 122 municipalities – including Corbin,...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019

NIBROC Festival kicks off today in downtown Corbin; Forcht Group and Forcht Bank named premier entertainment sponsors

NIBROC 2019 is here, and the four-day extravaganza of food, fun, entertainment and local goodwill kicks off tonight with a special deal for anyone that enjoys carnival rides. Unlimited ride wristbands can be purchased starting at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday for just $10. Thursday through...