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Charles Pennington honored at Corbin Business Appreciation Lunch

Pennington Block Company owner and founder Charles Pennington was honored last week as the city of Corbin’s “Business Leader of the Year.” The honor was bestowed on Pennington during the annual Business Appreciation Lunch, held at The Corbin Center. About 150 people attended the...

Moonbow EggFest draws 550 people, 40 cooks to Corbin

Approximately 500 people and 40 cooks turned out Saturday for the 2018 Moonbow EggFest in Corbin. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said while the number of cooks was up, the number of patrons was down by approximately 100. “We were competing with UK football,” Kriebel sai...

Wreck closes I-75 north for 30 minutes Friday

Northbound Interstate 75 in Corbin was closed to traffic for approximately 30 minutes Friday afternoon following a wreck that blocked both lanes. Corbin firefighters said the Ford Explorer went off the roadway at approximately 4:15 p.m. It came back across, overturning in the...

Corbin couple indicted for child abuse

A Knox County grand jury indicted a Corbin couple Friday in connection with the physical abuse of a 10-year-old. Mark Golden, 47, and Donna Golden, 52, were each indicted on one count of first-degree criminal abuse. According to the indictment, Mark Golden allegedly beat the...

Corbin ‘Big Green Egg Fest’ to be held Sept. 29

The sights and smells of more the 25 Big Green Eggs will take over downtown Corbin as the fifth annual Big Green Egg Fest takes place on September 29. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said 25 to 30 cooks/grillers are scheduled to participate in the event featuring the iconic grill,...

Woman caught shoplifting had kids in tow

Corbin Police were called to Belk in the Trademart Shopping Center Sunday after loss prevention caught a woman attempting to shoplift almost $3,000 worth of items with her two children in tow. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

BB&T Bank closing Corbin branch

A Corbin area bank is closing its doors at the close of business on November 16. BB&T’s branch on Master Street will be closed as part of what officials describe as a branch reformation. It will be merged with the BB&T location at 840 Whitley Street in London. Officials...

Sav-Rite Home Care moves to new location

Sav-Rite Home Care is on the move but will remain in Corbin. At 9 a.m. Tuesday, the business, which has been on Master Street since 1997, opened the doors to its new location on U.S. 25E next to the Knox County Annex.. “We had to quit that because of space,” said Kyle Hubbs, who...

Local author Silas House holds reading, book signing at The Wrigley

A full house greeted local author Silas House at The Wrigley Taproom in Corbin last Wednesday. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin man charged with abusing 10-year-old

A Corbin man is being held without bond on a criminal abuse charge after state police say he repeatedly beat his 10-year-old. Kentucky State Police arrested Mark Golden, 47 Tuesday following an investigation at the request of Social Services. Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs...