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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...

Johnny Wheels founder passes away

A Corbin business giant has died and will be laid to rest Wednesday, Tom R. Storms, Senior, the founder of Johnny Wheels Auto Service, passed away Sunday at age 79. Visitation is set for 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home in Corbin. Funeral mass will be held at 11...

Demolition begins on former Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Corbin

The original Sacred Heart Catholic Church building on Laurel Ave. in Corbin is being demolished. Crews were on the scene Friday to begin the work on the building owned by Webb Storage in London. Crews removed the steeple bell, stained glass windows and several of the solid wood...

Corbin man dies days before scheduled start of trial in sexual abuse, sodomy, incest case

Five years after indictment, a man accused of sexual abuse has died three days before his May 9 scheduled jury trial. John E. Sutherland, 74, of Corbin, faced a total of 24 counts of sexual abuse, sodomy and incest. Most recently, Judge Michael Caperton held a pretrial conference...

Changes in state law eliminate limits on ‘bar’ licenses

State Alcohol Beverage Control officials say a change to state regulations is still needed but the population quotas on retail drink licenses (bar licenses) are all but eliminated. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Letter: Caldwell shares good memories of Dr. Don Barton

Dear Editor: I have had the pleasure and feel honored to have known Dr. Don Barton and his family for more than three (3) decades. I met him in the late 1970’s or early 1980’s at the Corbin Industrial Commission meetings. I had been participating in the recruitment of Industry...
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Whitley County Farmers’ Market opens Tuesday in Corbin

The 2018 Whitley County Farmerss Market will kick off Tuesday in Corbin. Officials said the market will open at 5 p.m. at NIBROC Park on Main Street and continue until 8 p.m. The market will be held weekly through October. A variety of local meat and produce, prepared food,...