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Letter to the Editor: 30th year was magical for Empty Stocking Fund

To the Editor: On behalf of the members of The Rotary Club of Corbin, and our President Seth Reeves, I want to thank all the contributors and those community volunteers who participated in putting on the Southeast Kentucky Empty Stocking Fund Christmas party for the children in...

Andrew Taylor: What’s wrong with a little benefit of the doubt?

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. A few quick observations about the Andrew Taylor situation, … cause of much hyperventilating on ANTI-social media the last few days. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Police: Woman seen talking to utility pole admitted to taking methadone

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies say a woman found outside a Corbin apartment complex Monday morning, “talking to a utility pole,” admitted she had taken methadone. Deputy Claude Hudson arrested 42-year-old Cynthia A. Lawson of Pineville outside Schoolhouse Apartments in the Moore...

Corbin, Williamsburg utilities battle water line breaks

The frigid temperatures left Corbin and Williamsburg utility crews fighting multiple separate water line breaks within the last week. Whitley County schools closed early Tuesday after service was lost at the main campus, leaving the high school, middle school, central primary and...

I’ve seen lots of positive change in the last 21 years

It’s pretty common that I will hear someone say they feel our area is stagnant. There is no growth or new jobs. Nothing ever changes. There is nothing to do. We are stuck in the mud. I disagree. There have been a lot of significant developments, physical improvements, and...

Corbin man facing charges in Mississippi

A Corbin man wanted for a parole violation in Mississippi will be extradited to answer the charge following his arrest Monday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 42-year-old Joe B. Abrams about 10:30 a.m. off of Ky. 770 in north Corbin. “We had received a complaint...

Cole Swindell to play The Arena in first headliner tour

The Arena in Corbin is one of the stops on rising country music star Cole Swindell’s 19-date, “Reason to Drink” Tour. Swindell, who is headlining his first tour, will play Corbin on Saturday, March 24. Swindell, who has racked up seven chart topping singles since his debut in...

Laurel County woman charged with shoplifting at store she had barred from entering

A Laurel County woman charged with shoplifting Sunday at the Corbin Walmart, was also charged with trespassing after police learned she has previously been ordered not to be on the store premises. Forty-six-year-old Tammy Sue Andrews was arrested Sunday night after she allegedly...

Corbin officials to begin issuing citations for violations of garbage ordinance

Since Corbin Public Works began its efforts in April to decrease the number of residents who fail to comply with the city’s ordinance detailing how garbage is to be set out at the curb for pickup, officials said the number has been cut in half. The remaining residents are being...

Details behind horse track land deal revealed

A bold and risky business move in 2015 proved to be a good bet for one local company. According to public records obtained by The Mountain Advocate, on Tuesday, October 31, Willow Creek Farms, LLC executed their option to purchase 149 acres. The land was purchased from the...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017
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