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Root Beer Stand institutes new rules, limited menu

The Root Beer Stand in Corbin has limited its menu and instituted other changes in an effort to limit the number of customers remaining on site to eat their food. “We ask that you please take your order with you once you receive it. You cannot dine on site,” officials with the...

A list of area restaurants and how to get a hold of them

It’s no secret that in the era of COVID-19 or the coronavirus, many of our local restaurants are struggling. In an effort to help out our local restaurants and our readers, who are trying to decide where to eat, below is a list of area restaurants, which was assembled by the News...
Posted On 01 Apr 2020

Corbin man charged with sexual abuse of juvenile

A Corbin man was arrested last Friday on a warrant charging him with sex abuse of a female juvenile. David William Mansfield, 19, is charged with one count of first-degree sexual abuse. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...

Corbin mayor declares state of emergency in wake of COVID–19

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus has declared a state of emergency in the city. According to the document Razmus signed Wednesday, it authorizes her to sign executive orders authorizing city personnel to coordinate and cooperate with the Whitley and Knox County Health Departments, the...

Root Beer Stand to open as scheduled Tuesday

March in Corbin means the start of another season at the Root Beer Stand, and while it will open as scheduled Tuesday, new rules have been instituted during the COVID–19 pandemic. Customers are asked to take the food home. The walk–up window and bathrooms will be closed. No...

Baptist Health Corbin hosting Ky. Blood Center’s ‘Bloodmobile’ March 31

Baptist Health Corbin will be hosting the Kentucky Blood Center’s Bloodmobile March 31 in an effort to help the center replenish its dwindling blood supply. The Bloodmobile will be set up in the Trillium Center Circle behind the main parking lot of the hospital between 9 a.m. and...

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet still opening March 25 in Corbin, but without Tony Stewart there

(Editor’s note: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Corbin will still be allowed to open on Wednesday, March 25 as scheduled.) Bargain shoppers will delight in the opening of the newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Corbin. Ollie’s is known for unbeatable name brand...
Posted On 23 Mar 2020
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Events at Corbin Arena halted until further notice

While Super Bull Professional Bull Riding went on as scheduled Friday and Saturday at The Arena in Corbin, Mayor Suzie Razmus said it will be the last event until further notice. The Price is Right Live that had been scheduled for March 27, has been rescheduled for July 28....

Williamsburg, London Walmart stores limiting hours of operation beginning Sunday

Williamsburg and London Walmart stores have announced shortened business hours because of the coronavirus. Officials at both stores announced that beginning Sunday, hours of operations will be 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. daily. Walmart in Corbin has not yet changed its hours. The number...

West Knox Fire Department raffling AR-15 rifle

The West Knox Fire Department is selling chances to win an AR–15 rifle. The winning ticket will be drawn on April 7 during the car show in Barbourville. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said tickets are $5 each and may be purchased from any West Knox firefighter or at Oldwa...