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Local retired teachers association to contribute $2,500 to different organizations

Local retired teachers association met for the first time since the pandemic and decided to contribute $2,500 to different organizations.  “Because of COVID, schools were not in session for much of the year and no food was collected for the Feed KY Food Drive,” said the Whitley...

Corbin High School Red Cross Club President delivers donations to Baptist Health Corbin

The Corbin High School Red Cross Club President Alex Freeman collected donations for Baptist Health Corbin. The donations included approximately 100 stuffed animals, 20 books, several packs of crayons, coloring pencils, coloring markers, pencils, small notebooks, over 100...

Red Cross Club seeks donations

When the Corbin High School Red Cross Club was organized in March 2020, it was with the goal of following the American Red Cross mission statement to assist those suffering from a disaster. Whatever has resulted in an individual’s stay at Baptist Health Corbin, the club is...

Corbin Lion’s Club thanks its donors

The 72nd consecutive year of providing food baskets to local families during the Christmas season was unlike any other that the Corbin Lions Club has seen.  Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the club mailed a $50 gift card to 254 individuals and families in the greater Corbin...
Posted On 05 Jan 2021
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Donations to Empty Stocking Fund still arriving

The Corbin Rotary Club has announced additional donations for the 2020 Empty Stocking Fund Christmas Party to benefit children in need throughout the tri-county area. Recent donors and the amounts given include: • Archie and Karen Marr – $250. • Pennington Wellness – $250. •...
Posted On 02 Jan 2021

Filling stockings: Corbin Rotary Club served over 100 families through Empty Stocking Fund

The Corbin Rotary Club has announced additional donations for the 2020 Empty Stocking Fund Christmas Party to benefit children in need throughout the tri-county area. Donors and the amounts given include: • Rebecca Daniels – $200. • Corbin Flower Shop – $100. • Tim and Deirdre...

Letter to the Editor: Lions Club still accepting Christmas basket donations

To the Editor: The Corbin Lions Club continues to accept donations toward our annual Christmas Basket Program. This is our 70th consecutive year of providing food baskets to local families during the Christmas season. Beginning with five baskets in 1949, we have delivered...
Posted On 13 Dec 2018
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W’burg school gets new LED sign thanks to some friends

Thanks to a little help from its friends, the Williamsburg Independent School District now has a new LED sign, which is located in front of the school. The $13,000 sign was paid for via donations from Forcht Bank, the Williamsburg Tourism Commission, the Williamsburg Independent...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Corbin schools seek Angel Tree donations

Corbin Independent Schools’ Family Resource Centers are seeking the public’s help to help 40 needy students have a merrier Christmas. Jalisa Gay, the Family Resource Center Coordinator at the primary and elementary schools, said organizers are asking organizations, businesses and...

CIS students raise over $1,800 for 14 charities/non-profit organizations through the ‘Pay It Forward’ Project

  The 6th grade students of Corbin Intermediate School raised over $1,800 for 14 various charities/non-profit organizations, with many being local charities, through their Pay It Forward Project. The project consisted of the students creating products from recycled materials...