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Hometown Bank celebrating one year in W’burg, opening new permanent branch later this year

It was March of 2019 that Hometown Bank cut the ribbon on their temporary Williamsburg location. Things have gone very well since that time, and now the city is just months away from getting a brand new permanent branch that will serve customers with a full range of banking...

Hometown Bank donates to local sports teams

Hometown Bank hosted the preseason Hometown Hoopfest at the O. Wayne Rollins Center on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands last Saturday. Hometown Bank President Tim Barnes made donations, on behalf of the bank, to four local teams participating in the event. Above,...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
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Businesses, churches vow to help federal employees

With the partial government shutdown stretching into its 33rd day today, local churches and even one utility company, are offering assistance to federal government employees affected by the shutdown. Grace on the Hill United Methodist Church in Corbin is opening its food bank to...

Ashley remembered as ‘ultimate encourager’

Characterized as the “ultimate encourager” and public servant, Corbin’s Don Ashley was eulogized Saturday afternoon at a filled-to-capacity First Baptist Church sanctuary in Corbin. Ashley died December 4 after a long battle with bone cancer. He was 61-years-old. Ashley was one...

Corbin bank robbery taken to grand jury as search for robber continues

The man who robbed Hometown Bank last week remains at large, but Corbin Police are moving forward with the case by presenting it to the grand jury. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...

UPDATE: Getaway vehicle in Tuesday bank robbery located

While the search continues for the man who robbed Hometown Bank on Cumberland Falls Hwy. Tuesday, the getaway vehicle has been located. Corbin Police Capt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said Knoxville, Tennessee Police notified him that they had...

Police identify suspect in Tuesday robbery at Hometown Bank

Corbin Police have identified the suspect in the robbery of Hometown Bank Tuesday and are asking for the public’s help to locate him. The individual seen on video pointing a gun at a teller and demanding money has been identified as 55-year-old Timothy Sample. “He has been...

Corbin area bank robbed Tuesday

Corbin Police are investigating a robbery at a Corbin bank Tuesday afternoon. Police confirmed Hometown Bank at the intersection of U.S. 25W and Corinth Road, across from Circle K, was robbed. The report of the robbery came into Corbin dispatch at approximately 2:05 p.m. Corbin...