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Corbin woman adds color to Colonel Sanders statue with hat and scarf

The bronze statue of KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders can appear dull at times, so one Corbin woman decided to use her talent to give him some color. Mary Messeck, who crochets all types of hats, scarves, mittens and other winter items, recently added a multi-colored hat and...

Renovations, expansions planned for original KFC

Kentucky Fried Chicken corporate officials in Louisville announced Wednesday that the original KFC in Corbin will be undergoing a renovation and expansion project beginning this week. Officials said franchise owner JRN, Inc., headquartered in Columbia, Tennessee, has planned the...

Original KFC franchise owner renovating Colonel Sanders’ home

Another piece of Corbin history, which associated with its most famous citizen, is being restored in an effort to preserve it. Officials with Yum Brands, the corporation that owns Kentucky Fried Chicken, confirmed that JRN Inc. the franchise owner of the original KFC on U.S. 25W,...

Looking for a good way to attract tourists, how about investing in a permanent stage

Don Estep is Publisher Emeritus of The News Journal. A Railroad Museum at the Depot would be part of an attraction that could attract visitors to downtown Corbin. However, spending upwards of $500,000 is a lot of money to gamble on it happening in a railroad museum. You need to...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019