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Annexation bill becomes law

Senate Bill 274, which would permit the City of Corbin to annex property in Laurel County serviced by its infrastructure has become law, but the affected area, known as north Corbin, is still in limbo because of the lawsuit Corbin filed to stop the City of London’s attempted...

Stivers, Huff, Smith deserve thanks for helping pass Senate Bill 274

They say there are two things that you never want to see being made. Hot dogs are one and laws are the other. I can’t speak for the hot dog part of this analogy. After watching the Kentucky Senate and Kentucky House of Representatives debate many things before they finally got...
Posted On 26 Mar 2021

Lengthy discussion preceded Senate Bill 274 vote late Tuesday evening

A bill that would allow Corbin to annex into portions of southern Laurel County where it has infrastructure was approved late Tuesday evening by the Kentucky House of Representatives by a vote of 62-25, and will be headed to Gov. Andy Beshear for his signature. 82nd Rep. Regina...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021

Breaking News: Kentucky House of Representatives approves Corbin annexation bill late Tuesday night

A bill that will allow Corbin to annex into Laurel County was approved by the Kentucky House of Representatives late Tuesday evening. Senate Bill 274, which was previously approved by the Kentucky Senate, was approved shortly before midnight by a vote of 62 – 25. The bill will...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021

An open letter to the Kentucky House of Representatives urging approval of Senate Bill 274

Attention members of the Kentucky House of Representatives, let me tell you a little bit about the area around Exit 29 in southern Laurel County that is the subject of Senate Bill 274, or as us locals refer to it, north Corbin. First off, let introduce myself. I am Mark White,...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021

We are halfway there for a wonderful and rewarding thing to happen!

After watching the Senate debate on SB 274 sponsored by Senate President Robert Stivers, I came to more conclusions from what I wrote last week. First I ask the questions, which would you prefer; a “win-win” situation, a “lose-lose” situation, or a “winner take all situation?”...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021

Senator Stivers files bill that could be the answer to the north Corbin annexation problem

For decades the territory we call north Corbin has been a source of controversy because state laws prevented the City of Corbin from annexing in that area. Recently the City of London has taken action to try to make the area a part of its city by incorporating property along...
Posted On 05 Mar 2021

Bill progressing to let Corbin annex into Laurel County

While Corbin and London are continuing to argue in court over who will control future development off of Exit 29, Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, has put forth a bill that would permit Corbin to annex property in the area. Read this story and more for just $.99...