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Forcht Group of Kentucky founder named Corbin’s ‘Business Professional of the Year’

Forcht Group of Kentucky Founder, Chairman and CEO Terry E. Forcht always tries to be in bed by 7:00 p.m. He gets up at 3:30 a.m. daily, except on Sundays, when he doesn’t wake up until 5:00 a.m. He works seven days a week. At 81-years-old, he’s not even considering retirement....

Makena Myatt named, ‘Corbin Colonel’

An 8-year-old Corbin girl who has made it her mission to make changes to her community was honored for her efforts Monday night. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission, Mayor Suzie Razmus presented Makena Myatt with a proclamation naming her a, “Corbin Colonel.”...

Gibson’s Music 50th anniversary celebration to culminate in free concert Saturday night

Gibson’s Music is celebrating 50 years in business this week, and owner and founder, Betty Comer, is planning a big bash to mark the occasion. The party will culminate Saturday evening with a free performance by pianist Jason Coleman, the grandson of world-renowned pianist Floyd...

Officials announce London-Corbin Airport to be part of new EKU aviation maintenance technician program

With demand for trained aviation maintenance technicians expected to soar in the next few years, a new program, announced yesterday by federal and state officials, is being launched to address the need; and one local airport will be a site where hands-on training is slated to...

Mayor signs proclamation for Ossoli Club for May Day Festival Week

Members of the GFWC Kentucky Ossoli Club of Corbin cluster around Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus as she signs the Proclamation naming April 28 through May 4 of this year to be May Day Festival Week in the City of Corbin. Members present were Christina Bentley, Diane Mitchell, June...

Laurel Judge-Exec. brings $2,500 donation for Corbin Senior Citizens Center

After hearing about budget cutbacks impacting the Corbin Senior Citizens Center, Laurel County Judge-Executive David Westerfield didn’t want to give lip service to the problem. He prefers direct action. During a visit to the center last Thursday, Westerfield presented center...

A good year, and not so good; remembering Gary Edwards

A new year and hopefully a better one. However, this past year was a good one for me. My daughter and her three children moved to Corbin and that made it exceptionally good. There were some not so good things happening too. Nationally, climate change brought fire, floods, and...
Posted On 04 Jan 2019

New Corbin City Commission sworn into office

The new Corbin City Commission was officially sworn in Friday morning. New Mayor Suzie Razmus, and new Commissioner Brandon Seth Shepherd will join incumbent commissioners David Grigsby Hart, Trent Knuckles and Andrew Pennington on the commission. The commission’s first meeting...

Razmus makes history, elected as Corbin’s first female mayor

For the first time in Corbin’s history it will be, “Mrs. Mayor.” Suzie Razmus defeated Shannon Hall Tuesday night in the race to succeed outgoing Mayor Willard McBurney. In official totals, Razmus garnered 1,052 votes in Whitley County to Hall’s 414. An additional 214 votes were...

Corbin Mayor’s Race: Razmus wants Corbin to be tourism hotspot

Corbin businesswoman Suzie Razmus is seeking to return to local government as Corbin’s next mayor. “I love our town. I think of this as public service,” said Razmus, whose family owns Tri-County Cineplex. “I was raised by parents that believed very strongly in public service and...
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