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‘I Love the 90’s’ big hit in Corbin

Approximately 2,000 people came out to The Arena in Corbin Friday night for the “I Love the 90’s” Tour. “It was a fun time,” said Arena Director Kristi Balla of the show featuring hip hop artists Salt N Pepa, All 4 One, Coolio, Tone Loc, and Young MC. Balla said Monday that while...

Tickets remain for annual Rotary International Dinner Friday

A limited number of tickets remain available for the annual Rotary International Dinner scheduled for Friday night at The Arena in Corbin. Officials said approximately 60 of the 500 tickets for the event are still available. Tickets, which are $25 each, may be purchased from any...

WWE sets attendance record at The Arena

WWE Smackdown’s first show at The Arena in Corbin played to a capacity crowd. Charlotte Flair lets out the family “Wooo” before the start of her match Saturday night at The Arena. When the show was announced in January, Arena Director Kristi Balla said the venue was set up for a...

Saturday’s WWE event at The Arena all but sold out

The WWE Road to WrestleMania event at The Arena in Corbin Saturday is all but sold out. “We have a few single seats and limited views,” said Arena Director Kristi Balla. “We are stacked to the rafters,” she said. Balla said she is not surprised by the response to the event, which...

Baptist Health Corbin’s Silver Ball Gala returning to The Arena

An agreement has been reached between Baptist Health Corbin and the City of Corbin to, once again, hold the annual Silver Ball Gala at The Arena. When the initial invitations to the June 9 event were sent out in mid-February, the event was scheduled to be held at the London...

Four new shows announced for The Arena

Four new shows have been announced for The Arena in Corbin. Arena Director Kristi Balla announced that the “I Love the 90’s” Tour, featuring Salt N Pepa, All 4 One, Coolio, Tone Loc, and Young MC, will take to the stage April 13, country comedian Rodney Carrington will perform...

Tickets on sale for annual Rotary International Dinner

Corbin and London’s Rotary International clubs will be joining together for the 10th consecutive year to host the Rotary International Dinner in an effort to help the organization eradicate polio, worldwide. This year’s dinner will be held at The Arena in Corbin at 7 p.m. on...

Corbin Arena announces two new shows

Two new shows have been announced for The Arena in Corbin. Arena Director Kristi Balla said Thursday that country comedian Rodney Carrington will perform April 27. Sesame Street Live will be at the venue on Saturday, May 5. “I’ve had a lot of people request him,” Balla said of...

WWE coming to Corbin on March 10

Arena Director Kristi Balla said it was a long road to bring the Superstars of the WWE to Corbin, but it was high on her list when she took the job in August 2016. “This was a big one for me,” Balla said of booking the event for March 10 featuring the stars of WWE’s Smackdown...

Funding to pay off Arena line of credit coming from Corbin’s General Fund

The Corbin City Commission reversed course on a decision to pay off a $300,000 line of credit for the Corbin Arena, voting to use money from the city’s general fund to eliminate the debt. At a special called meeting Thursday morning, the commission voted 4-0 to rescind the vote...