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I like the city’s new approach to booking talent at The Arena

Mark White is Editor of The News Journal. In the classic 1989 movie “Field of Dreams”, Kevin Costner’s character, Ray, is working in his cornfield when he hears a voice in his head that tells him, “If you build it, he will come.” Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 23 Sep 2016

Corbin OKs $300,000 credit line to help book Arena shows

In addition to being a venue for concerts and other events, The Arena in Corbin is also getting into the business of promoting concerts. The Corbin City Commission voted during its regular monthly meeting Monday to open a $300,000 line of credit with Hometown Bank. Read this...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Grammy winner Jason Crabb playing The Arena Saturday

Two high-profile Gospel Music acts will be taking to the stage at The Arena in Corbin Saturday night at Grammy Award winner Jason Crabb and trio Point of Grace come to town for one show. Crabb, a native of Beaver Dam in Ohio County, recently released his fifth solo albu...

Arena Manager getting three months severance pay, Corbin officials confirm

Arena Manager Connie Hunt will receive three months of salary and compensation for any unused vacation days in her severance package. Hunt has not returned multiple calls seeking comment on her resignation or what led to the decision. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

The Arena hosting ‘Celebrate America’ event July 3

Working in conjunction with the City of Corbin and Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission, the Corbin Arena is presenting a Celebrate America event on July 3 at the Arena. Festivities will include live music, featuring Timberline Road and County Wide beginning at 6:45 p.m....