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Opening day for The Rootbeer Stand…

Tuesday was opening day for The Rootbeer Stand, which always serves as the unofficial start of Spring in Corbin. People of all ages turned out to get their chili hotdogs, but the frosted root beer mugs and window trays were nowhere to be seen as the beloved restaurant still deals...

The Rootbeer Stand founder Jack Crabtree dies at age 92

The man who turned the popular Root Beer Stand into what it has become died Friday at 92. Jack Crabtree purchased the former A&W Root Beer Stand in 1967. In that time, it changed names, becoming, “The Root Beer Stand,” in 1981 when Crabtree and partner Willie Champlin decided...