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Fourth annual Moonbow Eggfest set to take place in downtown Corbin Sept. 16

They are big. They are green. Cooks have been known to use them to prepare anything from breakfast to dessert. The non-profit Moonbow Eggfest, Inc., in conjunction with the Corbin Tourism Commission will be hosting the fourth annual “Moonbow Eggfest” on September 16 to celebrate...

Copperhead Trail motorcycle route will include more than 300 turns over 60 miles

This map depicts the 60-mile Copperhead Trail route that features over 300 turns. It is geared towards motorcycle riders, who county officials hope will visit Whitley and McCreary counties. There are a little over 300 turns along its 60-mile winding route that Whitley and...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Tourism approves interpretive plaques for Sanders Park

KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders is known around the world and while the Corbin Tourism Commission had a large hand in completing work on the park that bears his name, the planned interpretive panels detailing his story remain missing. The tourism commission took the first...

Corbin Tourism Commission approves request for proposal specs for L&N 2132 restoration

While the L&N 2132 steam engine along with her tender and caboose have received a new albeit temporary coat of paint, the Corbin Tourism Commission took the next step in the plans to restore the historic railroad pieces by approving the request for proposal Monday night....

Corbin tourism, city finalizing 99-year lease on depot building

The Corbin Tourism members still have a few concerns but the members said Tuesday they are generally pleased with the 99-year lease the City of Corbin has offered on the old railroad depot building. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the tourism commission, Director Maggy Kriebel...

Tourism Commission deserves voice in what happens at The Arena

Years ago, when I was Chairman of the Corbin Tourism Commission, I signed a letter that was sent to Mayor Amos Miller telling him that the Commission had voted to give 75 percent of its restaurant tax money to the city for the purpose of reducing the debt on the new Arena....
Posted On 30 Jun 2016

Local hotel owner Sudhir Patel receives Key to the City

Local hotel owner Sudhir Patel, who has also served on the Corbin Tourism Commission for 28 years, was honored for his service to the city by being named a “Corbin Colonel” and given the key to the city. “I was glad to do that,” said Corbin Mayor Willard McBurney who presented...

Corbin Tourism passes $1.362 million budget; increases Varsity Club funding

The Corbin Tourism Commission passed its 2016/17 $1.362 million budget Tuesday night with one small amendment. The commissioners agreed to give an additional $1,000 to the Corbin Varsity Club to help sponsor the annual Pigskin Classic football event and the Cumberland Falls...

Sanders Park picked as destination for online state tourism promotion

A downtown Corbin park dedicated to Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Harland Sanders is being highlighted by the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism as one of 99 places in Kentucky tourists should visit. The effort, called “99 days of summer” is an interactive...

New mural promotes Williamsburg

Visitors to the Williamsburg Tourism and Convention Center are now being greeted by a large mural, which runs the length of one side of the building facing 10th Street. “I have been on Facebook the last two days and everybody has been very complimentary of it,” said...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016
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