Tim Barnes, one of the founders of the Moonbow Eggfest, is a cook each year at the one-day event in Corbin. 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 [...]
There are a little over 300 turns along its 60-mile winding route that Whitley and McCreary County officials hope will prompt motorcycle enthusiasts to visit the area to ride the Copperhead Trail.
“It’s just a way to promote more tourism in Whitley County,” noted Whitley County Treasurer Jeff Gray, a motorcycle enthusiast and one of the organizers for the Copperhead Trail motorcycle ride. “The counties got together and got named a 60-mile motorcycle ride in Whitley and McCreary counties. The state legislators have named it officially the Copperhead Trail.”
Corbin Director of Tourism, Maggy Kriebel, holds up an informational poster showing what signs in Sanders Park will look like. 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 [...]
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 Director Maggy Kriebel presented the commission with [...]
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 presented the commissioners with a revised lease.
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. Without that money the Arena could not have been built.
Corbin’s Sudhir Patel (center) was joined by city officials and members of the Corbin Tourism Commission last Wednesday as Mayor Willard McBurney presented him with the Key to the City and recognition of his selection as a Corbin Colonel. Patel, who has lived in Corbin since 1987, owns and operates Country Inn and Suites [...]
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 Invitational Basketball Tournament.
A life-sized bronze statue of Col. Harland Sanders was unveiled at Sanders Park last August. 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 [...]
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 Williamsburg Tourism Director Alvin Sharpe. "It has been [...]