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A few goals for 2019

Goodbye 2018. Hello 2019! As I write this, we are on the cusp of a new year. To me, that’s always a very exciting time. I don’t know what it is about the changing of the calendar. For some reason, it always feels like a fresh beginning for me. Time to reset, reevaluate and set...

New Corbin City Commission sworn into office

The new Corbin City Commission was officially sworn in Friday morning. New Mayor Suzie Razmus, and new Commissioner Brandon Seth Shepherd will join incumbent commissioners David Grigsby Hart, Trent Knuckles and Andrew Pennington on the commission. The commission’s first meeting...

Corbin commissioners seek municipal order on list of streets needing blacktop

The Corbin City Commission wants a list of streets in need of blacktopping. At Monday’s quarterly work session, Commissioner Trent Knuckles asked City Attorney Bob Hammons to draw up a municipal order that requires that the commissioners receive the list by March. “It needs to be...

Shepherd edges out Tye by one vote for final Corbin City Commission seat

The Corbin City Commission is getting one new member next year, who edged out the city’s longest serving commissioner by the narrowest of margins Tuesday. Incumbents Andrew Pennington, Trent Knuckles and David Grigsby Hart along with challenger Brandon Shepherd, who...

We must remember, we are all ambassadors for our communities

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. Since we are a newspaper and we are located on Main Street in Corbin, it’s a relatively common thing for folks from out of town to stop in seeking directions to certain restaurants, or Cumberland Falls or whatever. You need to...

#keepcorbinclean begins second campaign, picks up support

#KeepCorbinClean is in full force following a successful campaign in 2017 with numerous individuals, groups and organizations combing the area to pick up trash. Corbin High School teacher Heather Martinez along with students Madison Troutman, Linda Chin and Callie Black took to...

Doing our part to celebrate the Whitley County bicentennial

In case you didn’t know, Whitley County is 200 years old this year! That’s an amazing milestone. The city where this newspaper was founded in 1908 has gone to great effort to have a month-long celebration for the bicentennial in April. So, we decided to join in on the fun. This...

Yearning for real news

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. I often hear that “newspapers are a thing of the past.” A lady said to me recently that all the news she needs, she gets on Facebook. For free. So there! Never mind that a lot of the news she’s reading originates from newspapers....

All of us are cheated when restaurant taxes aren’t paid

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. I’ve heard quite a lot of feedback about the story that appeared in last week’s News Journal regarding a local circuit judge’s order that closed The Dixie Café for non-payment of restaurant taxes. You need to login to view the rest...

Andrew Taylor: What’s wrong with a little benefit of the doubt?

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. A few quick observations about the Andrew Taylor situation, … cause of much hyperventilating on ANTI-social media the last few days. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
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