Hundreds attend honey bun eating event
Around 400 people attended the London Downtown honey bun eating event that was held in conjunction with Thursday Night Live on July 4th, in an attempt to set a world record of the most people simultaneously eating a honey bun.
Two area state parks receive ‘StormReady’ designation
Two Kentucky state parks in the Tri-County earned a special designation from the National Weather Service for being “StormReady.”
New Whitley County Extension agent assigned
Garrard Coffey, 31, a Jackson County native and resident, took the helm Monday and has already done a little “touring” along Whitley County and Williamsburg.
Treasure Finder’s held in Whitley County
Excited chatter echoed off the walls of the Whitley County Courthouse Community Room Friday.
The Corbin community and sports fans across the state lost a legend as Corbin native and University of Kentucky legend Calvin Bird passed away Wednesday at the age of 75.
Make-A-Wish gives family a much-needed vacation
Dustin and Mary Phillips of Stanford can hardly remember life before son Gage’s birth almost five years ago.
Finish, and closure, for a runner
Like some 5,000 other runners, Dr. Ronald Dubin did not finish the 117th Annual Boston Marathon in April. But two Sundays ago, he and 34 others did — in Indiana, before the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Pickin' & Grinnin'
Visitors to the Sally Gap Bluegrass Festival got to learn another reason why Kentucky is known as the “Bluegrass State.”
- Vets, scouts, cadets honor fallen heroes On Friday, May 24, Whitley County JROTC placed American flags on veteran gravesites in Corinth Cemetery. The following day, Legionnaires of Post 88, Corbin were joined by Boy Scout and Girl Scouts of Troops 1627, 488, and 514 and covered both Pinehill and Resthaven cemetery. Afterwards, the volunteers were treated to a pizza party by the Legion Auxiliary.
Gone, but not forgotten
At 2 p.m. Thursday, the students, teachers and staff of Corbin Elementary School took time out to remember one of their own.
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