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July 9, 2014

TODAY'S HEADLINES - JULY 9, 2014

CORBIN — Seven people involved in head-on collision

Some victims flown to UK hospital following KY-552 crash

Shop With A Trooper program kicks off

Froyoz in Corbin was packed with Kentucky State Police troopers Tuesday — and it was all for a good cause.

Fire damages Flat Lick mobile home

Thanks to some quick work by two volunteer fire departments, what could have been a serious, damaging structure fire to a Knox County mobile home Tuesday was contained within five minutes.

Hospital to identify new strategic partner

Jellico Community Hospital in Jellico, Tennessee began the formal process of identifying a new strategic partner in order to ensure the continued long-term delivery of health care to the community.

Tourism to talk with city about next year’s 4th of July

Could next year’s Independence Day celebration in downtown Corbin be held on July 4th, instead of July 3rd?

Marijuana, cash, gun recovered from home

Over a pound of marijuana, more than $3,000 cash and a firearm was found in a home Monday, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

 

 

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Sculptors Brad Connell and Amanda Matthews check to make sure the legacy plaque is straight and perfectly in place. The two traveled Wednesday from Lexington to bring five plaques they made down to their final home — Sanders Park in Corbin. The five are the first of the initial 24 that will be put in the park by the non-profit organization, the Friends of Colonel Sanders.

  • Made to honor

    While lunch hour traffic on Main Street headed north Wednesday, Amanda Matthews and Brad Connell were putting the final touches on their latest work of art.
    Inside Sanders Park — a place where visitors and local residents alike can stop to rest, as well as to honor the Corbin man who brought Kentucky Fried Chicken to the world — five large plaques had just been installed.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

Local News
  • 0731 Brad Connell & Amanda Matthews at Sanders Park FOR WEB.jpg Made to honor

    While lunch hour traffic on Main Street headed north Wednesday, Amanda Matthews and Brad Connell were putting the final touches on their latest work of art.
    Inside Sanders Park — a place where visitors and local residents alike can stop to rest, as well as to honor the Corbin man who brought Kentucky Fried Chicken to the world — five large plaques had just been installed.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man wanted for stealing vehicle
  • New life for a storied campus
Local Sports
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Whitley County will open the season at home against Wayne County on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

  • Second Time Around

    When all is said and done after the 2014 high school soccer season, a lot of teams will measure their success by wins and losses.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • THE WAY IT IS: The times, they are a changing

    The times, they are a changing — especially in the Tri-County high school sports scene.

    July 31, 2014

Editorials
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Kelsey White

  • Local woman vyes for Miss Kentucky crown

    A Williamsburg woman is among the 32 contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state who will vye for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014. 

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

Letters
Entertainment
  • July’s jumpin’ in Downtown Corbin

    After Thursday’s fun, festivities and fireworks during the Independence Day Block Party, how do you top the month best known as the sizzling center of summer?

    July 7, 2014