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February 19, 2014

TODAY'S HEADLINES - FEB. 19, 2014

CORBIN — Meet & Greet

Rand Paul, James Comer visit Corbin

William Cox trial begins today

Corbin man accused of 2012 shooting death of Ryan Abner

Some charges against Whitley AD dropped

Campbell remains jailed in Baltimore

Stevenson indicted for ice plant fire

The man accused of setting the Corbin Ice Company plant on fire in November has been indicted by a Whitley County grand jury.

Bidders awarded Whitley cleanup projects

Three bidders sent their paperwork in to Whitley County to clean up 10 dump sites — and on Tuesday, those bidders learned who would get to clean the messes.

Tourism and Convention Commission Chairman resigns

London Tourism and Convention Commission Chairman Jason Handy resigned at Monday’s meeting.

Tourism Commission receives clean audit

The London-Laurel County Tourism Commission received a clean financial audit during their monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.

Fine Arts Association presents concert pianist

The Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky, Inc. presents Robert Cowan, acclaimed concert pianist, Tuesday, March 4, 7:30 p.m. at Grace on the Hill United Methodist Church.

First reading of amended ABC ordinance approved

Changes in ordinance involve requirements on signs and advertising

Readiness Center bids discussed by Laurel Board of Education

A special meeting was held by the Laurel County Board of Education Tuesday to discuss the bids associated with the Laurel County Career Readiness Center.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin on Tuesday gave yet another explanation for his signature on a 2009 letter to investors containing praise for the Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP, saying it was applied digitally.

Police Roundup

Stolen tractor found in Whitley

East Bernstadt approves school calendar

The East Bernstadt Board of Education approved the 2014-2015 school calendar during its meeting Thursday.

Arnold attorney subpoenas lawmakers

The attorney representing a former lawmaker accused of sexually harassing legislative staff has subpoenaed several lawmakers in advance of a Legislative Ethics Commission hearing next week.

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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
Features
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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