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April 30, 2014

All out for the Farmers’ Market

CORBIN — The threat of rain was there, but held off around 5 p.m. Tuesday as the Whitley County Farmers’ Market held a ribbon cutting to open the 2014 season in Corbin, as well as their new Corbin location at Nibroc Park, on the corner of South Main and West 1st Street.

Pictured: Whitley Farmers’ Market Chairman of the Board Sandy Curd (standing) clenches her fists in the air as the green ribbon’s cut by Mayor Willard McBurney, and loud cheers filled the air. Those helping with the ribbon cutting were, left to right, Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams; Associate Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel; Corbin’s Director of Tourism, Portia Gosser; Curd, Mayor McBurney, City Commissioner Ed Tye, Downtown Corbin’s Director, Andy Salmons; Garrard Coffey, Whitley Co. Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources; and Matti Daniels, Whitley Co. Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences.

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Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell (left) is shown with Joseph Russell Jones who was presented with a Purple Heart and a Medal of Honor Thursday.

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