CORBIN -- Michele Anderson was selected from a national pool of applicants to work in the capacity of Ambassador Trainer with the nonprofit organization, Learning to Give. In this role, Anderson will be trained and available to lead educator workshops and training sessions throughout the reg…
FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky State Police is now making traffic collision reporting easier through an online form. Funded through the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, the Civilian Traffic Collision Report can be accessed from an online submission tool. Kentucky law requires that any perso…
FRANKFORT -- The American Public Human Services Association has announced Kentucky as the winner of the 2019 Collaboration Across Boundaries Award at the IT Solutions Management for Human Services (ISM) conference recently.
WILLIAMSBURG —The office of USDA Rural Development announced last week that they are looking into the possibility of building a substance abuse rehabilitation facility in Williamsburg.
WILLIAMSBURG — This Friday and Saturday over 265 Jeeps are expected to have traveled to Williamsburg from across the United States, and even Canada, to kick off the 26th annual Jeep Jamboree.
TRI-COUNTY — The film, "Moonbow," inspired by local urban legends, returns to the Tri-County as part of a unique film tour experience.
The October Festival featured a new name last year and this year it welcomed double the length of the event and double the size. Downtown Corbin welcomed the festival in Nibroc Park as usual this year, but also had to expand onto Main Street between 1st and 2nd streets for all the vendors to…
CORBIN — The Corbin Independent School District is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $154,827 in grant funds from the COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services) Office to purchase equipment to enhance security and safety measures at school buildings and school property.
CORBIN — Corbin Independent Schools announced recently that it was awarded a grant to enhance counseling services in its district from the United States Department of Education. The grant is for $1,425,000 to be expended over a five-year period.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky motorists are seeing welcome news at the pump, just in time to enjoy fall foliage drives. After seeing prices climb following an attack on Saudi oil facilities a month ago, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in the Commonwealth has dropped another 6 …
WILLIAMSBURG — Many great gospel singers are woven into the fabric of Kentucky’s past, and continue to touch lives today. The Williamsburg Gospel Music Barn recognized three of those groups and individuals by inducting them into their Wall of Honor Saturday.
BARBOURVILLE - On Saturday KCEOC Community Action Partnership hosted a community celebration for the new Work Ready Training Center (WRTC) coming to Barbourville.
In honor of breast cancer awareness, the Corbin Fire Department will be wearing pink helmets and selling T-shirts. Shirts can be purchased for $10 each and can be picked up at the Corbin Fire Department at 805 S. Main Street. Shirt sizes range from Small to 3XL. | Photos Contributed
CORBIN — Thursday evening, the Corbin Board of Education recognized a new program being implemented in the district that allows local community members to mentor students, similar to a Big Brothers Big Sisters type of program.
The Daniel Boone Festival is celebrating its 72nd year this week in downtown Barbourville. The festival goes on through the weekend with carnival rides, vendors, a primitive camp and entertainment each day. Friday night music will be headlined by Walker Montgomery, and Mark Wills headlines S…
TRI-COUNTY -- "I'm so thankful that you guys have stepped up and took the role that God intended for someone else but they strayed away from it and you get to be the superhero," said Tiana Simpson to a captive audience.
In week three of "Survivor: Island of the Idols," we got to watch a little more action from our local Rockholds woman Elaine Stott.
FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence announces October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). According to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, one in four women and one in seven men across the United States have experienced severe phy…
Kylee Meece from Corbin High School received the Certificate of Recognition from the Commonwealth Honors Academy at a reunion of Academy scholars held at Murray State University on September 21.
CORBIN — Stacy Strobl and Kenny Lynn, regional owners of EXIT Southeast, are pleased to announce the opening of EXIT Interstate Auction and Realty under the direction of Adam Hill as an EXIT Realty franchisee.
LAUREL COUNTY — Stealing some guns from a southern Laurel business proved to be a dangerous situation that sent a Corbin man for medical treatment before landing him in jail.
CORBIN — The American College of Cardiology has recognized Baptist Health Corbin for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Baptist Health Corbin was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the s…
FRANKFORT — Six years ago, the Kentucky General Assembly created a framework for production of industrial hemp. Now the state is a hemp production leader, with around 26,000 acres planted this year alone.
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers announced Eastern Kentucky PRIDE has been awarded a $1.15 million POWER grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for a new tourism marketing campaign that will rebrand 41 counties across Southern and Eastern Kentucky as "The Kentucky…
For this year’s 72nd Daniel Boone Festival celebration, the Knox Historical Museum Corner will take a look at the current Daniel Boone Festival which is happening this week.
CORBIN — The upcoming October Festival is slated to double in size with an extended day, giving community members plenty of opportunities to shop and eat all things fall.
The Grandparents Support Group met on Tuesday at the Whitley County Extension Office in Goldbug where they gathered around friends, food and fellowship. Whitley County Superintendent John Siler and Deputy Superintendent Paula Rickett attended the meeting. Two speakers informed group members …
CORBIN — The Corbin Tourism Commission attempted to show a free movie to the public as a kickoff to the Halloween season on Saturday, however attendees found themselves spooked by lightning strikes and high winds rather than the spells and witches of "Hocus Pocus".
CORBIN — Looking for something to do this weekend with the family that’s low cost, beneficial, and fun? The Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is hosting a series of events that just might fulfill these needs.
MANCHESTER — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that new/rebuilt traffic signals are now active in Corbin. The locations are listed below:
LAUREL COUNTY — Laurel County Sheriff's Office arrested nine over the last week after investigating a burglary and theft of property from a residence off Cold Hill Road about five miles west of London and a press release from the Sheriff's Office states more arrests are expected.
TRI-COUNTY — Every day many residents in the Tri-County go about their daily routines, jumping in their vehicles rushing to work, dropping children off at school, running errands, going to the grocery store, library, after school practices and so forth, often taking their mode of transportat…
The Whitley County FFA Alumni and Supporters group met recently at Whitley County High School. This was the first meeting of the 2019-2020 year. The following officers were elected:
HARROAGTE, Tenn. -- The nursing advocacy organization RegisteredNursing.org released its list of 2019 Best RN Programs in Kentucky, naming Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) number nine.
BARBOURVILLE -- Union College has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the federal Department of Education that will allow them to enhance curriculum and transform the student experience.
BARBOURVILLE - The Appalachian Regional Commission announced recently a grant to KCEOC Community Action Partnership, Inc. in Gray for the Workforce Training Center project. The project will construct a Work Ready Training Center (WRTC) and offer trade, certificate, and post-secondary educati…
WHITLEY COUNTY — An old program is getting a fresh format at Whitley County High School. An on-campus engineering class will now be offered starting the second semester of this school year.
CORBIN — Former West Knox Volunteer firefighter Ray Hollingsworth was posthumously honored this past week in a state and national memorial.
To show their support and honor the many fighters of breast cancer, the Corbin Police Department worked with Top of the Line Designs and will be displaying a new graphic on Corporal Steve Meadors' cruiser through the month of October. Corbin Police Chief Rusty Hedrick said this was how the d…
The Whitley County Historical and Genealogical Society held its annual Heritage Day on Saturday located at the old L & N Depot building on Main Street in Williamsburg. Crafts and demonstrations entertained guests, a light meal was available for purchase and the museum was open for guests…
WILLIAMSBURG — University of the Cumberlands is hosting its annual food drive October 15 – November 15 this year. As always, all food collected will be donated to local food banks.
Hundreds gathered in downtown Williamsburg Saturday night to hear local music and taste fresh and savory Kentucky Proud and Appalachian foods. It was the second annual River Fog Festival that brought a crowd to the grassy area on the corner of Third and Main streets. Larah Heylane opened the…
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Representative Regina Huff of Williamsburg has pre-filed BR 212, which bans drivers from using a personal communication device or stand-alone electronic device while operating a vehicle on public highways, unless there is an emergency.
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- Corbin native qualifies for Bassmaster Classic
- WCHS misses joyful spirit of Fisher Barton after his untimely death Friday
- Mentoring program coming to Corbin School District
- Former West Knox Volunteer firefighter posthumously honored
- Corbin's October Festival to be double in size
- Daniel Boone Festival continues in Barbourville