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The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly luncheon on Tuesday at the Corbin Center. It was the annual Christmas party that featured games for members to participate in and win prizes. New members were also welcomed during the meeting. | Photos by Erin Cox

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CORBIN — The Corbin City Commission held a regular work session on Monday evening where it unanimously approved the second reading of an ordinance that would include vaping in the city’s smoking ban.

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WILLIAMSBURG — “This is something my heart is overwhelmed with and I want to be a part of this,” said Sue Fields who is helping make the upcoming community Christmas dinner a reality.

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Stories came to life during the 25th annual Storybook Christmas on Tuesday. This year the event was held at Corbin High School. High school students guided young children from all across the district to watch and listen as their favorite storybook characters performed in front of them. Jill …

KNOX COUNTY — A trial date has been scheduled for a Barbourville man who, according to police, ran over another person with his vehicle in July 2018.

KNOX COUNTY — A Williamsburg man connected to a December 2018 vehicle crash that killed one person was in Knox County Circuit Court Friday.

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KNOX COUNTY — The trial date for a Michigan man accused of attempting to rob a Knox County business before fatally shooting a bystander in January has been set.

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Fourth-grade students at Whitley Central Intermediate performed an All American Christmas play for parents and guests last Tuesday evening in the school's gymnasium. The school's family resource center provided cookies and hot chocolate after the performance. | Photo by Angela Turner

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The Whitley County Kindergarten Readiness group is giving the community a gift to kick off the City of Williamsburg's annual Christmas parade. Only this gift comes without packages, boxes or bags. Join them on Saturday as the group presents a free storybook walk, featuring "How the Grinch St…

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The Corbin Police Department participated in its third annual Shop With a Cop event at Corbin Walmart Tuesday evening. Officers escorted approximately 115 Corbin area children and their families throughout the aisles of the store, helping them pick out the perfect gifts. Each child was able …

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Calling on Kentucky to set a national example of casting aside political divisions, Democrat Andy Beshear took his oath of office as governor early Tuesday in a private ceremony in the Governor's Mansion.

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RICHMOND, Ky. -- Eastern Kentucky University's top-ranked criminal justice program made history as the first EKU program to be offered completely on-site and out of state. The program, already a popular choice among students at the University's regional campus sites in Manchester and Corbin,…

FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is making major progress to introduce a modernized license plate manufacturing process in late 2020 after entering into a recent agreement with Intellectual Technologies Inc. Unlike current license plates embossed with raised letters an…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Andy Beshear was sworn in as Kentucky's governor early Tuesday during a private ceremony just after midnight in the Governor's Mansion.

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CORBIN — JCPenney and the B Squad teamed up once again for the benefit of area children. Several local children and their volunteer personal shoppers went on a holiday shopping spree Sunday evening at Corbin’s JCPenny store, making spirits just a bit brighter.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – WKU President Timothy C. Caboni, representatives from the Board of Directors of LifeWorks at WKU and local officials broke ground on Oct. 21 on a two-year residential program designed to provide living, working and recreation support for individuals on the autism spectru…

To start off the State of Education Address, Commissioner Wayne D. Lewis, Jr. regaled everyone with stories of his past in the world of education.

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The City of Corbin added to Saturday's Christmas celebration following the Corbin Christmas Parade with a tree lighting ceremony in Nibroc Park. New Hope Church's choir helped celebrate the tree lighting with a singing of "Joy to the World," "Silent Night" and "O Christmas Tree". As the choi…

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The Corbin Christmas Parade rolled down Main Street Saturday evening. Hundreds gathered along the street to watch as the parade went through town. The Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission hosted the parade and also offered hot chocolate in Nibroc Park and other children's activities. Thi…

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Dozens gathered in front of the old Whitley County Court House as The William Whitley Chapter of the National Society of The Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), in collaboration with the Gatliff Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), hosted a commemoration of the 77t…

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Dozens gathered in front of the Knox County Court House in downtown Barbourville for the city's annual tree lighting ceremony. Guests were welcomed by Knox County UNITE Chair Claudia Greenwood who dedicated this year's tree lighting to Charley Green Dixon Jr. The Rev. Leonard Lester conducte…

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The 2020 census will directly impact our nation, state and community. As numbers roll in, data will be used to determine some of the most important aspects of everyday life. But what happens when children aren’t accurately represented in the count?

GRAY — A Corbin man wanted on a parole violation warrant and who was considered armed and dangerous was arrested Thursday by Knox County Sheriff’s Office after a school resource officer accompanied a school resource center director on a home visit.

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LONDON — People from all walks of life, of varied career choices, parents and concerned citizens filled the Redemption Life Center Thursday to educate themselves on child abuse prevention.

KNOX COUNTY -- A Flat Lick man facing sexual-related charges involving a minor was back in Knox County Court for the last time before his trial is scheduled to begin.

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The annual Mountain Laurel District Garden Clubs was held in London recently, hosted by the London Lady Slippers Garden Club and the Manchester Green Thumbs Garden Club. A districtwide National Garden Clubs, Inc. Small Standard Flower Show, Welcome Fall Spirits, was held in conjunction with …

CORBIN – Plant workers employed before 1981 diagnosed with various cancers are entitled to special benefits. Lung cancer, esophageal cancer, laryngeal cancer, pharyngeal cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and mesothelioma are frequently caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos…

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