CORBIN—Community artists are coming together in the fight against violence through projects and events over the next month.
The Williamsburg Main Street program was one of 23 statewide programs to recently achieve national accreditation for 2021 after being certified by both Kentucky Main Street and the National Main Street Center.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear predicted Monday that Kentucky's children will return to a “very normal setting” when the next school year begins as the state rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHITLEY COUNTY - A Florida man and woman arrested on back to back days for burglary related charges have been indicted by a Whitley County grand jury.
WHITLEY COUNTY — Despite COVID-19 vaccinations sites popping up throughout the community and it being easier than ever to get vaccinated, less than 30 percent of Whitley County residents are fully vaccinated.
Over 200 students took the walk across the stage to receive their high school diplomas at the Corbin Arena on Sunday. Corbin High School hosted its 104 annual commencement to honor the graduating class. Caroline Evans and Kameron Garland were the senior class representatives that spoke at th…
Corbin Tourism hosted its first Movies in the Park event of the season on Saturday. Buzz Lightyear and Woody from "Toy Story" were in attendance before the movie started. The featured movie was "Toy Story 4". The movie screen was set up in the parking lot behind Sanders Park and the movie st…
MANCHESTER, Ky. – Motorists on state primary and secondary routes in the eight counties of Kentucky Highway District 11 may see unique survey vehicles on the roadway Wednesday, May 19 through Wednesday, May 26 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WILLIAMSBURG — The 2021 female recipient of the H.N. & Frances C. Berger Award from University of the Cumberlands is Mallory Allen. The H.N. & Frances C. Berger Awards honor a male and female student from the senior class who demonstrate outstanding leadership and service to the univ…
WILLIAMSBURG — University of the Cumberlands held commencement ceremonies this spring to celebrate its newest graduates. Students in the Class of 2021 hailed from 40 states and territories as well as multiple countries, including Canada, Gambia, India, Jamaica, Madagascar, Serbia, Spain, Tai…
MANCHESTER — Motorists on state primary and secondary routes in the eight counties of Kentucky Highway District 11 may see unique survey vehicles on the roadway Wednesday, May 19 through Wednesday, May 26 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MANCHESTER — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that cross drain operations start Monday, May 17 on a portion of KY 727 from mile point 1.859 (junction of Worley Cemetery Road) to mile point 1.988 (junction of Monhollon Cemetery Road) in Whitley County.
NASHVILLE — Presley Vaughn qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean's List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.
FRANKFORT — Kentucky State Police (KSP) once again is showing their support of Special Olympics Kentucky (SOKY) by hosting the ‘Cover the Cruiser’ fundraising event at locations across the commonwealth. Starting Monday, May 17, KSP will park cruisers at a variety of public locations* and enc…
The Princeton Review recently ranked University of the Cumberlands’ online Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degree program as one of the best in the nation.
WILLIAMSBURG — University of the Cumberlands wishes to honor the exemplary students who received special awards from their respective academic departments this spring.
FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman today announced $529,800 in grant funding for benches, picnic tables, walkways and poured-in-place playground surfacing projects that utilize recycled waste tires.
DAHLONEGA, GA — In ceremonies held May 5-7 by the University of North Georgia, 50 graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants. These in-person ceremonies required masks to align with COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) will honor the recently announced IRS special tax relief for taxpayers in any area designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as qualifying for individual assistance due to the effects of severe storms, flooding, landslid…
MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (AP) — Teens in eastern Kentucky were sexually abused and supplied with drugs and alcohol after joining what was advertised as a “youth support group,” authorities said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State government in Kentucky will receive more than $2.1 billion from the latest round of federal coronavirus aid — a smaller-than-projected amount due to the state's improving economic performance, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday.
Five people were arrested, including two on federal drug charges, Thursday after an investigation into a methamphetamine supply source for Laurel and Knox counties.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (KT) – A Kentucky-based national non-profit organization that promotes increasing broadband access for all is applauding the Federal Communications Commission for opening enrollment in a new program for low-income Americans on Wednesday.
Baptist Health Corbin and FEMA have partnered and are offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, May 15 at 1 p.m. until 1:30 onsite at the Corbin High School baseball park.
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky's coronavirus-related capacity restrictions, as well as the state’s mask mandate, will largely end on June 11, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – COVID-19 vaccination sites in Kentucky began administering the Pfizer vaccine to those who are 12 to 15 years old on Thursday, following federal regulatory approval.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky's mask mandate will be updated to reflect the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidance that relaxes indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most venues.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) reminds taxpayers that the 2020 state individual income tax filing deadline is coming up on Monday, May 17.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday the state has committed $5 million in federal CARES Act funding to help boost the state’s tourism industry by encouraging safe travel to all 120 Kentucky counties.
LOUISVILLE – Moonlight Meat Processing and Moonlight Meat Shop of Whitley County are two of the 108 markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Farm Market Program.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Police once again is showing their support of Special Olympics Kentucky by hosting the Cover the Cruiser fundraising event at locations across the commonwealth. Starting Monday, May 17, KSP will park cruisers at a variety of public locations, including Walmart…
W.D. Bryant donated cleaning supplies to Corbin Preschool, Corbin Elementary, Corbin Primary, Corbin Middle and Corbin High schools. The donation kits included cleaning solutions, hand sanitizer, wipes and other sanitation products to keep students and teachers safe. | Photos contributed
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday moved to ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
In his first year of coaching the Science Olympiad team at Knox Central, William Bowling is proud of his students for overcoming barriers to place at the state tournament.
LONDON — He may struggle to remember all the details but Charlie Martin is still very proud of all he accomplished during his time in the United States Army, as he served in three wars and had the opportunity to see the world.
CORBIN - Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel and the Corbin Tourism Commission have had a busy month as the city is right in the middle of event season.
BARBOURVILLE — On Thursday, May 13, from 10 a.m. until noon, Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan will shut down Ky 11 south near Tye Bend Road so detectives can reconstruct a collision that occurred in the area. Local fire departments will assist KSP with traffic control while KSP conducts…
If it weren’t for the weather, there would be one less thing to complain about and striking-up conversations with strangers in waiting rooms would be a lot more difficult. They say talking about the weather is reserved for older folks, but put me in a situation with someone I don’t know or h…
The Laurel County Chamber of Commerce welcomed their newest member, Donevon Storm - Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance, with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. Storms’ office is located at 1456 W. Cumberland Gap Parkway in Corbin and is open from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The ribbon cutti…
WILLIAMSBURG - Newly opened downtown Williamsburg business Williamsburg Game Café recently participated in the University of the Cumberlands' Give Day program to help its eSports team acquire new competition jerseys.
In scenes reminiscent of Y2K and the early 1970s, Tuesday saw local gas stations across the Tri-County area experiencing long lines of panicked motorists worried about a gas shortage hitting the region.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is joining 43 of his counterparts around the country in a bipartisan effort urging Facebook to stop plans to launch an Instagram for children under 13.
LONDON - As part of a statewide tour through Central and Eastern Kentucky, Senator Rand Paul made two stops in the Tri-County Thursday. Paul first visited the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics in Lexington Thursday morning, before stopping at the Corbin Center f…
Corbin Elementary’s drama program, Redhound Theatre KIDS, performed two shows of their play “Cinderella - If the Shoe Fits” for school officials and their classmates. The cast performed an additional show the following day for close family and friends. The show was co-directed by Brooke Stan…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear said he will be lifting another COVID-19 restriction, and may soon do more, as the FDA approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for those 12 to 15 years of age on Monday night.
This Week's Circulars
Kathleen A. Zanio, age 77, of Gray, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Born in Kenosha, WI, daughter of the late Walter R. Zanio and Alice Gregorski Zanio, Kathy attended St. Casimir Elementary School and St. Joseph High School in Keno…
Mr. William Keith Lee, 88, of Heidrick, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 6, 2021 at his home. He was the son of the late Shelby and Elizabeth Gampher Lee born on April 27, 1933 in Knox County. Keith was a retired electrician from CSX Railroad and former custodian with the Knox County Midd…
- Drug investigation leads to 5 arrested, about $41,000 seized
- 260-pound black bear struck, killed in Kentucky car crash
- PANIC AT THE PUMP: Despite frenzy for gas, Tri-County not running on empty
- Mother finds racist drawing in son's backpack; School takes action to address it
- Walker's two-run double highlights Corbin's comeback win over Middlesboro
- Corbin Middle School baseball team captures Conference championship
- Woman dies in Sunday crash on KY 11 in Knox County
- Osborne silences Harlan's bats, Whitley picks up 15-0 win
- Program allows low-income Americans broadband access aid
- Gov. Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Goodman: $530,000 in Grants to 19 Counties