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CORBIN - Friday marked the first day of the first ever Corbin Rod Run. Car collectors, enthusiast, and vendors travelled to Corbin's Arena for the car and trade show. Cars were out on display both inside the Arena, and in its parking lot where a live DJ was on-hand providing musical entertai…

Born May 27, 1934 in Heidrick, Kentucky to Fred and Minnie (Fisher) Frank. David was a veteran of the US Navy, an accomplished pilot and graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in electrical engineering. After a successful career in the aerospace industry, he enjoyed his retirem…

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As he explained, defended and urged compliance with his order to wear masks to thwart COVID-19, Gov. Andy Beshear had some distressing data to support his case.

TRI-COUNTY - While it seems that many economies around the country are currently facing a shortage of coins, here in the Tri-County, many local businesses say they have not yet been affected by the lack of change.

KNOX COUNTY — All Knox County Democrats are requested to meet at Thompson Park at the largest pavilion at 6 p.m. Friday. At this time, Knox County Democrats will elect a new slate of executive officers for the next four years. Officers include a: Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary and …

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The Kentucky Splash Waterpark and Campground opened to the public over the holiday weekend. On Wednesday as temperatures soared into the upper 80s, families from the Tri-County as well as those from Knoxville and beyond enjoyed the park’s amenities. Guests cooled off on water slides and over…

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Corbin’s Grant Morton signed a letter of intent to play tennis for the University of the Cumberlands. The signing took place on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands, as Morton was joined with his family, Coach Tan and Coach Hart. | Photo contributed

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TRI-COUNTY - As the Commonwealth of Kentucky surpassed 17,000 coronavirus cases this past weekend, along with three straight days of increased number of cases this week, both Laurel County and Knox County were recently named as two of the state's hotspots for the virus.

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Virginia Carpenter graduated from Carson-Newman University at the conclusion of the institution's spring semester. Commencement ceremonies, postponed due to the pandemic, are proposed for Aug. 7. Carpenter graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies.

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Zac Hash signed a letter of intent on Friday to play baseball at Lincoln Memorial University. Joining Hash at the signing were (front row) Skyler Back, Josh Hash, Dan Hash, Zac Hash, Pam Hash, Scout Smith and Brianna Smith. Back row: Jake Smith, Aaron Back and Cody Philpot. | Photo contributed

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WILLIAMSBURG — UC tennis players Tomomi Nagao and Jaclyn Jewell have continued to raise the standards for the Patriots women's tennis team as they added another accolade to their impressive resumes as the ITA announced the NAIA Singles and Doubles All-American Thursday. Nagao earned All-Amer…

MIDWAY, Ky. – Midway University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to its Dean’s List for the 2020 spring semester. To be named to the list, a student must be classified as full-time and obtain a 3.60 grade point average for the semester. There were 302 students who made…

BEREA, Ky. — More than 730 Berea College students were named to the Spring 2020 Dean's List. A student is named to the Dean's List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits*, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

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WILLIAMSBURG -- In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester.

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CORBIN — Although, the Corbin Public Library had considered re-opening on June 15 after months of being closed, they have decided to stay closed and offer a softer type of opening. This however, has not stopped the success of the summer reading program.

WILLIAMSBURG — The Williamsburg Housing Authority has selected Mary Thornton as its newest director. Board members met last Thursday to finalize their decision. Thornton was chosen and met with Chairman of the Board Richard Foley to formally accept the position last Monday.

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Donna Chadwell, director of the Corbin Public Library, reached out to the Corbin Garden Club to not only help with the season flowers around the library, but also help with the permanent landscaping around the library. The Corbin Garden Club is helping and teaching Chadwell and Gerald Peles …

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WHITLEY COUNTY — A Woodbine man whose sentencing has been delayed multiple times was sentenced Monday to 25 years in Whitley County Circuit Court.

WHITLEY COUNTY — Twelve Whitley County Detention Center inmates are being quarantined out of an abundance of caution after a former contract staff person tested positive for COVID-19.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to flex his newfound influence among Kentucky Democrats after his Senate campaign fell just short, Charles Booker reached out Thursday to unite behind Amy McGrath's uphill fight to unseat Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Soon after Dr. Jonas Salk made his famous discovery in 1955, a vaccine that would basically eradicate polio from our midst, this miracle potion slowly made its way to the mountains of southeastern Kentucky. Knox County's most well known public health nurse, Nurse Mary Browning began her roun…

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WILLIAMSBURG -- When homeless youth staying at Ryan's Place, a local safe haven, were asked what they wanted most at the shelter, they said, "We would like some games to play together." Jessi Montgomery, the fund development manager for Ryan's Place and a graduate from Cumberlands who was fi…

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