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Bunch, Conn, Knuckles speak at chamber of commerce election forum

Members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce heard from both candidates for 82nd District Representative and one candidate for Corbin City Commission during their monthly luncheon, which was held Wednesday at The Corbin Center. 82nd Rep. Regina Bunch, her opponent, Bill...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

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Prosecutor seeks to have Tristan Hall held in contempt of court

A prosecutor recently filed a motion to have Tristan Hall held in contempt of court for violating a judge’s order. Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons is asking a special judge to hold a Corbin man in contempt of court and to revoke his bond for allegedly e-mailing him in...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

Gray man indicted for assault

A Gray man was indicted Friday on assault and wanton endangerment charges stemming from a wreck on May 20 during which he was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs when his vehicle struck another. According to West Knox firefighters the wreck occurred just after 11 a.m....

SOAR announces funding for regional wildlife center

The southern portion of the 54-county SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) area will see the area’s oldest abandoned surface mine become a new tourist attraction that could attract more than 600,000 visitors, annually. “It is an exciting time in eastern Kentucky,” said Gov. Matt...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

Corbin trolley rollout delayed

The trolley is painted and has been repaired. The stop signs are printed and ready to be hung. Corbin Main Street Manager Andy Salmons said as soon as the drivers are ready, the trolley will roll. Salmons explained that one of the two drivers hired in early October, Joe Breacher...

Extension service celebrates office renovation, expansion

Thanks to an expansion and renovation of the University of Kentucky’s Cooperative Extension Service Office in Whitley County, local officials are hoping to offer additional services. It also means that local residents have access to a commercial kitchen that is available...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

Unemployment rate falls in Whitley County

Unemployment rates fell in 74 Kentucky counties between September 2015 and September 2016, including Whitley and Knox counties, but rose in 41 counties, including Laurel County, and stayed the same in five counties (Grayson, Henderson, Livingston, Logan and Simpson), according to...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

Corbin man now facing federal charge

A drug trafficking charge was dismissed in Whitley District Court Tuesday afternoon against a Corbin man to clear the way for a federal court prosecution, according to Williamsburg police. On Oct. 26, officers from six law enforcement agencies seized 11 grams of suspected crystal...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

30-9: Whitley Co volleyball’s journey to the 2016 state championship tournament

2016 has been a year of mostly ups for the Whitley County Lady Colonels volleyball team, but there have been a few bumps in the road along the way. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...
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