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Unemployment rate drops across region, state

Unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between August 2017 and August 2018, rose in Owen, Monroe and Metcalfe counties, and stayed the same in Nelson and Lyon counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

Inaugural River Fog Festival Saturday in Williamsburg

A new festival, which is slated to take place Saturday in downtown Williamsburg, aims to highlight regional arts, music, food and beverage within the Southeastern Kentucky region. “The River Fog Festival is the first of many opportunities Why Whitley has planned for our...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

Whitley Schools get $339,004 safety grant

The Whitley County School System is one of 91 school districts across the nation selected to receive grant money from the U.S. Department of Justice in an effort to curb school violence. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...

Ag commissioner visits Corbin Rotary Club

Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture said last week that the state is well positioned to be even more of an agricultural powerhouse than it is today, provided it continues on a course of diversification and innovation. Ryan Quarles, who was on a re-election tour of sorts,...

Knox County schools’ budget on upward trend

Despite a rocky projected budget earlier this year which had Knox County Public Schools looking at a possible $2.4 million cut, Finance Officer Gertrude Smith reported at the September 27 board meeting that the working budget is actually on an upward trend for the second...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Fall fire hazard season in full effect

Fire hazard season is here once again in Knox County and officials want to warn the public – if you start a wildfire, you could be held responsible for the cost to put it out. The fall wildfire hazard season officially began on Monday, October 1 and will continue through December...
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Group in Mexico rains on UofC’s hot dog world record parade

The University of the Cumberlands’ attempt to get its name into the Guiness Book of World Records has come up short. 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 Member? Join Us

Corbin woman arrested after 3 children found in squalid home

Two people were arrested at Corbin Manor Apartments Friday morning after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called to investigate separate complaints of drug use, and children living in squalid conditions. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said...


The following former Corbin Redhounds will be recognized during the football game against Jackson County on Friday, October 5…
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Moonbow EggFest draws 550 people, 40 cooks to Corbin

Approximately 500 people and 40 cooks turned out Saturday for the 2018 Moonbow EggFest in Corbin. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said while the number of cooks was up, the number of patrons was down by approximately 100. “We were competing with UK football,” Kriebel sai...