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New Depot on Main owners want to improve on already good restaurant

The Depot on Main, which helped start the restaurant revitalization in downtown Corbin in 2004, has new owners. Lisa Cradic, along with her boyfriend, Billy Messer, purchased the business at the corner of North Main and First streets from co-founder Holly Curry. Cradic, who is a...

Corbin Sears store makes remarkable comeback

Sears in Corbin was once one of the “go-to” stores for individuals needing appliances or tools and manager Tim Petro is working to return the store to those days. Petro was brought in to manage the store located in Forest Hills Shopping Center on Aug. 2, a few weeks after Kyle...

Under Bevin plan, state will still have health insurance exchange

By Melissa Patrick and Al Cross Kentucky Health News Republican Gov. Matt Bevin appears to have found a way to abolish the Kynect health-insurance exchange without chasing away insurance companies or causing them to limit their offerings – and at just over 1 percent of the cost...

Retail development planned at Exit 29 truck stop site

The site of the former King’s Truck Stop in north Corbin could be crawling with traffic again as plans move forward for a new commercial development. A sign posted near the entrance to the property just off of Interstate 75 shows plans for seven different buildings totaling more...

New Corbin spec building slated to be finished by June

Construction of a third speculative building in the Southeast Kentucky Business Park is well under way and the $1.6 million project is slated to be complete by June. Site preparation for the 58,000 square feet structure is was completed last year. Principal construction began...

Bill aims to change KY restaurant tax

A bill to modernize Kentucky’s restaurant tax has been introduced in the Kentucky Senate. Senate Bill 166, sponsored by Senator Jared Carpenter (R-Berea), will eliminate the current tax restaurant owners pay on their gross receipts or net profits if cities elect to tax the...

Mays named VP and Chief Nursing Officer at Baptist Health Corbin

Sherrie Mays, MSN, RN was named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Baptist Health Corbin.  Sherrie joined Baptist in 1983 as a staff nurse.  In 1995, she was named Director of Women’s and Children’s Services.  Leadership for the Surgery Department was added to her...
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SOAR Executive Board welcomes Gov. Bevin as co-chair

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, left, at the recent SOAR Executive Committee meeting with Forcht Group of Kentucky Chairman Terry Forcht. In the first meeting of 2016 at the Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville, the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Executive Committee...