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Corbin police, firefighters to square off Saturday in inaugural ‘Battle of the Badges’ basketball game

Corbin Police and Corbin Firefighters will take to the court at Corbin High School on May 11 for the first annual, “Battle of the Badges” basketball game. The 5v5 full-court game, which is open to the public, will begin at 5 p.m. Admission is $2 per person. Tickets may be...

Ordinance would permit Corbin Fire Department to bill insurance companies for services to non-residents

Individuals from out of town, or at least their insurance companies, will be billed for services from the Corbin Fire Department under the terms of a new ordinance that passed its first reading during the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night. Read this story...

State office in Corbin temporarily evacuated after suspicious substance found in mail

The state office building on Roy Kidd Ave. in Corbin was closed for approximately 30 minutes Thursday afternoon after a suspicious package was delivered to the Family Support Office, which administers Medicaid, SNAP and KTAP programs among others. Corbin firefighters and police...

Corbin family escapes Tuesday blaze with clothes on their backs

A Corbin family of 16 was left homeless Tuesday morning after a fire destroyed their home on Engineer Street. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene at 800 Engineer Street, near the intersection with Beatty Ave., at approximately 9 a.m. Heavy smoke and flames were shooting...

Four volunteer fire departments respond to Gray trailer fire Thursday

West Knox and Lily firefighter started out what proved to be a busy Thursday morning as part of a four-department effort against a trailer fire in Gray. Firefighters were called to the scene on South Ky. 233 off of U.S. 25E at about 8:10 a.m. “It was fully involved when we pulled...

Corbin firefighters battle Fifth Street Road blaze

Corbin firefighters were on the scene of a house fire on Fifth Street for more than one hour Monday night. Firefighters were paged to the scene at 830 West Fifth Street near the intersection with Mitchell Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. Firefighters Phillip Martin, who was one...

Five departments called to battle Thursday house fire in north Corbin

Firefighters from five departments were called out Thursday to battle a house fire in north Corbin. West Knox and Lily firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 10180 South U.S. 25 at approximately 10:20 a.m. When firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were pouring...

Space heater suspected cause of Thursday morning fire

Firefighters believe a space heater sparked a fire that destroyed a double-wide mobile home in Corbin last Thursday. Oak Grove firefighters were called to the scene on Browning Acres Road near the intersection with Barton Mill Road just before 9 a.m. Corbin Police Officer David...

Four fires in two days has firefighters suspecting, ‘serial arsonist’

Area firefighters suspect they may be dealing with a serial arsonist who is targeting abandoned buildings. 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 firefighters battle early morning house fire on 16th Street

Corbin firefighters arrived on the scene of a house fire Tuesday morning expecting the worst-case scenario after dispatchers informed them that someone might be trapped inside. Firefighters received the call at approximately 7:10 a.m. reporting that the home at 112 16th Street...