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NIBROC cancellation is a punch to the gut

I knew it was coming, but still, it didn’t make it any easier to hear the news last Wednesday that this year’s NIBROC festival has been officially called off. Over the past eight years or so I have really grown to love downtown Corbin’s annual festival. As an employee of the News...
Posted On 06 Jul 2020
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For many folks, COVID-19 appears to already be a thing of the past

Let me preface this column by saying I am not a medical expert, and my intention here is not to give my “professional opinion” about anything concerning the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With that being said, it is clear to me that a large chunk of our population is simply no longer...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020
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Get some exercise while helping a great cause

Last week I saw a Facebook post about a virtual run/walk/ride/swim event to help benefit hunger relief efforts in our region. The event is being presented by Together for Hope Appalachia. They are described on their website as a “rural development coalition which follows the...
Posted On 07 Jun 2020
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Keep a close eye on your pocket change

Against my better judgement, I am going to let you all in on a little secret – be on the lookout for any 2019 or 2020 quarters that have a little “W” mintmark on the front. They are worth much more than your typical quarter. Now, by telling you this I run the risk of you...
Posted On 01 Jun 2020
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Senior parade way cooler than anything I did for graduation

This past Sunday afternoon I took some photos of the Lynn Camp High School senior parade, and I have to admit, I found myself feeling just a little bit jealous. Listen, I know that the coronavirus pandemic has robbed our seniors of many things this year. That is not in question,...
Posted On 22 May 2020
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Column: 13th Region Tournaments at The Arena always a fun, memorable time

Hello, and welcome to an all-new weekly column to be featured here in the News Journal. My name is Trevor Sherman, and many of you may know me either from my time spent selling advertising for this newspaper over the past several years, or from my time covering local athletic...
Posted On 04 Mar 2020
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News Journal wins more awards than first thought

The News Journal, which recently received the first place award for General Excellence in the large weekly division of the Kentucky Press Association’s Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards contest, received a few more awards than first thought. When results of the contest were...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020

Local attorney first to apply for Corbin quota retail drink license

Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control has received its first application for one of Corbin’s two allocated quota retail drink licenses. 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