Corbin Marathon

Corbin Marathon Corbin officials are preparing for the Colonel Sanders Half Marathon & 10K Race.Featuring a 13 and six mile race, the event has seen a strong response with more than 200 participants signed up.60% of which are coming from out of state.Corbin Tourism Executive Director Maggy Monhollen said all proceeds are going towards…

Rep. Huff Not Seeking Re-Election

Rep. Huff Not Seeking Re-Election Rep. Regina Huff represents the 82nd State House District, which includes Whitley and parts of Laurel Counties.She has served in the General Assembly in 2011.Huff isn’t running for re-election.She also endorsed Republican candidate Nick Wilson in the 2022 election.Huff drew controversy in July when she sent a tweet comparing…

Harlan Man Indicted

Harlan Man Indicted A Harlan County man’s been indicted by a federal grand jury for lying on applications to receive federal COVID-19 relief funds.The Herald-Leader reports that a grand jury indicted David Christopher Lewis in early August for taking $370,000 in funding from a federal program set up to help businesses hurt by the…

Eastern KY First Responder Shortage

Eastern KY First Responder Shortage The country is experiencing a shortage of first responders. That shortage is in Eastern Kentucky, too.Pikeville Fire, Police, EMS, and Dispatch have all experienced a shortage in staffing, but many have resolved the issue quickly.Pikeville PD Public Information Officer, Tony Conn, said the city’s police were lucky to be…

Christmas Tree Orders

Christmas Tree Orders After beginning reservations on Nov. 1, Barker’s Christmas Tree Farm has already had over 600 reservations, and the owner of Nieman’s Tree Farm said they’ve seen a similar increase in early reservations as well.Both owners believe this could partially be due to people missing out last year. Owners say not only…