Two local artists came together at an art showcase with one major goal in mind: preserve Knox County’s heritage.
Ruth Cross and Bobby Joe Turner put their artwork on display at the Barbourville Visitor Center. Cross brought several of her hand-woven baskets and Turner’s display included his Native American craft and woodwork. Both were present during the showcase to discuss their respective crafts and how they connect to the… Continue reading
BY CANDICE GARCIA
FOR THE MOUNTAIN ADVOCATE
Pull out your ice cream makers and pack up the lawn chairs because First Baptist Church of Corbin is hosting a “Concert in the Garden,” featuring a homemade ice cream making contest.
This event was created in an effort to benefit the Corbin Community Backpack Program. While admission to the event is free, an offering will be taken and all proceeds will be donated to the program.
“I am extremely excited about this… Continue reading
U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., who is facing a challenge from Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, was in Corbin Tuesday, meeting with supporters at Bubby’s Barbecue.
Paul, who is seeking his second term in the Senate following his failed presidential bid, spent more than an hour meeting with and taking questions from area residents as part of a three-stop… Continue reading
A Knox county duo was arrested Tuesday morning after police say they attempted to pass a counterfeit $20 bill at two different Corbin businesses.
Corbin Police arrested Savannah Davis of Cannon and Steven Monday of Woodbine about 4 a.m. at the McDonald’s on Falls Highway after they allegedly attempted to pass the bill there.
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Knox County Public Schools have hit a major milestone; nearly 50 percent of the schools in the district have now earned the Energy Star Award.
At the July Knox County Board of Education meeting, Lynn Camp… Continue reading