Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal http://weku.fm en Black Bear Captured, Killed by Wildlife Officers http://weku.fm/post/black-bear-captured-killed-wildlife-officers <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/6423/Officials-forced-to-kill-black-bear-captured-in-Corbin">A 240-pound black bear that has</a> been trolling around Corbin for more than a week was caught by fish and wildlife officers Monday night near Baptist Regional Medical Center and then put down. According to Mike Marraccini, a spokesperson for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, officials had been tracking the adult male bear through the radio collar around its neck.</p><p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 19:30:40 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal 30505 at http://weku.fm Black Bear Captured, Killed by Wildlife Officers Beers Sales Provide over $22,000 to Corbin http://weku.fm/post/beers-sales-provide-over-22000-corbin <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/6406/Corbin-gets-over-$22,000-in-tax-revenue-off-of-June-beer-sales">The first month of sales of packaged </a>beer in Corbin has generated more than $22,000 in tax revenue for the city. Corbin Alcoholic Beverage Control Officer Bruce Rains said the 12 vendors who have received licenses to sell packaged beer, made payments to the city totaling $22,435.64. The city&#39;s alcohol ordinance calls for a four percent tax on the sale of beer. That means the vendors took in a combined $560,891 from the sale of beer in June.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 20:20:26 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal 30153 at http://weku.fm Corbin City Manager Abruptly Resigns http://weku.fm/post/corbin-city-manager-abruptly-resigns-0 <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/6180/BREAKING-NEWS:-Corbin-City-Manager-abruptly-resigns-Monday-night">Just over five months on the job</a> Mike Phillips has resigned as Corbin city manager. Phillips, stepped into the position in January after an exhaustive search following the resignation of Bill Ed Cannon, notifed Mayor Willard McBurney and the city commissioners at the city commission meeting Monday night. If at least one city commissioner has his way, the days are numbered for the city manager&#39;s position. &quot;We need to change Corbin&#39;s form of government to a council-mayor system,&quot; said Commissioner Joe Butch White. Tue, 15 May 2012 13:46:40 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal 26482 at http://weku.fm Corbin City Manager Abruptly Resigns Corbin Votes Yes to Expanded Alcohol http://weku.fm/post/corbin-votes-yes-expanded-alcohol <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/5924/Corbin-voters-say-%27yes%27-to-expanded-alcohol-sales">Corbin has gone from moist to wet.</a> In Tuesday&rsquo;s special election, voters narrowly approved a measure to allow package alcohol sales within the city limits by a combined total of 887-789 &mdash; just 98 votes separating the two sides. The contentious referendum was no surprise to organizers who proposed the ballot initiative in December. Barbourville voted down a similar proposal last week. Anti-alcohol forces, emboldened by the victory, had hoped to parlay that success in Corbin. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:17:21 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal & Trent Knuckles, Corbin/Whitley News-Journal 21484 at http://weku.fm Drunk Driving Arrest Prompts Educator's Resignation http://weku.fm/post/drunk-driving-arrest-prompts-educators-resignation <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/5675/Laurel-Superintendent-resigns-after-alleged-drunk-driving-accident">Three days after he was arrested </a>on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and resisting arrest, David Young has resigned as superintendent of Laurel County Schools. At a special called meeting Tuesday morning, the Laurel County Board of Education met in executive session after which it was announced that Young had tendered his resignation. The board named Deputy Superintendent Denise Grieble as the interim superintendent.</p><p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 19:43:42 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal 16814 at http://weku.fm Arrested for Phony Prescriptions http://weku.fm/post/arrested-phony-prescriptions <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/5428/Printing-company-employee-arrested-for-making-phony-prescription-pads">An employee at a printing company was arrested Tuesday </a>on charges he was printing phony prescription pads and writing his own prescriptions for Hydrocodone. Ryan E. Lannen, 23, of Corbin was arrested on 42 counts of fraudulently obtaining prescriptions and forgery of prescriptions following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff&#39;s deputies. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 14:55:06 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal 11972 at http://weku.fm Arrested for Phony Prescriptions Corbin City Manager Pays Tax Debts http://weku.fm/post/corbin-city-manager-pays-tax-debts <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/5327/Following-News-Journal-story,-Corbin-City-Manager-pays-delinquent-tax-bills">A week ago, Corbin City Manager Bill Ed Cannon</a> owed over $4,500 in unpaid property taxes to Knox County, but officials confirmed Tuesday that all of that debt, some of it a decade old, has now been paid in full. The move came after the publication of an investigative report in the News Journal July 27 that revealed Cannon owed roughly $4,561 in back taxes on three separate properties in Knox County. Wed, 03 Aug 2011 17:35:56 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal 9851 at http://weku.fm Corbin City Manager Owes Thousands http://weku.fm/post/corbin-city-manager-owes-thousands <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/5303/Corbin-City-Manager-owes-thousands-in-unpaid-taxes">Corbin&#39;s top city official is mired </a>under the weight of an ever-increasing pile of unpaid property taxes, owing more than $4,500 to Knox County on three separate properties - and some of the unpaid bills date back a decade. Based on a News-Journal assessment of Knox County tax records, Corbin City Manager Bill Ed Cannon currently owes roughly $4,561 in property taxes to the county. Wed, 27 Jul 2011 17:37:13 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal 9433 at http://weku.fm Minors in Lawmaker's Attack Face Adult Court http://weku.fm/post/minors-lawmakers-attack-face-adult-court <p><a href="http://www.thenewsjournal.net/details/5229/Special-judge-will-determine-if-teens-accused-of-assault-State-Rep.-will-be-tried-as-adults">It could be as long as six weeks </a>before the two Whitley County High School students charged with assaulting teacher Dewayne Bunch know if they will be tried as adults. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said at a hearing Tuesday, Judge Cathy Prewitt recused herself from the case involving Dewayne Cox and Trevor Canada. Fri, 01 Jul 2011 18:01:24 +0000 Dean Manning, Corbin/Whitley News Journal 7728 at http://weku.fm