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Local economic development effort deserves better funding

When she buys something, a good friend of mine always subscribes to the following philosophy — “when you pay for quality, you only cry once.”

Letters to the Editor 4-23-14

‘A Day Between the Eternities:’

Memories of a time recalled in WWI


To the Editor:



On that day our outfit, Company A, 58th Armored Infantry Battalion of the 3rd Armored Division attached to Patton’s 3rd Army, was near Rorman, Germany and were moving in column on a curved, elevated road toward Rorman, crossing a swampy area.

I was a machine gunner in the last vehicle, a halftrack, so called because it had wheels in the front and tracks in the back.

When it comes to Mike Campbell, no one should jump to conclusions

 When I first saw the jailhouse mug shot of former Whitley County High School Athletic Director Mike Campbell, I was saddened.

Dishonest 911 Board vote should be reversed

In my opinion, the Whitley County 911 Board made a rather lame attempt at trying to rewrite history at its January meeting.

Let me explain.

Final Score: London 1,634 - Corbin 0

To the Editor:



In the past two weeks some very good news has arrived on the job front – for our neighbors in London – with announcements from both General Dynamics and Serco bringing an additional 1,000 and 634 jobs respectively to Laurel County.

Let's roll with proposed changes to downtown Corbin

I think great downtown areas in some of the most attractive cities I’ve visited are a lot like artwork.

Letters to the Editor 2-29-12

Jailer says criticism of camera system purchase was unfair


To the Editor:






This letter is in response to the article titled “Fiscal Court members upset over the lack of bids for new camera system,” printed in the Feb. 22 edition of the News Journal.

Alcohol vote really all about just how free you want to be

My philosophy is simple.


To the greatest extent possible, I want freedom.


I don’t think that’s a radical notion. I believe most people everywhere want that.

Letters to the Editor for 2-8-2012

To the Editor:



As a member of the Corbin business community I would like to address a misconception that little or no investments in our community came as a result of the “moist initiative,” approved by voters in 2003, which is currently held by some individuals who are planning to vote against this opportunity Feb. 14 for us to move forward in our efforts to attract more business and larger industries to our community.