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Letter: Judge Prewitt thanks Reclaiming Futures sponsors

To the Editor: Reclaiming Futures Treatment Program (Juvenile Drug Court) thanks the following sponsors for making this year’s cornhole tournament one of our most successful. Reclaiming Futures helps teens overcome drugs, alcohol and crime. We are not funded by the state, but run...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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Broadcasting in a condemned press box

Because Corbin was playing in the state championship football game Friday I had an idea that some people on Facebook may enjoy hearing a portion of a broadcast from another finals’ game. Thus, I started digging through boxes of cassette tapes that I have saved for over 50 years....
Posted On 06 Dec 2018

Rejoice! The crossword puzzle is here to stay

A few years back, we started a games and puzzles page in the News Journal. I liked it. I thought it was a fun page that gave our readers something to do besides read the news. Printing it was predicated on the idea that we would have advertising sponsors for the page. We did for...

Ky. Primary Care Association representative available Friday to help with healthcare.gov enrollment

The insurance market set up through the Affordable Care Act can be a daunting thing to navigate, but help will be available Friday in Corbin courtesy of the Kentucky Primary Care Association. The not-for-profit organization made up for health centers, rural health clinics and...

University of the Cumberlands Nursing Program earns accreditation

The Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program at University of the Cumberlands (UC) has officially received accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education....
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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Forcht Group, Forcht Bank team up with KSP for Shop with a Trooper event

Twenty-two elementary school age children from across Knox County had the opportunity to Shop with a Kentucky State Police Trooper Tuesday. The annual event began Tuesday morning with a shopping spree at Walmart in Barbourville and concluded with lunch and gifts, including new...

One injured in Lily garage fire

One person was airlifted because of injuries sustained in a fire at a garage in Lily Thursday. Lily, West Knox and Campground firefighters were called to the scene on Slate Ridge Road near the intersection of Slate Ridge Church Road to a report of a structure fire. Lily...

State Rep. Regina Huff Appointed Chairwoman of House Education Committee

Representative Regina Huff of Williamsburg has been chosen by House Leadership to chair the House Education Committee for the next two years. “I am honored and humbled to have the confidence of my leadership to lead this critical committee and fight for a quality education for...
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