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Marion Forcht, Lee Bryant selected for University of the Cumberlands Board of Trustees

University of the Cumberlands (UC) announced that Marion C. Forcht has been elected to serve on the University’s Board of Trustees. “We are very pleased Marion has agreed to serve on our Board,” said Jon Westbrook, chair of UC’s Board of Trustees. “Her business acumen and support...

Update: Cumberland River expected to crest at 30 feet in W’burg at 1 a.m. Sunday

As of 10 a.m. Friday, the Cumberland River was at 24.7 feet in Williamsburg. Flood stage is at 21 feet. The river is expected to level off Friday afternoon before rising again to nearly 30 feet by early Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service. A couple of rounds...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019

Playing pranks in pubs with TouchTunes

When I was a kid, I loved jukeboxes. They were regular fixtures, particularly in pizza places. I remember going to Pizza Hut and begging my mom and dad to give me a little money for the jukebox so I could play a song I liked. “Centerfold” by the J. Geils Band was always one of my...

Looking for a good way to attract tourists, how about investing in a permanent stage

Don Estep is Publisher Emeritus of The News Journal. A Railroad Museum at the Depot would be part of an attraction that could attract visitors to downtown Corbin. However, spending upwards of $500,000 is a lot of money to gamble on it happening in a railroad museum. You need to...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019

Letter: Corbin Kiwanis Club chili supper set for March 8; everyone invited

To the Editor: The Corbin Kiwanis Club has established priorities to help improve the quality of life for our people. The Annual Chili Supper is a key part of our fundraising effort to support scholarships for Corbin and Lynn Camp High School Students each year. Students apply...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019
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