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The best basketball ever played was at Edwards Gym

The best basketball games I have ever seen were played in the old Edwards Gym in Corbin. When I was ten years old me and my friends would stand at the rear of the gym and wait until somebody would open the downstairs restroom door and we would sneek in to watch the Redhounds play...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019

Why baby steps? Time to take the leap on cannabis

I was watching the two main candidates for Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture debate on KET Monday night when the subject of “medical marijuana” came up. The challenger, Robert Conway, gave a full-throated endorsement to the idea that doctors should be able to prescribe...

Letter to the Editor: Former UC President and wife treated poorly by university

To the Editor: Jim and Dinah Taylor are two of the most special people I have ever had the honor to know. As I was struggling after the loss of my son I came across Dinah’s name while looking for help to survive this unthinkable tragedy in my life. Dinah reached out and...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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Letter to the Editor: Praise for students who wrote letters to Honor Flight veterans

To the Editor: On September 21, Saturday, I had the opportunity and the honor to escort two Vietnam Veterans on an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. This was the 9th year of sponsorship from Cumberland Valley Electric and East Kentucky Power. I personally think it is a marvelous...
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Kentucky steers motorists to buckle up, put phones down to increase roadway safety

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is driving home a safety message to motorists aimed at preventing crashes by encouraging two life-saving actions behind the wheel- buckling up and putting down the phone. Launching today, the state’s first Buckle Up Phone Down campaign...
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Natl. Newspaper Week: Power of the press is in being the Way to Know for news consumers

Note to the reader: This column was first made available in 2015, but remains thoroughly relevant in 2019.
Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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Rep. Regina Huff files legislation aimed at decreasing distracted driving, saving lives

Representative Regina Huff of Williamsburg has pre-filed BR 212, which bans drivers from using a personal communication device or stand-alone electronic device while operating a vehicle on public highways, unless there is an emergency. “No life should be lost, or accident caused,...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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