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Mchezo, the latest brand in the Webbed Sphere family of hobby and game companies, now offering jigsaw enthusiasts puzzles with ties to the local area

Mchezo Inc., a jigsaw puzzle publisher based in Corbin, KY, is officially announcing its formation and plans to enter the $660 million domestic jigsaw puzzle market starting this year. The company plans to have 20 releases by January 2021. “Jigsaw puzzles have the power to really...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020
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OpEd: Thanksgiving should make us thankful for our farmers

(OpEd By Buck Ryan, who is director of the Citizen Kentucky Project of the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center at the University of Kentucky. He can be reached at buck.ryan@uky.edu.) Of all the things we can be thankful for this Thanksgiving, let’s not forget that American...
Posted On 26 Nov 2020
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Corbin infection expert pleads: Don’t pass COVID-19 Around the Thanksgiving table

Dr. Wajdi Kfoury doesn’t want anyone to become “the Grinch that stole Thanksgiving” nor the Thanksgiving Turkey. He strongly advises a change of plans for families who normally celebrate together. Kfoury, an infectious disease specialist at Baptist Health Corbin, knows how...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Christmas food basket applications’

The Corbin Lions Club is now accepting applications for Christmas food baskets. To receive a food basket, a family must live within eight miles of Corbin City Hall for pick-up and within four miles of Corbin City Hall for delivery. Unlike previous years, we will not conduct...
Posted On 24 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Race organizers say thank you’

On behalf of the Colonel Sanders Half Marathon Planning Committee, we would like to acknowledge both the sponsors and participants of the Inaugural Colonel Sanders Half Marathon. On November 14, 2020 199 attended and finished the race. 35 percent of the runners were from out of...
Posted On 24 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Half Marathon was a perfect success’

This Saturday, November 14, I was so proud to call myself a Corbinite! The inaugural Colonel Sanders half marathon was absolutely a perfect success. They even got the weather right. Significant kudos to Maggy Kriebel and her outstanding planning team. A million thanks to all the...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020
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Whitley County JROTC receives NRA grant to purchase competition air rifles

Thanks to a grant from The National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation and Friends of the NRA, the Whitley County High School JROTC received a grant totaling about $5,000 to purchase air rifles, target systems, and the equipment required to charge air rifles. “This new equipment...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020
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Nine common mental health conditions

“While people tend to be familiar with conditions that can affect their physical health — from colds to cancer to heart disease — they are not always as aware of the conditions that can affect their mental health,” said Dr. Mazhar Salim, a behavioral health specialist. In order...
Posted On 22 Nov 2020
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Grace Health announces distance learning and telemedicine project

Grace Health was recently awarded a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the amount of $790,400 through their Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program, administered by the Rural Utilities Service (RUS). The purpose of the Grace Health DLT...
Posted On 21 Nov 2020
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Historically Speaking: Historic Election

(OpEd By Dr. James Finck, who is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. He is Chair of the Oklahoma Civil War Symposium. Follow Historically Speaking at www.Historicallyspeaking.blog.) Historic Election? “In this...
Posted On 21 Nov 2020
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