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Book Review: Taking Shergar tells tale of darker, murkier side of horse racing

When the topic of horse racing comes up for discussion, the proverbial introspection of the standard, glitz, glamour, pageantry, and the seemingly innate lifestyles of the rich and famous of the sport take center stage. For we natives of the Bluegrass State, being branded as the...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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Letter to the Editor: Never trust a ‘broken’ radio

To the Editor: In March 1951, I was serving with the Marine Security Guard detachment at the top secret U.S. Naval Air Missile Test Center at Point Mugu, Calif. My assignment was base patrol operator in a radio equipped jeep. Late one afternoon I was instructed to take three...
Posted On 08 Feb 2019
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Pulitzer Prize winner from 100 years ago still relevant today

Citizens mired in apathy. International money and foreign agents influencing domestic politics. Americans ensconced in a bubble of prosperity and isolationism, unconcerned about other nations. Greed and self-interest dividing us, damaging our reputation abroad and superseding a...
Posted On 08 Feb 2019
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District Court 02-06-19

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Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Circuit Court 02-06-19

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Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Marriages 02-06-19

Melissa Renea Greene, 38, of Corbin, a pharmacy tech, and Cody Delbert Rickett, 27, of Corbin, a maintenance tech. Lindsey Shae Campbell, 30, of Marie Circle, unemployed, and Nathan Daniel Logan, 33, of Marie Circle, a mechanic. Starlenna Jewell Chadwell, 37, of Gray, a waitress,...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Deeds 02-06-19

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Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Kentucky highway fatalities declined in 2018

Preliminary figures indicate highway fatalities in Kentucky declined in 2018 to 722, down from 782 in 2017.  According to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), this is the second consecutive year that roadway fatalities have decreased. KOHS Acting Executive Director Jason...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Hep A vaccine might become mandatory for Knox County food workers

The Knox County Health Department and Fiscal Court are teaming up to stop the spread of Hepatitis A. At the Fiscal Court’s January 23 meeting, Judge-Executive Mike Mitchell introduced Resolution #20190123-01 which mandates all food service employees receive the hepatitis A...
Posted On 31 Jan 2019
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Workplace accidents in KY at 24-year low

Officials from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet today applauded recent reports by the federal government that show continued improvement in workplace safety throughout Kentucky, including the lowest rate of nonfatal incidents recorded in more than two decades. According to the latest...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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