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Corbin Rural Health opening new office

A medical team dedicated to bringing excellent care to every patient is moving their Knox County clinic. Corbin Rural Health, which is currently located on Main Street in Corbin, is moving to the old Pickard Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep building on 25E in Corbin. According to Duane...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Baptist Health Corbin Family Fitness center under new management

Effective November 1, 2018, the Baptist Health Corbin Family Fitness will be under new management to Corbin Wellness Center, the health care group announced Wednesday In a press release provided by Baptist Health, officials said fees for membership would remain the same, and that...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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EKU journalism student, former News Journal intern, named Communication Professional of the Year

She’s only a junior journalism and history major at Eastern Kentucky University, but Jennifer Kaylyn Perkins is already making her own history as the winner of the 2018 Communication Professional of the Year award presented by the Kentucky Communication Association. Not bad for...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Letter to the Editor: Eggfest planning committee thanks sponsors, participants

To the Editor,   On behalf of the Moonbow Eggfest Inc. Planning Committee, we would like to acknowledge both the sponsors and participants of the 2018 Moonbow Eggfest. On September 16, 2015 over 40 Eggheads from all over the Commonwealth and surrounding states gathered to...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Knox County schools’ budget on upward trend

Despite a rocky projected budget earlier this year which had Knox County Public Schools looking at a possible $2.4 million cut, Finance Officer Gertrude Smith reported at the September 27 board meeting that the working budget is actually on an upward trend for the second...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Fall fire hazard season in full effect

Fire hazard season is here once again in Knox County and officials want to warn the public – if you start a wildfire, you could be held responsible for the cost to put it out. The fall wildfire hazard season officially began on Monday, October 1 and will continue through December...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Public Service Commission orders credit for Delta Gas customers

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has reduced the annual revenue of Delta Natural Gas Co. to reflect a federal tax cut, thereby lowering the base rate portion of the average monthly bill for residential customers. In an order issued today, the PSC approved a customer...
Posted On 21 Sep 2018
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Carter spends summer at U of A doing science research and making graphene infused plastic to be 3D printed

by Alex Wuethrich awuethri@vols.utk.edu Graphene and 3D printers, a sheet of carbon one atom thick, are popular among scientific researchers, who are constantly finding new ways to use these technologies. University of Alabama, Huntsville, student Garrett Carter worked this...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018
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Knox Fiscal Court discusses fire subscription fees

After tempers were rekindled over the fire subscription fee at last month’s Fiscal Court meeting, District 5 Magistrate Giulio Cima is ready to take action. “They’ll be an amendment to the ordinance to determine what the effects are,” said Cima in reference to fire departments...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018
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To reduce suicide, we must talk about suicide

Suicide has been in the media a lot recently and affects all of us in some way. One person dies by suicide every eleven hours in Kentucky, according to data from the Center for Disease Control. This is three times the rate of people dying by homicide in the state. Suicide is the...
Posted On 24 Aug 2018
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