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Experience Matters: The Case for Passage of Constitutional Amendment 2

Letter to the Editor: On November 3rd, voters will have an opportunity to raise the bar on Kentucky’s judiciary by requiring candidates for District Court Judge to have more experience. Surprisingly, candidates for District Court Judge must only have a law license for two years....
Posted On 29 Sep 2020
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Historically Speaking: Historical Boycotts

(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.) It is often said that words matter....
Posted On 28 Sep 2020
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Whitley County School District getting $356,651 in federal safety funding

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently announced that 10 Kentucky school districts received a total of $3,169,388 to keep students safe in school, including the Whitley County School District. The Whitley County Board of Education will receive $356,651,...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020
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University of the Cumberlands students recognized for scholarship, service

Students Noah Thornberry (junior; Bowling Green, KY) and Mallory Allen (junior; Corbin, KY) were recently chosen as the recipients of service awards at University of the Cumberlands. Thornberry received the 2020 T.E. Mahan Service Award, and Allen received the 2020 A.T. Siler...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020
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Niche ranks University of the Cumberlands among 6 percent safest in the nation

University of the Cumberlands has been listed among the top schools in the country in a number of rankings by a national school search company. The Niche rankings list Cumberlands as being in the top 6 percent of safest colleges, the top 15 percent of best college dorms, the top...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020
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Donate blood to save local lives and receive limited-edition Kentucky socks

Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) needs area residents to donate blood and help ensure an adequate blood supply. Patients at the 70+ Kentucky hospitals served by KBC rely on donors to roll up their sleeves and save a neighbor with regular blood donations. Blood products are often used...
Posted On 25 Sep 2020
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Kentucky Bankers Association shows support for Hal Rogers

Ben Robertson of Forcht Bank Somerset presents a check to Congressman Hal Rogers on behalf of the Kentucky Bankers Association in support of his re-election campaign. Serving Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District since 1981, Hal Rogers has been elected to 20 consecutive terms...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020
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Cumberlands faculty, staff receive awards

Since the annual faculty/staff award banquet was not able to be held this spring, University of the Cumberlands took time in their virtual faculty/staff meeting the week before classes began to recognize outstanding members of the Cumberlands family whose service to the...
Posted On 21 Sep 2020
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How to manage coronavirus burnout and pandemic fatigue

If you’ve been feeling tired, unmotivated, or had difficulty sleeping lately, you’re not alone. At this point, we’ve been in full-on crisis mode as a result of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for months. Among the slew of new terms popping up this year comes another: pandemic...
Posted On 21 Sep 2020
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‘The Power of Words’

(Letter to the Editor by Jack Sellars of Corbin) “The tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness… setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by Hell.” – James 3:6 In Proverbs we are snared by the words of our mouth, and death and life are in the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2020
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