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KCEOC President receives 2017 Innovation Award

Paul Dole, KCEOC President/CEO, receives the 2017 Robert M. Coard Innovation Award from Bryan Duncan, Chair, Community Action Partnership Board of Directors. The national Community Action Partnership presented Paul Dole, KCEOC President/CEO, with the 2017 Robert M. Coard Innovation Award at the national annual conference on September 1st in Philadelphia, PA. The Award [...]

A little twist to this year’s Secret Phrase Game

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. Too much bad news lately. I simply can’t allow my mind to marinate for too long. So, let’s talk about some good things. • This week is the beginning of our third annual Secret Phrase Game contest, but there’s a twist this time around. Very [...]

Corbin tax increase should go toward maintenance of parks

To the Editor: The Corbin City Commission levied a four percent tax increase on real and personal property recently. The increase will generate approximately $68,000.00 in revenue. The commission did not specify what it is to be used for. It’s just a tax levy because they can. It’s done, or going to be done, but [...]

Letter: Moonbow Eggfest organizers thank everyone for successful event

To the Editor, On behalf of the Moonbow Eggfest Inc. Planning Committee, we would like to acknowledge both the sponsors and participants of the 2017 Moonbow Eggfest. On September 16, 2015 over 40 Eggheads from all over the Commonwealth and surrounding states gathered to light their Eggs and serve delicious recipes for the public. It [...]

Local school district’s fare well in new accountability report

Officials at Whitley County’s three public school districts are generally pleased with progress on educational improvement, though the picture is a little murkier than in past years with big changes on the horizon in the accountability model for Kentucky schools. Gone are the overall index scores that provided rankings for entire school districts. Plans are [...]

Electronic Edition for 10-4-2017

Creekwalk’s biggest support deserves to be honored for his effort

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. In government, there are disagreements. That’s natural. But at Monday’s work session meeting of the Corbin City Commission — perhaps the most productive and fun meeting I’ve been involved with yet as a commissioner — we ALL agreed on one thing. The Corbin Creekwalk should [...]

Operation Sharing celebrates 32 years of helping those in need in Appalachia

Forcht Bank Area President Corey Chesnut presented Andrea Spradlin one of several monetary gifts donated as door prizes for the Operation Sharing open house, held last week at the organization's Corbin facility. One of the largest non-profit organizations in the U.S. celebrated its 32nd anniversary last week with a special open house at [...]