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Letters to the Editor for 3-24-10

Mother says justice never served after death of son

To the Editor:

This letter is in response to the article in last week’s News Journal concerning the Whitley County E-911 Center’s insufficient record keeping (“Atty. General...

Whitley school districts opt to move core content testing back to May

Local school officials are praising a recent decision by the Kentucky Educational Commissioner to offer later opportunities for annual "core content" testing - a move that will help many districts who lost instructional days due to illness and weather.

New Corbin Library project faces funding uncertainties

Officials will celebrate the start of construction on a new Corbin Public Library next Monday, but exactly how the higher-than-expected bill for construction will be paid is still up in the air.

Police find meth lab hidden near Corbin city water tower; 17-year-old arrested

Corbin Police Officer Glenn Taylor Jr. holds a meth "pill soak"...

Arena makes good case it is THE venue for region tournaments

I think The Arena here in Corbin made a good case for itself as THE place to play regional high school basketball tournaments.

EXTRA CONTENT: Attorney General concerned about Whitley E-911 Center recordkeeping

A recent decision by the Kentucky Attorney General's Office questioned the efficiency of record keeping at the Whitley County E-911 dispatch center, but local officials say the problems predate them and have been addressed.

EXTRA CONTENT: Lawsuit accuses local restaurant owner of sexual harassment

A Williamsburg woman is claiming that a Corbin restaurant owner subjected her to "numerous acts of sexual harassment" while she worked as a waitress there.

Grayson makes two-day campaign swing through Tri-County area

A hard push for clean coal technology and gaining control of runaway federal spending while at the same time spurring the economy were the main talking...

Local auto lot owner dies in tragic I-75 crash Monday

A local car lot owner was killed last Monday night in a tragic accident near the 26-mile mark on I-75 near Corbin.
Larry W. Rogers, 65, of Faber, died as...