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When the walls came tumbling down: My story – Part 1 of 2

When the walls came tumbling down My story – Part 1 of 2 This is a story within a larger story. But it is my story. It covers several years of the most chaotic, disturbing time of my life. I may ramble at times, but the facts are so discombobulated that they lend themselves...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016
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Arena is a good spot for Corbin fireworks

Mark White is Editor of The News Journal. This year I did something a little different to celebrate Independence Day. For the first time in about a decade, instead of heading to Williamsburg to watch the fireworks on the Fourth of July, I instead went to Corbin’s...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

Tourism Commission deserves voice in what happens at The Arena

Years ago, when I was Chairman of the Corbin Tourism Commission, I signed a letter that was sent to Mayor Amos Miller telling him that the Commission had voted to give 75 percent of its restaurant tax money to the city for the purpose of reducing the debt on the new Arena....
Posted On 30 Jun 2016

Stacked Corbin payroll tax is unfair to little guys

Mark White is Editor of The News Journal. Let’s put Corbin’s recent decision to stack an additional 1 percent payroll tax onto its residents in the Knox County side of town, but not onto the net profits of businesses there into some perspective. You need to login to...
Posted On 29 Jun 2016

My life and times at the Anderson County Jail

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Posted On 27 Jun 2016
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May the force be with you

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Posted On 22 Jun 2016
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America! How Great Thou Art

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Posted On 07 Jun 2016
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Thanking those who have made life better in Corbin

The most important item is first in this week’s column. I want to wish my wife Judy a great day on our 52nd wedding anniversary! It was on this day, June 1, 1964 when we said our vows. After three wonderful children and four out-of–this-world grandchildren we are still happily...

Some thoughts after a great 3-day weekend

Thoughts after a long Memorial Day weekend: • I want to lead off by encouraging anyone and everyone who is interested in the least in “events, trends, issues, ideas and journalism about health care and health in Kentucky” to check out the Kentucky Health News online blog at...

I danced the Tango on the QE-2

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Posted On 31 May 2016
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