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Letter: KY Court of Appeals candidate thanks Whitley County voters

To the Editor: With thankfulness for the grace of God, and in humble appreciation for all of the voters of Whitley County, I want to express my thanks and gratitude for this opportunity to serve you as Judge on the Kentucky Court of Appeals. I will do my very best to always...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019
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Letter: ‘Boys from Corbin’ author sad to hear of passing of Bob Terrell

To the Editor: I am very sorry to hear of the passing of my friend Bob Terrell. While writing the book “Boys From Corbin,” Bob was a source of information, not only of Corbin’s history, but insight into his teammates athletic abilities. Maybe I could have written the book without...
Posted On 27 Nov 2019

LETTER: Adequate and timely diagnosis of 22Q is critical for treatment

To the Editor: DiGeorge syndrome (DGS). Velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS). Shprintzen syndrome. These are outdated names used to describe the same genetic disorder: 22q11.2 Deletion syndrome, or 22q. One in every 2,000 to 4,000 children born and 1 in 68 children born with...

Letter: Old teammate remembers the life of Darrell Storm

To the Editor: Darrell Storm was the son of the late John and Cleo Meadors Storm of Keavy and Corbin. His brother Barry is deceased, and Darrell is survived by his loving wife Carol Powers Storm, son Jeffrey Storm, daughter, Debra Pulventi, and 4 grandchildren. Darrell as a young...

Letter to the Editor: Former UC President and wife treated poorly by university

To the Editor: Jim and Dinah Taylor are two of the most special people I have ever had the honor to know. As I was struggling after the loss of my son I came across Dinah’s name while looking for help to survive this unthinkable tragedy in my life. Dinah reached out and...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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Letter to the Editor: Praise for students who wrote letters to Honor Flight veterans

To the Editor: On September 21, Saturday, I had the opportunity and the honor to escort two Vietnam Veterans on an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. This was the 9th year of sponsorship from Cumberland Valley Electric and East Kentucky Power. I personally think it is a marvelous...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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Letter: Removal of Taylor family name at UC is outrageous

To the Editor: I wholeheartedly agree with Lois Taylor in her September 4th letter, UofC is denigrating the legacy of former President and his wife. My family has a long history with UC going back to when my father and grandfather attended Cumberland College. Under the 35-year...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019
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Letter: ‘Crisis’ situations being used to push bad gun control measures

To the Editor: Saul D. Alinsky (1909-1972) “The Father of modern community organizing” wrote a book called “Rules for Radicals” which outlined procedures to, more or less, stir up trouble for some political aim. Supposedly, the book begins with a dedication to Lucifer. I haven’t...
Posted On 16 Sep 2019
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Letter: Old Fashioned Trading Days board thanks everyone for a great festival

To the Editor: The Old Fashioned Trading Days Board of Directors would like to sincerely thank all those that played a role in making Old Fashioned Trading Days possible and successful this year! Thank you to the City of Williamsburg and thank you to the Whitley County Fiscal...
Posted On 16 Sep 2019
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Letter: The amount of trash covering our beautiful lakes is awful

To the Editor: A few weeks ago, I launched my fishing boat at the Old Noe’s Dock in Lake Cumberland. For 80 years, I’ve enjoyed the beautiful sights and surroundings. Not this day. Immediately after taking the first turn, I saw garbage covering the water from one bank to the...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019
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