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Letter to the Editor: ‘Christmas food basket applications’

The Corbin Lions Club is now accepting applications for Christmas food baskets. To receive a food basket, a family must live within eight miles of Corbin City Hall for pick-up and within four miles of Corbin City Hall for delivery. Unlike previous years, we will not conduct...
Posted On 24 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Race organizers say thank you’

On behalf of the Colonel Sanders Half Marathon Planning Committee, we would like to acknowledge both the sponsors and participants of the Inaugural Colonel Sanders Half Marathon. On November 14, 2020 199 attended and finished the race. 35 percent of the runners were from out of...
Posted On 24 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Half Marathon was a perfect success’

This Saturday, November 14, I was so proud to call myself a Corbinite! The inaugural Colonel Sanders half marathon was absolutely a perfect success. They even got the weather right. Significant kudos to Maggy Kriebel and her outstanding planning team. A million thanks to all the...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘The Chairperson of the House Education Committee’

(Letter to the Editor By David O. Smith, Corbin, KY) The Kentucky Legislature will be commencing its annual session in January 2021. Our State Republican Representative, Regina Huff, will be serving as the Chairperson of the House Education Committee. The citizens of her District...
Posted On 17 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Thank you from the US 25 Yard Sale’

(Letter to the Editor By Randy Coffey, Berea, KY) Events like the US 25 Yard Sale don’t have coffers full of money. Most don’t have any funding at all, as they are organized by volunteers. We owe many folks in each community a big “Thank You” for each event held. Thanks goes out...
Posted On 10 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘The Bottom Line’

(Letter to the Editor By David O. Smith, Corbin) I read with great interest the reply to a recent Letter to the Editor that I had submitted. I believe it is important to have well-written replies, and to hear the other side of the narrative. I still maintain my original opinion,...
Posted On 10 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Lions Club thanks community, food basket applications now available’

(Letter to the Editor By Corbin Lion’s Club President Mike Pawula) The Corbin Lions Club is now accepting applications for Christmas food baskets. To receive a food basket, a family must live within eight miles of Corbin City Hall for pick-up and within four miles of Corbin...
Posted On 09 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘In the fight against COVID-19, remember the power of prayer’

(Letter to the Editor By Anne Hoskins, Corbin, KY) To say that COVID-19 is an inconvenience is quite an understatement, but I’ve had this feeling that perhaps this is a wake-up call. We’ve all become accustomed to doing what we want, when we want. I wish there was a community or...
Posted On 01 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: Responding to criticism of ‘self-serving behavior on the city commission’

(Editor’s Note: This letter by Corbin City Commissioner Brandon Shepherd is in response to the “Concerns about self-serving behavior on the city commission” letter to the editor that appeared in the October 7, 2020 edition.) I am responding to a letter in regards to my record as...
Posted On 27 Oct 2020
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Letter to the Editor: Drug and alcohol rehabilitation and education

(Letter to the Editor By Narconon New Life Retreat) Things are beginning to go back to normal as businesses begin to reopen, and people start going back to normal life. Have you been in self-isolation with a loved one who struggles with substance abuse? If your answer is yes, you...
Posted On 26 Oct 2020
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