Letter: Some fireworks safety tips for a happy Fourth of July

To the Editor, Phantom Fireworks hopes everyone enjoys a wonderful family Independence Day holiday, and, if you use consumer fireworks, please use them safely. There is no good consumer fireworks experience if it does not emphasize safety first. Phantom advises everyone to follow the safety rules, obey the fireworks laws where you are using them [...]

Kentucky Chamber praises Sen. Stivers on right-to-work legislation

To the editor: The Kentucky Chamber applauds Senate President Robert Stivers on his leadership to make right-to-work legislation a reality during the first week of the 2017 General Assembly, ensuring Kentucky is a state where businesses want to locate. The Chamber has long advocated for the passage of right-to-work legislation which simply prohibits requiring a [...]

Knuckles’ article about opioid overdose drug is very good news

To the Editor: Trent Knuckle’s recent article, “Opioid overdose drug will soon be available without a prescription,” was a breath of fresh air. The state of Kentucky owes a debt of gratitude to Dr. Shawn Ryan of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for providing access to this overdose-prevention medication, naloxone. This type of article [...]

Letter: Lions Club appreciates those who have donated to Christmas Basket program

To the Editor: The Corbin Lions Club continues to accept donations toward our annual Christmas Basket Program. This is our 67th consecutive year of providing food baskets to local families during the Christmas season. Beginning with five baskets in 1949, we have delivered hundreds of baskets each year. Both Lions Club members and volunteers deliver [...]

Rotary Club President thanks Empty Stocking Fund supporters

To the Editor: Signups for the children who will participate in the 2016 Christmas Party have now closed. The 2015 Christmas party of the Southeast Kentucky Empty Stocking Fund was a great success as we were able to accept more than 500 children from 205 families into the program. Each family received a blanket, books, [...]

Letter: Illusionist to perform at CHS Saturday as part of Lions Club fundraiser

To the Editor: Dinky Gowen “Master of Illusion” returns to Corbin at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, in the Corbin High School auditorium. This is a great opportunity for the community to support the Corbin Lions Club in our efforts to purchase eyeglasses for those in need while having a great time. Dinky has [...]

Letter: Organizer of animal shelter 5k run thanks supporters

To the Editor: The Knox/Whitley Animal Shelter had our 8th Annual Run/Walk for Homeless Animals last Saturday. The weather was beautiful and we had a wonderful turnout! We are extremely grateful for all of the support we have received from our community, staff, and our volunteers who have made it possible for us to help [...]

Sponsorships being accepted for Third Annual Moonbow Eggfest

To the Editor: The second annual Moonbow Eggfest was another great success. With over 40 cooks and 400 attendees, we were able to expose the community to Komodo Cooking on the Big Green Egg. While we had several cooks and guests from the Tri-County area, we also had some from IL, IN, TN, WV, FL. [...]

Tourism Director thanks everyone who made Old Fashioned Trading Days great

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to the tremendous success of Old Fashioned Trading Days. We had the largest crowd ever attending on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. I especially want to recognize the entertainers, vendors, craftsmen and volunteers for without them there would be no Old [...]

A story about a truck and no insurance

To the Editor: My story comes about when my son was in an auto wreck. Our Dodge truck was demolished. I had insurance on me and my son and have had it for a number of years. Well, I decided to drop the insurance because I don’t want to pay insurance on a truck we [...]