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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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Letter: Cash Express CEO reflects on 9/11; praises first responders

To the Editor: On some anniversaries we celebrate. On others we reflect. The 18th Anniversary of the attack on America and New York’s World Trade Center is one of the times for reflection. There is-truly nothing to celebrate in the extraordinary tragedy of 9/11. As much as I...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019
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Letter to the Editor: Project will highlight African-American voices in SE Kentucky

To the Editor: My name is Zoe Dennhardt and I will be working with Grace Moses on our periodic letters to the editor. These letters will update the community about racial justice work in the area. While Grace is focused on the broad mission and function of the Corbin Racial...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Concentration camp’ is the right term for detention facilities at the border

To the Editor: Concentration camp is the proper term to describe the separation of children from their parents, the detention of children in cages, the detention of adults behind wire fences or in overcrowded, unsanitary detention centers, especially since children are dying in...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019
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Letter to the Editor: Calling border detention facilities ‘concentration camps’ is offensive

To the Editor: Concentration camps. These words come so easily today from people who are opposed to our country’s policies and our President. To me, these vile words conjure up the World War II Holocaust and the millions of people Hitler’s German henchman massacred. This phrase...