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Taylor lawsuit over retirement pay typical of his egotistical attitude

Dear Editor, Ego. Privilege. Dubious deal-making. Litigation. Oh what a tangled web former University of the Cumberlands president Jim Taylor has weaved. He claims he is owed a lifetime retirement package worth $395,000 per year. Transferable to his wife if he dies first. Nice....

Chamber Board opposes decision to ‘stack’ Corbin occupational tax

To the Editor: At its regular monthly board meeting June 16, the Board of Directors of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously in opposition to the recent decision by City Commission to enforce the city’s 1 percent occupational tax on workers in the Knox...

W’burg Health and Rehab Center thanks silent auction contributors

To the Editor: Williamsburg Health & Rehab Center would like to thank all of the following sponsors who made contributions to our silent auction for the American Cancer Society. We would like to send out a special recognition and thank you to all of those who have a donation...
Posted On 30 Jun 2016
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Estep should consult Corbin mayor before writing about tax situation

To the Editor: I am puzzled by Don Estep’s editorial this week which inferred that Corbin’s current leaders failed to take advantage of an opportunity to work out an agreement with Knox County and share some of the $1 million dollars that comes out of the businesses and workers...
Posted On 30 Jun 2016
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No good can come from having more alcohol in our community

To the Editor: Although there has been far too little publicity about it, the citizens of Williamsburg are scheduled to have an election on June 28, 2016. The issue is whether to have wide open alcohol sales, just as Corbin now has. Unless I, or someone I know, should be killed...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016
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Reader has ‘Dream of Prophecy’ that gives hope for the future

To the Editor: Storms raged as I rolled and tossed in my sleeping bag after Betty ran me out of the house for snoring, I finally settled down and had “A Dream of Prophecy” that gave me hope for our future. My dream opened as I watched Herschel Roaden, World Renown Master...

PRIDE President thanks everyone who supported Cumberland Falls cleanup

Dear Editor: I am writing to thank everyone in Whitley County and the Corbin area who supported the Cumberland Falls PRIDE Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 30, 2016. I am delighted to announce that a grand total of 404 volunteers participated in the event. We were extremely...

Reader saddened youth of today will never know America of yesteryear

To the Editor: Oh, how sad that our grandchildren will never know the America many of us remember. How after walking to school and going into a good warm school room we read the bible, we prayed and recited the Pledge of Allegiance. How proud we were of our nation’s leaders and...

Selfishness and greed by Corbin’s neighbors hindering progress

To the Editor: An important role of business and government leaders is to remove roadblocks that hinder quality and performance. Leaders are responsible for doing what’s best for the people they lead and serve. We have leaders in Laurel and Knox County including Senator Stivers...

Hospice director says volunteers are vital part of organization

Dear Editor: April 10 – 16 is National Volunteer Week and every single volunteer deserves our appreciation and grateful acknowledgement. Across the United States, an army of trained volunteers — more than 430,000 — gave more than 19 million hours of service last year to...
Posted On 08 Apr 2016
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