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Letter to the editor: Local Toys for Tots organizer says 2018 was a huge success

To the Editor: I wish to share our success, with the Marine Corps Toys For Tots Campaign 2018 and thank the many people, businesses and groups that helped us provide “A Little Christmas” to many children, of Whitley, Knox and Laurel Counties. I would like to recap and compare...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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Letter to the editor: America did a lot of ‘winning’ in 2018; can we take much more?

To the Editor: Can we stand making America great in 2019 – considering how successful 2018 has been? The stock market lost more value on Christmas Eve except for Christmas Eve 1931, in the depression. We have separated and harmed thousands of children, separating them from...

Letter to the Editor: Lions Club still accepting Christmas basket donations

To the Editor: The Corbin Lions Club continues to accept donations toward our annual Christmas Basket Program. This is our 70th consecutive year of providing food baskets to local families during the Christmas season. Beginning with five baskets in 1949, we have delivered...
Posted On 13 Dec 2018
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Letter to the Editor: Local high school student gives ideas on how to battle drug use

To the Editor: There’s an old saying that, “idle minds do the devil’s work.” In the current climate of things, this couldn’t apply more to the impending drug epidemic we are currently facing in the Appalachia, and right here at home. Why are so many people resorting to drugs? The...

Letter to the Editor: Corbin Lions Club needs support for Christmas Basket program

To the Editor: The members of the Corbin Lions Club is are conducting our 70th 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...

Letter: Judge Prewitt thanks Reclaiming Futures sponsors

To the Editor: Reclaiming Futures Treatment Program (Juvenile Drug Court) thanks the following sponsors for making this year’s cornhole tournament one of our most successful. Reclaiming Futures helps teens overcome drugs, alcohol and crime. We are not funded by the state, but run...
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
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Corbin resident says Shannon T. Hall best choice for mayor

To the Editor: I would like to say I would appreciate the way the newspaper presents the candidate’s and their views. I am writing to endorse Shannon T. Hall, a friend from my childhood. Shannon and bhis family have a servant’s heart, which reveals their actions. Hall is a hard...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018
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Letter to the Editor: Eggfest planning committee thanks sponsors, participants

To the Editor,   On behalf of the Moonbow Eggfest Inc. Planning Committee, we would like to acknowledge both the sponsors and participants of the 2018 Moonbow Eggfest. On September 16, 2015 over 40 Eggheads from all over the Commonwealth and surrounding states gathered to...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Letter: Chamber director thankful for NIBROC support

To the Editor: The 66th Annual NIBROC Festival was a great success, from set-up on Wednesday evening to clean-up on Saturday night. The extent of assistance and cooperation from the City of Corbin was tremendous and I’d like to thank everyone who had a part in helping with any...
Posted On 24 Aug 2018
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Letter to the Editor: Reader won’t watch NFL or NBA games due to National Anthem protests

To the Editor: Several days ago on the Fox News, a group of illegal young men looking as if they were in their early 20s, were passing security supposedly without their parents. They sure looked much older than I as I left high school in my junior year to join the U.S. Marines. I...
Posted On 24 Aug 2018
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