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Letter to the Editor: Couch thankful for support of Lady Jackets at All A Tournament

To the Editor: As Superintendent of the Williamsburg Independent School District and on behalf of our Board of Education, I would like to thank our school community for their incredible and thoughtful support of our WHS varsity girls’ basketball team during the recent All A...

Letter to the Editor: 30th year was magical for Empty Stocking Fund

To the Editor: On behalf of the members of The Rotary Club of Corbin, and our President Seth Reeves, I want to thank all the contributors and those community volunteers who participated in putting on the Southeast Kentucky Empty Stocking Fund Christmas party for the children in...

Letters to the editor: Opioids a problem, but meth still raging across most states

To the Editor: Across most of the US, states are struggling to quell a worsening opiate epidemic. While this is happening, one problem continues to rage on in states across the country. NBC News reported on meth with some shocking results. Not only is meth, also known as ice,...

Letter to the Editor: Toys for Tots thanks everyone for successful 2017 effort

To the Editor: The JC Paul Detachment 1448, Marine Corps League was honored to be the hosting Detachment, for The United States Marine Corps TOYS FOR TOTS, which is servicing Whitley, Knox and Laurel Counties. Toys For Tots is celebrating its 70th year giving needy children a...

Corbin tax increase should go toward maintenance of parks

To the Editor: The Corbin City Commission levied a four percent tax increase on real and personal property recently. The increase will generate approximately $68,000.00 in revenue. The commission did not specify what it is to be used for. It’s just a tax levy because they ca...

Letter: Moonbow Eggfest organizers thank everyone for successful event

To the Editor, On behalf of the Moonbow Eggfest Inc. Planning Committee, we would like to acknowledge both the sponsors and participants of the 2017 Moonbow Eggfest. On September 16, 2015 over 40 Eggheads from all over the Commonwealth and surrounding states gathered to light...

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...
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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...

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...

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...