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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...
Posted On 15 Sep 2016
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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,...
Posted On 15 Sep 2016
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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 can’t drive. A...

Family thankful for emergency response team that saved their dog

To The Editor: A few weeks ago our family got to realize just how much the Emergency Response Team in Whitley County would mean to us. Our dog was trapped for 2 days in the storm drain in our front yard that goes under the street and into our neighbor’s yard. She was stuck 30ft....
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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Readers saddened by the loss of columnist Bena Mae Seivers

To the Editor: When I pulled my newspaper out of the mailbox I read with sadness the death of Bena Mae. Although I live in Bowling Green, I feel connected to Corbin and this newspaper through a book I wrote a few years ago about “The Boys From Corbin.” My wife and I always looked...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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Reader ‘appalled’ by treatment of Taylors by University of the Cumberlands

To the Editor: I am appalled by news of the unfair treatment and accusations that have been thrust upon Dr. and Mrs. James Taylor by those at their beloved University of the Cumberlands. It is a travesty that these pillars of the community would be threatened financially when a...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016
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