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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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Tri-County Conquer 5k race to be held April 16 to support sex assault victims

To the Editor: What does a victim of sexual assault look like? He is the man with two children who stood behind you for movie tickets. She is the woman you stood behind in the checkout line. He is the older man that held the door open for your family at the restaurant. She is the...
Posted On 08 Apr 2016
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Reader: Terrell needs to wake up

To the Editor: Sounds like Bob “The Dreamer” Terrell needs to wake up. Somebody please wake that poor man up or change his medicine. He’s been having some bad dreams. Mike Lawson Williamsburg
Posted On 21 Mar 2016
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School starts too early; keep August a fun summer month

To the Editor: By now maybe some people have educated you about the school start date being changed. Just in case no one pointed it out I just want you to know that the school start was slowly moved into August by many educational administrators in the southern states as an...
Posted On 21 Mar 2016
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The 11th Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Vote for Donald Trump

To the Editor: Me and my Emlyn buddy Donnie Witt have some interesting dreams and several of them center around the Ten Commandments. Donnie’s grandpa and my grandpa both told us years ago when we wuz small lads there are some who believe there were actually eleven commandments...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016
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Preserve Kentucky history by donating to special fund

To the Editor: People the world over know of Daniel Boone, Abraham Lincoln and Jennifer Lawrence’s connection to Kentucky. But what they might not know is that Kentucky also gave us the African American who invented the modern traffic light and one of the Nobel Prize winners who...

Letters to the Editor 1-27-16

Dear Corbin Community, According to the Old Testament, when Israel was saved from Egypt, they were saved for something: the Promised Land. Some 1500 years later, the apostle Paul reminds the Galatians that, like their forefathers, they have not just been saved; they have been...