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Going down memory lane with Roy Bullock

Many of you know Roy Bullock. He ran Bullock’s Cycle Shop on the Fifth Street Road just out of Corbin for many years. I have known him for many years also, but what I didn’t know about was the “Bullock All-Star” basketball team he ran back in the late 50’s and early 60’s. Roy...
Posted On 12 Oct 2020

Letter to the Editor: Pregnant ladies, please check out a local assistance center

Psalm 139:13-14 – God, you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works. Jeremiah 1:5 – Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you. As single, separated or...
Posted On 12 Oct 2020
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OpEd: Galloping goats, biting gators, more in your local newspaper

(OpEd by Dean Ridings, who is CEO of America’s Newspapers, a national trade association representing more than 1,600 newspapers across the US and Canada. He was previously the President and CEO of the Florida Press Association and it agency Intersect Media Solutions.) If you...
Posted On 11 Oct 2020
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OpEd: Good-times pipers show up during pandemics

(OpEd By Jim Waters, who is president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s free-market think tank. Read previous columns at www.bipps.org. He can be reached at jwaters@freedomkentucky.comand @bipps on Twitter.) Downturns such as every state...
Posted On 10 Oct 2020

Historically Speaking: Breonna Taylor

(OpEd By Dr. James Finck, who is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. He is Chair of the Oklahoma Civil War Symposium. Follow Historically Speaking at www.Historicallyspeaking.blog.) The death of Breonna Taylor is...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020
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OpEd: Leaders fight absentee voting confusion

(OpEd By Jay Nolan, CEO, Nolan Group Media) Voters in Kentucky are now preparing to participate in a major election. But, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, drastic changes in how we vote were made to protect public safety. Rules and procedures this time are very different from...
Posted On 08 Oct 2020
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Additional voting options for Kentuckians should be made permanent

In light of the response in the June primary election to the addition of early, in person voting and excuse–free absentee ballots, Democratic legislators have announced that they plan to introduce a number of bills to make those additions a permanent option when Kentucky voters....

Out & About KY Style: Randy Embry

Randy Embry has never really thought about being anyplace else but in Owensboro. It was at Owensboro High School where he gained a reputation as a player and coach that put him in legendary status in a town as rich in athletics as any in the state.

Experience Matters: The Case for Passage of Constitutional Amendment 2

Letter to the Editor: On November 3rd, voters will have an opportunity to raise the bar on Kentucky’s judiciary by requiring candidates for District Court Judge to have more experience. Surprisingly, candidates for District Court Judge must only have a law license for two years....
Posted On 29 Sep 2020
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Historically Speaking: Historical Boycotts

(OpEd by Dr. James Finck, who is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. He is Chair of the Oklahoma Civil War Symposium. Follow Historically Speaking at www.Historicallyspeaking.blog.) It is often said that words matter....
Posted On 28 Sep 2020
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