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Some issues can be resolved by merely requesting information

For those who would question the process for the selection of speakers for the Corbin Chamber of Commerce luncheons, let me explain.

Posted On 13 May 2009
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No more kidding, resurfacing of Gordon Hill is going to take place

In the past I've taken some ribbing about my appeal in this column to resurface the Gordon Hill area in Corbin. The last time I wrote about the awful condition of the road the state painted fresh yellow lines on it.

Posted On 06 May 2009
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TNA Wrestling in Corbin brings back memories of youth

As I was sitting inside The Arena Friday night watching TNA Championship Wrestling, I couldn't escape this feeling of déjà vu and this sense that the more things change, the more they sometimes stay the same.

Posted On 06 May 2009

Our community guide is now available and packed full of useful information

We are distributing our annual Community Guide. Many of you will receive it in your News Journal this week, while others will get it in the following weeks. The reason for splitting up the mail deliveries is that it takes our printer too long to process it all at once. It is a...

Posted On 29 Apr 2009
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More liberal local media skipped justice center groundbreaking

Most of Williamsburg is looking forward to the opening of the new Whitley County Justice Center in 2011. I think I speak for the whole community when I say that we're just dreading the construction process, which is expected to take close to two years to complete.

Posted On 29 Apr 2009

My adventures in the world of undeground fishkeeping

I am what is termed an "aquarist."

It's really just another term for someone who takes care of an aquarium. Nothing more.

The hobby started years ago when my father decided to purchase a 30-gallon tank to fit in the fireplace we never used. He figured...

Kentucky’s carbon footprint – where does it lead?

A climate change has been developing over the last few years that could dramatically affect the life of every Kentuckian. The “climate” is not atmospheric, but political and social — growing sentiment toward reducing the role of coal in electric generation....

Posted On 24 Apr 2009
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Beshear: Enjoy the Kentucky Derby online

It’s that time of year again!
As the Run for the Roses draws nearer, Kentucky is gearing up for its most famous of traditions.

Posted On 24 Apr 2009
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Letters to the Editor for 4-22-09

To the Editor:

Punishment for child abusers, whether it is physical or mental abuse, should be increased. I believe child abusers are getting off too easy. Although most child abusers usually only get either therapy or probation, that doesn't mean their going to...

Posted On 22 Apr 2009
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The Arena scores high marks as a perfect place for basketball

Underline the following sentence and send it to all school officials in the 13th Region. THE  ARENA IS THE PERFECT PLACE FOR THE 13TH REGION TOURNAMENT!

Posted On 22 Apr 2009
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