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To heck with nostalgia! TV today is better than it’s ever been

Just the other day, I heard someone actually say the following: “There is absolutely nothing good on TV anymore.” Then, they started to wax nostalgic about the days of “Hee Haw,” “Love Boat,” “Dallas” “The Waltons” and of course, the ultimate, hands down, best go-to show in...

The 1972 Olympic Games will never be forgotten

Kentuckian Kenny Davis was captain of the U.S. Olympic mens’ basketball team in 1972. When the men’s Olympic basketball team takes the court in Rio this month few of its players, and perhaps even fewer of the fans, will remember what took place 44 years ago at the 1972...

U of K Poultry Specialist stresses sanitation in multistate salmonella outbreaks

U of K Poultry Specialist stresses sanitation in multistate salmonella outbreaks Salmonella outbreaks associated with contact with live poultry in backyard flocks that began in early June are now affecting people in 45 states, and Kentucky appears to have the highest number of...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016
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Choosing the right college major

Choosing the right college major If you are headed to college but still not sure what you want to do, you are not alone. Many students are in the same boat. Choosing a major is an important step toward a rewarding career, but many students change majors at least once; many...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016
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Now, which one are you? continued…

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Posted On 03 Aug 2016
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You are the key to making NIBROC better

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. Since the Corbin City Commission banned the NIBROC Festival from Main Street several years ago, you may have noticed it’s a little smaller than it used to be. Fewer vendors. Less room for the carnival. Read this story and more for...

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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Opposition to Corbin’s annexation plan was irrational

Don Estep is Publisher Emeritus of The News Journal. I have never understood why people get so worked up and emotional when the word annexation is brought up. They have more reaction than a bull does to a red cape or a Republican being asked to vote for Hillary. Some people get...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016