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A few reasons why Whitley Sheriff is wrong about need for Constables

I must respectfully disagree with Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell’s premise that county Constables should be eliminated.

Harrell told Corbin’s Rotary Club last week that the General Assembly erred years ago when they failed to do away with constables.

How long can a newscaster talk without saying anything?

 Many years ago when I was a student at the University of Kentucky, and a student broadcaster, I was broadcasting a UK basketball game when a goal broke.It delayed the game at least 45 minutes. All the while...

Posted On 04 May 2011
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Just another silly day in Whitley County’s courts

My latest reason to lack faith in our local courts unfolded last week.

Letters to the Editor for 4-20-11

New no smoking policy at BRMC is totally unfair

To the Editor:

This letter is in regards to the new no-smoking policy at Baptist Regional Medical Center. No smoking of anybody in the hospital, outside the hospital, not on the grounds at all, not even...

Posted On 20 Apr 2011
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Letters to the Editor for 10-27-10

To the Editor:

This election is the most important one I have seen in my lifetime. At stake are bedrock issues, Capitalism v. Communism; Liberty v. Paternalism; Financial stability v. Financial chaos; Freedom of religion v. Freedom from religion; Job creation v. Job...

Posted On 27 Oct 2010
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The day is coming when the scanners will be silent

I am told there are people out there that actually enjoy listening to all the chatter, annoying tones, static and other horrendous noise that commonly issues forth from your typical police scanner.

Letters to the Editor for 6-30-10

To the people of Whitley County:

As most of you are aware of a special Grand Jury was convened on Friday, June 25, 2010 to investigate allegations of wrong doing by Whitley County sheriff Lawrence Hodge and his department. Most of us, if not all of us knew...

Posted On 02 Jul 2010
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Letters to the Editor 6-2-10

Board of directors president defends Corbin Public Library

To the Editor:


Posted On 02 Jun 2010
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Letters to the Editor 5-12-10


Person who tossed puppy out on highway a coward

To the Editor:

On May 2, 2010, I traveled to McCreary County from North Carolina to visit a sister. 

As I exited off the Williamsburg exit and headed to...

Posted On 13 May 2010
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Letters to the Editor for 4-7-2010

To the Editor:

I’ve had some communication with the Dept. of Corrections (local) about my concerns regarding the Whitley County Detention Center and I wanted to share it with anyone who has had a bad experience with the jail system. The address is on...

Posted On 07 Apr 2010
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