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Healthy gift ideas for Christmas

Holiday feasting, snacking and partying could add extra weight that is difficult to shed in the new year. Many times around the holidays we give gifts of candies, cookies, pies and other baked goods. While these items could be eaten in moderation, we also have the option of...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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Some reason for concern about Corbin Library Board stuff, but it’s not a scandal

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. Who knew a beautiful, nice little quiet hometown library could have so much drama boiling below the surface? Mercy! Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

A life remembered…continued from last week

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How to cook a country ham

Country ham is a regional delicacy that many of us enjoy but may not know how to properly prepare. Here are some tips and tricks to make country ham the star of your holiday dinner. Country hams may contain mold, which is a result of the curing process. Mold is normal, but it...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016
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Mistletoe: From tree thief to holiday tradition

Once autumn leaves have fallen, mistletoe becomes highly visible on large trees throughout Kentucky. Phoradendron, the scientific name for Kentucky’s most common variety of this parasitic plant, means tree thief. These small leafy plants are commonly found on twigs and branches...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016
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I became a Lion because there’s no better time to start volunteering than right now

It is with great pride that I can now say, “I’m a Lion!” Not the King of the Jungle type. Not an aggressive warrior either. No, instead the kind that wears the yellow vest … synonymous with peace and mercy and betterment of community. I’ve attended meetings of all Corbin’s social...

A life remembered

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Running for office in Corbin was truly a great experience

When I filed to run for Corbin City Commission in January, I knew it was going to put the shackles on my ability to talk about city politics in this column for awhile. Election laws make it pretty well taboo to do so. So, I kept quiet. Now, all bets are off. The voters have...

Going to the Hippodrome (pt. one)

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Let’s talk turkey safety

It is nearly Thanksgiving; and soon delicious, juicy turkeys will take center stage at many of our holiday meals. It is so important that these birds are properly cooked and prepared because we do not want anyone to get sick from a food-borne illness. It does not matter whether...
Posted On 14 Nov 2016
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