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Clerk turns over record excess fees to fiscal court

Despite COVID-19, 2020 was a busy year for people to buy and sell property, get married, and transfer and license automobiles among many other things that the Whitley County Clerk’s Office oversees. As a result of all these transactions, Whitley County Clerk Carolyn Willis...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021

Yes, 2020 did stink and the New Year has to be better!

Following up on what Mark has written, yes 2020 stunk! To top it off I spent the holidays coughing my head off with bronchitis. Try to find medical help on Christmas Eve. Other than the Emergency room at the hospital you’re out of luck. I came back to the publisher’s desk here at...
Posted On 04 Jan 2021

The Grinch, 2020 both ‘stink, stank, stunk’

There’s a line from the song, “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch,” which pretty well sums up the year that was 2020. “You stink, stank, stunk!” Unless you, a close relative or a close friend had a new baby in 2020 or you hit the Powerball big time, then chances are you HATED 2020....
Posted On 04 Jan 2021

Thank you to the essential workers

With the year 2020 nearly behind us, I wanted to take a few moments this week to say “thank you” to all of the essential workers out there who have helped us get through the difficulties of the past nine months. Of course, this includes all of the medical professionals who have...
Posted On 02 Jan 2021
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Gov. Beshear: Time running out for Kentuckians to receive utility assistance

On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman highlighted an approaching deadline for eligible families to receive assistance to pay overdue utility bills. The $15 million Healthy at Home Utility Assistance Fund helps those who are...
Posted On 10 Dec 2020
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Arena’s 2020 schedule includes, wrestling, bull riding, ‘The Price is Right Live’

The new year will bring multiple events to The Arena in Corbin featuring familiar favorites such as professional wrestling, bull riding and high school basketball, and new shows including comedian Donnie Baker, comic, rapper, and musician Ryan Upchurch, and “The Price is Right...