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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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Thank you to all who helped with Corbin Christmas events

(Letter to the Editor By Trevor Sherman, Corbin) To the Editor: I wanted to give a big shout out this week to everyone who has helped make recent Christmas-related events possible in the City of Corbin. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, things have looked and felt much...
Posted On 22 Dec 2020
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Corbin Tourism thanks its Christmas Parade participants

(Letter to the Editor By Maggy Kriebel, Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission Director) To the Editor: The Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission would like to express its sincerest appreciation to everyone who was involved, and participated in the 2020 Corbin Christmas...
Posted On 17 Dec 2020
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Veteran warns readers to be leary of people asking for money

(Editor’s Note: This is a reprint of a letter to the editor, which was written by Jack Sellards in 2006. He asked that we run it again as it is as appropriate now as it was 14 years ago.) Dear Editor, More and more solicitors are appearing at Wal-Mart and supermarkets that are...
Posted On 15 Dec 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘America’s Lack of Faith’

(Letter to the Editor By Jerry White, Corbin) I am just one man, in one county, in one state. But I think I represent the feelings of more than 70 million Americans when I say America lacks faith. No, this is not about religion, though one could write about that as well. We lack...
Posted On 01 Dec 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Christmas food basket applications’

The Corbin Lions Club is now accepting applications for Christmas food baskets. To receive a food basket, a family must live within eight miles of Corbin City Hall for pick-up and within four miles of Corbin City Hall for delivery. Unlike previous years, we will not conduct...
Posted On 24 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Race organizers say thank you’

On behalf of the Colonel Sanders Half Marathon Planning Committee, we would like to acknowledge both the sponsors and participants of the Inaugural Colonel Sanders Half Marathon. On November 14, 2020 199 attended and finished the race. 35 percent of the runners were from out of...
Posted On 24 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Half Marathon was a perfect success’

This Saturday, November 14, I was so proud to call myself a Corbinite! The inaugural Colonel Sanders half marathon was absolutely a perfect success. They even got the weather right. Significant kudos to Maggy Kriebel and her outstanding planning team. A million thanks to all the...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘The Chairperson of the House Education Committee’

(Letter to the Editor By David O. Smith, Corbin, KY) The Kentucky Legislature will be commencing its annual session in January 2021. Our State Republican Representative, Regina Huff, will be serving as the Chairperson of the House Education Committee. The citizens of her District...
Posted On 17 Nov 2020
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Letter to the Editor: ‘Thank you from the US 25 Yard Sale’

(Letter to the Editor By Randy Coffey, Berea, KY) Events like the US 25 Yard Sale don’t have coffers full of money. Most don’t have any funding at all, as they are organized by volunteers. We owe many folks in each community a big “Thank You” for each event held. Thanks goes out...
Posted On 10 Nov 2020
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