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Moving Kentucky elections is an idea I support

With pensions and tax reform and a super-tight budget cycle, among other concerns, there’s one proposal before the Kentucky General Assembly this year that may not be the most exciting thing on the agenda, but I think it’s one of the most important. In her excellent legislative...

I’ve seen lots of positive change in the last 21 years

It’s pretty common that I will hear someone say they feel our area is stagnant. There is no growth or new jobs. Nothing ever changes. There is nothing to do. We are stuck in the mud. I disagree. There have been a lot of significant developments, physical improvements, and...

News Journal staff members receive several awards in Appalachian Photographic Society Amateur Photo Contest

Three of the News Journal staff placed and won awards in the Appalachian Photographic Society Amateur Photo Contest held during NIBROC 2017. Trent Knuckles, publisher of the News Journal, won the Dr. Thomas Barnes Nature Photography Award for a photo of a jellyfish that he took...

Economic reality forced shutdown of Corbin Trolley

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. A few thoughts and observations. • As many of you know, I’m a commissioner for the city of Corbin. The decision to end daily service of the Corbin Trolley was a necessary one. I know there are a few detractors who feel as though it...

Alternatives to traditional news sources worse

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. One of the more troubling developments — from the point of view of a journalist, anyway — has been the rather sudden ramping up of vitriolic hatred and distrust of “the media.” Two newspaper-printing facilities relatively nearby...

Three new Corbin City Commissioners elected

The Corbin City Commission was assured of having two new commissioners and now will have three as Trent Knuckles, David Grigsby Hart and Andrew Pennington finished among the top four Tuesday night along with incumbent Ed Tye. I feel good about it,” Tye said of winning another...

Bunch, Conn, Knuckles speak at chamber of commerce election forum

Members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce heard from both candidates for 82nd District Representative and one candidate for Corbin City Commission during their monthly luncheon, which was held Wednesday at The Corbin Center. 82nd Rep. Regina Bunch, her opponent, Bill...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016
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