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April 23, 2014

Killian right on target with recent editorials

CORBIN — Becky Killian’s editorials published March 15 and 22 (“Numbers are black and white” and “Hate, fear an easy sell for some”) have been right on target.

First, we won’t be able to make progress in our area until we address corrupt things that have been going on not only in Barbourville and Knox County but other counties and cities around us. Leaders elected to serve the people must set high ethical standards.

State auditors carry responsibilities to protect the people from greed and corruption. Our State auditor is performing his duties the way it is necessary for honest government. Thanks so much for editorials like the one Becky wrote March 15. We should all applaud her willingness to speak the candid truth.

Second, her March 22 editorial reminded us that hatred and fear are not the way good people handle the complex issues of life. We may have our disagreements but we must find ways to reach out with respect and live and work together.

These two editorials by Becky Killian are outstanding and we appreciate her willingness to stand up for things that are important and good.

Donnie Witt,       

Williamsburg

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