Disturbing trend of hyperbole in media, politics
There is a disturbing trend of absolute hyperbole on the part of news media and political speakers. What I’m talking about is the immediate use of top shelf words like “dictator,” “fascist,” “communist,” and this really has to stop.
Racism on the Web is disturbing
I spend a lot of time reading and participating in comments on Yahoo news stories. What I find most disturbing of late are all the racist and hate-filled comments.
Dudes & Dolls celebrate 50th Anniversary
The Dudes & Dolls Square Dance Club hosted a celebration to commemorate its 50th Anniversary Saturday.
Goodwill asks community to donate goods
Corbin and Barbourville’s Goodwill centers are asking for the community’s help in supplementing their flow of donated items.
Laurel Community Lions establish ‘We Serve Scholarship’
The Laurel Community Lions Club is excited to announce the establishment of our first “We Serve Scholarship” for this year’s Laurel County graduating seniors.
Fans do not drive ‘one-and-done’ rule
The article written by Chris Parsons titled “Wildcats need to look forward instead of up” makes a statement that infers that Kentucky fans enjoy seeing their players jump to the NBA after one season.
Program gives thanks for run/walk success
The staff of the Victims Services Program at Cumberland River Comprehensive Care would like to thank everyone who made our Second Annual Tri-County Conquer 5K Run/Walk a success.
Who was the writer of the NIBROC letter?
Both local newspapers had letters to the Editor attributed to the “Southern Kentucky Chamber Of Commerce Board Of Directors.” I immediately remembered Abbot and Costello’s famous question in their 1942 Movie, “Who done it?”
March is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
How many times have you have turned on the television, logged on to the internet, picked up the newspaper, or turned on the radio to learn there has been another incident of sexual violence in your community? How many people do you know and love who have been affected either directly or indirectly by just one incident of sexual violence?
Addressing concerns about NIBROC changes
The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce would like to take this opportunity to address some of your concerns regarding recent announcements about changes to the NIBROC Festival.
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