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January 6, 2011

Everybody Rides

Corbin cafeteria workers sponsor Bicycle Giveaway

CORBIN — Each Corbin Middle School student got a free sweatshirt in the fourth annual Bicycle Giveaway Wednesday sponsored by the cafeteria workers. Bobbie Phillips, who heads the project, said about $5,800 was raised from the community and local merchants. Twenty-two lucky winners received a bike. Ten iPod Shuffles were also given out, along with 30 Walmart gift cards worth $10 apiece. Phillips said she looks forward to this yearly project, “I love these kids better than anything. They just make my day.” The students also enjoyed a belated Christmas dinner. The giveaway

usually takes place before the winter break, but school cancellations due to bad weather caused the delay.

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Sculptors Brad Connell and Amanda Matthews check to make sure the legacy plaque is straight and perfectly in place. The two traveled Wednesday from Lexington to bring five plaques they made down to their final home — Sanders Park in Corbin. The five are the first of the initial 24 that will be put in the park by the non-profit organization, the Friends of Colonel Sanders.

  • Made to honor

    While lunch hour traffic on Main Street headed north Wednesday, Amanda Matthews and Brad Connell were putting the final touches on their latest work of art.
    Inside Sanders Park — a place where visitors and local residents alike can stop to rest, as well as to honor the Corbin man who brought Kentucky Fried Chicken to the world — five large plaques had just been installed.

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  • 0731 Brad Connell & Amanda Matthews at Sanders Park FOR WEB.jpg Made to honor

    While lunch hour traffic on Main Street headed north Wednesday, Amanda Matthews and Brad Connell were putting the final touches on their latest work of art.
    Inside Sanders Park — a place where visitors and local residents alike can stop to rest, as well as to honor the Corbin man who brought Kentucky Fried Chicken to the world — five large plaques had just been installed.

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