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As your state senator, I know that our communities face unique challenges. I have always enjoyed working with you to find ways to address our challenges – and am now encouraging you to respond to the 2020 Census to provide an accurate count of our population so that I can be a stronger voice…

Recently, Regina Petrey Bates Bunch Huff posted a picture of my office on her Facebook page depicting my political yard signs for Biden, Carolyn Willis and Matt Anderson. She stated "Let me be clear, if you support Biden, you couldn't possibly support me!!"

Regina Petrey Bates Bunch Huff in a June 4, 2020 news article stated she "is willing to give up her time and work diligently to ensure we have the best opportunities to offer your children...."

I've never had as much hope for this country as I do right now. When George Floyd was taking his last labored breaths under the knee of a callous, indifferent aggressor, a flame was ignited. People I've never seen taking up the cause of social justice before are affirming the inherent dignit…

While watching Governor Beshear's performance during his COVID-19 updates, I was convinced that he would have been the perfect person to play Mr. Rogers in a movie. Alas, that role went to Tom Hanks. But the governor was employing the Mary Poppins strategy, "a spoonful of sugar makes the med…

I just wanted to say how proud I am of our little town. We came together to support our local businesses during the COVID-19 crisis (still are) and we came together in spite of our reputation to honor the memory of George Floyd and to denounce police brutality of our fellow Americans. Being …

It is a great day to be a Corbin Redhound. On May 23rd our community came together in unity to support Corbin seniors as they paraded through town. It was amazing to watch so many students, eager with pride to present themselves to their families, the community, and the world; and the commun…

The United States Postal Service is committed to delivering your mail and packages throughout the current pandemic. We are proud of our role in providing an essential service to every community. The one constant throughout this crisis has been our commitment to fulfilling the vital mission o…

Health insurance companies in America make a staggering $100 billion yearly in profits. The Kentucky Department of Insurance should, in theory, provide a check and balance by keeping the insurance companies half way honest. When a citizen files a complaint with the Department, they do an imp…

My father was a combat medic in the Pacific during World War II. Most of his training was done with the 4th Armored Division before he was split off and assigned to the 706th Tank Battalion in the 77th Infantry Division. During his training, his best buddy was a man named Calvin Gregory from…

In the beginning man was blessed with eternal life. The human body was designed to rejuvenate itself over and over and never die of old age. The first of mankind lived for thousands of years, by my calculation, by the time Adam and Eve was created there were mankind on earth for three thousa…

Two wonderful families in Corbin have opened there hearts to over 60 families with food and toys for Christmas. Josh and Candy Gonzales and Jim Ed and Camille Harris have shown the true meaning of Christmas. This will make so many families Christmas. What a wonderful thing to do to help fami…

The Corbin Lions Club asks for help from the public in delivering food baskets on Christmas Eve (Tuesday, Dec. 24). We begin at 6 a.m. with breakfast at David's Steakhouse, final preparations for deliveries at the Corbin Area Technology (Vocational) Center at 7:30 a.m., and beginning deliver…

The members of the Corbin Lions Club thank you for your support in previous years towards our annual Christmas Basket Program. Without you and others like you, we would not be able to help members of the Corbin community by providing food baskets for Christmas.

Setting students up for success starts with understanding the world around us, and schools are meant to guide the youth to impact our society in positive more efficient ways. I am writing today to spread my ever-growing love and concern for our Earth and schools.

Donald Trump recently stated, "Hate Has No Place," after the El Paso and Daytona shootings. Public shootings are becoming more of a problem every day. They are taking place in churches, concerts, schools, movies, and stores. People are living in fear, and no one feels safe anymore.

Anxiety is a major problem in the world. It affects people every day and alters their mood and life. There's no way to just get rid of any mental health issue instantly. It takes time and energy to keep up with and try to control. While anxiety isn't fun to have, it can get better with the r…

Nicotine is one of the most addictive chemicals in the world, and it is readily available to teens and young adults. Nicotine is addictive and harmful, and it can alter the chemical makeup of one's brain. Most of my family smokes, vapes, or uses tobacco. The use of vapes, cigarettes, and smo…

Katherine Jenkins, mezzo-soprano singer and teacher, once said, "Children should be able to live a life free from bullying and harassment and it is time that we all took a stand against this."

Imagine not given the privilege of attending school, not being able to obtain knowledge and not having clean and sanitary schools. Even though students hate waking up early in the morning and going to school, at the end of the day we are pretty lucky.

In society today there are more and more inexperienced workers that are being hired every day, and workplaces are spending thousands of dollars and many hours to train some of these people.

Imagine having to be somewhere by a particular time, and you're late because traffic is horrific. Traffic is backed up for miles due to the fact that one of the two lanes is shut down. You saw the sign a mile ago telling everyone to merge into the right lane, but everyone just keeps on drivi…

There are many well-known extracurricular activities within our school systems. Whether it be sports, academic-based clubs, or even volunteer work, there are many opportunities for students to be more involved. As much as administration and participating students push these activities, it ha…

One morning I was going to school on Gordon Street from 312 bridge above Laurel Lake. I was about a minute or two into the drive, and then it hits me, Road Construction. I had to turn around and take another road to school, which caused me to be late.

Depression is one of the fastest-growing mental illnesses in America, especially among teenagers. Now, more than ever, teens are engaging in suicidal and dangerous behaviors, constantly putting themselves at risk. Perhaps the hardest part to understand about this epidemic in young adults is …

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