Jeff Jobe Commentary

Speaking truth to power

By Jeff Jobe jobe@jobeinc.com Monday, I spent a cold afternoon with a nice cross-section of individuals remembering the sacrifices made by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and hope all that attended left feeling as I did. The burdens I carried into the service were heavy and the weight was completely removed. Why would any…

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Coordinating a community plan for growth

By Jeff Jobe jobe@jobeinc.com The end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019 is a time of reflection, a time to take pride in all the great things we have achieved as a nation, state, region, and community. But we must also look ahead and be realistic about the challenges that remain and the opportunities…

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Karma and swimming into 2019

By Jeff Jobe jobe@jobeinc.com As I plan to move into the new year I want to take moment and look back at my accomplishments, and challenges of the previous year. At my age the transgressions I have are from long ago and time has heeled those wounds. This combined with happy and healthy children make…

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The long quiet drives are blessings in the making

By Jeff Jobe jobe@jobeinc.com Nowadays, there are more distractions than any of us could have imagined and for the young adults in our lives it is amazing what they can accomplish. This realization is a necessity for a healthy mind for parents of older teens and young adults. Of course we remember working, homework, studying,…

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Crimes against women must stop

By Jeff Jobe jobe@jobeinc.com   Last week I read a research article that proclaimed women ages 15 to 43 are more likely to be killed or maimed because of male violence than cancer, war, malaria and traffic accidents all combined. Why would a society allow this to continue? The article was an old one sitting…

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Respect for the man in the arena

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com Well, the election is over. And now, as always, the real work of governing begins. Kentucky has a culture of respect and civility, and it is time to call on that tradition to move our state forward. Of course, we all have our special interest or handful of ideological issues that…

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Celebrating a business anniversary!

And breaking the mold in doing it.. By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com The Internet is full of suggestions and ways to celebrate a company anniversary or milestone. I began this year thinking about what I might do to celebrate Jobe Publishing’s 20th year of being in business. It all began back on February 1, 1998. They…

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Yancey; almost forgotten

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com Many of my generation are non-Facebook users and will leave behind a faint electronic footprint. Our childhood and young adult accomplishments will more than likely be ignored because decades of our existence is documented inside hard bound copies of newspapers hidden away in some backroom or dingy closet. I have done…

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