Letters to the Editor

Parody of the Judge Kavanaugh Supreme Court procedures

Recently our baseball league finished the season with a 4 to 4 tie between the Deplorables and the Swamp Rats. Game 8 was planned, teams were investigated to insure they met the provisions of the league and finally the game was played, over a several weeks period. At the end of the game, the Deplorables…

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It’s us who should thank you for 20 years

Mr. Jobe I read your column a few weeks back regarding your hopes of “simply being remembered as a man trying to do his best”. I hadn’t met you so I decided to come to the beautiful, yes beautiful plaza theater yesterday for the showing of the movie Rocky Horror Picture Show in hope of…

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Keep Jailer Tracy Bellamy

To the Editor: I want to tell you a few things about our Barren County Jailer, Tracy Bellamy. Tracy has worked for the citizens of Barren County since 1999. He began his career as an entry-level Deputy Jailer at the Barren County Detention Center. He quickly progressed to various Supervisor/Trainer positions. Tracy was promoted to…

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Dwayne Hatcher for Cave City Mayor

Dear Editor: It is always satisfying to write about a positive and hopeful future for Cave City. Cave City has always captivated me and I believe this is a good year to look forward. Dwyane Hatcher has been the voice of the citizen’s for the past six years. He has mobilized the talent of Cave…

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BRANSTETTER PARK HOMECOMING COMMITTEE

Dear Editor: Our thanks and appreciation is sent out to everyone who helped make the 2018 Branstetter Park Festival and 92nd Annual Homecoming a great success again this year. We are grateful to all those who contributed monetary donations, to the ladies of our community for their baked items, to the craftsmen, and all those…

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Fair and accurate Doyle Brothers commentary

Jeff, I thought your editorial on ‘the Doyle brothers’ was fair and accurate and very well presented. It needed to be done. Ever since I anchored the news on WBKO-TV starting in the early 1970’s, I have digested a lot of Edmonson County news and politics. As you probably know, the office of sheriff there…

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Saving a child is worth ruffling feathers

Mr. Jobe, Your article written in the Edmonson News about the child accused of “hit list” is a breath of fresh air for any parent who has had a child bullied. I spoke Sunday at church and used your article. It isn’t the first I have used but this one really resonated. Every single person…

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Letter to the Editor: Response to News versus Ethics

Dear Mr. Jobe, I’m sure this won’t make it into the paper, but I felt like I must write it anyway. This is in response to the “News versus ethics” story you ran last week”. My first response is, please cancel my subscription, and remove our name from your mailing list. I no longer have…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Infrastructure investment of great importance

TO THE EDITOR: As a Monroe Co. native and construction professional employing approximately 120 workers in this region who has worked on numerous state & municipal highway construction projects over the past 30+ years, I want to share a few thoughts about the importance of additional investment in transportation infrastructure to keep our traveling public…

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