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Letters

  • LETTER: Some real snow

    I am a subscriber of your newspaper even though I live in Illinois. I enjoy reading your newspaper especially reading about your snowfall.

    I thought you would enjoy hearing about Illinois’ snowfall. We have received 78.8 inches of snow so far.

    Enclosed are photos of our snow. I hope you enjoy them.

    Martha Bianco

    Leland, Ill.

  • LETTER: Support HB 31

    Do we live in a democracy? The dictionary defines a democracy as a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.

    The passage of HB 31 by the House was an indication of democracy at work – a case of private property rights versus corporate interests. This bill prohibits the use of eminent domain by developers of hazardous natural gas liquids pipelines.

  • LETTER: Smell, begone

     In reference to Linda’s Lines, recommending tomato juice to kill skunk smell:

    Heloise says to forget the tomato juice and use or mix one quart bottle of peroxide, one-fourth cup of baking soda and a few drops or tablespoon of dishwashing detergent and wash items with the mix.

    It sure works for my husband. He tried it on our dog.

    Smell begone.

    Maxine French

    Hodgenville

  • Family has adopted 470

    To all who travel Ky. 470 between Magnolia and Buffalo, please stop tossing your beer cans and bottles, cigarette packs, water bottles, fast food boxes, wraps and other trash out your vehicle windows – or let trash fly out the back of your truck.

    Family and friends of Aaron Barnes have adopted a part of this road to keep clean. I don’t know if you knew Aaron but he was a really good person.

    Why do you want to trash the land that Aaron loved?

    Thank you to everyone helping to keep the roadsides clean.

    Linda Miller

  • LETTER: Stop animal abuse

     I am writing about animal abuse.

    Animal abuse has been going on for a while now. A lot of animals have been beaten or neglected. I have no idea why a person wants to do that to animals. I know a way we could stop animal abuse is to start doing background checks every time someone wants to adopt an animal.

    So, people should stop beating and neglecting animals. They have not done anything to you so you have no reason to abuse and neglect animals.

    Alexia Hines

    Magnolia

  • LETTER: Next Century campaign at Campbellsville University

     In looking back over the past two years of the silent phase of our capital campaign, Our Time -This Place:  The Next Century Campaign for Campbellsville University, it is astounding how God has blessed Campbellsville University.

    Because of the generosity of our alumni and friends, we reached our goal of $30 million two and a half months ahead of time. This level of progress has resulted in our record enrollments, new residence halls, new programs, and expanded ministry through Christian higher education.

  • LETTER: Contact legislators about Bluegrass Pipeline

    LETTER: Contact legislators about Bluegrass Pipeline

    I am very concerned about the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline that would transport natural gas liquids through Kentucky. NGLs are not the same as natural gas: they are highly flammable, hazardous liquids remaining after natural gas is extracted from the ground and include benzene, which causes cancer.

  • Honoring Elizabeth Bell: Worthy is She

    Worthy is She
    A poem written by Rev. Aaron L. Moss for Elizabeth Thurman Bell, Black History LaRue County Citizen of the Year.

    She is the worthy one, so wonderful, so gentle and free yet so strong that everyone who models her can do no wrong.
    She is a dependable source of comfort to know. A teacher, encourager but most of all, she is a God sent Mother who wants everyone to grow.
    She brings joy with purpose in mind and is living proof that love is kind.
    She covers everyone with her loving wings and lifts her soft voice to sing.

  • LETTER: Say 'No' to the pipeline

     No to the pipeline

    As distraught landowners along the proposed route for the Bluegrass hazardous liquids Pipeline, we wish to express our dismay upon finding stakes on our property on Sunday, Feb. 16.  On two occasions, we have adamantly told the pipeline reps that we said “No” to the pipeline and did not want them on our property. 

  • LETTER: Company showed heart in time of family's need

     Last Saturday, I attended the funeral of a neighbor: Mrs. Elizabeth Gardner. Now the fact that I attended her funeral is not what this is about. You see, Mrs. Gardner was the mother of two daughters – Brenda and Donna – who work at Nationwide Uniform Corp.

    We noticed that one would work and the other would stay at home and care for their mother – then it would be reversed. Nationwide allowed them to do this.