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Letters

  • Chamber thanks golf sponsors

    I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all the hole sponsors, corporate sponsors, and to those who donated items for our goody bags.

    Without these people the Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Scramble would not be a huge success. Thanks to the following: Greg's Furniture, Burkholder Insurance, Lyon-DeWitt, P.C. Clark, Magnolia Alley, Team Taylor County, Lee's Famous Recipe, Q-104, Smith-Altman Ins. H & W Sport Shop, Creek Side Restaurant,

  • Reader still suports Postal Service

    Sept. 7, I mailed a $62 check to our local post office, with a pretty Forever stamp on the envelope, for the renewal of my P.O. Box I've had for some 30 years.

    No matter if they cut Saturday delivery, my P.O. Box will have my mail.

    I'm sticking with a business I learned to depend upon 70 years ago, USPS!

    Anne Fraim

    Campbellsville

  • Volleyball thanks

    Taylor County High School Volleyball Boosters would like to thank everyone who participated in our corn hole tournament on Aug. 27. We would also like to congratulate our first place winners, Larry Gadberry and Junior McDonald, and our second place winners, Mike Squires and Matt Sanders.

    We would especially like to thank them for donating their winnings back to the TCHS Volleyball team. Your kindness and support is greatly appreciated.

    TCHS Volleyball Team

    TCHS Volleyball Boosters

  • Citizenship award thanks

    To Wanda Washington, Eddie Rogers and all involved with Greater Campbellsville United, thank you for the Citizenship award bestowed upon me last Friday, Sept. 2 during the "Music on the Courthouse Square" event. It was truly a big surprise.

    Now I know why my wife Trina just about had a spaz attack when I told her that my doctor had advised me to stay at home. I am so glad that I came.

  • Repeal free trade agreements

    The jobless situation that has been the spotlight in the news led me to voicing my concerns to Senator Mitch McConnell.

    I'm deeply concerned about the jobless situation. As a small business owner, I share the suffering of the effects of jobs going overseas. You voted for CAFTA and NAFTA. I share the belief with most other people that these free trade agreements are the central reason why jobs are extremely scarce.

  • Child abuse in your county

    Chances are there's a child being abused or neglected within a few miles of you today. Child abuse knows no economic, geographic or social barriers. It can happen in virtually any neighborhood, in any community and in any county in the state.

    Abuse and neglect results in shattered lives, ruined childhoods, broken families and sometimes even death. In fact, a recent study revealed that the state of Kentucky led the nation in the number of deaths stemming from child abuse and neglect.

  • Tourism thanks

    The Taylor County Tourist Commission and Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce would like to sincerely thank all 44 volunteers for their participation in the Taylor County booth at the Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 18-28.

    "The Heart of it All - Taylor County" archway really made the booth stand out from the rest of the displays in the Pride of the Counties exhibit area.

    A big "thank you" goes to Cox Interior, Douglas Cabinetry, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and Bud Mirus for all their hard work on this beautiful archway.

  • Kiwanis thanks

    On behalf of the family of Doug Mullins and the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club, we would like to say thank you to those of you who worked, played or sponsored a hole for our second annual Doug Mullins Memorial/Kiwanis Golf Scramble.

  • Letter: Not much has changed

    We interrupt this programming to bring you reality:

    We are being lied to, stolen from and violated. Not by any dictator or villain, but by our own elected officials. After hearing an economist speak over the weekend, it's hard to be optimistic about our fiscal future. The majority of Americans are clueless and apathetic to say the least - because the television isn't telling the whole truth.

  • Letter: Government officials must make a difference

    A few days ago, President Obama told an audience at the Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa, "There are some boneheaded things the government is doing that need to be fixed."

    I definitely agree with that and I think a lot of the Central Kentucky News-Journal readers can agree with that as well. And he went on to say "Government can make a difference." I think we can also agree with that, provided those in government who CAN make a difference, WILL.