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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The “I Believe in Santa Claus Christmas Parade” is set to return to the streets of Barbourville this December. The annual holiday staple of Barbourville is returning after a COVID-19 hiatus last year. The event will be held on Saturday, December 4 beginning at 6 p.m.


We are living in a changing time that allows less time for caring. Many children today will never know the close family and caring neighbors as I write about from the lane. 


Growing up most of us will admit, we didn’t appreciate what family we had during the holidays. Whether it was the obnoxious cousin that brags about everything ten fold or a freeloading uncle, however you felt about them, they were still your family. There was always a house full and plenty g…

I value my freedom living in this beautiful country where we can walk the streets and not be afraid to speak our mind. To have the privilege to choose our religion and worship the way we choose. Can you imagine not being able to go to the church of your choice? Or having to watch every word …


My birthday is quickly approaching, and I'm feeling it this year. If your are between the ages of 35 and 45, chances are, you celebrated a Birthday at Druthers or Hardees. Both were restaurants that once thrived here in Barbourville. I remember having a few birthday parties there as well as …