NEWS


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Enjoy a local rare river
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News in Brief

Ky. Democrats hire Sanders’ alum as party directorFRANKFORT (AP) — The Kentucky Democratic Party has hired a former team leader of Bernie ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Ky. officials speed up release of paroled prisoners

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky officials say they will release hundreds of inmates ahead of schedule because of dangerous overcrowding at prisons and...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Friday, April 21, the 111th day of 2017. There are 254 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 21, 1967, army offic...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Local women to present lectures on mountain mysteries, foxfires and the Blue People

Local women to present lectures on mountain mysteries, foxfires and the Blue People

When it comes to carrying on local traditions and promoting mountain culture, there are two Harlan County women who have volunteered thousands of hour...

April 20th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Kentucky Derby season draws warnings of human traffickingLOUISVILLE (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general is urging people to pay attention t...

April 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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HCHS edges Harlan in district clash
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Jackets headed to state All ‘A’ Classic

Bears limited to 3 hits in loss at Knox Central

Two days after being shut out at Clay County, the Harlan County Black Bears’ offensive woes continued at Knox Central. Harlan County was limited...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Local Sports

Swanner powers Raysto a win over YankeesJonah Swanner hit two home runs and a triple to lead the Rays over the Yankees 9-2 in recent Tri-City Little L...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Local Sports

Local Sports

Yankees open season by winning 3 straightThe Fuelco Yankees opened the Harlan Little League season with three straight victories.Carter Howard and Tri...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


UT running back thriving in new leadership role

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee running backs John Kelly has spent spring practice encouraging and coaching his younger teammates while remind...

April 18th, 2017 updated: April 18th, 2017. |  


Former Kentucky star still bleeds blue

Former Kentucky star still bleeds blue

For many years, Kevin Grevey has worked as a scout for NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers.And the ex-Cat All-American said in a recent interview that he i...

April 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On
Cub scouts donate to Christ’s Hands

Cub scouts donate to Christ’s Hands

Photo submittedThe Tiger Cub Scouts Pack 149, Den 9 has been working on a program requirement, “Tiger Bites,” recently. As part of the req...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Understanding tick paralysis

Understanding tick paralysis

I recently had a dental procedure and of all the places for the topic of tick paralysis to come up — the dental chair. I always enjoy going to s...

April 20th, 2017 |  


What’s Goin’ On

What’s Goin’ On

To place an event in the “What’s Goin’ On” section, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Local essay contest winners announced

Local essay contest winners announced

Andrew Tolliver, a fifth-grade student in Andy Howard’s class at Green Hills Elementary School, won the school essay contest for Grandparent of ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


‘Book tasting’ at Black Mountain

‘Book tasting’ at Black Mountain

Photo submittedStudents at Black Mountain Elementary School in Crystal Blevins second grade class participated in a “Book Tasting” with Kr...

April 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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The eternal wisdom of God

Earth Day, the climate agreement and March for Science

It’s no coincidence that Earth Day, the first anniversary of the signing of the climate agreement and the March for Science are all taking place...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


The price to fish and hunt in Ky.

The price to fish and hunt in Ky.

A friend of mine, who has not yet reached the age to qualify for a senior fishing license, does have an elderly lady relative in possession of said li...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Is there a poem in your pocket?

Is there a poem in your pocket?

As a nation we grapple with a host of issues from fear of nuclear missiles to violent demonstrations, and economic inequalities. Each issue is complex...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Smoke him outta there

Smoke him outta there

My first wife came from a ranching family ‘way back up in the hills of California and had a cousin, Ted, who was a hound dog man.I talked my way...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Growing up prejudice

Growing up prejudice

All of us have probably experienced prejudice on one level or another in our lives if we’ve lived very long. One of the most frequent triggers w...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Almond’s story

Almond’s story

April is Animal Cruelty Prevention Month and to do my part to help raise awareness to just how important this issue is, I will share my story about ho...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 20th, 2017. |  


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