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Girls use profits for good
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Road dedicated to WWII veteran
Road dedicated to WWII veteran

Road dedicated to WWII veteran

Photo submittedA road dedication was recently held honoring Willard Blake, a 93-year-old World War II veteran from Cumberland. Blake’s stepson, ...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Unemployment rates up in 83 Ky. counties

FRANKFORT — Unemployment rates rose in 83 Kentucky counties between April 2016 and April 2017, fell in 28 and stayed the same in nine counties, ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Friday, May 26, the 146th day of 2017. There are 219 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 26, 1917, a tornado in c...

May 26th, 2017 |  


KET’s Kentucky Life features Lynch

KET’s Kentucky Life features Lynch

KET’s next Kentucky Life spotlights the history and tragic end of the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Northern Kentucky. The program also travels t...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Green Hills school receives big honor

Green Hills school receives big honor

Students, faculty, staff and the administration of Green Hills Elementary School were honored recently after helping the school earn Energy Star statu...

May 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Former HHS star to lead Lady Dragons
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Lady Bears rout Middlesboro in finals
Rain delays district championship game

Rain delays district championship game

After a second rain delay, play was stopped in the 52nd District Tournament championship game on Tuesday at the Harlan High School baseball field.Midd...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Middlesboro halts comeback attempt by Lady Dragons

Middlesboro halts comeback attempt by Lady Dragons

Harlan wasn’t about to go away without a fight during Monday’s district tournament game against Middlesboro. After the Lady Jackets jumped...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


HCHS cruises into district title game

HCHS cruises into district title game

MIDDLESBORO — Prior to their 52nd District Tournament game Monday, Bell County coach Kacy Denny told her players to give her effort against Harl...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Bears rout Pineville in summer opener

Bears rout Pineville in summer opener

Playing for the first time since their 2017 season ended at Rupp Arena, the Harlan County Black Bears opened their summer schedule with a strong showi...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Black Bears find a ‘Will to win’

Black Bears find a ‘Will to win’

Harlan County first baseman Will Scott will carry some bad memories of his junior year of high school for the rest of his life, including the death of...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 22nd, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The why of wind
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...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Keeping enthusiasm for your child’s sports under control

Most children have a pretty level-headed approach to organized sports. When they win, they’re happy and excited. When they lose, they get sad fo...

May 26th, 2017 |  


On ‘529 Day,’ think about college savings plans

On ‘529 Day,’ think about college savings plans

You probably won’t see it on your calendar, but May 29 (5/29) is 529 College Savings Day, or 529 Day for short. This day, named after the 529 pl...

May 26th, 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...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Local veterans receive fidget quilts

Local veterans receive fidget quilts

Photos submittedThe Mountain Trail Auxiliary delivered fidget quilts to veterans at the Tri-Cities Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Harlan Health ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


It’s okay to grieve

It’s okay to grieve

Many of my earliest and fondest childhood memories revolve around my childhood pets. As I traveled though life’s menagerie I had dogs, cats, bir...

May 25th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Battle of the Bulge remembered

Battle of the Bulge remembered

For some, Memorial Day means a day off work, grilled food, ice-cold beer and friends and family. It’s also the day to remember the war dead and ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Saturday, May 27, the 147th day of 2017. There are 218 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 27, 1937, the newly co...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Boyd inmates tending to bigger gardening space good for all involved

The tripling of the size of the garden tended by inmates at the Boyd County Detention Center provides many advantages for the jail, for county governm...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Getting a head start

Getting a head start

Windy Wilson looked through the notions aisle at the store and finally picked out the package of needles he wanted. Big ones. The big ones are easier ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


We can do it

We can do it

Negativity is contagious. It’s like a yawn or a cough in the middle of a crowd. One negative person breeds other negative comments and responses...

May 26th, 2017 |  


As Trump’s base shrinks, what will McConnell do?

As Trump’s base shrinks, what will McConnell do?

Last fall’s election of Donald Trump was a surprise gift to Republicans, especially Sen. Mitch McConnell. It probably kept them from losing thei...

May 25th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA