NEWS


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To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning
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Girls use profits for good

Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

Stable gasoline prices are expected to fuel a slight increase in long trips this Memorial Day weekend.The AAA auto club predicts that 39 million Ameri...

May 27th, 2017 |  


White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president’s chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it “doesn’t reall...

May 27th, 2017 |  


The true meaning of Memorial Day

According to our calendar, the first day of summer is June 21 which is about a month away, but many of us consider the Memorial Day weekend the start ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Bevin: Ky. breaks record for business investments

Bevin: Ky. breaks record for business investments

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky’s economic development campaign has produced nearly $5.8 billion in pledged business investments so far this yea...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Senate acts on Trump pick, promotes judge to appeals court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday filled the first federal appeals court vacancy in more than a year, promoting a trial court judge who i...

May 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Local Sports

Cornett leads Braves in victory over DodgersLed by Hunter Cornett, both at the plate and on the mound, the Braves defeated the Dodgers 18-11 in Tri-CI...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Former HHS star to lead Lady Dragons

Former HHS star to lead Lady Dragons

Harlan High School officials turned to a star from the past in an effort to keep the Lady Dragons’ basketball program at the top of the 13th Reg...

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


Lady Bears rout Middlesboro in finals

Lady Bears rout Middlesboro in finals

MIDDLESBORO — A three-run home run by Hannah Johnson ended the game in the sixth inning as Harlan County walked away with an 11-1 victory over M...

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


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 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Honoring our heroes
The why of wind

The why of wind

We’ve had some pretty blustery weather lately, demonstrating how powerful wind and weather can be. Maybe you haven’t thought about it sinc...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Learn why foil-packet cooking is hot, hot, hot

Learn why foil-packet cooking is hot, hot, hot

(Family Features) As the saying goes, big things come in small packages and that may explain the burgeoning popularity of foil-packet recipes. Minimal...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Taking flight and enjoying the show

Taking flight and enjoying the show

The blue bird fledglings had not taken to wing from their homemade, pole-mounted abode located at the corner of our front yard and Charlie Brown Road ...

May 27th, 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 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 |  


OPINION


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Today in History

Be careful how you build the church

Be careful how you build the church

This passage pictures the building of the church, based upon Paul’s declaration to the local believers in Corinth, “Ye are God’s bui...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Living in the awareness of God’s presence

Living in the awareness of God’s presence

Here is a touching story found in John chapter 12 about a humble servant’s love for her Lord. Verse 3 reads, “Then Mary took a pound of oi...

May 28th, 2017 |  


What about the United States?

What about the United States?

Is the United States in the Bible? More specifically – is the United States in biblical prophecy? These are questions I hear often. If not these...

May 28th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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