NEWS


11:48 am |    
Annual tree giveaway held
4:46 pm |    
Severe weather hits county
3:03 pm |    
E-Catch summit successful
6:15 am
Updated: 6:15 am. |    
Enjoy a local rare river
E-Catch summit successful

E-Catch summit successful

The 2017 Second Annual E-Catch (Early Childhood-Community Action Team for Children) Summit at the Bell-Whitley Community Action Center was a major suc...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The CEO of the nation’s biggest public utility said Tuesday that the agency isn’t going to reopen coal-fired...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Woman cites US Supreme Court decisions in bid for release

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Twenty years after the triple killing that left a mother, father and daughter dead in a roadside ditch and their son m...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Ky. broadband project inches forward with lease signing

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky officials have agreed to lease 315 miles of fiber-optic cables from five rural telephone companies as they continue to...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Annual 4-H Safety Day conducted

Annual 4-H Safety Day conducted

Photos submittedThe 17th annual 4-H Safety Day was held April 13 at the Harlan National Guard Armory. Gun safety, ATV safety, water and boating safety...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


10:56 pm
Updated: 12:10 am. |    
Sizemore leads Black Bears past Harlan
2:35 pm
Updated: 4:45 pm. |    
Bianchi headed to Georgetown for track
Several SEC stars will go in Round 1 of baseball draft

Several SEC stars will go in Round 1 of baseball draft

During my early days in the 1960s and 1970s, there wasn’t a lot of media coverage in college baseball. It wasn’t easy to find articles or ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Local Sports

Local Sports

West leads Yankees to victory over BravesTristan West pounded out three hits, including an inside-the-park homer, triple and double, as the Fuelco Yan...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Big 6th inning sends Whitley past Dragons

Big 6th inning sends Whitley past Dragons

A four-run sixth inning carried the Whitley County Colonels to a 6-1 win over the visiting Harlan Green Dragons on Friday in 13th Region baseball acti...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Harlan’s Brock named a Kentucky All-Star

Harlan’s Brock named a Kentucky All-Star

Jordan Brock has added one final achievement to her record-breaking high school basketball career at Harlan High School as she learned Monday that she...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Middle school baseball

Middle school baseball

HarlanTeam members include, from left, front row: Caleb Haynes, Noah Lewis, Evan Browning, John Mark Bryson and Andrew Roark; middle row: Shiloh Turne...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


HCHS girls, Leslie boys win Area 9 meet

HCHS girls, Leslie boys win Area 9 meet

The weather claimed the second half of the Area 9 Track and Field Championships, but the Harlan County boys and girls squads both added hardware to th...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On
7:36 am |    
What’s Goin’ On

Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship available

FRANKFORT — Applications for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship are now available from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEA...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Social Security launches 1st ‘National Social Security Month’

Nancy A. Berryhill, acting commissioner of Social Security, invites everyone to celebrate the first National Social Security Month in April by taking ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


‘Alien Day’ to celebrate movie franchise

‘Alien Day’ to celebrate movie franchise

The Alien franchise is one the most successful and well-known film franchises ever made. April 26 (chosen as a reference to the planet LV426 in which ...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Time to think about termites

Time to think about termites

Springtime, with its warmer temperatures and more abundant rainfall, is typically when many winged termites emerge inside homes and other structures. ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Enjoy a local rare river

Enjoy a local rare river

The Powell River is truly one of our area’s most unique natural areas and one that is greatly underutilized. It offers fantastic scenery, fishin...

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


OPINION


12:01 am |    

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, April 25, the 115th day of 2017. There are 250 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 25, 1507, a world m...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Cancer research is critical to state, nation

The recent announcement that the University of Kentucky was awarded $11.2 million from the National Institutes of Health for research on cancer and it...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Encumbrances come to all

Encumbrances come to all

An encumbrance will often weigh us down or prevent us from going forward.Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbia, Missouri should not receive taxpayer dolla...

April 24th, 2017 |  


The eternal wisdom of God

The eternal wisdom of God

I found the following comments in an article quite interesting, “The production of art and entertainment for commercial reasons is an old story;...

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


Children grow up and make their own choices

Children grow up and make their own choices

How many parents have waited for the day when their child’s eyes would suddenly be opened and like the prodigal they will finally see the truth ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Woman marries more money than she could earn

Woman marries more money than she could earn

A rather awkward bachelor, realizing he would inherit a fortune when his elderly father died, decided he needed to find a wife to share his riches wit...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA