NEWS


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County discusses roads
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Man facing drug charges
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Car fire at Three Point
Artist donates sculpture honoring coal miners in Ky.

Artist donates sculpture honoring coal miners in Ky.

Coal miners in Kentucky have been an essential element to American growth and progress. These miners deserve to be honored and memorialized for their ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (AP) — The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and other ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Bevin signs law allowing new drivers’ licensesFRANKFORT (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchas...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Howard gets 10 years in prison

Howard gets 10 years in prison

A Harlan man was recently sentenced in Harlan Circuit Court to 10 years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine.Aaron T. Howard, 23, appeared with...

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


Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2017. There are 283 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 23, 1792, Joseph Ha...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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HCHS defeats Whitley County, McCreary Central

Letcher Central builds a big lead in win at Harlan

Visiting Letcher Central collected 10 hits, building a quick lead with single runs in the first three innings on the way to an 11-3 win Thursday at Ha...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears’ late rally falls short in loss to Clay

After six innings of playing one of the 13th Region favorites to a 1-1 standstill, the Harlan County Lady Bears saw their defense let them down again....

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


Ugly night on defense costs Lady Bears

Ugly night on defense costs Lady Bears

A bad night at the plate and an even worse night in the field added up to the first loss of the season for the Harlan County Lady Bears.Harlan County ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Hounds edge Harlan County in 8 innings

Hounds edge Harlan County in 8 innings

Courtesy runner Tanner Moore scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the eighth inning as Corbin escaped with a 3-2 win Thursday at Harlan County, one...

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


New coach plans aggressive approach

New coach plans aggressive approach

Baseball has always been Cory Estep’s sport, from his days as a player at Cawood High School and Union College and then as an assistant coach at...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The purpose of beauty
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What’s Goin’ On
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What’s Goin’ On

Making the most of that college visit

The campus visit can be an important step in selecting a college or university. Whether the school(s) under consideration are local, or across the cou...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Help protect older adults from financial abuse

Help protect older adults from financial abuse

Financial exploitation costs older Americans billions of dollars per year, according to several sources, including the National Council on Aging. If y...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Classic concertist featured at UVa-Wise

Classic concertist featured at UVa-Wise

Pro-Art Association will present Terry Pazmiño, classic concertist whose repertoire is based on popular urban music, in concert March 25 in UVa-W...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Falls are taking a huge and rising toll on elderly brains

NEW YORK (AP) — Elderly people are suffering concussions and other brain injuries from falls at what appear to be unprecedented rates, according...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Bonnaroo to offer all-night stage for dance, hip-hop artists

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Music fans will have more options to dance the night away at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which is unveiling a...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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God’s acceptable bouquet
Give a hand to good doctors

Give a hand to good doctors

National Doctors Day is March 30, and I am encouraging readers who have doctors whom they respect to take time to send a note to them. Your response m...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Getting ready for this year’s garden planting

Getting ready for this year’s garden planting

At least half a dozen people who read my recent column touting Reimer’s Seed Company have let me know that they have experienced problems with o...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Close loophole on reporting child abuse

Courier-Journal investigative reporter Andrew Wolfson had a simple question for Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad: “Greetings. I am try...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Americans hope for better days

We hope for fewer taxes instead of more taxes. We hope for better fiscal spending and less wasteful spending. It would be nice if the very poor who ar...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Persistent as a winter cough

Persistent as a winter cough

If there’s one thing you can honestly say about Delbert McLain, he’s as persistent as a winter cough. As our chamber of commerce here R...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Sasquatching trend comes to Harlan

Our world is full of mysteries. I don’t think it is possible for us, as humans, to unravel those mysteries or to hold the vast amount of knowled...

March 24th, 2017 |  


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