NEWS


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Pension system’s woes could be worse than previously thought

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s public pension system, which officially faces an $18.1 billion unfunded liability, might be in worse shap...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Drivers see higher premiums after not-at-fault crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most drivers don’t expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn’t thei...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Beshear, AARP partnering to prevent scams

Beshear, AARP partnering to prevent scams

FRANKFORT — Attorney General Andy Beshear joined AARP of Kentucky and members of the faith-based community Friday to launch a partnership to pro...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Bible classes possible in Ky. public schools

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Kentucky high school students read the line “‘twere well it were done quickly” in Shakespeare’...

February 17th, 2017 |  


HES receives banner at luncheon

HES receives banner at luncheon

Harlan Elementary School was recently awarded several banners, including a School of Distinction banner.The banner was presented during a Southeast/So...

February 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Brock leads Lady Dragons past Corbin
Brock set new standard for girls hoops

Brock set new standard for girls hoops

To say basketball is a passion would be an understatement for Harlan High School senior Jordan Brock. It is a way of life — her life.Brock began...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Unlike the 2015-16 campaign which saw Mychal Mulder play in a very limited role at Kentucky with a total of 90 minutes in the Tyler Ulis-led backcourt...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Spurlock plays key role in Bears’ success

Spurlock plays key role in Bears’ success

Basketball, for standout players such as Harlan County senior guard Treyce Spurlock, is a year-round commitment.Beginning with the high school season ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


13th Region: District tourney schedules are set

13th Region: District tourney schedules are set

Girls52nd Districtat HarlanMonday6:00 - Harlan County vs Middlesboro7:30 - Harlan vs Bell CountyThursday7:00 - Finals^^^51st District at Barbourville ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Wildcats gain revenge, rout Tennessee

Wildcats gain revenge, rout Tennessee

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Showing long-range accuracy wasn’t enough for Kentucky guard Malik Monk, who made an even bigger impression going up...

February 15th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Insects are invading homes
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The art of making gorp
Insects are invading homes

Insects are invading homes

Before too long, those outside temperatures will begin to warm, and it will be shortly followed by Asian lady beetles, brown marmorated stink bugs, an...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Celebrate Mardi Gras by eating like a local

Celebrate Mardi Gras by eating like a local

NEW ORLEANS— In New Orleans, Mardi Gras isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon … of eating. Parade-route fried chicken, steaming pots...

February 18th, 2017 |  


What’s Goin’ On

What’s Goin’ On

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

February 17th, 2017 |  


What’s smarter — paying off debts or investing?

What’s smarter — paying off debts or investing?

If you’re just starting out in your career, you will need to be prepared to face some financial challenges along the way – but here’...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — You can still pass “Go” and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won’t be able to do it...

February 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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State Senate week in review
Holiday or all the days?

Holiday or all the days?

Have you ever wondered if we had no holidays would people be in debt? I know that is an exaggeration; however, just think about the money we spend on ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


The ultimate lunch swap

The ultimate lunch swap

Regular readers on this column know that I have been on a school days kick rather frequently since the first of the year. And, in fact, I originally i...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2017. There are 316 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Being the official town dog isn’t easy

Being the official town dog isn’t easy

I don’t mind Boots. He just curls up quietly against my belly and stays put. But sleeping with Desdemona can be a bit unnerving. She snores. Som...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Bevin must sell taxes; Ky. needs money

During his State of the Commonwealth address, Gov. Matt Bevin proclaimed the need to increase tax revenues to pay down the looming pension crisis. Bev...

February 17th, 2017 |  


In a split second

In a split second

This week, a close friend in Northern Kentucky was involved in a brutal car accident. She was minding her own business on her way to work in the after...

February 16th, 2017 |  


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