NEWS


4:02 pm |    
Tippett receives 5 years
2:23 pm |    
Escaped inmate captured
4:25 pm
Updated: 5:22 pm. |    
Trio faces drug charges
6:17 am |    
Southeast faculty spotlight

Federal judge swats Aetna-Humana insurer combo

A federal judge has rejected health insurer Aetna’s plan to buy rival Humana Inc. for about $34 billion and become a major player in the market ...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Supporters of economic, social justice rally in LouisvilleLOUISVILLE (AP) — Supporters of women’s rights and social justice gathered Satur...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Seminar provides $15K pilot project

PIKEVILLE — Over 75 community leaders gathered in Pikeville for the Connect Your Economy Practical Seminar presented by SOAR and the Kentucky As...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Smith sentenced to 12 years

Smith sentenced to 12 years

A woman was sentenced to 12 years in prison in Harlan Circuit Court on multiple counts including manufacturing methamphetamine.Samantha Smith, 29, of ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Attempted murder arrest

Attempted murder arrest

A Lynch man is facing multiple charges, including attempted murder of a police officer, after allegedly attempting to run over an officer with his veh...

January 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


11:35 am |    
A ‘foul’ fest
11:25 pm
Updated: 4:31 pm. |    
Lady Dragons rout MHS
Defending region champs roll past Harlan

Defending region champs roll past Harlan

LONDON — Hoping to follow a similar plan to success that he used as the Harlan girls coach, Derrick Akal entered his first season in charge of t...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Local Sports

Devils extend win streak by downing Comets, SkinsWallins ran its win streak to seven, winning 54-29 on Thursday at Cumberland and 59-44 on Friday at C...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Green, Gross power HCHS past Red Devils

Green, Gross power HCHS past Red Devils

During a winning streak that reached 15 games on Saturday with a 60-54 win over Russell in the Lady Hawks Hoops Classic at Pike Central, the Harlan Co...

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


Freshmen guards lead South over HHS

Freshmen guards lead South over HHS

LONDON — The talented South Laurel tandem of Amerah Steele and Ally Collett entered the season as very likely the best young backcourt in the 13...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Cats beat Gamecocks to take over first

Cats beat Gamecocks to take over first

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s latest claim to Southeastern Conference supremacy involved overcoming an injury to its catalyst and uneve...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Black Bears rally to avoid upset at Bell

Black Bears rally to avoid upset at Bell

LOG MOUNTAIN — For much of the nine-year history of Harlan County High School, the Bell County gymnasium has often been a house or horrors for H...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


1:33 pm |    
What to taste in 2017
11:59 am |    
What’s Goin’ On

Safety tips for heating your home

As winter gets into full swing, remember fire and carbon monoxide poisoning are real concerns that come with staying warm.According to the National Fi...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


It’s all good: Any exercise cuts risk of death, study finds

Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next d...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Cauliflower is surprisingly versatile

Until pretty recently, there was nothing sexy about cauliflower. Boiled or steamed, it’s bland at best. And if you overcook it, you’d bett...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Tips to keep your family healthy, happy this winter

Tips to keep your family healthy, happy this winter

(StatePoint) With colder weather comes an increase in weather-related illness and health issues. From activity levels to mood, diet and more, seasonal...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


The history of Groundhog Day

The history of Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is really another celebration of the birth of Christ, but few realize it because it has undergone many changes over the centuries. Feb. ...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


12:20 pm |    

Letter to the Editor

12:01 am |    

Today in History

More speech, not less

Social media has inarguably become the Wild, Wild West of communications.But the solution suggested yesterday by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civi...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Trump’s inauguration — ugly American rancor

By the time you read this column the inauguration may be over. Like it not Donald Trump is your president. Even if you claim he is not your president ...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Monday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2017. There are 342 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. ...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Lie detectors can beep at the most inopportune times

Lie detectors can beep at the most inopportune times

You may have heard about the father who bought a lie detector that would make a loud beep whenever somebody told a lie.His son came home one afternoon...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Connecting with God brings spiritual peace

Connecting with God brings spiritual peace

I realize there are many people that are genuinely concerned for our nation. We knew all along that whoever won the election, there would be a large a...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Looking for a church

Have you ever been in the position of looking for a church?People have various reasons for looking for a church. Maybe they have always been church go...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA