NEWS


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Pet of the Week
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Red Cross training conducted
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Boil-water advisory issued
SKCTC honors Black History Month

SKCTC honors Black History Month

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College held a special event on Feb. 9 on the Cumberland campus to honor Black History Month.Guest speaker,...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Mitch McConnell interrupted as Trump protests continue

COVINGTON (AP) — Two demonstrators interrupted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech before a suit-and-tie crowd Thursday, under...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Beshear warns of Facebook scam

Beshear warns of Facebook scam

FRANKFORT — Attorney General Beshear is warning Kentuckians that a popular web search could result in them becoming a victim of a scam.Reports s...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


By Adam BeamAssociated Press

FRANKFORT (AP) — In Kentucky, where a DUI conviction can only be held against you for 10 years, some state lawmakers want to make sure the court...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bill would make colleges compete for state funding

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky’s public colleges and universities would have to compete against each other for shrinking state tax dollars unde...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Wildcats rally, avenge loss to Florida

Wildcats rally, avenge loss to Florida

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Not satisfied with making perimeter jumpers, Malik Monk drove to the basket to create numerous opportunities at the free t...

February 25th, 2017 |  


HCHS wins cheerleading title

HCHS wins cheerleading title

The Harlan County High School cheerleaders won the 52nd District Tournament cheerleading competition on Saturday. Squad members include, from left, fr...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Kentucky, Florida showdown could decide SEC race

Kentucky, Florida showdown could decide SEC race

Here are a few things to watch in the Southeastern Conference this week:GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 13 Florida at No. 11 Kentucky: The winner of Saturday...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win ‘instant classic’

Lady Bears win ‘instant classic’

When old men talk Harlan County sports a half century from now, someone will tell the story of the year that Harlan County outlasted Harlan 81-72 in t...

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


Sizemore signs to play baseball at Union

Sizemore signs to play baseball at Union

Jared Sizemore has grown up with the Harlan County High School baseball program, both literally and figuratively.As the HCHS baseball team enters its ...

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


Green Dragons end regional drought

Green Dragons end regional drought

As the coach of a program that hadn’t played in the regional tournament since the current seniors were in kindergarten, Derrick Akal found a uni...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Give us this day, our daily tree
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...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Pump Boys and Dinettes on tap March 3

Pump Boys and Dinettes on tap March 3

Troupe America will present Pump Boys and Dinettes on March 3 as part of the W. Campbell Edmonds Memorial Series.Presented by Pro-Art Association, it ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Use your tax refund wisely

Use your tax refund wisely

It’s tax time again – which for many Americans means that a tax refund is on its way. If you’re going to get a refund this year, how...

February 24th, 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...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Easier: More success, less work

Easier: More success, less work

Deer season has been over for a few weeks now, and turkey season is right around the corner. I like how each of these are so different than the other....

February 23rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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House week in review
The things that divide a church

The things that divide a church

Immediately following his opening words of encouragement, Paul begins with the problem of division within the fellowship of the church. The fact that ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Enjoying the abundant life at any age

Enjoying the abundant life at any age

We are all growing older. Thanks a lot, right? I realize that many will think this is not a very optimistic or positive thought, but it is a reality o...

February 26th, 2017 |  


One and done and other issues

One and done and other issues

What do I know about basketball? Not much.What do I love about basketball? Everything.I am before Title IX, so the high school I attended in Toledo ha...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Remembering the playground from yesteryear

Remembering the playground from yesteryear

I need to do one more column on old time school days while it is still fresh on my mind, otherwise I’m apt to forget about it. Since a number of...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2017. There are 309 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Illegal dumps have no place in county, state

Kentucky is a truly beautiful state.We are blessed with beautiful streams, rivers and lakes, pristine forests and thousands of acres of farmland. It c...

February 24th, 2017 |  


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