NEWS


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Coat drive slated
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Ky. Spanish Teacher of the Year selected
Ky. Spanish Teacher of the Year selected

Ky. Spanish Teacher of the Year selected

After much reflection and consideration, the Kentucky Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP-KY), in conjunc...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Teleworks USA job fair slated Friday in Harlan

Teleworks USA is set to host simultaneous job fairs in each of the five counties it operates on Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon.Teleworks USA staff in Per...

September 26th, 2016 |  


News in Brief

Pair accused of driving for hours with corpseMT. VERNON (AP) — Two people from Kentucky face abuse of a corpse charges after police say they dro...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Fiscal Court considering property purchase

The Harlan Fiscal Court discussed the possible purchase of the United Central Building, a property on U.S. 119, during a meeting on Tuesday.Harlan Cou...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


County school board formally adopts working budget

A month after setting the local property tax rate at the same level as the previous year, the Harlan County Board of Education formally adopted a work...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 5:11 pm. |    
District win
Lady Bears off to strong start

Lady Bears off to strong start

The Harlan County Lady Bears have found early success in their first season of soccer, taking a 5-1 record into a game Tuesday at home against Knox Ce...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Local Sports

Local Sports

Harlan falls in semifinals of All ‘A’ Classic tourneyHarlan advanced to the semifinals of the middle school All “A” Classic, d...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


HCHS boys take 2nd, girls 3rd at Boyd meet

HCHS boys take 2nd, girls 3rd at Boyd meet

After the Harlan County cross country boys team opened the season last month with a win against one of the state’s top Class 3A squads on their ...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


High school footballFridayHarlan County at Letcher CentralHarlan at Rye Cove, Va.^^^High school volleyballMondayHarlan County at Bell CountyTuesdayLee...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Jaguars hang on for win over Harlan County

Jaguars hang on for win over Harlan County

North Laurel’s defense came up big when it mattered most as the Jaguars answered their first big challenge as the defending District 8 champs wi...

September 24th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On
11:59 pm |    
What’s Goin’ On
Memorial held for beloved librarian, faculty member

Memorial held for beloved librarian, faculty member

On Sept. 13, students, faculty, staff and family gathered to honor and remember Dr. Jonathan “Andy” Busroe who died unexpectedly on Sept. ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Genetic testing an option for family history of breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, making it a good time to consider talking to your primary-care provider about genetic testing if you have a ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


The old custom of shivaree

The old custom of shivaree

I consider myself fortunate to have witnessed a now a forgotten custom called shivaree.When I was around 5 years old and living at East End in Middles...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Photo submittedMeet Hocus! He is a young adult mix dog who is looking for his forever home. He would love an owner who likes to play and run around in...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Make a Chicken Tikka Masala that’s easy, full of flavor

I’m a big fan of saving takeout and delivery food for true cravings, not convenience. Even the healthiest of eaters has a few culinary vices ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Hebrews 1:1-3 — God’s final word

By The Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Sept. 27, the 271st day of 2016. There are 95 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sep...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Credit for pursuing Wells Fargo

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has been getting a lot of notice for her tough questioning of Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, and that’s as it...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Judges must understand: Climate rules are irrational

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear arguments in the litigation over President Barack Obama’s Clean Power P...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Hebrews 1:1-3 — God’s final word

Hebrews 1:1-3 — God’s final word

Humankind often finds itself in search for God, as seen in the life one of Israel’s ancient kings, “Then Zedekiah the king sent, and took ...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


Destiny awaits those who will persevere

Destiny awaits those who will persevere

Have you ever made plans to do something but it did not work out? I’m sure that most of us have. Disappointment is not a stranger, especially to...

September 25th, 2016 |  


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