NEWS


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Pets of the Week
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Possession arrest

Deadly, legal synthetic drug that can be bought online is linked to an increase in drug overdoses

A deadly but legal synthetic drug is quickly growing in popularity among addicts in the U.S., leading to increased reports of overdose deaths. U-47700...

August 26th, 2016 |  


State News in Brief

Deputies: Dogs die after man feeds them methLONDON (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 40-year-old Laurel County man they say fed methamphetamine...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Possession arrest

Possession arrest

A Harlan man is facing a drug possession charge after police performed a traffic stop and allegedly found pills in his vehicle.Paul Rouse, 24, was arr...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Public safety advisory issued

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Kentucky State Police Post 10 has issued the following public safety advisory.In Har...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Thousands wait as review begins of Ky.’s Medicaid plan

FRANKFORT (AP) — Health insurance for more than 400,000 Kentuckians is at stake as federal officials begin reviewing a plan submitted Wednesday ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Local Sports
Cats, Skins claim wins

Cats, Skins claim wins

A big night from quarterback Demarco Hopkins, who had 328 of Evarts’ 481 total yards, sent the Wildcats to their second win in two games with a ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Playing for ‘Pop’

Playing for ‘Pop’

It’s not been the easiest of offseasons for Harlan senior tackle Bryce Browning, who has discovered at a young age that football can serve as so...

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


A bowl game could be in Cats’ future

A bowl game could be in Cats’ future

It seems like it’s been forever since the football Wildcats have had a winning team.You would have to go back to 2009 to find a winning record f...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


Lady Bears make history

Lady Bears make history

New programs in any sport rarely experience success in their first season, much less their first game, which means the result for the first soccer gam...

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


Jackets down Green Dragons

A big game from Ethan Clem, who ran for 100 yards on 13 carries, was not enough for Harlan to answer the big-play Williamsburg offense as the Jackets ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Local Sports

Grubbs leads Cawood in win over Lady TigersLed by 12 points from Courtney Grubbs, Cawood edged Black Mountain 32-28 on Tuesday at Black Mountain in se...

August 24th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On
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Trophies of grace
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...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Public input sought on Ky.’s deer program

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources encourages deer hunters to participate in a new online survey about deer hunt...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Learn to paddle on the Powell

Learn to paddle on the Powell

The Powell River is a quiet and scenic waterway that is a perfect place to give paddling a try. On Sept. 11, from 2 to 5 p.m., a paddling event with b...

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


Young farmers face new challenges

OWENSBORO (AP) — For young farmers in McLean County, their age in a timeless profession is both an added challenge and an asset.Matt Turner, 29,...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Football team receives donation

Football team receives donation

Photo submittedTri-State Towing recently made a donation of a new air conditioner to the Cumberland Redskins football team. Due to recent vandalism, t...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Lee County Tourism working on trail map

BEATTYVILLE — The Lee County Tourism Commission is currently putting together a strategic trail development and marketing plan to work towards m...

August 25th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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One more meal at Jerry’s

What color is homelessness?

A young man stood on a street corner in St. Paul, Minnesota last Sunday. He was holding up a sign describing his plight, “Homeless, hungry, need...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2016. There are 127 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Aug....

August 26th, 2016 |  


Invest in a young person this year by serving as a mentor

Around the country children of all ages are soaking up the last days of summer, looking, or perhaps not looking forward to the beginning of another sc...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Barren Co. soldier deserves honor

Those who were drafted or volunteered to fight in past and present wars didn’t do so to become a hero. They did it because their country called ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Discussions of trivia

Discussions of trivia

It happened in the checkout lane down at the Soup ‘R’ Market last week. We discussed it thoroughly, of course, and no one knows yet what t...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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