NEWS


5:21 pm |    
Locals sweep championship
6:46 pm
Updated: 9:06 am. |    
Explosive device found near Horton Street
3:48 pm
Updated: 4:12 pm. |    
Wreck in downtown Harlan
3:29 pm |    
Shop and Share on Saturday
Harlan Haunt Fest coming up

Harlan Haunt Fest coming up

The annual Harlan Haunt Fest is slated for Oct. 15 at the Harlan Center.National radio host Ian Punnett and his new book about a historic Kentucky mys...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Votes favor alcohol sales in Pineville

Votes favor alcohol sales in Pineville

One of the hottest local topics around Bell County has been the “wet/dry” vote in Pineville. The local option election was held on Tuesday...

September 28th, 2016 |  


News in Brief

Unidentified human remains found near where man went missingMILO (AP) — Authorities in eastern Kentucky say human remains have been found in the...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Coat drive slated

Coat drive slated

With cold weather once again looming, Hilltop Ministries is gearing up for their annual winter coat drive with roadblocks scheduled from October throu...

September 27th, 2016 |  


News in Brief

Ky. AP exam scores up amid fewer test takersFRANKFORT (AP) — While Advanced Placement exam scores in Kentucky improved this year, the number of ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


City schools talk preparation

The Harlan Independent School Board heard a presentation during a recent meeting concerning a program designed to help pre-school age children get rea...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


10:47 pm
Updated: 11:01 pm. |    
Dragons, Skins advance to finals
2:17 pm |    
Bears hope to bounce back
Lady Bears defeat Knox Central

Lady Bears defeat Knox Central

The first-year Harlan County soccer team held strong for a 3-1 win over Knox Central on a cool night that was more reminiscent of a Friday night footb...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


Dragons focusing on improvement

Dragons focusing on improvement

Going against an outmanned and winless Rye Cove, Va., team, winning isn’t expected to be a major issue for the Harlan Green Dragons on Friday.Wi...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Wildcats still in position for a good season

Wildcats still in position for a good season

The football Wildcats are now in a survival mode this week after a critical 17-10 victory over South Carolina last Saturday night.The home win over th...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Local Sports

Evarts stays unbeaten with win over TigerettesEvarts ran its record to 12-0 with a 38-12 win Monday at Black Mountain in seventh- and eighth-grade bas...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


District win

District win

Harlan County closed its district schedule as the second seed in the 52nd District Tournament next month by winning 25-17, 25-9 25-16 on Monday at Bel...

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


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. |  


LIFE


11:59 pm |    
What’s Goin’ On
2:29 pm |    
Making a way for others

Fall Forestry and Wildlife Field Tours set

Combining education, networking, sightseeing and good food, the Fall Forestry and Wildlife Field Tours have provided the opportunity to learn about su...

September 29th, 2016 |  


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...

September 29th, 2016 |  


3rd annual Paint the Mall PINK set in Middlesboro

3rd annual Paint the Mall PINK set in Middlesboro

MIDDLESBORO — With October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Middlesboro Mall, Middlesboro ARH Hospital and Air Evac Lifeteam ar...

September 28th, 2016 |  


FSA offers producers free online news service

Farmers in Bell, Clay, Harlan, Knox and Whitley counties now have a more efficient, timely option for receiving important USDA Farm Service Agency (FS...

September 28th, 2016 |  


A fisherman’s tale

A fisherman’s tale

A couple of weeks ago I spent a much needed Sunday with my family at a secluded fishing spot. It was hot and as the sun was beating down on me; I thou...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Want a longer, happier life? Make friends

Women, in general, tend to be more sociable than men and tend to make more and deeper friendships. But for men, developing close friendships with othe...

September 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Inside Harlan Co. government

Inside Harlan Co. government

Fiscal responsibility is something the Harlan County Fiscal Court continues to focus on as your managers of county government. Property owners in Harl...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Thursday, Sept. 29, the 273rd day of 2016. There are 93 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Se...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Constitution Day: What shall we celebrate?

Constitution Day: What shall we celebrate?

I did not celebrate Constitution Day, Sept. 17, primarily because I did not know how to do so. The federal government requires colleges to do somethin...

September 28th, 2016 |  


The success of the voter fraud myth

How does a lie come to be widely taken as the truth?The answer is disturbingly simple: Repeat it over and over again. When faced with facts that contr...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2016. There are 94 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On S...

September 28th, 2016 |  


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