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


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HCHS wins cheerleading title
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. |  


Storen hopes to win closer job with Reds

Storen hopes to win closer job with Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Drew Storen is comfortable with his catcher, and that’s important for a former closer who is trying to earn the rol...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Adebayo’s double-double lifts Cats to win

Adebayo’s double-double lifts Cats to win

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kentucky’s coaching staff challenged forward Bam Adebayo this week, criticizing his foul trouble and “cautious&...

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


Bears get defensive in rout of Jackets

Bears get defensive in rout of Jackets

A dominating first half was more than enough to send the Harlan County Black Bears to the 52nd District Tournament finals.Harlan County (27-3) tied a ...

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


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On
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: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; 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 |  


Surviving a broken heart

Yes, Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but perhaps it wasn’t a happy holiday for you. Love may be wonderful, but not every relationship i...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


When teens start driving

When teens start driving

Remember when you were a teen and couldn’t wait to get your driver’s license? All you could think about was getting behind the wheel, cran...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


What’s Goin’ On

What’s Goin’ On

To place an event in the “What’s Goin’ On” section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Today in History

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 |  


How will you be remembered?

How will you be remembered?

Coming from a huge family is a wonderful thing. Even when the members don’t live close together and don’t get to spend a lot of time toget...

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


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2017. There are 310 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Secretary Chao will pave the way for Ky.’s transportation system

Very few functions of government are more critical than building roads and bridges. As the new vice chair of the Kentucky House Transportation Committ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Smoking prevention in Ky.

Thumbs down to Kentucky receiving failing grades for its smoking prevention program spending.Smoking causes an estimated $1.92 billion in annual healt...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Thursday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2017. There are 311 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA