After battling ice, snow and subzero temperatures for the past two weeks, the National Weather Service (NWS), in Jackson, is now saying we can expect rain, heavy at times, beginning Saturday through Tuesday and possibly into Wednesday, which could...
Additional snowfall hit Harlan on Thursday, leaving more problems for emergency workers. Issues continue with water systems all over the region, with Kentucky Emergency Management doing what they can to get water to the folks that need...
Harlan County residents have been hit with a number of problems in the past two weeks because of the relentless winter weather, not the least of which has been a lack of garbage pickup as the roads have been too dangerous for the trucks to...
For Bell County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Scott Gray, policing was something he always wanted to do. In his case, life took a different path.
Photo courtesy of Joel PhillipsEmployees with Phillips Excavating were busy working on the canopy at the Commissary in downtown Harlan on Thursday. The canopy over the gas pumps collapsed due to the heavy snow and ice this week.
Winter's heavy snowfall has now cost all students in Harlan County Schools their spring break and, as a consequence, a request from Cumberland elementary for a reward trip planned for that time has been declined.
FRANKFORT – The deepest snow since Bill Clinton roamed the White House pounded Kentucky this week, leaving in its wake stranded cars, sore backs from shoveling snow and grumbling citizens.
• Harlan High School Dragon Drama has postponed their presentation of Neil Simon's classic comedy, The Odd Couple, under the direction of Steven Palmer.
Water shortages continuing in eastern Ky.PIKEVILLE (AP) — The Eastern Kentucky Expo Center has been turned into a hub to distribute water to area communities that are still experiencing shortages.
Keeping roads cleared and providing water to residents has been a challenging job for Lynch Mayor John Adams after the city had approximately 22 inches of snow dropped on it over the past 10 days.
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The recent winter storm that has covered the county in several inches of snow will likely continue to impact the area even after the snowfall stops. Once the snow begins to melt, the resulting runoff water will make flooding a...
Mike Thomas had no idea his little joke in the midst of a snowstorm would bring international attention to Harlan.
Councilman Clark Cusick has resigned his seat from the Evarts City Council in a letter he submitted to the mayor and council dated Jan. 21.
Like many other buildings in the county, the Harlan Baptist Church has suffered damages to their building as a result of recent snow and ice storms.
For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to keep them away from peanut-based foods. Now a major study suggests that is exactly the wrong thing to do.
FRANKFORT (AP) — An effort to let local voters temporarily raise sales taxes where they live to pay for big-ticket construction projects could be in trouble in the Republican-controlled state Senate.
FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced that a special enrollment period will begin March and continue through April 30 to give those Kentuckians unaware of possible tax penalties more time to sign up.
Telephone deregulation bill passes Kentucky House
The city of Cumberland has been without water since Friday reportedly due to a clogged water intake, a situation that only adds to the current state of emergency already in effect because of heavy snow and extreme low temperatures. However, there may...
Photo courtesy of Deanie RigneyThe National Guard assisted Harlan Health and Rehabilitation by bringing an employee to work recently.Photos courtesy of Jeff Phillips
The recent winter weather has been responsible for huge amount of damage and problems around the county, not the least of which involves water system issues. However, according to Harlan Municipal Water Works (HMWW) Superintendent Otis Lewis, HMWW has...
Going above and beyond his duties as mayor of Evarts, Eddie Manning has worked hand-in-hand with his maintenance crew clearing streets, distributing food baskets and making sure those who need help are receiving it.