Nola Sizemore

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Bringing an “early Christmas present” to Harlan Fiscal Court, Harlan County Jailer Curt Stallard presented a check in the amount of $100,000 to members of the court at a special called meeting on Monday.
“The inmate commissary account, which is where we sell inmates products such as candy bars and stuff like that — any time

Jail gives $100K back to county

Bringing an “early Christmas present” to Harlan Fiscal Court, Harlan County Jailer Curt Stallard presented a check in the amount of $100,000 to members of the court at a special called meeting on Monday. “The inmate commissary account, which is where we sell inmates products such as candy bars and stuff like that — any time

Ringing in the holidays, the Harlan County Ridge Runners will host their annual “Jingle Bell Ride” Nov. 29 in the Evarts area. President Bill Troutman said the ride will leave from the North Evarts RV Campground between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.
The ride is held each year to “help special children in the area have a good Christmas,&#

'Jingle Bell Ride' helps children

Ringing in the holidays, the Harlan County Ridge Runners will host their annual “Jingle Bell Ride” Nov. 29 in the Evarts area. President Bill Troutman said the ride will leave from the North Evarts RV Campground between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. The ride is held each year to “help special children in the area have a good Christmas,&#

One of the best things about Christmas is seeing the wonder in children's eyes when they see a Christmas scene brightly shining with colored lights.
For an evening of delightful and wondrous Christmas light displays, you can visit the Harlan County Christian School's (HCCS) annual “Christmas Light Display” at the Shriners Fairground in

'Christmas Light Display' kicks off Christmas celebration

One of the best things about Christmas is seeing the wonder in children's eyes when they see a Christmas scene brightly shining with colored lights. For an evening of delightful and wondrous Christmas light displays, you can visit the Harlan County Christian School's (HCCS) annual “Christmas Light Display” at the Shriners Fairground in

Pine Mountain resident Ruby Baker attended a special called meeting of the Harlan Fiscal Court on Monday where she offered to deed property she owns in Dayhoit, on Sutton Drive Spurr, to the county.
“I want to do this because of the culverts down there,” said Baker. “I'm afraid someone might get in there and there would be damage

Baker deeds property in Dayhoit to county

Pine Mountain resident Ruby Baker attended a special called meeting of the Harlan Fiscal Court on Monday where she offered to deed property she owns in Dayhoit, on Sutton Drive Spurr, to the county. “I want to do this because of the culverts down there,” said Baker. “I'm afraid someone might get in there and there would be damage

Clarification

Regarding a Harlan Fiscal Court article that appeared in the Enterprise on Tuesday, Harlan County Judge-Executive Joe Grieshop wanted to clarify a statement he made with respect to the Outdoor Recreation Board refinancing a loan. In a quote from Grieshop which said, “The fiscal court got involved because the recreation board wasn't able to ma

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To bring in the holiday season, a tree lighting ceremony was held at the Village Center Mall in Harlan on Thursday. A tree atop the mall was turned on as Santa arrived on a fire truck.
Giving her wish list to Santa on Thursday was Serenity Brock, 6 of Grays Knob. Hundreds of children waiting in line to s

Village Mall hosts annual 'Tree Lighting'

Photos by Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise To bring in the holiday season, a tree lighting ceremony was held at the Village Center Mall in Harlan on Thursday. A tree atop the mall was turned on as Santa arrived on a fire truck. Giving her wish list to Santa on Thursday was Serenity Brock, 6 of Grays Knob. Hundreds of children waiting in line to s

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Kicking off the holiday season Thursday at the Village Center Mall Anna Noe, 6 of Evarts, is seen dancing with Santa at a display hosted by Jewelcraft.
Enjoying a Christmas display set up in the Village Center Mall during the “Tree Lighting” event held on Thursday was Doniesha Harriston, 10 of

Photos by Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise Kicking off the holiday season Thursday at the Village Center Mall Anna Noe, 6 of Evarts, is seen dancing with Santa at a display hosted by Jewelcraft. Enjoying a Christmas display set up in the Village Center Mall during the “Tree Lighting” event held on Thursday was Doniesha Harriston, 10 of

Ringing in the holidays, the Harlan County Ridge Runners will host their annual “Jingle Bell Ride” Nov. 29 in the Evarts area. President Bill Troutman said the ride will leave from the North Evarts RV Campground between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.
The ride is held each year to “help special children in the area have a good Christmas,&#

'Jingle Bell Ride' helps kids

Ringing in the holidays, the Harlan County Ridge Runners will host their annual “Jingle Bell Ride” Nov. 29 in the Evarts area. President Bill Troutman said the ride will leave from the North Evarts RV Campground between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. The ride is held each year to “help special children in the area have a good Christmas,&#

Accepting a law enforcement position in Lexington, Cpl. William Clogston, a three-year veteran of the Evarts Police Department, was recognized in a letter from Assistant Police Chief Owen Noe and presented with a certificate of appreciation for his work as an officer and member of the community at a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council.
In th

Clogston recognized for his dedication

Accepting a law enforcement position in Lexington, Cpl. William Clogston, a three-year veteran of the Evarts Police Department, was recognized in a letter from Assistant Police Chief Owen Noe and presented with a certificate of appreciation for his work as an officer and member of the community at a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council. In th

A project to repave streets in the city has been delayed until spring because of cold weather, said Harlan Mayor Danny Howard at a meeting of the Harlan City Council on Monday.
“The main reason we didn't want to pave in cold weather is, of course, the weather and the asphalt plant shutting down until spring,” said Howard. “So, we

Chilly weather delays paving

A project to repave streets in the city has been delayed until spring because of cold weather, said Harlan Mayor Danny Howard at a meeting of the Harlan City Council on Monday. “The main reason we didn't want to pave in cold weather is, of course, the weather and the asphalt plant shutting down until spring,” said Howard. “So, we

The city of Evarts will soon receive two new police cruisers after receiving a grant in the amount of $47,120 from the USDA Rural Development. Harlan Fiscal Court will match that grant with $15,455.62.
Mayor Eddie Manning told members of the Evarts City Council on Tuesday that the vehicles have been ordered and they hope to have them in the city w

Evarts to receive new police cruisers

The city of Evarts will soon receive two new police cruisers after receiving a grant in the amount of $47,120 from the USDA Rural Development. Harlan Fiscal Court will match that grant with $15,455.62. Mayor Eddie Manning told members of the Evarts City Council on Tuesday that the vehicles have been ordered and they hope to have them in the city w

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Preparations were made on Wednesday for the annual “tree lighting” at the Village Center Mall, which will begin at dusk Thursday. Live performances will include: Harlan Elementary School Choir, 5:30 p.m.; Taylor Lankford Dancers, 5:45 p.m.; Santa's arrival, 6 p.m.; Harlan County High School Choir, 6:30

Annual mall 'tree lighting' slated

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise Preparations were made on Wednesday for the annual “tree lighting” at the Village Center Mall, which will begin at dusk Thursday. Live performances will include: Harlan Elementary School Choir, 5:30 p.m.; Taylor Lankford Dancers, 5:45 p.m.; Santa's arrival, 6 p.m.; Harlan County High School Choir, 6:30

Hoping to get priority for federal money, Mayor Danny Howard told members of the Harlan City Council, at a recent meeting, he had met with Sandi Curd, program coordinator of the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation's (KHIC) Promise Zone, recently in his office.
He said Curd told him she will be in Williamsburg this week helping those wanting

Harlan looks for federal priority grants

Hoping to get priority for federal money, Mayor Danny Howard told members of the Harlan City Council, at a recent meeting, he had met with Sandi Curd, program coordinator of the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation's (KHIC) Promise Zone, recently in his office. He said Curd told him she will be in Williamsburg this week helping those wanting

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A check in the amount of $250 from the Scotia Employee Association, of Bledsoe, was presented to Sandy Sage, kitchen supervisor at Christ's Hands in Harlan. Presenting the check, but not available for the photo, was Billie Adams, secretary/treasure/pension for the Scotia Employee Association.

Christ's Hands receives donation

Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise A check in the amount of $250 from the Scotia Employee Association, of Bledsoe, was presented to Sandy Sage, kitchen supervisor at Christ's Hands in Harlan. Presenting the check, but not available for the photo, was Billie Adams, secretary/treasure/pension for the Scotia Employee Association.

Looking for ways to help the Harlan County area, Goody's wrapped up their bi-annual “Community Counts” program with a “30 Days of Giving” campaign on Oct. 12.
“This program is done in support of local organizations that make a positive impact,” said store manager Pamela Smith. “The program was successful a

Goody's helps local charity

Looking for ways to help the Harlan County area, Goody's wrapped up their bi-annual “Community Counts” program with a “30 Days of Giving” campaign on Oct. 12. “This program is done in support of local organizations that make a positive impact,” said store manager Pamela Smith. “The program was successful a

Evarts Tourism hosts countywide essay contest

As the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays near, members of the Evarts Tourist Commission (ETC) voted to give students, from across the county, a chance to write an essay, or for the smaller children draw a photo, about what they are thankful for. “This is not just for students in the Clover Fork area, but for students in every school across

Members of the Harlan City Council voted Monday for a property tax increase of 0.3 cents on every $100 of value.
The increase from 0.452 cents to 0.455 cents per $100 means a homeowner with a $95,000 property will pay a total of $2.85 more in property taxes. If a homeowner has property valued at $56,000 they will see a $l.68 increase in their prop

City raises tax rate

Members of the Harlan City Council voted Monday for a property tax increase of 0.3 cents on every $100 of value. The increase from 0.452 cents to 0.455 cents per $100 means a homeowner with a $95,000 property will pay a total of $2.85 more in property taxes. If a homeowner has property valued at $56,000 they will see a $l.68 increase in their prop

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A coat/shoe drive project held by the Harlan Rotary Club (HRC) and Hilltop Ministry (HM) has been deemed a “huge success” by both HRC President Cindy McMurry and HM Director Glen Marlow. Collecting approximately 480 coats and 375 pairs of shoes are, from left, McMurry, Marlow, along with Rotary project

Coat drive a huge success

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise A coat/shoe drive project held by the Harlan Rotary Club (HRC) and Hilltop Ministry (HM) has been deemed a “huge success” by both HRC President Cindy McMurry and HM Director Glen Marlow. Collecting approximately 480 coats and 375 pairs of shoes are, from left, McMurry, Marlow, along with Rotary project

Two fires in the county over the weekend resulted in the loss of property and the lives of several family pets.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday the Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire in the Farmers Mills area near Chevrolet to the home of Darby Bennett.
“When the first firemen arrived on the scene a pool house near the

Fires damage properties

Two fires in the county over the weekend resulted in the loss of property and the lives of several family pets. At approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday the Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire in the Farmers Mills area near Chevrolet to the home of Darby Bennett. “When the first firemen arrived on the scene a pool house near the

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Local artists participated in the Artists' Attic's “Echoes: Creations inspired by famous works of art” exhibit at the Harlan Center on Sunday. Artists' Attic President Elizabeth Lewis, left, is seen talking with Lisa Abraham, of Harlan, who visited the exhibit.
Inspired by famous works of art, local artists did their

Exhibit recreates 'famous works of art'

Photos submitted Local artists participated in the Artists' Attic's “Echoes: Creations inspired by famous works of art” exhibit at the Harlan Center on Sunday. Artists' Attic President Elizabeth Lewis, left, is seen talking with Lisa Abraham, of Harlan, who visited the exhibit. Inspired by famous works of art, local artists did their





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