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Daily Bible Thought — April 21

Because Christ is alive, we too shall live.The hour is coming in which all who are in the graves will hear His voice and come forth. — John 5:28-29

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Understanding the meaning of Easter

Growing up as a child I didn’t understand the spiritual significance of Easter, nor did I understand the role of Jesus Christ and how the story of Jesus is the story of Easter. As a child properly understanding how Easter egg hunting, special musical church cantatas and sunrise services all were connected was not exactly easy.

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Watch for the signs

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the most significant event in history. Over the last few weeks Easter has been the topic of this column and I’m sure the subject of many a sermon but what about the significant events of the future?The religious elite of Jesus’ day were looking for the coming of the Messiah, but when He arrived they rejected Him. They should not have been taken by surprise, there were signs. The virgin birth, the trip to and from Egypt, Herod’s ...

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A suffering servant, the life-giving Messiah and an empty tomb: Isaiah 53

The celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ is the center of Christianity. The church is reminded each Lord’s Day, the first day of the week, that it was this day that is the point of demarcation for all humanity. It is the empty tomb that makes it possible to live a life filled with God.The story of the resurrection is found at the end of all four Gospels. However, the story was told long before the event took place. The prophet Isaiah told of the cross event six hun...

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Jenkins shuts out Lady Jackets in district showdown

Middlesboro’s Madison Shields was the more overpowering pitcher on the night with 13 strikeouts, compared to three for Harlan County’s Destinee Jenkins, but it was the Lady Bears’ eighth grader who was the most effective, pitching a one-hitter for her fourth shutout of the season as Harlan County won 5-0 on Friday at Middlesboro.Harlan County (10-4) took control in the race for the 52nd District’s top seed with its third district win in three games....

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Bears salvage one win in Tomahawk Classic

Harlan County salvaged one win out of three games over the weekend at the National Guard Tomahawk Classic at Madison Central HIgh School, defeating Madison Southern 11-7 after falling to Madison Central 9-2 earlier in the day and losing to Lafayette 5-0 on Friday night.Errors and unearned runs continued to be a problem for the Bears, who had four errors against the Eagles, leading to six unearned runs. Freshman lefthander Jared Sizemore overcame the mistakes to earn his sixth win i...

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Dual credit classes expand at HCHS

Harlan County High School students are finding new dual credit options as they register for next year’s classes.“I encourage parents to look at this wonderful opportunity on earning college credits while still in high school. The best part is they can do this at a fraction of the cost of taking the classes while in college,” said Harlan County Schools Superintendent Mike Howard. “Please talk to your children about taking advantage of this and substantially j...

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Daily Bible Thought — April 20

Christ’s resurrection is cause for our celebration.He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. — Matthew 28:6

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Local woman wins Calipari’s slogan contest

Don’t bother Rene Cornette during a University of Kentucky basketball game. Don’t call her house, don’t knock on her door and don’t make any plans for family or other gatherings that you need her to be a part of when a game is scheduled.“I understand I am a fan to the extreme,” she said.Cornette’s love for basketball began at an early age as she grew up playing against her dad, Gary Cobb, at their home in “Around the World&...

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Helping the community

Nola Sizemore|Daily EnterpriseRecruits from the Appalachian ChalleNGe Academy, at Grays Knob, spent the day volunteering their time weed-eating for the city of Lynch. This endeavor is part of their community service training.

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Where the wild things are, again

As a kid growing up in Cumberland, my big decision on Saturdays was whether to go to the Novo Theatre at 20 cents or the Corlee at 15 cents. I never knew what was playing at either (unless it was one of those cliff hangers from the week before), but I knew it would be good: Cartoons, news reels and a western short film starring Tom Mix or Hopalong Cassidy, maybe my favorite, Lash LaRue. In these short films I first learned about ghost towns in the west, areas where the gold and silver mines h...

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Daily Bible Thought — April 19

You can’t boast in Jesus while you’re preoccupied with yourself.We also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 5:11

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Today in History — April 19

By the Associated Press Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 19, 1989, 47 sailors were killed when a gun turret exploded aboard the USS Iowa in the Caribbean. (The Navy initially suspected that a dead crew member, Clayton Hartwig, had deliberately sparked the blast, but later said there was no proof of that.)O...

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Harlan Co. men arrested in Lee, Va.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested two Harlan County men on multiple theft charges.Buddy Duane Hardy, 40, of Cawood, and Derrick Ray Robinson, 28, of Coalgood, were arrested and charged with two counts of shoplifting, three counts of conspiracy and two counts of grand larceny.According to the press release, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call on a shoplifter at the Dollar General Store in Pennington Gap, Va. Officers arrived on scen...

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Disagreement heard on personnel reading water meters

A disagreement between Benham City Councilman Darrell Creech and water plant operator Charles Allison ensued at a recent meeting of the Benham City Council over personnel reading water meters.Creech questioned why two men were now reading water meters when the job only requires one person and in years past only one person had read them.Allison responded that it now requires two people, because the meters are approximately 38 years old, filled with water and/or dirt, and ...

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