Test anxiety can be overcome

Warmer temperatures, longer days… all sure signs it’s time for students to face a barrage of testing. From end-of-year subject exams to st...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Be an ‘environmentally friendly’ investor

Be an ‘environmentally friendly’ investor

On April 22, we observe Earth Day, a worldwide event focusing on protecting the environment. As a citizen of this planet, you may want to take part in...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Cub scouts donate to Christ’s Hands

Cub scouts donate to Christ’s Hands

Photo submittedThe Tiger Cub Scouts Pack 149, Den 9 has been working on a program requirement, “Tiger Bites,” recently. As part of the req...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Understanding tick paralysis

Understanding tick paralysis

I recently had a dental procedure and of all the places for the topic of tick paralysis to come up — the dental chair. I always enjoy going to s...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Local essay contest winners announced

Local essay contest winners announced

Andrew Tolliver, a fifth-grade student in Andy Howard’s class at Green Hills Elementary School, won the school essay contest for Grandparent of ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


‘Book tasting’ at Black Mountain

‘Book tasting’ at Black Mountain

Photo submittedStudents at Black Mountain Elementary School in Crystal Blevins second grade class participated in a “Book Tasting” with Kr...

April 18th, 2017 |  


HMS students visit Washington, D.C.

HMS students visit Washington, D.C.

Eighth grade students from Harlan Middle School recently traveled to Washington, D.C. led by Amy King, Harlan Middle School teacher and C.D. Morton, s...

April 18th, 2017 |  


‘Wander the Wilderness’ bus tour scheduled

‘Wander the Wilderness’ bus tour scheduled

BIG STONE GAP, Va. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park is offering a unique opportunity to take a ride through history with on...

April 17th, 2017 |  


HCFB members attend meeting

HCFB members attend meeting

Photo submittedMembers of the Harlan County Farm Bureau recently attended the 2017 Kentucky Farm Bureau District 11 meeting held at Shiloh’s Ste...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Virginia Cave Week – Celebrating Virginia’s Karst Springs

Virginia Cave Week, April 16 through Earth Day, April 22, promotes an understanding of Virginia’s caves and limestone habitats known as karst. T...

April 17th, 2017 |