News in Brief

Ky. Democrats hire Sanders’ alum as party directorFRANKFORT (AP) — The Kentucky Democratic Party has hired a former team leader of Bernie ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Ky. officials speed up release of paroled prisoners

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky officials say they will release hundreds of inmates ahead of schedule because of dangerous overcrowding at prisons and...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Friday, April 21, the 111th day of 2017. There are 254 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 21, 1967, army offic...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Local women to present lectures on mountain mysteries, foxfires and the Blue People

Local women to present lectures on mountain mysteries, foxfires and the Blue People

When it comes to carrying on local traditions and promoting mountain culture, there are two Harlan County women who have volunteered thousands of hour...

April 20th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Kentucky Derby season draws warnings of human traffickingLOUISVILLE (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general is urging people to pay attention t...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Man indicted on gun charges

Man indicted on gun charges

A Harlan man has been indicted on weapons charges after allegedly being found in possession of a .45 caliber handgun.Philip Osborn, 35, was arrested o...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Smell of smoke at high school

Smell of smoke at high school

Students waited on their buses outside Harlan County High School on Thursday while officials searched for a possible cause of the smell of smoke on th...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Reports of threats, lockdown at Cumberland elementary false

According to a post from the Harlan County Public Schools Facebook page, rumors of an alleged threat at Cumberland Elementary School and the school be...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Martin’s Station, Nature Center open at Wilderness Road State Park

EWING, Va. — Whether you’re a history buff, love nature, or are simply looking for fun and entertainment, Wilderness Road State Park has s...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Thursday, April 20, the 110th day of 2017. There are 255 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On April 20, 1977, the U.S...

April 20th, 2017 |