Not real news: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared wid...

May 19th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Ky.’s jobless rate increases slightly in AprilFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky officials say the state’s unemployment rate rose slightly in...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Friday, May 19, the 139th day of 2017. There are 226 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 19, 1927, the silent mov...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


Man charged with endangering minor

Man charged with endangering minor

A Harlan man is facing a charge of endangering a child after his 2-year-old was allegedly found outside without supervision.Joshua Akeman, 25, was arr...

May 18th, 2017 |  


City discusses housing

The Harlan City Council received news that a Cumberland Valley Housing Authority project is slated to be constructed in Fairview.Mayor Danny Howard in...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Economic development

Economic development

The Harlan Fiscal Court heard an update on economic development in the county during a meeting on Tuesday.Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley cal...

May 18th, 2017 |  


City talks merger

City talks merger

The Benham City Council took up a familiar topic during a recent meeting, hearing a presentation spelling out a feasibility study to be done concernin...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Cracker Barrel settles federal suit over handicapped parking

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has settled a class-action lawsuit brought by a basketball star who claimed handicapped parki...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Harlan native publishes new adventure novel

Harlan native publishes new adventure novel

Harlan native Dr. Richard G. “Dick” Edwards, son of the late J.B. and Lillie Mae Edwards, of Harlan, recently published a new adventure no...

May 18th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

State officials warn of electric shock drowning dangerFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky officials are warning boaters about a danger known as electric s...

May 18th, 2017 |