Nola Sizemore|Daily EnterpriseA pileated woodpecker is pictured in Harlan searching for insects to eat in an old tree stump. The pileated woodpecker the largest woodpecker currently in the United States. They are crow-sized and sometimes larger.
FRANKFORT — Local food sources and sustainable food options are of increasing importance to today’s health-conscious consumers.Kentucky offers anglers an abundance of fishable water with some of the best tasting fish nature has to offer, and a good day can provide a bounty for the dinner table and freezer for far less than you’re likely to pay in a supermarket or restaurant.
MARRIAGESThe following applications for marriage licenses have been filed in the office of the Harlan County Clerk.Ariel Daniela Moses, 24, Mount Hope, W.Va., to William Everett Joseph Turner, 25, Mount Hope, W.Va.Sasha Noel Reed, 27, Harlan, to Christopher Anthony Cornett, 31, Harlan.Jessica Noel Bumpus, 18, Baxter, to Joshua Craig, Gadow, 20, Baxter.Dedrea Ella Harrison, 49, Baxter, to Terry Wayne Harrison, 51, Baxter....
Promoting reading in the county, members of the Harlan County Extension Homemaker’s Book Club hosted a “Mad Hatter Tea” at the depot on Wednesday. Members wore their own design of a “Mad Hatter” hat and were treated to a “Mad Hatter” meal, which included items such as mock turtle soup, tarts and a variety of teas. Winner of the best hat was Tina Chugg, of Coldiron.After discussing the book, “Alice in Wonderland,” book club presi...
An old photograph of shoppers in downtown Somerset revived sweet memories of how things used to be. Best we can tell by car models, the photograph was made about 1962.The picture, no doubt taken by the late James Slaughter and made available through the courtesy of Rogers Photography, showed the intersection of East Mt. Vernon and Maple streets. It was particularly interesting because one can look through the windows of the Commonwealth Journal building and see the ...
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about money — both making money and what we do with our money. Money is necessary in today’s world for survival. We are no longer a self-sufficient society where we grow our own food, make our own clothing, and live off the land. Money is necessary for us to get along in this world.
Tigers from Cub Scout Pack 149 vote for best of show in car design.Cub Scout Pack 149 of Harlan held its annual Pinewood Derby recently at Village Center in Harlan. Here, scouts watch anxiously as three of the entries head toward the finish line. Tim Hensley prepares to retrieve the cars after they pass the finish line. Pinewood Derby winners were, from left, front row: Lily Wen Miracle, Bailee Maples, Graeme Miracle, Nathan Slusher an...
Chris Jones|Daily EnterpriseRyan Bennett, enjoying a day off from school, delighted as he fed a group of ringed-billed gulls that had landed Monday afternoon in the parking lot of the Village Center Mall. Several hundred of the fowl touched down in Harlan during their migratory trek.
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