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The following individuals were recently lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center:• Veronica Boggs, 49, of Cumberland, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs;• Robert E. Brock, 47, of Cranks, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and failure to appear;• Lonnie Collins Jr., 39, of Baxter, contempt of court;• Sarette Nicole Fugate, 28, of Wallins, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) under $500, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and non-payment of fines;• Donnie Gene Gilbert, 50, of Baxter, non-payment of fines;


‘Zombie Walk’ set for Saturday

Evarts is moving ahead with plans for their first annual “Zombie Walk” to be held on Saturday at 5 p.m.During a meeting of the Evarts Tourist Commission on Monday, members voted to offer prizes to the best dressed in four different categories during the event.“Walkers of all ages are welcomed,” said clerk Kristi Lamb. “Walkers will need to register before the parade begins. Registration will be between 4 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. You must register ...

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News in Brief

Increased wrecks occur during deer breeding seasonFRANKFORT (AP) — This is the main breeding season for whitetail deer, and Kentucky officials say the last three months of the year is responsible for about half of the wrecks involving deer.The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources Department’s Gabe Jenkins says drivers should take into consideration the time of day and surroundings as they travel. He says deer are most active around dawn and d...

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Proclamation signed for retired teachers

FRANKFORT — This week, Kentucky honors the retired teachers. Rep. Rick Nelson joined Gov. Steve Beshear to officially proclaim Kentucky Retired Teachers Appreciation Week by signing House Joint Resolution 19 (HVR 19) into law.Nelson, a sponsor of this legislation, encourages all Kentuckians to recognize the impact of our former educators and thank them for their service.“Kentuckians everywhere owe an incredible debt to all our former teachers, school administ...

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Man jailed after bond is revoked

A man’s failure to comply with the conditions of his bond resulted in a trip back to jail with a higher bond in Harlan Circuit Court on Monday.Jonathan Howard, 23, of Tazewell, Tenn., appeared in front of Special Judge Daniel Ballou for arraignment on charges including burglary.According to the Harlan County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, Howard was in court on Monday for arraignment on a 2013 indictment for third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking and ...

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Nobel Peace Prize winners must light way to end fighting

The Nobel Peace Prizes recently awarded to a 17-year-old Pakistani girl and an Indian man should inspire the leaders of their countries to end their decades-long, dangerous struggle over Kashmir.The time to find a peaceful future for Kashmir is now.Violence between Pakistan and India along the disputed Kashmiri border has escalated lately into the worst fighting between the nuclear-armed countries in more than a decade, causing U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to say h...

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Property Transfers

The following property transfers were recorded in the Harlan County Clerk’s Office:• Derrick Anthony Saylor and Megan Nicole Saylor to Derrick Anthony Saylor and Megan Nicole Saylor a parcel or tract of land in Harlan County;• Mary Pennington to Jennifer Pennington a parcel or tract of land in Harlan County;• Vera M. Baldwin and Bill Jack Baldwin Jr. to Meridzo Center Ministries, Inc. a tract or parcel of land in Harlan...

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The courts verses the elected majority on same-sex marriage

A frequently asked question is how can a non-elected judge undo the elected will of the majority of the people on same-sex marriage? “What value is my vote?” they protest. In state after state the Defense of Marriage Act defining marriage as between a man and a woman was passed — even in liberal bastions like California. Likewise, in state after state, since passage, non-elected federal appellate judges have ruled same-sex marriage to be constitutional, reversing the will of...

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Kentuckians invited to ‘Stand At The Cross’

CARYVILLE, Tenn – Residents of southern and eastern Kentucky are invited to participate in a unique and massive prayer walk on Nov. 8.Sponsored by the Stand in the Gap Coalition (SIGCO) – whose mission is similar to the anti-drug organization Operation UNITE in Kentucky’s Fifth Congressional District – the “Stand At The Cross” prayer walk will take place at noon just off I-75 exit 141 near Caryville, Tenn. This is where one of Jim Potter’s ...

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Annual bike ride to the summit held

The second annual Black Mountain Madness Ride to the Kentucky Summit took place on Oct. 4 in Cumberland. Over 30 cyclists participated with four states represented — Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio and riders from all over Kentucky.Bringing visitors through beautiful fall scenery, this year included a beginners 12-mile route, intermediate 35-mile route, experienced 70-mile route and the newly added extreme 80-mile route.Fifteen cyclists undertook the extreme route, 14 ro...

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Today in History

By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 21, 1944, during World War II, U.S. troops captured the German city of Aachen (AH’-kuhn).On this date:In 1797, the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, also known as “Old Ironsides,” was christened in Boston’s harbor....

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What’s Goin’ On

To place an event in the “What’s Goin’ On” section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee’s). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If received in time, it will be published one or two days before the event. Announcements are also available to view at www.harlandaily.com. For ...

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Police arrest 2 for drugs

A Closplint man is facing drug charges after police received a complaint he was selling marijuana.Johnny Bush, 59, was arrested on Sunday by Kentucky State Police Trooper Brandon Burton.According to the citation, Burton arrived at Bush’s residence to check on complaints of marijuana trafficking. Burton made contact with Bush at the back door of his residence. Bush reached into his pocket while talking to Burton and pulled out a small bag among other items. Bush tol...

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Williamsburg claims playoff win over Pats

WILLIAMSBURG — Unable to slow the high-powered Williamsburg offense, the New Harlan Patriots needed a flawless game offensively to stay alive in the middle school state playoffs on Saturday. The Patriots turned the ball over three times and were unable to recover any onside kicks, a trademark during their recent six-game winning streak, in falling 48-24 in the Region 3 semifinals.Dalton Ponder, Williamsburg’s talented seventh-grade quarterback, made big plays with his a...

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HCHS, Bell advance to 52nd District finals

Harlan County moved into the finals of the 52nd District Tournament with a four-set win Monday over Middlesboro in the opening match of the tournament at Harlan High School.HCHS rolled to wins in the first two sets, 25-18 and 25-10, before running into trouble in the third as the Lady Jackets raced to a 15-5 lead and coasted to a 25-16 win.Hoping to avoid a decisive fifth set, the Lady Bears got contributions from several sources to win 25-19 over the 5-24 Lady Jackets....

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A ‘Spiritual’ performance

Kevin Halpern | Daily EnterpriseMembers of the Mt. Sinai Spirituals perform Saturday in Lynch during the 19th annual Coal Miner Appreciation Day. During the event six people were inducted into the town’s Walk of Legends, Mike and Mary Jo O’Bradovich, Ben “Pudge” and Wandaleen Powell, James “Jim” Holland and William “Earl” Turner.

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Police jail 5 in theft

Two adults and three juveniles are facing charges stemming from an alleged burglary of a residence in which handguns and cash were taken.Jessica Middleton, 25, and Morgan Boggs, 19, both of Harlan, were arrested by Kentucky State Trooper Jared Boggs on Saturday.According to a press release from Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Shane Jacobs, KSP Trooper Jared Boggs responded to a burglary complaint in Loyall at approximately 5 a.m. on Saturday.Troop...

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Fall landscape care advice

So often we hear that fall or winter is a particularly good time to do certain things in the landscape. This is usually due to the fact that plants have entered into winter dormancy.You can compare dormancy to an extended period of “rest” for plants, when they are relatively inactive in terms of metabolic processes (photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration, for example). I say relatively inactive, because although these processes slow during dormancy, they do not c...

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