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Mobile home issue tabled again at Loyall

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Whether to allow mobile homes in the city limits of Loyall highlighted a meeting of the Loyall City Council on Monday.Councilman Elvin Smith requested the issue be brought back to the table for discussion and a decision made.“We’ve left this issue in limbo and I’d like to know what we’re going to do about it,” said Smith.Councilwoman Trenna Cornett said she has been approached by several people in the past few weeks about this issue and she assured them the council is not opening the city up to anybody putting a mobile home anywhere in the city.


Daily Bible Thought — April 16

God’s arms are always open to welcome anyone home.You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.— Galatians 3:26

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Today in History — April 16

By the Associated Press Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 16, 1964, The Rolling Stones’ first album, eponymously titled “The Rolling Stones,” was released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records (a slightly different version debuted in the United States a month and a-half later).On this da...

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Little League schedules, rosters

Harlan Little LeagueDon’s A’sCoach Keith BrewerJonathan Blevins, Caleb Brewer, Tristan Cooper, Michael Creech, Breydy Daniels, Eddie Harmon, Jay Harris, Samuel Henson, Andrew Hoskins, Jeremiah Mills, Riley Murphy, Gavin Powers and Dillon Cornett.Fuelco YankeesCoach Rod SergentMatt Brown, Jacob Brown, Shane Hagle, Bryce Helton, Layne Jones, Gabriel Powers, Isiah Hall, Kanyan Hall, Matt Jones, Carson Murray, Takota Ha...

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KHSAA football realignment proposal released

Harlan will return to District 7 of Class A after four years away while Harlan County will remain in District 8 of 5A in the new Kentucky High School Athletic Associational football realignment draft released Tuesday.The KHSAA reshuffles the state’s football playing schools every four years and the new alignment will run from 2015 to 2018, after it is finalized by the KHSAA board.Harlan County has won the last four DIstrict 8 titles in 5A, the longest run for a loc...

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Lady Skins knock off Clay, MiddlesboroThe Cumberland Lady Skins extended their winning streak to six with a win at Clay County on Friday and over Middlesboro on Saturday at home.Clay County had been undefeated and had only allowed five runs this season prior to Cumberlands 8-3 victory over the Lady Tigers. Kacie Russell had another strong performance on the mound, going six innings and allowing three runs on four hits with one strikeout and two walks.The Lady ...

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Jury finds Polson not guilty in murder case

Following nearly two days of deliberations in Harlan Circuit Court, a jury has returned a verdict of not guilty for a Cumberland man on trial for murder.Thomas Polson, 37, stood with his attorneys Kellie Wilson and Katie Gilliam as Special Judge David Williams read the jury’s verdict. Charges of robbery and tampering with evidence had been previously dismissed via a directed verdict earlier in the trial.Before the jury entered the courtroom, Williams told those in ...

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Meeting the Easter Bunny

Nola Sizemore|Daily EnterpriseAubrey Ingram, 10 months, of Harlan, met the Easter Bunny for the first time during the annual Harlan County Domestic Violence’s “Meet the Easter Bunny” event held on Saturday.

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Countywide ‘Way of the Cross’ event set

A countywide, non-denominational remembrance of Jesus’ walk to the cross will be held at noon on Friday beginning at the Harlan County Courthouse Square in downtown Harlan.Local businesswoman Donell Busroe, coordinator of the event, said the walk will go up First Street onto Mound Street, and back down Second Street returning to the courthouse square.This annual event has been ongoing for the past 18 years, Busroe said. “My mother, Dawn Nunez, along with form...

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Woman arrested on identity theft charge

An Evarts woman is facing an identity theft charge after allegedly giving incorrect information in regard to a wreck.Michelle Williams, 24, was arrested on a bench warrant by Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Luttrell on Friday.According to the arrest warrant obtained by Kentucky State Police Trooper Jason Young, Williams knowingly gave KSP the name and date of birth of Kristie Napier in order to avoid detection. The wreck occurred on Ready Mix Road....

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Harlan County 5K Run With Color

Photos by Nola Sizemore|Daily EnterpriseHundreds filled the Harlan Center parking lot on Saturday waiting to begin the Harlan County 5K Run With Color event. Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society.Beginning the run on Main Street at the Harlan Center, 497 runners and walkers traveled to the coal monument at Baxter and returned along U.S. 421 to the Clover Street exit returning to the Harlan Center. Also participating in the event were 50 volunte...

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First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.No one seems to notice the small knot of hair at the base of the lieutenant’s helmet, or that 1st ...

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People with old Social Security debts get reprieve

WASHINGTON (AP) — People with old Social Security debts are getting a reprieve — for now.The Social Security Administration had been participating in a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.On Monday, Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin said she was suspending the program while the agency conducts a review.Social Securit...

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Artists’ Attic to host free Pop Culture exhibit

The Artists’ Attic’s will host a free Pop Culture exhibit on April 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the Harlan Center.View the art exhibit that will include some of your favorite well-known characters from popular culture including anything from celebrities to cartoons.There will also be live music, pop art face painting, free refreshments and an appearance from one of history’s biggest stars, Marilyn Monroe, among other characters.Everyone is also welco...

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Healthier America, saving our nation from collapse

My mother once felt bad because we didn’t have an ashtray in our house. Many of our relatives smoked. They would come to our house and sit for an hour or more and light up while sitting in the living room. She stated, “I don’t have an ashtray to offer our guests,” as though we should have felt embarrassed and inhospitable. It wasn’t long after that statement that a couple of ashtrays appeared in our house and my uncles and other visitors would sit and knock the a...

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Special services mark Holy Week

We are in the midst of Holy Week and will soon celebrate Good Friday, a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.Christ agonized on the cross for six hours. During his last thee hours there, from noon to 3 p.m., darkness fell over the whole land. With a loud cry, Jesus gave up his spirit. There was an earthquake, tombs broke open and the curtain in the Temple was torn apart (rent in twain) from top to bottom....

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Tri-Cities Jail and Bail is a success

Photos submittedThe Tri-Cities Jail and Bail, held at the Cumberland Food City, raised $2,640.91 for the American Cancer Society recently. Sheila Duncan from Charlotte’s Hoagie Shop in Cumberland participated in the event. Brad Hensley from Advance Auto Parts was escorted to “jail” by Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Luttrell.

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Easter services, activities slated

FRIDAYThe Tri-City Ministerial Association will sponsor a Community GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE beginning at 7 p.m. on April 18 at Cumberland Church of God. Pastor Dennis Williams of Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church will be the speaker. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 606-589-2398.FRIDAY, SUNDAYUpcoming events at the Main Street Auditorium, f...

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