A new report on state trends in funding for higher education places Kentucky at or near the bottom in several categories for its continued cuts to public college and university funding. That disinvestment threatens to limit access to higher education...
In Kentucky an estimated 1,884,719 individuals, including 762,897 women and 378,519 children, have private health insurance that covers recommended preventive services without cost sharing, according to a new ASPE Data Point from the U.S. Department...
Ky. raising pay for corrections officersFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky is increasing pay for corrections officers and hazardous duty staff in an attempt to curb high turnover rates.
Harlan employees will have a new 401k carrier with exciting changes beginning July 1.
A man who allegedly committed multiple offenses while on probation, including driving his car into a church, found his probation revoked in Harlan Circuit Court on Thursday.
After learning the Tri-City Chamber of Commerce will not host a fireworks display for the Fourth of July celebration this year, members of the Cumberland Tourist Commission agreed they will not make plans to host the event.
Addressing issues in Kentucky on a global scale, several officials from the educational and political worlds spoke at Harlan County High School on Thursday during the Harlan County High School Global Competency Day program, held to inform students of...
The Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute (KMHI) has announced that Allison M. Johnson, of Baxter, has been named a 2015 KMHI Scholarship Award recipient. Allison received one of three $1,000 scholarships awarded in April to graduating high school...
WASHINGTON — Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate with cookouts, camping, road trips and other activities that involve food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and...
ST. LOUIS — Jessica Hall, of Cumberland, is among 16 graduating high school seniors named as a 2015 Arch Coal Scholar by the Arch Coal Foundation.
Ky. unemployment rate falls to 5 percent in AprilFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in April, the lowest it has been in 14 years.
The Harlan County Health Department is sponsoring its yearly Rabies clinic. The schedule includes:MAY 21Fairview (next to Ditty Coal Sales) — 5:50 - 6 p.m.
A Cumberland man is facing charges after he allegedly entered a woman's residence when she was not home and refused to leave when confronted by a neighbor.
The Harlan County Outdoor Recreation Board discussed several items during a recent meeting, including a mobile zip line attraction at the upcoming Poke Sallet Festival and the acquisition of a bulldozer.
LOUISVILLE (AP) — Attorney General Jack Conway has easily won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky governor.
Turnout for Ky. voting more than projected
LEXINGTON (AP) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto is apologizing for problems found in the school's handling of bodies donated to science.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement with Marathon Petroleum Corporation that resolves various alleged Clean Air Act violations at 10 Marathon facilities and...
FRANKFORT — A federal lawsuit has been filed against four phony cancer charities and their operators, who allegedly scammed more than $187 million from consumers throughout the country.
Local students Jackson Allison and Braydan Roark have been selected by The Center for Rural Development to attend the 2015 Rogers Scholars program.
The European hornet is back in the eastern Kentucky/Tri-State area and can be quite dangerous to people and property. They are a predatory species and pose a great threat to honey bee populations also.
Craig Wayne Boyd, recent winner of NBC hit-show The Voice will be performing at the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
The votes are in and counted, and current Harlan Circuit Court Clerk Wendy Flanary stands as the Democratic candidate for that office in the November General Election.
The Harlan Revitalization Association has some new blood, with the board welcoming a batch of new members during a meeting on Thursday.
The Harlan City Council heard about a problem with illegal dumping into the city's sewers during a meeting on Monday.Mayor Danny Howard advised the panel what was going on.