Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS Feed http://harlandaily.com/ http://harlandaily.com/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:19:23 EST 1800 Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50413443/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, August 27, the 239th day of 2014. There are 126 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:01:52 EST LOCAL SPORTS http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/50412463/LOCAL-SPORTS Everyone contributes asTigerettes roll to victoryAll 13 Tigerettes reached the scoring column Monday as Black Mountain won 45-16 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action at Green Hills. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:38:07 EST Bears blank Bell in JV opener http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/50412260/Bears-blank-Bell-in-JV-opener Harlan County's junior varsity team, the back-to-back league champions, picked up where it left off last year by overpowering visiting Bell County 26-0 on Monday at the Cawood field. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:30:03 EST UK seeks growth in Stoops’ second year http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/50419473/UK-seeks-growth-in-Stoops-second-year LEXINGTON (AP) — The optimistic outlook by Kentucky's veteran players and a top-20 recruiting class are reflections of coach Mark Stoops' impact. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:22:07 EST Grant spurs Toyota expansion in Michigan http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50421152/Grant-spurs-Toyota-expansion-in-Michigan YORK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. says it's expanding its technical center in Michigan and moving 250 jobs from Kentucky. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:21:08 EST Suggestions sought for state education standards http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50421447/Suggestions-sought-for-state-education-standards VERSAILLES (AP) — Kentucky's top education official unveiled a website on Monday designed to solicit anonymous feedback on the state's Common Core education standards. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:16:14 EST Man charged with threatening congressman http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50421876/Man-charged-with-threatening-congressman LOUISVILLE (AP) — A Richmond man has been charged with threatening U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and officials say he also spoke of wanting to kill former Congressman Ben Chandler. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:14:08 EST Lynch eyes info center http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50381304/Lynch-eyes-info-center The Harlan County Industrial Development Authority is checking into the possibility of aiding the city of Lynch in a project that may bring new jobs to the city. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:53:09 EST PMSS Fair Day: Exhibits, games and food http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50254181/PMSS-Fair-Day:-Exhibits-games-and-food Looking to spend a fun day with friends and family? The Pine Mountain Settlement School will host their annual Fair Day on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the school's campus. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:30:11 EST Parents face fine if Evarts kids break curfew http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50371528/Parents-face-fine-if-Evarts-kids-break-curfew The Evarts City Council has amended the city's Curfew For Minors Ordinance.The ordinance will go into effect following its second reading Monday night during a special called meeting of the council. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:26:12 EST What’s Goin’ On http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-local_features/50412646/Whats-Goin-On Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:26:09 EST Jobless rate still high in Harlan http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50406371/Jobless-rate-still-high-in-Harlan Harlan County has seen a significant drop in its unemployment rate in the past year. However, it's also seen a big decline in the number of people in its workforce. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:16:13 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50405850/News-in-Brief Thousands of state records go to new buildingFRANKFORT (AP) — State officials have moved thousands of boxes of state records into a new facility in Frankfort. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:40:09 EST Help teens cope with negative peer pressure http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/50413621/Help-teens-cope-with-negative-peer-pressure Peer pressure is probably the most important influence in your teenager's life. While parental opinions certainly are considered (if only because of the consequences of ignoring them), it's more often the opinions and actions of peers that... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:08:07 EST $10K college fund contest announced http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features-news_education/50414671/$10K-college-fund-contest-announced LEXINGTON – Viamedia, the television industry's leading independent provider of outsourced local television advertising services on behalf of cable companies, has announced that it has partnered with Hardee's Restaurants LLC to award... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:59:12 EST Students attend summer learning trip http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-local_features-news_education/50413722/Students-attend-summer-learning-trip Educational Talent Search TRiO students from Bell and Harlan counties in Kentucky and Claiborne, Campbell and Scott counties in Tennessee took part in a summer learning trip to Houston, Texas and New Orleans, La. after completing a week-long academic... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:59:10 EST Gap to host 50s cruise-in http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/50413614/Gap-to-host-50s-cruise-in If you host it, they will come. Cumberland Gap's second Saturday in the month event for September is expected to have many pulling out their poodle skirts, rolling a pack of cigarettes into a sleeve and donning their oxfords to commemorate a... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:58:03 EST Couple to wed http://harlandaily.com/news/engagements-home_top/50413610/Couple-to-wed Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Mary Pennington, of Harlan, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Pennington, to Branden Paul Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Lisa Hensley, of Cumberland. The bride-elect is the... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:57:09 EST 4 students named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features-news_education/50413757/4-students-named-Sen.-Jeff-Green-Scholars FRANKFORT — Four students from Harlan County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).Local scholars are: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:57:06 EST Air Force changing recruiting http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50398708/Air-Force-changing-recruiting The Air Force has come a ways in reforming recruit training since sex-abuse scandals rocked the service's boot camp at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. And it is now making equally important strides with recruiters. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:16:10 EST