Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS Feed http://harlandaily.com/ http://harlandaily.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:23:29 EST 1800 Obama was right not to pay ransom http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152148184/Obama-was-right-not-to-pay-ransom Incredible as it may seem, the agony of the Mueller family during their daughter's imprisonment by terrorist kidnappers was worse than we thought. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:42 EST State legislative update http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152145780/State-legislative-update Returning to legislative duties in earnest this week, we addressed many key concerns in the state capitol, including shoring up teachers' retirement, protecting our children against Internet intruders and increasing educational advancement for... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:39 EST Wintertime eye care tips http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-local_features/152148059/Wintertime-eye-care-tips (Family Features) When the cold of winter settles in, it can bring a wide range of problems – especially for individuals who wear glasses. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:36 EST Ky. awarded grant to help reduce childhood hunger http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152149738/Ky.-awarded-grant-to-help-reduce-childhood-hunger FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced a $3.6 million federal grant for a pilot project to help rural families with children receive more substantial food benefits. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:34 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152147043/News-in-Brief Rep. Couch files 'Coal Jobs Saving Resolution' Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:32 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152124890/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2015. There are 303 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:40:36 EST What’s Goin’ On http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/152122642/Whats-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). Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:32 EST Moore hoping to end career at Sweet Sixteen http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/152115734/Moore-hoping-to-end-career-at-Sweet-Sixteen It didn't take long — one game to be exact — for Mark Collett to learn that Katie Moore was ready for high school basketball. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:00:32 EST Experience pays off for HHS http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/152120491/Experience-pays-off-for-HHS CORBIN — A former standout point guard himself at Cumberland High School in the 1980s, Harlan coach Derrick Akal knows the value of an experienced backcourt, especially in the postseason. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:00:31 EST Former sheriff’s audits released http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152129671/Former-sheriffs-audits-released Auditor of Public Accounts Adam Edelen has released audits of the office of former Harlan County Sheriff Marvin Lipfird for the years 2012 and 2013. The audits contain several issues, including missing funds from a drug-buy account. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:55:31 EST Napier appointed to council http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152091620/Napier-appointed-to-council During a special called meeting of the Evarts City Council on Thursday, Michael W. Napier, 42, was appointed to fill a council seat vacated by Clark Cusick, who recently resigned from that position. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:30:32 EST Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152128933/Mom-convicted-of-killing-son-5-by-poisoning-him-with-salt WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:35:32 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152123415/News-in-Brief Pike Co. loses lawsuit over coal severance tax process Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:15:32 EST Senate week in review http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152122311/Senate-week-in-review FRANKFORT — With just one full week of the 2015 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly remaining, the Senate continued to pass a high number of bills for a short, or non-budget, year. The bills have tackled some issues that are... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:44 EST The cost of the death penalty http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152124636/The-cost-of-the-death-penalty Let's say you have no moral qualms about the death penalty. You also think, despite compelling evidence to the contrary, that our justice system is meting out the irreversible punishment fairly with negligible errors. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:41 EST Make better food, drink choices http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152125003/Make-better-food-drink-choices Most of us realize the importance of keeping sugars and fats to a minimum in our diets, but often we only apply that to the foods we eat. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:39 EST Severe Weather Awareness Month in Ky. http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152125216/Severe-Weather-Awareness-Month-in-Ky. FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has proclaimed March as “Severe Weather Awareness Month in Kentucky.” Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:38 EST Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152125423/Study:-Smokers-may-tap-into-multiple-sources-for-nicotine WASHINGTON (AP) — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:36 EST Wilderness Road dinner theatre slated http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features-news/152125459/Wilderness-Road-dinner-theatre-slated Just a limited number of tickets remain available for Wilderness Road State Park's very popular Mystery Dinner Theatre. WHISPERS — Secrets of the Ely Mansion, an all-new dinner theatre production featuring colorful characters offering a... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:34 EST Stranded dog rescued http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152124099/Stranded-dog-rescued Standing in freezing water for over 30 minutes, Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) Fire Chief Steven Hatfield risked his life to save the life of an innocent animal stranded in a culvert at Bardo. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:00:31 EST