Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS NEWS Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/NEWS http://harlandaily.com/section/NEWS Fri, 22 May 2015 21:40:07 EST 1800 The seasoned veteran http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153666062/The-seasoned-veteran Kentucky State Police Trooper First Class Keith Baker has been around the policing circle for quite some time. The 21-year police veteran now works out of KSP Post 10, in Harlan. To him, a police officer is a very important job. Fri, 22 May 2015 17:40:33 EST KMLF starts strong http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153656746/KMLF-starts-strong Thursday evening brought glittering gowns and country-rock music to the stage during opening night of the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:50:33 EST 100 percent college acceptance http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153637474/100-percent-college-acceptance The Harlan Independent School District will see their entire senior class accepted to attend college in the fall. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:05:31 EST Beating the odds http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153321546/Beating-the-odds By watching him play second base for the New Harlan Patriots or forward for the Black Mountain Tigers, you'd probably never know there is something different about T.J. Bryant. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:55:32 EST Schools financially squeezed http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153665756/Schools-financially-squeezed Examples of Harlan County's history as a “broken Promise Zone” were evident during Thursday's special meeting of the Harlan County Board of Education. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:35:31 EST Ky. cuts to higher education place it among worst in country http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153659829/Ky.-cuts-to-higher-education-place-it-among-worst-in-country 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... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:55:31 EST Guaranteed access to free preventive services http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153658641/Guaranteed-access-to-free-preventive-services 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... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:50:33 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153656543/News-in-Brief 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. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:50:31 EST Court approves 401k http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153625478/Court-approves-401k Harlan employees will have a new 401k carrier with exciting changes beginning July 1. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:05:31 EST Holden has probation revoked http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153644829/Holden-has-probation-revoked 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. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:25:31 EST Fireworks show canceled http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153608670/Fireworks-show-canceled 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. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:00:31 EST Bringing the world home http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153632038/Bringing-the-world-home 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... Thu, 21 May 2015 16:55:32 EST Johnson wins KMHI scholarship http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153610832/Johnson-wins-KMHI-scholarship 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... Thu, 21 May 2015 13:30:40 EST Food safety tips offered for Memorial Day weekend http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153633215/Food-safety-tips-offered-for-Memorial-Day-weekend 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... Thu, 21 May 2015 13:30:38 EST Hall named 2015 Arch Coal Scholar http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153633169/Hall-named-2015-Arch-Coal-Scholar 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. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:20:36 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153632188/News-in-Brief 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. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:15:34 EST 2015 Rabies clinic schedule http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153558276/2015-Rabies-clinic-schedule 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. Thu, 21 May 2015 06:00:31 EST Miller charged with burglary http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153621166/Miller-charged-with-burglary 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. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:30:30 EST Zip line comes to festival http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153615758/Zip-line-comes-to-festival 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. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:00:31 EST Election results http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153616332/Election-results LOUISVILLE (AP) — Attorney General Jack Conway has easily won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky governor. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:55:34 EST