Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://harlandaily.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Mon, 25 May 2015 21:45:56 EST 1800 (No heading) http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153637229/ Photo courtesy of Preston McLain Mon, 25 May 2015 19:10:32 EST Railroad bridges deeded to city http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153637603/Railroad-bridges-deeded-to-city An agreement with CSX has resulted in Cumberland taking possession of two railroad bridges located in the city. Mon, 25 May 2015 15:30:31 EST ‘Cops 4 Kidz’ fishing trip http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153637442/Cops-4-Kidz-fishing-trip With the goal of helping kids get involved in positive activities, the Evarts Police Department will host their third annual “Cops 4 Kidz Fishing Trip,” which will be held June 27, at Martins Fork Lake in Smith. Mon, 25 May 2015 15:20:31 EST Outsourcing taxes http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153658087/Outsourcing-taxes The city of Evarts has decided to outsource the collection of property tax to the Harlan County Sheriff's Office after hearing a proposal on the matter during a meeting Thursday. Mon, 25 May 2015 15:15:32 EST Fallen veterans remembered http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153701931/Fallen-veterans-remembered Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise Mon, 25 May 2015 15:10:31 EST Ratliff named 2015 KMLF Queen http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/153686445/Ratliff-named-2015-KMLF-Queen People gathered at the Laurel Cove Amphitheater on a toasty Saturday afternoon for the 85th Kentucky Mountain Laurel Queen Coronation. Each year, young ladies from across the state proudly represent their college or university as candidates for KMLF... Mon, 25 May 2015 14:30:33 EST Demilitarizing America’s police http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/153688331/Demilitarizing-Americas-police It never made sense for the Pentagon to offer surplus materiel such as grenade launchers and mine-resistant armored personnel carriers to local law enforcement agencies. The practice helped increase the militarization of the nation's police,... Mon, 25 May 2015 13:55:36 EST Weight loss report: Part I http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/153687958/Weight-loss-report:-Part-I “Shot through the heart and you're to blame/ You give love a bad name” — Bon JoviI watched a man give annuities a bad name. Mon, 25 May 2015 13:55:34 EST Harlan Ind. honor students recognized http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153655356/Harlan-Ind.-honor-students-recognized Photos by Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise Mon, 25 May 2015 13:55:31 EST Safe canning practices keep everyone healthy http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/153688356/Safe-canning-practices-keep-everyone-healthy Gardens will be beginning to bear the fruits of our labor soon. It will be time to start thinking about preserving some of the excess garden produce for winter months. Safety is of utmost importance for those of us who will be preserving food,... Mon, 25 May 2015 13:40:37 EST HCHS choir advances to state http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/153688405/HCHS-choir-advances-to-state The Harlan County High School Choir, under the direction of Jeanne Ann Lee, received a Distinguished Rating at the 2015 KMEA District Choral Adjudication Festival. This honor qualified the choir to participate in the KMEA State Choral Festival in... Mon, 25 May 2015 13:40:33 EST Students recognized for academic success http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/153688433/Students-recognized-for-academic-success Courtesy photo Mon, 25 May 2015 13:35:39 EST Educational Talent Search students visit LMU http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/153688419/Educational-Talent-Search-students-visit-LMU Courtesy photo Mon, 25 May 2015 13:35:38 EST HMS Choir spring awards concert held http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/153688407/HMS-Choir-spring-awards-concert-held The Harlan Middle School Choir, under the direction of Miss Marilyn Schraeder, held their spring awards concert at Harlan Baptist Church. Clara Atkins-Pope is the assistant director/accompanist. Mon, 25 May 2015 13:35:36 EST Survey: School bullying at lowest ebb in 10 years http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/153688400/Survey:-School-bullying-at-lowest-ebb-in-10-years WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1 in 4 surveyed U.S. students say they have been bullied in school. That's an improvement, but the prevalence reinforces just how difficult the problem is to solve. Mon, 25 May 2015 13:35:35 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153688596/News-in-Brief Ky. general election filled with political 'firsts'FRANKFORT (AP) — Ryan Quarles has some streaks of gray in his hair, which can seem odd when he tells people why they should vote for him. Mon, 25 May 2015 13:35:32 EST In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153694108/In-the-coalfields-dilapidated-sites-make-way-for-renewal WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub, Brandon Blankenship saws through 8-foot boards pulled up from the building's floor, looking each one up and down for “a face... Mon, 25 May 2015 13:30:35 EST Bug Off http://harlandaily.com/news/news/153689516/Bug-Off (Family Features) A yard that is lush, green and free of weeds shows evidence of healthy lawn maintenance. However, many homeowners overlook an important aspect of lawn care that can affect not only the health of the yard, but also your family. Mon, 25 May 2015 13:30:32 EST The history of Memorial Day http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/153658531/The-history-of-Memorial-Day Though many people are quick to refer to Memorial Day as the unofficial beginning of summer, the day is much more than that. Initially known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a day to remember those military members who died in service of the... Mon, 25 May 2015 11:05:33 EST Show appreciation for our soldiers http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/153642852/Show-appreciation-for-our-soldiers One of my sons recently came home from a 12 month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. We watched soldier after soldier pick up his or her duffle bags and other luggage in... Mon, 25 May 2015 07:00:34 EST