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Dual credit classes expand at HCHS

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Harlan County High School students are finding new dual credit options as they register for next year’s classes.“I encourage parents to look at this wonderful opportunity on earning college credits while still in high school. The best part is they can do this at a fraction of the cost of taking the classes while in college,” said Harlan County Schools Superintendent Mike Howard. “Please talk to your children about taking advantage of this and substantially jump start their college education.”Students now have an offering of 42 dual credit hours on-site at HCHS, said Brent Roark, assistant superintendent of instruction.


Daily Bible Thought — April 21

Because Christ is alive, we too shall live.The hour is coming in which all who are in the graves will hear His voice and come forth. — John 5:28-29

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Understanding the meaning of Easter

Growing up as a child I didn’t understand the spiritual significance of Easter, nor did I understand the role of Jesus Christ and how the story of Jesus is the story of Easter. As a child properly understanding how Easter egg hunting, special musical church cantatas and sunrise services all were connected was not exactly easy.

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Watch for the signs

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the most significant event in history. Over the last few weeks Easter has been the topic of this column and I’m sure the subject of many a sermon but what about the significant events of the future?The religious elite of Jesus’ day were looking for the coming of the Messiah, but when He arrived they rejected Him. They should not have been taken by surprise, there were signs. The virgin birth, the trip to and from Egypt, Herod’s ...

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A suffering servant, the life-giving Messiah and an empty tomb: Isaiah 53

The celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ is the center of Christianity. The church is reminded each Lord’s Day, the first day of the week, that it was this day that is the point of demarcation for all humanity. It is the empty tomb that makes it possible to live a life filled with God.The story of the resurrection is found at the end of all four Gospels. However, the story was told long before the event took place. The prophet Isaiah told of the cross event six hun...

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Jenkins shuts out Lady Jackets in district showdown

Middlesboro’s Madison Shields was the more overpowering pitcher on the night with 13 strikeouts, compared to three for Harlan County’s Destinee Jenkins, but it was the Lady Bears’ eighth grader who was the most effective, pitching a one-hitter for her fourth shutout of the season as Harlan County won 5-0 on Friday at Middlesboro.Harlan County (10-4) took control in the race for the 52nd District’s top seed with its third district win in three games....

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Bears salvage one win in Tomahawk Classic

Harlan County salvaged one win out of three games over the weekend at the National Guard Tomahawk Classic at Madison Central HIgh School, defeating Madison Southern 11-7 after falling to Madison Central 9-2 earlier in the day and losing to Lafayette 5-0 on Friday night.Errors and unearned runs continued to be a problem for the Bears, who had four errors against the Eagles, leading to six unearned runs. Freshman lefthander Jared Sizemore overcame the mistakes to earn his sixth win i...

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Daily Bible Thought — April 20

Christ’s resurrection is cause for our celebration.He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. — Matthew 28:6

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