NEWS


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Field Day fun at HCHS
County accepts E-911 agreement

County accepts E-911 agreement

The Harlan Fiscal Court approved an agreement with the Kentucky State Police for E-911 service during a recent meeting.Harlan County Judge-Executive D...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


House seller invested $300K in company partly owned by Bevin

LOUISVILLE (AP) — The seller of a house where Gov. Matt Bevin’s family is living invested in a Louisville medical device company partly ow...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Ex-coal CEO seeks vindication in blast after year in prison

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After finishing a one-year prison sentence, a former West Virginia coal executive has wasted no time resuming a campaign...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Justices won’t hear appeal over release of federal mug shotsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from the Detroi...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Monday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2017. There are 223 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 22, 1992, after a reign ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Ky.’s retirement debt soars after pessimistic outlook

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky’s worst-in-the-nation public pension system is now worse than ever.The state’s pension debt grew by roughl...

May 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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HCHS cruises into district title game
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Bears rout Pineville in summer opener
Black Bears find a ‘Will to win’

Black Bears find a ‘Will to win’

Harlan County first baseman Will Scott will carry some bad memories of his junior year of high school for the rest of his life, including the death of...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 22nd, 2017. |  


Local Sports

Smith drives in 6 runs as Giants defeat CubsVincent Smith drove in six runs with four hits in four at bats, including two homers and a double, as the ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Saylor’s 2-run double sends Harlan to win

Haven Saylor had a two-run double in the fifth inning in support of another strong effort on the mound by Ashley Overbay as the Harlan Lady Dragons cl...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Bianchi, King win state track titles

Bianchi, King win state track titles

Despite having a team of only two at the Class A state track meet, the Harlan Lady Dragons’ performance Saturday in Lexington won’t soon b...

May 21st, 2017 updated: May 21st, 2017. |  


Local Sports

Local Sports

Smith drives in 6 runs as Giants defeat CubsVincent Smith drove in six runs with four hits in four at bats, including two homers and a double, as the ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


State champs honored

State champs honored

Members of the New Harlan middle school football team were honored recently with rings for winning the Division 3 state title in November. A sign mark...

May 19th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On
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Students of the month named
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School lists
What’s Goin’ On

What’s Goin’ On

To place an event in the “What’s Goin’ On” section, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Annual 4-H Kids’ Fun Day coming up

Annual 4-H Kids’ Fun Day coming up

The 4-H Poke Sallet Kids’ Fun Day will be held May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Huff Park in Harlan. This year’s event will mark the 16th...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Parks shares her experience with lupus

Parks shares her experience with lupus

May is Lupus Awareness Month, which is the perfect opportunity to shed light on a disease that is not often heard about.Lupus is an autoimmune disease...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Sundown Rundown 5K set in Harrogate

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Physician Assistant class of 2018 at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine will present its ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Green named National Merit Scholar

Green named National Merit Scholar

Jacob Green, a senior at George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, is the recipient of the National Merit Georgia-Pacific Foundation Scholarship....

May 22nd, 2017 |  


First aid: Dealing with blisters

First aid: Dealing with blisters

A blister is your body’s way of telling you to ease off on what you’re doing, whether it’s a long hike or chopping wood. They are of...

May 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Today in History

The string dangling in the darkness

The string dangling in the darkness

The only way to get out of the darkness is to follow the light. Sometimes it’s just a very faint light. Often you have to be in the darkness lon...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Legislative update

Legislative update

Over a month has passed since the conclusion of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly but my work as your senator has not slowed. Between ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Memories of our loved ones live within us

Memories of our loved ones live within us

Through the winter months, I had been thinking about how I was going to tackle the huge project of replacing our privacy fence in the spring. I have b...

May 21st, 2017 |  


A simple man’s view of the King James Bible

A simple man’s view of the King James Bible

Have you ever been in a situation where you know what you are about to say, or write, will be in disagreement with the majority of people, including m...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Mother first, graduate second

Mother first, graduate second

When you work in public relations you often find yourself on the sidelines to events, ceremonies and special occasions. With a camera in tow you set f...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Every day is Mother’s Day or Father’s Day

Every day is Mother’s Day or Father’s Day

Mother’s Day for 2017 has come and gone. The bouquets of flowers have wilted, and the best candies in those gold-foil boxes have been devoured.W...

May 19th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA