NEWS


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County sets tax rates
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Boil-water advisory lifted
Cadets graduate from Kentucky State Police Academy

Cadets graduate from Kentucky State Police Academy

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 41 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort recently. Their addition to ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Bridge dedicated in honor of Unthank

Bridge dedicated in honor of Unthank

The bridge spanning the Clover Fork River on the Baxter side of the flood diversion tunnels was recently dedicated as the Green Wix Unthank Memorial B...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Southeast partners for the future

Southeast partners for the future

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) is joining forces with Cengage and Jobs for the Future, a grantee funded by the Appalachian...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Williamsburg woman’s video of spelling error goes viral

WILLIAMSBURG (AP) — When Heather Partin began filming a hilarious exchange with her husband, she never imagined the responses she would receive....

August 14th, 2017 |  


West Virginia governor family’s coal firm sues regulators

LOUISVILLE (AP) — A coal company run by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has sued two Kentucky regulators individually, claiming th...

August 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


HCHS seeks to build on improvement

HCHS seeks to build on improvement

For Stacy Noe and the Harlan County Lady Bears, the start of the 2017 season feels a lot like 2016.Harlan County improved from 5-24 to 13-11 in Noe...

August 15th, 2017 updated: August 15th, 2017. |  


Lady Bears open season with victory

Lady Bears open season with victory

Harlan County moved to the top of the district standings on the opening night of the season with a three-set win Monday over visiting Middlesboro.The ...

August 15th, 2017 updated: August 15th, 2017. |  


Cats open season with win over Skins

Cats open season with win over Skins

The first Thunder in the Mountains Bowl on Saturday at Harlan County High School served as something of a coming out party for the Evarts Wildcats, wh...

August 13th, 2017 updated: August 13th, 2017. |  


Bears fall short in SEKC Gridorama

Bears fall short in SEKC Gridorama

CORBIN — Two long pass plays from Jacob Branson to Tyrese Simmons and a couple of goal-line stands helped the Harlan County Black Bears stay clo...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Local Sports

Owens, Burke lead Lady Jackets to winKailey Owens scored 14 points and Lakin Burke added 12 as Middlesboro rolled to a 56-5 in Thursday at Harlan in s...

August 11th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On
11:59 pm |    
What’s Goin’ On
4-H Environmental Camp coming up

4-H Environmental Camp coming up

In 1998 the Harlan County Extension 4-H Program hosted a one-day 4-H Environmental Camp held at Camp O’ Cumberland Scout Camp near Wallins. Two ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Year of the tick

Year of the tick

I’ve always heard that a mild winter would lead to a summer with more bugs, and I’ve found that to be the case, especially this year with ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


How I got a thumb

How I got a thumb

A prayer and a dreamWhen I was a little girl, I prayed the same prayer every night. I asked God to heal my scarred hands in my dreams. In my heart, I ...

August 12th, 2017 |  


How can you restore someone’s trust in you?

Anyone who has experienced a breach of trust knows the pain and confusion that can go into trying to restore that trust. Any number of circumstances c...

August 12th, 2017 |  


What’s Goin’ On

What’s 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...

August 11th, 2017 |  


‘Kickstands Up for Kids’ slated in Tenn.

Kingswood Home for Children will host the second annual motorcycle benefit ride “Kickstands Up for Kids,” a fundraiser to support the non-...

August 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Today in History

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2017. There are 138 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On August 15, 1947, India bec...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Ho to survive nuclear attack

Ho to survive nuclear attack

President Donald Trump has vowed to meet more North Korea threats with “power the likes of which the world has never seen” and Kim Jong-un...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Trump cuts red tape: Let truckers, train engineers have sleep disorders

Shortly after taking office, President Trump signed an executive order creating task forces in every agency to eliminate “burdensome” regu...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Sometimes life shows up

Sometimes life shows up

I have been privileged to sit under many great speakers and teachers in my life. Human behavior and spirituality has always been fascinating to me and...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Painting white lines on highways not for the feeble minded

Painting white lines on highways not for the feeble minded

A state road employee was given the task of painting the white line down the middle of the highway. On the first day, he painted six miles. The next d...

August 13th, 2017 |  


God’s textbook: The Bible

God’s textbook: The Bible

Textbooks have changed over the decades. I remember carrying all my books in one arm; nowadays on the list of things kids need to purchase for school ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA