Lilly Miracle was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a complex and rare heart defect present at birth.In hypoplastic left heart syndrome, the left side of the heart is critically underdeveloped and the left side of the heart can’t effectively pump blood to the body, so the right side of the heart must pump blood both to the lungs and to the rest of the body.Lilly, 15, of Wallins Creek, had her first open heart surgery, the Norwood procedure, when she was 2 days old. A shunt was placed inside her chest. The operation was to reroute everything until the pressure in her heart could be stabilized and get her to a second surgery said her mother, Pamela Lankford.
Appeals court upholds convictions in oil scamLOUISVILLE (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of two men who ran an oil-and-gas drilling scheme in which investors lost millions of dollars.The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals found no mistakes in the handling of the cases of 51-year-old former attorney Bryan Coffman and 60-year-old Tennessee businessman Gary Moss Milby. Both men were convicted in May 2011 of multiple charges of mail, wire and se...
The Cawood Water District has lifted the boil-water advisory from Bobs Creek to the end of line on KY 72 at Liggett.
Wade and Georgeanna Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 25. They have four children, six grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
Photo submittedThe Coxton Faith Tabernacle Vacation Bible School classes donated the change they raised to Mike Howard to support his work in local nursing homes. The classes donated $150 to support his ministry.
The Harlan County 4-H Teen Club visited the state capitol during the 4-H Capitol Experience held recently. Participants met with State Rep. Rick Nelson and Sen. Brandon Smith as well as sat in on the senate session. Rep. Nelson spoke with the students about our state history and government before touring the capitol and celebrating the 4-H Capitol Experience.
Thirty-five campers, six teen leaders and six adults from Harlan County attended J.M. Feltner 4-H Camp in London June 23-23. Harlan camped with Laurel, Wolfe and Johnson counties. Around 275 campers, teens and adults attended camp during the week.Campers attended four fun classes each day including fishing, canoeing, archery, riflery, swimming, nature, basketball, volleyball, high ropes, low ropes and several arts and crafts.Campers also learned leadership and life skill...
Country music superstar Josh Turner will be at Barnes & Noble, located at 8513 Kingston Pike in Knoxville, Tenn., on July 18 at noon to sign copies of his first book, Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family and Fatherhood. The book signing is free and open to the public.Released nationwide April 29 with Thomas Nelson, an imprint of Harper Collins Christian Publishing, Man Stuff shares stories Turner has learned over the years as a son, brother, friend, husband and father.
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