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To place an event in the “What’s Goin’ On” section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee’s). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If received in time, it will be published one or two days before the event. Announcements are also available to view at www.harlandaily.com. For more details, call 606-909-4145.TODAY-THURSDAYThe Harlan County BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE for the week of Sept. 29 includes:Today — Wallins Elementary School and Pathfork.

 

Today in History

By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 1, 1964, the Free Speech Movement began at the University of California, Berkeley, as students spontaneously protested the arrest of Berkeley alumnus Jack Weinberg, who’d refused to identify himself to campus police as he sat behind a table promoting the Congress of Racia...

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Black Bears coast past Letcher

Harlan County overpowered visiting Letcher Central 36-8 in junior varsity football action Monday.The Black Bears scored on their opening drive as freshman quarterback Jaccb Branson ran 11 yards to set up a 12-yard touchdown run by sophomore fullback Rhett Alred.Branson and Alred each picked up first downs as HCHS drove for its second score, a 3-yard touchdown run by Alred.Harlan County went to the air to set up its third touchdown. Branson connected with fresh...

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Harlan County fast becoming cyclists’ destination

As an initiative to keep outdoor adventure growing in Harlan County, bicycle enthusiasts will have the opportunity to ride across the county during the upcoming weekend.During a recent meeting of the Tri-City Trail Town Task Force, bike committee member Jeremy Williams reported, “on Saturday, Oct. 4, the second annual Black Mountain Madness Bicycle Ride will take place here in Harlan County.”Williams said the ride is becoming a premier event for cyclists in K...

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Harlan PD joins drug task force

Harlan law enforcement is taking part in the newest task force put together by the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program initiated by the White House Office of National Drug Control.According to the group’s website, Appalachia HIDTA was designed in 1998 to measurably reduce the impact of regional marijuana production, trafficking, and distribution in the Appalachia region.“It covers Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia,...

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Black Bears roll past Letcher Central

Kim Creech | Daily EnterpriseHarlan County freshman receiver Christian Hall raced down the field after a catch in Monday’s junior varsity game against Letcher Central. Hall had over 100 yards in receiving to help the Black Bears post a 38-6 win

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Dixon places 2nd in Motocross championship

Mason Dixon, formerly of Cumberland, placed second in the 2014 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.This is the largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. He participated in a two-step qualifying process where only 42 of the top riders in the country advanced to the national event.Following the national, Mason had the honor of becoming a member of the Cobra Factory Elite Team and Allegan Mo...

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Shriners’ Kids Day celebrated

Nola Sizemore | Daily EnterpriseHundreds of kids enjoyed the fourth annual Harlan County Shriners’ Kids Day on Saturday held at the Shriners’ Park in Putney. Volunteer Madison Hendrix, of South Carolina, is seen painting Lindzy Collett, 8 of Cumberland, face while Peyton Bowling, 5 of Lynch, looks on.

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Denim and Diamonds 2014

Photos by Kevin Halpern | Daily EnterpriseDenim and Diamonds 2014 was held Saturday at The Harlan Center. The room was full of beautiful tables decorated in a variety of themes. The event benefits the American Cancer Society. Keynote speaker was Harlan County native Elizabeth Goss Kuhn, currently a resident of St. Louis. Kuhn was diagnosed with and began treatment for Stage Two Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in December 2012. After six months of chemotherapy, her cancer went into remissi...

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News in Brief

Academy worker faces federal sex chargesFORT KNOX (AP) — A worker at a residential, educational program run by the Kentucky National Guard has been accused of violating federal laws designed to protect children from sexual abuse.Media cited a statement from U.S. Attorney David J. Hale in reporting that 44-year-old Stephen Miller is charged with engaging in sexual contact with three students at Bluegrass Challenge Academy at Fort Knox. The charges i...

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Fundraiser scam alert

KCEOC Community Action Partnership Head Start and Early Head is not conducting nor participating in the solicitation of a fundraising raffle for an iPad.It has been brought to their attention that raffle tickets are being sold in the Harlan area using KCEOC Head Start and Early Head Start as the benefactors.For more information, contact KCEOC CAP central office at 606-546-3152.

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One good set not enough as Harlan falls to Lady Cats

The Bell County Lady Cats showed some flashes of dominance in Monday’s 25-10, 18-25, 25-18, 25-12 district win over Harlan.Seniors led the way as Morgan Mills had 29 service points in the match while Katie Jarvis racked up 17 kills. Junior Mikayla Goodin was also strong at the net with nine kills with Grace Barnett, Elizabeth Mills and Katrina Johnson adding two kills apiece.“The team played well, everybody did their job,” Lady Cat coach Tom Allen said....

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1,600 pounds of pills taken to UNITE drop boxes

Residents across southern and eastern Kentucky brought 1,656.3 pounds of pills to drop box sites as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.“Operation UNITE collected unwanted or outdated drugs from each of the 42 drop box locations in our service region,” said Dan Smoot, president of the anti-drug organization. “Combined with the take-back day held in the spring, we have been able to properly dispose...

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By Rep. Rita Smart Contributing Columnist

No child should have to fear attending school because of physical or verbal abuse by his or her classmates. But in reality, there were 15,520 incidents of bullying in our schools just in this past school year.It is heartbreaking and unacceptable that this is occurring in our commonwealth, and it should outrage every one of us, especially educators, parents and school board members whose primary responsibilities are to teach, protect and nurture our children.

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Residual force for Afghanistan

Despite its imperfections, including a veil of secrecy over vote tallies for each candidate, the power-sharing deal reached after five months of bitter arm-wrestling over Afghanistan’s presidential election offers hope of an end to the country’s debilitating political stalemate.Former finance minister and World Bank official Ashraf Ghani has been declared the next president and his rival, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah, has been given the new post of chief ex...

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Wait to give kids money

I see people make the same mistakes over and over. This is particularly true when watching people handle money for children.A number of children inherit money or receive money from an injury or other type of settlement. These children will often have a larger net worth than their parents.This imbalance of wealth can cause family pressures. I’ve seen children try to use their wealth to belittle their poorer parents. I’ve seen parents succumb to temptation and ...

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Police: 1 child hurt, school evacuated in Louisville

LOUISVILLE (AP) — One child was injured and a high school was evacuated after a report of weapons seen on the campus in Louisville, police said Tuesday.Spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says the child sustained non-life threatening injuries and that a parent was with the child.Smiley would not say if the child was a student or describe the nature of the injuries.Students were led from Fern Creek Traditional High School in the southern part of the city. Video fro...

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Today in History

By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, September 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On September 30, 1954, the first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, was commissioned by the U.S. Navy.On this date:In 1399, England’s King Richard II was deposed by Parliament; he was succeeded by his cousin, Henry of Bolingbro...

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