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Authors visit Village Center Mall for book signing

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Nola Sizemore | Daily EnterpriseA book signing was held at the Village Center Mall on Tuesday where author Richard G. “Dick” Edwards, left, participated with his book “The Anchor Cross,” author Bill J. Looney with his books “Satan’s Breath,” “The Lost Star of Jerusalem,” and “Angel of the Abyss,” and sibling authors Alfred Kelly and Bobbie Poisson with their book “Cemeteries on the Cloverfork.”

 

Training burn held at Mary Alice

Nola Sizemore | Daily EnterpriseA training burn was held by the Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday evening on Jonathan Drive in Mary Alice. The owner of an abandoned house allowed the fire department’s use of the property to conduct training exercises. Fire Chief Steven Hatfield said all hazardous material was removed from the house before the training exercise began. He said firefighters learned things such as fire behavior, stages of a fire, point of origin and h...

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Dressen Church of God Ladies Auxiliary meet

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Dressen Church of God met recently to plan upcoming events for the church. A picnic has been scheduled for Sunday at the Wallins Fellowship Center after Sunday School services end at 11 a.m. There will be no Sunday night service that day.The ladies discussed their upcoming “Walk Through Hell” event to be held at the church. Anyone wanting to take part in this event is asked to contact Pastor Ronnie Williams or Auxiliary President Angie Willia...

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Fire Goodell for handling of Rice case

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote his own pink slip with his inexcusable handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case.NFL owners should fire Goodell for how poorly he served their multibillion-dollar industry. His actions betrayed the faith that NFL fans — especially women — have in the league and in Goodell’s running of it.A stunning series of events makes it clear that Goodell, who drew a $44 million paycheck in 2012, has no...

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Pro-Hillary Clinton group helping Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pro-Hillary Rodham Clinton super PAC is dispatching staffers to key states before the fall elections and helping Senate candidates with fundraising, laying the foundation for a potential Clinton presidential bid in 2016.Ready for Hillary said Wednesday it would send more than two dozen staffers to 14 states key to Democrats’ prospects in the November mid-term elections. The states include Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana and North Carolina, home to compet...

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Annual PAW’s event slated Saturday at Tractor Supply

Tractor Supply Company of Harlan will host their fourth annual PAW’s event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.The event will feature pet grooming by Fancy Cuts, pony rides by Annabelle’s Pony Rides, Sanders Bounce House Inflatables, pet adoptions by Claiborne County Animal Shelter, pet baths by Harlan County 4-H, barbecue dinners by Wallins Church of God, bake sale by Cawood Elementary School cheerleaders, pet and equine vaccination clinic by Lee County Animal Hospital ...

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Celebrate Agritourism Month at a destination, festival near you

FRANKFORT — Family-friendly fun on a Kentucky farm is right around the corner no matter where you live in the Commonwealth, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said as he encouraged all Kentuckians to celebrate September Agritourism Month.“Kentucky has a wide variety of farm destinations that showcase our unique food culture and our rich agricultural heritage,” Commissioner Comer said. “Take your family to a u-pick orchard, a fall festival, a pumpkin patch,...

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Event to raise funds for breast cancer research, education

Middlesboro Mall along with co-sponsors Middlesboro ARH Hospital and Air Evac Lifeteam will host the first annual Paint the Mall PINK event on Oct. 2, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the mall’s Center Court.October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Middlesboro Mall is kicking off a community awareness campaign complete with breast health and screening education and fun-filled fundraising activities for the whole family.Breast cancer is second only to skin c...

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Study: Americans endure unwanted care near death

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by “perverse incentives” for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a report released Wednesday.Though people repeatedly stress a desire to die at home, free from pain, the opposite often happens, the Institute of Medicine found in its “Dying in America” r...

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Centre program aimed at first-generation students

LOUISVILLE (AP) — The largest single gift in Centre College’s nearly 200-year history will create a new scholarship program for first-generation students, the liberal arts college announced Tuesday.The first round of scholarships awarded by the Grissom Scholars Program will go to students in fall 2015, the school said. Ten Grissom Scholars will be selected from each entering class, with 40 recipients enrolled by fall 2018 at the approximately 1,400-student school in Dan...

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Boil-water advisory issued

Due to loss of water pressure from a service line break, the city of Benham has issued a boil-water advisory for Clutts Road, Union Street and Creek Street until further notice. Bring water to a rolling boil for three minutes before consumption.

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Today in History

By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, September 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On September 17, 1939, the Soviet Union invaded Poland during World War II, more than two weeks after Nazi Germany had launched its assault.On this date:In 1787, the Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a majority of delegates attending the Constitutional Convention...

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Big ear of corn

Kevin Halpern | Daily EnterpriseLloyd Simpson, of Baxter, displays a 3-foot ear of hickory cane corn he grew recently in the Wallins Creek community.

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What’s Goin’ On

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Local Sports

Middleton, Turner leadLady Comets to victoryLed by 21 points from guard Reanna Middleton and 13 from forward Breann Turner, Cawood rolled to a 52-14 win Monday at Cumberland in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.Amber Irvin scored 18 points as Cawood coasted to a 44-18 win in the fifth- and sixth-grade game.Brandy Adams paced the Lady Skins with 12 points.Cawood won 4-0 in the fourth-grade game a...

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News in Brief

Humana board OKs $2 billion in share repurchasesLOUISVILLE (AP) — Humana’s board of directors has replaced the health insurer’s share buyback plan with a bigger authorization for $2 billion in repurchases.The Louisville, Kentucky, company said Tuesday that the new authorization expires Dec. 31, 2016. It replaces a $1 billion buyback plan, of which about $782 million was outstanding after the insurer bought back $118 million in shares in...

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Former state worker fined for mistreating women

FRANKFORT (AP) — A former assistant director of the Department of Fish and Wildlife was fined and reprimanded Monday for mistreating women as the Executive Branch Ethics Commission wrapped up a two-year investigation of the agency.Kenneth “Scott” King used his position “to create an oppressive and hostile atmosphere” by telling his female employees what parts of their body he and other male supervisors preferred, according to a news release from the et...

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Benham FD gets ready for inspection Monday

Crunch time is rapidly approaching for the Benham Fire Department, with required testing of the city’s hydrants and other equipment coming up on Monday.During the council’s recent monthly meeting, Benham Fire Chief George Birman Jr. brought the council up to speed on the situation.“ISO (Insurance Services Office) will be here Sept. 22,” said Birman. “I have no control over this, there’s nothing I can do, they’ve been canceled fou...

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