Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS NEWS Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/NEWS http://harlandaily.com/section/NEWS Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:59:18 EST 1800 KYTC continues to monitor roadways for high water, flooding http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152180485/KYTC-continues-to-monitor-roadways-for-high-water-flooding State forces in District 11 continue to monitor routes for high water and/or flooding. Maintenance crews place signage in areas that are determined to be unsafe and impassable. When the water recedes and roads are deemed safe, “Road... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:45:35 EST High water reported across county http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news-opinion_columns/152175275/High-water-reported-across-county Reader photos Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:25:37 EST A busy year for the Harlan JROTC http://harlandaily.com/news/news_education/151673274/A-busy-year-for-the-Harlan-JROTC The Harlan County High School JROTC program has been very active this year and is busy preparing for its most prestigious event. The HCHS Color Guard will participate in the Kentucky Mr. and Miss Basketball ceremony at Rupp Arena on March... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:25:33 EST Flooding seen in county http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152173583/Flooding-seen-in-county As the county road department began addressing issues with flooding from across the area on Wednesday, residents received a winter storm warning effective through Thursday. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:20:33 EST Deputies arrest 2 for trafficking http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152174626/Deputies-arrest-2-for-trafficking Harlan County Sheriff's Deputies arrested two men who were allegedly in the act of transporting a large amount of illegal prescription pills on Tuesday. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:15:32 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152147076/News-in-Brief McConnell tells states: Ignore EPA carbon rules Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:35:34 EST 5 charged in multistate sex trafficking ring http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152174259/5-charged-in-multistate-sex-trafficking-ring ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday charged five St. Paul residents in what authorities allege was a multistate sex-trafficking ring whose victims included minors. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:00:34 EST City wants water conserved http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152170406/City-wants-water-conserved Cumberland Mayor Carolyn Elliott asks that residents conserve and boil water for the next several days. The water plant had to be shut down for approximately six hours on Tuesday when a coal truck spilled fuel into the Poor Fork of the Cumberland... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:45:31 EST Fish & Wildlife ready to help http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152170347/Fish--Wildlife-ready-to-help Gearing up to offer their assistance to those residents who may need help with flooding issues expected to arise in the region, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife (KDFW) Officer Steve Combs said they are trained and have equipment to help if... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:35:33 EST A slippery slope http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152172359/A-slippery-slope Chris Jones | Daily EnterpriseAn ominous pile of snow and ice proved to be a good place to explore Tuesday afternoon for Braxton Pugh and his sister Brianna as they played near their home on Mound Street in Harlan. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:15:31 EST KBC disaster relief volunteers placed on alert in Kentucky http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152159401/KBC-disaster-relief-volunteers-placed-on-alert-in-Kentucky LOUISVILLE – More than 7,000 Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers were placed on alert Tuesday afternoon as another major winter storm heads toward Kentucky. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:10:32 EST County supports bill http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152154751/County-supports-bill During a meeting on Friday, the Harlan Fiscal Court approved a resolution showing support of Kentucky Senate Bill 29. The bill is designed to ensure funding and stabilization of the state's road fund. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:40:31 EST Water gradually being restored http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152124126/Water-gradually-being-restored Black Mountain Utility District (BMUD) water storage tanks are now being filled in the Clover Fork area for residents in Louellen, Closplint and Holmes Mill, who continued to be out of water on Monday. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:35:32 EST Fire Dept. suffers damages http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152145467/Fire-Dept.-suffers-damages As residents begin surveying storm damage from almost two feet of snow being dumped on the county and subzero temperatures during the past two weeks, the Martins Fork Volunteer Fire Department (MFVFD) is looking at a collapsed roof and damage to five... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:20:31 EST Man charged with receiving stolen property http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152154332/Man-charged-with-receiving-stolen-property A Loyall man is facing a charge of receiving stolen property after allegedly selling battery cells that didn't belong to him to a recycling company. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:35:31 EST Road warrior http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152086389/Road-warrior Chris Jones | Daily Enterprise Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:30:35 EST Ky. awarded grant to help reduce childhood hunger http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152149738/Ky.-awarded-grant-to-help-reduce-childhood-hunger FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced a $3.6 million federal grant for a pilot project to help rural families with children receive more substantial food benefits. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:34 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152147043/News-in-Brief Rep. Couch files 'Coal Jobs Saving Resolution' Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:32 EST Former sheriff’s audits released http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152129671/Former-sheriffs-audits-released Auditor of Public Accounts Adam Edelen has released audits of the office of former Harlan County Sheriff Marvin Lipfird for the years 2012 and 2013. The audits contain several issues, including missing funds from a drug-buy account. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:55:31 EST Napier appointed to council http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152091620/Napier-appointed-to-council During a special called meeting of the Evarts City Council on Thursday, Michael W. Napier, 42, was appointed to fill a council seat vacated by Clark Cusick, who recently resigned from that position. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:30:32 EST