Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:16:19 EST 1800 Legend of the Candy Cane http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-local_features/151465082/Legend-of-the-Candy-Cane Photos submitted Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:55:33 EST Harlan, Rosspoint capture Governor’s Cup titles http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/151464400/Harlan-Rosspoint-capture-Governors-Cup-titles Rosspoint Elementary School and Harlan Middle School claimed top honors in their respective districts in the 2015 Kentucky Governor's Cup competitions. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:20:31 EST Life after death http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151468634/Life-after-death Everyone, deep down in their soul will ask the question; some will state the question verbally while others will quietly ponder, “Is there life after death?” Is there a heaven, a hell, will I be reincarnated, or is this life all there is?... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:20:33 EST Pet of the Week http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/151372957/Pet-of-the-Week Courtesy photo Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:40:33 EST Finding joy in the little things http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151468451/Finding-joy-in-the-little-things There was a couple having dinner together at a nice restaurant. The husband took his wife's hand at one point during dinner and was very lovingly caressing it. He didn't say a word, just stroked her hand and touched her wedding ring... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:10:31 EST Hosea and Gomer, Jesus and you http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151468319/Hosea-and-Gomer-Jesus-and-you (Hosea 3:1) Of all the stories from the Old Testament prophets, the most endearing and well-known may be the story of Hosea and Gomer. Theirs is a love story. As it is for all love stories one must understand the backdrop in which the story is... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:10:32 EST Influences of loved ones we’ve lost http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151462171/Influences-of-loved-ones-weve-lost In the span of fewer than seven days in mid-January, four people who have been vital parts of my own being passed on over to the other side. And while their friends and relatives grieve for them, I tend to smile and celebrate, within my own private... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:00:31 EST Pope praised for tourism work http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/151439189/Pope-praised-for-tourism-work Former District 1 Magistrate Jonathan Pope was lauded at a recent meeting of the Tri-City Trail Town Task Force for his efforts in promoting tourism in the county during his four-year tenure in office. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:10:32 EST Your stance on gun rights? http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151460485/Your-stance-on-gun-rights Gun rights. What are they? Are there limits? What are American attitudes? What informs positions of Americans? Do race/ethnicity/political affiliation impact attitudes? Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:35:33 EST Harlan honored in KFB’s County Activities of Excellence Program http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/151463223/Harlan-honored-in-KFBs-County-Activities-of-Excellence-Program LOUISVILLE — Harlan County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners in the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) County Activities of Excellence program. All five recipients of the award were recognized during the December 4 general session... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:25:31 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/151442529/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2015. There are 341 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:55:32 EST Improving Cats knock off HCHS http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/151464252/Improving-Cats-knock-off-HCHS LOG MOUNTAIN — Largely forgotten in the 13th Region discussion after being hit hard by graduation and struggling early in the season, the Bell County Bobcats appear to be growing up at just the right time. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:20:33 EST Fast start sends Bell to victory http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/151464063/Fast-start-sends-Bell-to-victory The Bell County Lady Cats saw one individual milestone celebrated before Friday's game and another reached during a 70-41 blowout of Harlan County. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:20:31 EST What’s Goin’ On http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/151460479/Whats-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 copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee's). Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:31 EST Million dollar budget cut looming http://harlandaily.com/news/news/151461315/Million-dollar-budget-cut-looming Analysis of the future financial condition of Harlan County Schools has convinced Superintendent Mike Howard of the need to plan for spending reductions of nearly $1 million in the coming year. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:35:33 EST Let’s deflate the Pro Bowl’s balls while we’re at it http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/151462671/Lets-deflate-the-Pro-Bowls-balls-while-were-at-it One thing about all the talk this week of deflated footballs (other than the bad jokes) is that we have yet another reason to pay no attention to the fact that this is the NFL's Pro Bowl weekend — so it can't be all bad. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:35:31 EST Residents work to ‘Stop the Mud’ http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/151465822/Residents-work-to-Stop-the-Mud A campaign by some residents who live along KY 987 East below Martins Fork Lake in the Cawood area to “Stop the Mud” appears to have brought positive results, but it came a little late for one young woman. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:35:34 EST Local scholarships available for students http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features-news/151465036/Local-scholarships-available-for-students Organizations in Harlan County have announced scholarships that are available for local students. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:30:33 EST School list http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/151465068/School-list JACESThe following students have been named to the James A. Cawood Elementary School honor roll list for the second nine weeks of the 2014-2015 school year (*denotes all A's): Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:30:31 EST Arrest Records http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/151466123/Arrest-Records (Compiled for the Enterprise by Joe P. Asher)The following individuals were recently lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center:• Conley Cotton, 38, of Harlan, fourth-degree assault; Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:25:33 EST