Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS OPINION Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:15:19 EST 1800 Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50431698/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, August 28, the 240th day of 2014. There are 125 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:08:07 EST Bears glad to be back home http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-sports/50427744/Bears-glad-to-be-back-home A trip to Richmond last Saturday to take on Bryan Station in their season opener taught the Harlan County Black Bears a few things about their team. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:45:03 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50422666/News-in-Brief State gets $20 million grant for energy study Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:20:04 EST Obama golfs while the world burns http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50430928/Obama-golfs-while-the-world-burns President Obama has officially become the laughingstock of the world, happily ensconced in the wonderland of Martha's Vineyard on one of his many vacations, while a junior varsity terrorist group runs amok lopping off heads of everyone in their... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:18:09 EST Bell County Farm Field Day planned http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-local_features/50430781/Bell-County-Farm-Field-Day-planned Bell County Farm Field Day is planned Aug. 29 at the Bell County Fairgrounds, located at Fourmile. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:18:04 EST What’s Goin’ On http://harlandaily.com/news/local_features/50430668/Whats-Goin-On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:16:05 EST Breathitt schools to remain under state control http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50430873/Breathitt-schools-to-remain-under-state-control FRANKFORT (AP) — The Kentucky Board of Education has decided to keep control of the Breathitt County school district for up to three more years. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:14:11 EST Youth minister indicted for sex abuse http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50436328/Youth-minister-indicted-for-sex-abuse A Virginia youth minister has been indicted on sex abuse charges involving a minor, stemming from an incident which is alleged to have occurred in Kentucky. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:14:10 EST Corbin man charged with arson http://harlandaily.com/news/obits/50433183/Corbin-man-charged-with-arson A Corbin man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly set a building on fire.Christopher Wyatt, 28, was arrested by Kentucky State Police Trooper Chad Gregory and charged with third-degree arson. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:14:09 EST Social media users mum on opinions http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50431729/Social-media-users-mum-on-opinions WASHINGTON (AP) — People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:10:07 EST Towles’ hard work rewarded with starting job http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/50427772/Towles-hard-work-rewarded-with-starting-job The suspense is over. When Kentucky sends its offense onto the field against UT-Martin on Saturday, Patrick Towles is expected to be under center. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:07:06 EST Mortgage fraud settlement a big boost for state http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50431675/Mortgage-fraud-settlement-a-big-boost-for-state In 2008, the weight of lies and greed that built the subprime mortgage industry finally grew so heavy that it collapsed and took the economy with it. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:05:07 EST Evarts plans big Labor Day Festival http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50334188/Evarts-plans-big-Labor-Day-Festival Finalizing plans for their upcoming Labor Day Festival slated for Saturday, members of the Evarts Tourist and Convention Commission reported everything is now in place for the event, which will be held in downtown Evarts. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:02:03 EST Harlan coal a hit at Kentucky State Fair http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50433082/Harlan-coal-a-hit-at-Kentucky-State-Fair The Kentucky State Fair is an opportunity for Kentucky counties to show off the best they have to offer, and Harlan County was no exception at this year's event. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:01:05 EST Man indicted for sexual abuse http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/50405369/Man-indicted-for-sexual-abuse An indictment charging a man with sexually abusing a child under 12 was handed down by the Harlan County Grand Jury on Aug. 11. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:00:05 EST Grand Canyon walk honors KSP troopers http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/50432524/Grand-Canyon-walk-honors-KSP-troopers Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer and Lt. Col. Jack Miniard trekked the Grand Canyon from rim to rim Aug. 22-24 in a 30-mile hike to honor all KSP troopers who currently serve and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice with their... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:53:11 EST UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50421404/UN-panel:-Global-warming-human-caused-dangerous WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:25:15 EST State leader pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme http://harlandaily.com/news/news/50430851/State-leader-pleads-guilty-in-kickbacks-scheme WEST LIBERTY (AP) — Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:26:03 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50413443/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, August 27, the 239th day of 2014. There are 126 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:01:52 EST LOCAL SPORTS http://harlandaily.com/news/sports/50412463/LOCAL-SPORTS Everyone contributes asTigerettes roll to victoryAll 13 Tigerettes reached the scoring column Monday as Black Mountain won 45-16 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action at Green Hills. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:38:07 EST