Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS news Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/news http://harlandaily.com/section/news Fri, 6 Mar 2015 07:23:40 EST 1800 Last blast? Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152201391/Last-blast-Late-winter-snowstorm-blankets-South-Northeast PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U.S. after the late-season snow stops falling: Record low temperatures are in the forecast for dozens of cities. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:55:35 EST Road crews battle snow http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152198823/Road-crews-battle-snow Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) crews across the Commonwealth labored through the night and into Thursday to keep main routes passable in the face of a fierce winter storm that brought rain, sleet and a prodigious snowfall. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:20:31 EST Mudslide near Evarts damages homes http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152198060/Mudslide-near-Evarts-damages-homes Heavy rain in the county contributed to a mudslide just outside the city limits of Evarts on Wednesday evening causing Mayor Eddie Manning to put an emergency plan into action. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:15:31 EST Brief power outages with new snow http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152197929/Brief-power-outages-with-new-snow Experiencing snow, sleet and rain, the county has been fortunate to have had only brief power outages during this recent winter event.A short-lived outage in the city of Harlan on Wednesday was quickly restored. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:10:32 EST Battling the elements http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/152198302/Battling-the-elements Missy Bianchi | Daily Enterprise Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:05:31 EST Boil-water advisory lifted http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152198181/Boil-water-advisory-lifted The boil-water advisory for all Cawood Water District customers has been lifted. This includes Pathfork. Cawood Water District asks that water conservation efforts continue. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:55:31 EST How much sugar is in that? http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152192182/How-much-sugar-is-in-that NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that's easier said than done. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:40:35 EST Community Coffee House planned Saturday http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/152192154/Community-Coffee-House-planned-Saturday Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will host its First Saturday Community Coffee House on March 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. The UVa-Wise Bluegrass Band will serve as the featured hosts for this month's Coffee House. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:40:33 EST Documentary on history of Ky. women to premiere http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152192231/Documentary-on-history-of-Ky.-women-to-premiere FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear are joining with the Kentucky Commission on Women to host four premiere showings across the Commonwealth of the documentary “Dreamers & Doers: VOICES of Kentucky... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:35:44 EST News in Brief http://harlandaily.com/news/news/152147084/News-in-Brief Classes canceled in Ky., Tenn. as winter storm hitMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Schools were closed and flights cancelled as a winter storm dropped frozen precipitation in Kentucky and Tennessee Thursday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:35:36 EST 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