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KDE updates guidance on Supplemental School Year Program

FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released updated guidance on April 16 detailing how the Supplemental ... Read more | Add your comment

HCHS student arrested after threat

On Tuesday, the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by school officials in reference to a threat that was ... Read more | Add your comment

Wallins renovation exciting for students, staff alike

With Wallins Elementary School’s project nearing the final stages of its completion in the coming months, students and ... Read more | Add your comment

Committee makes presentation regarding wellness, recreation center

During a special called Harlan County Fiscal Court meeting on Monday, the Wellness/Recreation Center Committee presented its findings ... Read more | Add your comment

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PHOTO: Harlan Farm Bureau donates to Honor Guard

Harlan County Farm Bureau donated $300 to the Harlan County Honor Guard. Pictured (from left) is Bill Middleton, HCFB board member, David Witt, HCHG, William ... Read more | Add your comment

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PHOTO: Harlan Farm Bureau donates to FFA

On March 11, Harlan County Farm Bureau donated $500 to the Harlan County Future Farmers of America FFA. Pictured (from left) is Dustin Miniard Young Farmer, ... Read more | Add your comment

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PHOTO: Harlan Farm Bureau donates to Christ’s Hands

On March 31, Harlan County Farm Bureau donated $300 to Christ’s Hands located in Harlan, Kentucky.  Christ’s Hands purpose is to promote the knowledge of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 1:37 pm

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Bluegrass Care Navigators encourages family conversations on National Healthcare Decisions Day

LEXINGTON – Bluegrass Care Navigators is encouraging Kentuckians to join Americans across the country to take part in National Healthcare Decisions Day on Friday, April ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 1:31 pm

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CHI Saint Joseph Health volunteers return to facilities

LONDON – More than a year after CHI Saint Joseph Health paused its volunteer program due to the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers will once again be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 1:09 pm

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Beshear warns Ky. could be moving toward fourth wave of COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear said that looking at some of the trends, a fourth wave of COVID-19 in Kentucky is possible, similar to what is being ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 16, 2021 7:17 am

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VIDEO: Mini Coopers tour southeastern KY

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by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:03 pm

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PHOTOS: Rivalry game

Harlan County High School and Harlan Independent took their school rivalry to the field under Monday night lights on the Green Dragons’ home turf. Black ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:38 pm

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PHOTOS: Mini Coopers take over

Before continuing their tour off Pine Mountain into Whitesburg, a MINI Cooper club with members all the way from Georgia stopped at Pine Mountain Worship ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:25 pm

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Harlan reports highest incidence rate in state

As most of Kentucky continues to move into the orange and yellow categories on the state incidence map for COVID-19, Harlan County was reported as ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:13 pm

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PHOTOS: Ribbon cutting ceremonies

Two ribbon cutting ceremonies took place in Harlan County on Monday to celebrate the opening of two businesses. Pictured are employees with Hometown Urgent Care ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:06 pm

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Property transfers for April 13, 2021

Property Transfers • Gary Allen Potter II and Lydia Thompson, et al., to Angela Nolan, tract or parcel of land near Baxter – state tax ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:01 am

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District court cases for April 13, 2021

District Court Cases • Joshua Allen Kanipe, 30, speeding (20 miles per hour over the limit), failure to produce insurance card – first charge, amended ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:00 am

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ARH announces new president, chief executive officer

The Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) Board of Trustees announced today Hollie Harris Phillips will be the health system’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Phillips, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 12, 2021 4:30 pm

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Recognizing the heroes behind the headset

FRANKFORT – Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) are taking time this week to acknowledge and celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 12, 2021 4:27 pm

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Stoops likes tempo, urgency of revamped offense under Coen

As Kentucky enters its final week of spring workouts, Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops has been pleased with his team’s progress learning and adapting to ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, April 12, 2021 4:14 pm

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Nation’s top-rated high school kicker commits to UK

Spring break week turned into college commitment week for Boyle County junior Jackson Smith. He’s the top-rated kicker/punter in the 2022 recruiting class by ProKicker.com ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, April 9, 2021 4:05 pm

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Kentucky temporarily shutting down unemployment insurance system to stop fraud

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that significant steps are being taken to halt cyberattacks on the state’s unemployment insurance system, including shutting it down ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 9, 2021 7:37 am

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Missing juvenile located in Virginia

On Tuesday, April 6, at approximately 11:27 p.m., the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office received information pertaining to a missing 15-year-old juvenile from the Evarts area.  ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:07 pm

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Beshear asking for major disaster declaration for flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear submitted a request to President Joe Biden Wednesday asking that a major disaster declaration be issued for some ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:58 am

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Election reform bill a stand for democracy, Beshear says

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear held a ceremony on Wednesday where he signed into law five bills passed during the recently concluded 2021 ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:41 am

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Proposed abortion amendment signed, will be on Nov. 2022 ballot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Secretary of State Michael Adams signed House Bill 91, a proposed Constitutional Amendment on abortion, during a ceremony attended by pro-life ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:33 am

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It’s a brave new world in college basketball

John Calipari is used to players taking the one-and-done route when leaving Kentucky. He’s just not accustomed to players throwing their names into the transfer ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:51 am

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PHOTOS: Bears host Perry Central in opener

The Harlan County Black Bears played host to Perry Central in their opener at home last Tuesday. A 7-0 loss to Perry proved there is ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:33 pm

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PHOTOS: Dragons face off at home

The Harlan Green Dragons stood against Lynn Camp on April 6 in the All “A” Classic, suffering an 8-3 defeat at home. (Photos by Emily ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:29 pm

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Former Wildcat Juzang enjoyed ‘phenomenal run’ with UCLA

Johnny Juzang gave it his all and left everything on the court following UCLA’s 93-90 loss to Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament national semifinals. Moments ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:23 am

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Kentucky freshman guard Askew opts to enter transfer portal

Devin Askew will finish out his collegiate career elsewhere after the freshman guard announced his plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal on Monday. “I ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:06 am