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The 75th anniversary of an ax murder may reveal ‘The Lady in White’

By Darla Jackson Contributing Writer Those who grew up in Harlan County probably remember the ever-popular ghost story, ... Read more | Add your comment

Harlan native appointed to Commission on Combating Syntheic Opioid Trafficking

Harlan County native Victor L. Brown has been appointed to the Nation’s bipartisan Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid ... Read more | Add your comment

Willing Hearts Clay Art Studio holds grand opening in Cumberland

By Darla Jackson Contributing Writer Willing Hearts Inc., a non-profit organization located at 503 Main St. in Cumberland, ... Read more | Add your comment

Post 10 troopers honored at KSP award ceremony

Harlan, KY – Executive Cabinet Secretary J. Michael Brown joined Kentucky State Police (KSP) Commissioner Phillip Burnett, Jr. ... Read more | Add your comment


Driving under the influence of technology

The phone rings. You answer it. After all, every call is important, right? Same thing with a text message, or an alert from social media. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jeff Moreland.


Kentucky’s share in opioid settlement is $460 million

Kentucky is one of the states that has announced a settlement with four pharmaceutical firms in the opioid pandemic and will receive $460 million in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tom Latek.


UK softball adds Sullivan in transfer portal

Kentucky softball picked up a valuable addition in the transfer portal when former Scott County all-state pitcher Kennedy Sullivan transferred from Western Kentucky to UK ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 6:41 am


Kentucky has major interest in versatile 6-11 forward Kyle Filipowski

He might have the size of a center but 6-11, 230-pound Kyle Filipowski has the skills that immediately impressed Kentucky coach John Calipari when he ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:30 am


UK alum McLaughlin on quest for gold in Tokyo

Former Kentucky hurdler Sydney McLaughlin will begin her quest for an Olympic medal Saturday in the 400-meter hurdles in Tokyo after setting a new world’s ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, July 26, 2021 6:29 am


Excitement surrounds upcoming UK football season

With the Southeastern Conference Media Days this week, the buzz about the upcoming University of Kentucky football season is only going to increase. Even though ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, July 25, 2021 7:00 am


ESPN releases latest high school football rankings

If you are excited about the upcoming Kentucky football season, this is merely a tease to keep you excited about upcoming seasons. ESPN recently released ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:00 am


Wilson earns degree in less than three years

Kentucky’s starting center this football season figures to be junior Quinton Wilson but he’s already had one other major accomplishment — he graduated in 2 ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, July 23, 2021 7:00 am


Middlesboro preacher follows baseball religiously

Padgett has visited all Major League Baseball stadiums, seen all teams play How many baseball fans have traveled all over the United States and Canada, ... Read more

by Jamie Vaught, Thursday, July 22, 2021 3:04 pm


10 millionth Camry rolls off line at Georgetown

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc., is celebrating two milestones:  the 35th anniversary of its plant in Georgetown, as well as the ten millionth Camry rolling ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:00 am


Bowden was two-sport star in Ohio

Before Lynn Bowden came to Kentucky to start his memorable football career, he played in the Ohio-Kentucky All-Star Basketball Game. Not only was he an ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:00 am


State reports 1,054 new COVID cases, raising weekly infection rate by 18% in one day; State as a whole is ‘orange’

If there was any doubt that the coronavirus is surging in Kentucky, it was dispelled by Tuesday’s daily report from the state Department for Public ... Read more

by Al Cross, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 9:00 am


KSP looking to defend ‘Cruiser’ crown; Vote for ‘America’s Best Looking Cruiser’ here

The Kentucky State Police are hoping to regain the title of  “America’s Best Looking Cruiser” and say that they need your vote in order to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:49 am


Success brings Cats more SEC transfers

Like many UK football fans, former UK all-SEC running back Anthony White was surprised that a big reason LSU offensive tackle Dare Rosenthal transferred to ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:00 am


Work taking place on KY 1556 in Harlan County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that slide repair operations are now underway and expected to end Friday, July 30 at 6 p.m. on ... Read more

by Special to The Harlan Enterprise, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 11:30 am


With COVID on rise, Beshear makes mask recommendations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – An increase of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky due to the Delta variant has led Gov. Andy Beshear and state public health ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 8:25 am


Highway 160 refurbishment announced

  By Darla Jackson Contributing Writer State Highway 160, recently dubbed “The Dragon Slayer,” is receiving the most extensive makeover it has received in years ... Read more

by Special to The Harlan Enterprise, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 7:39 am


Portal 31 resumes normal business hours

By Darla Jackson Contributing Writer The Portal 31 Mining Exhibition is now back to its regular hours of operation after extensive repairs to the parking ... Read more

by Special to The Harlan Enterprise, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 7:32 am


Cal keeping his eye on Canadian standout

While there was a lot of focus on Illinois big man Kofi Cockburn not transferring to Kentucky and what high school sensation Jalen Duren will ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 7:00 am


Junior from Finland has Kentucky scholarship offer

Olaus Alinen believes that the University of Kentucky football coaching staff saw a “great opportunity” when he was offered a scholarship almost a year ago ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, July 19, 2021 7:00 am


Adebayo says UK helped him get to Olympics

Bam Adebayo says his one year at Kentucky is a big reason he’s part of the U.S. Olympic team. “It showed me how to be ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, July 17, 2021 7:00 am


UK looking to get tight ends the ball

Kentucky recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow asked new offensive coordinator Liam Coen the question UK football fans have wanted answered for several years. “How are we ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, July 17, 2021 7:00 am


Sheppard receives scholarship offer from UK, other schools

North Laurel’s Reed Sheppard led the state in scoring last year as a sophomore at 30 points per game and has created a statewide buzz ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, July 16, 2021 7:00 am



Celebrating 95 years of Kentucky flavor

Kentucky’s own signature soda brand is celebrating its 95th anniversary. July 13 marked the birthday of Ale-8-One, which calls Winchester home and is colloquially known ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 16, 2021 7:00 am


Where does my blood donation go? You can now find out!

Donors can now see where their blood was used I’ve never been a fan of needles, and getting a shot was something I used to ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:54 pm


Daily new cases hit a two-month high

At current rate, it will be early Dec. before 70% of Kentuckians are immunized By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky reported 669 new cases ... Read more

by Special to The Harlan Enterprise, Thursday, July 15, 2021 7:16 am


Stumler could follow Lilley as national player of the year

Setter Madison Lilley not only led Kentucky to a national volleyball championship, the first in school history, but was also the national player of the ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, July 15, 2021 7:00 am