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Harlan County teachers publish Spanish textbook with focus on Appalachian region

Two Spanish teachers at Harlan County High School have written and published a Spanish I textbook. The book, ... Read more | Add your comment

KSP Post 10 rape case leads to arrest

A man was recently arrested in association with a rape case from 2017, after Kentucky State Police Post ... Read more | Add your comment

Most of KY in ‘red’ category, Harlan incidence rate at 48.9

With most of Kentucky in the critical category on the state incidence map for COVID-19, Judge-Executive Dan Mosley ... Read more | Add your comment

Courthouse news for Nov. 25, 2020

Compiled by Paul Lunsford MARRIAGE LICENSE • Blake Nathaniel Gladson, of Benham, to McKenzie Hope Bundy, of Benham. ... Read more | Add your comment

sports

PHOTO: Cox battles for ball against Knox Central

Harlan’s Dylan Cox battled for a loose ball against Knox Central in middle school basketball action Friday. Cox led the Dragons with 13 points in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

sports

VAUGHT: Young star ready to shine for UK

By Jamie Vaught Contributing columnist Going into this COVID-19 hoops season, superstar guard BJ Boston is considered UK’s most celebrated freshman. But the Big Blue ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Medicaid fraud charges for owner of Harlan rehab facility

BY TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today A two-year investigation has led to federal health care fraud charges against the owner of rehabilitation facilities in eastern Kentucky. ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:06 pm

Sports

Johnson Central defends title in 46-8 victory

By Paul Lunsford, Contributing Writer Defending state champ Johnson Central rolled up 414 total yards of offense on Friday to claim a 46-8 win over ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:04 pm

Sports

Harlan falls to Pineville in middle school action

By Paul Lunsford, Contributing Writer Pineville’s seventh and eighth-grade team has two outstanding players of the future, The Lions got 23 points from Sawyer Thompson ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:03 pm

Opinion

GLASS: We need our communities to take COVID-19 as seriously as our schools have

By Jason Glass Commissioner of Education and Chief Learner Public education is a decidedly social endeavor. The things most graduates treasure from their school years ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:38 pm

Calendar

What’s Goin’ On

The Harlan Enterprise will publish local events in the community calendar for free as space allows. We do not accept submissions via phone. All submissions ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:05 pm

News

Courthouse news – Nov. 18

DISTRICT COURT CASES Oscar Whitehead, 40, theft by deception (under $500) – pleaded not guilty, jury trial set Feb. 9. Christopher P. Gilbert, 32, possession ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:02 pm

education

BME announces honor roll students

The following students were named to the honor roll at Black Mountain Elementary School for the first nine weeks grading period. An asterisk denotes A ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:00 pm

News

Mountain Masters event canceled due to rise in COVID-19 cases

Over the past three decades, the Festival of the Mountain Masters has taken place during the holiday season to promote local artisans and flood Harlan ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 2:54 pm

News

Harlan cases continue to surge, totals second-highest weekly

Over the course of the last three weeks, coronavirus numbers have continued to climb in Harlan County, which recorded its second-highest week with 60 new ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 2:52 pm

News

Churches continue taking donations for Operation Christmas Child

The Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, began Monday with volunteers across America setting up drop-off locations at local churches to collect donations for children ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 2:50 pm

News

Operation Christmas Child kicks off next week

Lynch Church of God and Verda Baptist Church will serve as a Dropoff Centers, utilizing contactless curbside service, for Operation Christmas Child during this year’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 13, 2020 2:33 pm

News

Local gives back to frontline workers with ‘Blessing Bags’

Since the start of the pandemic in Harlan County, Ashley Cozart-Brassfield said the Lord had laid it upon her heart to give back and show ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Thursday, November 12, 2020 5:37 pm

Lifestyle

SARGENT: Exercising my right to vote for the first time made me proud to be an American

Like many Americans, I had the opportunity to utilize my right to vote this Election Day.  Oddly enough, it was the first time I had ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:31 pm

News

Loyall man killed in crash on 119

A collision on US 119 left one man dead Wednesday after the vehicle he was in struck a garbage truck. A press release from the Kentucky ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:20 pm

News

Data collected from Harlan could help internet service in future, Surber says

The monthly Harlan County Chamber of Commerce meeting invited Scott Surber with the Center for Rural Development to discuss preliminary data gathered in the Harlan ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:17 pm

Opinion

GLASS: Reaching and serving Kentucky’s homeless children and youth

By Jason Glass Commissioner of Education November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, a time for us to bring attention to the prevalence of homeless ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 9, 2020 3:09 pm

sports

Montanaro hits game-winner as Harlan claims overtime win

By Paul Lunsford Contributing writer The Harlan Green Dragons captured their first victory of the season last week, a 51-49 overtime win at Middlesboro. Nate ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 9, 2020 2:56 pm

sports

Black Bears take down East Jessamine in Friday’s 38-21 victory

Harlan County tailback Demarco Hopkins worked through the East Jessamine defense in Friday’s game. Hopkins ran for 175 yards and scored three touchdowns in the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 9, 2020 2:50 pm

News

USDA awards grants, loans to local entities preventing 100+ job loss

With the help of a CARES Act Business and Industry loan guarantee to industries in Harlan County, over 100 jobs will be saved from the ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Monday, November 9, 2020 2:18 pm

News

Harlan County 2020 Election Results

(Note: All results are preliminary as votes are still being counted throughout the week.) PRESIDENT  — Donald Trump/Mike Pence: 9,363 — Joe Biden/Kamala Harris: 1,491 ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:05 pm

News

UK women’s basketball star selects local teacher for SEC grant

University of Kentucky student-athlete Blair Green recently selected Greg Longworth, a math teacher at Harlan County High School, as the recipient of a $3,500 SEC ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:04 pm

News

Harlan County Chamber of Commerce announces winners to be awarded at Virtual Awards Gala Oct. 29

The Harlan County Chamber of Commerce (www.harlancountychamber.com) announced its annual award winners that will receive recognition at its Virtual Awards Gala at 6 p.m. Thursday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:58 pm

News

Daily totals of COVID-19 lowest since mid-August, Mosley says

With other parts of the state reporting higher numbers of coronavirus cases per day, Harlan County’s has dropped to the lowest rate reported since mid-August, ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:49 pm

Feature

PHOTOS: Get outta town!

Mountains in southeastern Kentucky are a staple to the region, and that includes Knobby Rock in Harlan County. Situated high above numerous ridges in Blanton ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:36 am

Feature

Pet of the Week for Oct. 21, 2020

Marcus is the Harlan County Animal Shelter Pet of the Week for Oct. 21. He is a 3-month-old kitten who loves to climb, play with ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:34 am