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Board not closing schools, Wallins project progressing

The Harlan County Board of Education has no plans to close Cawood Elementary School or Green Hills Elementary School. Board of Education Chairman Gary Farmer ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Tri-City virus spread contained, new positives

In Judge-Executive Dan Mosley’s recent COVID-19 update, he announced the community spread in the Tri-City area has been contained. “This flattening of the curve has ... Read more

2 days ago by Emily Sargent.

Celebrating America

Shards from bombs bursting in air adorned the sky over Harlan on Saturday during the county’s Fourth of July celebration. (Photos by Chris Jones and ... Read more

2 days ago by Emily Sargent.

Morton receives ‘exemplary’ rating on evaluation

Entering his eighth year as Harlan Independent Schools superintendent, C.D. Morton’s annual performance evaluation resulted in “exemplary” ratings across all seven leadership standards by the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Harlan County arrest records

The following individuals were recently lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center: Millard Tackett, 23, of Harlan, was arrested by Harlan Police Department officers on ... Read more

6 days ago by Emily Sargent.

Staying afloat in an artistic sort of way

Artists across the state are finding ways to cope with the sweeping hardships brought about by the novel coronavirus. One of these artists, a Harlan ... Read more

6 days ago by Emily Sargent.

Blackjewel properties risk abandonment in bankruptcy case

With bankruptcy hearings lasting well into the unknown, more issues with the company were brought to the table in a letter to the bankruptcy judge ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sargent.

Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley

Unemployment assistance booths could come to Harlan

With Kentucky residents still struggling to receive their unemployment benefits, Harlan’s judge-executive stepped up to the plate and sent a letter to Gov. Andy Beshear ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sargent.

Busroe appointed to Home Federal Bank board

Home Federal Bank recently welcomed Harlan County Attorney Fred Busroe to its board of directors.  Busroe said he is honored to be a member of ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sargent.

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Harlan primary totals are (almost) in

The following totals are the unofficial results in Harlan County for the 2020 primary election: U.S. President Republican candidates — Incumbent President Donald Trump (2,112); ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sargent.

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