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Another stab at prognostication perfection - Harlan Daily

For over 30 football seasons and counting, this is one of the most difficult columns I write each year as I attempt prognostication perfection, giving readers my thoughts on what to expect in the upcoming season while taking a stab at records for each team.When I was making predictions on four teams

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2018-08-14 20:45:00

Expectations sky high for Wildcats - Harlan Daily

LEXINGTON (KT) — The hype is on.The Kentucky men’s basketball team provided a glimpse into what to expect this season during a four-game exhibition tour in the Bahamas. The Wildcats won all four games and they weren’t even close, leaving Big Blue Nation yearning for more.Posting four blowouts agains

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2018-08-16 00:50:00

Man behind bars after city drug bust

A Barbourville man told police he was only “trying to support his family” after a successful drug bust on Friday. Now, James Aaron Smith, 28, is behind bars, facing several drug charges.

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2018-08-15 13:00:23

Post 10 to set up check points in Bell Co. - Middlesboro Daily News

Kentucky State Police Post 10 Harlan just released information about traffic stops they will be holding in various areas of their jurisdiction.They stated that troopers will be checking for impaired motorists, that children are properly secured in the correct safety seats and to inform drivers of ab

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 18:28:00

UK college visit by GEAR UP - Harlan Daily

ByStaff ReportsEmail the authorPublished 6:20 am Wednesday, August 15, 2018GEAR UP took Harlan County High School freshman and sophomores on a college tour of the University of Kentucky in May.GEAR UP took Harlan County High School freshman and sophomores on a college tour of the University of Kentu

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2018-08-15 10:20:00

Operation Christmas Child - Harlan Daily

The Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Project is currently underway, with local churches working along with others throughout the nation and Samaritan’s Purse to fill donation boxes destined for children in needy areas this Christmas.According to the Samaritan’s Purse website at https://www.samarita

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2018-08-14 14:10:00

Daniels selected for Rogers Explorers program - Harlan Daily

The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science, and community service. It is developed, coordinated, and supervised by The Center for Rural Development in partnership with University of the Cumberlands,

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2018-08-15 10:20:00

Local police officers honored - Harlan Daily

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) honored officers from 114 law enforcement agencies across the state for their work to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles, including officers at the Harlan City Police Department, the Loyall City Police Department and Ken


Police: Man caught throwing black case with drugs inside over embankment

Police charged Harold R. Hayes, 37, of Busy, with operating an ATV on a roadway, trafficking in marijuana less than eight ounces, first-degree trafficking in methamphetamine and tampering with physical evidence.


Police: Clay County man broke into and stole from home, then set house on fire

Frost is accused of stealing clothes, knives, a purse, a TV and other personal items.


Pair face child endangerment charges - Harlan Daily

A man and woman are facing child endangerment charges after police received a complaint that two juveniles were going house to house asking for food in Loyall.James Walker, 47, and Evelyn Galloway, 51, both of Loyall, were arrested on Monday by Loyall City Police Officer Mitch Alford.According to th


Man found shot to death in Perry County - ABC 36 News

HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man was found shot to death Wednesday afternoon in Perry County and State Police say it doesn’t look like it was suicide.The man’s body was found in a car along Elm Shoal Branch Road in the Combs community just before 2:30 p.m.- Advertisement -Investigators say no one was in t


Man sentenced to 5 years - Harlan Daily

An Evarts man was sentenced to a total of five years in prison in Harlan Circuit Court recently.Billy Wynn, 38, appeared for sentencing in front of Harlan Circuit Court Judge Kent Hendrickson on July 19. Commonwealth’s Attorney Parker Boggs and Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jonathon Lee handled


Local motel closes, new ownership brings in specialty doctors

WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) -A staple in the Whitesburg Community is now owned by Pikeville Medical Center.Mayor James Craft says their ownership of the Whitesburg Motel became official on August 1, making traveling and overnight stays a little more difficult.He says while he is sad to see one of Letcher


KSP: One dead after three-vehicle collision in Leslie County

Police say the crash happened Monday just after 8:00 a.m. on the Hal Rogers Parkway. According to investigators, a 2000 Honda CRV was traveling eastward on the parkway, when it crossed the center line and sideswiped a 2005 Ford Ranger before colliding head-on with a 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe.


Veteran HHS squad seeks district title - Harlan Daily

With a 32-man roster that includes 11 seniors in a district that appears to feature no clear-cut favorites, the Harlan Green Dragons enter the 2018 season knowing the future is now. They have no interest in a slow rebuilding process as they seek to bounce back from a 3-8 performance last fall.“We’re

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2018-08-14 20:55:00

Time to make new child-welfare law work - Harlan Daily

A pair of new state and federal child-welfare laws demand swift, capable action by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration.So, here’s hoping kids and taxpayers get more out of the governor’s new “special advisers” than they did from his “adoption czar.”Kentucky will pay Chris and Alicia Johnson $165,000 a


News Around the State - Harlan Daily

Churchill officials say the facility is hiring both hourly and salaried employees in operations, marketing, finance, food and beverage, information technology, human resources, security and administration.


Update: Missing Bell County woman's family increase reward, continue to search

"We go check it out, or try to anyway, every tip that we get. Most of them we just end up with nothing. But, somebody is going to call and give us a tip and it s going to show us exactly where she is at," says Richard Dalloway, Family of Jessica Caldwell.


Sumacs have many virtues - Harlan Daily

Sumacs are very common in our area, most often found in overgrown fields and areas that have been disturbed. While considered a weed by many, it does have the virtues of providing cover and food for wildlife, and nice fall coloration for human enjoyment.Sumacs, also called “shumate” by some, are woo

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2018-08-14 10:15:00