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Nola Sizemore

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With only eight days left, a nationwide fundraiser hosted by the FX TV series “Justified” could enable you and a friend to win a trip to Los Angeles to watch the finale party with the cast. Harlan Boys and Girls Club Executive-Director Kateena Haynes said the fundraiser will benefit Harlan County children.
“For a $10 donation, yo

Win trip to 'Justified' finale

With only eight days left, a nationwide fundraiser hosted by the FX TV series “Justified” could enable you and a friend to win a trip to Los Angeles to watch the finale party with the cast. Harlan Boys and Girls Club Executive-Director Kateena Haynes said the fundraiser will benefit Harlan County children. “For a $10 donation, yo

Four Governors Scholars at Harlan High School were honored by the Harlan Independent Board of Education at a recent meeting.
Presenting a plaque of appreciation to each of the seniors, Superintendent C.D. Morton said these students are some of Harlan High School's “brightest and best students.”
“We just wanted to take the opport

Students recognized by board for work

Four Governors Scholars at Harlan High School were honored by the Harlan Independent Board of Education at a recent meeting. Presenting a plaque of appreciation to each of the seniors, Superintendent C.D. Morton said these students are some of Harlan High School's “brightest and best students.” “We just wanted to take the opport

Tri-City seeks 'Trail Town' designation

Working to receive the state's designation as an official “Trail Town,” members of the Tri-City Trail Town Task Force met recently and discussed requirements still needed. Committee member Jeremy Williams said some of the requirements still needed include: having an all-day trail run, welcome signs and kiosks in place with area trails,

Falling 45 days behind schedule, GRW Architect Jimmy Piper told members of the Harlan Independent Board of Education, at a special called meeting on Thursday, bids for their cafeteria project should be let out to bid in the next 30 days.
“We are narrowing down on getting the documents out ready to bid,” said Piper. “I met with a

Cafeteria project delayed 45 days

Falling 45 days behind schedule, GRW Architect Jimmy Piper told members of the Harlan Independent Board of Education, at a special called meeting on Thursday, bids for their cafeteria project should be let out to bid in the next 30 days. “We are narrowing down on getting the documents out ready to bid,” said Piper. “I met with a

Harlan County Clerk Donna Hoskins has announced the last day to register to vote in the May primary election is 4:30 p.m. on April 20. She said you can register for the first time or change your precinct only during this time.
“You can now begin to apply for mail-in absentee ballots,” said Hoskins. “There are qualifications you m

Election deadlines announced

Harlan County Clerk Donna Hoskins has announced the last day to register to vote in the May primary election is 4:30 p.m. on April 20. She said you can register for the first time or change your precinct only during this time. “You can now begin to apply for mail-in absentee ballots,” said Hoskins. “There are qualifications you m

Want to enjoy a community-wide day of fun and excitement? Come to the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Cumberland area on U.S. 119 near Britthaven of the Tri-Cities Nursing Home and the Harlan ARH Clinic.
Hosted annually by James “Muggins” Bennett, children will enjoy hunting 120 dozen of real Easter egg

Easter egg hunt scheduled

Want to enjoy a community-wide day of fun and excitement? Come to the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Cumberland area on U.S. 119 near Britthaven of the Tri-Cities Nursing Home and the Harlan ARH Clinic. Hosted annually by James “Muggins” Bennett, children will enjoy hunting 120 dozen of real Easter egg

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A sign of spring is daffodils blooming. Across the county, daffodils, a recurring flower with at least 50 species, can be seen on hillsides and in yards signaling spring and Easter are right around the corner.

Signs of spring

Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise A sign of spring is daffodils blooming. Across the county, daffodils, a recurring flower with at least 50 species, can be seen on hillsides and in yards signaling spring and Easter are right around the corner.

Korean art exhibit

Bringing Korean heritage and culture to Harlan County, the Artists Attic will host the art work of Yee Rim Choi, a junior exchange student at Harlan County High School (HCHS), on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Harlan Center. The exhibit will feature Choi's art work, which includes paintings, drawings, photographs and a mixed media project. Her teacher, R

Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center (HHRC) was recognized as a National Weather Service (NWS) “StormReady Supporter” during a presentation ceremony held on Tuesday at the center.
“We are proud to designate Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center as a StormReady Supporter,” said Tony Edwards, warning coordination meteoro

HHRC: 'StormReady Supporter'

Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center (HHRC) was recognized as a National Weather Service (NWS) “StormReady Supporter” during a presentation ceremony held on Tuesday at the center. “We are proud to designate Harlan Health and Rehabilitation Center as a StormReady Supporter,” said Tony Edwards, warning coordination meteoro

During a special called meeting of the Evarts City Council on Monday, members voted to adopt the county's ordinance relating to the confinement and control of dogs in the city.
Harlan County Animal Shelter Manager and chief animal control officer Duncan Caldwell said he would like to see all the cities in the county “come together” and

Dog ordinance adopted

During a special called meeting of the Evarts City Council on Monday, members voted to adopt the county's ordinance relating to the confinement and control of dogs in the city. Harlan County Animal Shelter Manager and chief animal control officer Duncan Caldwell said he would like to see all the cities in the county “come together” and

Praising the success of the Evarts Neighborhood Watch Program, Evarts Police Chief Lupe Blas commended Officer John Teagle, as community liaison, for beginning a new program to encourage residents to participate in the program.
“We have been getting good reports. Everyone seems to like the programs Officer Teagle has been presenting,”

'Neighborhood Watch' growing

Praising the success of the Evarts Neighborhood Watch Program, Evarts Police Chief Lupe Blas commended Officer John Teagle, as community liaison, for beginning a new program to encourage residents to participate in the program. “We have been getting good reports. Everyone seems to like the programs Officer Teagle has been presenting,”

Water issues highlighted a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council as Mayor Eddie Manning said the city's water plant needs to be enlarged.
“We had issues with water during last month's winter storm,” said Manning. “It's simple mathematics. Our water plant was designed to do 700,000 gallons of water per day. When it was origina

Water plant needs expansion

Water issues highlighted a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council as Mayor Eddie Manning said the city's water plant needs to be enlarged. “We had issues with water during last month's winter storm,” said Manning. “It's simple mathematics. Our water plant was designed to do 700,000 gallons of water per day. When it was origina

Hoping to build a recreational area for fishing in the city, Cumberland Tourist Commission Director Tracy Bailey said approximately $6,500 has been donated by the Cumberland Fish and Game Club for that project.
In a recent meeting, Chairman Cleon Cornett said he had talked with Magistrate David Kennedy, who told him the Harlan County Fiscal Court

Tourism receives donation

Hoping to build a recreational area for fishing in the city, Cumberland Tourist Commission Director Tracy Bailey said approximately $6,500 has been donated by the Cumberland Fish and Game Club for that project. In a recent meeting, Chairman Cleon Cornett said he had talked with Magistrate David Kennedy, who told him the Harlan County Fiscal Court

A fire in the Smith community on Thursday destroyed Hensley-Bethel Baptist Church, a historical landmark to those living in the area.
Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department Chief Steven Hatfield said he received a call at approximately 2 a.m. Thursday morning that a church was burning in the Smith community.
“When we arrived on the scene the ch

Fire destroys Smith church

A fire in the Smith community on Thursday destroyed Hensley-Bethel Baptist Church, a historical landmark to those living in the area. Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department Chief Steven Hatfield said he received a call at approximately 2 a.m. Thursday morning that a church was burning in the Smith community. “When we arrived on the scene the ch

Reorganizing garbage rates, members of the Evarts City Council approved new rates on Tuesday and will have the first reading of a garbage rate ordinance at a special called meeting set for Monday at 5:15 p.m. at city hall.
“Sanitation is the fund that is the weakest of the city,” said Certified Public Accountant and city bookkeeper Tro

New garbage rates discussed

Reorganizing garbage rates, members of the Evarts City Council approved new rates on Tuesday and will have the first reading of a garbage rate ordinance at a special called meeting set for Monday at 5:15 p.m. at city hall. “Sanitation is the fund that is the weakest of the city,” said Certified Public Accountant and city bookkeeper Tro

Upcoming events for the Clover Fork area was the main topic of discussion at the Evarts Tourist Commission meeting on Monday.
Agreeing to buy all the desserts for the annual Harlan County Ridge Runner's Ramp Festival, which will be held in the city on April 18, members also approved a $100 donation for advertising to Harlan 20/20's annual 421 Yard

'Car Show' plans being made

Upcoming events for the Clover Fork area was the main topic of discussion at the Evarts Tourist Commission meeting on Monday. Agreeing to buy all the desserts for the annual Harlan County Ridge Runner's Ramp Festival, which will be held in the city on April 18, members also approved a $100 donation for advertising to Harlan 20/20's annual 421 Yard

Hoping to revive the “Black Bear Educational Habitat” project proposed for the Tri-Cities area, Cumberland Tourist Commission Director Tracy Bailey told members she has sent plans to the new Kentucky Commissioner of Parks Elaine Walker.
During a meeting on Tuesday, Bailey said she has also talked with Kingdom Come State Park manager Ri

'Black Bear Habitat' discussed

Hoping to revive the “Black Bear Educational Habitat” project proposed for the Tri-Cities area, Cumberland Tourist Commission Director Tracy Bailey told members she has sent plans to the new Kentucky Commissioner of Parks Elaine Walker. During a meeting on Tuesday, Bailey said she has also talked with Kingdom Come State Park manager Ri

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Approximately 50 people braved the rain on Saturday to participate in the 7th annual “100 Man March Against Domestic Violence” held in Harlan. After completing the walk, door prizes were given to those participating.

'100 Man March'

Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise Approximately 50 people braved the rain on Saturday to participate in the 7th annual “100 Man March Against Domestic Violence” held in Harlan. After completing the walk, door prizes were given to those participating.

Midwives and country nurses gave hope to mountain women birthing children in the early 1900s. Publishing her newest 367-page book, “A Great Heart,” the story of Mary Breckenridge, her midwives/nurses and the people they served, Baxter resident Shirley Noe Swiesz, 71, said she hopes everyone will enjoy her newest historical fiction novel

Swiesz publishes new book

Midwives and country nurses gave hope to mountain women birthing children in the early 1900s. Publishing her newest 367-page book, “A Great Heart,” the story of Mary Breckenridge, her midwives/nurses and the people they served, Baxter resident Shirley Noe Swiesz, 71, said she hopes everyone will enjoy her newest historical fiction novel

Tyler Hensley is one of the newest additions to the Harlan City Police Department. His job is also a unique one by working alongside his brother, Officer Branden Watts.
“Policing is a career I wanted since I was a child,” Hensley said. “It comes with great responsibilities in protecting and serving your community and solving ever

Integrity in policing

Tyler Hensley is one of the newest additions to the Harlan City Police Department. His job is also a unique one by working alongside his brother, Officer Branden Watts. “Policing is a career I wanted since I was a child,” Hensley said. “It comes with great responsibilities in protecting and serving your community and solving ever





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