Nola Sizemore

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Dressen Church of God Ladies Auxiliary meet

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Dressen Church of God met recently to plan upcoming events for the church. A picnic has been scheduled for Sunday at the Wallins Fellowship Center after Sunday School services end at 11 a.m. There will be no Sunday night service that day. The ladies discussed their upcoming “Walk Through Hell” event to be he

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A training burn was held by the Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday evening on Jonathan Drive in Mary Alice. The owner of an abandoned house allowed the fire department's use of the property to conduct training exercises. Fire Chief Steven Hatfield said all hazardous material was removed from the house be

Training burn held at Mary Alice

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise A training burn was held by the Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday evening on Jonathan Drive in Mary Alice. The owner of an abandoned house allowed the fire department's use of the property to conduct training exercises. Fire Chief Steven Hatfield said all hazardous material was removed from the house be

While giving a report to members of the Evarts City Council on Tuesday, Evarts Police Chief Lupe Blas said his department has received calls from residents and school officials concerned about animals running loose in the city.
“Harold Madden has several animals — goats, chickens and a horse, that have been getting loose and running ar

Animals run wild in Evarts

While giving a report to members of the Evarts City Council on Tuesday, Evarts Police Chief Lupe Blas said his department has received calls from residents and school officials concerned about animals running loose in the city. “Harold Madden has several animals — goats, chickens and a horse, that have been getting loose and running ar

'WeCare' helps cut utility bills

The Weatherization, Conservation Advice and Recycling Energy (WeCare) Program through Kentucky Utilities (KU) provides income-eligible LG&E and KU customers with measures to help them better manage their energy usage and improve the comfort and safety of their homes. The program also offers a home energy analysis, educational materials and hom

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A book signing was held at the Village Center Mall on Tuesday where author Richard G. “Dick” Edwards, left, participated with his book “The Anchor Cross,” author Bill J. Looney with his books “Satan's Breath,” “The Lost Star of Jerusalem,” and “Angel of the Abys

Authors visit Village Center Mall for book signing

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise A book signing was held at the Village Center Mall on Tuesday where author Richard G. “Dick” Edwards, left, participated with his book “The Anchor Cross,” author Bill J. Looney with his books “Satan's Breath,” “The Lost Star of Jerusalem,” and “Angel of the Abys

Zombies will soon walk the streets of downtown Evarts. Or, at least people who look like zombies, dressed with hollow eyes and torn clothing.
The Evarts Tourist Commission will host its first annual “Zombie Walk” on Oct. 25, beginning at 5 p.m., allowing people of all ages to tap into their zombie fantasies by dragging their undead sel

'Zombies' to invade downtown Evarts

Zombies will soon walk the streets of downtown Evarts. Or, at least people who look like zombies, dressed with hollow eyes and torn clothing. The Evarts Tourist Commission will host its first annual “Zombie Walk” on Oct. 25, beginning at 5 p.m., allowing people of all ages to tap into their zombie fantasies by dragging their undead sel

The Tucker-Guthrie Airport in Harlan is the recipient of an $80,000 Federal Aviation Administration grant awarded for improvements at the airport from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The grant will support an environmental study for future acquisition of property to expand the runway said Harlan Airport Board chairman Mark Miracle.
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Airport receives $80,000 environmental study grant

The Tucker-Guthrie Airport in Harlan is the recipient of an $80,000 Federal Aviation Administration grant awarded for improvements at the airport from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant will support an environmental study for future acquisition of property to expand the runway said Harlan Airport Board chairman Mark Miracle. “

At a second reading of proposed burn ban and a fireworks ordinances for the city of Lynch, council members clashed with Fire Chief Bill Goode as they failed to approve both ordinances during a recent meeting of the Lynch City Council.
Councilman Bennie Massey complained about the fire department “going out to every fire” and told Goode

Lynch drops burn ban plan

At a second reading of proposed burn ban and a fireworks ordinances for the city of Lynch, council members clashed with Fire Chief Bill Goode as they failed to approve both ordinances during a recent meeting of the Lynch City Council. Councilman Bennie Massey complained about the fire department “going out to every fire” and told Goode

Finding ways to help unemployed coal miners in the county, Harlan 20/20 is once again selling “coal miner” candles, made by the Goosecreek Candle Company, with an additional Christmas scent this year.
“Last year Harlan 20/20 helped over 100 laid off miners with their electric bills during the months of December, January and Febru

'Coal miner' candles help unemployed miners

Finding ways to help unemployed coal miners in the county, Harlan 20/20 is once again selling “coal miner” candles, made by the Goosecreek Candle Company, with an additional Christmas scent this year. “Last year Harlan 20/20 helped over 100 laid off miners with their electric bills during the months of December, January and Febru

Seeing the end results of the Harlan County Animal Shelter's Dog Rescue Program, Kristene and Joe Gafkjen, of Princeton, Minn., visited Harlan County recently with two dogs they adopted through the program.
“We wanted to visit Harlan County and meet the people who made it possible for us to adopt two beautiful dogs into our home as part of o

Minnesota couple 'rescues' Harlan dogs

Seeing the end results of the Harlan County Animal Shelter's Dog Rescue Program, Kristene and Joe Gafkjen, of Princeton, Minn., visited Harlan County recently with two dogs they adopted through the program. “We wanted to visit Harlan County and meet the people who made it possible for us to adopt two beautiful dogs into our home as part of o

Longtime Kingdom Come Swappin' Meetin' senior coordinator Michael Corriston, 70 of Totz, will mark 21 years of overseeing the annual festival held on the Cumberland campus of the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) with this year's festival set for Oct. 3-4.
Working under the jurisdiction of the SKCTC-CEO, Corriston coordina

Corriston gives back to his community

Longtime Kingdom Come Swappin' Meetin' senior coordinator Michael Corriston, 70 of Totz, will mark 21 years of overseeing the annual festival held on the Cumberland campus of the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) with this year's festival set for Oct. 3-4. Working under the jurisdiction of the SKCTC-CEO, Corriston coordina

The Weatherization, Conservation Advice and Recycling Energy (WeCare) Program through Kentucky Utilities (KU) provides income-eligible LG&E and KU customers with measures to help them better manage their energy usage and improve the comfort and safety of their homes.
The program also offers a home energy analysis, educational materials and hom

'WeCare' helps cut utility bills

The Weatherization, Conservation Advice and Recycling Energy (WeCare) Program through Kentucky Utilities (KU) provides income-eligible LG&E and KU customers with measures to help them better manage their energy usage and improve the comfort and safety of their homes. The program also offers a home energy analysis, educational materials and hom

Loyall 'peels off' new City Sticker Ordinance

Residents in the Loyall area will see an increase in the cost of city stickers bought after Dec. 31 and an increase in fines for those violating the ordinance, which will go into effect after the second reading in October. During a recent meeting of the Loyall City Council, a first reading of a City Sticker Ordinance was read by assistant clerk Li

Ages/Brookside Post Office closes

The U.S. Postal Service has closed the Ages/Brookside Post Office due to lack of maintenance to the facility said Nick C. Walker, Kentuckian District Village Post Office (VPO) Coordinator. “We're going to place a VPO in Matt's Feed and Seed located a half mile from the Ages Post Office so this community can retain their identity,” said

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The Harlan County Homemakers Book Club held their fourth annual book giveaway at the Harlan County Extension Depot on Monday. The first 100 people attending were given a free T-shirt.
Along with free books, participants were provided cake and other refreshments to enjoy a time of fellowship with fellow b

Homemakers Book Club hosts book giveaway

Photos by Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise The Harlan County Homemakers Book Club held their fourth annual book giveaway at the Harlan County Extension Depot on Monday. The first 100 people attending were given a free T-shirt. Along with free books, participants were provided cake and other refreshments to enjoy a time of fellowship with fellow b

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Kristina Lemarr, left, and Tammi Maggard, employees of Cash Express in Harlan, gave cakes to firefighters, police, and ambulance personnel on Wednesday to thank them for continuing to protect Harlan County communities since Sept. 11, 2001. Lemarr, manager of the Harlan Cash Express, said nationwide Cash Express is

9-11 remembered

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise Kristina Lemarr, left, and Tammi Maggard, employees of Cash Express in Harlan, gave cakes to firefighters, police, and ambulance personnel on Wednesday to thank them for continuing to protect Harlan County communities since Sept. 11, 2001. Lemarr, manager of the Harlan Cash Express, said nationwide Cash Express is

Tempers flared over an old issue of who is responsible for an alleged sewerline mishap at a residence owned by Lorene Clark and occupied by Velda Melton, located at 501 Mountain Street, during a meeting of the Lynch City Council on Tuesday.
Clark, who resides and owns property in the Lynch area, attended the meeting and asked that she be paid $1,4

Sewerline discussion renders no results

Tempers flared over an old issue of who is responsible for an alleged sewerline mishap at a residence owned by Lorene Clark and occupied by Velda Melton, located at 501 Mountain Street, during a meeting of the Lynch City Council on Tuesday. Clark, who resides and owns property in the Lynch area, attended the meeting and asked that she be paid $1,4

During a meeting of the Loyall City Council on Monday, council member Trenna Cornett said on Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, the second annual Black Mountain Madness summit bicycle trail ride will held in the county and those cyclists will be traveling through the city of Loyall.
“This year they will ride from Putney to the Loyall Church of

'Madness' bike ride coming to Loyall

During a meeting of the Loyall City Council on Monday, council member Trenna Cornett said on Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, the second annual Black Mountain Madness summit bicycle trail ride will held in the county and those cyclists will be traveling through the city of Loyall. “This year they will ride from Putney to the Loyall Church of

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The Harlan Fire Department responded to a fire at 520 May Street in the city of Harlan on Monday. Fire Chief Linette Hutchison said after receiving a call at approximately 2:10 a.m., upon arrival they found the front door to the unoccupied home open with heavy fire and smoke coming from a back room. Hutchison said

House survives second brush with fire

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise The Harlan Fire Department responded to a fire at 520 May Street in the city of Harlan on Monday. Fire Chief Linette Hutchison said after receiving a call at approximately 2:10 a.m., upon arrival they found the front door to the unoccupied home open with heavy fire and smoke coming from a back room. Hutchison said

Miners win lawsuit filed against Justice

In a summary judgment issued last week by U.S. District Judge James P. Jones, from the Western District of Virginia, Big Stone Gap Division, approximately 100 Kentucky and Virginia coal miners, represented in a class action lawsuit against James C. Justice Companies Inc., won their case. Claiming they were fired in May 2013 without first receiving




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