NEWS


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News in Brief

Auto manufacturer adding 100 jobs in W. Ky.FULTON (AP) — An automotive company in western Kentucky is expanding its operation and adding 100 job...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Study finds global warming could steal postcard-perfect days

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-k...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who ki...

January 18th, 2017 |  


New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as the election outcome intensifies America’s abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Shoffner & Mars, LLC to purchase Middlesboro Days Inn

Shoffner & Mars, LLC to purchase Middlesboro Days Inn

MIDDLESBORO — Shoffner & Mars, LLC announced Wednesday its intent to purchase the Middlesboro Days Inn. With its unique location at 1623 Cum...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Free pap screenings will be offered at participating ARH clinics Jan. 23-27

Free pap screenings will be offered at participating ARH clinics Jan. 23-27

Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. The good news is cervical cancer is virtually always preventabl...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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13th Region All A teams

13th Region All A teams

Jay Compton | Pineville SunJordan Brock led the all-tournament team and was joined by McKenzie King, Taylor Simpson, Noah Canady and Brandi Haywood. J...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Bell falls to Whitley

Bell falls to Whitley

Bell County held leads at the end of the second and third during Tuesday’s game against Whitley County. A fourth-quarter rally led by Corey John...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Pineville repeats as champs

Pineville repeats as champs

As the final seconds began ticking off the clock, the joy could be seen on the faces of the Mountain Lions both on the court and off. It took a fourth...

January 18th, 2017 |  


A big fish in a small pond

A big fish in a small pond

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — Union College senior Gerrard Newby was named to Top 100 Watch List of 2017 for the Bevo Francis Award, Small College Basketb...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Lions survive Williamsburg

Lions survive Williamsburg

A return trip to the 13th Region All A championship didn’t come easy for Pineville. Squaring off against three-win Williamsburg, the Mountain Li...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Kentucky boys and girls basketball prep polls

Kentucky boys and girls basketball prep polls

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes, records, total point...

January 17th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Community Calendar
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Community Calendar
District mason officers installed

District mason officers installed

Photo submittedThe Grand Masonic Lodge of Kentucky recently requested to come to Harlan County and perform an open installation of the officers of all...

January 19th, 2017 |  


First State Financial announces promotions

First State Financial announces promotions

First State Financial has announced several promotions for 2017. Those receiving promotions include: Andrea Muncy, Kristy Nelson Burnett, Rachel Cline...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


What should you know about taking RMDs?

What should you know about taking RMDs?

As we get older, the end of another year takes on greater meaning, in many ways, than it did when we were young. And if you’re a certain age, De...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Federal agencies partner to motivate americans to be healthy, active

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that USDA’s fr...

January 18th, 2017 |  


As tax season approaches, so do scammers

Last summer, Cindy Hockenberry decided she’d had it with threatening phone calls claiming she was behind on her taxes.“One day — I&#...

January 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Getting serious about prayer

Getting serious about prayer

Since prayer is most likely a very private practice for most, it may seem like an abstract concept to those who are not familiar with praying.Prayer, ...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2017. There are 345 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Great once again

Great once again

This week our nation will experience a wonderful American political tradition, as we witness the peaceful transfer of executive power. The new preside...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Politically correct clemency

President Obama’s decision Tuesday to commute the 35-year prison sentence of Pfc. Chelsea, née Bradley,Manning will be celebrated on the le...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Thursday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2017. There are 346 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Some perspective on working for minimum wage

Some perspective on working for minimum wage

Nineteen states, including New York and California, rang in the New Year with an increase in the minimum wage.Massachusetts and Washington State now h...

January 18th, 2017 |  


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