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Today in History

Today is Sunday, May 21, the 141st day of 2017. There are 224 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lin...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Beshear: Federal government must fully fund ACA for health of Ky.

FRANKFORT — Attorney General Andy Beshear announced he is seeking to intervene in a federal court case to ensure the Affordable Care Act is prop...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Saturday, May 20, the 140th day of 2017. There are 225 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 20, 1927, Charles Lind...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Thompson named superintendent

Thompson named superintendent

The Pineville Independent School District effectively ended its two-year search for a superintendent on Monday. The school board announced Pineville a...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Pineville hospital undergoing changes

The Pineville Community Hospital is transitioning ownership to Pineville Medical Center, which is a subsidiary of Americore Health.Americore Health is...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Overcoming addiction: Ashlee’s story

Overcoming addiction: Ashlee’s story

Drug abuse and addiction is a well-known blight in Appalachia. The region has made up more than a fifth of the opiate related deaths since 1999. In 20...

May 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Black Bears find a ‘Will to win’
LMU’s season comes to a close

LMU’s season comes to a close

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. — Lincoln Memorial’s miraculous postseason run came to an end Saturday at Scarborough Field as the Railsplitters (35-19)...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


[VIDEO] Bell welcomes Frankie Smith

[VIDEO] Bell welcomes Frankie Smith

Frankie Smith was officially named the new Bell County boys basketball coach during a press conference on Monday. The event was held on the last day o...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Smith to lead Bell Bobcats

Smith to lead Bell Bobcats

Bell County has found their new boys head basketball coach. Frankie Smith will take over the helm for the Bobcats next season. The school is holding a...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Augustine, Wages and Adams named to NCBWA All-Southeast Region team

Augustine, Wages and Adams named to NCBWA All-Southeast Region team

PEMBROKE, N.C. — Lincoln Memorial University junior outfielder Logan Augustine has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of Ame...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Jackets defeat Williamsburg

Jackets defeat Williamsburg

A two-run single by Josh Arnold was just the medicine Middlesboro needed. The shot to right field paced a four-run effort in the third that helped the...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


Fox, Monk will be drafted outside the top 5

Fox, Monk will be drafted outside the top 5

It’s that time of year again. A time when basketball executives and fans began dreaming of the possibility of landing a franchise player.As has ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


First aid: Dealing with blisters

First aid: Dealing with blisters

A blister is your body’s way of telling you to ease off on what you’re doing, whether it’s a long hike or chopping wood. They are of...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Submissions sought for annual photo contest

Submissions sought for annual photo contest

This year’s Poke Sallet Festival Photo Contest will be on display at the Harlan Center June 1 through 3.Submissions for the contest will be take...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Local NSDAR conducts meeting

The Maj. George Gibson Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) met April 29 in Jonesville, Virginia. Rebecca (Becky) Jon...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Helping your child reach a healthy weight

The percentage of children who are overweight, or even obese, is still very high. And while most parents are anxious to try and help their children ge...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

May 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Legislative update
Memories of our loved ones live within us

Memories of our loved ones live within us

Through the winter months, I had been thinking about how I was going to tackle the huge project of replacing our privacy fence in the spring. I have b...

May 21st, 2017 |  


A simple man’s view of the King James Bible

A simple man’s view of the King James Bible

Have you ever been in a situation where you know what you are about to say, or write, will be in disagreement with the majority of people, including m...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Mother first, graduate second

Mother first, graduate second

When you work in public relations you often find yourself on the sidelines to events, ceremonies and special occasions. With a camera in tow you set f...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Mothers: Warriors in the life of children

Mothers: Warriors in the life of children

Some time ago my son was going through a very difficult time. I had shed many tears as my heart broke for him and I prayed fervently for God’s i...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Every day is Mother’s Day or Father’s Day

Every day is Mother’s Day or Father’s Day

Mother’s Day for 2017 has come and gone. The bouquets of flowers have wilted, and the best candies in those gold-foil boxes have been devoured.W...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Perks to being a chicken

Perks to being a chicken

Irma has it figured out. She’s a bona fide, egg-laying member of the “Production Red” hen sorority and she knows her rights.This is ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


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