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Nola Sizemore

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A Cawood woman was arrested Sunday morning after she allegedly attempted to rob a volunteer firefighter, who was collecting donations on the Waldon Street Bridge in Harlan.
“Sunday morning officers from the Harlan City Police Department responded to a possible robbery on the Waldon Street Bridge in front of Walmart,” said arresting off

Robbery attempt foiled

A Cawood woman was arrested Sunday morning after she allegedly attempted to rob a volunteer firefighter, who was collecting donations on the Waldon Street Bridge in Harlan. “Sunday morning officers from the Harlan City Police Department responded to a possible robbery on the Waldon Street Bridge in front of Walmart,” said arresting off

District 3 Constable Brandon Haynes, along with Benham Police Officer Ryan Shepherd, arrested a Cumberland man on Saturday charging him with trafficking in a controlled substance.
“At approximately 12:30 p.m. Saturday, me and Officer Ryan Shepherd with the Benham Police Department were sitting in the Cumberland Police Department parking lot

Constable serves trafficking warrant

District 3 Constable Brandon Haynes, along with Benham Police Officer Ryan Shepherd, arrested a Cumberland man on Saturday charging him with trafficking in a controlled substance. “At approximately 12:30 p.m. Saturday, me and Officer Ryan Shepherd with the Benham Police Department were sitting in the Cumberland Police Department parking lot

The third annual 421 Yard Sale will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, not only in Harlan County, but from Michigan City, Ind. to the coast of North Carolina.
This event, locally, is a project of Harlan 20/20 Community Development Foundation in cooperation with Harlan, Evarts and Cumberland Tourist commissions.
“We'd like to see this sale

'421 Yard Sale' begins Friday

The third annual 421 Yard Sale will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, not only in Harlan County, but from Michigan City, Ind. to the coast of North Carolina. This event, locally, is a project of Harlan 20/20 Community Development Foundation in cooperation with Harlan, Evarts and Cumberland Tourist commissions. “We'd like to see this sale

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The annual Harlan County Conservation District's Soil Stewardship and Awards Banquet was held on Tuesday at the Ackley Lodge Dining Hall at Camp Blanton on Watts Creek. Receiving this year's J. Clark Metcalfe's $1,000 scholarships were Brandon Scott Bellofatto, left of Cumberland and a senior at Harlan Coun

Conservation district awards banquet held

Photos by Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise The annual Harlan County Conservation District's Soil Stewardship and Awards Banquet was held on Tuesday at the Ackley Lodge Dining Hall at Camp Blanton on Watts Creek. Receiving this year's J. Clark Metcalfe's $1,000 scholarships were Brandon Scott Bellofatto, left of Cumberland and a senior at Harlan Coun

Recognizing the outstanding achievements of Harlan County youth, the Harlan County Conservation District (HCCD) held their annual Soil Stewardship and Awards Banquet at Camp Blanton on Tuesday.
Receiving scholarships, checks, certificates and plaques, 30 students were recognized during the event.
“The theme for this year's contest was 'The

Soil, water stewardship encouraged

Recognizing the outstanding achievements of Harlan County youth, the Harlan County Conservation District (HCCD) held their annual Soil Stewardship and Awards Banquet at Camp Blanton on Tuesday. Receiving scholarships, checks, certificates and plaques, 30 students were recognized during the event. “The theme for this year's contest was 'The

Get ready for “A wildly good time” at the 2015 Black Bear Festival, which will be held in downtown Cumberland May 8-9. With “authentic music, artistry and so much more,” Cumberland Tourist Commission Director Tracy Bailey said, “you'll enjoy good music, great food and a fantastic experience.”
“On Friday, M

Black Bear Festival set

Get ready for “A wildly good time” at the 2015 Black Bear Festival, which will be held in downtown Cumberland May 8-9. With “authentic music, artistry and so much more,” Cumberland Tourist Commission Director Tracy Bailey said, “you'll enjoy good music, great food and a fantastic experience.” “On Friday, M

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A trio of ducks recently enjoyed the lake at Kingdom Come State Park in Cumberland, which allows fishing and paddle-boating. The park, with an elevation of 2,700 feet, is the crowning jewel in the crest of Pine Mountain. Named after the popular Civil War novel, “The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come,” by Ke

A 'ducky' time

Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise A trio of ducks recently enjoyed the lake at Kingdom Come State Park in Cumberland, which allows fishing and paddle-boating. The park, with an elevation of 2,700 feet, is the crowning jewel in the crest of Pine Mountain. Named after the popular Civil War novel, “The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come,” by Ke

Stressing the importance of vaccinating your children, Dr. Abiodun Akisanya participated in this month's “Lunch-n-Learn” series held at the Harlan ARH Hospital on Friday.
“Vaccines provide protection and immunity thereby preventing sickness, cancer and deaths,” said Akisanya. “Vaccines protect your health, preserve li

'Lunch-n-Learn' features Akisanya

Stressing the importance of vaccinating your children, Dr. Abiodun Akisanya participated in this month's “Lunch-n-Learn” series held at the Harlan ARH Hospital on Friday. “Vaccines provide protection and immunity thereby preventing sickness, cancer and deaths,” said Akisanya. “Vaccines protect your health, preserve li

Battling the rain, 75 to 80 runners and hikers participated in their second annual “Raven Rock 5K Challenge” held last Saturday in Cumberland.
Beginning at the Kingdom Come State (KCS) Park, participants traveled on the Log Rock Trail, the Laurel Trail, Power Line Trail, Raven Rock Trail, Turkey Trail, Saltress Trail and the Ivy Trail

'Raven Rock 5K Challenge' held

Battling the rain, 75 to 80 runners and hikers participated in their second annual “Raven Rock 5K Challenge” held last Saturday in Cumberland. Beginning at the Kingdom Come State (KCS) Park, participants traveled on the Log Rock Trail, the Laurel Trail, Power Line Trail, Raven Rock Trail, Turkey Trail, Saltress Trail and the Ivy Trail

At a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council a first reading of an ordinance relating to electrical inspection fees was read.
The ordinance states to ensure the safety and security of residences and buildings the city has asserted its right to regulate the installation and operation of electrical wiring, appliances and apparatus devised in or ab

Electrical inspection fees proposed

At a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council a first reading of an ordinance relating to electrical inspection fees was read. The ordinance states to ensure the safety and security of residences and buildings the city has asserted its right to regulate the installation and operation of electrical wiring, appliances and apparatus devised in or ab

A list of residents owing delinquent property taxes and unpaid privilege licenses was distributed to members of the Evarts City Council during a recent meeting.
Mayor Eddie Manning said the list of unpaid privilege licenses will be declared delinquent on May 8, and city clerk Kristi confirmed $9,050 is still unpaid.
“The cops will get the l

Taxes, privilege licences discussed

A list of residents owing delinquent property taxes and unpaid privilege licenses was distributed to members of the Evarts City Council during a recent meeting. Mayor Eddie Manning said the list of unpaid privilege licenses will be declared delinquent on May 8, and city clerk Kristi confirmed $9,050 is still unpaid. “The cops will get the l

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In observance of “Earth Day” and as a service to their members, Harlan County Farm Bureau (HCFB) hosted their annual tree giveaway on Thursday at their downtown Harlan location. Approximately 1,000 trees, which included: Kentucky coffee tree, northern red oak, shortleaf pine, white oak, black walnut, haze

'Tree Giveaway' honors Earth Day

Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise In observance of “Earth Day” and as a service to their members, Harlan County Farm Bureau (HCFB) hosted their annual tree giveaway on Thursday at their downtown Harlan location. Approximately 1,000 trees, which included: Kentucky coffee tree, northern red oak, shortleaf pine, white oak, black walnut, haze

Looking for excitement? East Coast Off-Road Racing Series (ECORS) will host 4X4 endurance racing at the “Flats” in Cumberland on Friday and Saturday.
Cumberland Tourist Commission Director Tracy Bailey said she and other members are always happy to see events planned for the Tri-City area.
The cost is $10 for Friday and $15 for Saturd

Tri-Cities host ECORS event

Looking for excitement? East Coast Off-Road Racing Series (ECORS) will host 4X4 endurance racing at the “Flats” in Cumberland on Friday and Saturday. Cumberland Tourist Commission Director Tracy Bailey said she and other members are always happy to see events planned for the Tri-City area. The cost is $10 for Friday and $15 for Saturd

Sheriff's office to collect Lynch taxes

During a recent special called meeting of the Lynch City Council a resolution establishing a fee for collecting the city of Lynch's property taxes by the Harlan County Sheriff's Office was approved. In the resolution it states, “Taxes unpaid after April 15 will be turned over to the Harlan County Clerk's Office for collection as delinquent.

During a recent meeting of the Evarts Tourist Commission, members discussed BB&T charging the city $5 per month for each account they have with the bank and then charging city employees' another fee to cash their payroll checks.
“This $5 fee has always been cut out of the city's general fund for each individual account the city has with

Tourism discusses bank fees charged

During a recent meeting of the Evarts Tourist Commission, members discussed BB&T charging the city $5 per month for each account they have with the bank and then charging city employees' another fee to cash their payroll checks. “This $5 fee has always been cut out of the city's general fund for each individual account the city has with

The upcoming Black Bear Festival highlighted a recent meeting of the Cumberland Tourist Commission. The festival is set for May 8-9 in downtown Cumberland.
“Derby City Amusements will be sending me a list of all the rides they will be bring to the festival,” said Director Tracy Bailey. “We have a comedy act, The Moron Brothers, o

'Black Bear Festival' plans finalized

The upcoming Black Bear Festival highlighted a recent meeting of the Cumberland Tourist Commission. The festival is set for May 8-9 in downtown Cumberland. “Derby City Amusements will be sending me a list of all the rides they will be bring to the festival,” said Director Tracy Bailey. “We have a comedy act, The Moron Brothers, o

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A forest fire in the Sunshine community of Harlan is being manned by firefighting crews from the Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF). Approximately 25 acres are on fire according to Kenny Fannin, regional ranger with the KDF. “A tree fell onto power lines, which in-turn caused the mountain to catch on fire,R

Fire causes power outages

Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise A forest fire in the Sunshine community of Harlan is being manned by firefighting crews from the Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF). Approximately 25 acres are on fire according to Kenny Fannin, regional ranger with the KDF. “A tree fell onto power lines, which in-turn caused the mountain to catch on fire,R

A school energy report was recently presented to members of the Harlan Independent Board of Education by Energy Manager Sherry Sexton.
Sexton said the Harlan Independent School District is doing “a wonderful job.”
“Harlan Independent ranks 33 in the state out of 173 districts,” said Sexton. “You are doing a really go

City scores well on energy report

A school energy report was recently presented to members of the Harlan Independent Board of Education by Energy Manager Sherry Sexton. Sexton said the Harlan Independent School District is doing “a wonderful job.” “Harlan Independent ranks 33 in the state out of 173 districts,” said Sexton. “You are doing a really go

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Angie Williams, wife of Ronnie Williams, pastor of the Dressen Church of God, was recently recognized by the Ladies Auxiliary for her dedicated work in the church. Each lady presented handmade cards of appreciation expressing “Why they love her” and these were presented to her during a dinner prepared by the auxiliary a

Williams recognized for her work

Photo submitted Angie Williams, wife of Ronnie Williams, pastor of the Dressen Church of God, was recently recognized by the Ladies Auxiliary for her dedicated work in the church. Each lady presented handmade cards of appreciation expressing “Why they love her” and these were presented to her during a dinner prepared by the auxiliary a

Harlan County Clerk Donna Hoskins has announced new changes to Kentucky's vehicle registration system are now being implemented in her office and county clerk offices across the state.
She said the vehicle registration system is changing to “print on demand” (POD) decals for license plate renewals. She added instead of clerk offices ha

New vehicle registration system implemented

Harlan County Clerk Donna Hoskins has announced new changes to Kentucky's vehicle registration system are now being implemented in her office and county clerk offices across the state. She said the vehicle registration system is changing to “print on demand” (POD) decals for license plate renewals. She added instead of clerk offices ha





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