Nola Sizemore

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Kicking off the holiday season Thursday at the Village Center Mall Anna Noe, 6 of Evarts, is seen dancing with Santa at a display hosted by Jewelcraft.
Enjoying a Christmas display set up in the Village Center Mall during the “Tree Lighting” event held on Thursday was Doniesha Harriston, 10 of

Photos by Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise Kicking off the holiday season Thursday at the Village Center Mall Anna Noe, 6 of Evarts, is seen dancing with Santa at a display hosted by Jewelcraft. Enjoying a Christmas display set up in the Village Center Mall during the “Tree Lighting” event held on Thursday was Doniesha Harriston, 10 of

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To bring in the holiday season, a tree lighting ceremony was held at the Village Center Mall in Harlan on Thursday. A tree atop the mall was turned on as Santa arrived on a fire truck.
Giving her wish list to Santa on Thursday was Serenity Brock, 6 of Grays Knob. Hundreds of children waiting in line to s

Village Mall hosts annual 'Tree Lighting'

Photos by Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise To bring in the holiday season, a tree lighting ceremony was held at the Village Center Mall in Harlan on Thursday. A tree atop the mall was turned on as Santa arrived on a fire truck. Giving her wish list to Santa on Thursday was Serenity Brock, 6 of Grays Knob. Hundreds of children waiting in line to s

Accepting a law enforcement position in Lexington, Cpl. William Clogston, a three-year veteran of the Evarts Police Department, was recognized in a letter from Assistant Police Chief Owen Noe and presented with a certificate of appreciation for his work as an officer and member of the community at a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council.
In th

Clogston recognized for his dedication

Accepting a law enforcement position in Lexington, Cpl. William Clogston, a three-year veteran of the Evarts Police Department, was recognized in a letter from Assistant Police Chief Owen Noe and presented with a certificate of appreciation for his work as an officer and member of the community at a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council. In th

Hoping to get priority for federal money, Mayor Danny Howard told members of the Harlan City Council, at a recent meeting, he had met with Sandi Curd, program coordinator of the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation's (KHIC) Promise Zone, recently in his office.
He said Curd told him she will be in Williamsburg this week helping those wanting

Harlan looks for federal priority grants

Hoping to get priority for federal money, Mayor Danny Howard told members of the Harlan City Council, at a recent meeting, he had met with Sandi Curd, program coordinator of the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation's (KHIC) Promise Zone, recently in his office. He said Curd told him she will be in Williamsburg this week helping those wanting

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Preparations were made on Wednesday for the annual “tree lighting” at the Village Center Mall, which will begin at dusk Thursday. Live performances will include: Harlan Elementary School Choir, 5:30 p.m.; Taylor Lankford Dancers, 5:45 p.m.; Santa's arrival, 6 p.m.; Harlan County High School Choir, 6:30

Annual mall 'tree lighting' slated

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise Preparations were made on Wednesday for the annual “tree lighting” at the Village Center Mall, which will begin at dusk Thursday. Live performances will include: Harlan Elementary School Choir, 5:30 p.m.; Taylor Lankford Dancers, 5:45 p.m.; Santa's arrival, 6 p.m.; Harlan County High School Choir, 6:30

A project to repave streets in the city has been delayed until spring because of cold weather, said Harlan Mayor Danny Howard at a meeting of the Harlan City Council on Monday.
“The main reason we didn't want to pave in cold weather is, of course, the weather and the asphalt plant shutting down until spring,” said Howard. “So, we

Chilly weather delays paving

A project to repave streets in the city has been delayed until spring because of cold weather, said Harlan Mayor Danny Howard at a meeting of the Harlan City Council on Monday. “The main reason we didn't want to pave in cold weather is, of course, the weather and the asphalt plant shutting down until spring,” said Howard. “So, we

The city of Evarts will soon receive two new police cruisers after receiving a grant in the amount of $47,120 from the USDA Rural Development. Harlan Fiscal Court will match that grant with $15,455.62.
Mayor Eddie Manning told members of the Evarts City Council on Tuesday that the vehicles have been ordered and they hope to have them in the city w

Evarts to receive new police cruisers

The city of Evarts will soon receive two new police cruisers after receiving a grant in the amount of $47,120 from the USDA Rural Development. Harlan Fiscal Court will match that grant with $15,455.62. Mayor Eddie Manning told members of the Evarts City Council on Tuesday that the vehicles have been ordered and they hope to have them in the city w

Looking for ways to help the Harlan County area, Goody's wrapped up their bi-annual “Community Counts” program with a “30 Days of Giving” campaign on Oct. 12.
“This program is done in support of local organizations that make a positive impact,” said store manager Pamela Smith. “The program was successful a

Goody's helps local charity

Looking for ways to help the Harlan County area, Goody's wrapped up their bi-annual “Community Counts” program with a “30 Days of Giving” campaign on Oct. 12. “This program is done in support of local organizations that make a positive impact,” said store manager Pamela Smith. “The program was successful a

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A check in the amount of $250 from the Scotia Employee Association, of Bledsoe, was presented to Sandy Sage, kitchen supervisor at Christ's Hands in Harlan. Presenting the check, but not available for the photo, was Billie Adams, secretary/treasure/pension for the Scotia Employee Association.

Christ's Hands receives donation

Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise A check in the amount of $250 from the Scotia Employee Association, of Bledsoe, was presented to Sandy Sage, kitchen supervisor at Christ's Hands in Harlan. Presenting the check, but not available for the photo, was Billie Adams, secretary/treasure/pension for the Scotia Employee Association.

Members of the Harlan City Council voted Monday for a property tax increase of 0.3 cents on every $100 of value.
The increase from 0.452 cents to 0.455 cents per $100 means a homeowner with a $95,000 property will pay a total of $2.85 more in property taxes. If a homeowner has property valued at $56,000 they will see a $l.68 increase in their prop

City raises tax rate

Members of the Harlan City Council voted Monday for a property tax increase of 0.3 cents on every $100 of value. The increase from 0.452 cents to 0.455 cents per $100 means a homeowner with a $95,000 property will pay a total of $2.85 more in property taxes. If a homeowner has property valued at $56,000 they will see a $l.68 increase in their prop

Evarts Tourism hosts countywide essay contest

As the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays near, members of the Evarts Tourist Commission (ETC) voted to give students, from across the county, a chance to write an essay, or for the smaller children draw a photo, about what they are thankful for. “This is not just for students in the Clover Fork area, but for students in every school across

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A coat/shoe drive project held by the Harlan Rotary Club (HRC) and Hilltop Ministry (HM) has been deemed a “huge success” by both HRC President Cindy McMurry and HM Director Glen Marlow. Collecting approximately 480 coats and 375 pairs of shoes are, from left, McMurry, Marlow, along with Rotary project

Coat drive a huge success

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise A coat/shoe drive project held by the Harlan Rotary Club (HRC) and Hilltop Ministry (HM) has been deemed a “huge success” by both HRC President Cindy McMurry and HM Director Glen Marlow. Collecting approximately 480 coats and 375 pairs of shoes are, from left, McMurry, Marlow, along with Rotary project

Two fires in the county over the weekend resulted in the loss of property and the lives of several family pets.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday the Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire in the Farmers Mills area near Chevrolet to the home of Darby Bennett.
“When the first firemen arrived on the scene a pool house near the

Fires damage properties

Two fires in the county over the weekend resulted in the loss of property and the lives of several family pets. At approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday the Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire in the Farmers Mills area near Chevrolet to the home of Darby Bennett. “When the first firemen arrived on the scene a pool house near the

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Local artists participated in the Artists' Attic's “Echoes: Creations inspired by famous works of art” exhibit at the Harlan Center on Sunday. Artists' Attic President Elizabeth Lewis, left, is seen talking with Lisa Abraham, of Harlan, who visited the exhibit.
Inspired by famous works of art, local artists did their

Exhibit recreates 'famous works of art'

Photos submitted Local artists participated in the Artists' Attic's “Echoes: Creations inspired by famous works of art” exhibit at the Harlan Center on Sunday. Artists' Attic President Elizabeth Lewis, left, is seen talking with Lisa Abraham, of Harlan, who visited the exhibit. Inspired by famous works of art, local artists did their

Celebrating 18 years of introducing youth to the “realities” associated with adulthood, provision of food, clothing, shelter, and more for a family and how these things relate to career choices, Harlan County 4-H Extension Agent Raymond Cox said he continues to host this program each year to help students realize what to expect in the f

'Reality Store' enlightens students

Celebrating 18 years of introducing youth to the “realities” associated with adulthood, provision of food, clothing, shelter, and more for a family and how these things relate to career choices, Harlan County 4-H Extension Agent Raymond Cox said he continues to host this program each year to help students realize what to expect in the f

Looking for ways to use abandoned or under-utilized commercial property for commercial investment and redevelopment, members of the Tri-Cities Heritage Development Corporation (TCHDC) heard from Chad Carter, with Kentucky Brownfields Redevelopment and Real Estate in Lexington, during a meeting held on Wednesday.
Carter told members of the TCHDC he

City looks to redevelop

Looking for ways to use abandoned or under-utilized commercial property for commercial investment and redevelopment, members of the Tri-Cities Heritage Development Corporation (TCHDC) heard from Chad Carter, with Kentucky Brownfields Redevelopment and Real Estate in Lexington, during a meeting held on Wednesday. Carter told members of the TCHDC he

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Employees of KCEOC Community Action Partnership Program are seen loading supplies on Thursday donated by Diane Durham, director of Back Pack Mission Ministries in Nashville, Tenn. These items are put into backpacks for children to take home whose parents sign for them to participate at Evarts, Black Mountain, Verda

KCEOC receives backpack supplies

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise Employees of KCEOC Community Action Partnership Program are seen loading supplies on Thursday donated by Diane Durham, director of Back Pack Mission Ministries in Nashville, Tenn. These items are put into backpacks for children to take home whose parents sign for them to participate at Evarts, Black Mountain, Verda

In a close race for the 26th Judicial circuit judge's race, candidate Henry S. Johnson requested a recanvass of the vote. That recanvass was held on Thursday finding no discrepancy in the totals and verifying Kent Hendrickson as the winner in that race.
“We're glad to do this,” said Harlan County Clerk Donna Hoskins as she explained th

Recanvass verifies Hendrickson as circuit judge

In a close race for the 26th Judicial circuit judge's race, candidate Henry S. Johnson requested a recanvass of the vote. That recanvass was held on Thursday finding no discrepancy in the totals and verifying Kent Hendrickson as the winner in that race. “We're glad to do this,” said Harlan County Clerk Donna Hoskins as she explained th

Moving forward with hopes for progress in the county, the Tri-Cities Heritage Development Corporation (TCHDC) has applied for a $1 million TAP (Transportation Alternative Program) Grant.
The grant provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives, including on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrast

Tri-Cities seek $1M grant

Moving forward with hopes for progress in the county, the Tri-Cities Heritage Development Corporation (TCHDC) has applied for a $1 million TAP (Transportation Alternative Program) Grant. The grant provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives, including on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrast

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Harlan District Court Judge Jeffrey Brock, left, and former Harlan County Jailer Howard Helton are seen bowing their heads in prayer at a Veterans Day program conducted by the Harlan Honor Guard at the Harlan County Courthouse on Tuesday.
Paula Johnson, of Baxter, sang the National Anthem during a Vetera

Veterans honored at Harlan County Courthouse

Photos by Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise Harlan District Court Judge Jeffrey Brock, left, and former Harlan County Jailer Howard Helton are seen bowing their heads in prayer at a Veterans Day program conducted by the Harlan Honor Guard at the Harlan County Courthouse on Tuesday. Paula Johnson, of Baxter, sang the National Anthem during a Vetera





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