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Today in History

Today is Thursday, May 25, the 145th day of 2017. There are 220 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 25, 1977, the first &#...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


KMLF queen, princess candidates announced

KMLF queen, princess candidates announced

You can support our local princess and queen candidates during the 87th Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival slated May 25-28. The Princess Coronation wi...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Wednesday, May 24, the 144th day of 2017. There are 221 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 24, 1775, John Hancoc...

May 24th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Judges tell lawmakers to hire more social workersFRANKFORT (AP) — A group of family court judges and adoption attorneys says the best way for Ke...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Middlesboro library to host book signing

Middlesboro library to host book signing

Author Ron Elliot will be having a presentation and book signing Saturday at the Middlesboro Public Library from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by the Bell C...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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52nd District All-Tournament Team
[VIDEO] Lady Jackets fall to HCHS

[VIDEO] Lady Jackets fall to HCHS

With the swing of a bat, Middlesboro’s hopes for a district championship came crashing down. A three-run home run by Hannah Johnson ended the ga...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 24th, 2017. |  


Pineville season ends with 14-0 loss

Pineville season ends with 14-0 loss

Photos by Jay Compton | Pineville SunMountain Lion third baseman Deion Coffman takes a throw from catcher Clay Goodin as a Knox Central player steals ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


MHS halts Lady Dragon comeback

MHS halts Lady Dragon comeback

Harlan wasn’t about to go away without a fight during Monday’s district tournament game against Middlesboro. After the Lady Jackets jumped...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


HCHS cruises into title game

HCHS cruises into title game

Prior to the game, Bell County coach Kacy Denny told her players to give her effort during Monday’s district tournament game against Harlan Coun...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Black Bears find a ‘Will to win’

Black Bears find a ‘Will to win’

Harlan County first baseman Will Scott will carry some bad memories of his junior year of high school for the rest of his life, including the death of...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 22nd, 2017. |  


Union’s Stone impresses at SBS Pro Workout

Union’s Stone impresses at SBS Pro Workout

BARBOURVILLE — Although his time in a Union College uniform is up, Paul Stone continues to impress.The 6-foot-6 small forward recently participa...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Community Calendar
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 23rd, 2017 |  


LMU-DCOM ranks with residents

LMU-DCOM ranks with residents

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) has been ranked No. 1 by U.S. News and World Re...

May 23rd, 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 23rd, 2017 |  


Bell County Fair exhibits announced

Bell County Fair exhibits announced

The Bell County Fair is scheduled June 21-24 at the Bell County Fairgrounds, located at Fourmile.The fair exhibits will once again be sponsored by the...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Wreath presentation ceremony held

Wreath presentation ceremony held

Photo submittedThe Maj. George Gibson Chapter of Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) participated in the Wreath Presentation Ceremony ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Harlan native publishes new adventure novel

Harlan native publishes new adventure novel

Harlan native Dr. Richard G. “Dick” Edwards, son of the late J.B. and Lillie Mae Edwards, of Harlan, recently published a new adventure no...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Britain must not be cowed

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As Trump’s base shrinks, what will McConnell do?
Charter schools and family literacy in Ky.

Charter schools and family literacy in Ky.

Half of Kentucky’s children are not prepared for kindergarten, according to state data. And, when you look at Kentucky’s graduating class ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Tuesday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2017. There are 222 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 23, 1967, Egypt closed ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The string dangling in the darkness

The string dangling in the darkness

The only way to get out of the darkness is to follow the light. Sometimes it’s just a very faint light. Often you have to be in the darkness lon...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Legislative update

Legislative update

Over a month has passed since the conclusion of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly but my work as your senator has not slowed. Between ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |  


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