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Harlan, Kentucky is located in Harlan County. Zip codes in Harlan, KY include 40831, and 40840. The median home price in Harlan is $99,900. More Harlan information.

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1 hr ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

Minnesota couple 'rescues' Harlan dogs

Daily EnterpriseKristene and Joe Gafkjen, of Princeton, Minn., visited Harlan County recently with their two dogs, Samuel, a German shepherd mix, and Reese, a rat terrier, they adopted through the Harlan County Animal Shelter's Dog Rescue program. Daily EnterpriseKristene and Joe Gafkjen, of Princeton, Minn., visited Harlan County recently with their two dogs, Samuel, a German shepherd mix, and Reese, a rat terrier, they adopted through the Harlan County Animal Shelter's Dog Rescue program.

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1 hr ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

Airport receives $80,000 environmental study grant

Daily EnterpriseHarlan Airport Board Chairman Mark Miracle looks out at the end of the Tucker-Guthrie Airport's runway where a proposed expansion will be constructed. Daily EnterpriseHarlan Airport Board Chairman Mark Miracle looks out at the end of the Tucker-Guthrie Airport's runway where a proposed expansion will be constructed.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Drury named 2014 EIEA recipient

Harlan County entrepreneur Greg Drury, third from left, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Start-Up Business category. Harlan County entrepreneur Greg Drury, third from left, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Start-Up Business category.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

'Coal miner' candles help unemployed miners

Daily EnterpriseTo assist with the Harlan 20/20 "Coal Miner" Candle project, Darlene Long, Kentucky Utilities area retail operations manager, center right, is seen presenting a check in the amount of $2,500 to Kathy Bianchi, president of Harlan 20/20. Also pictured holding candles are, from left: Marie Whitfield, Harlan 20/20 vice president, Donna Pace, HCCAA director and Harlan 20/20 member, and far right Tammy McComb Colvin, KU lead customer representative for Harlan, Middlesboro, Norton and Pennington Gap, Va.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

Harlan PD takes up 'street cleaning'

Following concerns expressed by business owners about possible prostitution and drug dealing taking place in downtown Harlan at an August council meeting, the Harlan Police Department and the city of Harlan have taken several steps to address the issue. During Monday's September meeting of the Harlan council, Police Chief Mike Thomas said his department went to work immediately after hearing reports of the situation.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

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To place an event in the "What's Goin' On" section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South .

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

School burglarized, property recovered

Sometime during the dark of night over the last week or so, extracurricular activities were taking place at Green Hills Elementary School in Bledsoe. According to a press release, on Thursday at approximately 8:30 a.m., Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan was contacted by Green Hills Elementary School in reference to the school being burglarized.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

Band to perform 'Eternal' show

Daily EnterpriseMembers of the Harlan High Marching Band practice for the upcoming season, which begins Friday during the Green Dragons' football home opener. Daily EnterpriseMembers of the Harlan High Marching Band practice for the upcoming season, which begins Friday during the Green Dragons' football home opener.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

9-11 remembered

Daily EnterpriseKristina Lemarr, left, and Tammi Maggard, employees of Cash Express in Harlan, gave cakes to firefighters, police, and ambulance personnel on Wednesday to thank them for continuing to protect Harlan County communities since Sept. 11, 2001.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

Homemakers Book Club hosts book giveaway

Daily EnterpriseThe Harlan County Homemakers Book Club held their fourth annual book giveaway at the Harlan County Extension Depot on Monday. The first 100 people attending were given a free T-shirt.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Traffic delays cause complaints

Drivers heading through Harlan on U.S. 421, better known as the bypass, have recently noticed an increase in the length of time it takes for a red light to turn green. The delay between signal changes is due to the lights being taken off road sensors and placed on timers to allow the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to complete a road project, according to KTC Public Affairs Officer Les Dixon.

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Middlesboro Daily News

Harlan native pens book focused on county

Richard G. "Dick" Edwards, a Harlan native, 1958 graduate of Harlan High School and son of the late J.B. and Lillie Mae Edwards, of Harlan, recently had a novel published titled "The Anchor Cross." Hiking in a remote area, a child discovers a beautiful golden anchor cross that was brought into Harlan County in 1798.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Miller: Investigation conducted at ARH

A recent investigation by a state agency found that a number of nurses at Appalachian Regional Healthcare in Harlan were obtaining prescriptions for amphetamine-like pills, even though they had no legitimate medical condition for taking them and were not examined by a doctor. The prescribing physician, Dr. Donald Ramsey, was working as an emergency room doctor at Harlan ARH.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

House survives second brush with fire

Daily EnterpriseThe Harlan Fire Department responded to a fire at 520 May Street in the city of Harlan on Monday. Fire Chief Linette Hutchison said after receiving a call at approximately 2:10 a.m., upon arrival they found the front door to the unoccupied home open with heavy fire and smoke coming from a back room.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

What's Goin' On

To place an event in the "What's Goin' On" section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South .

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Harlan native pens book focused on county

Richard G. "Dick" Edwards, a Harlan native, 1958 graduate of Harlan High School and son of the late J.B. and Lillie Mae Edwards, of Harlan, recently had a novel published titled "The Anchor Cross." Hiking in a remote area, a child discovers a beautiful golden anchor cross that was brought into Harlan County in 1798.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County, Kentucky man charged with murder of his father

Authorities say a Rhea County sheriff's deputy has fatally shot a man in the emergency room of the local hospital. Police say they've captured one of the six teens that were still on the run after a mass breakout from a troubled Nashville detention center.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

Man charged with killing his father in Knox

Kentucky State Police Det. Jason York is investigating a shooting incident where a man allegedly shot and killed his father.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

'A ton of narcotics'

Travis White, 31, and Tonya G. Hill, 41, both of Benham, were arrested by Benham City Police Officer Ryan Shepherd following a traffic stop. "After I stopped the vehicle, I walked up and the operator was Travis White," said Shepherd.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Mack's converting to 'Cash Saver'

Daily EnterpriseConverting Mack's in Harlan to a "Cash Saver" Grocery Store beginning Oct. 1, owner Harold Parsons said the result will be "unbelievable savings on your family's grocery bill."

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