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6 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

Man attempts to escape jail

A man is facing multiple charges including first-degree escape after allegedly attempting to flee from police following his arrest.

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Related Topix: Lejunior, KY

6 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

HCHS adds more college-level course work

Harlan County SchoolsStephanie Reynolds and Scott Shepherd, guidance counselors at Harlan County High School, present information to the Harlan County Board of Education about expanded courses available to juniors and seniors through the "dual credit" program with Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc.

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Evarts plans big Labor Day Festival

Finalizing plans for their upcoming Labor Day Festival slated for Saturday, members of the Evarts Tourist and Convention Commission reported everything is now in place for the event, which will be held in downtown Evarts.

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Related Topix: Evarts, KY

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Man indicted for sexual abuse

An indictment charging a man with sexually abusing a child under 12 was handed down by the Harlan County Grand Jury on Aug. 11. Curtis Eugene Hensley, 59, of Baxter, was arrested by the Harlan County Sheriff's Office on an indictment warrant on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Baxter, KY, Evarts, KY

The Horse

Kentucky State Police Accounts for Horse Herd

Published reports indicate that, on Aug. 22, Harlan Humane Society Chief Executive Officer Marcella Chadwick said that the humane group received reports from the Bledsoe area near Harlan that 28 wild horses - including mares and foals - were shot and either killed or left to die.

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Related Topix: Bledsoe, KY, Harlan, KY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Jobless rate still high in Harlan

Harlan County has seen a significant drop in its unemployment rate in the past year.

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Related Topix: Harlan, KY, Kentucky, Caldwell County, KY, Kenton, KY, Campbell County, KY

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Lynch eyes info center

The Harlan County Industrial Development Authority is checking into the possibility of aiding the city of Lynch in a project that may bring new jobs to the city.

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Related Topix: Lynch, KY

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Couple to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Mary Pennington, of Harlan, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Pennington, to Branden Paul Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Lisa Hensley, of Cumberland.

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Related Topix: Harlan, KY, Wedding, Cumberland, KY, Kentucky, Lynch, KY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Enrollment declines in county schools

Following several surprising years of positive and steady enrollment, Harlan County Schools began this year with nearly 200 students fewer than in 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Cumberland, KY, Rosspoint, KY, Cawood, KY, Evarts, KY

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Stanley awarded Army Achievement Medal

Psc. David M. Stanley of the Bravo Company, 4th Battalion, 23D Infantry Regiment, has been awarded the Army Achievement Medal.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Coalgood, KY

Harlan Daily Enterprise

We just have to 'MAKE/DO'

I was extremely lucky to attend the program on July 31 at the Kentucky Coal Museum in Benham, Ky.

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Related Topix: Benham, KY, Harlan, KY, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Harlan County Human Society offering reward for information into dozens of horse deaths

Dozens of wild horses have been shot to death in southeastern Kentucky. Harlan County Humane Society CEO Marcella Chadwick says the organization is offering a $500 reward for information leading to conviction in the deaths of the 28 horses.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Bledsoe, KY, Harlan, KY

SFGate

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Kentucky's bitter U.S. Senate race turned more combative Friday, with both state parties filing dueling complaints against Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Campbellsville, KY, University of Louisville, Campbellsville University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Evarts police capture fugitive

Daily EnterpriseEvarts Police Chief Lupe Blas, left, and Officer John Teagle, right, lead escape fugitive Michael Day out of the Evarts Police Department and to a patrol unit to transport him back to the Harlan County Detention Center on Friday.

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Related Topix: Evarts, KY, Kenvir, KY, Drugs

KFVS12

Wild horses found dead in southeastern Kentucky

Harlan County Humane Society CEO Marcella Chadwick says the organization is offering a $500 reward for information leading to conviction in the deaths of the 28 horses.

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Related Topix: Bledsoe, KY, Harlan, KY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Board reluctantly agrees to debt settlement plan

The Harlan County Board of Education recognized six schools for their successful efforts at energy management over the past year.

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Related Topix: Cawood, KY, Evarts, KY, Rosspoint, KY

Middlesboro Daily News

Double grave marking ceremony slated

The Martin's Station Chapter Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution, will be having a double grave marking ceremony using SAR markers on the graves of Jesse Brock and Ephraim Osborne, along with a wreath laying and grave side ceremony to commemorate their service during the Revolutionary War on Aug. 30 in Harlan County.

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Related Topix: Coldiron, KY, Helton, KY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Leadership Harlan County United seeks applications

Daily EnterpriseJeremy Williams, chairman of Leadership Harlan County United, spoke to members of the Harlan Chamber of Commerce recently where he said the organization is now seeking recruits.

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Related Topix: Benham, KY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

'Appalachian Women of the Year' honored

Photo submittedRecognized as the 2014 Appalachian Women of the Year by the Harlan County Domestic Violence Council were Nola Sizemore, left, of Harlan, and the late Jenny McLain, of Evarts, whose award was accepted by her husband, Bart McLain, right.

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Related Topix: Harlan, KY, Evarts, KY

WATE-TV Knoxville

Jellico man charged in saw attack

A tanker truck collided with a bridge support on I-65 at Peytonsville Road and burst into flames early Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Corbin, KY, Whitley County, KY

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