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  1. A lifetime of HHS football12:51 amRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... the team during a practice session this week. Donahue has led the Dragons to 115 wins in his 21 seasons at the helm. Harlan will open the 2014 season on Aug. 22 at Leslie County. Daily EnterpriseHarlan coach J.B. Donahue addressed members of the ...

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  2. 'His life was UK:' Friends, fans pay tribute to 'Wah Wah' JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... "But, you know, my dad wouldn't want it any other way." The very public celebration began in Jones' hometown of Harlan with a two-hour visitation Wednesday. Perhaps that visitation helped console the people of Harlan as well as Jones' family. ...

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  3. Within his grasp4:27 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Dragons hope to bounce back from a disappointing 2013 campaign when they open the season Aug. 22 at Leslie County. Harlan senior defensive back Tanner Morris went after the ball during a drill. The Green Dragons hope to bounce back from a ...

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  4. Kentucky basketball legend 'Wah Wah' Jones diesRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Review

    ... and Bear Bryant. ... please join me in praying for both his family and friends. He will be missed." As good as the Harlan, Kentucky, native was in football, he is best remembered for basketball skills that helped Kentucky begin its run of ...

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  5. Making a playJuly 29thRead the original story

    Tuesday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Harlan freshman cornerback Kendal Brock stepped in front of a pass for an interception during a practice session Monday.

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  6. Kentucky basketball legend Wah Wah Jones diesRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... 1946 and '48. Tall and chiseled, he also played baseball for the Wildcats. Anderson, Laws and Jones funeral home in Harlan confirmed that Jones died Sunday. His funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington. Kentucky coach ...

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  7. 'Wah Wah' Jones passes away9:02 amRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Floyd County Times

    ... and is the only Wildcat athlete to have his jersey retired in basketball and football. He came to UK from his native Harlan, where he set a national scoring record in basketball with 2,398 points and led Harlan High School to the state championship. ...

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  8. UK, Harlan legend 'Wah Wah' Jones passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Middlesboro Daily News

    An All American in both football and basketball in the 1940s who had the distinction of playing for both Adolph Rupp and Bear Bryant, Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones was perhaps the greatest athlete in University of Kentucky history and the most famous to come out of Harlan County.

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  9. UK, Harlan legend 'Wah Wah' Jones passes8:53 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Middlesboro Daily News

    An All American in both football and basketball in the 1940s who had the distinction of playing for both Adolph Rupp and Bear Bryant, Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones was perhaps the greatest athlete in University of Kentucky history and the most famous to come out of Harlan County.

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  10. Mark Story: The mystique of Wah Wah JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... football season." In 1944, as a high school junior, Wah Wah became a figure of statewide prominence when he led the Harlan Green Dragons to the state basketball championship. He was soon at the center of a ferocious recruiting battle between ...

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  11. Trees already preparing for winter2:19 pmRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... your timber? Are you attracting wildlife to you property? If you answered yes, then join us on August 14th at the Harlan County Extension Depot, located at 110 River Street in Harlan. Beginning at 6:00 pm we will have a Woodland Management Workshop ...

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  12. Sustainable Harlan: Energy for Change2:02 pmRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Sustainable Harlan: Energy for Change is a new exhibit opening July 31 at the Kentucky Coal Museum.

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  13. What's Goin' On3:13 pmRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... information, call 606-909-4145 or 606-573-4510 ext. 1164. Harvest Worship Center, located at 111 North Main Street in Harlan, will present "I Am Royalty" VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL through July 31, from 6-8 p.m. for ages 4-18. Transportation for the ...

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  14. Kentucky basketball legend Wah Wah Jones, 88, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | KFVS12

    ... Jones, who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles. Anderson Laws and Jones funeral home in Harlan, Kentucky, confirmed that it will handle services for Jones, who died Sunday at 88. He was the last survivor of the Wildcats' ...

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  15. CRAWFORD | On the passing of Wah Wah Jones, and UK's Fabulous FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... the rebound, often triggering the then-revolutionary UK fast-break with long outlet passes. A high school star out of Harlan, Ky., he scored 68 points in a game in 1943 and won a state championship in 1944. But at UK, he took his place beside ...

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  16. Pavilion dedicated for volunteer's serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Daily EnterpriseFather Mani George, right, pastor of St. Stephen Church, in Cumberland, Church of the Resurrection, in Lynch, and Holy Trinity, in Harlan, is seen cutting the ribbon at the newly constructed "Amen Pavilion" in Cumberland built in honor of Father Stephen Popovich, a longtime volunteer in Harlan County.

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  17. Pavilion dedicated for volunteer's service3:51 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Daily EnterpriseFather Mani George, right, pastor of St. Stephen Church, in Cumberland, Church of the Resurrection, in Lynch, and Holy Trinity, in Harlan, is seen cutting the ribbon at the newly constructed "Amen Pavilion" in Cumberland built in honor of Father Stephen Popovich, a longtime volunteer in Harlan County.

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  18. Domestic violence event slated5:11 pm | 0Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The Harlan County Domestic Violence Council and The Family Life Abuse Center will host their seventh annual "Believing in Ourselves: A Celebration of Appalachian Women" conference Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Harlan Center.

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  19. Sunshine road work nearing completion5:04 pm | 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... on KY 3459 in Sunshine that has had the road closed for over a month. A restraining order filed by the city of Harlan in June to halt work being performed by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet on a culvert replacement on KY 3459 in Sunshine has ...

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  20. Mosley concerned about safety issues at county schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... buildings. Also pictured is board member Wallace Napier. With safety issues in mind for students across the county, Harlan County Board of Education member Myra Mosley asked Superintendent Mike Howard, at a recent special called meeting, why work, ...

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