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Arrest Report - The Harlan Daily
• Jennifer Yanceys, 27, of Stearns, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, failure to produce insurance card, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, no ...
1 dead, 1 injured in crash at Rosspoint - The Harlan Daily
Kentucky State Police Trooper Michael Cornett is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at Rosspoint early Friday morning. Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Shane Jacobs said a preliminary investigation indicates that a 1978 Mack dump truck ...
Smith arrested following shooting - The Harlan Daily
GRAY — A Knox County woman was arrested on Thursday by troopers from the Kentucky State Police after allegedly shooting her neighbor following a verbal dispute. Gwendolyn Smith, 43, of Gray, was charged with first-degree assault and lodged in the Knox ...
1,100 layoffs planned at Alpha coal mines in W.Va. - The Harlan Daily
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — One of the nation’s largest coal producers said Thursday it expects to lay off 1,100 workers at 11 southern West Virginia surface coal mines by mid-October, citing dismal markets and federal regulation. The announcement by ...
Treasure Chest changes location - The Harlan Daily
The Treasure Chest Consignment Shop, previously located in downtown Harlan, has changed its location and is now located at traffic light No.7 across from O’Reilly Auto Parts in Harlan. The shop offers a wide array of new and used items from clothes to ...
Harlan Co. Schools 2014-15 bus schedule - The Harlan Daily
Bus 021: Butchie Clem - Jones Creek, Verda, Verda Camp,. Bus 414: Ralph Pryor –Hwy 215 Official Hollow, Black Mt. walking track, Number 1 camp, Pounding Mill. Bus 435: Ralph Crider – Disney, Brittians Creek, Number 2 camp. Bus 150: Denver Tuner ...
A slave’s legacy - The Harlan Daily
Had his master not “allowed” him to learn to read, Kentucky slave Elijah P. Marrs could not have become a teacher. And had he not become a teacher, he likely would not have gone on, after serving with the Union army during the Civil War, to help found ...
Coal dust limit to try to combat black lung - The Harlan Daily
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Obama administration’s push to reduce black lung disease by limiting coal dust in mines will begin to take effect on Friday. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration coal dust rule will be ...
Execution debate finds new footing - The Harlan Daily
LOUISVILLE (AP) — With a spate of botched executions across the country this year looming over their discussion, Kentucky lawmakers are revisiting some fundamental questions about the death penalty, including whether the state should keep it on the books.
Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise - The Harlan Daily
FRANKFORT (AP) — The Kentucky state legislature passed a sweeping overhaul to its prescription drug law in the summer of 2012 after a flood of overdose deaths, making it significantly harder for people to access dangerous addictive drugs from doctors.