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US stance in Iraq - The Harlan Daily
Is it right to kill in order to prevent greater killing? A “yes” answer to that question was behind the atomic bomb decision that ended World War II. It is a common dilemma for those who can order troops into battle. Now President Barack Obama has ...
Back 2 School Bash held - The Harlan Daily
HLT Check Exchange served over 1, 000 people companywide on Aug. 1 at their Back 2 School Bash. Customers who stopped by enjoyed free food, door prizes and school supplies. Children also had the opportunity to meet a Kentucky State Trooper. Cheryl Robinson ...
Billionaire to pay $1.5M fine for state mines - The Harlan Daily
LOUISVILLE (AP) — West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice has reached a $1.5 million settlement with Kentucky officials over dozens of violations at several of his coal mines in eastern Kentucky. The agreement between Justice and the state’s Department ...
Accounting board issues new statements - The Harlan Daily
In June 2012, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued two new statements which will change the way a state and local government retirement systems disclose pension information. Harlan County Treasurer Ryan Creech said, “According to the ...
Why we still need coal - The Harlan Daily
Even while hundreds of coal-fired electric power plants are being retired or converted to natural gas on account of new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations — 361 units so far according to Americaspower.org over the coming years — an odd ...
‘Warrior’ mentality under fire - The Harlan Daily
Photos of officers bearing assault rifles and wearing head-to-toe battle armor this week in Ferguson, Mo., are raising questions over the blurred lines between police and soldiers. Many look like they were snapped in an Afghanistan war zone, with local ...
Patriots stand strong, down Bell - The Harlan Daily
A New Harlan defense that couldn’t make a stop last week as Evarts overcame an 18-point deficit in the second half to win 40-36 came up big on the first two plays of the fourth quarter Tuesday with the Patriots clinging to a two-point lead over visiting ...
Classic cars on display - The Harlan Daily
A group of classic car enthusiasts gathered at Hardee’s in Harlan on Thursday evening to display their vehicles. A wide variety of makes and models were shown. A “Cruise In” is planned for downtown Harlan on Saturday sponsored by The Portal.
Lady Dragons fall in opener - The Harlan Daily
Harlan coach Tara Posey saw plenty of potential but not enough production in the Lady Dragons’ season-opening 16-25, 15-25 loss Monday to visiting Clay County. “They played very nervous,” Harlan coach Tara Posey said. “We had a ray of light of what ...
LOCAL SPORTS - The Harlan Daily
Cawood raced to a 22-0 lead after one quarter and rolled to a 48-7 win Monday at Green Hills in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action. Breann Turner and Katelyn Johnson each scored eight points to lead a balanced Cawood offense which featured all 10 ...