They had the football for 12 minutes. Here’s how they won a state championship anyway.
Christian Academy-Louisville won its second consecutive Kentucky Class 3A title but Bell County’s unusual style made it a challenge.
Weekly Safety Report: Fire, Fatal Crash, and Klu Klux Klan Flyers in Bell County, Kentucky
This week in Bell County, Kentucky, there were three notable incidents. A fast-spreading fire destroyed a residential house in the Arjay community. A Pineville woman was killed in a crash involving a Ford pickup and a tractor trailer. Klu Klux Klan flyers were found in Pineville, distributed by someone in a Jeep. These incidents will be summarized in the following sections.
Hawkins County History Lesson: Dodson Creek United Methodist Church dates back to 1903
Dodson Creek is a small creek that runs through Webster Valley just across the Holston River from Rogersville. The community of Strahl is located very near the creek at the intersection of Kite Road, Old State Route 70, Strahl Road and Webster Valley Road. Dodson Creek church is located along Kite Road at this intersection. For a long time after the first church was built at this site, it was called Strahl Methodist Church.
Bell County: A Community Facing Adversity and Striving for Unity
Bell County, Kentucky has recently been thrust into the spotlight due to a cascade of distressing events that have both shocked and rallied its tight-knit community. On November 26, a severe house fire ravaged a residence in the Arjay community, leaving homeowner Ray Lankford without his home and treasured possessions. The conflagration required a coordinated response from ten firefighters who battled the blaze for hours.
Harlan County District Court Reports
Compiled by Paul Lunsford. • Okey Boggs, first-degree unlawful imprisonment — pretrial conference scheduled Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. • Teddy Andrew Smith, speeding (10 miles per hour over the limit) — continued for arraignment Feb. 5. • Leah Shay Thomas, 21, speeding (10 miles per hour over the limit) — failed to appear for […] The post Harlan County District Court Reports appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
I ‘just about passed out’ when I won a $5m lottery jackpot – but I only walked away with $3.9m after difficult decision
A MAN who won a $5 million lottery jackpot nearly passed out before having to make a difficult decision about the winnings. The lucky player became the first person to win a top prize in the 100X the Money lottery game in Virginia this year. Tracy Neff of Lee County,...
Maddox Huff reaches 1K points club at Harlan County
HARLAN, Ky. (WYMT) - Harlan County junior guard Maddox Huff was honored before the Black Bears’ home opener against Ashland Blazer for reaching 1,000 career points. Huff reached this milestone last season in the 13th region tournament. The 1,000-point club member has embarked on his junior season with the...
Coalgood's Comeback: Paving the Way for Economic Resilience in Former Coal Mining Regions
The story of Coalgood's resurgence through the reopening of its coal mine in 2017 is emblematic of a larger movement of rejuvenation in coal-dependent regions. Such local economic development initiatives aim to reinvigorate communities, mimicking strategies seen elsewhere, such as Oregon's Main Street Revitalization Grant and West Virginia's Coalfield Development. These efforts are part of a global narrative addressing the complexities of transitioning from coal-dependency to diversified, sustainable economies.
Lady Dragons fall to Wayne in Varner’s debut as coach
LONDON — A rough second quarter put the Harlan Lady Dragons behind Saturday afternoon in the Lisa Collins Classic at South Laurel against Wayne County. They spent the entire second half battling back, getting within a basket several times down the stretch before falling 63-60 in Mackenzie King Varner’s debut as coach.
Murphy’s last call; veteran law enforcement officer heads home
Is it true that only the good die young? As a veteran law enforcement officer, Steve Murphy spent most of his adult life in careers that meant putting your life on the line every moment of every workday. ‘Murph’ as his friends called him, appeared to be a rough-and-tumble sort of guy. Underneath that muscular […] The post Murphy’s last call; veteran law enforcement officer heads home appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
Black Bears triumph over Ashland in early showdown between two of the state’s elite squads
ASHLAND BLAZER (0-1) Tyson Lalonda 2-6 0-0 5, Lander Carter 16-26 5-7 39, Braxton Jennings 3-9 0-0 9, Cameron Davis 1-1 2-2 5, Nate Frieze 2-3 0-0 6, Asher Adkins 1-3 0-0 3, Caleb Clarke 1-1 0-0 3. Totals: 26-49 7-9 70. HARLAN COUNTY (2-0) Maddox Huff 7-13 3-6 20,...
Bears open season by coasting past Jackson in PRTC Classic
HARLAN COUNTY (1-0) Maddox Huff 5-11 4-4 16, Trent Noah 9-15 8-8 29, Reggie Cottrell 2-4 0-2 4, Caleb Johnson 2-5 2-2 8, Jaycee Carter 3-8 1-2 7, Brody Napier 0-0 0-0 0, Landon Brock 2-2 1-1 6, Cole Cornett 1-1 0-0 2, Brennan Blevins 0-1 0-0 0, Shemar Carr 0-0 0-0 0, Brody Freeman 0-0 2-4 2, Gunnar Johnson 0-2 0-0 0, Bryson Bryant 0-0 0-0 0, Kayden Hensley 1-2 0-0 3, Mason Himes 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 25-51 18-23 77,
Harlan County woman aiming for Greatest Baker
One of Harlan County’s own is aiming for the title of Greatest Baker, competing in a contest featuring television’s “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro and a $10,000 prize. According to the Greatest Baker website, the winner will take home the title of Greatest Baker, have their work featured in Bake From Scratch magazine, and receive a cash prize of $10,000.
Evarts council discusses water issues
The Evarts City Council held a special called meeting on Monday, Nov. 27th, to deal with issues facing the city’s water system, which recently resulted in a four-day water outage due to high turbidity. Evarts City Clerk Kristi Lamb provided details on the reason for the meeting and the council’s action. “Over the weekend, we […] The post Evarts council discusses water issues appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
All Fallout 76 Copper Deposit Locations in Appalachia
Appalachia is home to all manner of useful and unique resources, and plenty of mundane ore, too, like copper. Here is where to find copper deposit locations in Fallout 76!. When it comes to where to find copper deposit locations in Fallout 76, you have plenty of options, such as Dabney Homestead or Spruce Knob. These spots are typically public workshops where you can build an ore extractor to farm mass amounts of resources. But be wary because public workshops also enable PvP, and some curious player may stumble upon your setup and take it for their own.
THP: One injured after crash on Highway 70 in Hawkins County
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A man was injured after a crash on Highway 70 in Hawkins County Thursday night. According to a preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), just before 11:30 p.m., a 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 traveled off the right side of the road on Highway 70 north after failing to […]
Kentucky's Energy Transition: From Coal to Renewables
The Burnwell Coal Mine epitomized Kentucky's coal-driven prosperity, with leaders like William John Pritchard and the Christian family's Imperial Colliery Company fueling economic growth from the early 1900s to the mid-1980s. Coal mining not only shaped the cultural identity of regions like Burnwell but also raised concerns about workers' health and environmental sustainability. The scars of mountaintop removal and its health implications linger, a reminder of the once-thriving industry's darker legacy.
Four reach double figures for Lady Hounds in win at HCHS
Facing the 13th Region’s top-ranked team, the Harlan County Lady Bears fell to 0-3 with a 66-49 loss Friday at home against Corbin. Led by Darcie Anderson’s 18-point night, Corbin jumped out to a 23-10 lead after one quarter and stayed in control even though the Lady Bears fought back to within 10 points at halftime.
WATCH: ARH Sports Overtime -- Saturday, December 2, 2023
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - In Saturday’s ARH Sports Overtime, we recap Bell County’s state championship try at Kroger Field, show highlights from Kentucky’s game against UNC-Wilmington in Rupp and check out high school basketball games from across the mountains. Segment 1: Bell County highlights from the Class...
North Tazewell VFD dedicates new engine to fallen firefighter
TAZEWELL Tenn. (WATE) — On April 24, 2023, the North Tazewell Volunteer Fire Department lost one of their own in the line of duty. To commemorate Capt. Roy Lee Sewell for his service, the fire department dedicated Fire Engine 606 to him on Saturday. Named after Capt. Sewell’s own call numbers, it has a big […]