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Nola Sizemore

Position: Staff Writer
E-Mail Address: nsizemore@civitasmedia.com
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Excitement filled the air as 16 children, selected from elementary schools from across the county, were given free Dell computers to take home with them on Tuesday.
The Harlan County Shriners (HCS), in collaboration with Ball's Office Machines, of Cawood, and Robbins Appliance Repair, of Evarts, collected the computers, refurbished them and presen

Shriners host 'Computers For Kids'

Excitement filled the air as 16 children, selected from elementary schools from across the county, were given free Dell computers to take home with them on Tuesday. The Harlan County Shriners (HCS), in collaboration with Ball's Office Machines, of Cawood, and Robbins Appliance Repair, of Evarts, collected the computers, refurbished them and presen

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise
Over 500 people came to the National Guard Armory on Monday to celebrate with Hilltop Ministry for their annual “Happy Birthday Jesus” event. Those attending had the opportunity to pick new and used clothing, coats, shoes, toys, treat bags and food baskets to take with them during the event. The childre

'Happy Birthday Jesus'

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise Over 500 people came to the National Guard Armory on Monday to celebrate with Hilltop Ministry for their annual “Happy Birthday Jesus” event. Those attending had the opportunity to pick new and used clothing, coats, shoes, toys, treat bags and food baskets to take with them during the event. The childre

Harlan District Court Judge Jeffrey Brock attended a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council where he swore in new council members Kevin Couch and Charlie Couch, along with incumbents Jackie Renfro, Clark Cusick, Shelly Shackleford and Larry Caudill. Mayor Eddie Manning was also sworn in during this ceremony.
Council members Ernie Woodard and Ca

Mayor praises outgoing council members

Harlan District Court Judge Jeffrey Brock attended a recent meeting of the Evarts City Council where he swore in new council members Kevin Couch and Charlie Couch, along with incumbents Jackie Renfro, Clark Cusick, Shelly Shackleford and Larry Caudill. Mayor Eddie Manning was also sworn in during this ceremony. Council members Ernie Woodard and Ca

Miners receive preliminary settlement

After miners filed federal lawsuits against Jim Justice-owned coal mines located in Wise County, Va., a preliminary settlement has now been reached in one of those cases. Attorney Hugh O'Donnell, of Client Centered Legal Services of Southwest Virginia, said on Friday U.S. District Judge James P. Jones issued an order on Dec. 16 saying the proposed

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KTC) recently announced the awarding of a $1.56 million contract to replace a bridge in the city of Loyall. In a press release making the announcement, KTC Secretary Mike Hancock said, “Bridges are an indispensable part of our highway system and represent a considerable investment. Replacing bridges that

The city of Cumberland now has a restaurant and hotel/motel association with businessmen Randy Brackett as the president of the restaurant association and Glenn Baker as the president of the hotel/motel association.
During a special called meeting of the Cumberland Tourist Commission on Thursday, held at the Rebecca Caudill Library, several member

Cumberland organizes new associations

The city of Cumberland now has a restaurant and hotel/motel association with businessmen Randy Brackett as the president of the restaurant association and Glenn Baker as the president of the hotel/motel association. During a special called meeting of the Cumberland Tourist Commission on Thursday, held at the Rebecca Caudill Library, several member

Focusing on helping Harlan County, the Harlan County Community Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, is making plans for the new year.
“We are the first board and we're in the organizing part of it now,” said President Kathy Jones. “It's something I feel like is way more than 50 to 60 years overdue. We should have ha

Community foundation helps county

Focusing on helping Harlan County, the Harlan County Community Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, is making plans for the new year. “We are the first board and we're in the organizing part of it now,” said President Kathy Jones. “It's something I feel like is way more than 50 to 60 years overdue. We should have ha

The Evarts City Council heard from two residents during their regular scheduled meeting held on Tuesday.
Kelly Street resident Brandy Freeman spoke to members of the council asking to be refunded money she paid for sewage services she claimed she never received.
“Me and my husband rented a house on Kelly Street and recently found out it is

Council hears from residents

The Evarts City Council heard from two residents during their regular scheduled meeting held on Tuesday. Kelly Street resident Brandy Freeman spoke to members of the council asking to be refunded money she paid for sewage services she claimed she never received. “Me and my husband rented a house on Kelly Street and recently found out it is

By Nola Sizemore
nsizemore@civitasmedia.com
Experiencing the thrill of his young life, 9-year-old Graeme Miracle, of Harlan, is now friends with world renowned violinist and speaker Roddy Chong.
“We traveled to see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Lexington on Dec. 11 for Graeme's first concert,” said Graeme's mother, Margaret Cain-Mi

Miracle meets world-renowned violinist

By Nola Sizemore nsizemore@civitasmedia.com Experiencing the thrill of his young life, 9-year-old Graeme Miracle, of Harlan, is now friends with world renowned violinist and speaker Roddy Chong. “We traveled to see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Lexington on Dec. 11 for Graeme's first concert,” said Graeme's mother, Margaret Cain-Mi

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise
A street light appears as a star on top of the Evarts city Christmas tree. In the past the city has had a metal Christmas tree on top of city hall. This year they decided to decorate an evergreen on KY 38 in the city for everyone to enjoy.

An Evarts Christmas

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise A street light appears as a star on top of the Evarts city Christmas tree. In the past the city has had a metal Christmas tree on top of city hall. This year they decided to decorate an evergreen on KY 38 in the city for everyone to enjoy.

The December meeting of the Harlan Fiscal Court is set for Thursday at 10 a.m. in the old circuit courtroom in the Harlan County Courthouse. This regularly scheduled meeting has an agenda with 26 items listed.
Some of the items on the agenda will include opening bids for the purchase of a county vehicle and approval to advertise for levee proposal

Fiscal Court faces hefty agenda

The December meeting of the Harlan Fiscal Court is set for Thursday at 10 a.m. in the old circuit courtroom in the Harlan County Courthouse. This regularly scheduled meeting has an agenda with 26 items listed. Some of the items on the agenda will include opening bids for the purchase of a county vehicle and approval to advertise for levee proposal

The Evarts City Council received high marks on Tuesday from Certified Public Accountant Richard Scruggs in regard to an audit he completed for the city ending June 30.
Scruggs said some of the financial highlights of the audit were the assets of the city exceeded its liabilities at the close of the most recent year by $4,201,098 (net position). Of

Evarts receives 'remarkable' audit

The Evarts City Council received high marks on Tuesday from Certified Public Accountant Richard Scruggs in regard to an audit he completed for the city ending June 30. Scruggs said some of the financial highlights of the audit were the assets of the city exceeded its liabilities at the close of the most recent year by $4,201,098 (net position). Of

The Tri-Cities will see over $200,000 in grants from the Robert E. “Bob” Frazier Foundation.
During a ceremony held on Friday at the Tri-City Senior Citizens Center, in Cumberland, foundation Administrator Bobbie Gothard announced the recipients of the grants.
The city of Benham/Tri-City Little League received a grant in the amount of

Over $200K in grants awarded

The Tri-Cities will see over $200,000 in grants from the Robert E. “Bob” Frazier Foundation. During a ceremony held on Friday at the Tri-City Senior Citizens Center, in Cumberland, foundation Administrator Bobbie Gothard announced the recipients of the grants. The city of Benham/Tri-City Little League received a grant in the amount of

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise
Members of the Harlan Rotary Club help unload several truckloads of coats, shoes, sweaters, new socks and gloves to Hilltop Ministry, in Loyall, on Monday. The items were donated by the Lakeside Christian Church in Lakeside Park after Rotary District Governor John Salyers visited Harlan recently and was made aware

'Tis a time for giving

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise Members of the Harlan Rotary Club help unload several truckloads of coats, shoes, sweaters, new socks and gloves to Hilltop Ministry, in Loyall, on Monday. The items were donated by the Lakeside Christian Church in Lakeside Park after Rotary District Governor John Salyers visited Harlan recently and was made aware

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise
The Harlan County Domestic Violence Council hosted their annual “Photos with Santa” event on Saturday at Don's Super Saver in Harlan. Sitting on Santa's lap giving him his Christmas list is 82-year-old John Lewis, of Baxter. Santa's helpers were HCDVC Victim Advocate Sheryl Caudel, top left, and board m

You're never too old for Santa

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise The Harlan County Domestic Violence Council hosted their annual “Photos with Santa” event on Saturday at Don's Super Saver in Harlan. Sitting on Santa's lap giving him his Christmas list is 82-year-old John Lewis, of Baxter. Santa's helpers were HCDVC Victim Advocate Sheryl Caudel, top left, and board m

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise
Creating a Christmas atmosphere at their home, Rita and Frank Swanson, of Pansy, have decorated their home with lights, Santas, elves, Nativity scenes, gingerbread houses and so much more to create a “Christmas Town.” Rita said they enjoy decorating and try to add something new each year and that “

Christmas is in the air

Nola Sizemore | Daily Enterprise Creating a Christmas atmosphere at their home, Rita and Frank Swanson, of Pansy, have decorated their home with lights, Santas, elves, Nativity scenes, gingerbread houses and so much more to create a “Christmas Town.” Rita said they enjoy decorating and try to add something new each year and that “

Across the county, new city council members are being sworn in. At a meeting of the Lynch City Council on Tuesday Stanley Sturgill was sworn in as a councilman to serve in the coming year. Sturgill previously served on the council several years ago.
Incumbents Winston Yeary, Carl Collins, Betty Hudack and Linda Adams also took the oath of office.

Lynch sees one new council member for coming year

Across the county, new city council members are being sworn in. At a meeting of the Lynch City Council on Tuesday Stanley Sturgill was sworn in as a councilman to serve in the coming year. Sturgill previously served on the council several years ago. Incumbents Winston Yeary, Carl Collins, Betty Hudack and Linda Adams also took the oath of office.

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The American Cancer Society and Relay for Life officials have honored Nola Sizemore and the Harlan Daily Enterprise for media excellence in assisting with the annual charity fundraiser. Relay For Life Specialist Roxanne Rose said Relay and ACS officials are pleased to announce “Lighthouse Award” honors t

'Lighthouse Award' given to Sizemore, Enterprise

Joe P. Asher | Daily Enterprise The American Cancer Society and Relay for Life officials have honored Nola Sizemore and the Harlan Daily Enterprise for media excellence in assisting with the annual charity fundraiser. Relay For Life Specialist Roxanne Rose said Relay and ACS officials are pleased to announce “Lighthouse Award” honors t

Now open in the old Loyall Elementary School is the Loyall Indoor Flea Market. With two floors of classrooms, the city is operating the market as a way of raising revenue for the city and helping families shop locally.
Open any time merchants want to be there for their individuals shops, most are opening on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
“T

Indoor Flea Market opens in old Loyall school

Now open in the old Loyall Elementary School is the Loyall Indoor Flea Market. With two floors of classrooms, the city is operating the market as a way of raising revenue for the city and helping families shop locally. Open any time merchants want to be there for their individuals shops, most are opening on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. “T

'Happy Birthday Jesus' giveway set for Dec. 22

Spreading joy during the Christmas season, Hilltop Ministry will host their annual “Happy Birthday Jesus” event Dec. 22 beginning at 4 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Harlan. This year's event will feature cookies and milk for the children, free clothing, coats and shoes, along with treat bags and toys for everyone while supplies





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