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Life-saving life skills

Life-saving life skills

September 20, 2017


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Students in the two life skills classes at Harlan County High School participated in a CPR class Monday led by Harlan County School District health coordinator Christy Whitaker. Students can become certified if they complete all three classes held during the trimester. The CPR class is part of the...

Green named homecoming queen

Green named homecoming queen

September 10, 2017


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Lady Bears open home schedule with win

Lady Bears open home schedule with win

September 3, 2017


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The Harlan County Lady Bears opened their home schedule with a 4-1 win over Knox Central. “We controlled the ball, we controlled possession, our defense played well and our offense made good runs. We could have easily had a few more goals, but we just struggled putting it home," Harlan County coach...

Anama-Green to lead state language group

Anama-Green to lead state language group

John Henson, Bear Tracks adviser

September 3, 2017


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Emmanuel Anama-Green works to bring the world to his students as a Spanish teacher at Harlan County High School, providing a variety of ways for the local teenagers to communicate in another language. He has now put Harlan County in the center of language education in Kentucky with his recent selection...

Davis tells HCHS students to follow their dreams

Davis tells HCHS students to follow their dreams

Megan McKnight, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


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Hasan Davis, a motivational speaker and youth advocate, made a stop at Harlan County High School on Thursday to encourage students to follow their dreams. “It’s going to be up to you to dig deep and find realization and find the courage to see something different and then to make that the truth,”...

Bears open season with rout of Ashland

Bears open season with rout of Ashland

August 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When a 28-point lead was cut to 14 in a six-minute span of the third quarter, Harlan County fans in attendance Saturday at Coal Miners Memorial Stadium had to wonder if this could be a repeat of a season ago when the Black Bears made a habit of letting games get away in the fourth quarter on the way...

Student Senators

Student Senators

August 21, 2017


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HCHS students participating in reading program

HCHS students participating in reading program

John Henson, Bear Tracks advisor

June 7, 2017


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Able to travel the world with Harry Potter or Edward Cullen while never leaving the Harlan Public Library, Cheyenne Coogle has no trouble explaining why she loves to read and plans to be part of Summer Reading 2017, which opens Thursday at the library. “It’s relaxing and blocks the outside world,...

Bears’ title run sparks ‘sweet’ memories

Bears’ title run sparks ‘sweet’ memories

John Henson, Bear Tracks Advisor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Bill Scott admits it doesn’t usually take much to bring back his favorite March Madness memory, that amazing run of 2003 when the Cumberland Redskins shocked the state by rolling to the school’s first and only 13th Region Tournament title. Those memories were especially sharp last week as Scott...

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