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  1. Boil-water advisory issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Due to loss of water pressure, the city of Benham has issued a boil-water advisory for Woodland Lane residents only.

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  2. Tri-Cities merger reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The Kentucky League of Cities will present an interim report on its study of a possible merger of Cumberland, Benham, and Lynch in a public meeting at the Betty Howard Miners' Memorial Theater in Benham at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 23. According to KLC Community Development Manager Tad Long, the study is funded with a grant from the Frazier Foundation and will not offer an opinion on the advisability of merger. It is designed to look primarily at the way in which a merger would be carried out in the three municipalities should it go forward.

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  3. SKCTC hosts congressional delegation -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... and CEO, discussed plans for the project. They next toured Portal 31, the underground mine tour in Lynch. At the Benham Schoolhouse Inn in historic Benham, Kentucky, the group enjoyed further discussion regarding the challenges and outlook for the ...

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  4. Commonwealth Attorneya s program -Read the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Being the first at anything often yields many pitfalls before success, if any, is attained. The city of Benham would have been justified in thinking its willingness to serve as the first participant in Commonwealth's Attorney Parker Boggs' community service project would come with a few bumps in the road.

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  5. Labor: A political footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... and the United States Steel Corporation realized the lack of profitability and withdrew from the communities of Benham and Lynch, Kentucky, in the 1960s. An example of the impact of change is the drastic decline of population of coal-producing areas ...

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  6. A Louisville union built its strength - as blacks, whites took on International HarvesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | LEO Weekly

    ... well before "globalism" became common parlance, with factories, mines and mills scattered from Australia to Russia to Benham, Kentucky (a coal operation and company town Harvester built and owned in its entirety). Police violence during a strike ...

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  7. Benham tax rates unchanged -Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Resolution 318 is a resolution establishing the penalty for collecting delinquent property taxes for the city of Benham by the Harlan County Clerks' Office. The resolution states "Whereas, and ordinance having been accepted and approved for the ...

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  8. Barnett-Wheeler engagement announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Madison Courier

    ... She is a graduate of Grant County High School. She is employed as a peer support specialist at Lydia's House in Benham, Ky. The groom-to-be is the son of Barbara Wheeler of Hanover and the late Ricky Wheeler. He is a graduate of Madison Consolidated ...

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  9. T.W. Paterson: Coal: out of fashion but out of productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... the Island's industry during its 80-90-year history. But I can't leave this subject without sharing this chuckle from Benham, Kentucky, home of that state's Coal Museum . The museum that exists to tell the story of Kentucky's long history as a miner ...

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  10. Learning, embracing our Appalachian heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... week with a sister and three first cousins and their families, a total of 40 plus, in Appalachia. We gathered at the Benham Schoolhouse Inn in Benham, Kentucky, the high school our mothers and father attended which has now been converted to an ...

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  11. Black Bear 5K RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Michael Simpson approached the finish line with Josh Lee not far behind at the Black Bear 5K Saturday in Benham. Simpson and Lee were the third and fourth overall finishers, respectively.

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  12. Benham Schoolhouse Inn lease renewed -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The Harlan Fiscal Court renewed the lease with the Appalachian Hospitality Group for the operation of the Benham Schoolhouse Inn during a meeting on Tuesday. Shortly after calling the meeting to order, Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley informed the magistrates Appalachian Hospitality Group President Travis Warf had opted to renew.

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  13. Frazier grants awarded -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... project we have. And we've got one to finish up the town trail grant. That was a multiyear commitment." The city of Benham was awarded $15,000 to replace the city's gazebo. Benham Chief of Police Ryan Shepherd accepted the grant on Benham's behalf. ...

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  14. Frazier grants awarded -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... project we have. And we've got one to finish up the town trail grant. That was a multiyear commitment." The city of Benham was awarded $15,000 to replace the city's gazebo. Benham Chief of Police Ryan Shepherd accepted the grant on Benham's behalf. ...

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  15. City talks merger -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Daily Enterprise Kentucky League of Cities Community Development Manager Tad Long speaks to the Benham City Council about a feasibility study during a recent meeting. The Benham City Council took up a familiar topic during a recent meeting, hearing a presentation spelling out a feasibility study to be done concerning the possibility of merging Benham, Lynch and Cumberland.

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  16. Billboards go up targeting lawmakers who voted to gut Internet privacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Boing Boing

    ... to make you guess whether there's a false flag in play, and if so, who is waving it. The Kentucky Coal Museum in Benham, KY, spends $2,100 a month on electricity; to save money, they're putting in 80 solar panels, which will save them $8,000/year. ...

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  17. Man begins prison term -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs on Feb. 3, 2016. A previous report of Pennington's 2015 arrest states Benham Police Department Officer Ryan Shepherd (now Benham City Police Chief) executed a traffic stop on a 1992 black Pontiac ...

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  18. Man faces assault charge -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    According to the citations, Branson and another man, Jared Dixon, were involved in a verbal altercation at a residence at 323 Cedar Street in Benham. Dixon attempted to leave, and Branson followed.

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  19. Oped: Trump should invest in our futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | York Dispatch

    Work began this month on the roof of the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Benham, Kentucky. The museum dedicated to coal mining in the state is installing solar panels to take advantage of a cheaper form of energy.

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  20. Solar energy illuminates coal's demise - Thu, 27 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The ironic headline was eye-catching: "Kentucky coal museum switching to solar power." But while recent news about a small museum in the tiny town of Benham, Ky., was worthy of a chuckle, it also reflected poorly on President Trump's outdated view of the American economy.

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