Anthony Cloud

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A 21-year-old woman lost control of her vehicle on KY 217 on Thursday. The driver, Tiffany Longworth, of Miracle, was taken to Pineville Community Hospital by Bell County EMS following the wreck with non-life threatening injuries. According to Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Public Relations Officer Bucky Shelby, Longworth s

Single-vehicle wreck results in minor injuries

Photos submitted A 21-year-old woman lost control of her vehicle on KY 217 on Thursday. The driver, Tiffany Longworth, of Miracle, was taken to Pineville Community Hospital by Bell County EMS following the wreck with non-life threatening injuries. According to Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Public Relations Officer Bucky Shelby, Longworth s

Nathan Stanley, along with his grandfather Dr. Ralph Stanley, will be performing at the Lee Theatre in Pennington Gap, Va. at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. To reserve tickets call 276-546-4000 or 276-546-1177.
“We are very excited,” said Nathan Stanley. “It will be like performing for home fol

Stanleys to perform at Lee Theatre

Nathan Stanley, along with his grandfather Dr. Ralph Stanley, will be performing at the Lee Theatre in Pennington Gap, Va. at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. To reserve tickets call 276-546-4000 or 276-546-1177. “We are very excited,” said Nathan Stanley. “It will be like performing for home fol

Panel discusses new bus policy

Bell County Superintendent Yvonne Gilliam addressed a bus driver policy during the regular school board meeting on Tuesday involving kindergarten through third-grade students. The policy or procedure would make it to where bus drivers have to make visual contact with a parent before letting a child off the bus. She said there was a policy in place

Panel discusses district assessment

Angela Allen gave an assessment overview for Bell County schools during the regular school board meeting on Tuesday. She presented school information regarding test scores, a three-year overview of the accountability scores and discussed delivery targets. Allen said Bell Central was the top school in the district. The school scored distinguished a

The Bell County Grand Jury recently indicted a man who was accused of possessing drugs while operating an ATV.
Brian Scott Partin, 35, of Middlesboro, was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, operating an ATV on a roadway and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license.
According to earlier reports, Partin wa

Partin indicted on drug charge

The Bell County Grand Jury recently indicted a man who was accused of possessing drugs while operating an ATV. Brian Scott Partin, 35, of Middlesboro, was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, operating an ATV on a roadway and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license. According to earlier reports, Partin wa

A Middlesboro man accused of forcefully stealing another man's necklace was recently indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury.
Shawn M. King, 24, of Middlesboro, was indicted for first-degree robbery.
According to the indictment, King used physical force and injured Carry Reed during the course of the theft. The incident occurred on south 21st Stre

Indictments handed down

A Middlesboro man accused of forcefully stealing another man's necklace was recently indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury. Shawn M. King, 24, of Middlesboro, was indicted for first-degree robbery. According to the indictment, King used physical force and injured Carry Reed during the course of the theft. The incident occurred on south 21st Stre

Police arrest 8

The Bell County Sheriff's Department arrested eight people on Sunday after each one was accused of making methamphetamine. The alleged incident took place at a residence on Jones Avenue in Pineville. According to the police citation, deputies responded to an anonymous tip that methamphetamine was being manufactured at the residence on Saturday. Up

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Due to overnight drops in temperature, this fountain located in downtown Middlesboro froze. Temperatures are suppose to remain low throughout the rest of the week.

Frozen fountain

Ray Welch | Daily News Due to overnight drops in temperature, this fountain located in downtown Middlesboro froze. Temperatures are suppose to remain low throughout the rest of the week.

A Pineville man accused of having sexual intercourse with a teenager was arrested recently by the Pineville Police Department. Nicholas Alexander Lefevers, 22, was arrested by Officer James Taulbee and charged with third-degree rape.
According to the criminal complaint, Lefevers engaged in sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old around Oct. 30.
Lef

Man charged with rape

A Pineville man accused of having sexual intercourse with a teenager was arrested recently by the Pineville Police Department. Nicholas Alexander Lefevers, 22, was arrested by Officer James Taulbee and charged with third-degree rape. According to the criminal complaint, Lefevers engaged in sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old around Oct. 30. Lef

Panel approves payments for projects

The Bell County Fiscal Court approved payment to Vaughn and Melton for design on the KY 1534 connector project during their regular meeting. The payment was in the amount of $34,290.22 (to be paid when funds are received). The connector project was first announced a year ago. In previous reports it states a portion of Don Green Road will be extend

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Middlesboro Elementary School donated a jug of money to Vets Serving Vets earlier in the week. Larry Thacker Sr., right, received the donation during a school assembly.

MES donates to Vets Serving Vets

Ray Welch | Daily News Middlesboro Elementary School donated a jug of money to Vets Serving Vets earlier in the week. Larry Thacker Sr., right, received the donation during a school assembly.

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The recognition of service award was presented to Elizabeth Osborne at a Middlesboro Business Professional Women's Club meeting. She served in the United States Air Force from July 7, 1999 to Nov. 15, 2003. She is pictured with MBPW President Meryl Ward, left.

Osborne recognized for service

Photo submitted The recognition of service award was presented to Elizabeth Osborne at a Middlesboro Business Professional Women's Club meeting. She served in the United States Air Force from July 7, 1999 to Nov. 15, 2003. She is pictured with MBPW President Meryl Ward, left.

During a 109 Board meeting on Wednesday, new enforcement officer Roger Hoskins gave an update. He said he has handed out nine verbal warnings, sent five warning letters and identified four open dumps. One dump, located on Old Bell High Road, has been cleaned. The aforementioned activities occurred between Oct. 20 - Oct. 31.Hoskins also fills in at

Garbage pickup concerns discussed

During a 109 Board meeting on Wednesday, new enforcement officer Roger Hoskins gave an update. He said he has handed out nine verbal warnings, sent five warning letters and identified four open dumps. One dump, located on Old Bell High Road, has been cleaned. The aforementioned activities occurred between Oct. 20 - Oct. 31.Hoskins also fills in at

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Advanced warning flashers will be placed on the south and north sides of U.S. 25E and KY 66, according to state Rep. Rick Nelson. They will start flashing to indicate drivers that a red light is coming up. Nelson said it is a good safety feature.

Warning flashers installed

Photo submitted Advanced warning flashers will be placed on the south and north sides of U.S. 25E and KY 66, according to state Rep. Rick Nelson. They will start flashing to indicate drivers that a red light is coming up. Nelson said it is a good safety feature.

Each year, Bell County High School holds their annual “Celebrate America” event to honor those who have served in the military. This year's event took place on Tuesday and was filled with music from the band and choir, a guest speaker, a drill team exhibition and the playing of Taps.
This year's guest speaker was U.S. Marine Corps vete

Celebrate America

Each year, Bell County High School holds their annual “Celebrate America” event to honor those who have served in the military. This year's event took place on Tuesday and was filled with music from the band and choir, a guest speaker, a drill team exhibition and the playing of Taps. This year's guest speaker was U.S. Marine Corps vete

Panel approves audit

Gary Williams was present during the Pineville City Council meeting on Monday to present the city audit. According to his opinion, the financial statements were presented fairly. “The purpose of this report is solely to describe the scope of my testing of internal control and compliance and the results of that testing, and not to provide an

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Vets Serving Vets continued to help the community on Saturday by cleaning up Lynch Cemetery. Volunteers from within the community also assisted the vets during the project.

Vets clean up cemetery

Ray Welch | Daily News Vets Serving Vets continued to help the community on Saturday by cleaning up Lynch Cemetery. Volunteers from within the community also assisted the vets during the project.

The Bell County Fiscal Court approved a lease agreement with Appalachian Wireless for the use of a Bell County 911 tower site. The approval came during a meeting on Monday.
Appalachian Wireless is going to construct a tower using a piece of property owned by the county. The project will be a $400,000 to $500,000 project. The company plans on havin

Cell tower approved

The Bell County Fiscal Court approved a lease agreement with Appalachian Wireless for the use of a Bell County 911 tower site. The approval came during a meeting on Monday. Appalachian Wireless is going to construct a tower using a piece of property owned by the county. The project will be a $400,000 to $500,000 project. The company plans on havin

The Bell County Bobcats overwhelmed Henry County with a physical ground game and strong defensive effort in a 35-6 win in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.
With the victory, Bell County advances to play at Louisville Central on Friday.
“I feel like we're getting better each and every week,” said Bobcat head coach Wayne Mills.

Bobcats topple Henry County, 35-6

The Bell County Bobcats overwhelmed Henry County with a physical ground game and strong defensive effort in a 35-6 win in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs. With the victory, Bell County advances to play at Louisville Central on Friday. “I feel like we're getting better each and every week,” said Bobcat head coach Wayne Mills.

Two men accused of making meth inside a residence on Houston Miracle Lane in August were indicted recently.
Wayne E. Touchton, 51, of Miracle, and Scott Bolf, 46, of Okeechobee, Fla., were both indicted for manufacturing methamphetamine.
According to the arrest citation, police received an anonymous tip stating methamphetamine was being manufactu

Jury indicts 2 for meth manufacturing

Two men accused of making meth inside a residence on Houston Miracle Lane in August were indicted recently. Wayne E. Touchton, 51, of Miracle, and Scott Bolf, 46, of Okeechobee, Fla., were both indicted for manufacturing methamphetamine. According to the arrest citation, police received an anonymous tip stating methamphetamine was being manufactu





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