The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center: The Brian Keith Redmond in this report is not the General Manager of Tim Short Dodge or Short-Redmond Ford. • Charles Tyler Asher, 21, of Arjay, served two warrants; • Justice Lee Dakota Baker, 20, of Harrogate, Tenn., theft by unlawful taking under $
Photo by Laura Bundy Shackelford A log truck overturned along U.S. 25E in Pineville on Friday morning. The wreck left logs along the highway, halting traffic for some time. No official information could be obtained as to any injuries suffered during the wreck.
Artie White with White and Associates was present at the Bell County special-called board meeting on Thursday to address the 2013-2014 audited financial statements and supplemental schedules. In his previous audit report, White explained six material weakness findings. Those findings included: • Bank statements not being reconciled; •
Writing tickets and taking people to jail is just one of many duties bestowed upon an officer. Kentucky State Police Trooper Joey Brigmon explains there is more to being an officer than that. “Policing to me is being a member of society that helps teach and protect all citizens,” Brigmon said. “As a trooper, I try to give advice
Two individuals accused of working together to steal merchandise from Walmart were indicted recently by the Bell County Grand Jury. Danny Brown, 26, of Middlesboro, was indicted for theft by deception under $500, three counts of second-degree criminal trespass, three counts of theft by unlawful taking over $500 and one count of second-degree robbe
Ray Welch|Daily News A jersey reception and dedication was held on Saturday in honor former Middlesboro High School standout Greg Page at the high school. Page was one of the first African American players to receive a scholarship to play football in the SEC and at the University of Kentucky.Included in the invitees/attendees were Paul Karem, Paul
Anthony Cloud|Daily News The apartment fire at 2011 Cumberland Avenue on Monday night has been ruled an arson, according to Middlesboro Fire Chief Tim Wilder. The fire call came in at about 11:40 p.m. Wilder said it was extinguished, and the apartment had damage in the bedroom and living room area. No one was in the apartment at the time of the in
An alleged domestic dispute turned into a felony arrest on Sunday. Pineville Police arrested Adam M. Miller, 54, of Pineville, and charged him with six counts of first-degree wanton endangerment and tampering with physical evidence. According to the arrest citation, Pineville police received a verbal domestic complaint at a residence on Alabama Av
Two people were arrested on several drug charges Thursday after drugs and paraphernalia were found inside their motel room. Mary Beth Coffey (England), 31, of Middlesboro, and Robert Wilson Coffey, 31, of Middlesboro, were charged with first-degree trafficking a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of
The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center: • Jordan Brooks Adkins, 19, of Middlesboro, possession of marijuana, public intoxication with a controlled substance, second-degree fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia; • Casey M. Asher, 30, of Pineville, se
In the article titled “Johnson jailed for 'attempted' kidnapping,” it states that Johnson was released approximately 13 hours after his arrest. The Bell County Detention Center website states he was released from the center, but he was ultimately transferred to Clay County. He is now lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.
Ray Welch|Daily News Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources transported trout to the canal between 20th and 21st Street on Friday. The release of the fish is part of FishFest, which takes place today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults may accompany the youth angler but may not fish during the event. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Fish an
Bell County basketball player Maci Morris is quickly becoming a household name in the county. She was recently crowned Miss Kentucky Basketball. During the regular fiscal court meeting, the panel approved a resolution requesting a sign honoring Morris for her achievement. “She has accomplished something that nobody in this county, male or fe
The Fist of Fire Boxing Club is hosting a fundraiser event on Saturday at their gym located on 17th Street. The event will contain exhibition fights and sparring sessions. The event will begin at 7 p.m. and cost $10 per person. Children 5 years of age and under get in free. All proceeds will support the boxing club. Amateur fighters taking part in
The Bell County Fiscal Court passed the first reading of the proposed budget on Tuesday. As it stands, the budget was reduced by $1.5 million. Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock said it's getting more and more difficult to make the budget. This is because costs are increasing and revenue is shrinking. “That state continues to place unf
Pineville Mayor Scott Madon updated the city council on Monday regarding recent meetings about the Wasioto Hotel Project. He said that after the meetings in Frankfort, he felt pretty good about the possibility of moving the project over to the golf course. “Now does that mean they're going to do it, no it doesn't,” said Madon. “A
Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock signed a proclamation declaring April 9 National Service Recognition Day. Through the proclamation, he encouraged residents to recognize the positive impact of national service in the city and showed appreciation to those who find ways to give back. Workers from UNITE/AmeriCorps were present at the signing.
A sewage spill Thursday morning left the Pineville Utility Commission in an emergency situation. A drain line under the lagoon at the sewer plant collapsed, causing a rip in the lagoon liner. About 1.9 million gallons of waste water, plus sludge and “what other things might have been in it,” escaped the lagoon. Utility Manager Bill Bun
Friday night set the scene for the annual Bell County Chamber of Commerce banquet at Pine Mountain State Resort Park. Each year, the chamber holds the special event each year to give annual awards. Gift drawings were given away during the event as well. Dinner was also provided. Those who won awards include: • Community Development Award:
A Pineville man was accused of attempting to kidnap a minor late Sunday night. Officer James Taulbee arrested and charged Ricky Johnson, 39. The incident occurred at a house beside Dorton Branch Road. According to the arrest citation, Johnson was involved in a dispute with Lindsay Morgan the night of the attempted kidnapping. “Numerous wit