Wayne Mason|Daily NewsA water line broke Wednesday afternoon in Bell County near the intersection of U.S. 25E and Hwy 119. The line was near an area where workers had been installing new guardrails. Pictured is the water exiting the line.
Right Fork School Center’s EXPLORE test scores are at the top in Bell County for the second consecutive year.EXPLORE is part of the ACT (American College Test) Program.EXPLORE is nationally normed and standardized at the appropriate grade levels with questions that correlate to the curriculum.The EXPLORE test is taken by all eighth-graders throughout the state in the fall and assesses English, mathematics, reading and science.Right Fork’...
In an effort to save money on energy cost, the Bell County School Board of Education approved the use of geothermal well fields in three upcoming projects in the district on Tuesday, according to RossTarrant Architect Roland P. Mueller.The move will lower operating cost at each facility — Bell County High School, Bell Central and Yellow Creek. It will also free up general fund money for use in other ways.Geothermal energy is generated by heat stored beneath the ear...
The East Tennessee Region of the Governors Highway Safety Office recognized Lincoln Memorial University Police Officer Jaimee Snow as one of the Officers of the Year for 2013.Dec. 10 was the office’s awards ceremony at the Moose Lodge in Greeneville, Tenn. Snow was one of two university officers to be named among 14 total award recipients announced at the annual ceremony.East Tennessee Law Enforcement Liaison Steve Dillard presented the awards during the luncheon. ...
Flu season is here and if you are in need of a pharmacy that understands your family’s needs, look no further than Middlesboro’s Family Discount Drugs.The business was originally opened in July 1981 by Trent Walter as Walter’s Pharmacy. When Walter was nearing retirement, he was looking for someone to purchase the business that had grown up in the area and wanted to keep their roots in Middlesboro.Scott and Jennifer Marcum purchased the business from Wa...
Kentucky State Police Det. Bryan Johnson arrested Tasha Knuckles, 28, of Frakes, Friday on a charge of third-degree rape.KSP Public Affairs Officer Shane Jacobs said on May 20, the Bell County Forestry Camp contacted KSP Post 10 about one of their employee’s having sexual contact with a male inmate. Johnson began an investigation and has obtained over 50 hours of phone conversations between Knuckles and the inmate.Knuckles has been lodged in the Bell County Detenti...
Photo submittedThe Bell County 4-H Community Club met Dec.14 for their regular monthly meeting. The 4-H project for December was a food drive for the First Presbyterian Church food pantry. The club also had their annual Christmas party and gift exchange. The Bell County 4-H Community Club meets the second Saturday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church in Pineville. If you are interested in joining the Bell County 4-H Club, call 606-337-2376.
The Industrial Development Authority of Lee County, at its Dec. 7 meeting, and the Lee County Board of Supervisors, at its Dec. 17 meeting, have approved a $20,000 appropriation from the Lee County Economic Development Fund to be used to assist a health care business to locate in Lee County.Full details of the project will be released will be released in early January.“We are excited about this appropriation and look forward to the official announcement just after ...
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