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Bell-Whitley gears up for Repair Affair next Saturday

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Each year Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency helps the elderly and disabled citizens of Bell County with improvements to their home through the Repair Affair event. The organization will hold this year’s Repair Affair on April 26.“It’s a great community event,” said Norman Cornelius with Bell-Whitley. “It’s been going on now for around 14 years.”

 

Planting by nature

Our forefathers paid a lot more attention to natural events than we do now. They had no radio, TV or newspaper to provide weather trends, so they looked to nature to tell them when to plant beans or when to strip hickory bark for chair bottoms.One thing they watched for was when plants bloomed or leafed out.For instance, when forsythia blooms it’s a good time to plant beets, lettuce, onions, spinach, peas and radish.When the service berry tree blooms (al...

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Club participates in ‘Lions World Lunch Relay’

The Middlesboro Lions Club met for lunch on April 4 to participate in the Lions World Lunch Relay, through Lions Clubs International. The first lunch started at noon in Australia, and continued for 24 hours around the world.Thousands of Lions Clubs across the globe met at noon to bring out as many family and friends as possible for food, fun and fellowship bringing awareness to the Lions Clubs and their efforts in each respective location.Photos were taken of the attende...

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Daily Bible Thought — April 19

You can’t boast in Jesus while you’re preoccupied with yourself.We also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 5:11

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Johnson addresses panel about grant applications

It was announced during a regular meeting that the Bell County School Board would be applying for three grants. Grant writer Gina Johnson spoke to the board about each of the three applications.The first one was the Elementary/Secondary School Counseling grant. Johnson explained there were more monies in the grant if the district targets kindergarten through fifth grade elementary counselors. The grant could pay half of the counselor fee for three of them. The district would have t...

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Pizza Inn

Once the home to Bill and Bessie’s and Alfred’s Steak House, Pizza Inn has called 1586 North Broad Street in Tazewell, Tenn., home since July 1981 when local resident Jamey Brown opened the doors to the franchise.Brown originally had several partners but eventually became the sole owner. ...

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Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office arrest 2 on theft charges

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested two Harlan County men on multiple theft charges. Buddy Duane Hardy, 40, of Cawood, and Derrick Ray Robinson, 28, of Coalgood, were arrested and charged with two counts of shoplifting, three counts of conspiracy and two counts of grand larceny.According to the press release, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call on a shoplifter at the Dollar General Store in Pennington Gap, Va. Officers arrived on scene to find ...

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Fish unloaded in the canal for Fish Fest

Photos by Ray Welch|Daily NewsA member from Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources carries a trout to put in the canal for today’s event. The seventh annual Fish Fest is slated to take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children under 13 years old can fish for rainbow trout in the canal at the Middlesboro city parking lot. Adults may accompany the youth but may not fish.Kentucky Fish and Wildlife unloads 400 trout into the canal for Fish Fest today.

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