Anthony Cloud|Daily NewsThe Bell County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Jacket Junk Self Storage on Tuesday. It is located on Cumberland Avenue, just past Middlesboro High School. For more information on the business, call 606-248-1110.
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn., was one of 12 osteopathic medical schools across the country that participated in “National ShaDO Week” during the week of Nov.18. “National ShaDO Week” is a project of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA), and is designed for any student interested in exploring osteopathic medicine. Students participating in the event at LMU-DCOM had an opportunity to atten...
Using the slogan “One Full Building Equals Many Fed Families,” Elydale Elementary School has started a food collection drive to serve their school family with the hopes of including more schools in the district.Steve Middleton with the Cumberland Garden Center has loaned a storage building to the school to use for storing the food.The school is asking for canned goods and other non-perishable foods such as macaroni and cheese, Ramen noodles and cereal. Boxes ...
Some of my most memorable winter outdoor experiences come from the lake.As a young adult I spent more time fishing than hunting. And as I have mentioned before, there was no boat, just hip boots. It was cold only if the fish were not biting.Those days were about persevering — persevering through the weather and through the lull of inactivity until the fish decided to feed.The gulls always gave away where the fish were hiding. If they began to fly above a...
The mind of a whitetail buck is an amazing creation of God.That old feller can remember whether or not your blind was in that spot from one day to the next, and he can use his sense of smell to remember certain odors and knows when a predator is close to his location. The sheer speed at which he can process information and determine if he needs to run, hunker down, or fight is incredible.It’s funny how our memory works too; the faintest whiff of something can set o...
Photos submittedKyler Cheek, 8, killed this deer on Nov. 16 while hunting with his father, John Cheek, in the Ewing/Rose Hill area in Virginia.Clay Cheek, 5, killed his first deer on Nov. 19 while hunting with his father, John Cheek, and brother, Kyler Cheek, in the Ewing/Rose Hill area in Virginia.
I have been putting off writing about deer because I knew that when I did my research I would be inundated with information.The white tail deer is the most popular game animal in the eastern U.S., and there’s been a lot written about it.What struck me most in my study about the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is how well adapted they are to survive predators, which around here include dogs, coyotes, humans and bears. Deer contain a lot of meat protein an...
Signs of the Christmas holiday are everywhere throughout downtown Middlesboro including Santa’s new home on Fountain Square, the city Christmas tree and over 50 entries preparing for the annual Christmas Parade.Discover Downtown Middlesboro volunteers have organized decorations to give the downtown a festive look and feel.“We are happy to invite people downtown this time of year to enjoy a one-of-a-kind community celebration,” said Keith Nagle, Presiden...
Halloween is here. Of course, whether you’re...
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