A high school pep rally isn't typically news in Bell County, but a rally held at Bell County High School on Monday was like none other.
Amanda Owens, of Bell County, is celebrating her 98th birthday. Born Sept. 18, 1916, she is the daughter of the late Johan and Matilda Jackson. She married Bud Owens on Jan. 11, 1936 and they had six children: Willard Owens, of Wallhalla, S.C.,...
A committee is in the process of interviewing candidates for the crucial position of SOAR (Save Our Appalachian Region) executive director.
FRANKFORT (AP) — President Barack Obama is playing a starring role in Kentucky's fierce Senate race, with new ads putting him at the center of the contest for Republican Mitch McConnell's seat despite Democrat Alison Lundergan...
Police: Girl charged in school threat case
NEW YORK (AP) — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.
MIAMI (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for boosting defense spending and greater intervention abroad, positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pro-Hillary Rodham Clinton super PAC is dispatching staffers to key states before the fall elections and helping Senate candidates with fundraising, laying the foundation for a potential Clinton presidential bid in...
FRANKFORT — Family-friendly fun on a Kentucky farm is right around the corner no matter where you live in the Commonwealth, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said as he encouraged all Kentuckians to celebrate September Agritourism...
Middlesboro Mall along with co-sponsors Middlesboro ARH Hospital and Air Evac Lifeteam will host the first annual Paint the Mall PINK event on Oct. 2, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the mall's Center Court.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by “perverse incentives” for aggressive care and not enough conversation...
LOUISVILLE (AP) — The largest single gift in Centre College's nearly 200-year history will create a new scholarship program for first-generation students, the liberal arts college announced Tuesday.
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In an effort to showcase Farm to School programs at six schools in the Cumberland Valley region, Spread the Health Appalachia (STHA) and Jackson County High School hosted a regional Farm to School event on Aug. 28.
The Kentucky Path and Maj. George Gibson chapters of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) hosted a “Freedom Picnic” in August at Wilderness Road State Park in Ewing, Va.
The Middlesboro Middle School homecoming will take place on Thursday. Middlesboro Middle School will play Bell County Middle School beginning at 6 p.m. Eighth-grade queen candidates are pictured from left, front row: Shelby Frazier, daughter of Selena...
Lone Jack School's Library Media Center hosted a Grandparents Day reception on Sept. 5.
Bell County students Alexis “Lexie” Brock and Sarah Combs graduated from The Center for Rural Development's 2014 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.
The Pineville Independent School Board of Education met for their regularly monthly meeting on Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Pineville school conference room.
Humana board OKs $2 billion in share repurchases
Outcast BMX took to the gym at Middlesboro High School on Tuesday to perform stunts for the students in attendance. The show was part of the Coal Country Go Tell Crusade.
FRANKFORT (AP) — A former assistant director of the Department of Fish and Wildlife was fined and reprimanded Monday for mistreating women as the Executive Branch Ethics Commission wrapped up a two-year investigation of the...
FRANKFORT – Volunteers will be out in force to “fall sweep” Kentucky highways. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has announced that Sept. 15-21 is Adopt-a-Highway Fall Sweep Week.
DANVILLE (AP) — Organizers want to open a community restaurant in central Kentucky that offers home-cooked meals and a mission.Grace Café will be a nonprofit and will allow customers to pay what they can.
LOUISVILLE (AP) — Soldiers being discharged from the military — particularly Fort Knox in central Kentucky — will get a sales pitch on the jobs available and benefits of staying in the area from a program started up Tuesday by...
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