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Levitt Pavilions named Middlesboro as one of 10 small to mid-sized cities across America to win a Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Award of $25,000 in matching funds to present a free concert series at a pop-up park on Cumberland Avenue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White House “crusade” was devastating his...
A Beverly man accused of assaulting three individuals at the Wilderness Road ATV Off-Road Park was indicted recently by the Bell County Grand Jury.Joshua Brown, 21, was indicted on three counts of second-degree assault.
The Middlesboro School Board voted to accept a 2015 Kentucky Education Technology System Offer of Assistance for $10,271 during their board meeting on Tuesday. Funding for this came from the School Facilities Construction Commission.
Katherine Reese Capps, president and CEO of First State Financial, is pleased to announce the following promotions:
Kentucky kindergarten- through 12th-grade schools may be getting by with current levels of funding — which are among the nation's deepest per-student cuts to education since the recession — but in order to realize the state's...
Denise R. Shumate recently earned her Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) designation from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). The NFDA Certified Crematory Operator Program ™ is a voluntary certification program that helps funeral...
Health exchange processes 100,000 in past month
Kentucky will receive up to $2,000,000 to design health care payment and service delivery models that will improve health care quality and lower costs, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia M. Burwell has announced.
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Photo submitted by Harold JerrellHensley Settlement serves as a pristine landscape for a blanket of winter snow. The settlement is part of the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.
Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) conferred the degrees of 335 graduates on Dec. 13 during its annual winter commencement exercises. Lincoln scholar and Howard University Professor Edna Greene Medford delivered the commencement address and received...
Pine Mountain Regional Industrial Development Authority, Asher Land and Mineral and the Appalachian Wildlife Center continue to discuss negotiations about a potential wildlife preserve in Bell County, but there are still unanswered questions regarding...
Lone Jack School Center Library Media Specialist Melanie Mills recently hosted a parent literacy workshop to educate parents about the reading homework that is sent home each day with all students, kindergarten- through eighth-grade.
PAGEThe following students have been named to the honor roll list for the second six week of the 2014-2015 school year. (*denotes principal's list):Kindergarten
Students enrolled in the Project Lead the Way initiative, operated by Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College and available to college and high school students, participated recently in a competition and tests of boats assembled of cardboard,...
Pineville Superintendent Terry Hayes announced that budget cuts are coming for the next semester. The cuts will come from the Support Education Excellence in Kentucky funding program.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the availability of $12 million to develop the Job ChalleNGe program to expand the existing National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program to include youth once involved with the juvenile justice...
Former mayor sentenced to 90 months in prison
A Middlesboro man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly pointed a loaded gun at a police officer.
BAILEY SWITCH – Two people from Tennessee are facing drug charges following an early morning arrest on Monday by the Kentucky State Police.
Pineville's own pet shop, The Pawash Groomery, opened in late November.
Another triumph in local efforts to celebrate families as partners in raising reading scores was marked on Dec. 5. It was Yellow Creek Elementary's first literacy event called “Once Upon a Friday.”