Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:42:50 EST 1800 Pineville test scores increase by 3 points http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50016611/Pineville-test-scores-increase-by-3-points Pineville Independent School Board received word at their meeting Monday that several areas of standardized test scores have been on the rise from previous year's scores including unofficial ACT scores which raised nearly 3 points. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Vision for Him’ event slated Friday, Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50035008/Vision-for-Him-event-slated-Friday-Saturday The Wilderness Trail ATV Off-Road Park, located along U.S. 119, will play host to the Vision for Him event on Friday and Saturday. The event, which will consist of contemporary rock concerts and public speakers, is free of charge. There will also be... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Revis charged with drug trafficking http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50044868/Revis-charged-with-drug-trafficking The Kentucky State Police arrested an Arjay man on Tuesday after allegedly finding about $6,000 in cash, guns and drugs inside his home. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Three-phase asphalt project begins today http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50043371/Three-phase-asphalt-project-begins-today FRANKFORT — Phase one of a three-phase asphalt resurfacing project will begin today at the K7 74/KY 2079 intersection along Cumberland Avenue in Middlesboro, closing the intersection at 3 p.m. through Aug. 7. Work will proceed on a 24/7 schedule... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell-Whitley helps create bathroom for family http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50035617/Bell-Whitley-helps-create-bathroom-for-family Some people wish for a million of dollars. Shirley Mace simply wished for a handicap accessible bathroom for her husband. Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency helped that wish come true. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50012617/News-in-brief Grimes jabs McConnell on jobs issue in new TV ad Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Flying with kids? Be organized http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/307054/Flying-with-kids-Be-organized I'm happy to announce I'm featured in American Airways magazine this month! With that good news I thought I'd write about flying with little ones. Now that vacation time in full swing and if you plan to fly with your kids, here are... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woolum to oversee Zandale Banking Center as branch manager http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle/344368/Woolum-to-oversee-Zandale-Banking-Center-as-branch-manager LEXINGTON — Traditional Bank welcomes Shawn Woolum as a branch manager and loan officer for its Lexington market. Woolum will oversee lending and deposit operations at the new Zandale Banking Center set to open this fall. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Main Street Pineville preps for KidsFest http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/331577/Main-Street-Pineville-preps-for-KidsFest Main Street Pineville has been hard at work preparing for what Director Jacob Roan hopes to be the best KidsFest yet. KidsFest is scheduled to take place on July 31. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST WellCare responds to negative allegations http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/318287/WellCare-responds-to-negative-allegations On Monday, representatives from WellCare released a statement to the Daily News in reference to some allegations made by local hospital CEOs during State Auditor Adam Edelen's forum for rural hospitals. WellCare refuted statements made regarding... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST AD, basketball positions still open at MHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/337038/AD-basketball-positions-still-open-at-MHS It's been a year of change for many of the sports programs at Middlesboro High School and with the start of the school year just around the corner a few key positions have yet to be filled. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lincoln School Reunion held over weekend http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/326536/Lincoln-School-Reunion-held-over-weekend The Lincoln Class of 1958 held a reunion in Middlesboro this weekend. Festivities kicked off on Thursday and lasted throughout the weekend. Festivities included dinner, dancing, a talent show and the crowning of Mr. and Mrs. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Event to assist area entrepreneurs http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/331066/Event-to-assist-area-entrepreneurs The community is cordially invited to join Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, the Appalachian Regional Commission and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship in an event that will assist local entrepreneurs and... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pine Mountain park to celebrate anniversary http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/333736/Pine-Mountain-park-to-celebrate-anniversary PINEVILLE – Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville will celebrate Kentucky State Parks' 90th anniversary with a special event Aug. 9 at the park. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Female voters wooed for fall http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/328599/Female-voters-wooed-for-fall By Charles BabingtonAn AP News AnalysisWASHINGTON — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST EPA carbon rules good for all http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/328740/EPA-carbon-rules-good-for-all Richard Eidlin Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Arch Coal idles coal complex http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/323531/Arch-Coal-idles-coal-complex In a press release on Monday, Arch Coal Inc. officials announced they were idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex, located in Wise County, Va., and Letcher County, near the Harlan County line. Cumberland River comprises two underground... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/notice_box/328924/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Middlesboro Daily News is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.middlesborodailynews.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to you http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/307088/A-new-look-thanks-to-you The Middlesboro Daily News is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Competition bringing out best in Jackets http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/320368/Competition-bringing-out-best-in-Jackets The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets had a very productive last week in participating in 7-on-7 scrimmages and games against a lot of different teams over three days. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST