Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:29:33 EST 1800 Students recognized at meeting http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50378554/Students-recognized-at-meeting Bell County Superintendent Yvonne Gilliam took time during this week's regular monthly board meeting to acknowledge students from the vocational school for their outstanding performance. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:30:04 EST Bobcats overpower Pirates 35-7 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50389304/Bobcats-overpower-Pirates-35-7 SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — The Bell County Bobcats turned to good, ol' fashioned Mountain football on Friday as they rolled up 300 rushing yards on the way to an impressive 35-7 road win over last year's Tennessee Class 1A... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:30:08 EST Cougars rout Panthers 54-7 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50389257/Cougars-rout-Panthers-54-7 HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Cumberland Gap Panthers were simply no match for Campbell County Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:27:06 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50364723/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, August 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:01:21 EST Prep football scores http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50388454/Prep-football-scores KENTUCKYFridayBell Co. 35, South Pittsburg, Tenn. 7Boyle Co. 7, Bullitt East 0Caldwell Co. 78, Christian Co. 57Campbell Co. 31, E. Central, Ind. 14 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:38:06 EST Wild horses at Dingo shot to death http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50382133/Wild-horses-at-Dingo-shot-to-death Over two dozen wild horses that roam an area of Straight Creek known as Dingo are reportedly dead. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:08:06 EST Man charged with credit card fraud http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50378792/Man-charged-with-credit-card-fraud A Middlesboro man was arrested on Friday after police say he fraudulently used a credit card. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:24:04 EST School requests new student contracts with Bell http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50379597/School-requests-new-student-contracts-with-Bell The Pineville Independent Board of Education has submitted a letter to the Bell County Board of Education requesting the two entities renegotiate their student exchange contract. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:12:08 EST Vitale’s encounters with UK coaches http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50383296/Vitales-encounters-with-UK-coaches (Editor's note: This is one of a series of columns about ESPN's DickVitale in the next several months.) Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:11:06 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50378034/News-in-Brief Lower jobless rates reported in 108 countiesFRANKFORT (AP) — State officials say last month's jobless rates in 108 Kentucky counties were lower than in July 2013. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:41:05 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50364655/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, August 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:01:29 EST Young Lions look to take next step http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50374265/Young-Lions-look-to-take-next-step The Pineville Mountain Lions graduated ten seniors from last year's team. The group included all of the starters along the offensive and defensive lines, most of the linebackers and All-State caliber athlete Conner Ford. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:38:03 EST ‘Sleep debt’ effects school routine http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50331390/Sleep-debt-effects-school-routine Children throughout the Tri-State area have spent the past few weeks transitioning into the back-to-school routine. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:05:10 EST Middlesboro to set tax levy http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50358206/Middlesboro-to-set-tax-levy The Middlesboro City Council held the first reading to establish the Ad Valorem tax levy on personal and real property for the year 2015 during their meeting on Tuesday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:05:07 EST Tennis courts get face-lift http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50356594/Tennis-courts-get-face-lift Middlesboro High School unveiled their newly-renovated tennis courts Wednesday. The courts have involved months of work for the school and school board and are now ready for play time. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:59:07 EST Clerk’s office taking plastic http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50356971/Clerks-office-taking-plastic The Bell County Clerk's Office is now offering taxpayers the option to pay with debit or credit cards in both the Middlesboro and Pineville office for any type of transaction. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:57:09 EST Double grave marking ceremony slated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/announcements-home_top-local_features/50366366/Double-grave-marking-ceremony-slated The Martin's Station Chapter Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution, will be having a double grave marking ceremony using SAR markers on the graves of Jesse Brock and Ephraim Osborne, along with a wreath laying and grave side ceremony... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:55:11 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50363786/Community-Calendar To place an announcement in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Moore; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro (behind Food City). Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:50:06 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50364011/News-in-Brief Coroner: 3 dead before blaze beganINEZ (AP) — Officials say two women and a young girl found in the ruins of an eastern Kentucky house fire were killed before the blaze was set. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:10:12 EST Death sentence of 6-time killer upheld in state http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50369342/Death-sentence-of-6-time-killer-upheld-in-state LOUISVILLE (AP) — A six-time convicted killer condemned to death for a 1991 slaying in Kentucky has lost a bid for a new trial and sentencing after the state's high court on Thursday found that a large amount of evidence and testimony... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:58:08 EST