Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:23:24 EST 1800 Lady Railsplitters look to get back on track at UIndy http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150950449/Lady-Railsplitters-look-to-get-back-on-track-at-UIndy HARROGATE, Tenn. — For the first time in nearly a month, the Lady Railsplitters (7-3) venture outside of the friendly confines of Tex Turner Arena, traveling to the heart of the Hoosier State on Saturday for a nonconference contest against the... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:30:08 EST UK to name Dawson as new OC http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150950389/UK-to-name-Dawson-as-new-OC LEXINGTON — Shannon Dawson, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at West Virginia University, will join the Kentucky football staff in the same roles, Head Coach Mark Stoops announced Friday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:29:02 EST LMU SAAC brings Christmas cheer to local families http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150950411/LMU-SAAC-brings-Christmas-cheer-to-local-families HARROGATE, Tenn. — 'Tis the season for giving, and the Lincoln Memorial Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) got into the Christmas spirit by bringing just a little bit more joy to more than a dozen local families for the... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:13:04 EST Wallins honors its champion http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150879028/Wallins-honors-its-champion A coach, teacher, principal and magistrate during his decades of service to Wallins Elementary School and the surrounding community, Jim Roark is still missed by the people who knew him best, three years after his death. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:57:05 EST Drug indictments handed down http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150925987/Drug-indictments-handed-down The Bell County Grand Jury indicted Benjamin William Cinniamon on a manufacturing charge recently. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:12:03 EST Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150948730/Pet-of-the-Week Meet Maddie! He is available at the Bell County Animal Shelter. He is a domestic short hair, 5 months old, very sweet, loves petting and is very calm. The adoption fee is $70 which includes a free vet exam, mild deworming, shots and spay surgery. If... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:09:04 EST Post 10 wins ‘Cram the Cruiser’ campaign http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150944712/Post-10-wins-Cram-the-Cruiser-campaign Harlan County residents did much more than “Cram the Cruiser” this week — they crammed the shelves of local food pantries, the kitchen at Christ's Hands and agency programs. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:29:10 EST It’s Christmas and… http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150937442/Its-Christmas-and It's Christmas and I think of church pageants, the treat from the United Mine Workers of America and the little scrubby pine that my brother Bill and I chopped down with a hatchet and decorated with cotton balls. And then there are the negatives... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:20:05 EST Feds ignore own law on property rights http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150932017/Feds-ignore-own-law-on-property-rights Interior Secretary Sally Jewell should explain why the Office of Surface Mining is subverting the federal law that created it and trying to reinstate the pernicious broad form deed that Kentucky repealed in 1988. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:17:12 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150906299/News-in-Brief State unemployment rate drops to 6-year lowFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent in November, the lowest rate in more than six years. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:15:04 EST Shepherd battles Benham crime http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150924135/Shepherd-battles-Benham-crime Benham City Police Officer Donald Ryan Shepherd has been a law officer for just over two years, but has already made a sizable contribution to the two-man police force. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:20:06 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150931756/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2014. There are 12 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:08:06 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150935407/Community-Calendar To place an event 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). Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:05 EST Class 1-2A All-SEKC honorees http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150940562/Class-1-2A-All-SEKC-honorees The Southeastern Kentucky Conference held their annual football awards banquet on Wednesday and several local players were honored on the All-SEKC team for Class 1A and 2A. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:18:03 EST Caldwell, Cox earn SEKC honors http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150941004/Caldwell-Cox-earn-SEKC-honors A pair of seniors, running back Austin Caldwell and defensive end/kicker Dylan Cox, led a contingent of nine Bell County Bobcats named to the 2014 All-SEKC Class 3A - 5A football teams. The list was revealed at Wednesday's Southeastern Kentucky... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:17:06 EST UCLA up next for Wildcats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150942025/UCLA-up-next-for-Wildcats Kentucky and UCLA have long been parallel programs. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:17:05 EST Lady Railsplitters go cold in loss to King http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150940043/Lady-Railsplitters-go-cold-in-loss-to-King HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters (7-3) were denied their first five-game winning streak in eight seasons after turning in their worst offensive performance in over two calendar years on Wednesday night, as the King Tornado (5-4) ended... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:45:04 EST Sentences handed down http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150934880/Sentences-handed-down A woman who was accused of stealing from Walmart in October 2013 received her final sentencing on Monday by Bell Circuit Judge Bob Costanzo. Tina Marie Seabolt, 38, of Middlesboro, was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary for theft by unlawful... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:09 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle/150905939/News-in-Brief Ex-coal CEO seeks W.Va. mine blast trial delay Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:08:11 EST Christmas traditions from the forest http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150933610/Christmas-traditions-from-the-forest Man's reverence of trees goes back a long time. As we enjoy the coming holidays, reflect on how interwoven forest plants are with Christmas symbols and traditions. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:29:02 EST