Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:30:03 EST 1800 Seuss celebrated at mall http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152121011/Seuss-celebrated-at-mall The Cat in the Hat will be making an appearance in the Tri-State at the Read Across America event. The Middlesboro Mall will be hosting this annual event with the Children's Reading Foundation of Appalachia and the National Education... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:10:34 EST Burger King closed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152125899/Burger-King-closed Anthony Cloud|Daily News Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:55:31 EST County awarded federal funds http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152126882/County-awarded-federal-funds Bell County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency under the emergency food and shelter national board program. The county anticipates receiving $17,941 to... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:50:31 EST Stranded dog rescued http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152129038/Stranded-dog-rescued Standing in freezing water for over 30 minutes, Sunshine Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) Fire Chief Steven Hatfield risked his life to save the life of an innocent animal stranded in a culvert at Bardo. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:45:31 EST Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152128933/Mom-convicted-of-killing-son-5-by-poisoning-him-with-salt WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:35:32 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152123415/News-in-Brief Pike Co. loses lawsuit over coal severance tax process Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:15:32 EST Severe Weather Awareness Month in Ky. http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152125216/Severe-Weather-Awareness-Month-in-Ky. FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has proclaimed March as “Severe Weather Awareness Month in Kentucky.” Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:38 EST Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152125423/Study:-Smokers-may-tap-into-multiple-sources-for-nicotine WASHINGTON (AP) — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:36 EST Wilderness Road dinner theatre slated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/152125459/Wilderness-Road-dinner-theatre-slated Just a limited number of tickets remain available for Wilderness Road State Park's very popular Mystery Dinner Theatre. WHISPERS — Secrets of the Ely Mansion, an all-new dinner theatre production featuring colorful characters offering a... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:34 EST What do you want from me? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095149/What-do-you-want-from-me (Micah 6:8) “Mankind, He has told you what is good and what it is the Lord requires of you: to act justly, to love faithfulness, and to walk humbly with your God.” Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:00:34 EST God’s creation: Let it snow http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152094931/Gods-creation:-Let-it-snow I love the snow. Yes, it's a hassle to get around in and can be dangerous if you're not careful. I got stuck in it twice last week, almost gave myself a hernia shoveling, and even fell on the ice in the middle of Cumberland Avenue. I... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:46:06 EST Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152053156/Pet-of-the-Week Meet Tina! She is a 6-month-old grey longhair mix available from the Bell County Animal Shelter. Tina is sweet, loves attention and likes to rub on her human's leg. Her adoption fee is $70. If you are interested in meeting Tina or any other of... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:40:33 EST Justified freely in Jesus Christ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095244/Justified-freely-in-Jesus-Christ (Romans 4:1-25) “Salvation” is a broad term and includes all that God does for the believer in Christ, while “Justification” is a legal term describing our perfect standing before God in the righteousness of Christ. In Romans... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:30:33 EST Reflections of wintertime http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095432/Reflections-of-wintertime As I sit typing this, it is eight below zero with six inches of snow outside. I don't live in Alaska; I live in Indiana. Most people of the Northeastern United States would gladly trade our six inches of snow for what they have on the ground in... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:05:35 EST Corporations shouldn’t get pass on local option sales tax http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152091048/Corporations-shouldnt-get-pass-on-local-option-sales-tax Large, profitable corporations are now saying they shouldn't have to pay their share if the legislature moves forward with putting a local option sales tax on the ballot, according to an Associated Press story. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:45:37 EST MSHA announces results of impact inspections http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152090922/MSHA-announces-results-of-impact-inspections ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced that federal inspectors issued 176 citations, eight orders and one safeguard during special impact inspections conducted at 13 coal mines... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:40:33 EST Middlesboro first responder http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152091635/Middlesboro-first-responder Our paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical situations. People's lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care in sometimes stressful and dangerous settings. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:15:31 EST Wildlife center to bring visitors http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152093647/Wildlife-center-to-bring-visitors The Appalachian Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is proceeding with its plan to build the Appalachian Wildlife Center in Bell County. The Wildlife Center will be developed on 12,000 acres that includes reclaimed mine land and forest land. AWF is now in... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152047080/News-in-Brief Senate approves transgender bathrooms in public schoolsFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's state Senate voted to force transgender students to use separate bathrooms in the state's public schools. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:32 EST Snow creates water leak http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152076888/Snow-creates-water-leak Photo by Mark Elkins Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:20:34 EST