Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:32:40 EST 1800 Mall to host back to school bash http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50059741/Mall-to-host-back-to-school-bash As the new school year fast approaches, businesses at the Middlesboro Mall are preparing for their annual back to school bash on Saturday. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Middlesboro schools plan for renovations http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50054290/Middlesboro-schools-plan-for-renovations Middlesboro schools may be getting an extensive renovation in upcoming years including the potential for a new central office and school bus garage near the high school. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Entrepreneurial event held at Southeast http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50057179/Entrepreneurial-event-held-at-Southeast Those interested in starting a business got a chance to learn about local resources when Griffin Cottle spoke during an event at Southeast Community and Technical College on Thursday. The goal of the assembly was to create a map of resources that can... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man dies in house fire http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50056539/Man-dies-in-house-fire Tragedy struck Wednesday night when emergency crews found a man died inside a burning house on Avondale Avenue. Melvin Ray Shackleford, 41, was found dead at the scene. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jobless rates down in 117 counties in June http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50059312/Jobless-rates-down-in-117-counties-in-June FRANKFORT — Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bible Thought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50021552/Bible-Thought I will rescue you…, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm.— Exodus 6:6 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 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 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 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 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