Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:04:13 EST 1800 No other God before me http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152985641/No-other-God-before-me Why would God give us a set of rules to follow that He knows we have no hope of obeying?Really, why would He burden His creation with a set of laws that no one on Earth is able to live up to? Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:45:35 EST Embrace the truth, your Savior http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152985622/Embrace-the-truth-your-Savior (Zechariah 3:8-9) “Listen, Joshua the high priest, you and your colleagues sitting before you; indeed, these men are a sign that I am about to bring My servant, the Branch. Notice the stone I have set before Joshua; on that one stone are seven... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:30:33 EST Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152938138/Pet-of-the-Week Meet Hoss! He is a 4-year-old male pitbull mix available from the Bell County Animal Shelter. Hoss is a sweetheart, very friendly, loves people and kids and knows no stranger. He needs a home with a fenced-in yard where he has room to run and play. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:15:33 EST A call to Christians http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152985661/A-call-to-Christians The Bible calls us to “Come now, and let us reason together …” (Isaiah 1:8). Specifically, the topic in Isaiah is our righteousness, but today I would like Christians to sit and think, to reason about the Christian message and the... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:35:35 EST Chamber promotes reading http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152987165/Chamber-promotes-reading Kelsey Gerhardt|Daily News Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:35:32 EST ‘Leaving Crazytown’ reaches No. 1 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152986463/Leaving-Crazytown-reaches-No.-1 NASHVILLE — The first single from the album “Leaving Crazytown” written by award winning songwriters Tim Stafford and Steve Gulley was released last September. The single has reached No. 1 on the Bluegrass Today Weekly AirPlay Chart... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:10:31 EST MSHA issues 2014 preliminary mine safety data http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152984908/MSHA-issues-2014-preliminary-mine-safety-data ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration released preliminary data for calendar year 2014 and updated its Mine Safety and Health at a Glance web page. The charts include information on... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:00:33 EST Red Cross volunteers recognized during National Volunteer Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152984737/Red-Cross-volunteers-recognized-during-National-Volunteer-Week LEXINGTON — National Volunteer Week is April 12-18 and the American Red Cross Bluegrass Chapter is honoring the volunteers who give their time to help people in need. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:55:32 EST Boxing event slated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152971747/Boxing-event-slated The Fist of Fire Boxing Club is hosting a fundraiser event on Saturday at their gym located on 17th Street. The event will contain exhibition fights and sparring sessions. The event will begin at 7 p.m. and cost $10 per person. Children 5 years of age... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:45:31 EST A lifelong passion http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152969486/A-lifelong-passion Noetown local Bill Sturdivant brought his small town beginnings to light for people he crossed paths with throughout his life. The range of his artwork highlights important faces he has met and places where he has traveled. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:20:31 EST Earth Day is coming up http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152987194/Earth-Day-is-coming-up Earth Day is here again and to help remind us all how important our local flora and fauna is, the Bell County Conservation District (BCCD) will be sponsoring a free tree giveaway at the Middlesboro Mall on April 22. The trees will be available... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:00:31 EST Release the trout http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152991768/Release-the-trout Ray Welch|Daily News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:50:33 EST Panel requests sign http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152963864/Panel-requests-sign Bell County basketball player Maci Morris is quickly becoming a household name in the county. She was recently crowned Miss Kentucky Basketball. During the regular fiscal court meeting, the panel approved a resolution requesting a sign honoring Morris... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:50:32 EST Virginia Cave Week is April 19-25 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152986335/Virginia-Cave-Week-is-April-19-25 RICHMOND — Virginia's rich cave heritage will be celebrated during Virginia Cave Week, April 19-25. Activities include tours of a wild cave in Giles County, an opportunity to see a bat up close in Front Royal and a trash cleanup at a one... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:45:31 EST Bell County Arrest Records http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152986155/Bell-County-Arrest-Records The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:40:32 EST Clarification http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152987761/Clarification In the article titled “Johnson jailed for 'attempted' kidnapping,” it states that Johnson was released approximately 13 hours after his arrest. The Bell County Detention Center website states he was released from the center,... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:40:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152960742/News-in-Brief UK student killed in shooting near campusLEXINGTON(AP) — Police say a University of Kentucky student has been fatally shot in an altercation near campus. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:30:33 EST Saving coal country http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152983566/Saving-coal-country Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell recently took the extraordinary step of calling on governors to ignore Washington's Clean Power Plan, an EPA mandate to curb carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:25:37 EST Alumni meet for future http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152968980/Alumni-meet-for-future Football season is just around the corner and members of the newly formed Alumni and Friends of Middlesboro High School (MHS) group are ready for a tailgate party. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:20:31 EST ‘Pop Up Park’ to host cookout http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152963220/Pop-Up-Park-to-host-cookout Discover Downtown Middlesboro (DDM) will be hosting their “Build a Better Pop-up Park” cookout Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 2009 West Cumberland Avenue. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:15:32 EST