Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:19:39 EST 1800 Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50715618/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). Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:12 EST Progress reported at Yellow Creek School project http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50722912/Progress-reported-at-Yellow-Creek-School-project Blanton Coates from Codell Construction was present during a recent Bell School Board meeting to introduce the on-site construction manager for the Yellow Creek School Center project. He introduced Doug Smith, who has been with Codell Construction for... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:44:06 EST True Art Showcase and Children’s Contest slated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50717961/True-Art-Showcase-and-Childrens-Contest-slated BIG STONE GAP, Va. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will hold its annual True Art Showcase and Children's Contest from Sept. 30 through Oct. 19, celebrating the works of area artists. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:30:05 EST Pumpkin festival slated for Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50718744/Pumpkin-festival-slated-for-Saturday Anthony Cloud | Daily News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:27:06 EST MHS class of 1964 holds 50th reunion http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle/50686237/MHS-class-of-1964-holds-50th-reunion Photo submitted Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:23:11 EST Wolfgang, Lankford indicted on drug charges http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50717805/Wolfgang-Lankford-indicted-on-drug-charges Two individuals who were arrested during a July drug roundup have been indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:18:08 EST Hydrant flushing slated for Wednesday, Thursday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50718581/Hydrant-flushing-slated-for-Wednesday-Thursday Water Service Corporation of Kentucky, in Middlesboro, will be conducting routine fire hydrant flushing on Wednesday and Thursday. They will begin at 6 p.m. During the flushing process, one may experience periods of lower than normal water pressure or... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:18:02 EST MMS royalty http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50718263/MMS-royalty Ray Welch | Daily NewsHayley Gulley was recently crowned Middlesboro Middle School's 2014 football homecoming queen. Hayley is an eighth-grader and the daughter of Missy and Chris Gully. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:06:02 EST Number of poor Kentuckians remains high http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50687633/Number-of-poor-Kentuckians-remains-high Kentucky saw only slight improvements in some indicators of poverty and economic well-being last year, according to new Census Bureau data released today. Poverty remains high, highlighting that many have not yet recovered from the recession and... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:37:06 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50715354/News-in-Brief Japanese company to open facility in Corbin Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:28:09 EST State political parties post fundraising totals http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50719328/State-political-parties-post-fundraising-totals FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's two major political parties raised close to $1 million combined in August leading up to the pivotal November elections. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:10:07 EST State aiming to revamp services for elderly http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50715992/State-aiming-to-revamp-services-for-elderly LOUISVILLE (AP) — Kentucky is overhauling its elderly services with the aim of stretching resources and helping aging baby boomers remain independent and live out their final years at home, rather than in an institution. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:06:06 EST School district drops weight-lost contest http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50717911/School-district-drops-weight-lost-contest PIKEVILLE (AP) — An eastern Kentucky school district is dropping its plans for a weight-loss competition among its students. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:48:05 EST Coming alongside http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion/50697785/Coming-alongside In World War II, many of our ships were severely damaged by enemy action. Often, another ship would “come alongside” the damaged ship to help with repairs. The ships would share electrical power, water hoses for fighting fires, pumps for... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:23:07 EST Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50686804/Pet-of-the-Week Meet Kent from the Bell County Animal Shelter, a 3-month-old Dachshund mix. Kent is a very sweet, calm boy and loves attention and climbing up into your arms. The adoption cost is $70 which includes a veterinarian exam, a mild deworming, a Parvo... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:01:06 EST Pressure to change, power to remain http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion/50697777/Pressure-to-change-power-to-remain (Daniel 1:4-9) Along the timberline in the Rocky Mountains grows an evergreen called the Bristlecone Pine. These gnarled trees can live for hundreds of years. Over the years many have been bent by the pressure brought to bear by relentless... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:20:08 EST The Islamic State and Psalm 83 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50697805/The-Islamic-State-and-Psalm-83 Have you ever had that feeling that something was about to happen? You don't know what it is, but something is going on. The world is teetering, it is on the edge, everyone knows it, everyone can sense that feeling that something is about to... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:25:11 EST Scottish singer featured in concert http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50687660/Scottish-singer-featured-in-concert Scottish singer Barbara Dickson, visiting the United States to play for the first time in concert, will be featured Sept. 26 in Big Stone Gap, Va. presented by the Pro-Art Association and the Big Stone Gap Celtic Festival. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:38:04 EST Coal Country Crusade a success http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion/50670670/Coal-Country-Crusade-a-success When you mention Log Mountain the thought that comes to mind is Bell County Bobcat football. This named location is synonymous with football because of the success of the high school program there. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:53:12 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50697296/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). Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:09 EST