Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:57:51 EST 1800 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 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 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 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 Apples and oranges: Twice the fun http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/150935036/Apples-and-oranges:-Twice-the-fun Editor's note: The following is an article that was submitted for Civitas Media's “Faith and Family” publication, which was recently included in many Civitas newspapers. Readers submitted stories that were poignant,... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:28:05 EST Duo indicted for forgery http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150925426/Duo-indicted-for-forgery Two women accused of forging a name on a health document were recently indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:27:13 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150915932/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). Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:02 EST Santa’s helpers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150919872/Santas-helpers Photos by Ray Welch|Daily News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:58:04 EST Middlesboro selected for free concert series http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150921287/Middlesboro-selected-for-free-concert-series Levitt Pavilions named Middlesboro as one of 10 small to mid-sized cities across America to win a Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Award of $25,000 in matching funds to present a free concert series at a pop-up park on Cumberland Avenue. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:56:03 EST McConnell wants to stop coal rules http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150921140/McConnell-wants-to-stop-coal-rules WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White House “crusade” was devastating his... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:10:05 EST Brown indicted for assault http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150920193/Brown-indicted-for-assault A Beverly man accused of assaulting three individuals at the Wilderness Road ATV Off-Road Park was indicted recently by the Bell County Grand Jury.Joshua Brown, 21, was indicted on three counts of second-degree assault. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:08:07 EST Middlesboro opts for technology assistance http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150915581/Middlesboro-opts-for-technology-assistance The Middlesboro School Board voted to accept a 2015 Kentucky Education Technology System Offer of Assistance for $10,271 during their board meeting on Tuesday. Funding for this came from the School Facilities Construction Commission. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:04:08 EST First State Financial announces promotions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150918179/First-State-Financial-announces-promotions Katherine Reese Capps, president and CEO of First State Financial, is pleased to announce the following promotions: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:03:06 EST New report argues for funding proven strategies http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150918772/New-report-argues-for-funding-proven-strategies Kentucky kindergarten- through 12th-grade schools may be getting by with current levels of funding — which are among the nation's deepest per-student cuts to education since the recession — but in order to realize the state's... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:00:04 EST Shumate earns crematory operator designation http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/150918546/Shumate-earns-crematory-operator-designation Denise R. Shumate recently earned her Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) designation from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). The NFDA Certified Crematory Operator Program ™ is a voluntary certification program that helps funeral... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:57:04 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150889842/News-in-Brief Health exchange processes 100,000 in past month Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:31:06 EST