Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:15:21 EST 1800 Rader: City has tight budget http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50070489/Rader:-City-has-tight-budget Revenue woes and cuts in coal severance money have affected many counties and cities in the region in one way or another. Pineville is no different. Mayor Sherwin Rader said unwanted cuts have been made to ensure a balanced budget for the... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bobcats start work in shells http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50073781/Bobcats-start-work-in-shells Friday was the first day teams could add shoulder pads to their helmets and the Bell County Bobcats were working out in their shells that morning. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50072374/News-in-brief Grimes focusing on jobs, pay equity Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Southeast sponsors AHEC Scrubs Camp http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50070211/Southeast-sponsors-AHEC-Scrubs-Camp Area high school students had the opportunity recently to learn about possible careers inside the health care industry by taking part in the Appalachian Health Education Center (AHEC) Career Craze Summer Scrubs Camp held at Harlan ARH. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brown excited about potential of Wildcats’ offense http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50056193/Brown-excited-about-potential-of-Wildcats-offense LEXINGTON — Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown is only a few weeks away from not only having to pick a starting quarterback, but also put all the pieces together in UK's offense. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A swing and a prayer http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50065304/A-swing-and-a-prayer Jay Compton|Daily News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ETSU unveils new team logos http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50063684/ETSU-unveils-new-team-logos JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University has a new logo as part of a branding initiative for the school's athletic teams. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 News in brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/announcements/50057280/News-in-brief Appeals court upholds convictions in oil scamLOUISVILLE (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of two men who ran an oil-and-gas drilling scheme in which investors lost millions of dollars. 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 The importance of worshipping God http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50038726/The-importance-of-worshipping-God When an important decision is in the works, we all wish we could hear a voice from heaven or have some solid assurance that we are doing the right thing. Sometimes our confirmation that we are on the right track comes in an overwhelming sense of... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Why incumbents keep getting reelected http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50050422/Why-incumbents-keep-getting-reelected It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating. In June, a Gallup poll found members' standing with the American people at a historic... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Experience already paying off for Bobcats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50049671/Experience-already-paying-off-for-Bobcats The Bell County Bobcats were a team very short on experience at this time last year. They had graduated a large class of seniors and were working against the clock to get unproven new starters ready at several key positions. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Panthers will have new look on offense http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50051625/Panthers-will-have-new-look-on-offense HARROGATE, Tenn. — In the eleven years since the school came into existence, offensive football at Cumberland Gap has pretty well be synonymous with the spread formation. The school has produced it's share of standout quarterbacks in a... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Construction ongoing at Commonwealth Stadium http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50046860/Construction-ongoing-at-Commonwealth-Stadium LEXINGTON (AP) — The $110 million construction project at the University of Kentucky's Commonwealth Stadium will continue through the upcoming football season with the goal of finishing renovations before the 2015 kickoff. Wed, 23 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