Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:34:44 EST 1800 Two-platoon system thriving for Cats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150620154/Two-platoon-system-thriving-for-Cats LEXINGTON — Whether top-ranked Kentucky could beat the NBA's winless Philadelphia 76ers isn't the point for a squad looking strong enough to beat everybody else in college basketball. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:16:02 EST Suspensions leave Vols short-handed on defense http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150614385/Suspensions-leave-Vols-short-handed-on-defense KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On a week when Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson expected to play the final home game of his productive career, the Volunteers instead must find a way to replace the all-Southeastern Conference performer. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:14:04 EST LMU downs Mars Hill http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150613938/LMU-downs-Mars-Hill HARROGATE, Tenn. — Senior guard Lorenza Ross scored 15 of his game-high 19 points in the final 10 and a half minutes of regulation to lead the 23rd-ranked Railsplitters (3-0, 1-0 SAC) to a 79-67 victory over the visiting Mars Hill Lions (3-1,... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:49:06 EST Offensive explosion http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150614201/Offensive-explosion HARROGATE, Tenn. — On the four-year anniversary of their last 100-point outburst, the Lady Railsplitters (2-1, 1-0 SAC) crested that summit again in a 100-90 victory over the visiting Mars Hill Lions (1-2, 0-1 SAC) in the South Atlantic... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:47:06 EST Learning ‘real life’ at school http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150544962/Learning-real-life-at-school Middlesboro Middle School has been busy giving their 6th graders a dose of the “real world” in their STARS Entrepreneurship Program. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:06 EST NSDAR honors veterans for their service http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150613080/NSDAR-honors-veterans-for-their-service Twelve area veterans were presented special certificates during a Veterans Day reception hosted by Kentucky Path NSDAR chapter of Middlesboro. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:38:03 EST Eubank named LMU Volunteer of the Year http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150500641/Eubank-named-LMU-Volunteer-of-the-Year Wanda Golden Eubank, of Andover, Vt,. was recognized with Lincoln Memorial University (LMU)'s Nancy Rodgers Leach Volunteer of the Year Award during the university's annual homecoming celebration. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:36:08 EST 4-H Community Club elects officers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150499362/4-H-Community-Club-elects-officers Photo submitted Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:29:10 EST Clogston recognized for his dedication http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150614382/Clogston-recognized-for-his-dedication Accepting a law enforcement position in Lexington, Cpl. William Clogston, a three-year veteran of the Evarts Police Department, was recognized in a letter from Assistant Police Chief Owen Noe and presented with a certificate of appreciation for his... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:47:06 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150585465/News-in-Brief State's jobless rate falls to 6.2 percentFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate dropped again in October to its lowest rate in more than six years. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:48:06 EST Hard to predict state’s benefit from DC clout http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150610980/Hard-to-predict-states-benefit-from-DC-clout U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's election Thursday as Senate majority leader was a historic moment for Kentucky and the fulfillment of the stalwart politician's longtime ambition. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:44:08 EST Coverage through Affordable Care Act http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150611085/Coverage-through-Affordable-Care-Act Imagine your child has asthma or severe allergies. One day, your health insurer informs you that they will no longer cover your child under your plan because they have a preexisting condition. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:40:06 EST Motor fuels tax rate to decline Jan. 1 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150610134/Motor-fuels-tax-rate-to-decline-Jan.-1 FRANKFORT – Kentucky's “gas tax” on sales of gasoline, diesel and ethanol motor fuels will drop by 4.3 cents per gallon on New Year's Day, resulting in a loss to the Kentucky Road Fund of about $129 million on an... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:35:06 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150595913/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2014. There are 41 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:27:06 EST Discussion of Middlesboro crater slated today http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150596733/Discussion-of-Middlesboro-crater-slated-today Dr. Stephen F. Greb of the Kentucky Geological Survey at the University of Kentucky in Lexington present a program detailing the meteor impact that created the Middlesboro basin. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:09 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150594577/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, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:05 EST UK women rout Morehead St. http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150604804/UK-women-rout-Morehead-St. LEXINGTON — Janee Thompson scored 15 points, Jennifer O'Neill added 14 and No. 13 Kentucky routed Morehead State 91-62 on Wednesday. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:37:01 EST 2014 Jacket Madness Monday at MHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150605417/2014-Jacket-Madness-Monday-at-MHS Middlesboro High School will be hosting the 2014 Jacket Madness at 6 p.m. on Monday at Fuson Brothers gym. It's an annual event introducing the players on the MHS boys' and girls' basketball teams as well as the cheerleaders for the... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:36:05 EST Cats shut down Kansas 72-40 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150601601/Cats-shut-down-Kansas-72-40 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari made one simple adjustment to his game plan Tuesday night.He scrapped the zone. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:27:06 EST City opposes KU rate increase http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150599705/City-opposes-KU-rate-increase The city of Middlesboro is opposing a proposed rate increase by Kentucky Utilities and encouraging citizens to do the same. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:11:02 EST