Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Sat, 23 May 2015 09:49:05 EST 1800 Check the appropriate box http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153642713/Check-the-appropriate-box I was brought up in a Southern Baptist church and was in attendance many times each week. If I told you the number of times, you might not believe me, and most readers would consider it excessive. Sat, 23 May 2015 07:00:42 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153632632/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2015. There are 222 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 23 May 2015 00:00:35 EST The seasoned veteran http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153666062/The-seasoned-veteran Kentucky State Police Trooper First Class Keith Baker has been around the policing circle for quite some time. The 21-year police veteran now works out of KSP Post 10, in Harlan. To him, a police officer is a very important job. Fri, 22 May 2015 17:40:33 EST Bell County teachers honored http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153615422/Bell-County-teachers-honored Three teachers from Bell county were among the 177 teachers selected from 66 school districts in Kentucky to receive the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award on May 16. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:55:31 EST KMLF starts strong http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153656746/KMLF-starts-strong Thursday evening brought glittering gowns and country-rock music to the stage during opening night of the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:50:33 EST (No heading) http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle/153643865/ Local arrest recordsNews • 2SSSSSports • 11Pet of the WeekLifestyles • S3 Fri, 22 May 2015 16:45:32 EST Bell BETA Club advances http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153615404/Bell-BETA-Club-advances Bell Central student Lexi Greer has placed first in the Junior BETA State Competition for the arts category. Junior BETA Club member, fifth-grader Bub Treece also placed third in the language arts competition. Both advance to the national... Fri, 22 May 2015 16:40:31 EST Safe canning practices keeps everyone healthy http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153658833/Safe-canning-practices-keeps-everyone-healthy Gardens are beginning to bear the fruits of our labor. Soon, it will be time to start thinking about preserving some of the excess produce for winter months. Safety is of utmost importance for those of us who will be preserving food, because,... Fri, 22 May 2015 16:30:32 EST Arrest Records http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153561152/Arrest-Records The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center:• Jakie C. Bailey, 41, of Hulen, served a bench warrant;• Erik Bo Barnett, 24, of Pineville, contempt of court; Fri, 22 May 2015 16:30:31 EST Walmart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/153658602/Walmart-presses-meat-suppliers-on-antibiotics-treatment NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:00:33 EST Guaranteed access to free preventive services http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153658641/Guaranteed-access-to-free-preventive-services In Kentucky an estimated 1,884,719 individuals, including 762,897 women and 378,519 children, have private health insurance that covers recommended preventive services without cost sharing, according to a new ASPE Data Point from the U.S. Department... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:50:33 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153656543/News-in-Brief Ky. raising pay for corrections officersFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky is increasing pay for corrections officers and hazardous duty staff in an attempt to curb high turnover rates. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:50:31 EST Seeing our area through other eyes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153633223/Seeing-our-area-through-other-eyes Writing about our area's natural resources has made me feel appreciative and blessed to get to live and work in a beautiful part of the planet. That appreciation ramps up when you witness other people experiencing it for the first... Fri, 22 May 2015 11:35:34 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153632621/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2015. There are 223 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:35 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/153631843/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, 22 May 2015 00:00:31 EST Barbourville tames Mountain Lions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153646769/Barbourville-tames-Mountain-Lions The Pineville Mountain Lions (6-14) were knocked out of the 51st District tournament on Wednesday following a 16-2 loss to Barbourville (15-14). The loss dashed Pineville's hopes of making to the championship game on Thursday. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:45:31 EST Softer walls protected Hinchcliffe http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153648100/Softer-walls-protected-Hinchcliffe INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When James Hinchcliffe slammed into a wall at more than 220 mph, he hit an energy-absorbing barrier that likely saved his life. One of auto racing's most important safety developments, its origins began at Indianapolis... Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:35 EST All-Tournament team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153644488/All-Tournament-team Anthony Cloud|Daily NewsFive Middlesboro players were named to the All-Tournament team for the 52nd District. Pictured are, from left, Madison Shields, Lauren Spurlock, Jessica Carter, Shae Moyers and Makayla Partin. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:34 EST 52nd District All-Tournament team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153644535/52nd-District-All-Tournament-team Anthony Cloud|Daily News Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:33 EST Lady Wildcats defeat Pineville http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153643044/Lady-Wildcats-defeat-Pineville The Lady Lions (7-13) wrapped up their season on Tuesday following an 8-3 loss to Lynn Camp (11-21) in the 51st District tournament. It was their first loss to the Lady Wildcats of the season. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:31 EST