Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:41:43 EST 1800 AD, basketball positions still open at MHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/337038/AD-basketball-positions-still-open-at-MHS It's been a year of change for many of the sports programs at Middlesboro High School and with the start of the school year just around the corner a few key positions have yet to be filled. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lincoln School Reunion held over weekend http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/326536/Lincoln-School-Reunion-held-over-weekend The Lincoln Class of 1958 held a reunion in Middlesboro this weekend. Festivities kicked off on Thursday and lasted throughout the weekend. Festivities included dinner, dancing, a talent show and the crowning of Mr. and Mrs. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Event to assist area entrepreneurs http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/331066/Event-to-assist-area-entrepreneurs The community is cordially invited to join Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, the Appalachian Regional Commission and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship in an event that will assist local entrepreneurs and... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pine Mountain park to celebrate anniversary http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/333736/Pine-Mountain-park-to-celebrate-anniversary PINEVILLE – Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville will celebrate Kentucky State Parks' 90th anniversary with a special event Aug. 9 at the park. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Female voters wooed for fall http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/328599/Female-voters-wooed-for-fall By Charles BabingtonAn AP News AnalysisWASHINGTON — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST EPA carbon rules good for all http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/328740/EPA-carbon-rules-good-for-all Richard Eidlin Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Arch Coal idles coal complex http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/323531/Arch-Coal-idles-coal-complex In a press release on Monday, Arch Coal Inc. officials announced they were idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex, located in Wise County, Va., and Letcher County, near the Harlan County line. Cumberland River comprises two underground... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/notice_box/328924/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Middlesboro Daily News is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.middlesborodailynews.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to you http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/307088/A-new-look-thanks-to-you The Middlesboro Daily News is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Competition bringing out best in Jackets http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/320368/Competition-bringing-out-best-in-Jackets The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets had a very productive last week in participating in 7-on-7 scrimmages and games against a lot of different teams over three days. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brock charged with assaulting police officer http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/310677/Brock-charged-with-assaulting-police-officer What started out as being a shoplifting investigation turned into an assault charge on Sunday after a Middlesboro woman allegedly assaulted a police officer. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scouts educate about BEARS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/308664/Scouts-educate-about-BEARS Kelsey Gerhardt|Daily News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lighthouse giveaway serves hundreds http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/312412/Lighthouse-giveaway-serves-hundreds The annual Lighthouse back to school giveaway took place on Friday at Page School. Organization was key to the success of this event as hundreds of people showed up before the event start time of 5 p.m. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell County 4-H to send 5 country hams to state fair http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-opinion_columns/314562/Bell-County-4-H-to-send-5-country-hams-to-state-fair Five Bell County 4-Hers are set to go to Louisville in mid-August to compete in the 4-H Country Ham project at the Kentucky State Fair. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/312617/News-in-brief Project at Ky. coal plant to trap carbon dioxide Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Advisory lifted http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/311547/Advisory-lifted The boil-water advisory has been lifted for the Keith area. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hitting the road http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/5316766/Hitting-the-road Here we are, deep in the throes of the rituals of summer. School is out, vacation days are being cashed in, and picnic baskets are being packed. Barbecues are firing, pools are splashing, and ice cream trucks are rolling. Meanwhile, thousands, yea... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thankfulness in adulthood and childhood http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/5316666/Thankfulness-in-adulthood-and-childhood Pastor Bob Russell writes in his book Jesus, Lord of Your Personality, that having a lot doesn't tend to produce a grateful spirit. “Have you had a taste of the best this world has to offer? You went to Hawaii once on vacation, so now... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Is it heart or duty? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/5275479/Is-it-heart-or-duty I've heard members of the clergy say, “90 percent of the work is done by 10 percent of the people.” I'm not sure if there is any way to test the accuracy of that statement, but in any organization, not just churches, it seems... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Did Jesus Really claim to be God’s son? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/5316540/Did-Jesus-Really-claim-to-be-Gods-son When I was in high school I started wondering if what I had been taught in church was true. Mom and dad had always taken me to church but I wondered if what was taught there was real or not. I began wrestling with this idea trying to come to some sort... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST