Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:49:14 EST 1800 Middlesboro first responder http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152091635/Middlesboro-first-responder Our paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical situations. People's lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care in sometimes stressful and dangerous settings. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:15:31 EST Wildlife center to bring visitors http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152093647/Wildlife-center-to-bring-visitors The Appalachian Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is proceeding with its plan to build the Appalachian Wildlife Center in Bell County. The Wildlife Center will be developed on 12,000 acres that includes reclaimed mine land and forest land. AWF is now in... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152047080/News-in-Brief Senate approves transgender bathrooms in public schoolsFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's state Senate voted to force transgender students to use separate bathrooms in the state's public schools. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:32 EST Snow creates water leak http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152076888/Snow-creates-water-leak Photo by Mark Elkins Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:20:34 EST Schedules amended http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152067224/Schedules-amended As we near the end of snowy and icy weather for the season, many businesses still have winter related messes to clean up and area schools are no different. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:20:32 EST Hobbs to serve 6 months http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152077209/Hobbs-to-serve-6-months A Pineville man accused of pointing a gun at police and assaulting two officers was sentenced on Tuesday in Bell Circuit Court. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:15:32 EST Mission accomplished http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152070331/Mission-accomplished For Bell County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Scott Gray, policing was something he always wanted to do. In his case, life took a different path. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:10:33 EST Virginia State Parks campsites to open March 6 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152071864/Virginia-State-Parks-campsites-to-open-March-6 RICHMOND — The opening day of camping season in Virginia State Parks is changing. Campgrounds will open Friday, March 6. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:00:34 EST Improving fisheries to try this spring http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152071026/Improving-fisheries-to-try-this-spring FRANKFORT – The deepest snow since Bill Clinton roamed the White House pounded Kentucky this week, leaving in its wake stranded cars, sore backs from shoveling snow and grumbling citizens. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:55:42 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152047076/News-in-Brief Water shortages continuing in eastern Ky.PIKEVILLE (AP) — The Eastern Kentucky Expo Center has been turned into a hub to distribute water to area communities that are still experiencing shortages. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:55:34 EST KSP arrest 5 for meth http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152059017/KSP-arrest-5-for-meth The Kentucky State Police arrested five individuals in Barbourville on Wednesday following a meth lab bust. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:45:31 EST From 5 to 10 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152056393/From-5-to-10 Drivers convicted of DUI in Kentucky would have it on their record for 10 years under a bill the Senate Judiciary Committee approved early in February. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:55:31 EST Police arrest 2 in Walmart theft http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152050836/Police-arrest-2-in-Walmart-theft Middlesboro Police officers arrested two individual on Tuesday on theft charges. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:50:34 EST Slaven to present at national conference http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/152051656/Slaven-to-present-at-national-conference Rick Slaven, director of the Center for Simulation and Training at LMU-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) has been selected to present at the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) 20th Annual Educator Symposium to be held... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:45:33 EST Wanted: Your art http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152050358/Wanted:-Your-art The Bell County Historical Society and Museum in Middlesboro is looking for art produced by local artists. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:40:31 EST Corps monitoring water levels http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152052954/Corps-monitoring-water-levels The recent winter storm that has covered the county in several inches of snow will likely continue to impact the area even after the snowfall stops. Once the snow begins to melt, the resulting runoff water will make flooding a... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:20:34 EST Early exposure to peanuts helps prevent allergies in kids http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152047417/Early-exposure-to-peanuts-helps-prevent-allergies-in-kids For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to keep them away from peanut-based foods. Now a major study suggests that is exactly the wrong thing to do. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:48 EST Local option sales tax faces hurdle in state Senate http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152047325/Local-option-sales-tax-faces-hurdle-in-state-Senate FRANKFORT (AP) — An effort to let local voters temporarily raise sales taxes where they live to pay for big-ticket construction projects could be in trouble in the Republican-controlled state Senate. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:45 EST Kynect special enrollment period scheduled http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152048216/Kynect-special-enrollment-period-scheduled FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced that a special enrollment period will begin March and continue through April 30 to give those Kentuckians unaware of possible tax penalties more time to sign up. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:55:35 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152047062/News-in-Brief Telephone deregulation bill passes Kentucky House Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:55:33 EST