Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:20:11 EST 1800 Foister indicted for theft http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151547475/Foister-indicted-for-theft A Middlesboro man accused of possessing over $3,000 in stolen jewelry was recently indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury.Donald Ray Foister, 41, was indicted for receiving stolen property over $500. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:25:32 EST A year later http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151552936/A-year-later It has been approximately one year since Bell and other surrounding counties received the Promise Zone designation from President Barack Obama. The initiative was started to help improve the economy for counties in southeastern Kentucky. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:20:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151544268/News-in-Brief Smith says attorney to withdraw motion in DUI case Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:00:34 EST A snowy glaze http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151340592/A-snowy-glaze William S. Tribell | Daily NewsThe covered bridge in Cumberland Gap was hit with snow. The result was the bridge being lightly coated with snow.By William S. Tribellwtribell@civitasmedia.com Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:20:33 EST Super Tax Days slated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151517466/Super-Tax-Days-slated Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency in Pineville will host Super Tax Days on Feb. 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:20:32 EST School board elects officers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151546111/School-board-elects-officers William S. Tribell | Daily NewsPineville school board elected officers Tuesday. Ann Gains was elected chairman and James R. Golden as vice chairman. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:20:31 EST LMU-DCOM: Stanczak appointed assistant dean of clinical medicine http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151546443/LMU-DCOM:-Stanczak-appointed-assistant-dean-of-clinical-medicine LMU-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) has announced the appointment of Dr. Ava Stanczak as assistant dean of clinical medicine. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:15:33 EST MHS homecoming court announced http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/151544076/MHS-homecoming-court-announced Kelsey Gerhardt | Daily News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:15:31 EST Kentucky Teacher Preparation Feedback reports released http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151526412/Kentucky-Teacher-Preparation-Feedback-reports-released FRANKFORT — New data from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) on teacher preparation and retention for 28 Kentucky public and independent colleges and universities has been released. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:10:33 EST Half of incoming kindergarten students are ready for school http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151526027/Half-of-incoming-kindergarten-students-are-ready-for-school FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced that 50 percent of students who started kindergarten this school year were ready to learn and succeed. That is up from 49 percent last year. Despite the gain, about 24,500 students entered... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:10:31 EST Students create opportunity http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151499216/Students-create-opportunity Students at J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) have donated their time to help animals at the Claiborne County Animal Shelter stay healthy and happy. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:05:31 EST Black-tie affair suits future http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151495754/Black-tie-affair-suits-future Black bow ties and dressy dresses filled the C.V. Whitney Convention Center at Pine Mountain State Resort Park on Saturday evening as people gathered to hear about hopeful plans for Pineville's future. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:55:32 EST Most discrimination complaints filed on behalf of miners in 2014 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151525903/Most-discrimination-complaints-filed-on-behalf-of-miners-in-2014 ARLINGTON, Va. — Not long after a miner who maintained a dust collector machine at a cement facility in San Bernardino County, Calif., contacted the Mine Safety and Health Administration about safety hazards, he was suspended and then terminated... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:30:36 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151518727/News-in-Brief Ex-leader of county hit by tornado sentenced to prison Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:30:33 EST Gap holds public hearing http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151521841/Gap-holds-public-hearing Mayor Bill McGaffey called to order a public hearing with the city council in Cumberland Gap on Monday to discuss a raise in water and sewage rates. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:30:31 EST Caregivers meeting held http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151521078/Caregivers-meeting-held First Christian Church held their first caregiver meeting on Thursday. The meeting welcomed caregiver consultant Edward Harper from Blount Memorial Hospital, who spoke on several topics throughout the course of the event. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:25:34 EST Investments being made in Kentucky’s Promise Zone http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151525476/Investments-being-made-in-Kentuckys-Promise-Zone LONDON (AP) — Officials say an initiative to improve the economy in southeastern Kentucky has seen successes during its first year. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:25:33 EST UK announces records Dean’s list http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/151521058/UK-announces-records-Deans-list LEXINGTON — For the first time, more than 6,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean's List. UK has released its Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:00:34 EST Homeless to be counted throughout commonwealth http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151521904/Homeless-to-be-counted-throughout-commonwealth The K-Count, a statewide count of homeless Kentuckians of all ages who are living in shelters, on the streets, and other places not meant for human habitation, is being coordinated by Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHCJ). Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:00:33 EST School Choice Week is Jan. 25-31 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151520429/School-Choice-Week-is-Jan.-25-31 School Choice Week began Monday across America.Throughout the week, which runs through Jan. 31, there will be 95 school choice events across Kentucky and 161 across Tennessee. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:10:34 EST