Middlesboro Daily News- RSS news Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/news http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/news Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:36:01 EST 1800 Panel discusses sidewalk repairs http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50350695/Panel-discusses-sidewalk-repairs Councilman Bo Green introduced three cost estimates for sidewalk replacements during the regular Middlesboro City Council meeting on Tuesday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:36:08 EST Bell County Schools to start on schedule http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50355781/Bell-County-Schools-to-start-on-schedule Bell County School officials squashed the rampant rumors of a further delay in the school schedule at Tuesday night's regularly-scheduled board meeting. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:23:06 EST Hampton charged with criminal abuse http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50353035/Hampton-charged-with-criminal-abuse A Middlesboro woman was arrested on Tuesday after police say she abused her child.Nicole G. Hampton, 27, was charged with second-degree criminal abuse of a child 12 years of age or under. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:52:04 EST My Social Security Week launches http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50351355/My-Social-Security-Week-launches In honor of the 79th Anniversary of the Social Security Act, Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting commissioner of Social Security, invites everyone to celebrate the first National my Social Security Week. From Aug. 17-23, Social Security will host numerous... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:40:06 EST Pineville ACT scores improve http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50331876/Pineville-ACT-scores-improve While it's still early, this school year is already full of positive things happening at Pineville Independent School. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:36:03 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50349098/Community-Calendar To place an announcement 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). Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:30:02 EST Bus rental spat comes as Senate candidates meet http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50349948/Bus-rental-spat-comes-as-Senate-candidates-meet FRANKFORT (AP) — The candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are answering questions together for the first time amid a squabble over a bus rental. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:29:17 EST New federal mining rule survives court challenge http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50349973/New-federal-mining-rule-survives-court-challenge LOUISVILLE (AP) — New federal rules that labor officials say could save lives at dangerous mining sites have survived a court challenge from mining industry groups. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:29:12 EST (No heading) http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle/50339371/ NEW YORK (AP) — Privacy-wary parents are increasingly pausing before they post photos, names and other information about their wee ones on social media. Some are choosing a complete blackout, while others opt for nicknames and a few carefully... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:29:07 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50349289/News-in-Brief Billionaire to pay $1.5M fine for Kentucky mines Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:57:08 EST US stance in Iraq http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50349554/US-stance-in-Iraq Is it right to kill in order to prevent greater killing?A “yes” answer to that question was behind the atomic bomb decision that ended World War II. It is a common dilemma for those who can order troops into battle. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:42:05 EST Billionaire to pay $1.5M fine for state mines http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50350042/Billionaire-to-pay-$1.5M-fine-for-state-mines LOUISVILLE (AP) — West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice has reached a $1.5 million settlement with Kentucky officials over dozens of violations at several of his coal mines in eastern Kentucky. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:02:04 EST GASB to affect pension reporting http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50261928/GASB-to-affect-pension-reporting When it comes to reporting items involving pensions for employees, city financial statements will be getting a new look. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:55:06 EST Arrest Records http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50335166/Arrest-Records The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center:• Tammy Berry, 44, of Middlesboro, giving officer a false name or address and was served a bench warrant; Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:35:09 EST Ellen Myers open house http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news_education/50334499/Ellen-Myers-open-house Photo submitted Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:24:10 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50331303/Community-Calendar To place an announcement 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). Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:20:17 EST CEO of bankrupt oil company sentenced in scheme http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50337368/CEO-of-bankrupt-oil-company-sentenced-in-scheme LOUISVILLE (AP) — The CEO of a bankrupt southern Kentucky oil company was sentenced Tuesday to nearly three years in prison for scamming investors into giving him money for three oil partnerships in Kentucky and Tennessee. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:20:16 EST PA Class of 2014 celebrates graduation http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news_education/50333947/PA-Class-of-2014-celebrates-graduation HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Class of 2014 of the Physician Assistant Program at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) celebrated its commencement on Aug. 9, at the Tex Turner Arena on the LMU main campus in... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:20:10 EST Gap to host 50s cruise-in http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50333949/Gap-to-host-50s-cruise-in If you host it, they will come. Cumberland Gap's second Saturday in the month event for September is expected to have many pulling out their poodle skirts, rolling a pack of cigarettes into a sleeve and donning their oxfords to commemorate a... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:16:10 EST Community Trust Bank presents scholarships http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news_education/50334471/Community-Trust-Bank-presents-scholarships In keeping with their slogan “Building Communities…Built on Trust,” each year Community Trust Bank assists local graduating seniors in continuing their education. The 2014 recipients have been announced. Abishek Singh, of Middlesboro... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:16:06 EST