Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:45:08 EST 1800 Schools attend Farm to School regional event http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50655618/Schools-attend-Farm-to-School-regional-event In an effort to showcase Farm to School programs at six schools in the Cumberland Valley region, Spread the Health Appalachia (STHA) and Jackson County High School hosted a regional Farm to School event on Aug. 28. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:09:03 EST DAR chapters host ‘Freedom Picnic’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50655122/DAR-chapters-host-Freedom-Picnic The Kentucky Path and Maj. George Gibson chapters of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) hosted a “Freedom Picnic” in August at Wilderness Road State Park in Ewing, Va. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:08:03 EST MMS homecoming candidates announced http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle/50647214/MMS-homecoming-candidates-announced The Middlesboro Middle School homecoming will take place on Thursday. Middlesboro Middle School will play Bell County Middle School beginning at 6 p.m. Eighth-grade queen candidates are pictured from left, front row: Shelby Frazier, daughter of Selena... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:07:08 EST Lone Jack hosts Grandparents Day reception http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50655321/Lone-Jack-hosts-Grandparents-Day-reception Lone Jack School's Library Media Center hosted a Grandparents Day reception on Sept. 5. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:07:05 EST Students graduate from Rogers Explorers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50655185/Students-graduate-from-Rogers-Explorers Bell County students Alexis “Lexie” Brock and Sarah Combs graduated from The Center for Rural Development's 2014 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:07:02 EST Pineville students attend ‘Booked at Bell’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50660071/Pineville-students-attend-Booked-at-Bell The Pineville Independent School Board of Education met for their regularly monthly meeting on Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Pineville school conference room. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:00:03 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50651286/News-in-Brief Humana board OKs $2 billion in share repurchases Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:58:13 EST Outcast BMX performs for students http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50660548/Outcast-BMX-performs-for-students Outcast BMX took to the gym at Middlesboro High School on Tuesday to perform stunts for the students in attendance. The show was part of the Coal Country Go Tell Crusade. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:58:10 EST Former state worker fined for mistreating women http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50657901/Former-state-worker-fined-for-mistreating-women FRANKFORT (AP) — A former assistant director of the Department of Fish and Wildlife was fined and reprimanded Monday for mistreating women as the Executive Branch Ethics Commission wrapped up a two-year investigation of the... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:47:04 EST Adopt-a-Highway groups ready to ‘fall sweep’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50652670/Adopt-a-Highway-groups-ready-to-fall-sweep FRANKFORT – Volunteers will be out in force to “fall sweep” Kentucky highways. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has announced that Sept. 15-21 is Adopt-a-Highway Fall Sweep Week. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:36:16 EST ‘Pay-what-you-can’ restaurant planned http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50657864/Pay-what-you-can-restaurant-planned DANVILLE (AP) — Organizers want to open a community restaurant in central Kentucky that offers home-cooked meals and a mission.Grace Café will be a nonprofit and will allow customers to pay what they can. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:05:15 EST Effort aims to help soldiers land civilian jobs http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50660096/Effort-aims-to-help-soldiers-land-civilian-jobs LOUISVILLE (AP) — Soldiers being discharged from the military — particularly Fort Knox in central Kentucky — will get a sales pitch on the jobs available and benefits of staying in the area from a program started up Tuesday by... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:51:08 EST LMU Music Department presents Hanneke Cassel Trio http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50654773/LMU-Music-Department-presents-Hanneke-Cassel-Trio The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Music Department will present the Hanneke Cassel Trio in concert at 7:30 p.m. today in the Arnold Auditorium of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum on the LMU Main Campus in Harrogate, Tenn. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:39:13 EST High Attendance Day planned Thursday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50654589/High-Attendance-Day-planned-Thursday Karen Kirby, director of pupil personnel for Fleming County Schools, says “For students to learn and achieve at a high level, they have to be in class.” Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:34:06 EST LMU receives approval for masters program in criminal justice http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50655543/LMU-receives-approval-for-masters-program-in-criminal-justice The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has granted Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) approval to deliver a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) degree program. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:17:04 EST Partin, Hobbs indicted by grand jury http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50653866/Partin-Hobbs-indicted-by-grand-jury Two individuals accused of endangering a juvenile following an ATV wreck were indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury recently. Charles Partin, 39, of Pineville, and Jacqualine S. Hobbs, 21, of Pineville, were both indicted for first-degree wanton... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:05:06 EST ARH: No cases of virus reported http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50651649/ARH:-No-cases-of-virus-reported Local children and their parents can apparently breathe a little easier. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:13:20 EST Tazewell man to appear on game show http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50654152/Tazewell-man-to-appear-on-game-show Photo courtesy of Disney-ABC Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:10:14 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50634435/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). Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:06 EST Panel approves $2,500 for relief application http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50640122/Panel-approves-$2500-for-relief-application During a recent Bell County Fiscal Court meeting, the panel approved the payment of $2,500 to the Kentucky State Treasurer for Brownfield Liability Relief eligibility. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:34:11 EST