Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 29 May 2015 00:05:40 EST 1800 Cancer society paints town http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153767411/Cancer-society-paints-town Middlesboro is turning purple for a great cause. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:50:31 EST A life of service http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153741300/A-life-of-service Middlesboro City Police Department Sgt. Eddie Myers has served the area as a member of law enforcement for 15 years. During those years, he learned many things which impacted his job as a public servant and influenced his daily life as a police... Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:34 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153753155/News-in-Brief MSHA announces results of April impact inspections Thu, 28 May 2015 16:15:32 EST Clerks elect slusher http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153770143/Clerks-elect-slusher Bell County Circuit Court Clerk Colby Slusher is the new president of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks. He was elected to office by his fellow circuit clerks during the 2015 Circuit Court Clerks Spring College that took place May 4-5... Thu, 28 May 2015 14:40:32 EST TWRA announces long-term funding http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153766820/TWRA-announces-long-term-funding The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), the Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GADNR) joined U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and leaders from the Tennessee Valley Authority in an announcement to provide... Thu, 28 May 2015 12:35:31 EST Be proactive regarding bear activity http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153766762/Be-proactive-regarding-bear-activity Springtime brings about a plethora of outdoor recreation including cookouts, camping and fun on the water. It also brings out black bears. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:30:32 EST Time for straight talk on the jail project http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153765832/Time-for-straight-talk-on-the-jail-project Does Rowan County really need a jail four times larger than its existing lockup?Can the county afford to spend as much as $20 million on a project that will consume its debt capacity for the next 20 years? Thu, 28 May 2015 12:25:48 EST Prime time for catfish http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153766679/Prime-time-for-catfish FRANKFORT — Warmer weather and water temperatures climbing into the 70s tell catfish that it's time to spawn, and anglers who pursue them know from experience the period from late spring into early summer is prime time. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:25:43 EST Task force conducts drug raid http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153759284/Task-force-conducts-drug-raid Members of the Cumberland River Drug Task Force executed a search warrant Wednesday at the residence of Roy Sizemore on Honda Lane in Dewitt. Wed, 27 May 2015 21:50:33 EST Police charge 3 in meth case http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153749978/Police-charge-3-in-meth-case Three individuals were arrested on Wednesday after police say they found methamphetamine inside a residence. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:45:32 EST Court audit released http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153752491/Court-audit-released State Auditor Adam Edelen released the audit of financial statements of Bell County Fiscal Court recently. The audit was for the fiscal year that ended June 20, 2014. According to the release, the fiscal court's financial statement fairly... Wed, 27 May 2015 16:40:32 EST Co-op to host festival http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153743200/Co-op-to-host-festival The Cumberland Gap Artists Co-op will soon host the first Cumberland Gap Art Festival in Cumberland Gap. The event will take place on June 6, from 10 a.m. until dusk. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:10:32 EST Chicago Boys perform http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153752383/Chicago-Boys-perform Ray Welch|Daily NewsOne of the Chicago Boys take flight during their performance at the Queen's Ball. The group astounded the crowd at the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival for the second straight year. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:00:32 EST What is a 529 Plan? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153744464/What-is-a-529-Plan Two-thirds (66 percent) of Americans still don't know what a 529 plan is, according to the annual 529 Plan Awareness Survey from financial services firm Edward Jones. In its fourth year monitoring college savings awareness, the survey found that... Wed, 27 May 2015 14:40:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153742720/News-in-Brief No additional recanvass requests following primary electionFRANKFORT (AP) — No other candidates have requested a review of Kentucky's primary election results. Wed, 27 May 2015 14:00:41 EST Several in E.Ky. to have disability payments suspended http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153748629/Several-in-E.Ky.-to-have-disability-payments-suspended LEXINGTON (AP) — Attorneys say federal officials have sent notices that they intend to suspend payments for some clients of an eastern Kentucky disability lawyer, citing suspected fraud. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:55:33 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153711850/News-in-Brief Ky. GOP website hackedFRANKFORT (AP) — The Kentucky Republican Party's website has been hacked by a group called Slim El & AnonCoders Team. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:40:32 EST Student contract heard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153713756/Student-contract-heard At the last regular meeting the Bell County School board agreed unanimously to adopt a new student exchange contract with Pineville Independent. This is the first of two votes before the contract is passed. Tue, 26 May 2015 19:15:31 EST Honoring the fallen http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153724348/Honoring-the-fallen Ray Welch|Daily NewsAn American Flag was draped over 20th Street in Middlesboro on Tuesday in honor of Memorial Day. The flag was suspended using a ladder from a fire truck. Tue, 26 May 2015 19:00:43 EST Obama requests program renewal http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153727767/Obama-requests-program-renewal WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including the government's ability to search Americans' phone... Tue, 26 May 2015 19:00:39 EST