Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:06:34 EST 1800 Woman charged on drug possession http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150669528/Woman-charged-on-drug-possession A DUI arrest on Friday led to felony charges after a woman allegedly left drugs in the back of a police cruiser. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:11:02 EST Santa comes to town http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150641639/Santa-comes-to-town Kelsey Gerhardt | Daily NewsSanta and Mrs. Claus arrived at the Middlesboro Mall Saturday. They were escorted by a Middlesboro City fire engine.Kelsey Gerhardt | Daily News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:05:03 EST Winter tourism fills calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150670981/Winter-tourism-fills-calendar Winter and holiday events filled the agenda at the Bell County Tourism Commission meeting Tuesday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:04:02 EST Coal still faces uphill battle: Rogers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150636350/Coal-still-faces-uphill-battle:-Rogers Hal Rogers has asked the voters of the 5th Congressional District of Kentucky to elect him to be their representative 18 times now, and each time they have responded in the affirmative, almost always overwhelmingly. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:02:03 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150656390/News-in-Brief Lottery chooses company to negotiate online games Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:56:15 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150651278/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, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:04 EST Nickel tax explained http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150649166/Nickel-tax-explained The recallable nickel tax has been a topic of discussion in the community as of late. Finance Director Steve Silcox attempted to clear up some confusion regarding the tax at a recent school board meeting. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:47:02 EST All-Star cheerleaders http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150647888/All-Star-cheerleaders Photo submitted Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:57:10 EST Sheriff receives clean audit http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150647521/Sheriff-receives-clean-audit State Auditor Adam Edelen recently released the audit for the 2013 financial statement for Bell County Sheriff Bruce Bennett. The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance. He also noted no matters involving internal control over financial reporting... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:29:03 EST City built in a crater http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150641369/City-built-in-a-crater Middlebsoro High School students were asked last Friday to think not only outside of the classroom, but outside of this world when Dr. Stephen Greb, University of Kentucky geology professor, spoke to them about the Middlesboro meteorite. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:01:05 EST Yuletide favorites featured in upcoming concert http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/150608934/Yuletide-favorites-featured-in-upcoming-concert Join Symphony of the Mountains, Powell Valley Middle School Choir and the University of Virginia's College at Wise Choir to ring in the holiday season with the joyous sounds of new and old yuletide favorites. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:57:04 EST 4-H club donates to animal shelter http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150650861/4-H-club-donates-to-animal-shelter Photos submitted Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:55:05 EST LMU Music Department announces holiday concerts http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150650675/LMU-Music-Department-announces-holiday-concerts The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Music Department will present a pair of concerts highlighting its performing ensembles in the coming weeks. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:51:03 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150645229/News-in-Brief Investors urged to verify license of brokersFRANKFORT (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions is urging investors to verify the license or registration of their brokers or advisers. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:43:10 EST Athletes recognized at board meeting http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150619313/Athletes-recognized-at-board-meeting Photos by Anthony Cloud|Daily NewsMaci Morris was recognized during the Bell County School Board meeting for committing to play basketball at the University of Kentucky. Here, she stands with board chairman Kenneth Sams. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:21:02 EST Confidence: Just change your attitude http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150625033/Confidence:-Just-change-your-attitude Confidence Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:04:10 EST Giving thanks in the midst of a battle http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150625001/Giving-thanks-in-the-midst-of-a-battle (2 Chronicles 20:21) I'll never forget those days when my children were attending Harlan County Christian School. This time of the year was especially memorable. Each Thanksgiving we would dress them as Indians and away we would go to the play... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:38:07 EST Smith shines in community http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150627344/Smith-shines-in-community There are several diamonds that make the Middlesboro community shine and Kirby Smith is one of them. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:10:09 EST The Republican landslide and the Bible http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150625093/The-Republican-landslide-and-the-Bible If you decided to read this column because of the title expecting a chapter and verse relating to our nation's recent Election Day; you won't find it. What you will find here is what the Bible says about the future, America's role in... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:06:07 EST Stanleys to perform at Lee Theatre http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150626144/Stanleys-to-perform-at-Lee-Theatre Nathan Stanley, along with his grandfather Dr. Ralph Stanley, will be performing at the Lee Theatre in Pennington Gap, Va. at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. To reserve tickets call 276-546-4000 or... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:02:03 EST