Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS?profile=1015 Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS?profile=1015 http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS?profile=1015 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:11:16 EST 1800 Eyeing 2016, Rubio pushes American strength abroad http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50674003/Eyeing-2016-Rubio-pushes-American-strength-abroad MIAMI (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for boosting defense spending and greater intervention abroad, positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:11:09 EST Fire Goodell for handling of Rice case http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50669927/Fire-Goodell-for-handling-of-Rice-case National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote his own pink slip with his inexcusable handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:06:10 EST Pro-Hillary Clinton group helping Senate Democrats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50673826/Pro-Hillary-Clinton-group-helping-Senate-Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) — A pro-Hillary Rodham Clinton super PAC is dispatching staffers to key states before the fall elections and helping Senate candidates with fundraising, laying the foundation for a potential Clinton presidential bid in... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:03:06 EST Celebrate Agritourism Month at a destination, festival near you http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50669585/Celebrate-Agritourism-Month-at-a-destination-festival-near-you FRANKFORT — Family-friendly fun on a Kentucky farm is right around the corner no matter where you live in the Commonwealth, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said as he encouraged all Kentuckians to celebrate September Agritourism... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:44:10 EST Event to raise funds for breast cancer research, education http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50669488/Event-to-raise-funds-for-breast-cancer-research-education Middlesboro Mall along with co-sponsors Middlesboro ARH Hospital and Air Evac Lifeteam will host the first annual Paint the Mall PINK event on Oct. 2, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the mall's Center Court. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:39:08 EST Study: Americans endure unwanted care near death http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50674125/Study:-Americans-endure-unwanted-care-near-death WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by “perverse incentives” for aggressive care and not enough conversation... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:26:05 EST Centre program aimed at first-generation students http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50674152/Centre-program-aimed-at-first-generation-students LOUISVILLE (AP) — The largest single gift in Centre College's nearly 200-year history will create a new scholarship program for first-generation students, the liberal arts college announced Tuesday. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:23:09 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50652511/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, September 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:25 EST Jackets host Harlan on Friday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50665787/Jackets-host-Harlan-on-Friday The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets will be looking to build off last week's 17-14 win over Bell County this Friday when they host Harlan in the second annual Veteran's Bowl at Bradner Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:36:08 EST MHS girls beat Lady Cats 9-0 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50665280/MHS-girls-beat-Lady-Cats-9-0 Sarah Slusher scored four goals and the Middlesboro Lady Jackets dominated play in the second half in Tuesday's 9-0 win over Bell County. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:36:07 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50650046/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). Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:09 EST UK football my be ahead of schedule http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50656528/UK-football-my-be-ahead-of-schedule The Big Blue Nation is bubbling with enthusiasm this week after the football Wildcats' stunning performance in their near-upset bid against Florida, dropping in a three-overtime 36-30 thriller at The Swamp Saturday night. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:03:09 EST Kentucky prep football polls http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50656933/Kentucky-prep-football-polls LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings:Class 1A1. Mayfield (3-1) Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:03:07 EST 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