Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 24 May 2015 21:59:30 EST 1800 Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153608425/Pet-of-the-Week Photo submitted. Sun, 24 May 2015 07:20:31 EST The problem of a disordered mind http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153659150/The-problem-of-a-disordered-mind What causes a disordered mind? James 4:1-4 gives us several possible causes. The first is lust, that is the passion for pleasure and gratification that rages within the body and its members (James 4:1). The word for “lust” used here means... Sun, 24 May 2015 07:00:35 EST Ratliff named 2015 KMLF Queen http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153686176/Ratliff-named-2015-KMLF-Queen People gathered at the Laurel Cove Amphitheater on a toasty Saturday afternoon for the 85th Kentucky Mountain Laurel Queen Coronation. Each year, young ladies from across the state proudly represent their college or university as candidates for KMLF... Sat, 23 May 2015 21:25:31 EST The seasoned veteran http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153666062/The-seasoned-veteran Kentucky State Police Trooper First Class Keith Baker has been around the policing circle for quite some time. The 21-year police veteran now works out of KSP Post 10, in Harlan. To him, a police officer is a very important job. Fri, 22 May 2015 17:40:33 EST Bell County teachers honored http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153615422/Bell-County-teachers-honored Three teachers from Bell county were among the 177 teachers selected from 66 school districts in Kentucky to receive the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award on May 16. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:55:31 EST KMLF starts strong http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153656746/KMLF-starts-strong Thursday evening brought glittering gowns and country-rock music to the stage during opening night of the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:50:33 EST Bell BETA Club advances http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153615404/Bell-BETA-Club-advances Bell Central student Lexi Greer has placed first in the Junior BETA State Competition for the arts category. Junior BETA Club member, fifth-grader Bub Treece also placed third in the language arts competition. Both advance to the national... Fri, 22 May 2015 16:40:31 EST Arrest Records http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153561152/Arrest-Records The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center:• Jakie C. Bailey, 41, of Hulen, served a bench warrant;• Erik Bo Barnett, 24, of Pineville, contempt of court; Fri, 22 May 2015 16:30:31 EST Guaranteed access to free preventive services http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153658641/Guaranteed-access-to-free-preventive-services In Kentucky an estimated 1,884,719 individuals, including 762,897 women and 378,519 children, have private health insurance that covers recommended preventive services without cost sharing, according to a new ASPE Data Point from the U.S. Department... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:50:33 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153656543/News-in-Brief Ky. raising pay for corrections officersFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky is increasing pay for corrections officers and hazardous duty staff in an attempt to curb high turnover rates. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:50:31 EST Board approves sale of property http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153639031/Board-approves-sale-of-property The Pine Mountain Regional Industrial Development Authority Board voted to authorize the sale of their vacant Bell County industrial park property to the non-profit, Appalachian Wildlife Foundation for the development of the Appalachian Wildlife... Thu, 21 May 2015 17:45:32 EST Trail users link at meeting http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153564343/Trail-users-link-at-meeting The Tri-State Regional Trails Committee met on May 18 to discuss the upcoming Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance grant which is due on Aug. 1. This grant could give technical assistance to help plan connective trails that will join four... Thu, 21 May 2015 17:45:31 EST History passed on http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153421465/History-passed-on Harrogate resident and reenactor Andy Thomas is a self-proclaimed “gun nut” and plans to pass his appreciation on to the next generation. Thomas doesn't just love guns, he transforms them from raw materials to historically accurate... Thu, 21 May 2015 17:40:30 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153632188/News-in-Brief Ky. unemployment rate falls to 5 percent in AprilFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in April, the lowest it has been in 14 years. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:15:34 EST Pop Up Park almost ready http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153585732/Pop-Up-Park-almost-ready Discover Downtown Middlesboro spent many hours laying sod for the open area at 2009 West Cumberland Avenue in Middlesboro recently as part of their Build a Better Pop-up Park initiative. DDM is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2006. Work... Wed, 20 May 2015 19:25:31 EST Graduation, futures addressed by board http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153607861/Graduation-futures-addressed-by-board Seniors from Middlesboro High School spoke about their positive experiences in the arts program during the Middlesboro Independent School Board meeting on Tuesday evening. The students emphasized that MHS helped shape their future in the arts, taught... Wed, 20 May 2015 19:15:34 EST Smoking ban passes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153622940/Smoking-ban-passes A ban on smoking in Middlesboro was passed by the city council on Tuesday night's meeting. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:15:31 EST Election results http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153616332/Election-results LOUISVILLE (AP) — Attorney General Jack Conway has easily won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky governor. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:55:34 EST Dascanio selected as LMU-CVM associate dean for academic affairs http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153611000/Dascanio-selected-as-LMU-CVM-associate-dean-for-academic-affairs The Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) has announced that Dr. John Dascanio, professor of theriogenology has been selected as the next associate dean for academic affairs for LMU-CVM. Dr. Dascanio assumed his new role... Wed, 20 May 2015 14:30:39 EST Bell Co. teachers honored for excellence http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153610972/Bell-Co.-teachers-honored-for-excellence Campbellsville University (CU) honored 177 teachers from 66 school districts throughout Kentucky with the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award on May 16. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:25:31 EST