Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:16:44 EST 1800 Daily Bible Thought — April 24 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-local_features/4557358/Daily-Bible-Thought--April-24 When everyone else fails, Jesus is your most trusted friend.[The Lord's] compassions fail not. They are new every morning. — Lamentations 3:22-23 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Project graduation seeks donations http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4485515/Project-graduation-seeks-donations This is the 26th year for Middlesboro High School's Project Graduation — a concept for planning, publicizing and producing chemical free prom and graduation parties that attract large numbers of students. This concept is an attempt to... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local businesses offer new services, giveaways http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4559796/Local-businesses-offer-new-services-giveaways Local businesses are beginning to think outside of the box to improve sales in an ever dwindling economy. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Club directors attend Bank Travel Conference http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/business-local_features-news/4559286/Club-directors-attend-Bank-Travel-Conference Commercial Bank's Golden Presidential Club Directors Nadean Meredith of the Middlesboro office and Carolyn Valentine of the Barbourville office attended the Bank Travel Conference on March 29 in Huntsville, Ala. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Firefighters receive ALS training http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4545614/Firefighters-receive-ALS-training The Middlesboro Fire Department now has what officials are referring to as a mobile emergency room to better serve urgent health care needs of city residents. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pineville officer to be dedicated to HIDTA program http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4558563/Pineville-officer-to-be-dedicated-to-HIDTA-program Pineville City Council passed a motion to dedicate an active Pineville police officer, to be named by Police Chief Bill Matthews, to HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas) during a special council meeting on Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Show off your selfie http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/4558789/Show-off-your-selfie Here's your chance to show off your selfie!The Middlesboro Daily News is accepting selfies for a special project to publish in mid-May. We are inviting readers to send us their best selfie photograph. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mason recaptured after escape from detention center http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4558951/Mason-recaptured-after-escape-from-detention-center A Middlesboro woman who escaped from the Bell County Detention Center was arrested by the Pineville Police Department.Christina L. Mason, 35, was charged with second-degree escape and second-degree fleeing or evading police. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Turn your retirement ‘vision’ into reality http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/business-opinion_columns/4559649/Turn-your-retirement-vision-into-reality Retirement can be an exciting, active time of your life. But if you're going to get the full benefits from your retirement years — which could last two, or even three, decades — you'll need to have a vision for what you want to... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Labor Dept. cuts levels of allowable coal dust http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4560493/Labor-Dept.-cuts-levels-of-allowable-coal-dust WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4560766/US-weighs-clemency-for-inmates-jailed-for-10-years Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Soldier’s remains returned to Paducah for burial http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4560371/Soldiers-remains-returned-to-Paducah-for-burial PADUCAH (AP) — The remains of a Paducah soldier, who disappeared during World War II, have been sent home. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Court won’t overturn death sentence for man http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4560449/Court-wont-overturn-death-sentence-for-man WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to overturn the death sentence of a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Appalachian Reading Series set Friday, Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news-news_education/4558361/Appalachian-Reading-Series-set-Friday-Saturday HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University's (LMU) Appalachian Reading Series will welcome visiting author Susan Gregg Gilmore on Friday for a public reading followed by a writing workshop on Saturday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Student leaders attend summit, meet movie star http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news-news_education/4546552/Student-leaders-attend-summit-meet-movie-star Eight student leaders from Bell County Schools were selected to attend a leadership summit at Berea College on April 12. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Red Bird dorms being prepared for students http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news-news_education/4302066/Red-Bird-dorms-being-prepared-for-students Last August, the new high school English teacher and a former dorm student at Red Bird School, Samantha Caldwell, said enthusiastically, “I was a dorm student. It made such an impact in my life. I want to see all these students coming from... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Middlesboro native speaks to SKCTC class http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news-news_education/4546762/Middlesboro-native-speaks-to-SKCTC-class Tess Collins, a native of Middlesboro and the author of several novels who now resides in San Francisco, recently spoke to members of the HUM 203 humanities class at Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College, Middlesboro campus. She is the... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Page students ‘Light It Up Blue’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news-news_education/4546871/Page-students-Light-It-Up-Blue Bell County businesses and schools might look a little blue this April, but it's definitely not for a sad reason. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fighting the habit http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4532000/Fighting-the-habit BOWLING GREEN (AP) — More than anything, Gerrie Steed noticed the difference in smells when she quit smoking. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SOAR Working Groups to meet in conjunction with the East Kentucky Leadership Conference http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4546534/SOAR-Working-Groups-to-meet-in-conjunction-with-the-East-Kentucky-Leadership-Conference The Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Initiative will convene the first official meeting of its 10 working groups on April 24, from 1-4 p.m., and in conjunction with the East Kentucky Leadership Conference at The Center for Rural Development in... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST