Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:51:54 EST 1800 Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/151497159/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2015. There are 338 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:20:33 EST Greeneville nips Panthers 57-54 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151509679/Greeneville-nips-Panthers-57-54 HARROGATE, Tenn. —The Cumberland Gap Panthers gave visiting Greeneville all they wanted on Friday before dropping a 57-54 decision to the Green Devils in District 2-AA action. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:25:31 EST Volleyball for middle school http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151500983/Volleyball-for-middle-school The Bell County Board of Education is looking to start a volleyball program at the middle school level. During a recent board meeting, the board passed a motion to fund the new program if there are enough girls wanting to participate. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:50:33 EST PHS student indicted http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151504718/PHS-student-indicted The Bell County Grand Jury recently indicted a Pineville High School student for making alleged threats. Lonnie Joshua Lewis, 18, of Flat Lick, was indicted for second-degree terroristic threatening, a Class D felony. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:45:32 EST Youth Conservation Corps program accepting applications http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151498019/Youth-Conservation-Corps-program-accepting-applications RICHMOND — Applications are being accepted through April 15 for two three-week summer sessions of the award-winning Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will notify selected... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:33 EST Pineville School Board members sworn in http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151418600/Pineville-School-Board-members-sworn-in William S. Tribell | Daily NewsMayor Scott Madon swears in Pineville School Board members. From left are Josh Howard, Mary Steele and James Golden. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:31 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/151497846/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). Announcements... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:55:31 EST Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151497498/Southern-Baptist-leaders-call-for-integrated-churches NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:50:34 EST Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151500089/Mom-on-trial-accused-of-killing-5-year-old-with-salt WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:45:36 EST Child tantrums and adult tantrums http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/151500246/Child-tantrums-and-adult-tantrums Do you have a temper tantrum over your child's temper tantrum? When your child is rolling around on the floor and crying, the main thing is for the parent or guardian to stay calm. Take a few deep breaths; check your emotions and your reactions. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:45:34 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151496236/News-in-Brief Grimes to seek re-election as secretary of state Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:45:31 EST Booker leads No. 1 Kentucky to 58-43 win http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151501850/Booker-leads-No.-1-Kentucky-to-58-43-win COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Devin Booker found a way to make an impact for No. 1 Kentucky.He did it again Saturday, leading the Wildcats (19-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) with 18 points in a 58-43 victory at South Carolina. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:30:31 EST Railsplitters beat Catawba, improve to 18-0 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151499882/Railsplitters-beat-Catawba-improve-to-18-0 HARROGATE, Tenn. — Luquon Choice scored 15 second-half points and Lorenza Ross finished with 19 points and nine assists as the No. 1/2 Railsplitters (18-0, 12-0 SAC) weathered a sluggish start to knock off the Catawba Indians (7-10, 5-7 SAC)... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:15:32 EST Lady Railsplitters thrash Catawba 77-57 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151500738/Lady-Railsplitters-thrash-Catawba-77-57 HARROGATE, Tenn. — The short-handed Lady Railsplitters (10-8, 7-5 SAC) put together their most complete performance of the 2014-15 season in a 77-57 triumph over the Catawba Indians (9-8, 6-6 SAC) in South Atlantic Conference women's hoops... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:10:32 EST Henderson couple to be featured on wildlife rescue series http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151497443/Henderson-couple-to-be-featured-on-wildlife-rescue-series HENDERSON (AP) — Linda Williams and Max Soaper usually turn into bed early — really early. The couple run the nonprofit Misfit Island, a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center located on 500 acres of property off Zion Road, across from... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:40:32 EST At Koch summit, Rand Paul splits with Cruz, Rubio http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151497309/At-Koch-summit-Rand-Paul-splits-with-Cruz-Rubio WASHINGTON (AP) — Rand Paul is demonstrating how he could disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran, Cuba and the Pentagon's budget in a face-to-face forum that offered... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:35:38 EST Kentucky State Police has trooper shortage http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151497224/Kentucky-State-Police-has-trooper-shortage OWENSBORO (AP) — Kentucky State Police is about 100 troopers short of its authorized staffing level, due in part to retirements and challenges in finding recruits. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:35:36 EST Report puts dent in ‘fair share’ argument http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/151496522/Report-puts-dent-in-fair-share-argument The rich get richer because they don't pay enough federal income taxes. Ergo, the poor stay poor even if they don't pay any income taxes. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:35:34 EST Airport sees increase in passengers in 2014 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/151497266/Airport-sees-increase-in-passengers-in-2014 HEBRON (AP) — For the first time in almost a decade, there's been an increase in the number of passengers flying through the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:30:33 EST If I were the devil http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151468465/If-I-were-the-devil (1 John 1:1-2:2) Every couple of years I like to remind us of wiles of the Devil. The following is an excerpt from a radio broadcast by Paul Harvey first aired in 1963. If I were the Prince of Darkness, I would want to engulf the whole world in... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:15:33 EST