Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:29:06 EST 1800 Construction projects suspended to ease holiday travel http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150674306/Construction-projects-suspended-to-ease-holiday-travel FRANKFORT – Drivers will have something extra to be thankful for this week. To help Thanksgiving travelers, construction on most major roadways in Kentucky is being suspended through the holiday. Nonetheless, motorists are cautioned to be alert... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:21:03 EST A new era for Lady Jackets http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150689564/A-new-era-for-Lady-Jackets It's been a year of change for the Middlesboro Lady Jacket basketball team. Assistant coach Debbie Green was hired to become the new head coach at Harlan County and with her went the Lady Jackets' longtime head coach Elgie... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:40:02 EST Top-ranked Kentucky routs Texas-Arlington 92-44 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150688965/Top-ranked-Kentucky-routs-Texas-Arlington-92-44 LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari found much to like about the box score of yet another blowout win, taking particular satisfaction in his team's playing time. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:30:11 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150657106/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2014. There are 35 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:26:07 EST Harlan Co. sweeps scrimmages from Pineville http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150675486/Harlan-Co.-sweeps-scrimmages-from-Pineville Host Harlan County rolled past the visiting Pineville Mountain Lions 77-53 on Monday in a Southeastern Kentucky Conference Panorama. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:13:06 EST Lady Railsplitters 9th at regional http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150675269/Lady-Railsplitters-9th-at-regional MONTEVALLO, Ala. — The Lady Railsplitters set a new program benchmark with a ninth place finish in the NCAA Division II Women's Cross Country Southeast Regional, which was held at the University of Montevallo's Cross Country Course... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:13:05 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150669861/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, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:03 EST Lady Cats breeze by LCHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150676520/Lady-Cats-breeze-by-LCHS LYNN CAMP — University of Kentucky signee Maci Morris scored 17 points to lead the Bell County Lady Cats to a 57-33 win over Lynn Camp in a Southeastern Kentucky Conference Panorama on Monday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:47:03 EST 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 Bobcats get past Lynn Camp http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150675900/Bobcats-get-past-Lynn-Camp LYNN CAMP — With only one starter on the court from last season's 52nd District championship team, the Bell County Bobcats still had enough to outscore Lynn Camp 57-44 in an Southeastern Kentucky Conference Panorama on... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:56:03 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 The Black Friday blues http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150666207/The-Black-Friday-blues Shoppers will be lining up at the crack of dawn on “Black Friday” for spectacular deals. What they don't know is that the best bargains have already been taken – not by other shoppers, but by some of America's largest... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:52:04 EST Know foods’ ingredients, but don’t panic http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150657051/Know-foods-ingredients-but-dont-panic If your breakfast this morning came out of a box, odds are that “natural and artificial flavors” were part of the experience. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:51:06 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150646816/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2014. There are 36 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:50:08 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