Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:38:56 EST 1800 The Middlesboro Daily News print edition has new look http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50116406/The-Middlesboro-Daily-News-print-edition-has-new-look The print edition of the Middlesboro Daily News now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nurse anesthesia concentration receives continued accreditation http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news_education/50103081/Nurse-anesthesia-concentration-receives-continued-accreditation HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Caylor School of Nursing (CSON) at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) nurse anesthesia concentration has received continued accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). The... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clerk’s office re-establishes old service http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50103179/Clerks-office-re-establishes-old-service Looking to obtain state hunting and fishing licenses? You can can now do so at the Bell County Clerk's Office in Pineville. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Main Street continues busy summer http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50105109/Main-Street-continues-busy-summer Rainy weather once again tried to dampen Main Street Pineville's (MSP) weekly farmer's market, but hundreds came out despite the threat of bad weather and occasional drizzly showers. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Robinson indicted for child pornography http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50091536/Robinson-indicted-for-child-pornography A Middlesboro man accused of possessing child pornography has been indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mining deaths on rise, 22 in first half of 2014 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50102541/Mining-deaths-on-rise-22-in-first-half-of-2014 ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Twenty-two miners were killed in accidents during the first half of 2014, compared to 18 in the first half of 2013 and 19 for the same period in 2012. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Despite good news, benefit programs face problems http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50102758/Despite-good-news-benefit-programs-face-problems WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Bible Thought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50104882/Daily-Bible-Thought Love is the family resemblance the world should see in followers of Christ.Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jury recommends death penalty in 1983 rape-murder http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50102635/Jury-recommends-death-penalty-in-1983-rape-murder LOUISVILLE (AP) — A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Bible Thought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50086680/Daily-Bible-Thought Through prayer, we have instant access to our Father.Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ducky Dash slated for Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50088777/Ducky-Dash-slated-for-Saturday This weekend, downtown Middlesboro is preparing to celebrate those qualities that make America great. Throughout the day on Saturday there will be live music on the City Hall parking lot at Lothbury and North 20th Street, along with a solemn... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pineville graduate returns as administrator http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50087076/Pineville-graduate-returns-as-administrator For Pineville native Russell Thompson, this school year will be different than many he has experienced in the past. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Strong storms strike surrounding counties http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50089383/Strong-storms-strike-surrounding-counties Considering the storms that took place in surrounding areas, it appears as though Bell County lucked out on Sunday. According to Bell County Emergency Management Director Ben Barnett, the majority of the storms missed the county. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tornado sweeps through Claiborne, Campbell, destroys homes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50094177/Tornado-sweeps-through-Claiborne-Campbell-destroys-homes A path of destruction was left behind after severe storms and a tornado swept through Claiborne County Sunday evening. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell County fair exhibits announced http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50088016/Bell-County-fair-exhibits-announced The Bell County Fair is scheduled Aug. 6-9 at the Bell County Fairgrounds in Fourmile. The fair exhibits will once again be sponsored by the Bell County Cooperative Extension Service and the Bell County Fair Board. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elks Lodge donates to Boy Scouts http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50087913/Elks-Lodge-donates-to-Boy-Scouts Photo submitted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Friends of Cumberland Gap NHP receives grant http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50087796/Friends-of-Cumberland-Gap-NHP-receives-grant The Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (NHP) is one of 23 national parks or supporting organizations selected to receive a 2014 Impact Grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50090478/Community-Calendar To place an announcement 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). Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kentucky youth works his way into showbiz http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/entertainment/50090136/Kentucky-youth-works-his-way-into-showbiz CADIZ (AP) — Anyone who has ever sat down to watch TV has, at some point, seen something on that screen that made them think, “Wow, that's cool, I wish I could do that.” Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50087729/Not-in-my-backyard:-US-sending-dirty-coal-abroad NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST