Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 22:29:36 EST 1800 Yard sale ordinence passed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152152445/Yard-sale-ordinence-passed Middlesboro had the second reading of the yard sale ordinance and passed it unanimously at a Tuesday meeting. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:15:34 EST Davis enters guilty plea http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152152869/Davis-enters-guilty-plea Timothy Davis entered a guilty plea on four different indictments on Tuesday in Bell Circuit Court. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:15:32 EST KBC disaster relief volunteers placed on alert in Kentucky http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152159401/KBC-disaster-relief-volunteers-placed-on-alert-in-Kentucky LOUISVILLE – More than 7,000 Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers were placed on alert Tuesday afternoon as another major winter storm heads toward Kentucky. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:10:32 EST Path to aviation career http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152125653/Path-to-aviation-career RICHMOND — Eastern Kentucky University boasts the nation's first FAA-approved 1,000-hour power, 2+2 degree pathway, and it is easily accessible across the Commonwealth, thanks to EKU's partnerships with four institutions in the... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:00:32 EST ‘Back the B.E.A.R.S.’ contest deadline set http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/152152729/Back-the-B.E.A.R.S.-contest-deadline-set Young and inspiring artists are wanted at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park for the upcoming “Back the B.E.A.R.S.” event bringing the world of the American black bear to life. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:55:37 EST Weekly question announced http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/152152497/Weekly-question-announced Bridget Saylor's third-grade science/writing class at TNT Primary is beginning a new class project to help students with their writing skills and make writing and science even more exciting. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:55:36 EST TELL Kentucky survey underway http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152153345/TELL-Kentucky-survey-underway FRANKFORT — From now through March 31, school-based certified educators in all 173 Kentucky school districts will be able to share their thoughts about the working conditions in their schools through the 2015 TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:55:35 EST (No heading) http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152153595/ The federal government requires colleges to verify the information submitted by many students on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:55:34 EST Arbor Day tree giveaway slated Friday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/152155019/Arbor-Day-tree-giveaway-slated-Friday Tennessee's Arbor Day is March 6, and to celebrate the Claiborne County Soil Conservation District is providing tree seedlings to be given away at the Walmart in New Tazewell, Tenn. and Harrogate city hall. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:55:33 EST Baker celebrates 80th birthday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/birthdays-local_features/152155461/Baker-celebrates-80th-birthday Fannie Baker will be celebrating her 80th birthday on March 4. She is a lifelong resident of Middlesboro and a member of Mt. Mary Baptist Church. She has two children, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:55:32 EST Park name in lights http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152152985/Park-name-in-lights Pine Mountain State Resort Park will soon have their name in lights thanks to a letter of intent for funding that was approved at the Bell County Tourism Commission Meeting on Tuesday. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:50:32 EST Clay survives Lady Panthers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152143591/Clay-survives-Lady-Panthers CORBIN — Jayci Cotton scored ten of her game-high 26 points in the fourth quarter as Clay County Lady Tigers avoided an upset with a 55-45 win over Knox Central in the first round of the 13th Region Tournament. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:30:33 EST Harlan holds off Lady Hounds http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152143595/Harlan-holds-off-Lady-Hounds CORBIN — A former standout point guard himself at Cumberland High School in the 1980s, Harlan coach Derrick Akal knows the value of an experienced backcourt, especially in the postseason. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:30:32 EST Obama was right not to pay ransom http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152148184/Obama-was-right-not-to-pay-ransom Incredible as it may seem, the agony of the Mueller family during their daughter's imprisonment by terrorist kidnappers was worse than we thought. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:42 EST State legislative update http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152145780/State-legislative-update Returning to legislative duties in earnest this week, we addressed many key concerns in the state capitol, including shoring up teachers' retirement, protecting our children against Internet intruders and increasing educational advancement for... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:39 EST Ky. awarded grant to help reduce childhood hunger http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152149738/Ky.-awarded-grant-to-help-reduce-childhood-hunger FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced a $3.6 million federal grant for a pilot project to help rural families with children receive more substantial food benefits. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:34 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152147043/News-in-Brief Rep. Couch files 'Coal Jobs Saving Resolution' Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:32 EST Deadline extended for Civic Education Award http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152146189/Deadline-extended-for-Civic-Education-Award Due to inclement weather that closed schools across Kentucky last week, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is extending the deadline for nominations for the 2015 Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award to March 6. Nominations and... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:30:31 EST LMU-DCOM to host free CME event http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152147587/LMU-DCOM-to-host-free-CME-event HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn., in joint sponsorship with The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) will present “Best... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:25:31 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152124890/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2015. There are 303 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:40:36 EST