Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:27:24 EST 1800 Settlement marks local, national park history http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50437961/Settlement-marks-local-national-park-history The National Park Service encompasses parks that range from coral lined coasts of the Florida Keys to giant redwood forests in California, but the mountainous terrain and spectacular views throughout our own Cumberland Gap National Park tell a... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:07 EST Adkins arrested on drug charge http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50449137/Adkins-arrested-on-drug-charge A Middlesboro man was arrested Wednesday on a drug charge while police were investigating a dispute. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:50:08 EST Kids get ‘Booked at the Bell’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50452620/Kids-get-Booked-at-the-Bell The Bell Theater in Pineville has been a staple in the community for as long as most residents can remember. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:45:06 EST Signs of summer’s close http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50448221/Signs-of-summers-close We are quickly coming to everyone's favorite time of year. The signs of summer's close are the start of school, Labor Day and another deer season. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:28:10 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50440637/News-in-Brief 3 killed in eastern Ky. crashJACKSON (AP) — State police say three people have died and two more suffered injuries when a truck flipped over on an eastern Kentucky highway. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:24:09 EST KSP charges pair with burglary http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50445949/KSP-charges-pair-with-burglary Kentucky State Police acted quickly Wednesday night to catch two people suspected of burglary. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:20:06 EST Journalist’s death a grim reminder of job’s hazards http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50447726/Journalists-death-a-grim-reminder-of-jobs-hazards The horrifying murder of American journalist James Foley by Islamic extremists has shocked the world and provided chilling evidence of the brutality of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria or ISIS. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:13:07 EST Lower Medicare, Medicaid costs projected http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50446618/Lower-Medicare-Medicaid-costs-projected Reduced costs for medical services and labor have trimmed the 10-year projected cost of Medicare and Medicaid by $89 billion, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:10:10 EST Dr. Harold Pease Columnist http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50446178/Dr.-Harold-Pease-Columnist In yet another emerging scary scandal, not well publicized, the CIA recently acknowledged that it “had secretly searched Senate computer files related to an investigation of the agency's Bush-era harsh interrogation... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:08:09 EST We’re dying for drugs http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50440630/Were-dying-for-drugs Six eastern Kentucky counties – Bell, Clinton, Breathitt, Floyd, Perry and Harlan – had the highest rates of overdose deaths per 100,000 residents, according to the 2013 Overdose Fatality Report. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:59:08 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50431698/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, August 28, the 240th day of 2014. There are 125 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:08:07 EST Bobcats look to keep rolling http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50442380/Bobcats-look-to-keep-rolling One game into the season it's obvious the Bell County Bobcats are way ahead of where they were at this time last year. Bell avenged on of last season's five losses in convincing fashion with a 35-7 win at South Pittsburg, Tenn., on... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:06:07 EST Depth chart reflects Vols’ youth http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50434446/Depth-chart-reflects-Vols-youth KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones likes to compare guiding a young football team to raising children and watching them mature.The Volunteers are about to take their first steps. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:06:06 EST 4 wins for MMS girls http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50442310/4-wins-for-MMS-girls Ray Welch|Daily News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:06:04 EST Shannon opening new State Farm office http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50432409/Shannon-opening-new-State-Farm-office Ten-year Marine Corps veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran and current captain in the Kentucky National Guard, Chad Shannon, is opening a new State Farm Insurance office in Middlesboro. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:39:08 EST Arrest Records http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50433641/Arrest-Records The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center:• Alisha Marie Anderson, 26, of Harrogate, Tenn., theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting); Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:38:05 EST Work to become a better investor http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50432955/Work-to-become-a-better-investor On Sept. 1, we observe Labor Day — a celebration of the American worker. Of course, you work hard at your own job, but, when you think of it, every worthwhile endeavor in life requires significant effort — and that's certainly the... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:34:05 EST Bell’s jobless rate: Better, but still high http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50424140/Bells-jobless-rate:-Better-but-still-high Compared to last year at this time the employment picture in Bell County has improved, but the jobless rate is still relatively high compared to a majority of counties in Kentucky. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:32:05 EST New Tazewell discusses airport hangars project http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50432026/New-Tazewell-discusses-airport-hangars-project New Tazewell interim mayor Phil Greer is apparently not letting the grass grow under him as he took the reins of city business last week to pursue a project that will extend the Municipal Airport hangars. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:29:05 EST New health provider for Bell schools http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50437923/New-health-provider-for-Bell-schools Bell County Schools will have a new health service provider for the six district school health clinics this year. 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