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Scouts educate about BEARS

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Kelsey Gerhardt|Daily NewsCub Scouts from Page School’s Troop 519 educated shoppers at Walmart about the potential for dangers of bear and human interaction. The scouts worked with park ranger Scott Teodorski to hand out educational information about Cumberland Gap National Historical Park’s newest campaign entitled Be Educated and Responsible Stewards (BEARS).From left: Jackson Walters, Robert Stamper, Johnathan Rutherford, Logan Boger, John Saylor and Scott Teodorski.By Kelsey Gerhardtkgerhardt@civitasmedia.com

 

Competition bringing out best in Jackets

The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets had a very productive last week in participating in 7-on-7 scrimmages and games against a lot of different teams over three days.Passing days at Corbin, Union College and Cumberland Gap gave new head coach Zach Massengill his first real chance to see his team go against other squads in competitive environments.“The biggest thing is it gives you a chance to compete against different people this time of year when you’re not in pad...

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Brock charged with assaulting police officer

What started out as being a shoplifting investigation turned into an assault charge on Sunday after a Middlesboro woman allegedly assaulted a police officer.Pamela Sue Brock, 22, of Middlesboro, was charged with third-degree assault.According to a citation, Middlesboro Police Officer Harvey Johnson responded to a theft call at Walmart involving Brock. She was observed concealing items valued at $4.95 from the store in her back pocket. She then proceeded to pass all point...

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Lighthouse giveaway serves hundreds

The annual Lighthouse back to school giveaway took place on Friday at Page School. Organization was key to the success of this event as hundreds of people showed up before the event start time of 5 p.m.Children, parents and guardians lined up around the school as they waited for their turn to go in the school to receive clothing, school supplies and dinner. Missy Brock, of Wallins, is the guardian of cousins Gabriella Patterson, 5, and Catonya, 9, and said this event is a big help ...

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Bell County 4-H to send 5 country hams to state fair

Five Bell County 4-Hers are set to go to Louisville in mid-August to compete in the 4-H Country Ham project at the Kentucky State Fair.The group salt cured their hams in February and hung them in the Knox County 4-H Ham House through the winter and spring. They recently cleaned and rehung the hams and are preparing speeches and presentations about the hams for competition at the state fair.This was the first year Bell County 4-H has done the country ham project. All invo...

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News in brief

Project at Ky. coal plant to trap carbon dioxideHARRODSBURG (AP) — Kentucky elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy will visit a central Kentucky coal power plant to tout a project that will capture and store carbon dioxide emissions.They will be breaking ground Monday on the carbon capture pilot system at the E.W. Brown Generating Station in Harrodsburg. The technology is designed to help old coal-burning power pla...

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Advisory lifted

The boil-water advisory has been lifted for the Keith area.

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Hitting the road

Here we are, deep in the throes of the rituals of summer. School is out, vacation days are being cashed in, and picnic baskets are being packed. Barbecues are firing, pools are splashing, and ice cream trucks are rolling. Meanwhile, thousands, yea millions, are taking to the great American highway.Seventy percent of the U.S. population will hit the road this summer – off to visit grandma, the beach, the closest roller coaster, or a national park. We just love to feel the bree...

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