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Western Building Supply under new ownership

Western Building Supply in Lee County, Va. is under new ownership after father and son duo Jimmy and ... Read more | Add your comment

89th Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival

The Kentucky Mountain Laurel is one of Kentucky’s oldest festivals dating back to its start in 1931. That ... Read more | Add your comment

Armed Forces Day

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Middlesboro, Pineville hold graduation ceremonies

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This week in local history

By the Bell County Historical Society Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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HCHS, Middlesboro roll into softball finals

Once a weakness in the Bell County bunt defense was identified during Monday’s 52nd District Tournament, the Harlan County Lady Bears attacked. A series of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Drilling operations set to begin in Bell Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that a portion of KY 225 at milepoint 0.9 in Bell County will be closed due to drilling operations. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Hunt named SAC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Lincoln Memorial senior outfielder Seth Hunt has been voted as the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, it was ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Lady Cats snap losing streak on Senior Day

After having lost their last three games, the Bell County Lady Cats etched another “W” in the win column on Friday as they took down ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Primary Election Day; voters may ask: ‘Who am I most tired of?’

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by Staff Reports.

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Bank supports Project Graduation

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by Staff Reports.

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Jackets finish regular season with win over South Laurel

The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets ended the regular season with a bang on Thursday after defeating the South Laurel Cardinals 3-2 at home. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Miscues doom Lady Railsplitters in Super Regional game one loss to Young Harris

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Margin for error in softball is slim to none. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Elliott wins record 12th game, LMU takes down Mount Olive, 3-1

TIGERVILLE, S.C. – Ethan Elliott made sure that the Railsplitters’ NCAA tournament stay got off on the right foot, spinning a complete-game gem in a ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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It’s official: Sizemore introduced as new Bell boys basketball coach

Former North Laurel head coach Brad Sizemore is trading his Jaguar blue for Bobcat blue. In a press conference held at Bell County High School ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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District softball pairings

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by Staff Reports.

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Sticks, stones, and words

By William H. Baker Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Graduation time in America

By Glenn Mollette Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Meager 12.5 percent turnout expected for Tuesday’s primary

FRANKFORT (KT) — Another abysmal voter turnout is being predicted for Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday, according to Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Middlesboro tops Bell, 5-1, on Senior Day

One day after falling to the Whitley County Lady Colonels, the Middlesboro Lady Jackets defeated in-county rival Bell County 5-1 on Senior Night in their ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Lady Jackets fall to Lady Colonels 8-3

One day after falling to the 13th Region leading Clay County Lady Tigers on the road, the Middlesboro Lady Jackets fell to the visiting Whitley ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Bell drops sixth straight in loss to Barbourville

One day after falling to the Clay County Tigers 11-1 on the road, the Bell County Bobcats fell to the Barbourville Tigers 9-6 on the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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News Around the State

Toddler missing for 3 days is found safe Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Sizemore named Bell boys basketball coach

Bell County High School has found their new boys basketball coach. Just over a week after former coach Frankie Smith announced his resignation, former North ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

Opinion

Primary candidates trying to attract voters with largely irrelevant, misleading arguments

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by Staff Reports.

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MAP testing kick-off

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by Staff Reports.

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King nabs CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team accolades

BARBOURVILLE — The accolades continue to roll in for Union College senior Juli King as she was named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Bulldogs defeat St. Xavier, falls to Georgia Gwinnett in NAIA opening round

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Ty Holmstrom hit two bombs to start out the NAIA Baseball National Championship opening round as No. 5 seed Union College defeated ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Union College: Two more NAIA qualifiers, one more program record for track

COLUMBIA — The Union College men’s track & field team had two hit NAIA “A” Qualifying Standards with one program record being set at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Lady Jackets fall to Clay, 10-3

Three days after falling to the George Rogers Clark Lady Cardinals, the Middlesboro Lady Jackets fell to the visiting Clay County Lady Tigers 10-3 on ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Bell skid continues with loss to Clay County

The Bell County Bobcats’ skid continued on Monday afternoon as they fell to the visiting Clay County Tigers, 11-1, in five innings. The loss marks ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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News Around the State

Kentucky AG sues leading insulin manufacturers Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Whitley tops Middlesboro 8-2

Two of the best teams from the 13th Region were on display Monday when the Whitley County Colonels came to town to take on the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.