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Slate dump causing smell near Meldrum

The mystery of the smell near the Meldrum area of Middlesboro has been solved. On Thursday, Bell County ... Read more | Add your comment

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Street department gives positive update to Middlesboro City Council

At the Middlesboro City Council meeting Tuesday night, department reports were given by all department heads. Superintendent of ... Read more | Add your comment

Ninth Annual White Lightning Trail Festival this Saturday

Named one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, the White Lightning ... Read more | Add your comment

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Middlesboro woman arrested on federal warrants

A Middlesboro woman remains in the Bell County Detention Center on both federal and local charges. Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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Captain Bruce D. Rutherford Scholarship established

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by Staff Reports.

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Send a great revival in my soul

By Dr. William Holland Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Responsibility: Are you one of God’s children?

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Check presented

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Kentucky unemployment rate rises slightly in August

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say the state’s unemployment rate rose slightly in August. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Community Calendar

The Middlesboro Daily News will publish local events in the community calendar free of charge as space allows. We do not accept submissions called in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Beth Key.

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Middlesboro defeats Pineville 20-19 in comeback fashion

After trailing 13-0 at halftime, the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets fought their way back into the game, took the lead and escaped Bradner Stadium with a ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Game Preview: Bulldogs look to tame Tigers

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - The Union College football team returns to the gridiron on Saturday, hosting longtime rival Campbellsville University (Ky.). Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Middlesboro Middle downs Williamsburg 20-6

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Brother allegedly shoots brother during domestic dispute

A Tazewell man remains behind bars after allegedly shooting his brother during a domestic dispute on Sept. 19. Claiborne County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives from ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Middlesboro defeats Williamsburg 39-11

The Middlesboro middle school girls basketball team bounced back from an emotional loss to Lynn Camp on Tuesday by dismantling the Williamsburg Lady Jackets 39-11 ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Middlesboro downs Barbourville 5-3

The Middlesboro boys soccer team bounced back from their 3-4 road loss against Whitley County on Tuesday by downing the Barbourville Tigers 5-3 Thursday afternoon. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Pineville ends Bell’s streak, comes back to win in five sets

After having won only one of their last seven matches, the Pineville Lady Lions’ volleyball team found their way back into the win column against ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Public Health hosts Children’s Environmental Health Poster Contest

FRANKFORT — The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is inviting school-age children Kindergarten through 8th grade ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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News Around the State

22 counties need volunteers to review foster care cases Read more | Add your comment

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Gov. Bevin announces launch of ‘Hope and Help’ initiative to combat substance use disorder

FRANKFORT — Gov. Matt Bevin announced a new statewide public awareness effort to continue the Commonwealth’s historic momentum in combating the opioid epidemic. The Governor’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky is Sept. 15-21

FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed the week of Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

The countywide All-Decade Team…kind of [Part 2]

Last week, I took the notion to go back in time and select my version of the countywide All-Decade team. The selections were made across ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

Opinion

A heart for bi-vocational ministers

Bi-vocational ministry is currently on the rise across our nation. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Miracle wins 4th straight as Bobcats continue to improve

At the “Cards XC Challenge” this past Friday, Caden Miracle reeled off another win in the boys varsity cross country race at South Laurel. With ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Golden Goal: Batista nets double-overtime, game-winner

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. — Milligan College’s (Tenn.) early lead was no match for the Union College offense, as the Bulldogs rallied for a 2-1, double-overtime ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lynn Camp steals victory from Middlesboro, 40-34

The Middlesboro middle school basketball team fell to Lynn Camp Tuesday night, 40-34. Led by Emrey Glover with 25 points, the Lady Jackets were unable ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Opinion

Are you stressed out?

By Dr. Glenn Mollette Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Readifest held at Lone Jack

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LMU rises to number six in United Soccer Coaches national poll ahead of SAC opener

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters are buzzing. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Middlesboro wins second game in a row, defeats Lakeway Christian Academy 7-0

The Middlesboro Lady Jackets’ notched their second win of the season on Monday night at home against Lakeway Christian Academy, 7-0. Kayla James led the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Opinion

Addressing higher drug costs

As a pharmacist, I have seen firsthand the struggle Kentucky families face when it comes to paying high prices for their prescription medications. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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As coal jobs decline, coalfield women win the bread, and gender power balance shifts with ‘a little taste of freedom’

Coal once provided solid employment and a comfortable living in many areas, but as the industry has declined, women who were once able to stay ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bell County, Middlesboro rank top 10 in first RPI release

Rated Power Index (or RPI as many of us know it by) is nothing new in sports. When college basketball season rolls around it becomes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.