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‘Don’t feed the waterfowl’

There are mixed emotions when it comes to the newest sign posted at the fountain in the Middlesboro ... Read more | Add your comment

LMU named safest college campus in 2019

The National Council for Home Safety and Security, a security trade association, ranked Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate ... Read more | Add your comment

State of Kentucky delays release in driver’s license

The promise of new, more secure driver’s licenses in Kentucky is being pushed back once again with no ... Read more | Add your comment

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Man arrested for falling asleep in vehicle

A man remains in jail after he was discovered sleeping in a vehicle that did not belong to him. Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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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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DeVos brings more money after shooting in Kentucky school Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Governor vetoes critical pension agreement for regional universities, health departments and other ‘quasi’ agencies

By Adam Bowling Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bell County JROTC exceeds standards in unit evaluation

The Air Force JROTC instructor and cadets of Bell County High School in Pineville earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards, ”the highest ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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GEARING UP to involve parents

Lone Jack Family Resource Youth Service Center hosted a parent meeting introducing the new GEAR-UP staff and program to the parents attending the meeting. Kim ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Yellow Jackets sink the Pirates in Washburn

After defeating Harlan County in two games in a row, the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets extended their winning streak to three on Monday when they traveled ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Ky. gets grant to help clean up petroleum contamination Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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‘Reach Them to Teach Them’ event for area teachers is Thursday

The first annual Reach Them to Teach Them for Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee educators will be hosted by LMU on April 18 at the Duke ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lady Bears overcome slow start to rout Pineville

If the Harlan County Lady Bears thought they were in for an easy game Monday against Pineville, the visiting Lady Lions delivered a message with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Morris signs WNBA training camp contract

After failing to hear her name called last week in the WNBA draft, Maci Morris still has hopes for a future in professional basketball. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Lady Bears overcome slow start to rout Pineville

If the Harlan County Lady Bears thought they were in for an easy game Monday against Pineville, the visiting Lady Lions delivered a message with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Wilson signs to Union for cheerleading

Anna Wilson has signed to be a cheerleader for the Union Bulldogs. In a crowded Bell County auditorium last week, Wilson signed her letter of ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Hutchinson acclimating to Lincoln Memorial

After spending the better part of the past 15 years as the Director of Athletics at Division I Morehead State University, Brian Hutchinson was named ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Eight tips to get your home garden growing

By Stacy White Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Drug-maker payments to doctors may influence choice of what drugs to prescribe

If your doctor is prescribing an expensive drug, you might want to consider alternatives, and check to see if the physician has been taking money ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Estes leads Bobcats in win at Harlan

One night after watching Will Varner dominate them in a 13-strikeout performance that led to a 6-2 loss on Log Mountain, the Bell County Bobcats ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Yellow Jackets take down Black Bears, 6-5, in eight.

One day after defeating Harlan County on the road, the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets held their ground at home, downing the Black Bears 6-5 in eight ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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2 more Kentucky school districts receive subpoenas Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lane closure set for Tuesday in Bell Co.

MANCHESTER, — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to have a lane closure on KY 2014 (milepoint 0.2) in Bell County on April 16, from 9 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Herro declares for draft, but says he may return

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Tyler Herro is going to test the waters. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Varner in control as Dragons down Bell

Will Varner followed a 17-strikeout performance in a win Saturday over Hancock County, Tenn., with a 13-strikeout night Thursday as Harlan (6-6) opened its district ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Kindergarten: Lessons for a Lifetime

In the past few days, newspaper stories have called attention to two related topics: early learning and young children. One reminded us that kindergarten registration ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lady Jackets pull away for win over HHS

Middlesboro pulled away with a seven-run fourth inning on the way to an 11-1 victory Tuesday over the visiting Harlan Lady Dragons. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lady Bears bounce back, down Middlesboro

Two days after playing their worst game of the season in a 6-3 loss to visiting Bell County, the Harlan County Lady Bears demonstrated Thursday ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bevin requests disaster declaration for Kentucky storms Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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SKCTC inaugurates President Adams in Cumberland

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College inaugurated President Vic Adams on April 5 in the Godbey Appalachian Center on the Cumberland campus. While Dr. Adams ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Johnson ‘testing the waters’ on NBA status

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Keldon Johnson has decided to test the waters before determining his next career move. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Middlesboro tops Harlan 11-1 at home

A seven-run fourth inning propelled the Lady Jackets past the Harlan Green Dragons 11-1 in five innings on Tuesday. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Opinion

Is negative publicity better than no publicity?

Joe Biden has received bad publicity lately. Several women have stepped forward saying the former vice president of the United States hugged them too long ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.