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Abandoned car fines reduced by Middlesboro City Council

In the January meeting of the Middlesboro City Council, the vote was made to amend the ordinance in ... Read more | Add your comment

Boone’s Ridge set to open May 2022

Boone’s Ridge, formerly known as the Appalachian Wildlife Center, is now looking at an opening date of May ... Read more | Add your comment

Trump Administration replaces WOTUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles praised the unveiling of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR) by ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bell County Arrest Records

The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center: Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Groups to gather at State Capitol conference

FRANKFORT — Students, school leaders and elected officials will gather at a press conference at the State Capitol on Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. This ... 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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Lady Cats capitalize on turnovers in win over Harlan County

The Harlan County Lady Bears often feasted on opponents who struggled to handle the basketball over the past four seasons. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Black Bears nip Bell in another district thriller

Another district matchup meant another district thriller on Tuesday as Harlan County ran its district mark to 4-0 in a game that followed a similar ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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House bills head to Senate, committees continue work

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by Staff Reports.

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Virginia man arrested on rape, sexual abuse charges

A Ewing, Va. man is behind bars after police say he had sexual intercourse and contact with three children under the age of 12. Ernie ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Lexington sees big jump at the pump

LEXINGTON, Ky. — While most of the country is enjoying steady or declining prices at the pump, that’s not the story everywhere in the Bluegrass. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Don’t sell our state’s soul to fix potholes

When does advertising go too far? Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Don’t forget to schedule a mammogram

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by Staff Reports.

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H.Y., Jacksboro split on eighth-grade night

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by Staff Reports.

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Local high school basketball round-up

Middlesboro boys defeat Leslie, 68-44 Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Public records must remain accessible for all

I believe in a transparent, open government. Every U.S. citizen has the right to easy access of the actions performed by our governmental agencies. This ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Time to start treating drug addiction as a health issue, not a crime

With rising inmate populations and crumbling prison infrastructure depleting the state of much-needed funding, it is time to stop treating drug addiction as a crime ... 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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Third-ranked Railsplitters make it 17 in a row with 90-68 victory at Anderson

ANDERSON, S.C. — Holding its adversary to 34.9 percent shooting, the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team claimed its 17th consecutive victory Saturday with a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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MMS falls on 8th-grade night to Bell Co.

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by Staff Reports.

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Goodin, Pineville defeats Thomas Walker on the road

For the second time this season, Pineville got the best of Thomas Walker. During a trip to the Virginia school on Saturday, the Lions were ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Middlesboro snaps losing streak, defeats Breathitt Co.

Middlesboro snapped a four-game losing streak on Saturday when the team hosted Breathitt County. With big games from Kailey Owens, Emrey Glover and Gracie Gent, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Yellow Jackets sting No. 19 Union Bulldogs

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A rough second half did in No. 19 Union College men’s basketball as it dropped a 96-84 decision to host Allen University ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Take steps to prevent falls this winter

LEXINGTON — Winter brings frigid temperatures which can leave ice on driveways and sidewalks around our homes. Preventing falls outside can be as easy and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Top-ranked Hawai’i upends Railsplitter volleyball

HARROGATE, Tenn. — History was made Monday night inside Tex Turner Arena as the first-ever volleyball match was played in the building’s nearly 29 years ... Read more | Add your comment

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Health care costs remain problematic for many across U.S.

According to a new study, a third of rural adults struggle to pay their medical and dental bills. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Is marijuana legalization the answer to economic woes?

For one state representative from Eastern Kentucky, legalizing recreational marijuana is an economic issue, not a moral one. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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James signs with Midway to continue soccer career

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by Anthony Cloud.

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Legislative update: General Assembly convenes for 2020 session

By Adam Bowling Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Stephney recognized as top 25 senior in state

Bell County quarterback London Stephney was one of the main catalyst that helped the Bobcats reach the state championship game this season. His efforts did ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Greater awareness needed to prevent human trafficking

Human trafficking has become a huge problem in this country – and across the world, for that matter – and although we will probably never ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Kentucky needs to be more retiree-friendly

Looking to retire? Don’t do it in Kentucky. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Interim no more: Luttrell takes reins of Union football

BARBOURVILLE — The interim tag did not last very long as John Luttrell was named the 13th head coach of the Union College football program, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.