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A beautiful day for a ride and picnic in the park

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Honoring and remembering this Memorial Day

Did you know that 55 percent of Americans don’t know the real meaning of Memorial Day and how ... 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 Staff Reports.

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Bevin, Beshear earn nod in state governor race

The table for November’s election was set on Tuesday. In one of the most anticipated races in Kentucky, Democrat Andy Beshear — son of former ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Railsplitters lose to Lynn in national championship match

DANIELS, W.V. — Lincoln Memorial fell just short in its pursuit of the first national title in program history on Friday at The Resort at ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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13th Region Tournament brackets released

The 13th Region tournament bracket has been set for both baseball and softball. The tournament begins on Monday at LMU. The Bell County Bobcats will ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Middlesboro, Pineville send athletes to state track meet

Two local teams participated in the Class A Region 6 track meet on Thursday at the University of the Cumberlands. Breathitt County, Harlan, Hazard, Jackson ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Memorial Day ceremonies set at veterans cemeteries, centers Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Green, Morris will attend HC basketball camp

Two University of Kentucky basketball players with Harlan County connections will be back in town June 3-5 for the Harlan County High School Girls Basketball ... 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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CLARK WILSON

COLMAR - Clark Wilson, age 67, of Colmar, KY, returned to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 with family by his side. He ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Middlesboro downs Bell, 10-0 for 52nd District Title

The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets capped off an undefeated 8-0 district season on Tuesday night by defeating the Bell County Bobcats 10-0 on Log Mountain, winning ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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AAA: Nearly 43M Americans Will kick off summer with a Memorial Day getaway

Nearly 43 million Americans will kick off their summers with a Memorial Day weekend getaway, according to forecasts by AAA. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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AG office warns of home repair scammers

FRANKFORT (KT) - Now that warm weather is here, the Attorney General’s office is warning Kentuckians that it also brings out seasonal home repair scammers ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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SOAR, SOAR Innovation to host entrepreneurship program

Shaping Our Appalachian Region, Inc. (SOAR), SOAR Innovation, and the Cabinet for Economic Development’s KY Innovation Office have announced that they will be hosting a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance

Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Police: Man fatally shot after hitting trooper with vehicle Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Truly, the fox is guarding the henhouse

By Martin Cothran Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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UK ready for Super Regional showdown against Washington

LEXINGTON (KT) —Kentucky coach Rachel Lawson knows what her team will be going up against when the Wildcats take on No. 3 Washington in the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Johnson breaks out as HCHS wins district

Five straight trips to the plate by Harlan County junior third baseman Hannah Johnson followed by five straight outs meant only one thing to HCHS ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Jackets win 52nd District championship

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Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Combatting ‘intextication’

By Tom Wiedemann Read more | Add your comment

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Kelly wins District 11 equipment operating event

The District 11 Equipment Operators Safety & Training Competition was held Friday with Johnny Bingham (Knox County) winning the overall individual championship for the fourth ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bell County defeats Harlan County 7-5

The Bell County Bobcats will face off against in-county rival Middlesboro for a shot at the 52nd District Championship after taking down the Harlan County ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Middlesboro downs Harlan, 12-7, to advance to district championship

The 52nd District Championship game is set. The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets will take on the Bell County Bobcats on Tuesday afternoon on Log Mountain for ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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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.