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Local radio station closer be being back on air

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Amendment to sewer ordinance passes first reading

An ordinance amending the current City of Middlesboro sewer regulations passed on the first reading Thursday night. Read more | Add your comment

Roundtable forum held concerning drug abuse

A two-hour roundtable forum was held Thursday night by the Bell County League of Women Voters to discuss ... Read more | Add your comment

CGNHP holds prescribed burns

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Citizen speaks on MPD, police chief at council meeting

The Middlesboro City Council was faced with a concerned citizen during Tuesday night’s meeting. Angela Jackson requested that Middlesboro Police Chief Jeff Sharpe be placed ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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A creative way to serve your community

Americans have always been volunteers. Giving back to their communities, working with their neighbors, and serving in the military have been positive characteristics of our ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Student athletes give advice on academics: Part I

Most of those who read my column work: Paid employment, volunteer work, tasks around the house and yardwork, if left undone, would create serious problems. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lost keys

By Judith Victoria Hensley Read more | Add your comment

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Lady Jackets reclaim regional All ‘A’ title

After surrendering the 13th Region All “A” Classic title last year after four straight championships, the Middlesboro Lady Jackets left little doubt about who is ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Baseball comes up short against No. 11 Cumberlands

BARBOURVILLE — The Union College baseball team rallied late in the ninth, but it’s not enough as No. 11 University of the Cumberlands took the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Ky. reports lower statewide jobless rate in February Read more | Add your comment

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General Assembly gets it right on HB 354

The difficult choices resulting from a broken revenue and taxation system were on display this week in Frankfort. 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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Bell County falls to Jackets in home-opener

One day after falling to Corbin in their opening game, the Bell County Bobcats suffered another setback in their home-opener against the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Middlesboro rallies past Lynn Camp in semifinals

Averaging 21 runs per game through two games this season, the Lady Jackets are winning games in dominating fashion in the 13th Region All “A” ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Public comment sought for Kentucky transportation plan Read more | Add your comment

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Don’t answer the telephone

Dr. Glenn Mollette Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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What should you do with an inheritance?

By David Whitlock Read more | Add your comment

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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, March 20, the 79th day of 2019. There are 286 days left in the year. Spring arrives at 5:58 p.m. Eastern time. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Burn restrictions in place for KY

Burning restrictions remain in place throughout the State of Kentucky, and the Kentucky Department of Forestry is advising residents to use caution when burning. Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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State health officials aim to eliminate new HIV cases Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Pineville Middle defeats Cumberland Gap

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by John Dunn.

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LMU gaining momentum behind winning-streak

WINGATE, N.C. — The Lincoln Memorial baseball team is starting to draw attention throughout the region, as an eight-game winning streak has landed the Railsplitters ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Middlesboro dominates Williamsburg in season opener

WILLIAMSBURG — The Middlesboro Lady Jackets dominated their opening round match-up against the Williamsburg Lady Jackets in the 13th Region All “A” Classic on Monday. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Hope remains for Kentucky ahead of NCAA Tournament

Yes, UK’s setback to Tennessee in last Saturday’s SEC basketball tournament thriller was disappointing, but that doesn’t mean the Cats have lost their momentum for ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Experience the Powell River at annual regatta

An opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Powell River is coming up on April 20, when the fifth annual Powell River Regatta will take ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Cheek promoted to general manager

For 42 years, Pat Cheek has dedicated herself to serving the community of Middlesboro. Starting out as an assistant bookkeeper, Cheek’s work ethic afforded her ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Cloud named regional editor of local papers

There will be a familiar face behind the editor’s desk of three local newspapers. Anthony Cloud has been named the regional editor for the Claiborne ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Former PCH Chief Financial Officer facing theft charges

The former Chief Financial Officer of Pineville Community Hospital remains in the Bell County Detention Facility awaiting extradition to Claiborne County. Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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LMU begins five-game home stand against Shorter, Kentucky State

HARROGATE, Tenn. – Riding a season-long, eight-game winning streak, the Lincoln Memorial baseball team returns to Lamar Hennon Field this week to begin a five-game ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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MHS men, women find success in first meet of season

The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets track and field teams had a very successful meet on Saturday, winning three team events on the men’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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MHS academic team advanced to state

Photo Submitted | Middlesboro Independent Schools Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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Police: Newborn delivered after pregnant mom killed Read more | Add your comment

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This week in local history

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

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