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Liz Vice and her musical journey

Despite the weather proving to be an almost constant challenge this year, every Levitt AMP Middlesboro show goes ... Read more | Add your comment

SKCTC receives manufacturing grant

The 2018 SOAR Summit brought great news for the future of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC). ... Read more | Add your comment

Ignite a light for hope

You may have been strolling down Cumberland Avenue and noticed many storefronts and public spaces decked out in ... Read more | Add your comment

Labor Day Celebration

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A special view of history

On Oct. 6, everyone is invited to join park rangers as they slip away into the dusky shadows for a glimpse of the abandoned Hensley ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tyler Eschberger.

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While you were sleeping

Motorists traveling through Middlesboro are seeing progress in the asphalt resurfacing project that is currently being done to U.S. 25E. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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The upside-down tree

I’ve bragged about our areas plant diversity in the past. The mountainous terrain dissected by rivers and streams creates an incredible variety of habitats that ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Physical style helped UK defeat Dogs

I hate to sound like a broken record, but as I sit here in the quiet of my cottage and reflect on the Kentucky Wildcats’ ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2018. There are 97 days left in the year. 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 Staff Reports.

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New Around the State

New, more secure Kentucky driver’s license designs unveiled Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Snell provides spark for surging Cats

LEXINGTON (KT) — If there’s a better running back in college football than Benny Snell, be more informative and get the word out. If not, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Talking about drugs is part of being a parent

With the new school year just underway, it’s an excellent time for parents to have a serious discussion with their children. No, not that awkward ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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This week in local history

The following events occurred during the week of Sept. 23-29 in Bell County: Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Surgery, thorns and roses

My doctor sent me for a CT scan after I went in to have a couple of lumps in my throat checked out. The lumps ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Teach kids how to snack

You may hear this phrase as soon as your kids walk in the door after school or right before bedtime: “I’m hungry.” Many times, this ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Wildcats knock off Mississippi State

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Kentucky keeps knocking down proverbial doors and the Wildcats busted through another opening with a 28-7 victory over Mississippi State Saturday ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Allowing God to change our perspective

Decisions are a part of life that we face every day. With everything from what we will wear to purchasing a new washing machine, our ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Local and regional vs. global natural disasters

Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas on Sept. 13 causing massive flooding and a death count rising. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lodge presents donation to Middlesboro Fire Department

Middlesboro Lodge No. 119 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks recently made their annual donation of $250 to the Middlesboro Fire Department to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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The power to change your life

Perhaps you have you been told, “Go for it,” or “Just do it,” or “Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.” Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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LMU employees honored for years of service

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) held its annual employee service awards luncheon Sept. 12, at the Cumberland Gap Convention Center. The event honors ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Today in History

Today is Saturday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2018. There are 100 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 9:54 p.m. Eastern time. 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 Staff Reports.

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Bobcats shut out Raiders, move to 5-0

The Bell County Bobcats shut out the McCreary Central Raiders 61-0 Friday night on Log Mountain. Following the game, coach Dudley Hilton was especially happy ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Tie games may become a trend in today’s NFL

Two weeks, two ties. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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SKCTC, Toyota working together

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) has announced that Toyota Tsusho has given $30,000 for a Makerspace Project on the Middlesboro campus. The project ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tyler Eschberger.

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Slight improvement in poverty numbers

The persistence of poverty in Kentucky continues. Read more | Add your comment

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News Around the State

Residents can file electronically in small claims cases Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Dragons stay hot with win at Pineville

The Harlan offense produced an early touchdown and the Harlan defense made it stand up as the Green Dragons won for the fourth time in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Times set for UK basketball schedule

Tickets for this year’s Big Blue Madness will go on sale at 10 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Memorial Coliseum ticket off on the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Women business owners: Don’t forget about your retirement plan

American Business Women’s Day is celebrated on Sept. 22. And there is indeed cause for celebration, because, in recent decades, the number of women business ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Big cat encounters on the rise

Since Byron Crawford’s article appeared in Kentucky Living Magazine about the book project I completed, Panther Tales and Other Woodland Encounters, I have heard from ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Chip and seal project expected to begin Monday in Bell Co.

MANCHESTER — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 office advises motorists that a chip and seal project on KY 221 at milepoints 0.000 to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.