Top Stories

WellCare selected to continue serving Kentucky’s Medicaid Managed Care Program, awarded sole contract for new Kentucky SKY Program

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla. — WellCare Health Plans, Inc. announced today the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and ... Read more | Add your comment

Final plea reached in ‘shock collar’ case

The long and winding road leading to a final conviction in the “shock collar” case has apparently come ... Read more | Add your comment

H.Y. teacher arrested on sexual exploitation charges

A Claiborne County teacher was arrested Tuesday after police say he was involved in sending and receiving sexually ... Read more | Add your comment

Top Home

KSP utilizes traffic checkpoints to promote safety

The Kentucky State Police is offering a reminder to drivers who travel our roadways. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Top Home

Middlesboro native wins state playwriting contest

Photo submitted Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Food City hosting Holiday Open Houses

Food City will be hosting their annual Holiday Open House in all of their area locations on Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Rural places keep building jails as moneymakers, but report from advocate of bail reform says they may not pay off

While the overall incarcerated population in the U.S. has fallen over the past decade, jail and prison capacity has increased, especially in rural areas that ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Lady Lions fall in season-opener

After starting out on par with Corbin, Pineville found themselves in a hole they couldn’t dig their way out of on Tuesday as they lost ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

Opinion

Your best Christmas gift?

By Dr. Glenn Mollette Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Jacob Smith continues his dream, signs with Asbury University

It was a day that Jacob Smith had been waiting for since his days as a t-baller. On Wednesday, the Bell County senior got to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

Sports

Yellow Jackets dominate Thomas Walker

The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets notched their first win of the year in their season tip-off game against the Thomas Walker Pioneers from Ewing, Va. Middlesboro ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Jachimczuk’s 17 points pace LMU in 68-54 win over Tennessee Wesleyan

HARROGATE, Tenn. — LMU junior forward Maggie Jachimczuk tied her career high as she led all scorers with 17 points to lead LMU (3-3) to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

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.

Sports

Railsplitters use big second half to blow past host Coker, 92-61

HARTSVILLE, S.C. — For the sixth time this season, the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team earned a 30-point victory, doing so Saturday at South ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Bell v. Belfry: Winner takes home state title

There’s only one game left on the year, and it’s the one that everyone in the state has been playing toward all season — the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Lady Jackets open season with win over Lynn Camp

The Middlesboro Lady Jackets got their season started off with a victory over Lynn Camp at home on Monday, 57-52. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

The 2019 All-County team

Pineville, Middlesboro and Bell County all have athletes that have represented Bell County well this year on the gridiron. Each team had a successful season ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Opinion

Develop healthy beverage habits early

By Rebecca Miller Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

The pilgrim’s failed socialist experiment

Dr. Harold Pease Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

There are plenty of reasons for UK fans to be thankful

By Shane Shackleford Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

‘Santa Paws’ coming up at Middlesboro Mall

Photo submitted Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Hobo loves Hunting Island

By Howard Baker Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Mountain Lions cruise past McCreary

LONDON — Pineville had an impressive final warmup for it season opener next week with a 72-53 win over McCreary Central on Saturday at South ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Bell downs Taylor, will play for state title

After downing the Taylor County Cardinals 46-28 in the state semifinals on Log Mountain Friday, the Bell County Bobcats have punched their ticket to the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Opinion

Drones soon may make deliveries to your doorstep

By William H. Baker Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

LMU basketball doubleheader versus Queens on Dec. 7

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lincoln Memorial University men’s and women’s basketball team’s South Atlantic Conference doubleheader on Dec. 7 versus Queens University of Charlotte, presented ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Union men’s basketball checks in at No. 21 in latest poll

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — Union College men’s basketball continues to maintain its presence in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll, checking in at No. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Cats battle for Governor’s Cup on Senior Day

Fresh off becoming bowl eligible for the fourth consecutive season Kentucky will close out the regular season against rival Louisville this Saturday. The game is ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

News

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.

Sports

Union’s women basketball charges over Buffaloes

BARBOURVILLE — Brooke Hammonds led Union College women’s basketball to a 72-53 win over Appalachian Athletic Conference opponent Milligan College (Tenn.) on Tuesday night, as ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Late surge sends No. 17 Union past Milligan

BARBOURVILLE — It was another night with plenty of peaks and valleys, but as has been the case lately, No. 17 Union College came out ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Renovations, expansions planned for original KFC

CORBIN (KT) - Kentucky Fried Chicken corporate officials in Louisville announced Wednesday that the original KFC in Corbin will be undergoing a renovation and expansion ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Brittany Davis commits to Union College

Pineville High School senior guard Brittany Davis has committed to play basketball for the Union Bulldogs in Barbourville. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.