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First Priority fundraiser ‘Rock the Crater’ coming up

First Priority Tri-States is encouraging the community to get involved in the upcoming Rock the Crater Ride. Read more | Add your comment

Sister Sadie does not disappoint crowd at Levitt AMP Music Series

The ninth week of the Levitt AMP Middlesboro Series did not disappoint. According to many at the show, ... Read more | Add your comment

More Middlesboro arrests made through Appalachia Narcotics Investigations Task Force

Over the past few weeks, the Middlesboro Police Department has made several drug trafficking arrests as a result ... Read more | Add your comment

Treasurer Ball speaks at Lunch and Learn

The 38th State Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Allison Ball was the keynote speaker at the Bell ... Read more | Add your comment

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Pineville ready to get ball rolling on downtown project

At the Pineville City Council meeting Tuesday, Main Street Pineville Director Jacob Roan introduced the council to David Jenkins who promises to be with the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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KentuckyWired project announced at SOAR Summit

Speaking at the SOAR Summit in Pikeville, Governor Matt Bevin and U.S. Rep. Congressman Hal Rogers announced completion of the construction phase of the KentuckyWired ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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The story of our life is being written

By Dr. William Holland Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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The Holy Bible is the absolute authority

By Timothy Johnson Read more | Add your comment

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KU donates school supplies

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HCHS royalty

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Game Preview: Union hosts St. Thomas in home opener

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — The Union College football team makes its way back to Williamson Stadium to host St. Thomas University (Fla.) for its home opener ... Read more | Add your comment

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Gators and Wildcats hook up in SEC Showdown

The Kentucky Wildcats open SEC play Saturday night as the #9 Florida Gators make a visit to Kroger Field. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Middlesboro downs Panthers 1-0

The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets continued their success on the soccer field Thursday night as they took out the Knox Central Panthers 1-0 on the road. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Kentucky State Police adding victim advocates this fall

ELIZABETHTOWN – Gov. Matt Bevin joined with Kentucky State Police, the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and the federal Office of Justice Programs, within the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lady Jackets notch first win of season against Knox Central

Two days after falling to the Lady Panthers on senior night at home, the Lady Jackets exacted their revenge on Thursday night, downing Knox Central ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Learning Blade helps prepare Yellow Creek students for trip

MIDDLESBORO — With seventh graders at Yellow Creek Elementary School looking ahead to a Sept. 26 Toyota trip, Gear Up academic interventionist Brandy Bauer wanted ... Read more | Add your comment

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Southeast to celebrate Constitution Day, promotes Census

On Tuesday, at 1:30 p.m., on the Middlesboro campus, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will celebrate Constitution Day to promote the 2020 Census. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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PCH employees stared at the face of adversity and won

On Aug. 7, I stood outside of Pineville Community Hospital with my camera and a recorder watching employees of the hospital hold up signs in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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The countywide All-Decade Team…kind of

When I first came to the Middlesboro Daily News in 2011 I had the ambition to one day cover sports. While reporting on general news ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

Sports

Kyle leads Jackets in rout of Harlan

Versatility in any sport is a wonderful trait for any athlete to have and any team to have at its disposal. When that versatility mixes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Middlesboro falls on Senior Night, 3-2

The Middlesboro Lady Jackets’ girls soccer team recognized three seniors on Tuesday night at halftime of their match-up against Knox Central. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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The Wildcats led by Smith, Stoops.

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by John Dunn.

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Food City kicks off School Bucks Challenge

ABINGDON, Va. — Are you up for the challenge? Food City has pledged $700,000 in contributions for the upcoming school year. With Food City’s School ... Read more | Add your comment

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CenterLinks Access Nodes will connect internet service providers to KentuckyWired

As construction of the KentuckyWired middle mile fiber network enters its final phases, The Center for Rural Development is working to offer internet service providers ... Read more | Add your comment

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Beshear: Mail scammers swindle $85K from seniors

FRANKFORT – Following multiple reports of losses totaling $85,000 in cash, Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a scam alert to warn of an uptick ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Suicide — are there answers?

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by Staff Reports.

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District soccer clash

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by Staff Reports.

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Dragons turn focus to containing Kyle

Coming into the 2019 season, the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets and Harlan Green Dragons were struggling programs with new coaches. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Gilliam joins Union women’s basketball coaching staff

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — Eboni Gilliam is the new assistant coach for the Union College women’s basketball team, head coach Dean Walsh announced Tuesday. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Lawmakers consider changes to state worker pay raises

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Lawmakers are considering drafting legislation that would change the mandated 5 percent raise for state workers to a cost of living ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Commissioner Quarles Proclaims Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week

FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed the week of Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Who’s winning the social media game in Kentucky’s gubernatorial election?

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Slow start stymies Union in 42-18 defeat to Webber International

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — A slow start offensively put the Union College football behind the 8-ball as it fell 42-18 to host Webber International University ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Pineville pummels Paris, 47-14, to win Laurel Bowl

The Pineville Mountain Lions controlled the game from start to finish after taking the opening kickoff back for a touchdown in their 47-14 victory over ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.