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New Kentucky laws going into effect June 27

FRANKFORT — The Legislative Research Commission released a list of new laws that will have a significant impact ... Read more | Add your comment

Vietnam Veterans to be honored, celebrated

Mark your calendars for July 6 for this community-wide event and everyone is invited and encouraged to come ... Read more | Add your comment

Man arrested for stolen gun, drug possession

Middlesboro Police Officer Nick Capps executed a traffic stop Monday afternoon that led to the recovery of a ... 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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ARH system to collaborate with hospitals statewide to fight opioid epidemic

Appalachian Regional Healthcare system is joining forces with hospitals across the state to end opioid abuse in Kentucky. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Area 3 tournaments set

The best little-league players from the Bell County area will have the opportunity to showcase their abilities in the upcoming Area 3 tournament this week. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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Patriots baseball coach Brad Shelton receives MSC coaching award

BOWLING GREEN — University of the Cumberlands head baseball coach Brad Shelton was named the Mid-South Conference Coaching for Significance winner, announced at the Mid-South ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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State commission recommends online hunter training course Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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VA doctors prescribe far more opioids to rural veterans

Rural veterans got almost a third more opioids than urban veterans from doctors in the Department for Veterans Affairs, according to a study of outpatient ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Elected officials must work with parents to protect our youth from nicotine addiction

By Mitch McConnell Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Mountain coffee: Chicory

By Steve Roark Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Record 166 LMU student-athletes named to SAC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

ROCK HILL, S.C.— A record 1,736 student-athletes were named to the 2018-19 South Atlantic Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, the conference announced Monday. The list is ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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1 dead, 3 rescued after vehicle swept away in rains Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Rethinking discipline

Many times, parents equate disciplining their children with punishment. But there is a completely different way to think about discipline and still raise productive, respectful ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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This Father’s Day

By Glenn Mollette Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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EKU to grant automatic advanced placement scholarships

RICHMOND — A new scholarship to Eastern Kentucky University for Advanced Placement (AP) students will automatically award up to $2,400 to students who score a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Seven women set to join LMU’s track & field, cross country family

By LMU Athletics Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Federal regulators reluctant to address silica levels in mines, which causes black-lung disease; Congress sets hearing

Scientists, activists and miners continue to call for action in fighting black-lung disease, and though Congressional leaders have scheduled investigative hearings for later this month, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Memories of Pete Rose

By Jamie H. Vaught Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Opinion

Father’s Day: A day to celebrate dad

On Sunday, we will all have the opportunity to celebrate the man who helped instill in us some of the morals and life lessons that ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Father’s Day 2019

By William H. Baker Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bridge closure set for Monday in Middlesboro

Bridge closure set for Monday in Middlesboro Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Men in America need to step up and be engaged

By Matt Bevin Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Four-vehicle wreck in Tazewell shuts down highway

A four-vehicle wreck in Tazewell brought out several emergency response teams Wednesday. Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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Bell County senior Stephney turns heads at UK

Bell County rising senior London Stephney was turning heads at the University of Kentucky on Wednesday. Stephney recorded the fastest 40-yard dash time among all ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

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First chemical weapon destroyed at Kentucky Army facility Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Safe, easy vaccination can shield Kentuckians from highly contagious virus

LONDON — The number of measles cases in the United States has reached its highest level since before the virus was declared eliminated in the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Quarles elected president of regional agriculture organization

FRANKFORT – Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles was elected president of the Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture (SASDA) for 2019-2020 in its annual ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Kentuckians enjoy early summer savings at the pump

LEXINGTON — Kentuckians hitting the road for summer vacations are finding some good news at the pump. The average price for regular unleaded has dropped ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Middlesboro T-ball action

Ray Welch | Daily News Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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UK’s Richards up to challenge of becoming top post player in nation

LEXINGTON (KT) — Nick Richards wants to get better and that’s the main reason he opted to return to Kentucky for a third season. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Maci Morris signs professional contract overseas

Bell County native and former Lady Bobcat, Maci Morris, will get the opportunity to further her basketball career after signing a professional contract in Italy ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.