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School safety top priority at Pineville School Board meeting

Kentucky State Police Trooper Danny Caudill spoke before the Pineville School Board on Monday about the school safety. Read more | Add your comment

Grammy Award winner to close out 2019 Levitt Music Series

Grammy award winner Mike Farris & the Fortunate Few will be closing out the 2019 Levitt AMP Middlesboro ... Read more | Add your comment

Lawson arrested second time for terroristic threats

A Bell County man remains behind bars on the charge of terroristic threatening. Read more | Add your comment

KSP offers free safety education exhibits to public

FRANKFORT, Ky. — In an effort to educate the public and promote safety in Kentucky communities, KSP is ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bevin touts jobs in new TV ad

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by Staff Reports.

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James named 2019 Middlesboro Homecoming Queen

Kayla James was named the 2019 Middlesboro homecoming queen during halftime of the Middlesboro-Harlan game on Friday in Middlesboro. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

LMU rises to number six in United Soccer Coaches national poll ahead of SAC opener

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters are buzzing. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Middlesboro wins second game in a row, defeats Lakeway Christian Academy 7-0

The Middlesboro Lady Jackets’ notched their second win of the season on Monday night at home against Lakeway Christian Academy, 7-0. Kayla James led the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Opinion

Addressing higher drug costs

As a pharmacist, I have seen firsthand the struggle Kentucky families face when it comes to paying high prices for their prescription medications. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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As coal jobs decline, coalfield women win the bread, and gender power balance shifts with ‘a little taste of freedom’

Coal once provided solid employment and a comfortable living in many areas, but as the industry has declined, women who were once able to stay ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Bell County, Middlesboro rank top 10 in first RPI release

Rated Power Index (or RPI as many of us know it by) is nothing new in sports. When college basketball season rolls around it becomes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

Opinion

House dust: Disturbing, but interesting

By Steve Roark Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Wells continues to shine, but Union drops home opener

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — Earl Wells continues to produce impress numbers, tying the school record for touchdown catches in a game on Saturday. However, it was ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Caldwell named Homecoming Queen

Pineville women’s basketball standout guard Whitney Caldwell was named the Pineville Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Pineville/East Ridge game in Pineville on Friday night. Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Sports

Pineville streak reaches 4 games with 49-8 victory

For the first time since 2010, the Pineville Mountain Lions open their season with a 4-0 start after defeating the East Ridge Warriors 49-8 on ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Dunn.

Opinion

Kentucky Retirement Systems challenges the APA audit findings

The Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts (APA) released a special examination evaluating the transparency, administration, and compliance with Senate Bill 2 (2017 Regular Session) of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Cats lose late lead, fall to Florida

If you know me, you know that I am an avid reader. Have been all of my life. So as I was watching the Kentucky ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bank receives award

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by Staff Reports.

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Application sought for Miss Food City Pageant

ABINGDON, Va. — Each year, the annual Miss Food City Pageant showcases young women from across the region. Co-sponsored by WXBQ 96.9 FM - 24 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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UNITE hosting free Provider Education Summit

A free Provider Education Summit will be offered by Operation UNITE and the Kentucky River Rural Health Opioid Program (RHOP) on Sept. 26, on the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Alleged forger strikes again

An alleged serial forger was arrested on Sept. 13 as a result of an incident that occurred earlier this month. 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.

Opinion

The Holy Bible is the absolute authority

By Timothy Johnson Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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KU donates school supplies

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by Staff Reports.

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HCHS royalty

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by Staff Reports.

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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

by Staff Reports.

Sports

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.

Sports

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.

Sports

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.

News

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

by Staff Reports.

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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.

Opinion

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.

Sports

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.