NEWS


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Shedding light on shingles
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Museum enjoying trend
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Whiskey Shivers returns
Museum enjoying trend

Museum enjoying trend

With an interest in attracting younger patrons, the Bell County Historical Society Museum has embraced the “Pokemon Go” trend occurring ar...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Blondell named Outstanding Commonwealth’s Attorney

LOUISVILLE — During the annual Kentucky Prosecutors Conference, Attorney General Andy Beshear presented $2 million to the Prosecutors Advisory C...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Virus affects ARH hospitals’ computers in 2 states

HAZARD (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating after a computer virus infected all electronic services of the Appalachian Regional Healthca...

August 29th, 2016 |  


State’s new juvenile justice chief oversaw raid in Texas

LEXINGTON (AP) — The man chosen by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to run the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a retired Texas ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


State News in Brief

House Republicans to skip Tuesday meeting on pensionsFRANKFORT (AP) — House Republicans say they will not attend a special meeting called by Dem...

August 29th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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A perfect August
Kentucky Football Prep Polls

Kentucky Football Prep Polls

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points ...

August 29th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


Lady Jackets defeat OBI, 6-4

Lady Jackets defeat OBI, 6-4

Photos by Ray Welch | Daily NewsBaylee Woody tries to possess the ball during Middlesboro’s game against Oneida Baptist Institute on Saturday. I...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Bulldogs run to the races, win 42-0 over CCU

Bulldogs run to the races, win 42-0 over CCU

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Union College football opened the 2016 season with a bang, registering its first shutout win in five seasons with a 42-0 ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Titans tame Bobcats

Titans tame Bobcats

Bell County failed to find any momentum on Saturday when they squared off against Mercer County in the Rebel Bowl. The Titans scored 27 points in the ...

August 29th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


Jackets stumble for second straight week; lose to Colonels

Jackets stumble for second straight week; lose to Colonels

The look on Middlesboro coach Zach Massengill’s face said it all following a 38-8 loss to Whitley County. For the second week in a row, a second...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Pineville steamrolls Generals

Pineville steamrolls Generals

Pineville got off to a quick start on Friday and never let up as the Mountain Lions steamrolled Jackson County, 58-26. Pineville scored 32 points in t...

August 27th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Students participate in summer learning, trip
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Community Calendar
Preventing hay fires on the farm

Preventing hay fires on the farm

You can prevent hay bale or barn fires if you bale hay at appropriate moisture levels and monitor the temperature of recently baled hay.Generally, hay...

August 30th, 2016 |  


‘Healthy Choices for Every Body’

‘Healthy Choices for Every Body’

Courtesy of Bell County Extension ServiceThe University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service SNAP-Ed program, in collaboration with the Middlesbo...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Help the uninformed voters

Help the uninformed voters

Do you get confused by political issues, or are you a well-informed voter when you head to the polls? In the state of Washington, our secretary of sta...

August 29th, 2016 |  


The familiar sound of katydids

The familiar sound of katydids

Most folks don’t see katydids because they are so well camouflaged. But anyone who sits on their porch on a late summer’s night are famili...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


2016-17 deer season looks promising

2016-17 deer season looks promising

FRANKFORT — Many archery hunters in Kentucky will spend the last long weekend of summer getting an early jump on fall.Kentucky’s 2016-17 d...

August 27th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Faithful obedience
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Faith of the Family

School financials are once again ‘open’ to the public

Nothing is any more important to our state than safeguarding and educating our children. Kentucky will spend more than three billion taxpayer dollars ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Toxic mix: Secrecy and KMSF millions

The reason for creating the Kentucky Medical Services Foundation made sense.Constrained by the University of Kentucky’s pay scales, its new Coll...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Faithful obedience

Faithful obedience

(Genesis 22:1-19) In the Christian life, faithful obedience is the foundation of genuine integrity. And in the words of Dr. David Jeremiah, “Int...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


Serving in the military in the 50s

Serving in the military in the 50s

One day in 1955 Jim Roth of Sidney, Ohio, was talking to friend Norm Davidson, when Norm said, “Let’s go join up.” They were referri...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Inspiration from physical therapy

Inspiration from physical therapy

Inspiration comes in many forms and many faces. There are inspiring people all around us if we just take time to look for them.I am currently a patien...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


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