NEWS


6:30 am
Updated: 6:30 am. |    
Pet of the Week
2:37 pm
Updated: 3:50 pm. |    
Council addresses various items
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Updated: 3:56 pm. |    
Painting with a passion
1:33 pm
Updated: 5:35 pm. |    
Man found dead at Doncaster residence

Kellogg, Blue Bell recall products

NEW YORK (AP) — Kellogg Co. is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles in 25 states because they could be conta...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Coal pensions, benefits divide Ky. Senate candidates

FRANKFORT (AP) — In Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race, where proving your coal bonafides is a prerequisite for holding public office, the two ma...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Brooks jails pair after finding meth lab

Brooks jails pair after finding meth lab

Bell County Sheriff’s Deputy Patrick Brooks arrested two men on Tuesday on drug charges (meth).According to a Bell County Sheriff’s Office...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Record bust

Record bust

Middlesboro City Police Officer Barry Cowan is continuing with his persistence to take meth off the streets of Middlesboro after he reportedly seized ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Fall festival schedule set

Fall festival schedule set

For the 34th year, the Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival will fill downtown Middlesboro with artisan goods, live music and delicious fried foods. This...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 8:30 pm. |    
A tale of two halves
6:18 pm |    
MMS defeats Cumberland
Kentucky seeks 3rd straight victory against South Carolina

Kentucky seeks 3rd straight victory against South Carolina

LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky is feeling good about itself heading into its matchup with South Carolina after the Wildcats stumbled out of the gate ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Looking for a five-peat

Looking for a five-peat

Middlesboro has found success against Harlan over the past several years. A 28-21 victory over the Green Dragons a year ago not only gave the Jackets ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Crossing the state line

Crossing the state line

Pineville will enter Friday’s game against Cumberland Gap, Tennessee fresh off a bye week. While there are not many injuries that had to be nurs...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


AYSO girls hit National Games

AYSO girls hit National Games

The 2016 American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 551 National Games team competed with teams from across the county in July of this year. Tea...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


No. 18 Tusculum blanks Railsplitters 2-0

No. 18 Tusculum blanks Railsplitters 2-0

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The 18th-ranked Tusculum Pioneers overcame a second-half barrage to defeat the Railsplitters 2-0 in South Atlantic Conference...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Union wins with 3-1 AAC victory over Bluefield

Union wins with 3-1 AAC victory over Bluefield

BARBOURVILLE — A quartet of Bulldogs notched double-digit kills as the Union College volleyball team registered a 3-1 Appalachian Athletic Confe...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


The old custom of shivaree

The old custom of shivaree

I consider myself fortunate to have witnessed a now a forgotten custom called shivaree.When I was around 5 years old and living at East End in Middles...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Grandmother’s apple cake signals fall

My grandmother, who lived with us when I was growing up, had a serious sweet tooth and would bake something almost every day.In the spring, it was coc...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Bus tour offered to Grayson Highlands Fall Festival

Bus tour offered to Grayson Highlands Fall Festival

BIG STONE GAP, Va. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park is now accepting reservations for the Grayson Highlands State Park Fall...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


British artist to perform at Celtic Festival

Olivier Award-winning British artist Barbara Dickson will perform in Big Stone Gap, Virginia as part of the annual Celtic Festival at 7 p.m. on Sept. ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Hebrews 1:1-3 — God’s final word
Destiny awaits those who will persevere

Destiny awaits those who will persevere

Have you ever made plans to do something but it did not work out? I’m sure that most of us have. Disappointment is not a stranger, especially to...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Solutions to region challenges

Solutions to region challenges

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 150 people from across the commonwealth, the directors of both the Nationa...

September 24th, 2016 |  


As the election draws near

As the election draws near

What is a body to do? One candidate opens the mouth and lies tumble out. The other candidate opens the mouth and feet go in.I’m so sick of all t...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, Sept. 24, the 268th day of 2016. There are 98 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Se...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Bush 41: Backstabber

Is Bush 41 a backstabber? The Republican Party has carried his family throughout their entire lives. Now at the age of 92, is this what he has to offe...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


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