NEWS


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Healing by faith

ATV riders rejoice

Since the news spread about the Appalachian Wildlife Foundation property taking over the former Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park in Bell County, people ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Beshear, partners launch hunger-relief competition

Beshear, partners launch hunger-relief competition

FRANKFORT — Attorney General Andy Beshear recently announced the launch of a statewide competition that challenges Kentucky’s legal commun...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Trump nominee has decried Medicaid for fostering dependency

CHICAGO (AP) — The businesswoman President Donald Trump selected to oversee Medicaid, the health care program for 74 million low-income American...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Judge: Man can’t be tried in forgotten ‘72 cop-shooting case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 82-year-old man who was indicted, but never prosecuted, in the nonfatal shooting of an Ohio police officer almost 45 ye...

February 16th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Spring fire season begins, hours for burning debris limitedFRANKFORT (AP) — Officials say the spring forest fire season has begun in Kentucky wh...

February 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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51st District preview
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Bell County defeats Clay
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52nd District preview
Pineville suffers 63-53 loss to Williamsburg

Pineville suffers 63-53 loss to Williamsburg

Thursday didn’t go as well as many thought when six-win Williamsburg visited Pineville. Entering the game, the Mountain Lions were 2-0 against t...

February 17th, 2017 |  


No. 15 LMU surges past Mars Hill

No. 15 LMU surges past Mars Hill

MARS HILL, N.C. — The 15th-ranked Railsplitters (21-4, 16-3 SAC) opened the second half on a 21-6 run and outscored the Mars Hill Lions (5-20, 3...

February 16th, 2017 |  


In the twilight of the season

In the twilight of the season

Unlike the 2015-16 campaign which saw Mychal Mulder play in a very limited role at Kentucky with a total of 90 minutes in the Tyler Ulis-led backcourt...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Pineville eases to 33-point win over Red Bird

Pineville eases to 33-point win over Red Bird

Pineville ended a two-game losing steak on Tuesday when they hosted Red Bird. The Mountain Lions turned a 22-point first half lead into a 74-41 victor...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Lady Lions edge Jackson

Lady Lions edge Jackson

In what was a close game throughout, Pineville eked out a victory over Jackson County on Tuesday. The Lady Lions outscored the Lady Generals 14-11 in ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Lady Cats defeat Knox Central

Lady Cats defeat Knox Central

The Bell County seniors showed up to play on Tuesday in what was their last game on Log Mountain. The trio of Caleigh Collett, Bethany Miracle and Ale...

February 15th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The art of making gorp
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Community Calendar

Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — You can still pass “Go” and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won’t be able to do it...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MHS royalty

MHS royalty

Ray Welch | Daily NewsAvery Miracle was crowned the 2017 Middlesboro High School basketball homecoming queen. She is the daughter of Sarah Miracle and...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Barter Players to stage Great Expectations

The Barter Players will stage Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations at Lee Theatre at 7 p.m. on March 2After a chance encounter in a graveyard wit...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Finding help when it’s needed

There are occasions when we all need help. At such times we might choose to talk to a spouse, consult a friend, do an Internet search, or perhaps read...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

February 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Holiday or all the days?
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Today in History

Being the official town dog isn’t easy

Being the official town dog isn’t easy

I don’t mind Boots. He just curls up quietly against my belly and stays put. But sleeping with Desdemona can be a bit unnerving. She snores. Som...

February 17th, 2017 |  


In a split second

In a split second

This week, a close friend in Northern Kentucky was involved in a brutal car accident. She was minding her own business on her way to work in the after...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


Bevin must sell taxes; Ky. needs money

During his State of the Commonwealth address, Gov. Matt Bevin proclaimed the need to increase tax revenues to pay down the looming pension crisis. Bev...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2017. There are 317 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Brent Spence Bridge: The time is now

For over 50 years now, countless vehicles have traveled from Northern Kentucky into Ohio, and vice-versa, on the Brent Spence Bridge. Whether it be to...

February 16th, 2017 |  


A disaster at the Oroville Dam could easily become a crisis for Los Angeles too

Southern Californians have been drinking from the Feather River — and washing in it, flushing with it and sprinkling it over their lawns —...

February 16th, 2017 |  


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