NEWS


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Flood readiness tips
3:45 pm |    
Going green for Earth Day
6:15 am
Updated: 6:15 am. |    
Enjoy a local rare river
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Keeping history alive
5:11 pm |    
Hatfield apprehended

Today in History

Today is Saturday, April 22, the 112th day of 2017. There are 253 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 22, 1864, Congress...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Board visits schools

The Middlesboro School Board meeting on April 18 was filled with optimism about the future of Middlesboro’s schools. Board members had visited M...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Celebration of Easter Miracles

Celebration of Easter Miracles

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Middlesboro campus hosted its third consecutive “Celebration of Easter Miracles”...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Keeping history alive

Keeping history alive

Established in 1989, the Middlesboro Country Club is the longest running continuous play golf course in the United States and it’s that sense of...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Fleeing with student, teacher took guns, cash and wife’s car

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — Teacher Tad Cummins took guns, money and his wife’s car before kidnapping a 15-year-old female student and taking h...

April 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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A plan for the future
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LMU splits with Anderson
Dormady makes his case in Vols’ QB competition

Dormady makes his case in Vols’ QB competition

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Quinten Dormady delivered quite an opening volley in a Tennessee quarterback competition that figures to last well into ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


A glimpse at the Bobcats

A glimpse at the Bobcats

The Bell County faithful had an opportunity to witness the beginning of the new Dudley Hilton era during an open spring practice on Thursday. Fans got...

April 21st, 2017 |  


A beast on the prowl

A beast on the prowl

Mixed Martial Arts have been on the rise since the early 2000s. Crowds gather on Saturdays to watch their favorite fighters in promotions like the UFC...

April 21st, 2017 |  


The end of an era

The end of an era

For the first time in 10 years, Bell County fans will see a new face on the sidelines during basketball games. Lewis Morris, who took over the positio...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Jackets headed to state All ‘A’ Classic

Jackets headed to state All ‘A’ Classic

For some time, Hazard has been a road block for Middlesboro on their journey to the All “A” Classic state tournament. That streak ended on...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Stallworth makes history

Stallworth makes history

William Stallworth made history at Cumberland Gap High School when he took a pen and signed to play soccer for a college team April 12. Stallworth is ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


3:56 pm |    
Flood readiness tips
Enjoy a local rare river

Enjoy a local rare river

The Powell River is truly one of our area’s most unique natural areas and one that is greatly underutilized. It offers fantastic scenery, fishin...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Test anxiety can be overcome

Warmer temperatures, longer days… all sure signs it’s time for students to face a barrage of testing. From end-of-year subject exams to st...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


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...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Keeping history alive

Keeping history alive

Established in 1989, the Middlesboro Country Club is the longest running continuous play golf course in the United States and it’s that sense of...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Understanding tick paralysis

Understanding tick paralysis

I recently had a dental procedure and of all the places for the topic of tick paralysis to come up — the dental chair. I always enjoy going to s...

April 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Today in History

12:18 pm |    
Encumbrances come to all
The eternal wisdom of God

The eternal wisdom of God

I found the following comments in an article quite interesting, “The production of art and entertainment for commercial reasons is an old story;...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Children grow up and make their own choices

Children grow up and make their own choices

How many parents have waited for the day when their child’s eyes would suddenly be opened and like the prodigal they will finally see the truth ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Woman marries more money than she could earn

Woman marries more money than she could earn

A rather awkward bachelor, realizing he would inherit a fortune when his elderly father died, decided he needed to find a wife to share his riches wit...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Earth Day, the climate agreement and March for Science

It’s no coincidence that Earth Day, the first anniversary of the signing of the climate agreement and the March for Science are all taking place...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Growing up prejudice

Growing up prejudice

All of us have probably experienced prejudice on one level or another in our lives if we’ve lived very long. One of the most frequent triggers w...

April 22nd, 2017 updated: April 22nd, 2017. |  


Is there a poem in your pocket?

Is there a poem in your pocket?

As a nation we grapple with a host of issues from fear of nuclear missiles to violent demonstrations, and economic inequalities. Each issue is complex...

April 21st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA