NEWS


8:17 pm |    
Pineville goes wet

MARH to host breast cancer survivor tree lighting celebration

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Middlesboro ARH Hospital will be holding its eighth annual Breast Cancer Survivor Tree Lighting...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Social workers told to limit remarks to reporters

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Social service workers in Kentucky have been warned by state officials that they could face disciplinary action “up to a...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Kentuckians register in huge numbers on debate-eve weekend

FRANKFORT — Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes reported a significant increase in voter registration over the weekend with help from a p...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Hydrant flushing slated Wednesday, Thursday

Hydrant flushing slated Wednesday, Thursday

Water Service Corporation of Kentucky in Middlesboro will be conducting routine maintenance and flushing within your water system Sept. 28 and 29. Wor...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Levitt AMP concerts continue

Levitt AMP concerts continue

Ray Welch|Daily NewsKristin Brassel performed on the Levitt AMP Stage on Sept. 24. Her tunes filled the street as people danced the night away in down...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Business leader Mars passes

Business leader Mars passes

Middlesboro entrepreneur and business leader Sam Mars recently passed away, leaving behind family, friends and a legacy which will live on.His lasting...

September 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


8:12 pm |    
Whittlesey earns POW honors
Kentucky prep football rankings

Kentucky prep football rankings

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

September 27th, 2016 |  


Bulldogs bring home the brass, beat Patriots 49-45

Bulldogs bring home the brass, beat Patriots 49-45

BARBOURVILLE — The comeback kids did it again, but this time the prize was the Brass Lantern.Union College rallied from a 10-point deficit to de...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Kentucky beats South Carolina for third straight time, 17-10

Kentucky beats South Carolina for third straight time, 17-10

LEXINGTON (AP) — Boom Williams and Benny Snell Jr. once again put on an impressive rushing show for Kentucky, as Williams set the tone and Snell...

September 26th, 2016 |  


A tale of two halves

A tale of two halves

It was a tale of two halves when Pineville traveled to Cumberland Gap, Tennessee on Friday. The Mountain Lions allowed two touchdowns in the first hal...

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


Dragons rally for win over Middlesboro

Dragons rally for win over Middlesboro

After falling behind 14-3, the Harlan offense went to work on the ground and the Harlan defense held Middlesboro scoreless on the way to a 25-14 win o...

September 24th, 2016 |  


MMS defeats Cumberland

MMS defeats Cumberland

A second-half explosion turned what looked like a close game into a lopsided victory for Middlesboro Middle School during Thursday’s game. The J...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


LIFE


11:05 am |    
BCHS royalty
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 27th, 2016 |  


KMA recognizes Middlesboro students

KMA recognizes Middlesboro students

LOUISVILLE — As they walked to the stage to talk about their efforts to implement a public smoking ban in their community, five young girls, the...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SKCTC participates in National Day of Service project

SKCTC participates in National Day of Service project

Several Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College and faculty members joined others from across Kentucky on Sept. 10 to take part in a projec...

September 27th, 2016 |  


LMU mourns the loss of Mars

LMU mourns the loss of Mars

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lincoln Memorial University community is mourning the death of Trustee Sam A. Mars Jr.Mars, 88, of Middlesboro, Kentucky,...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Extension office visits Lone Jack

Extension office visits Lone Jack

Courtesy of Lone Jack School CenterChristy Blevins from the Bell County Extension Office read a story Tops and Bottomsby Janet Stevens to Lone Jack Sc...

September 27th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Updated: 6:00 am. |    
Hebrews 1:1-3 — God’s final word

Defending the public’s right to know: Lessons from Flint

The ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan has focused a floodlight on the threat that secrecy poses to public health and safety and the critical nee...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Ky. should look to hospitals, tobacco tax to fund Medicaid expansion

Amid the hue and cry over Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed Medicaid revamp, an important point has been missing: It would not save very much money.Lik...

September 27th, 2016 |  


By The Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Sept. 27, the 271st day of 2016. There are 95 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sep...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Judges must understand: Climate rules are irrational

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear arguments in the litigation over President Barack Obama’s Clean Power P...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Credit for pursuing Wells Fargo

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has been getting a lot of notice for her tough questioning of Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, and that’s as it...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Hebrews 1:1-3 — God’s final word

Hebrews 1:1-3 — God’s final word

Humankind often finds itself in search for God, as seen in the life one of Israel’s ancient kings, “Then Zedekiah the king sent, and took ...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


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