Scouts from Middlesboro, Corbin and London were busy this past Saturday at the Middlesboro/Bell County Airport completing their Aviation Merit Badges.Having previously completed two weekends of ground school, this was the weekend they took to the sky.Two pilots from Tazewell and two from Middlesboro offered their planes, fuel and flying skills to allow each boy a chance to fly and experience hands-on control of an aircraft.As a bonus, Danny Spurlock took each boy for a tour of our local area in his helicopter.In addition to earning the merit badge, each Scout also earned the Experimental Aviation Association’s (EAA) Young Eagle Award.
Christ’s resurrection is cause for our celebration.He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. — Matthew 28:6
Our forefathers paid a lot more attention to natural events than we do now. They had no radio, TV or newspaper to provide weather trends, so they looked to nature to tell them when to plant beans or when to strip hickory bark for chair bottoms.One thing they watched for was when plants bloomed or leafed out.For instance, when forsythia blooms it’s a good time to plant beets, lettuce, onions, spinach, peas and radish.When the service berry tree blooms (al...
The Middlesboro Lions Club met for lunch on April 4 to participate in the Lions World Lunch Relay, through Lions Clubs International. The first lunch started at noon in Australia, and continued for 24 hours around the world.Thousands of Lions Clubs across the globe met at noon to bring out as many family and friends as possible for food, fun and fellowship bringing awareness to the Lions Clubs and their efforts in each respective location.Photos were taken of the attende...
You can’t boast in Jesus while you’re preoccupied with yourself.We also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 5:11
Renowned bluegrass artists Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley will return from a month of touring overseas to present the acclaimed Cumberland Mountain Music Show April 26, 2014, in the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Cumberland Gap Convention Center in Cumberland Gap, Tenn.Featuring the music and heritage of mountain people, the Cumberland Mountain Music Show is a live family-friendly show including gospel, bluegrass and country music and down-home comedy. Besides Bradley and Gul...
Accepting Jesus’ death gives me life.You He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins. — Ephesians 2:1
The National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the fourth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4-H programming in each of the communities where a TSC is located.“We are so fortunate to have a Tractor Supply store in our county, and Bell County 4-H is blessed by the support of our community...
Fred and Velma Lipps are celebrating their 50th wedding...
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Bolton, of Harrogate, Tenn.,...
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