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Elks Lodge donates to Boy Scouts

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Photo submittedMiddlesboro Elks Lodge No. 119 has helped support the local Boy Scouts of America for many years and was able to do so again this year thanks partly to a grant from their parent organization, the Elk’s Grand Lodge National Foundation. Elk President Mark Whited, right, recently presented the donation of $250 to Kirby Smith III, executive board member of the Boy Scouts Blue Grass Council.

 

Bell County fair exhibits announced

The Bell County Fair is scheduled Aug. 6-9 at the Bell County Fairgrounds in Fourmile. The fair exhibits will once again be sponsored by the Bell County Cooperative Extension Service and the Bell County Fair Board.The Bell County Fair Board will be paying premium money for first, second and third place ribbons.Below are the rules and divisions to enter items in for exhibit.RULESOpen classes are open to all exhi...

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Community Calendar

To place an announcement in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Moore; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro (behind Food City). Announcements should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If information is received in time, it will be published one or two days before the event. Announcements will not be accepted by phone. For more information, call 606-909-4145...

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News in brief

Appeals court upholds convictions in oil scamLOUISVILLE (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of two men who ran an oil-and-gas drilling scheme in which investors lost millions of dollars.The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals found no mistakes in the handling of the cases of 51-year-old former attorney Bryan Coffman and 60-year-old Tennessee businessman Gary Moss Milby. Both men were convicted in May 2011 of multiple charges of mail, wire and se...

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Mayes, Seal to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Rogers Mahyes, of Tazewell, Tenn., announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Mayes, to Travis Seal, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Seal, of Bean Station, Tenn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sterl and Mattie Bell Mayes and Mr. and Mrs. George and Cleo Yoakum. She is a 2000 graduate of Middlesboro High School in Middlesboro and a 2007 graduate of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tenn. She is presently employed as an advertising m...

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‘Plate it Up’ Cooking Class held

Photo submittedThe Bell County Cooperative Extension Service conducted a “Plate it Up” Cooking Class on July 8. Participants made Watermelon Tomato Salad. This program encourages healthy eating by increasing fruit and vegetable use in their recipes, providing different ideas on how to prepare foods grown in Kentucky. Pictured preparing the watermelon tomato salad are Barbara Wright and Roberta Dean. For more information on Extension programming or for recipe cards, cont...

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LMU-DCOM faculty member elected president of TOMA

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Dr. Gina DeFranco, associate professor of family medicine at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tennessee, has been elected president of the Tennessee Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA). DeFranco took office in May 2014 during TOMA’s Annual Convention and Scientific Seminar in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

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Locals graduate from Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG — University of the Cumberlands (UC) conferred 649 degrees for the 2014 graduation. Of those, there were 242 baccalaureate degrees, 148 master’s degrees, one education specialist and 14 doctorate degrees. Rufus M. Friday, president and publisher of the Lexington Herald Leader, gave the commencement speech.Local students who graduated from UC included:Lisa Akers, of Middlesboro, Master of Education degree as a reading and writing specialist. She i...

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