New board members sworn in

New board members sworn in

The Middlesboro Board of Education has welcomed new board members Traci Barnett, Teresa Brown and Charla Costanzo. They were sworn in before the meeti...

January 18th, 2017 |  


States sue to block Obama coal mining rule

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 12 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama’s administratio...

January 18th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Auto manufacturer adding 100 jobs in W. Ky.FULTON (AP) — An automotive company in western Kentucky is expanding its operation and adding 100 job...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Study finds global warming could steal postcard-perfect days

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-k...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who ki...

January 18th, 2017 |  


New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as the election outcome intensifies America’s abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Shoffner & Mars, LLC to purchase Middlesboro Days Inn

Shoffner & Mars, LLC to purchase Middlesboro Days Inn

MIDDLESBORO — Shoffner & Mars, LLC announced Wednesday its intent to purchase the Middlesboro Days Inn. With its unique location at 1623 Cum...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Free pap screenings will be offered at participating ARH clinics Jan. 23-27

Free pap screenings will be offered at participating ARH clinics Jan. 23-27

Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. The good news is cervical cancer is virtually always preventabl...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Original KFC still draws the crowds in

CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — The original Kentucky Fried Chicken still draws them in, just as it has for the last 76 years.Back in 1930, Harland Sanders o...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Truck driver arrested for drugs

Truck driver arrested for drugs

A Tennessee man was arrested on drug and other charges in Middlesboro Monday morning.According to a citation from the Kentucky State Police Commercial...

January 17th, 2017 |