Pineville council meets

Pineville council meets

The Pineville City Council met recently and the meeting was called to order by Mayor Scott Madon. The first order of business was the rendering of the...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Jail topic at fiscal court

Jail topic at fiscal court

The Bell County Detention Center and its operations were some of the main topics during the recent meeting of the Bell County Fiscal Court.Bell County...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Grimes makes official Ky. voter turnout in 2016 presidential election

FRANKFORT — Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes confirmed Tuesday that nearly 60 percent of Kentucky voters cast ballots in last November...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


By Adam BeamAssociated Press

FRANKFORT (AP) — In Kentucky, where a DUI conviction can only be held against you for 10 years, some state lawmakers want to make sure the court...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bill would make colleges compete for state funding

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky’s public colleges and universities would have to compete against each other for shrinking state tax dollars unde...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Committee OKs bill making it easier for felons to get jobs

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentuckians trying to overcome their criminal past could no longer be automatically denied occupational licenses under legislat...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Harlan Co. coal mines sold to Georgia company

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has sold its mining assets in Harlan County, Kentucky, to a Georgia company that plans t...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Miss Southeast 2017 crowned

Miss Southeast 2017 crowned

Bell County native and Middlesboro campus student Megan Lawson was crowned Miss Southeast 2017 in this year’s pageant, held on Feb. 18 at Harlan...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Bill would split local government pension funds from KRSFRANKFORT (AP) — Local government pension funds would break away from the Kentucky Retir...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Spay Day USA is coming up

Spay Day USA is coming up

Friends of the Bell County Animal Shelter want to bring focus to Spay Day USA, Feb. 28.The Humane Society of the United States website says state the ...

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