Traditionally, on the eve of Home Craft Days at Mountain Empire Community College, musicians gather to set the mood for the weekend festival hosted for more than 40 years by the college in Big Stone Gap, Va.
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The Kentucky State Police held an active shooter survival training session at Pineville High School on Monday. The course, which was about three hours long, was set up to teach school personnel how to handle potential situations in the event a shooter...
The Middlesboro man who helped organize the minority veteran community by forming the “Middlesboro Appalachian Region Black Veteran Association” will be inducted into the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame on Thursday. Samuel R. Coleman...
As we approach Halloween, a common theme around town includes zombies and the potential for the end of the world. Local author Robbie Howerton entertains this twisted idea in his newest book The Apocalypse.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 200,000 people are hospitalized each year from complications of influenza (flu) and an average of 23,000 die annually.
6 state community colleges receiving grantFRANKFORT (AP) — The federal government has awarded $10 million to six Kentucky community colleges to support training programs.
WASHINGTON — Last winter brought frigid temperatures to many parts of the United States. Electric grid reliability concerns were widespread, and electricity prices surged.
Middlesboro ARH Hospital invites ladies in the community to its women's health series titled Lunch & Learn. The series begins at noon on Thursday in the hospital classroom, located near the MRI entrance at the back of the hospital.
NEW YORK (AP) — How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day?
Luther and Ann Moyers, of Middlesboro, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They were married on Oct. 12, 1954. Luther will also celebrate his 83rd birthday on Oct. 13.
The P-38 Glacier Girl is an astounding story with its heart right here in Middlesboro. Most of you probably know the story; she was found in a glacier after crash landing during WW2.
(Daniel 2:28-35) A debate that has spanned much the past 100 years. In short, the discussion has been over the reliability of the historical information found on the pages and in the stories of the Bible. Some historians have suggested, others have...
Payton is a male blonde Chihuahua mix, available at the Bell County Animal Shelter. He is a 12-week-old attention-loving puppy. Payton is very friendly and knows no stranger. His adoption fee is $45 for the month of October, which is...
Which promise would be more exciting for an eight year old boy? That his dad would show him how to clean his room correctly or that dad was going to bring home a new bicycle? I believe everyone would agree that the bicycle promise would bring a...
The body of Willis Anthony Dixon was found Saturday in the mountains at Nolansburg by a landowner.Dixon, 40, was last seen around 1 a.m. Wednesday in the Nolansburg area. A Golden Alert was issued.
FRANKFORT – Hunters and trappers are encouraged to visit the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' website for important updates to the 2014-15 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide including:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest flight attendants union says it wants airline passengers to return to stowing cellphones and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, but the group's arguments didn't seem to fly...
KNOXVILLE — Dr. Michael Ruth, author of “Memory of a Miner,” is delighted to share this memoir of his father, Carl Ruth, an old-school coal miner – and natural-born storyteller – who mined in Harlan County between 1931...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company says it has discovered errors in its measurement of television viewing that incorrectly showed people were watching one network when in fact they were tuned in to another.
The major news to come out of this month's meeting of the Harlan County Outdoor Recreation Board Authority is that the Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area is getting a little larger.
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The first annual Backyard Barbecue Blues Bluegrass Block Party at the Bell is scheduled for today and event organizers say it will go on rain or shine.
International Dairy Queen is reporting that hundreds of its DQ® locations throughout the country, including one in Middlesboro, were the victim of hackers during about a three-week period in August.
A father and his son were indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury recently after they allegedly entered a Middlesboro home with the intent to commit a crime.