Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:34:22 EST 1800 Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150916572/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2014. There are 13 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:43:04 EST PHS hosting two tournaments http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150928055/PHS-hosting-two-tournaments For the past several years Pineville has hosted the Pine Mountain Classic, a round-robin basketball tournament that starts just after Christmas. That tournament has grown to include six boys' teams and four girls' teams this... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:13:03 EST Panthers win 4th straight http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150927261/Panthers-win-4th-straight Jay Compton|Daily News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:56:02 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150915932/Community-Calendar To place an event 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). Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:02 EST Collett, Lions down MHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150927418/Collett-Lions-down-MHS Cody Collett turned in a brilliant shooting performance on Tuesday to lead Pineville to a 79-49 win over Middlesboro. The Mountain Lion senior guard hit 12 of 14 shots from the field, including 8 of 9 from three-point range, and all 11 of his free... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:37:03 EST Railsplitters No. 6 in NABC poll http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150925639/Railsplitters-No.-6-in-NABC-poll HARROGATE, Tenn. — The unbeaten Railsplitters (10-0) inched two steps closer to breaking back into the top five of the NABC/Division II coaches poll, moving from eighth to sixth in the fourth poll of the 2014-15 campaign, which was released by... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:21:04 EST Santa’s helpers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150919872/Santas-helpers Photos by Ray Welch|Daily News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:58:04 EST Middlesboro selected for free concert series http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150921287/Middlesboro-selected-for-free-concert-series Levitt Pavilions named Middlesboro as one of 10 small to mid-sized cities across America to win a Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Award of $25,000 in matching funds to present a free concert series at a pop-up park on Cumberland Avenue. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:56:03 EST McConnell wants to stop coal rules http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150921140/McConnell-wants-to-stop-coal-rules WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White House “crusade” was devastating his... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:10:05 EST Brown indicted for assault http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150920193/Brown-indicted-for-assault A Beverly man accused of assaulting three individuals at the Wilderness Road ATV Off-Road Park was indicted recently by the Bell County Grand Jury.Joshua Brown, 21, was indicted on three counts of second-degree assault. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:08:07 EST Middlesboro opts for technology assistance http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150915581/Middlesboro-opts-for-technology-assistance The Middlesboro School Board voted to accept a 2015 Kentucky Education Technology System Offer of Assistance for $10,271 during their board meeting on Tuesday. Funding for this came from the School Facilities Construction Commission. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:04:08 EST First State Financial announces promotions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150918179/First-State-Financial-announces-promotions Katherine Reese Capps, president and CEO of First State Financial, is pleased to announce the following promotions: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:03:06 EST New report argues for funding proven strategies http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150918772/New-report-argues-for-funding-proven-strategies Kentucky kindergarten- through 12th-grade schools may be getting by with current levels of funding — which are among the nation's deepest per-student cuts to education since the recession — but in order to realize the state's... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:00:04 EST Time to discuss financial preparations? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150918700/Time-to-discuss-financial-preparations During the holiday season, you no doubt have a lot going on in your life — work functions, gatherings with friends and neighbors, tracking down the elusive “perfect gift,” etc. But you may find it valuable to add one more event to... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:58:03 EST Shumate earns crematory operator designation http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/150918546/Shumate-earns-crematory-operator-designation Denise R. Shumate recently earned her Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) designation from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). The NFDA Certified Crematory Operator Program ™ is a voluntary certification program that helps funeral... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:57:04 EST Russia on the precipice http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150916482/Russia-on-the-precipice Russian President Vladimir Putin, who loves to strut on the world stage, appears intent on regaining his nation's lost stature. But the reality is that Russia is a nation in decline. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:34:06 EST Obama goes around Congress http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150916780/Obama-goes-around-Congress A new Obama executive order effectively legislates climate change. Not content with Congress's unwillingness to legislate on climate change to his expectations, the president issued a November 1, 2014, executive order that creates a de facto... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:33:03 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150889842/News-in-Brief Health exchange processes 100,000 in past month Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:31:06 EST $2M awarded to improve state health care http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150917229/$2M-awarded-to-improve-state-health-care Kentucky will receive up to $2,000,000 to design health care payment and service delivery models that will improve health care quality and lower costs, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia M. Burwell has announced. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:26:04 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150900549/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2014. There are 14 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:05:06 EST