Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:23:05 EST 1800 Jackets win All ‘A’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152629673/Jackets-win-All-A WILLIAMSBURG — The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets cruised to a 19-1 win at Williamsburg on Saturday to win their second straight 13th Region All “A” champion. It marks the sixth time in the last seven years MHS has won the... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:20:31 EST Enjoying God http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152603172/Enjoying-God A man went to the doctor's office for a checkup. The doctor came back with a grave look on his face and said, “Well, there's no reason you can't live a normal life as long as you don't try to enjoy it.” Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:00:33 EST The road to the cross http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152603135/The-road-to-the-cross (Isaiah 53 and Matthew 26) This weekend marks the beginning of the most significant week in the life of the church. As much as Christians look forward to and enjoy the celebration of Christmas, the celebration of Easter, or better Resurrection, gives... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:45:35 EST 6 characteristics of a Christ-like mind http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152603153/6-characteristics-of-a-Christ-like-mind Six times the NT describes or implies what the Christian's mind is to be like. From these six we can derive six adjectives that describe God's ideal for your mind. First, a Christ-like mind is alive, “For to be carnally minded is... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:45:32 EST Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152599968/Pet-of-the-Week Meet Wesley! He is a 1-year-old male Chihuahua available from the Bell County Animal Shelter. Wesley is very sweet and loves to be petted. His adoption fee is $70. Wesley is up-to-date on shots and is neutered. If you are interested in meeting Wesley... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:30:34 EST Williamson awarded Educator of the Year http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152533632/Williamson-awarded-Educator-of-the-Year Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) has announced that Dr. John Williamson, associate professor/chair of OB/GYN and director of international medicine, has been awarded the George W. Northup Educator of the... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:35:32 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152576692/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, March 28, the 87th day of 2015. There are 278 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:45 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152598052/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). Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:35 EST Panthers pound Washburn http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152615138/Panthers-pound-Washburn HARROGATE, Tenn. — It was a cold Friday evening at the ballpark, but the Cumberland Gap Panthers were swinging some hot sticks as they rolled up 20 hits in a 25-1 romp over Washburn. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:50:34 EST Cats overwhelm WVU, 78-39 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152605925/Cats-overwhelm-WVU-78-39 CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:00:32 EST UK’s Malone enjoying anonymity http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152605953/UKs-Malone-enjoying-anonymity The name rings a bell. It's OK, you can laugh about it. Sam Malone totally gets it. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:32 EST Tyndall out as Vols’ basketball coach http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152605828/Tyndall-out-as-Vols-basketball-coach KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee fired men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, though athletic director Dave Hart says the university never would have hired him if they knew the details of his unethical conduct at Southern... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:31 EST Harrogate BMA handles problem property complaints http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152604598/Harrogate-BMA-handles-problem-property-complaints The Harrogate Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) spent a good deal of time last week handling several issues with problem properties, some of which have been ongoing for a protracted length of time. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:40:33 EST Jail budget discussed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152603193/Jail-budget-discussed Two special called meetings of the Bell County Fiscal Court were conducted by Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock in Pineville this week. Items on the agenda were the hiring of county staff and the jail budget. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:20:31 EST Local writing gives roots http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152451954/Local-writing-gives-roots Students at Middlesboro Elementary School were given some tips to improve their writing by George Ella Lyon recently. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:45:32 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152586308/News-in-Brief Potential billion-dollar verdict rests on disputed deadline Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:40:32 EST Committee transparency short-lived http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152584454/Committee-transparency-short-lived A motion approved just last month by the Claiborne Commission was to have made information from the various county committee meetings a bit more transparent to the general public via oral summations given during the monthly commission... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:40:31 EST Help feed the hungry with wild game http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152576574/Help-feed-the-hungry-with-wild-game A bill sponsored by State Sen. Robin Webb, D-Grayson, should result in nonprofit organizations that feed the hungry (receiving) more of something they now rarely receive: fresh meat in the form of wild game killed by Kentucky hunters. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:30:41 EST Time to think about spring weather safety http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152598933/Time-to-think-about-spring-weather-safety After record snowfall and bitterly cold temperatures, most Kentuckians welcome the transition into spring. Still, changeable weather is one of the harbingers of the season, and often it comes in the form of high winds and blustery conditions. Even... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:30:39 EST 11th annual passion play slated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152598976/11th-annual-passion-play-slated Courtesy photo Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:30:38 EST