Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:38:42 EST 1800 Wildcats could get to 5 wins this fall http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50102406/Wildcats-could-get-to-5-wins-this-fall Are you ready for some college football?Well, I am and I have my annual fearless forecast for the 2014 Wildcats ready. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cordia hit hard by KHSAA sanctions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50103053/Cordia-hit-hard-by-KHSAA-sanctions Cordia High School has been hit hard by sanctions from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association for violating a litany of bylaws dealing with transfers, eligibility of players, financial aid and illegal practices within the boys' basketball... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — July 29 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50087986/Today-in-History--July-29 By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Bible Thought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50086680/Daily-Bible-Thought Through prayer, we have instant access to our Father.Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Southern Nationals finale Saturday at Taz Speedway http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50095416/Southern-Nationals-finale-Saturday-at-Taz-Speedway TAZEWELL, Tenn. — For the tenth straight year, Tazewell Speedway will host the final race of the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals presented by Old Man's Garage. The 10-race, thirteen day miniseries will conclude on Saturday with a 53-lap,... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Jackets hard at work http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50098231/Lady-Jackets-hard-at-work Being without a permanent head coach hasn't kept the Middlesboro Lady Jackets from working hard to get ready for this fall's basketball season. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UK, Harlan legend ‘Wah Wah’ Jones passes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50092078/UK-Harlan-legend-Wah-Wah-Jones-passes An All American in both football and basketball in the 1940s who had the distinction of playing for both Adolph Rupp and Bear Bryant, Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones was perhaps the greatest athlete in University of Kentucky history and the most... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ducky Dash slated for Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50088777/Ducky-Dash-slated-for-Saturday This weekend, downtown Middlesboro is preparing to celebrate those qualities that make America great. Throughout the day on Saturday there will be live music on the City Hall parking lot at Lothbury and North 20th Street, along with a solemn... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pineville graduate returns as administrator http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50087076/Pineville-graduate-returns-as-administrator For Pineville native Russell Thompson, this school year will be different than many he has experienced in the past. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Strong storms strike surrounding counties http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50089383/Strong-storms-strike-surrounding-counties Considering the storms that took place in surrounding areas, it appears as though Bell County lucked out on Sunday. According to Bell County Emergency Management Director Ben Barnett, the majority of the storms missed the county. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tornado sweeps through Claiborne, Campbell, destroys homes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50094177/Tornado-sweeps-through-Claiborne-Campbell-destroys-homes A path of destruction was left behind after severe storms and a tornado swept through Claiborne County Sunday evening. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell County fair exhibits announced http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50088016/Bell-County-fair-exhibits-announced The Bell County Fair is scheduled Aug. 6-9 at the Bell County Fairgrounds in Fourmile. The fair exhibits will once again be sponsored by the Bell County Cooperative Extension Service and the Bell County Fair Board. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elks Lodge donates to Boy Scouts http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50087913/Elks-Lodge-donates-to-Boy-Scouts Photo submitted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Friends of Cumberland Gap NHP receives grant http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50087796/Friends-of-Cumberland-Gap-NHP-receives-grant The Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (NHP) is one of 23 national parks or supporting organizations selected to receive a 2014 Impact Grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50090478/Community-Calendar To place an announcement 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). Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kentucky youth works his way into showbiz http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/entertainment/50090136/Kentucky-youth-works-his-way-into-showbiz CADIZ (AP) — Anyone who has ever sat down to watch TV has, at some point, seen something on that screen that made them think, “Wow, that's cool, I wish I could do that.” Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50087729/Not-in-my-backyard:-US-sending-dirty-coal-abroad NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50087708/Sarah-Palin-launches-online-subscription-channel NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Sharknado’ sequel has bite, lots of laughs http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/entertainment/50087672/Sharknado-sequel-has-bite-lots-of-laughs NEW YORK (AP) — Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Armed response not a job for educators http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50087003/Armed-response-not-a-job-for-educators Arming teachers to respond to deadly attacks is an unsettling concept.Gov. Jay Nixon on July 14 vetoed legislation that would permit educators who specifically are trained for armed response to carry concealed weapons. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST