Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Fri, 29 May 2015 12:27:11 EST 1800 Ky. near bottom in caring for oldest residents http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153786750/Ky.-near-bottom-in-caring-for-oldest-residents Another nationwide study has Kentucky ranked near the bottom in a critical quality of life area. In this case, it is caring for the health of its oldest residents. Fri, 29 May 2015 12:20:35 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153772712/News-in-Brief 1 killed in accident at surface mine in E.Ky.PHELPS (AP) — Officials say a surface coal miner has died in an accident in eastern Kentucky. Fri, 29 May 2015 12:10:33 EST Freshwater mussels make the area special http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153766633/Freshwater-mussels-make-the-area-special If you've fished or floated either the Clinch or Powell rivers, you've no doubt seen shells lying around in shallow water. These are from freshwater mussels, and these two river systems have one of the highest varieties of mussel species... Fri, 29 May 2015 11:35:35 EST Call for quilts, quilters http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153742058/Call-for-quilts-quilters Dr. Pearlie M. Johnson, of the Department of Pan-African Studies and Art History at the University of Louisville, is conducting a research project on Kentucky quilters and their quilts and/or family quilts. Fri, 29 May 2015 08:15:34 EST Be ‘water smart’ for healthier kidneys http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153742069/Be-water-smart-for-healthier-kidneys One of the best ways you can keep your kidneys healthy is by being “water smart.” This means drinking the right amount of water for you. Fri, 29 May 2015 08:15:32 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153766091/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, May 29, the 149th day of 2015. There are 216 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:38 EST Helping the area’s needy children http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/153688792/Helping-the-areas-needy-children SHARPS CHAPEL, Tenn. — The 2015 ROHO Fishing Tournament is officially in the books and will go down as one of the best ever. That is the word that came from club officials following the recent event which raised nearly $33,000 dollars from the... Thu, 28 May 2015 23:45:31 EST The 52nd District http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153782055/The-52nd-District Anthony Cloud|Daily News Thu, 28 May 2015 22:10:32 EST Nations to vote for FIFA president http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153781286/Nations-to-vote-for-FIFA-president FIFA's 209 members are expected to elect President Sepp Blatter to a fifth term Friday, based on statements in recent months issued by continental confederations, despite a string of scandals including the indictment of nine soccer officials... Thu, 28 May 2015 21:35:31 EST Galyon earns accolade http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153772208/Galyon-earns-accolade NORMAN, Okla. — Lincoln Memorial University senior Braden Galyon (Powell, Tenn.) has been selected to the PING/NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region team, which is voted on by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Thu, 28 May 2015 20:25:32 EST Cancer society paints town http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153767411/Cancer-society-paints-town Middlesboro is turning purple for a great cause. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:50:31 EST Miracle, Brown win 5K http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153775819/Miracle-Brown-win-5K Photo courtesy of Pinnacle SportsMitchell Miracle, left, and Kelly Brown were the top male and female runners in the 2015 Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival 5K Run/Walk. Over 70 runners and walkers participated in the event. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:40:31 EST Challengers await American Pharoah http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153776742/Challengers-await-American-Pharoah Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah figures to have nine challengers when he runs in the Belmont Stakes next week, trying to become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:30:31 EST A life of service http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153741300/A-life-of-service Middlesboro City Police Department Sgt. Eddie Myers has served the area as a member of law enforcement for 15 years. During those years, he learned many things which impacted his job as a public servant and influenced his daily life as a police... Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:34 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153753155/News-in-Brief MSHA announces results of April impact inspections Thu, 28 May 2015 16:15:32 EST Clerks elect slusher http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153770143/Clerks-elect-slusher Bell County Circuit Court Clerk Colby Slusher is the new president of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks. He was elected to office by his fellow circuit clerks during the 2015 Circuit Court Clerks Spring College that took place May 4-5... Thu, 28 May 2015 14:40:32 EST Fine increase for rushing fields http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153771791/Fine-increase-for-rushing-fields DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004.Now, a decade later, those penalties are going up. Way up. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:35:31 EST Thibodeau fired as Bulls coach http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153771277/Thibodeau-fired-as-Bulls-coach CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau on Thursday, saying a change was needed from the strong-willed coach who took his team to the playoffs in each of his five seasons. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:30:31 EST TWRA announces long-term funding http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153766820/TWRA-announces-long-term-funding The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), the Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GADNR) joined U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and leaders from the Tennessee Valley Authority in an announcement to provide... Thu, 28 May 2015 12:35:31 EST The ‘buzz’ about bees http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153580339/The-buzz-about-bees Although the “buzz” about bee declines makes headlines, excites public concern and warrants a White House Task Force on the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, bees are still in jeopardy. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:30:40 EST