Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:16:47 EST 1800 Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153150152/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2015. There are 247 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:40 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/153149909/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). Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:34 EST MHS goes down swinging http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153169325/MHS-goes-down-swinging Middlesboro's run in the State All “A” Softball Classic in Owensboro came to an end on Saturday with a wild eight-inning 11-10 loss to Somerset. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:40:37 EST Morris headlines All-SEKC basketball teams http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153158453/Morris-headlines-All-SEKC-basketball-teams Bell County's Maci Morris and Clay County's Blake Smith brought home player of the year honors last week at the Southeastern Kentucky Conference's annual basketball awards banquet at Pine Mountain State Resort Park. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:40:35 EST ‘Splitters ousted from SAC tourney http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153170200/Splitters-ousted-from-SAC-tourney FOREST CITY, N.C. — Will Albertson delivered the game-winning RBIs in the top of the fifth with a three-run home run and top-seeded Catawba's (37-10) bullpen survived a late surge to knock off the fourth-seeded Railsplitters (24-22) 9-7 in... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:40:32 EST Murder investigation into man’s death http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153160636/Murder-investigation-into-mans-death TAZEWELL, Tenn. — A Springdale man was found dead in his home over the weekend, the victim of a shooting.According to Claiborne County Sheriff David Ray, Major Lee Bray, 51, was found Saturday afternoon. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:55:31 EST Bears invade park http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153148719/Bears-invade-park Cumberland Gap National Historical Park was filled with hands-on experiences, learning and growls this weekend during the Back the BEARS event.More than 700 students from Tri-State schools were signed up to visit the park. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:50:36 EST Grand jury indicts Hale http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153154339/Grand-jury-indicts-Hale A Middlesboro teenager was recently indicted on a robbery charge by the Bell County Grand Jury.Melvin Lyndell Hale, 19, was indicted for second-degree robbery, a Class C felony. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:50:33 EST Walking to cure cancer http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153148737/Walking-to-cure-cancer William S. Tribell | Daily NewsRelay For Life's Planet Pink Walkers make their way to the Arthur Museum in Middlesboro, supporting a cancer free world Friday afternoon. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:30:32 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153123129/News-in-Brief Dog reunited with Utah family after 2 years apartOGDEN, Utah (AP) — A dog has been reunited with a Utah family, two years after it went missing in Lexington, Kentucky. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:05:33 EST A portion of KY 3485 in Bell Co. to be closed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153153975/A-portion-of-KY-3485-in-Bell-Co.-to-be-closed MANCHESTER — A portion of KY 3485 in Bell County (mile points 0-3) will be closed beginning through May 1 at 9 p.m. The lane closure is necessary to allow KYTC crews to perform a slide repair. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:00:33 EST Lunch & Learn health series set http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153154175/Lunch--Learn-health-series-set Middlesboro ARH Hospital's women's health series, Lunch & Learn, will take place on April 30 in the hospital classroom, located near the MRI entrance at the back of the hospital. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:00:32 EST Lmu presents Musical Theatre Magic http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/153154810/Lmu-presents-Musical-Theatre-Magic HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will present Musical Theatre Magic at 7:30 p.m. on April 29 in the Sam and Sue Mars Performing Arts Center in the Duke Hall of Citizenship. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:55:33 EST ‘Wander the Wilderness’ bus tour http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/153155340/Wander-the-Wilderness-bus-tour BIG STONE GAP, Va. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park is offering a unique opportunity to take a ride through history with one of the region's leading historians. On May 9, join Dr. Lawrence Fleenor and museum staff for... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:55:31 EST HCHS nips Jackets, 2-1 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153157829/HCHS-nips-Jackets-2-1 HARLAN — Gage Burkhart worked the Harlan County Black Bears out of trouble from the mound in the top of the seventh inning, then won it at the plate in the bottom of the inning as the Bears clinched the top seed in next month's 52nd... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:45:31 EST EPA rules for coal-fired power plants http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153150130/EPA-rules-for-coal-fired-power-plants Even if the odds are against you, sometimes it is important to make your case. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:55:42 EST Common Core standards http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/153149745/Common-Core-standards There's been a lot of discussion about how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are moving Kentucky education forward. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:55:38 EST MLT to present ‘Cakewalk in the Sky’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153117368/MLT-to-present-Cakewalk-in-the-Sky When Ben Harney arrived in Middlesborough in 1890, he never anticipated that this little mountain town would inspire a musical genre. In an early Indiana newspaper interview, Harney claimed that it was a “typical mountain mining town, the center... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:25:31 EST Jesus and flea market gifts http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153119769/Jesus-and-flea-market-gifts (Malachi 1:6-10) For eleven studies we've been looking into those prophets who did not say much but had much to say. A contradiction? No, just an observation. These are the Minor Prophets, the men who contributed the last twelve books of the Old... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:00:33 EST Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153097883/Pet-of-the-Week Meet Monte! He is a 6-month-old male boxer mix available from the Bell County Animal Shelter. He weighs 40 pounds. Monte is a sweet, very friendly, playful and loves attention. He is looking for his forever home. His adoption fee is $70. Monte is... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:45:33 EST