Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Mon, 2 Mar 2015 08:04:07 EST 1800 What do you want from me? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095149/What-do-you-want-from-me (Micah 6:8) “Mankind, He has told you what is good and what it is the Lord requires of you: to act justly, to love faithfulness, and to walk humbly with your God.” Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:00:34 EST God’s creation: Let it snow http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152094931/Gods-creation:-Let-it-snow I love the snow. Yes, it's a hassle to get around in and can be dangerous if you're not careful. I got stuck in it twice last week, almost gave myself a hernia shoveling, and even fell on the ice in the middle of Cumberland Avenue. I... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:46:06 EST Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152053156/Pet-of-the-Week Meet Tina! She is a 6-month-old grey longhair mix available from the Bell County Animal Shelter. Tina is sweet, loves attention and likes to rub on her human's leg. Her adoption fee is $70. If you are interested in meeting Tina or any other of... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:40:33 EST Justified freely in Jesus Christ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095244/Justified-freely-in-Jesus-Christ (Romans 4:1-25) “Salvation” is a broad term and includes all that God does for the believer in Christ, while “Justification” is a legal term describing our perfect standing before God in the righteousness of Christ. In Romans... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:30:33 EST Reflections of wintertime http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095432/Reflections-of-wintertime As I sit typing this, it is eight below zero with six inches of snow outside. I don't live in Alaska; I live in Indiana. Most people of the Northeastern United States would gladly trade our six inches of snow for what they have on the ground in... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:05:35 EST Corporations shouldn’t get pass on local option sales tax http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152091048/Corporations-shouldnt-get-pass-on-local-option-sales-tax Large, profitable corporations are now saying they shouldn't have to pay their share if the legislature moves forward with putting a local option sales tax on the ballot, according to an Associated Press story. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:45:37 EST Weight loss journey: Part II http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152069998/Weight-loss-journey:-Part-II Weight loss surgery did not change Elizabeth's character or personality; it allowed her body shape and overall health to be different. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:45:33 EST MSHA announces results of impact inspections http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152090922/MSHA-announces-results-of-impact-inspections ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced that federal inspectors issued 176 citations, eight orders and one safeguard during special impact inspections conducted at 13 coal mines... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:40:33 EST Teacher pension fund shortfall http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152077977/Teacher-pension-fund-shortfall When it comes to the growing shortfall in the pension fund for Kentucky's teachers, some lawmakers in Frankfort these days sound a lot like J. Wellington Wimpy, better known as “Wimpy” from the old Popeye cartoons. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:35:33 EST (No heading) http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152078226/ By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2015. There are 306 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:40:32 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152087809/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 Feb 2015 00:00:33 EST 3 in a row for Lady Cats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152104364/3-in-a-row-for-Lady-Cats For the third year in a row the Bell County Lady Cats are the 52nd District champions. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:45:33 EST Lions can’t hold off Tigers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152105219/Lions-cant-hold-off-Tigers With an effective press and great 3-point shooting, the Barbourville Tigers appeared to have everything going in their favor with a 15-point lead in the first quarter. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:45:31 EST Middlesboro first responder http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152091635/Middlesboro-first-responder Our paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical situations. People's lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care in sometimes stressful and dangerous settings. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:15:31 EST Wildlife center to bring visitors http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152093647/Wildlife-center-to-bring-visitors The Appalachian Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is proceeding with its plan to build the Appalachian Wildlife Center in Bell County. The Wildlife Center will be developed on 12,000 acres that includes reclaimed mine land and forest land. AWF is now in... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:31 EST Outside noise not distracting top-ranked UK http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152095813/Outside-noise-not-distracting-top-ranked-UK Kentucky is three games away from achieving a perfect regular season and an unblemished mark in the Southeastern Conference. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:30 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152047080/News-in-Brief Senate approves transgender bathrooms in public schoolsFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's state Senate voted to force transgender students to use separate bathrooms in the state's public schools. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:32 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152069629/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:40:37 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152066602/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). Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:33 EST Jackets give Bears a scare http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152084704/Jackets-give-Bears-a-scare With two wins over Middlesboro during the regular season by an average margin of 52.5 points, the Harlan County Black Bears entered their 52nd District Tournament matchup Thursday against the Jackets as the poster boys for overconfidence. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:05:35 EST