Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:42:42 EST 1800 Jobless rates down in 117 counties in June http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50059312/Jobless-rates-down-in-117-counties-in-June FRANKFORT — Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/announcements/50057280/News-in-brief Appeals court upholds convictions in oil scamLOUISVILLE (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of two men who ran an oil-and-gas drilling scheme in which investors lost millions of dollars. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bible Thought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50021552/Bible-Thought I will rescue you…, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm.— Exodus 6:6 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The importance of worshipping God http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50038726/The-importance-of-worshipping-God When an important decision is in the works, we all wish we could hear a voice from heaven or have some solid assurance that we are doing the right thing. Sometimes our confirmation that we are on the right track comes in an overwhelming sense of... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Why incumbents keep getting reelected http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50050422/Why-incumbents-keep-getting-reelected It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating. In June, a Gallup poll found members' standing with the American people at a historic... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Experience already paying off for Bobcats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50049671/Experience-already-paying-off-for-Bobcats The Bell County Bobcats were a team very short on experience at this time last year. They had graduated a large class of seniors and were working against the clock to get unproven new starters ready at several key positions. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Panthers will have new look on offense http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50051625/Panthers-will-have-new-look-on-offense HARROGATE, Tenn. — In the eleven years since the school came into existence, offensive football at Cumberland Gap has pretty well be synonymous with the spread formation. The school has produced it's share of standout quarterbacks in a... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Construction ongoing at Commonwealth Stadium http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50046860/Construction-ongoing-at-Commonwealth-Stadium LEXINGTON (AP) — The $110 million construction project at the University of Kentucky's Commonwealth Stadium will continue through the upcoming football season with the goal of finishing renovations before the 2015 kickoff. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pineville test scores increase by 3 points http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50016611/Pineville-test-scores-increase-by-3-points Pineville Independent School Board received word at their meeting Monday that several areas of standardized test scores have been on the rise from previous year's scores including unofficial ACT scores which raised nearly 3 points. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Vision for Him’ event slated Friday, Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50035008/Vision-for-Him-event-slated-Friday-Saturday The Wilderness Trail ATV Off-Road Park, located along U.S. 119, will play host to the Vision for Him event on Friday and Saturday. The event, which will consist of contemporary rock concerts and public speakers, is free of charge. There will also be... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Revis charged with drug trafficking http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50044868/Revis-charged-with-drug-trafficking The Kentucky State Police arrested an Arjay man on Tuesday after allegedly finding about $6,000 in cash, guns and drugs inside his home. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Three-phase asphalt project begins today http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50043371/Three-phase-asphalt-project-begins-today FRANKFORT — Phase one of a three-phase asphalt resurfacing project will begin today at the K7 74/KY 2079 intersection along Cumberland Avenue in Middlesboro, closing the intersection at 3 p.m. through Aug. 7. Work will proceed on a 24/7 schedule... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell-Whitley helps create bathroom for family http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50035617/Bell-Whitley-helps-create-bathroom-for-family Some people wish for a million of dollars. Shirley Mace simply wished for a handicap accessible bathroom for her husband. Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency helped that wish come true. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50012617/News-in-brief Grimes jabs McConnell on jobs issue in new TV ad Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Flying with kids? Be organized http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/307054/Flying-with-kids-Be-organized I'm happy to announce I'm featured in American Airways magazine this month! With that good news I thought I'd write about flying with little ones. Now that vacation time in full swing and if you plan to fly with your kids, here are... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woolum to oversee Zandale Banking Center as branch manager http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle/344368/Woolum-to-oversee-Zandale-Banking-Center-as-branch-manager LEXINGTON — Traditional Bank welcomes Shawn Woolum as a branch manager and loan officer for its Lexington market. Woolum will oversee lending and deposit operations at the new Zandale Banking Center set to open this fall. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Main Street Pineville preps for KidsFest http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/331577/Main-Street-Pineville-preps-for-KidsFest Main Street Pineville has been hard at work preparing for what Director Jacob Roan hopes to be the best KidsFest yet. KidsFest is scheduled to take place on July 31. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST WellCare responds to negative allegations http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/318287/WellCare-responds-to-negative-allegations On Monday, representatives from WellCare released a statement to the Daily News in reference to some allegations made by local hospital CEOs during State Auditor Adam Edelen's forum for rural hospitals. WellCare refuted statements made regarding... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST AD, basketball positions still open at MHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/337038/AD-basketball-positions-still-open-at-MHS It's been a year of change for many of the sports programs at Middlesboro High School and with the start of the school year just around the corner a few key positions have yet to be filled. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lincoln School Reunion held over weekend http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/326536/Lincoln-School-Reunion-held-over-weekend The Lincoln Class of 1958 held a reunion in Middlesboro this weekend. Festivities kicked off on Thursday and lasted throughout the weekend. Festivities included dinner, dancing, a talent show and the crowning of Mr. and Mrs. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST