Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:51:11 EST 1800 Grimes hypocritical on issue of standing up for state women http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4506789/Grimes-hypocritical-on-issue--of-standing-up-for-state-women On the campaign stump, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes constantly claims to be the one looking out for all Kentucky women in her bid to oust U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell this November. But she has repeatedly dodged... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cumberland Mountain Music Show set April 26 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/announcements-home_top-local_features-news/4517779/Cumberland-Mountain-Music-Show-set-April-26 Renowned bluegrass artists Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley will return from a month of touring overseas to present the acclaimed Cumberland Mountain Music Show April 26, 2014, in the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Cumberland Gap Convention Center... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Unemployment rates fall in 21 states last month http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4519560/Unemployment-rates-fall-in-21-states-last-month WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 2 shot while hunting in Clay County; 1 killed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4519601/2-shot-while-hunting-in-Clay-County;-1-killed MANCHESTER (AP) — Police say one man is dead and another injured after they were shot while hunting turkeys in eastern Kentucky. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Bible Thought — April 18 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-local_features/4508419/Daily-Bible-Thought--April-18 Accepting Jesus' death gives me life.You He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins. — Ephesians 2:1 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 18 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4506793/Today-in-History--April-18 By the Associated PressToday is Good Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady ‘Splitters blast 3 HRs in sweep at Mars Hill http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512500/Lady-Splitters-blast-3-HRs-in-sweep-at-Mars-Hill MARS HILL, N.C. — The Lady Railsplitters used three home runs and a pair of dazzling pitching performances to sweep the Mars Hill Lions in South Atlantic Conference softball action on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackets visit Hazard for All ‘A’ sectional http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4515310/Jackets-visit-Hazard-for-All-A-sectional Middlesboro heads to Hazard tonight for an All “A” sectional. The winner will advance to State All “A” Classic at Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington on May 3-4. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Lions dominant in district play http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4515765/Lady-Lions-dominant-in-district-play It's all coming together for the Pineville Lady Mountain Lions. They finished as 51st District runners up last season and made their return to the 13th Region Tournament. This year they've been at their best against district opponents and... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Young to NBA, Calipari awaits other decisions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512833/Young-to-NBA-Calipari-awaits-other-decisions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has been too busy promoting his latest book to reflect on last week's NCAA championship game loss to Connecticut. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell’s Morris makes junior All-Star team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512858/Bells-Morris-makes-junior-All-Star-team Bell County standout Maci Morris is among the 18 players named to the Kentucky Junior All-Star girls' team, which was announced on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Principals report to board http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4512883/Principals-report-to-board Middlesboro Independent School principals reported to the school board earlier this week at the regular monthly meeting. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Reality show star is new fitness instructor http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4511960/Reality-show-star-is-new-fitness-instructor Former reality television show contestant Ryan Kelley is the newest fitness instructor at In Shape Fitness in Tazewell. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rumored threat of shooters at CHS put to rest http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4511562/Rumored-threat-of-shooters-at-CHS-put-to-rest An alleged conspiracy between a couple of students to take guns to Claiborne High School (CHS) Thursday morning was stopped by school and law enforcement officials before the school day began. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cats causing problems in Pineville http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4508548/Cats-causing-problems-in-Pineville Pineville councilman Billy Robbins addressed the board about a potential cat problem in the area during the regular meeting on Monday. A substantial amount of cats have been seen around the Pineville area. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Candidate forms for ‘Voter’s Guide’ due April 22 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4511604/Candidate-forms-for-Voters-Guide-due-April-22 With the primary election on the horizon, the Middlesboro Daily News will publish a “Voter's Guide” special section. These mini biographies collected by the editorial department is a free service to any and all candidates who have... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Adoption Day helps find new homes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4472798/Adoption-Day-helps-find-new-homes Kelsey Gerhardt|Daily News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST State food charity recovers from scandal http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4507092/State-food-charity-recovers-from-scandal LOUISVILLE (AP) — Leaders at Kentucky Harvest say the organization is going strong more than a year after its founder was charged with taking money from a separate charity. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fire marshal investigating fatal cabin blaze http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4507625/Fire-marshal-investigating-fatal-cabin-blaze SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state fire marshal's office has taken over the investigation of a fatal blaze at a rental cabin in Sevierville. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST National Paper Clover Campaign supports Bell County 4-H youth http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-opinion_columns/4508410/National-Paper-Clover-Campaign-supports-Bell-County-4-H-youth The National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the fourth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST