Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Wed, 1 Apr 2015 21:36:01 EST 1800 Miracle arrested on theft charge http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152689694/Miracle-arrested-on-theft-charge A Pineville man was arrested on Tuesday after being accused of selling stolen property.Kentucky State Police Trooper George Howard charged Kevin Miracle, 26, with receiving stolen property under $10,000. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:55:32 EST Moist vote sought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152685349/Moist-vote-sought A petition has been launched in Middlesboro to put the “moist vote” on the ballot. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:50:31 EST Republican budget games http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152657199/Republican-budget-games Congress generally has little trouble achieving broad agreement on defense spending. One reason is a well-established and, indeed, almost reflexive belief that throwing more money at the Pentagon will solve the security challenges that America faces. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:10:34 EST Keeping projects on time, budget http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152685871/Keeping-projects-on-time-budget Governing is about setting priorities, and a good example of that is the Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12, in East Tennessee. One of my priorities has been keeping large government construction projects on time and on budget, including the Uranium... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:45:36 EST New vehicle registration saves time http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152556325/New-vehicle-registration-saves-time FRANKFORT — Some time- and cost-saving changes to Kentucky's vehicle registration system are being implemented in county clerk offices across the Commonwealth. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:05:34 EST Bell back on track http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152663959/Bell-back-on-track During a Bell County Tourism Commission meeting on Tuesday, the board voted to give the city of Pineville funding for improvements to the newly acquired Bell Theater. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:05:33 EST Edward Jones named highest-ranking financial-services firm http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152686350/Edward-Jones-named-highest-ranking-financial-services-firm In its first-ever ranking of best employers, Forbes magazine rated Edward Jones the highest-ranking financial-services firm out of the list of 500 companies spanning 27 industries in the magazine's “America's Best Employers... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:50:32 EST Shirley earns ABFA diplomate status http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152686195/Shirley-earns-ABFA-diplomate-status Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) has announced that Natalie Shirley, PhD, associate professor of anatomy, has passed the American Board of Forensic Anthropology (ABFA) board exam. As of 2014, only 102... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:50:31 EST Protect seniors from financial abuse http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152686759/Protect-seniors-from-financial-abuse It's unfortunate but true: The elderly population is targeted for financial abuse or exploitation. In fact, by some estimates, this type of targeted abuse results in billions of dollars in losses each year. If you have elderly parents, what... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:45:34 EST Smith recognized for service http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152686737/Smith-recognized-for-service U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers presented Will Smith, house appropriations committee staff director, of Beattyville, with the “Keeping the Promise Award” on March 25. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:45:32 EST Several Easter events slated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/152686159/Several-Easter-events-slated Several Easter have been planned in and around Bell County including: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:40:31 EST Facing campus sexual assault http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152685932/Facing-campus-sexual-assault The most common violent crime on many college campuses today is sexual assault.The scope of the problem can include everything from stalking to unwanted advances to rape — often at the hands of an acquaintance. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:05:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152683740/News-in-Brief Officials battle dozens of forest fires since mid-March Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:55:37 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152657952/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, April 1, the 91st day of 2015. There are 274 days left in the year. This is April Fool's Day.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:00:41 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152632969/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). Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:00:32 EST Bobcats beat Whitley 16-9 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152676357/Bobcats-beat-Whitley-16-9 WILLIAMSBURG — With more seniors than will fit on a lineup card (12), expectations for the Bell County baseball team are higher than they've been in several years. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:55:32 EST Gas tax approved http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152641477/Gas-tax-approved The General Assembly passed a bill on Friday that will help many counties in Kentucky continue to maintain roads at a high level. House Bill 299 will protect the revenue stream for road project by preventing the state gasoline tax from dropping below... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:20:31 EST Bank donates to Repair Affair http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152301600/Bank-donates-to-Repair-Affair Courtesy photo Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:15:32 EST ROHO selling tickets http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152666531/ROHO-selling-tickets The ROHO Charitable Trust and Fishing Club is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and their 45th fishing tournament. The club has begun selling tickets for their annual fishing tournament at the Beach Island Resort and Marina. The tournament... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:15:31 EST New package store opens in the Gap http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152660071/New-package-store-opens-in-the-Gap The Cumberland Gap Board of Mayor and Aldermen held a special called Beer Board meeting Monday to review an application for a beer retailer's license for off-premises consumption at the Cumberland Gap Market. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:05:31 EST