Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:27:27 EST 1800 Jackets fall to Hazard in All ‘A’ sectional http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4526793/Jackets-fall-to-Hazard-in-All-A-sectional HAZARD — A couple of costly errors and a lack of production from the bottom half of the lineup made the difference on Friday in the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets' 8-5 loss at Hazard in their All “A”... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell-Whitley gears up for Repair Affair next Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4456526/Bell-Whitley-gears-up-for-Repair-Affair-next-Saturday Each year Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency helps the elderly and disabled citizens of Bell County with improvements to their home through the Repair Affair event. The organization will hold this year's Repair Affair on April... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Planting by nature http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-opinion_columns/4518011/Planting-by-nature Our forefathers paid a lot more attention to natural events than we do now. They had no radio, TV or newspaper to provide weather trends, so they looked to nature to tell them when to plant beans or when to strip hickory bark for chair... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Club participates in ‘Lions World Lunch Relay’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/announcements-home_top-news/4496793/Club-participates-in-Lions-World-Lunch-Relay The Middlesboro Lions Club met for lunch on April 4 to participate in the Lions World Lunch Relay, through Lions Clubs International. The first lunch started at noon in Australia, and continued for 24 hours around the world. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Where the wild things are, again http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4507443/Where-the-wild-things-are-again As a kid growing up in Cumberland, my big decision on Saturdays was whether to go to the Novo Theatre at 20 cents or the Corlee at 15 cents. I never knew what was playing at either (unless it was one of those cliff hangers from the week before), but I... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Bible Thought — April 19 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-local_features/4508512/Daily-Bible-Thought--April-19 You can't boast in Jesus while you're preoccupied with yourself.We also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 5:11 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 19 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4506820/Today-in-History--April-19 By the Associated Press Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Brock back to help Bobcats down stretch http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4522420/Brock-back-to-help-Bobcats-down-stretch The Bell County Bobcats are on pace for the their first winning season since they were 13th Region runners up in 2009. Even though they didn't put together the performance they would have liked in Wednesday's 10-2 loss to Harlan County,... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Johnson addresses panel about grant applications http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4522525/Johnson-addresses-panel-about-grant-applications It was announced during a regular meeting that the Bell County School Board would be applying for three grants. Grant writer Gina Johnson spoke to the board about each of the three applications. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pizza Inn http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4514688/Pizza-Inn Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office arrest 2 on theft charges http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4518437/Lee-Co.-Sheriffs-Office-arrest-2-on-theft-charges The Lee County Sheriff's Office recently arrested two Harlan County men on multiple theft charges. Buddy Duane Hardy, 40, of Cawood, and Derrick Ray Robinson, 28, of Coalgood, were arrested and charged with two counts of shoplifting, three... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fish unloaded in the canal for Fish Fest http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4519500/Fish-unloaded-in-the-canal-for-Fish-Fest Photos by Ray Welch|Daily News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lee returning for sophomore season http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4522348/Lee-returning-for-sophomore-season LEXINGTON – Freshman forward Marcus Lee will return to the Kentucky men's basketball program for the 2014-15 season, it was announced Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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