Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 22 May 2015 04:43:32 EST 1800 Board approves sale of property http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153639031/Board-approves-sale-of-property The Pine Mountain Regional Industrial Development Authority Board voted to authorize the sale of their vacant Bell County industrial park property to the non-profit, Appalachian Wildlife Foundation for the development of the Appalachian Wildlife... Thu, 21 May 2015 17:45:32 EST Trail users link at meeting http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153564343/Trail-users-link-at-meeting The Tri-State Regional Trails Committee met on May 18 to discuss the upcoming Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance grant which is due on Aug. 1. This grant could give technical assistance to help plan connective trails that will join four... Thu, 21 May 2015 17:45:31 EST History passed on http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153421465/History-passed-on Harrogate resident and reenactor Andy Thomas is a self-proclaimed “gun nut” and plans to pass his appreciation on to the next generation. Thomas doesn't just love guns, he transforms them from raw materials to historically accurate... Thu, 21 May 2015 17:40:30 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153632188/News-in-Brief Ky. unemployment rate falls to 5 percent in AprilFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in April, the lowest it has been in 14 years. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:15:34 EST Pop Up Park almost ready http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153585732/Pop-Up-Park-almost-ready Discover Downtown Middlesboro spent many hours laying sod for the open area at 2009 West Cumberland Avenue in Middlesboro recently as part of their Build a Better Pop-up Park initiative. DDM is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2006. Work... Wed, 20 May 2015 19:25:31 EST Graduation, futures addressed by board http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153607861/Graduation-futures-addressed-by-board Seniors from Middlesboro High School spoke about their positive experiences in the arts program during the Middlesboro Independent School Board meeting on Tuesday evening. The students emphasized that MHS helped shape their future in the arts, taught... Wed, 20 May 2015 19:15:34 EST Smoking ban passes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153622940/Smoking-ban-passes A ban on smoking in Middlesboro was passed by the city council on Tuesday night's meeting. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:15:31 EST Election results http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153616332/Election-results LOUISVILLE (AP) — Attorney General Jack Conway has easily won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky governor. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:55:34 EST Dascanio selected as LMU-CVM associate dean for academic affairs http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153611000/Dascanio-selected-as-LMU-CVM-associate-dean-for-academic-affairs The Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) has announced that Dr. John Dascanio, professor of theriogenology has been selected as the next associate dean for academic affairs for LMU-CVM. Dr. Dascanio assumed his new role... Wed, 20 May 2015 14:30:39 EST Bell Co. teachers honored for excellence http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153610972/Bell-Co.-teachers-honored-for-excellence Campbellsville University (CU) honored 177 teachers from 66 school districts throughout Kentucky with the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award on May 16. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:25:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153593558/News-in-Brief Turnout for Ky. voting more than projected Wed, 20 May 2015 13:20:36 EST UK overhauls body bequeathal program http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153611178/UK-overhauls-body-bequeathal-program LEXINGTON (AP) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto is apologizing for problems found in the school's handling of bodies donated to science. Wed, 20 May 2015 13:15:38 EST US settles with Marathon to cut harmful air emissions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153611027/US-settles-with-Marathon-to-cut-harmful-air-emissions WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement with Marathon Petroleum Corporation that resolves various alleged Clean Air Act violations at 10 Marathon facilities and... Wed, 20 May 2015 13:15:32 EST Lawsuit filed against sham cancer charities http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153610716/Lawsuit-filed-against-sham-cancer-charities FRANKFORT — A federal lawsuit has been filed against four phony cancer charities and their operators, who allegedly scammed more than $187 million from consumers throughout the country. Wed, 20 May 2015 13:00:37 EST Mountain music http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153563292/Mountain-music Craig Wayne Boyd, recent winner of NBC hit-show The Voice will be performing at the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Tue, 19 May 2015 17:45:31 EST Gordon gets 15 years in meth case http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153596220/Gordon-gets-15-years-in-meth-case A Middlesboro woman was sentenced to 15 years in Bell Circuit Court on Monday after pleading guilty to a meth charge. Tue, 19 May 2015 17:40:32 EST SOAR help possible for Bell http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153588690/SOAR-help-possible-for-Bell During a Bell County Tourism Commission meeting on Tuesday, SOAR funds were a large part of discussion regarding assistance in the region. Tue, 19 May 2015 17:30:34 EST Oasis Pizza has returned http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153566278/Oasis-Pizza-has-returned Oasis Pizza in Harrogate, Tenn., threw a re-opening party this weekend to celebrate new owners, and a new design. Tue, 19 May 2015 17:20:31 EST MES, Kiwanis compete for grant http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153586316/MES-Kiwanis-compete-for-grant Kiwanis of Middlesboro has teamed up with Middlesboro Elementary School to compete for a $25,000 grant for playground equipment through the Legacy of Play Contest. The competition, which is judged by votes on Facebook (http://bit.ly/1JCFlY6) would... Tue, 19 May 2015 16:05:32 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153569700/News-in-Brief New high school dropout law going into effect this fall Tue, 19 May 2015 14:30:32 EST