Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:04:28 EST 1800 Museum awards art prizes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152633860/Museum-awards-art-prizes The Bell County Historical Society and Museum in Middlesboro has announced the winners of its recent art contest. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:05:32 EST New programming discussed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152636139/New-programming-discussed During a Meet and Greet at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park on Friday, rangers and park staff spoke with visitors about visitor numbers from the past year, the current status of the park and upcoming events. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:50:31 EST Hoskins jailed for burglary http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152637470/Hoskins-jailed-for-burglary An Arjay man was arrested on Sunday after allegedly breaking into a house and stealing a debit card. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:45:32 EST READY! for Kindergarten sessions planned http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/152643731/READY-for-Kindergarten-sessions-planned The Children's Reading Foundation of Appalachia-KY is offering FREE READY! for Kindergarten sessions. Through a series of three READY! sessions each year, parents and caregivers learn about age-appropriate targets and tools to use at home to... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:40:31 EST Correction http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152638063/Correction In the story titled 'Board votes to apply for calamity days,” it states the Bell County School Board decided to extend the school day 20 minutes. This was an error. The board decided against the additional 20 minutes. The story ran on... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:25:34 EST Steve Gulley, New Pinnacle album releases http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152605630/Steve-Gulley-New-Pinnacle-album-releases NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The highly anticipated debut album from Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle is releasing on March 31. Several months back the Bluegrass Situation called the debut album one of the most highly anticipated bluegrass albums for... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:25:33 EST Community Coffee House set http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152636576/Community-Coffee-House-set BIG STONE GAP, Va. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will host its First Saturday Community Coffee House from 7-9 p.m. on April 4. Savannah Smith will serve as the featured host for this month's Coffee... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:20:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152608979/News-in-Brief Report: State's rural hospitals struggling financially Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:10:41 EST State legislative update http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152635661/State-legislative-update The 2015 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is now history and there is much to report. In the House Majority, we began work in January with an ambitious agenda to address Kentucky's growing heroin epidemic; stabilize the state's... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:10:34 EST Fixing the state’s DUI laws http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152635460/Fixing-the-states-DUI-laws Some would say that Kentucky DUI laws just aren't stiff enough. Senate Bill 34 is designed to address that issue and hopefully create a higher level of awareness associated with the penalties for driving under the influence. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:05:32 EST Jackets win All ‘A’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152629673/Jackets-win-All-A WILLIAMSBURG — The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets cruised to a 19-1 win at Williamsburg on Saturday to win their second straight 13th Region All “A” champion. It marks the sixth time in the last seven years MHS has won the... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:20:31 EST Enjoying God http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152603172/Enjoying-God A man went to the doctor's office for a checkup. The doctor came back with a grave look on his face and said, “Well, there's no reason you can't live a normal life as long as you don't try to enjoy it.” Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:00:33 EST The road to the cross http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152603135/The-road-to-the-cross (Isaiah 53 and Matthew 26) This weekend marks the beginning of the most significant week in the life of the church. As much as Christians look forward to and enjoy the celebration of Christmas, the celebration of Easter, or better Resurrection, gives... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:45:35 EST 6 characteristics of a Christ-like mind http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152603153/6-characteristics-of-a-Christ-like-mind Six times the NT describes or implies what the Christian's mind is to be like. From these six we can derive six adjectives that describe God's ideal for your mind. First, a Christ-like mind is alive, “For to be carnally minded is... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:45:32 EST Pet of the Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152599968/Pet-of-the-Week Meet Wesley! He is a 1-year-old male Chihuahua available from the Bell County Animal Shelter. Wesley is very sweet and loves to be petted. His adoption fee is $70. Wesley is up-to-date on shots and is neutered. If you are interested in meeting Wesley... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:30:34 EST Williamson awarded Educator of the Year http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152533632/Williamson-awarded-Educator-of-the-Year Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) has announced that Dr. John Williamson, associate professor/chair of OB/GYN and director of international medicine, has been awarded the George W. Northup Educator of the... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:35:32 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152576692/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, March 28, the 87th day of 2015. There are 278 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:45 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152598052/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). Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:35 EST Panthers pound Washburn http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152615138/Panthers-pound-Washburn HARROGATE, Tenn. — It was a cold Friday evening at the ballpark, but the Cumberland Gap Panthers were swinging some hot sticks as they rolled up 20 hits in a 25-1 romp over Washburn. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:50:34 EST Cats overwhelm WVU, 78-39 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152605925/Cats-overwhelm-WVU-78-39 CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:00:32 EST