Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Thu, 5 Mar 2015 23:03:23 EST 1800 Williamsburg rallies for 60-45 win over Jackson Co. http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152200237/Williamsburg-rallies-for-60-45-win-over-Jackson-Co. CORBIN — It wasn't the prettiest of wins, but Williamsburg coach Patrick Robinson will take it, as his squad survived an upset attempt by Jackson County in first round action of the 13th Region Boys Tournament on Wednesday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:30:32 EST Last blast? Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152201391/Last-blast-Late-winter-snowstorm-blankets-South-Northeast PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U.S. after the late-season snow stops falling: Record low temperatures are in the forecast for dozens of cities. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:55:35 EST Flooded Conditions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152198827/Flooded-Conditions Photos by Albey and Bytha BrockNewtown Softball Field was completely submerged following heavy rain.Pictured is the Bell County Fairgrounds on KY 92 next to Brooks Tire. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:20:32 EST State of emergency issued http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152197551/State-of-emergency-issued Gov. Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency for the Commonwealth — the second such declaration in less than a month. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:05:31 EST Brief power outages with new snow http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152198427/Brief-power-outages-with-new-snow Experiencing snow, sleet and rain, the county has been fortunate to have had only brief power outages during this recent winter event. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:00:39 EST Flood creates travel issues http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152197178/Flood-creates-travel-issues Photos by Albey and Bytha BrockPictured is Givens Park Drive of U.S. 25E behind the Vendors Mall. The road appears to have been washed out by rushing water. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:00:37 EST Severe weather month declared http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152152599/Severe-weather-month-declared In the past week Bell County has experienced spring-like temperatures, flooding, sun, sleet, rain, ice and snow. It is no surprise that weather is changing and affecting our daily lives. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:00:33 EST How to cope with stress http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152192964/How-to-cope-with-stress All of us experience stress at times. It comes in many forms and is often characterized by symptoms of physical or emotional tension. Stress can be positive such as planning for a family vacation or negative like dealing with natural... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:00:31 EST Tenn. United States Daughters of 1812 inductees http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152192621/Tenn.-United-States-Daughters-of-1812-inductees Courtesy photo Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:45:34 EST Israel needs US support http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152148204/Israel-needs-US-support The U.S. has no better ally in the Middle East than Israel. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:40:39 EST How much sugar is in that? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152192182/How-much-sugar-is-in-that NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that's easier said than done. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:40:35 EST Community Coffee House planned Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/152192154/Community-Coffee-House-planned-Saturday Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will host its First Saturday Community Coffee House on March 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. The UVa-Wise Bluegrass Band will serve as the featured hosts for this month's Coffee House. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:40:33 EST Learning to be a citizen http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152192356/Learning-to-be-a-citizen The question usually comes toward the end of a public meeting. Some knotty problem is being discussed, and someone in the audience will raise his or her hand and ask, “Okay, so what can I do about it?” Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:35:42 EST Updates from Washington http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152192326/Updates-from-Washington The 2015 SOAR Strategy Summit has been rescheduled for May 11. The Summit will be held at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville and I am looking forward to another great day working with folks from across the region. Stay tuned for an updated... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:35:39 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152147084/News-in-Brief Classes canceled in Ky., Tenn. as winter storm hitMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Schools were closed and flights cancelled as a winter storm dropped frozen precipitation in Kentucky and Tennessee Thursday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:35:36 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152149078/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, March 5, the 64th day of 2015. There are 301 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:00:39 EST Bobcats eliminated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152190632/Bobcats-eliminated CORBIN —In order to pull out a victory in Wednesday's opening game of the 13th Region Tournament against Barbourville the Bell County Bobcats had to control the tempo and they had to hit some outside shots. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:30:36 EST Railsplitters get past Brevard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152190682/Railsplitters-get-past-Brevard HARROGATE, Tenn. – In a near replica of the last meeting between the two teams, the No. 3 nationally ranked and top-seeded Railsplitters (28-1) outscored the eight-seeded Brevard Tornados (12-17) by 13 points in the second half to fuel a 71-56... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:30:35 EST Season ends for Lady Railsplitters http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152190649/Season-ends-for-Lady-Railsplitters NEWBERRY, S.C. — The three-seeded Newberry Wolves (19-10) pulled away in the final minutes to hand the six-seeded Lady Railsplitters (14-15) a 66-57 loss in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference Championship on Wednesday. Lincoln... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:30:31 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/152172815/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). Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:00:33 EST