Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:54:00 EST 1800 Who Is Jesus? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50067616/Who-Is-Jesus My wife and I watched a good movie last week, “The Life of Pi.” It's a beautiful movie. The scenery and camera work are a delight to watch, especially in HD. The story is compelling as well. It's about a man who survives a... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST James on prayer, faith, and personal responsibility http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50067611/James-on-prayer-faith-and-personal-responsibility Go to almost any church that still has a Wednesday evening service and one might find most still call it “Prayer Meeting.” But go to almost any church that still has a Wednesday evening prayer meeting and one may be surprised to find that... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The man behind the curtain # # # http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50067604/The-man-behind-the-curtain-#-#-# What do Kenosha, Wis., and Cape Cod, Mass., have in common? Besides the fact that they are both splendid, waterfront communities, probably not much. Except this: Seventy-five years ago this week, these towns were the first public release points for... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rhymer participates in youth leadership program http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle/50072566/Rhymer-participates-in-youth-leadership-program Harlan County High School student Alisha Rhymer has had a busy summer enhancing her leadership skills. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST God’s Eternal Plan Ephesians 1:3-14 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50067599/Gods-Eternal-Plan-Ephesians-1:3-14 God's eternal plan includes many heavenly blessings (Ephesians 1:3). These are Spiritual blessings not material blessings. It is the Spirit that controls man and the circumstances that surround him. A man may feel bad; he may be down, depressed... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Southeast’s Appalachian Program receives funding http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/community_news/50044922/Southeasts-Appalachian-Program-receives-funding A coalition coordinated by the Appalachian Program at Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC) recently received $100,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Program in support of eighteen months of innovative arts... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rader: City has tight budget http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50070489/Rader:-City-has-tight-budget Revenue woes and cuts in coal severance money have affected many counties and cities in the region in one way or another. Pineville is no different. Mayor Sherwin Rader said unwanted cuts have been made to ensure a balanced budget for the... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50072374/News-in-brief Grimes focusing on jobs, pay equity Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Southeast sponsors AHEC Scrubs Camp http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50070211/Southeast-sponsors-AHEC-Scrubs-Camp Area high school students had the opportunity recently to learn about possible careers inside the health care industry by taking part in the Appalachian Health Education Center (AHEC) Career Craze Summer Scrubs Camp held at Harlan ARH. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mall to host back to school bash http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50059741/Mall-to-host-back-to-school-bash As the new school year fast approaches, businesses at the Middlesboro Mall are preparing for their annual back to school bash on Saturday. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Middlesboro schools plan for renovations http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50054290/Middlesboro-schools-plan-for-renovations Middlesboro schools may be getting an extensive renovation in upcoming years including the potential for a new central office and school bus garage near the high school. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Entrepreneurial event held at Southeast http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50057179/Entrepreneurial-event-held-at-Southeast Those interested in starting a business got a chance to learn about local resources when Griffin Cottle spoke during an event at Southeast Community and Technical College on Thursday. The goal of the assembly was to create a map of resources that can... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man dies in house fire http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50056539/Man-dies-in-house-fire Tragedy struck Wednesday night when emergency crews found a man died inside a burning house on Avondale Avenue. Melvin Ray Shackleford, 41, was found dead at the scene. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jobless rates down in 117 counties in June http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50059312/Jobless-rates-down-in-117-counties-in-June FRANKFORT — Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bible Thought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50021552/Bible-Thought I will rescue you…, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm.— Exodus 6:6 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pineville test scores increase by 3 points http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50016611/Pineville-test-scores-increase-by-3-points Pineville Independent School Board received word at their meeting Monday that several areas of standardized test scores have been on the rise from previous year's scores including unofficial ACT scores which raised nearly 3 points. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Vision for Him’ event slated Friday, Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50035008/Vision-for-Him-event-slated-Friday-Saturday The Wilderness Trail ATV Off-Road Park, located along U.S. 119, will play host to the Vision for Him event on Friday and Saturday. The event, which will consist of contemporary rock concerts and public speakers, is free of charge. There will also be... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Revis charged with drug trafficking http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50044868/Revis-charged-with-drug-trafficking The Kentucky State Police arrested an Arjay man on Tuesday after allegedly finding about $6,000 in cash, guns and drugs inside his home. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Three-phase asphalt project begins today http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50043371/Three-phase-asphalt-project-begins-today FRANKFORT — Phase one of a three-phase asphalt resurfacing project will begin today at the K7 74/KY 2079 intersection along Cumberland Avenue in Middlesboro, closing the intersection at 3 p.m. through Aug. 7. Work will proceed on a 24/7 schedule... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell-Whitley helps create bathroom for family http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50035617/Bell-Whitley-helps-create-bathroom-for-family Some people wish for a million of dollars. Shirley Mace simply wished for a handicap accessible bathroom for her husband. Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency helped that wish come true. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST