Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:24:58 EST 1800 Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150349366/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, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:06 EST Survivor detected own breast cancer http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150318501/Survivor-detected-own-breast-cancer Karen Collett is a local survivor who found her breast cancer without the help of her doctor. In fall 2012 she found a lump in her breast and spoke to her gynecologist about it. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:45:01 EST Stop, drop and roll http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150317046/Stop-drop-and-roll Middlesboro Fire Department has been traveling to local schools talking to students about fire safety during national Fire Prevention Month in October. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:27:02 EST Mock election held http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150347063/Mock-election-held Bell County Clerk Rob Lincks has been gearing up for Tuesday's election by hosting mock elections throughout the week in the three area high schools — Bell County High School, Pineville Independent High School and Middlesboro High School. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:23:02 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150344617/News-in-Brief More than 35,000 Kentuckians have voted absenteeLOUISVILLE (AP) — The polls don't open until Tuesday, but more than 35,000 people have already voted in Kentucky. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:19:07 EST Village Post Office opens at Miracle http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150346759/Village-Post-Office-opens-at-Miracle Photo submittedCreekside Market and Grill, located at 13260 Hwy. 987 in Miracle, has been designated a Village Post Office by the United States Postal Service. Located in the community of Miracle on the banks of... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:03:03 EST LIHEAP to help low-income households http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150347911/LIHEAP-to-help-low-income-households Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency Inc. will begin the subsidy portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that provides heating assistance to eligible households on Nov. 3. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:17:05 EST Jobless rates shrink, so does labor force http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150344435/Jobless-rates-shrink-so-does-labor-force While unemployment rates in Bell and Harlan counties have steadily been coming down this year as compared to 2013, they continue to be much higher than in most Kentucky counties. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:05:09 EST Effler named LMU Alumnus of Year http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150330630/Effler-named-LMU-Alumnus-of-Year Jared Effler, of Maynardville, Tenn., was recently given Lincoln Memorial University's (LMU) Dr. Charles Holland Alumnus of the Year Award. LMU President B. James Dawson recognized Effler during LMU's annual Homecoming Alumni Banquet on... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:29:03 EST Enjoying the Nightmare http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150318577/Enjoying-the-Nightmare Photos by Anthony Cloud | Daily NewsRaimey places candy inside her bucket during Nightmare on 20th Street on Saturday.Lady Luna prepares to read someones fortune during the event on Saturday. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:47:08 EST Miracle indicted for alleged threats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150334376/Miracle-indicted-for-alleged-threats A Middlesboro man was indicted recently by the Bell County Grand Jury after allegedly placing a knife to another man's neck. Terry L. Miracle, 51, was indicted for first-degree wanton endangerment. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:44:07 EST Zipline on track http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150330705/Zipline-on-track Pine Mountain will begin construction of the proposed canopy zipline tour this fall, according to Pine Mountain State Park manager Rita Edmondson. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:07 EST SKCTC pumpkin contest winners http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150330651/SKCTC-pumpkin-contest-winners Students from the freshman respiratory class at Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College, Pineville campus, had the winning entry in the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Pumpkin Patch Contest. The competition is sponsored by the faculty and... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:45:11 EST Career day conducted at Elydale elementary http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150330722/Career-day-conducted-at-Elydale-elementary Elydale Elementary School students enjoyed their annual career day on Oct. 17. The event took place during Virginia Career Week, Oct. 12-18. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:45:07 EST Appalachian Air takes flight http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150332438/Appalachian-Air-takes-flight PIKEVILLE (AP) — Appalachian Air is celebrating its first round-trip commercial flight.WYMT-TV reports the airline flew from Pikeville, Ky., to Nashville, Tenn., on Monday and returned about 12 hours later. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:17:09 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150326392/News-in-Brief Voter registration up in stateLOUISVILLE (AP) — The Secretary of State's office says there are more than 3.1 million people registered to vote in the general election next week. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:10:12 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150331517/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). Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:51:06 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150310068/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). Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:12 EST Tri-State tourism takes shape http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150317362/Tri-State-tourism-takes-shape The Tri-State Tourism Board is taking shape after a summer of planning. The board will include a work-group of local leaders and thinkers who are involved with various outdoor activities in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:16:07 EST Traditional Cherokee storyteller to perform http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150314139/Traditional-Cherokee-storyteller-to-perform The ancient rich resonance of the cedar flute will flow throughout the mountains at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park as traditional Cherokee storyteller Crit Callebs plays for the woodland animals and birds and all who flock to the Wilderness... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:06:03 EST