Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:09:50 EST 1800 Class 1-2A All-SEKC honorees http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150940562/Class-1-2A-All-SEKC-honorees The Southeastern Kentucky Conference held their annual football awards banquet on Wednesday and several local players were honored on the All-SEKC team for Class 1A and 2A. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:18:03 EST Caldwell, Cox earn SEKC honors http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150941004/Caldwell-Cox-earn-SEKC-honors A pair of seniors, running back Austin Caldwell and defensive end/kicker Dylan Cox, led a contingent of nine Bell County Bobcats named to the 2014 All-SEKC Class 3A - 5A football teams. The list was revealed at Wednesday's Southeastern Kentucky... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:17:06 EST UCLA up next for Wildcats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150942025/UCLA-up-next-for-Wildcats Kentucky and UCLA have long been parallel programs. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:17:05 EST Lady Railsplitters go cold in loss to King http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150940043/Lady-Railsplitters-go-cold-in-loss-to-King HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters (7-3) were denied their first five-game winning streak in eight seasons after turning in their worst offensive performance in over two calendar years on Wednesday night, as the King Tornado (5-4) ended... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:45:04 EST Sentences handed down http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150934880/Sentences-handed-down A woman who was accused of stealing from Walmart in October 2013 received her final sentencing on Monday by Bell Circuit Judge Bob Costanzo. Tina Marie Seabolt, 38, of Middlesboro, was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary for theft by unlawful... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:09 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle/150905939/News-in-Brief Ex-coal CEO seeks W.Va. mine blast trial delay Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:08:11 EST Christmas traditions from the forest http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150933610/Christmas-traditions-from-the-forest Man's reverence of trees goes back a long time. As we enjoy the coming holidays, reflect on how interwoven forest plants are with Christmas symbols and traditions. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:29:02 EST Apples and oranges: Twice the fun http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/150935036/Apples-and-oranges:-Twice-the-fun Editor's note: The following is an article that was submitted for Civitas Media's “Faith and Family” publication, which was recently included in many Civitas newspapers. Readers submitted stories that were poignant,... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:28:05 EST Poinsettias are a holiday staple http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150933513/Poinsettias-are-a-holiday-staple Poinsettias are synonymous with the holiday season. Their bright red, pink or white leaves are beautiful as standalone plants or as components of bigger holiday displays. It may surprise many to know that in their native climate, this subtropical... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:27:13 EST Duo indicted for forgery http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150925426/Duo-indicted-for-forgery Two women accused of forging a name on a health document were recently indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:27:13 EST Hoover faces challenge in House http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150931677/Hoover-faces-challenge-in-House The Kentucky Republican Party failed miserably in achieving its top legislative goal for the 2014 General Election. Not only did the GOP fail to achieve a majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first time since 1921, it did not gain... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:02:03 EST Congress defunds Internet giveaway http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/150931922/Congress-defunds-Internet-giveaway No sooner had the omnibus bill's language been dropped, including language defunding the Internet giveaway, than advocates were urging the National Information and Telecommunications Administration (NTIA) to simply ignore the clear prohibition,... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:57:03 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/150916572/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2014. There are 13 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:43:04 EST PHS hosting two tournaments http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150928055/PHS-hosting-two-tournaments For the past several years Pineville has hosted the Pine Mountain Classic, a round-robin basketball tournament that starts just after Christmas. That tournament has grown to include six boys' teams and four girls' teams this... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:13:03 EST Panthers win 4th straight http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150927261/Panthers-win-4th-straight Jay Compton|Daily News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:56:02 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150915932/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, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:02 EST Collett, Lions down MHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150927418/Collett-Lions-down-MHS Cody Collett turned in a brilliant shooting performance on Tuesday to lead Pineville to a 79-49 win over Middlesboro. The Mountain Lion senior guard hit 12 of 14 shots from the field, including 8 of 9 from three-point range, and all 11 of his free... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:37:03 EST Railsplitters No. 6 in NABC poll http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150925639/Railsplitters-No.-6-in-NABC-poll HARROGATE, Tenn. — The unbeaten Railsplitters (10-0) inched two steps closer to breaking back into the top five of the NABC/Division II coaches poll, moving from eighth to sixth in the fourth poll of the 2014-15 campaign, which was released by... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:21:04 EST Santa’s helpers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150919872/Santas-helpers Photos by Ray Welch|Daily News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:58:04 EST Middlesboro selected for free concert series http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150921287/Middlesboro-selected-for-free-concert-series Levitt Pavilions named Middlesboro as one of 10 small to mid-sized cities across America to win a Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Award of $25,000 in matching funds to present a free concert series at a pop-up park on Cumberland Avenue. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:56:03 EST