Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Fri, 1 Aug 2014 02:00:29 EST 1800 Today in History — Aug. 1 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50132889/Today-in-History--Aug.-1 By the Associated PressToday is Friday, August 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Bible Thought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50131984/Daily-Bible-Thought Remember where you live and rejoice in His grace.The grace of God … abounded to many.— Romans 5:15 Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackets back from camp http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50141477/Jackets-back-from-camp The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets are back in town after a productive several days of camp at Campbellsville University. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Young Panthers show off http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50141235/Young-Panthers-show-off Photos by Jay Compton|Daily News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ewing man sentenced for 2013 murder http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50133408/Ewing-man-sentenced-for-2013-murder A Lee County man was sentenced in Lee County Circuit Court for a 2013 shotgun murder. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Grand jury indicts 16 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50134487/Grand-jury-indicts-16 The 11 individuals arrested during the Kentucky State Police Post 10 roundup in Bell County have been indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury. The roundup took place over a month ago and targeted 17 people. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rose sings, speaks at Washington, D.C. http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50134096/Rose-sings-speaks-at-Washington-D.C. U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell held a press conference on Wednesday outside the U.S. Capitol to discuss the EPA's recently proposed greenhouse gas standards for existing power plants and the negative impact they will have on... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50131444/Community-Calendar To place an announcement 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, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 4-H Forestry Project completed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/50135191/4-H-Forestry-Project-completed Photo submitted Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Converting from year-round calving http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50135292/Converting-from-year-round-calving Maintaining a controlled breeding and calving season can be one of the most important management tools for cow-calf producers. Uniform, heavier and more valuable calves are key reasons to keep the breeding season short. Plus, more efficient cow... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Arch Coal posts bigger 2Q loss http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50104993/Arch-Coal-posts-bigger-2Q-loss ST. LOUIS (AP) — Arch Coal Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter loss widened partly because of nagging rail disruptions and weaker prices for coal used in making steel, though cost controls helped the coal producer's latest earnings... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Justice mines have 266 violations in 5 states http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50136052/Justice-mines-have-266-violations-in-5-states LOUISVILLE (AP) — A West Virginia coal billionaire has more than 250 pending violations at mining operations in Kentucky and four other states. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McConnell offers immigration amendment http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50136113/McConnell-offers-immigration-amendment LOUISVILLE (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior, offering the proposal days after a flap surfaced about whether Fort Knox... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST First plea agreements signed in lottery scam case http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50136087/First-plea-agreements-signed-in-lottery-scam-case FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The first plea agreements have been reached in a wide-ranging federal investigation into a Jamaican lottery scam targeting mostly elderly victims in the United States, including one woman from North Dakota who agreed to empty... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50131789/News-in-Brief Coal dust limit to try to combat black lungCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Obama administration's push to reduce black lung disease by limiting coal dust in mines is taking effect. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST No broad permit for state coal mining http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/50132597/No-broad-permit-for-state-coal-mining General environmental permits are for small, routine disturbances or discharges that pose little risk to the public and that require the same basic precautions: controlling runoff from excavating a small site, for example, or disposing of dry-... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Dog Days of Summer TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50133633/The-Dog-Days-of-Summer-TN-Dept.-Agriculture-Forestry-Division I've heard the term Dog Days all my life, but only knew that it referred to the sweltering heat of late summer when dogs laid around more and were more prone to go mad (with rabies). I had a request from a reader to look into the subject in more... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Gripped by the adventure, thrilled by the prize http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50133774/Gripped-by-the-adventure-thrilled-by-the-prize I had watched several bucks from the safe confines of a barn. They came out each evening and fed in a field that had only been planted about a month prior. Of the five bucks that were pretty consistent, there was one 10 pointer that I kept my eye on... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Court filing details carnage of fatal bank robbery http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50132332/Court-filing-details-carnage-of-fatal-bank-robbery ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man accused of killing two Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery attempt — stabbing one of them more than 50 times — told officers he “made sure” they would die,... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A Pass Through the Mountains http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50132047/A-Pass-Through-the-Mountains The setting is the Wilderness Road Campground in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. A soft breeze blows through the stately pines. The ebb and flow in the buzz of the cicadas is ever present. It is joined by the flute like call of the wood... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST