Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Sun, 24 May 2015 06:56:09 EST 1800 Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153632756/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Sunday, May 24, the 144th day of 2015. There are 221 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:45 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/153660560/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). Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:32 EST Ratliff named 2015 KMLF Queen http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153686176/Ratliff-named-2015-KMLF-Queen People gathered at the Laurel Cove Amphitheater on a toasty Saturday afternoon for the 85th Kentucky Mountain Laurel Queen Coronation. Each year, young ladies from across the state proudly represent their college or university as candidates for KMLF... Sat, 23 May 2015 21:25:31 EST Check the appropriate box http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153642713/Check-the-appropriate-box I was brought up in a Southern Baptist church and was in attendance many times each week. If I told you the number of times, you might not believe me, and most readers would consider it excessive. Sat, 23 May 2015 07:00:42 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153632632/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2015. There are 222 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 23 May 2015 00:00:35 EST Morris named to All-State team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153670564/Morris-named-to-All-State-team As many may have expected, Bell County's Maci Morris was selected to the AP Kentucky Girls All-State basketball team. She is the reigning Kentucky Miss Basketball and was named the Player of the Year for the 13th Region. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:10:36 EST Forge Ridge advances http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153667933/Forge-Ridge-advances The Forge Ridge archery team has accomplished a feat that many would only hope to. The team will participate in the world tournament in June. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:10:35 EST Boley, Justice selected top players http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153671711/Boley-Justice-selected-top-players LEXINGTON (AP) — Defense created more opportunities for Erin Boley and Camron Justice, helping both earn top basketball player of the year honors in Kentucky. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:10:32 EST Wildcats to play Duke http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153671275/Wildcats-to-play-Duke LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky will face defending champion Duke and host in-state rival Louisville in a challenging non-conference schedule including road games at UCLA and Kansas. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:10:31 EST 2015 AP Kentucky Boys All-State team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153671808/2015-AP-Kentucky-Boys-All-State-team LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The 2015 Kentucky high school boys' All-State basketball team, as selected by members of The Associated Press (with school and position):___PLAYER OF THE YEAR Sat, 23 May 2015 19:05:31 EST The seasoned veteran http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153666062/The-seasoned-veteran Kentucky State Police Trooper First Class Keith Baker has been around the policing circle for quite some time. The 21-year police veteran now works out of KSP Post 10, in Harlan. To him, a police officer is a very important job. Fri, 22 May 2015 17:40:33 EST Bell County teachers honored http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153615422/Bell-County-teachers-honored Three teachers from Bell county were among the 177 teachers selected from 66 school districts in Kentucky to receive the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award on May 16. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:55:31 EST KMLF starts strong http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153656746/KMLF-starts-strong Thursday evening brought glittering gowns and country-rock music to the stage during opening night of the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:50:33 EST (No heading) http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle/153643865/ Local arrest recordsNews • 2SSSSSports • 11Pet of the WeekLifestyles • S3 Fri, 22 May 2015 16:45:32 EST Bell BETA Club advances http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153615404/Bell-BETA-Club-advances Bell Central student Lexi Greer has placed first in the Junior BETA State Competition for the arts category. Junior BETA Club member, fifth-grader Bub Treece also placed third in the language arts competition. Both advance to the national... Fri, 22 May 2015 16:40:31 EST Safe canning practices keeps everyone healthy http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153658833/Safe-canning-practices-keeps-everyone-healthy Gardens are beginning to bear the fruits of our labor. Soon, it will be time to start thinking about preserving some of the excess produce for winter months. Safety is of utmost importance for those of us who will be preserving food, because,... Fri, 22 May 2015 16:30:32 EST Arrest Records http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153561152/Arrest-Records The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center:• Jakie C. Bailey, 41, of Hulen, served a bench warrant;• Erik Bo Barnett, 24, of Pineville, contempt of court; Fri, 22 May 2015 16:30:31 EST Walmart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/153658602/Walmart-presses-meat-suppliers-on-antibiotics-treatment NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:00:33 EST Guaranteed access to free preventive services http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153658641/Guaranteed-access-to-free-preventive-services In Kentucky an estimated 1,884,719 individuals, including 762,897 women and 378,519 children, have private health insurance that covers recommended preventive services without cost sharing, according to a new ASPE Data Point from the U.S. Department... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:50:33 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/153656543/News-in-Brief Ky. raising pay for corrections officersFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky is increasing pay for corrections officers and hazardous duty staff in an attempt to curb high turnover rates. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:50:31 EST