Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:53:10 EST 1800 Facility discussions continue at Bell school board meeting http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4496579/Facility-discussions-continue-at-Bell-school-board-meeting The Bell County Board of Education continued discussions about facility projects during the regular meeting on Tuesday. The board approved a BG-1 for Bell Central modular units. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Smithfield takes PRIDE in canal http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/4498271/Smithfield-takes-PRIDE-in-canal Smithfield led their fourth annual cleanup Wednesday along the canal in Middlesboro as part of Kentucky's PRIDE initiative. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Second Saturday event kicks off in the Gap http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4475319/Second-Saturday-event-kicks-off-in-the-Gap The first Second Saturday event of the season kicked off this past weekend in Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Local performers included the Washtub Singers, Gyve Turkey, Salina Ely and the dulcimer duo of Brittany and Phil. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Servolution holds health clinic grand opening http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4484318/Servolution-holds-health-clinic-grand-opening Servolution Health Services held its dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting Monday evening in Speedwell. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SelfRefind opens expanded location in Barbourville http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/business-local_features/4496399/SelfRefind-opens-expanded-location-in-Barbourville SelfRefind, a privately owned group specializing in addiction treatment, opened an expanded location in Barbourville on March 31. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Board approves new position http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4501240/Board-approves-new-position The Middlesboro Board of Education (BOE) met on Tuesday for their regular monthly meeting. Among items discussed was the creation of a new position – Innovation Coordinator. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Improve your ‘investment environment’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/business-opinion_columns/4496951/Improve-your-investment-environment On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day — a day devoted to education and action on environmental issues. As a citizen of the world, you may have a keen interest in protecting your physical surroundings. And as someone trying to reach long-term... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST KCEOC to host home ownership workshop http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/announcements-local_features/4496817/KCEOC-to-host-home-ownership-workshop The American dream is to own a home.KCEOC believes that dream is still alive striving to provide clients with powerful knowledge that will help them achieve their dreams of home ownership with the Yes You Can program. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Trial lawyer is a hero http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4489089/Trial-lawyer-is-a-hero “I need a hero. I'm holding out for a hero 'til the end of the night.He's gotta be strongAnd he's gotta be fast Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Road-spending plan passes state legislature http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/4495699/Road-spending-plan-passes-state-legislature FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky House and Senate lawmakers agreed Tuesday to a $4.1 billion road-spending plan on the Legislature's final day, avoiding an expensive special session. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar —April 16 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/announcements-local_features/4486322/Community-Calendar-April-16 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). Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Easter Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/announcements-local_features/4486311/Easter-Calendar TODAY-FRIDAYHOLY WEEK CELEBRATION (Seven last words of Jesus on the Cross) will begin at 7 p.m. nightly through Friday at Bethel Baptist Church, located at 520 Tenn. Avenue in Pineville. Guest... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST US-Israel ties http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4483172/US-Israel-ties Even before its establishment, the State of Israel had a special relationship with the U.S. - and for good reason. On an ideological level, Israel is a country that reflects America's founding spirit. Similar to the founding fathers of America,... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SKCTC Middlesboro library receives grant http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/4292155/SKCTC-Middlesboro-library-receives-grant A grant from the Kentucky Book Fair will allow for the acquisition of leisure reading materials — especially graphic novels — for the library on the Middlesboro campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Bible Thought — April 16 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-local_features/4483423/Daily-Bible-Thought--April-16 God's arms are always open to welcome anyone home.You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.— Galatians 3:26 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 16 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4483213/Today-in-History--April-16 By the Associated Press Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST National Osteopathic Medicine Week is April 13-19 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news_education/4485198/National-Osteopathic-Medicine-Week-is-April-13-19 Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) announces National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week is April 13-19. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mills new coach for Lady Lions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4491837/Mills-new-coach-for-Lady-Lions The Pineville Lady Mountain Lions have a new head basketball coach. Jamie Mills, who served as an assistant to PHS boys' coach J.D. Strange and coached the Pineville Midddle School boys last season, was chosen for the job on... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bobcats drop 2-1 decision at Harlan Co. http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4492100/Bobcats-drop-2-1-decision-at-Harlan-Co. The Bell County Bobcats played sterling defense and got effective performances out of pitchers Austin North and Zach Turner on Monday, but they just couldn't get the bit hit they needed in a 2-1 loss at Harlan County. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Martin leaves UT for Cal http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4492256/Martin-leaves-UT-for-Cal BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the decision to leave Tennessee for California. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST