Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:24:42 EST 1800 Proclamation signed for retired teachers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150246711/Proclamation-signed-for-retired-teachers FRANKFORT — This week, Kentucky honors the retired teachers. Rep. Rick Nelson joined Gov. Steve Beshear to officially proclaim Kentucky Retired Teachers Appreciation Week by signing House Joint Resolution 19 (HVR 19) into law. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:07 EST City Sippers move into mall http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150244583/City-Sippers-move-into-mall The Middlesboro Mall has a new way for customers to warm up as the weather gets colder. City Sippers recently opened for business in the Roses's wing of the mall. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:02:02 EST Lone Jack School Center hosts open house http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150240590/Lone-Jack-School-Center-hosts-open-house During Lone Jack School Center's Open House on Oct. 15, parents and students collaboratively presented literacy information to parents about the school's Building a Bridge to a Literacy Community grant. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:36:05 EST JFWA celebrates Teen Driver Safety Week http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150240565/JFWA-celebrates-Teen-Driver-Safety-Week Lincoln Memorial University's (LMU) J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) has joined forces with the Governor's Highway Safety Office of Tennessee to spread awareness about teen driver safety. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:26:16 EST Mall shows sweet side http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150244675/Mall-shows-sweet-side Kelsey Gerhardt | Daily NewsCarolyn Widner of the Middlesboro Mall Office puts a chocolate shell on marshmallows and strawberries during the Chamber of Commerce's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory event on Saturday. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:08:06 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150214789/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, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:11 EST K-PREP scores improve at MES http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150225001/K-PREP-scores-improve-at-MES K-PREP scores were released on Oct. 3 by the Kentucky Department of Education for the 2013-2014 school year. Middlesboro Elementary School had the third highest gains across the state with a score of 72.6 points. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:07 EST McConnell makes local Coal Tour stop http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150235404/McConnell-makes-local-Coal-Tour-stop Mountain Tarp welcomed U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers on the Coal Country Bus Tour campaign stop Monday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:16:05 EST A ‘Ray of Hope’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150230303/A-Ray-of-Hope The Lighthouse Ray of Hope held an open house on Monday to help inform people about what they do as a child advocacy center. The organization is located on U.S. 119. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:03:06 EST ‘Mountain Mysteries Paranormal Research’ to be presented http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150226248/Mountain-Mysteries-Paranormal-Research-to-be-presented Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Student Services presents Larry Thacker, dean of students and author, for a Halloween presentation entitled “Mountain Mysteries Paranormal Research” on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Sam and Sue Mars Performing... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:50:10 EST Celebrating 50 years of Appalachian traditions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150197316/Celebrating-50-years-of-Appalachian-traditions Brenda Ferguson's primary art class at Lone Jack School Center submitted artwork in the annual Swappin' Meetin' held on the Cumberland campus Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College held earlier this month. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:41:01 EST That’s manufactured in Kentucky? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150224318/Thats-manufactured-in-Kentucky FRANKFORT — Did you know Kentucky is home to the largest peanut butter production facility in the world? That's just one of thousands of products made in Kentucky Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:19:04 EST City acquires new vehicles http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150208313/City-acquires-new-vehicles The city of Middlesboro revealed two additions to the street and sewer departments on Friday in the form of two new vehicles. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:18:07 EST Sunrise at the Pinnacle http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150083871/Sunrise-at-the-Pinnacle Kelsey Gerhardt | Daily NewsThe changing weather this week provides varying cloud types, especially early in the morning. A sunrise before the storms is seen from the Pinnacle in Cumberland Gap National Park. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:14:02 EST CGHS homecoming candidates http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features/150182683/CGHS-homecoming-candidates Photo submitted Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:37:03 EST Hoots ‘N’ Haints Family Festival planned http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150224321/Hoots-N-Haints-Family-Festival-planned BIG STONE GAP, Va. — Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will present the annual Hoots 'N' Haints Family Festival on Oct. 31, from 5-8 p.m. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:27:05 EST Record month for rain in region http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150226088/Record-month-for-rain-in-region There's been a lot of rain across the area this month, much more than is normal, according to the National Weather Service. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:55:18 EST Post 10 plans ‘Shop with A Trooper’ Halloween fundraiser http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150229019/Post-10-plans-Shop-with-A-Trooper-Halloween-fundraiser CORBIN – Kentucky State Police, Post 10 will be hosting a Halloween yogurt hop at Froyoz in Corbin on Oct. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:39:08 EST Upcoming American Shakespeare Company productions scheduled http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150182471/Upcoming-American-Shakespeare-Company-productions-scheduled The American Shakespeare Company will stage two productions this weekend sponsored by Pro-Art Association and the University of Virginia's College at Wise Cultural Arts Series. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:28:15 EST Battle of Leatherwood reenactment slated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/150224266/Battle-of-Leatherwood-reenactment-slated A reenactment of the Battle of Leatherwood will take place on Friday through Sunday in Cornettsville. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:12:05 EST