Middlesboro Daily News- RSS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/ http://middlesborodailynews.com/ Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:03:55 EST 1800 Movin’ on http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152168621/Movin-on CORBIN — Bell County's girls are moving on to the semifinals of the 13th Region Tournament after a 51-36 win over Whitley County in Tuesday's first round game. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:10:33 EST Lady Jags rout Lynn Camp http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152168647/Lady-Jags-rout-Lynn-Camp CORBIN —North Laurel used a 13-of-15 shooting effort in the third quarter to pull away from Lynn Camp as they advanced to the semifinals of the 13th Region Girls Tournament by defeating the Lady Wildcats, 70-43. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:10:31 EST KYTC continues to monitor roadways for high water, flooding http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152180485/KYTC-continues-to-monitor-roadways-for-high-water-flooding State forces in District 11 continue to monitor routes for high water and/or flooding. Maintenance crews place signage in areas that are determined to be unsafe and impassable. When the water recedes and roads are deemed safe, “Road... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:45:35 EST Jail expansion, round 2 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152174005/Jail-expansion-round-2 The project to expand the Claiborne County Jail continues to create friction between two distinct camps of thought as the blueprints dry on the drawing board. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:15:32 EST Filling vacant seat underway http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152174823/Filling-vacant-seat-underway The process to fill the vacant Bell County School Board seat is underway. Barry Gibson won the election for the seat in November by defeating Shelb Stewart by 134 votes. According to John Thompson with the Kentucky Department of Education, Gibson then... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:30:33 EST Students propose smoking ban http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152175564/Students-propose-smoking-ban Students with the Destination Imagination team from Middlesboro elementary gave a presentation to the Middlesboro City Council this week regarding a Smoking Ban for Bell County. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:30:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152147076/News-in-Brief McConnell tells states: Ignore EPA carbon rules Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:35:34 EST Shadowbox unveiled http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152173360/Shadowbox-unveiled Retired teachers, school alumni, students and many others filled the lobby at Middlesboro High School to see the unveiling on the Greg Page shadowbox. The Friends of Lincoln School had the shadowbox created as part of their Black History Project to... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:30:32 EST MARH to offer free health screenings http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/152173473/MARH-to-offer-free-health-screenings Have you had a health assessment for stroke or diabetes recently? You are invited to the Middlesboro Mall at center court on March 11, from 9 a.m. and noon, to receive these free assessments. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:10:36 EST Library dedication slated Saturday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152173048/Library-dedication-slated-Saturday The Bell County Public Library District Board of Trustees and staff will have a tribute to Beverly Greene and dedication of the community room in her memory from 10 a.m. to noon on March 7 at the Middlesboro-Bell County Public Library, located at 126... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:10:32 EST LMU-DCOM faculty member receives national award http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/152173549/LMU-DCOM-faculty-member-receives-national-award Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) has announced Michael P. Seaman, DO, associate professor of family medicine/emergency medicine, was recognized by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME)... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:10:31 EST KU, LG&E providing support to area shelters, families http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152173754/KU-LGE-providing-support-to-area-shelters-families LEXINGTON — The sub-zero temperatures have moved on and much of the snow has melted, but many Kentucky shelters and families are still feeling the chill. With area temperatures averaging more than 40 percent colder than normal, the frigid... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:05:36 EST Your final four from Social Security http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152173853/Your-final-four-from-Social-Security Since 1939, March has meant one thing in the world of sports: March Madness. In this tournament, 68 college basketball teams compete through the month until only the final four teams remain. Coaches gather their teams to drive home the gravity of the... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:05:34 EST How to respond to higher interest rates? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152173919/How-to-respond-to-higher-interest-rates If the Federal Reserve (Fed) raises short-term interest rates this year, as many financial professionals predict, what will it mean to you? As a consumer, you might experience the “ripple” effects if long-term interest rates eventually... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:05:31 EST Morgan, Rose to wed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/engagements/152171283/Morgan-Rose-to-wed Heather Renee Morgan and Jimmy Allen Rose will unite in marriage at 2 p.m. on March 7 at the First Baptist Church in Pineville followed by a private reception. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:00:35 EST 5 charged in multistate sex trafficking ring http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152174259/5-charged-in-multistate-sex-trafficking-ring ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday charged five St. Paul residents in what authorities allege was a multistate sex-trafficking ring whose victims included minors. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:00:34 EST Fish & Wildlife ready to help http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152170347/Fish--Wildlife-ready-to-help Gearing up to offer their assistance to those residents who may need help with flooding issues expected to arise in the region, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife (KDFW) Officer Steve Combs said they are trained and have equipment to help if... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:35:33 EST Immigration in limbo http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/152148192/Immigration-in-limbo A pair of recent federal court rulings should convince Americans on all sides of the immigration debate that reform is an urgent priority. The rulings hamstring the president whether he's trying to enforce border security (to please hard-liners)... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:05:32 EST State’s economic successes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152168879/States-economic-successes Kentucky is back in the national spotlight. And not just because it's March Madness. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:50:36 EST Religion can be crazy http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152170259/Religion-can-be-crazy Faith has been a major part of my life for a long time. Belief in God, the Bible and church involvement go way back for me. There is so much about all of it that has shaped and impacted every fiber of my life. A faith relationship with God is... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:45:34 EST