Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:54:59 EST 1800 Harrogate BMA handles problem property complaints http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152604598/Harrogate-BMA-handles-problem-property-complaints The Harrogate Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) spent a good deal of time last week handling several issues with problem properties, some of which have been ongoing for a protracted length of time. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:40:33 EST Jail budget discussed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152603193/Jail-budget-discussed Two special called meetings of the Bell County Fiscal Court were conducted by Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock in Pineville this week. Items on the agenda were the hiring of county staff and the jail budget. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:20:31 EST Local writing gives roots http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152451954/Local-writing-gives-roots Students at Middlesboro Elementary School were given some tips to improve their writing by George Ella Lyon recently. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:45:32 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152586308/News-in-Brief Potential billion-dollar verdict rests on disputed deadline Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:40:32 EST Committee transparency short-lived http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152584454/Committee-transparency-short-lived A motion approved just last month by the Claiborne Commission was to have made information from the various county committee meetings a bit more transparent to the general public via oral summations given during the monthly commission... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:40:31 EST Trails committee meets http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152571830/Trails-committee-meets Spring has sprung and that means many people are spending more time outside in one of the natural beauties in the Tri-State. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking and canoeing are just some of the possibilities for outdoor... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:35:31 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152540745/News-in-Brief Ky. judges ponder case of school bullying suicideFRANKFORT (AP) — Can schools and teachers be held responsible if a bullied student commits suicide? Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:20:33 EST The Monarch butterfly will soon be in Ky. http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152578489/The-Monarch-butterfly-will-soon-be-in-Ky. Around the middle of March, Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) usually begin to mate and often start moving around in their overwintering sites. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:10:31 EST Behind the badge http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152577644/Behind-the-badge Standing well over 6 foot tall and well-known in the area, veteran Middlesboro Police Officer Barry Cowan has enforced the law in the city of Middlesboro for a decade. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:55:35 EST Va. State Parks to offer special spring break options http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news/152578463/Va.-State-Parks-to-offer-special-spring-break-options RICHMOND — When spring break comes and you're looking for something to do, look no further than a Virginia State park. Virginia State Parks will offer special programming in all parks March 27 through April 12. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:20:33 EST Jobless rates down in 119 Ky. counties http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152580722/Jobless-rates-down-in-119-Ky.-counties FRANKFORT — Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2014 and February 2015, while Russell County stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:05:32 EST Ky. State Parks Offer Camping Discount in April, May http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152578019/Ky.-State-Parks-Offer-Camping-Discount-in-April-May FRANKFORT — Kentucky State Parks are offering a weekday camping deal in April and May – pay for one night and get the second night free Sunday through Thursday. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:15:37 EST Gobble Map app released http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152577999/Gobble-Map-app-released EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Turkey hunters are now able to check turkey activity and sightings in their local area thanks to the Gobble Map from the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and Powderhook. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:15:35 EST Fish hit close to home at FINs lakes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/152577982/Fish-hit-close-to-home-at-FINs-lakes FRANKFORT—The arrival of March was the start of a new license year in Kentucky and reassurance that spring is near. One of the best places to put a 2015-16 fishing license to use in early spring is at a Fishing in Neighborhoods (FINs)... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:15:33 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152540716/News-in-Brief Ky. legislature stops gas tax decrease, takes on heroin Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:20:33 EST Advisory council addresses school board http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152538035/Advisory-council-addresses-school-board Pineville High School senior class president Abigail Proffitt was nominated by her peers to represent the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council and address Superintendent Terry Hayes and the Pineville school board recently during the... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:35:37 EST In the Promise Zone http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152553671/In-the-Promise-Zone The 2015 Promise Zone Community Forum was held Tuesday at the Bell-Whitley Conference Room in Pineville. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:30:31 EST Jury returns 20 drug indictments http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152477128/Jury-returns-20-drug-indictments The Bell County Grand Jury handed down 20 several drug-related indictments recently. Of those 20, eight were for manufacturing methamphetamine and 12 were for trafficking a controlled substance. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:10:31 EST Meet and Greet scheduled at park http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152556369/Meet-and-Greet-scheduled-at-park As park neighbors and visitors immerse themselves in the long anticipated warmth by hiking the park's 85 miles of trails and reveling in the beauty of the early blossoming spring wildflowers, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:05:32 EST Fatal in Knox County http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/152556502/Fatal-in-Knox-County Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan is investigating a fatal crash after they received a call of an injury collision on KY 3436 in the Corbin community of Knox County on Tuesday. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:20:32 EST