NEWS


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Listen to the mockingbird…all night
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History, her story
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Kudzu summer
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ACA replacement must fund drug treatment

ACA replacement must fund drug treatment

FRANKFORT — A group of state attorneys general is imploring members of Congress and the President to adequately fund drug treatment in any plan ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Pops Concert slated for Sunday

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will host an old-fashioned “band in the park”...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Friday, April 28, the 118th day of 2017. There are 247 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On April 28, 1967, heavyweig...

April 28th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Police investigating after remains found in wooded areaCADIZ, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they are investigating after finding the rema...

April 27th, 2017 |  


1 served, another arrested

1 served, another arrested

One person was served a citation recently, which lead to the arrest of another by an officer with the Middlesboro Police Department.According to a rep...

April 27th, 2017 |  


2 arrests after near-wreck

2 arrests after near-wreck

A Bell County deputy made two arrests Tuesday after he said he was almost hit head-on.According to a news release from the Bell County Sheriff’s...

April 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Middlesboro sweeps Bobcats

Middlesboro sweeps Bobcats

Middlesboro’s win streak improved to five games on Tuesday as the Yellow Jackets swept Bell County in a doubleheader. Despite only tallying five...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Harlan County rallies past Lady Jackets

Harlan County rallies past Lady Jackets

The downfall for Middlesboro began when Madison Shields hit Harlan County’s Lainey Cox with a pitch at the beginning of the seventh inning. This...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Kentucky All-Stars announced

Kentucky All-Stars announced

Rosters for the Kentucky All-Star Basketball Classic have been set, and the 13th Region will be represented in the boys and girls game. The classic, w...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SEC has big time major league talent

SEC has big time major league talent

During my early days in the 1960s and 1970s, there wasn’t a lot of media coverage in college baseball. It wasn’t easy to find articles or ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


A plan for the future

A plan for the future

The landscape of youth athletics has followed a similar pattern throughout the majority of the past decade or more. Children in the area join a little...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Lions end week with 10-0 victory over Red Bird

Lions end week with 10-0 victory over Red Bird

After a disappointing start to the week that saw Pineville pick up a 12-2 victory over Jellico before dropping games to Barbourville and Cumberland Ga...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Listen to the mockingbird…all night
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Community Calendar
Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of the state’s exec...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Trump tells NRA: ‘You have a true friend’ in White House

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Kudzu summer

Kudzu summer

The unstoppable vine that has taken over the South, known as Kudzu, is soon to start reclaiming its hold yet again as summer is arriving. As beautiful...

April 28th, 2017 |  


A homeless journey

A homeless journey

I am a strong believer God puts us in situations to challenge us and at the same time knowing we will do the right thing. I know in my life the hardes...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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The art of beating around the bush
Parents can guide but children make their own choices

Parents can guide but children make their own choices

How many parents have waited for the day when their child’s eyes would suddenly be opened and like the prodigal they will finally see the truth ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Get ready for… Friday?

Get ready for… Friday?

“Well,” said Steve, the tall cowboy among us, “at least it’s Friday and we all have the weekend to look forward to.”Doc ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Kentucky needs opioid addiction recovery centers

In recent years we have watched as our state has been overrun by opioid use.It is a sad reality that has already claimed many lives, especially in nor...

April 27th, 2017 |  


New law will help transparency, accountability

New law will help transparency, accountability

Lost in the headlines of the recently completed 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is a new law that is designed to increase transp...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Wednesday, April 26, the 116th day of 2017. There are 249 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 26, 1777, accordi...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Top reasons Trump must release his tax returns

President Trump claims ordinary people “don’t care at all” that he’s the first chief executive in more than 40 years not to re...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA