NEWS


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Community reception held
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Mountain music
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Salon celebrates opening
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US had near record heat, costly weather disasters in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Woman charged with jewel theft

A Middlesboro woman was arrested Jan. 9 for allegedly stealing from a store in the Middlesboro Mall.According to a citation from the Middlesboro Polic...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Fiscal court encourages revitalization

The Bell County Fiscal Court has taken a step toward helping with downtown revitalization in the city of Pineville.They passed the first reading of an...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Flu level raised to widespread in Ky.

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is raising the influenza (flu) level in the ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Mountain music

Mountain music

At a classical music concert the musicians gather on stage, often wearing black clothing, playing stringed instruments that have been around for hundr...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Tenn. traffic stop ends with police shooting 2 people

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a traffic stop in Tennessee ended with state police troopers firing at two people.Tennessee Bureau of In...

January 13th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Panthers rout Bell County
Harlan wins 4th straight All ‘A’ title

Harlan wins 4th straight All ‘A’ title

CORBIN — A fourth straight 13th Region All “A” Classic title did not come easy for the Harlan Lady Dragons, who are becoming accusto...

January 13th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 2017. |  


Lady Cats drop two straight with loss to Campbell Co.

Lady Cats drop two straight with loss to Campbell Co.

The Bell County defense wasn’t enough to stop a potent offensive attack from Campbell County on Thursday. The Lady Cats lost their second straig...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Lady Lions catch fire

Lady Lions catch fire

A slim halftime lead turned into a double-digit victory on Thursday when Pineville battled Barbourville in the semifinals of the 13th Region All A Cla...

January 13th, 2017 |  


No. 25 LMU beats Anderson

No. 25 LMU beats Anderson

ANDERSON, S.C. — Luquon Choice broke the South Atlantic Conference career record for 3-pointers as the 25th-ranked Railsplitters (11-4, 6-3 SAC)...

January 12th, 2017 |  


A perfect 10

A perfect 10

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — Second-ranked Union College led from wire-to-wire in collecting the 87-65 Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) victory over...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Lions advance

Lady Lions advance

Pineville continued its winning streak on Tuesday when the Lady Lions handed Red Bird a one-sided 64-38 defeat in the opening round of the 13th Region...

January 11th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Community Calendar

Bruschetta, 3 ways, for a satisfying main dish

There are few dishes more elemental and satisfying than bruschetta. A mainstay at many Italian restaurants, it’s an appetizer comprising slices ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Garden club decorates tree at MARH

Garden club decorates tree at MARH

Photo submittedCumberland Park Garden Club decorated the Middlesboro ARH Hospital annual Christmas tree in the lobby. The tree was decorated with mult...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Animal groups work together

Animal groups work together

It’s a given that humans work together as a society, and in nature many animal species do the same. Predators such as wolves hunt in packs to be...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


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...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Youth Conservation Corps seeks applicants

Applications are being accepted for two three-week summer sessions of the award-winning Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC).The applic...

January 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Today in History

State Senate week in review

State Senate week in review

FRANKFORT—As is customary during the first week of a 30-day session, the Kentucky General Assembly concentrated on performing organizational act...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Record expungement right for Ky.

Just because someone has been incarcerated for a low-level crime doesn’t mean he or she is a bad person.A lot of people who have been convicted ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Pilotless passenger planes could be very bad idea

Pilotless passenger planes could be very bad idea

Just as a plane filled with passengers was accelerating down the runway and started to go airborne, a voice came over the speakers:“Good morning...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Love will endure whatever may come

Love will endure whatever may come

It’s hard to believe that six months has gone by since my dad passed away. I know that many of you have lost one or both parents and I’m s...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Things God wants you to take

A Christian heart is a generous heart. It is not in the Christian spirit to be greedy or selfish. Everyone would agree that being a giving, benevolent...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2017. There are 351 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan...

January 14th, 2017 |  


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