Anthony Cloud

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A strong Middlesboro rushing attack was too much for Harlan as the visiting Dragons lost to the Yellow Jackets 48-10 on Friday.
“I thought it was a good win for us,” said Middlesboro head coach Zach Massengill. “We felt like we could run the football.”
The senior running back duo of Ryan Pittman and Seth Barton created a m

Jackets roll to 48-10 win over Harlan

A strong Middlesboro rushing attack was too much for Harlan as the visiting Dragons lost to the Yellow Jackets 48-10 on Friday. “I thought it was a good win for us,” said Middlesboro head coach Zach Massengill. “We felt like we could run the football.” The senior running back duo of Ryan Pittman and Seth Barton created a m

All's 'well' at schools

The Bell County Board of Education is installing a new heating and cooling system at Bell Central and Bell High School as one of their many school projects taking place. School officials say the new geothermal system will generate energy savings for the two schools. “This performance contract is paid for by the energy savings generated by t

The Bell County School District will have an attendance clerk again this year. The board of education approved the position, which will also include the role of home bound teacher, during a recent school board meeting.
The board plans to hire Chris Warren, who held the position last year. The pay for the position is $100 a day.
“We gained m

Panel approves attendance clerk

The Bell County School District will have an attendance clerk again this year. The board of education approved the position, which will also include the role of home bound teacher, during a recent school board meeting. The board plans to hire Chris Warren, who held the position last year. The pay for the position is $100 a day. “We gained m

In a move to encourage more teachers to participate in after-school tutoring, the Bell County School Board approved a new ESS pay schedule during their regular board meeting on Tuesday. The schedule will now pay teachers $30 an hour during after-school tutoring sessions.
The increase is not an expense to the board and will be paid through Title I

Pay increase for after-school tutoring

In a move to encourage more teachers to participate in after-school tutoring, the Bell County School Board approved a new ESS pay schedule during their regular board meeting on Tuesday. The schedule will now pay teachers $30 an hour during after-school tutoring sessions. The increase is not an expense to the board and will be paid through Title I

A Middlesboro woman was indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury recently after being accused of possessing tools to make meth and endangering children.
Tasha Laws, 26, was indicted for manufacturing methamphetamine and five counts of fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child.
According to the indictment, Laws left a bag containing

Laws indicted on charges of making meth

A Middlesboro woman was indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury recently after being accused of possessing tools to make meth and endangering children. Tasha Laws, 26, was indicted for manufacturing methamphetamine and five counts of fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child. According to the indictment, Laws left a bag containing

When you mention Log Mountain the thought that comes to mind is Bell County Bobcat football. This named location is synonymous with football because of the success of the high school program there.
This past week the location hosted the Bell County Coal Country Crusade with Evangelist Rick Gage. Rich Gage grow up in Texas but now leads GoTell Mini

Coal Country Crusade a success

When you mention Log Mountain the thought that comes to mind is Bell County Bobcat football. This named location is synonymous with football because of the success of the high school program there. This past week the location hosted the Bell County Coal Country Crusade with Evangelist Rick Gage. Rich Gage grow up in Texas but now leads GoTell Mini

Outcast BMX took to the gym at Middlesboro High School on Tuesday to perform stunts for the students in attendance. The show was part of the Coal Country Go Tell Crusade.
The group, which is based out of Nashville, Tenn., travels the country speaking to audiences of all ages. They typically perform at school assemblies, outreaches, conferences and

Outcast BMX performs for students

Outcast BMX took to the gym at Middlesboro High School on Tuesday to perform stunts for the students in attendance. The show was part of the Coal Country Go Tell Crusade. The group, which is based out of Nashville, Tenn., travels the country speaking to audiences of all ages. They typically perform at school assemblies, outreaches, conferences and

Two individuals accused of endangering a juvenile following an ATV wreck were indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury recently. Charles Partin, 39, of Pineville, and Jacqualine S. Hobbs, 21, of Pineville, were both indicted for first-degree wanton endangerment.
According to the arrest citation, the Bell County Sheriff's Department responded to a tw

Partin, Hobbs indicted by grand jury

Two individuals accused of endangering a juvenile following an ATV wreck were indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury recently. Charles Partin, 39, of Pineville, and Jacqualine S. Hobbs, 21, of Pineville, were both indicted for first-degree wanton endangerment. According to the arrest citation, the Bell County Sheriff's Department responded to a tw

A Pathfork man has been indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury on rape and sodomy charges.
Brady J. Patrick, 27, was indicted for first-degree sodomy, first-degree rape, incest and first-degree sexual abuse.
According to the indictment, Patrick committed the offenses from 2005 through 2011 to a child under the age of 12.
Patrick was originally a

Patrick indicted for sodomy, rape

A Pathfork man has been indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury on rape and sodomy charges. Brady J. Patrick, 27, was indicted for first-degree sodomy, first-degree rape, incest and first-degree sexual abuse. According to the indictment, Patrick committed the offenses from 2005 through 2011 to a child under the age of 12. Patrick was originally a

Panel approves $2,500 for relief application

During a recent Bell County Fiscal Court meeting, the panel approved the payment of $2,500 to the Kentucky State Treasurer for Brownfield Liability Relief eligibility. The move will allow Bell County Attorney Neil Ward to submit an application that could help clean up the old Middlesboro Tannery property and get it ready for sale. “There's

Along with Bell County High School, Bell Central School Center is undergoing some major renovations in an attempt to upgrade their facilities. The total construction cost for the project is $3.5 million, which does not include the cost of the geothermal well field for the HVAC system.
There is a new heating and air system being installed for the e

Bell Central receives renovations

Along with Bell County High School, Bell Central School Center is undergoing some major renovations in an attempt to upgrade their facilities. The total construction cost for the project is $3.5 million, which does not include the cost of the geothermal well field for the HVAC system. There is a new heating and air system being installed for the e

Main Street prepares for Halloween

Main Street Pineville is beginning to gear up for Halloween. During a recent city council meeting, Main Street Director Jacob Roan discussed some of the Halloween activities that will be occurring near the end of October. Roan said the haunted campground will be moved back to the third-story of the jail this year. They have received permission fro

Bell County Volunteer Fire Department President Adron Wilson addressed the Bell County Fiscal Court on Tuesday during a regularly scheduled meeting.
He requested the fiscal court place $25,000 in the department's general fund.
Wilson said the account, which they use to write funds out of that don't come directly to the fiscal court for approval,

Fire department requests $25,000

Bell County Volunteer Fire Department President Adron Wilson addressed the Bell County Fiscal Court on Tuesday during a regularly scheduled meeting. He requested the fiscal court place $25,000 in the department's general fund. Wilson said the account, which they use to write funds out of that don't come directly to the fiscal court for approval,

Arrest Records

The following individuals were recently lodged in the Bell County Detention Center: • Gary L. Bell Jr., 19, of Middlesboro, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, driving on DUI suspended license, operating an ATV without headgear and failure of owner to maintain required security; • James Branham, 62, of Middlesboro, operatin

Michele Lawson and Sally Smith, the president of the Bell County Board of Trustees, addressed the Bell County Fiscal Court on Tuesday to announce the public library tax rate for the fiscal year 2014-2015.
According to Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock, the two were in attendance because of new legislation, which will affect all the special t

Lawson discusses library tax rate

Michele Lawson and Sally Smith, the president of the Bell County Board of Trustees, addressed the Bell County Fiscal Court on Tuesday to announce the public library tax rate for the fiscal year 2014-2015. According to Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock, the two were in attendance because of new legislation, which will affect all the special t

The Pineville City Council approved an agreement with the Department of Highways on Monday that will allow the department to repair a portion of the highway and the flood wall. The agreement is a one time thing and the department will not be responsible for future repairs, according to Pineville Mayor Sherwin Rader.
According to the agreement, the

State to fix a grate

The Pineville City Council approved an agreement with the Department of Highways on Monday that will allow the department to repair a portion of the highway and the flood wall. The agreement is a one time thing and the department will not be responsible for future repairs, according to Pineville Mayor Sherwin Rader. According to the agreement, the

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Olivia Faith Johnson was recognized during the Bell County Fiscal Court meeting on Tuesday for being awarded Mini Miss Kentucky 2014. The panel later passed a resolution to request the state to place a sign at the county borders, as done in previous years.

Mini Miss Kentucky

Anthony Cloud | Daily News Olivia Faith Johnson was recognized during the Bell County Fiscal Court meeting on Tuesday for being awarded Mini Miss Kentucky 2014. The panel later passed a resolution to request the state to place a sign at the county borders, as done in previous years.

Pineville police receives grant

On Monday, the Pineville City Council announced the city police department was awarded $8,843 from the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS). The funds are from the Law Enforcement Protection Grant Program and are to be used for the purchase of duty weapons and ammunition. “The award is for the purchase of nine duty weapons and some a

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A beautiful rainbow appeared following a quick storm that rolled through Middlesboro on Thursday.

Somewhere over the rainbow

Ray Welch | Daily News A beautiful rainbow appeared following a quick storm that rolled through Middlesboro on Thursday.

A Middlesboro woman was arrested Sunday morning after she allegedly fired two rounds at her boyfriend.
Jacqueline Magnoline Risner, 25, was charged by Middlesboro Police Officer Justin Barton with attempted murder.
According to the arrest citation, Risner fired a Taurus .38-caliber revolver at Andrew Lamdin in their residence on Cumberland Avenue

Risner charged with attempted murder

A Middlesboro woman was arrested Sunday morning after she allegedly fired two rounds at her boyfriend. Jacqueline Magnoline Risner, 25, was charged by Middlesboro Police Officer Justin Barton with attempted murder. According to the arrest citation, Risner fired a Taurus .38-caliber revolver at Andrew Lamdin in their residence on Cumberland Avenue




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