Joe Asher, Author at Middlesboro News

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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A Speedwell, Tennessee, man is facing charges including drug trafficking after allegedly being found in possession of methamphetamine and other items during a traffic stop. ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 8:46 am

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City awarded grant for training facility; $69,000 to benefit fire department

The city of Middlesboro has been awarded a grant in the amount of $69,000 earmarked for improvements to the Middlesboro City Fire Department’s training facilities. ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Thursday, December 30, 2021 10:23 am

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Bell County reports five new COVID cases

Bell County reported five new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, putting the county’s total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic at 5,971. ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:01 am

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Woman faces trafficking, bailjumping charges

A Middlesboro woman is facing charges including trafficking methamphetamine and bail jumping after allegedly being found in possession of the drug and jumping bail. Jennifer ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Friday, November 12, 2021 10:57 am

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Senator Rand Paul visits Bell County

On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul traveled to Middlesboro, Kentucky, to meet with Kentuckians hear about the issues most important to them, and discuss his ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:12 am

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Council member receives training award

news release The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) recently recognized Middlesboro Councilmember Glynna Brown with a KLC Level I award for Achievement in City Governance. ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 3:40 pm

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Children’s Christmas contest announced

Christmas is an enjoyable time for all, and extra special for children. This year, Main Street Middlesboro and First State Bank are presenting “What Christmas ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 4:29 pm

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Kentucky passes 10,000 COVID deaths

Kentucky passed another COVID-19 milestone on Monday, with the state’s death toll topping 10,000. During his update on Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced an additional ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 4:26 pm

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Man charged with meth possession

A Tennessee man is facing charges including possession of methamphetamine after allegedly being found in possession of the drug following Middlesboro Police K-9 Rahab alerting ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Monday, November 8, 2021 1:29 pm

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Man charged with seeking sex with juvenile

A Harrogate, TN., man is facing a charge of using an electronic device to procure a minor for a sex offense after allegedly attempting to ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Wednesday, November 3, 2021 1:04 pm

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