joeasher, Author at Middlesboro News


Laurel Cove Music Festival starts Friday

The Laurel Cove Music Festival is set to kick off on Friday, with the festival roaring back at full capacity with most COVID-19 restrictions in ... Read more

by joeasher, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:27 pm


Man facing burglary charge

A Frakes man has been charged with burglary after allegedly entering a residence through a window. Larry Blackburn, 48, was arrested on Sunday by Middlesboro ... Read more

by joeasher, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:24 pm


Man faces charges including kidnapping 

A Middlesboro man is facing charges including kidnapping after allegedly retaining a woman and threatening her with a knife. Brian Brown, 41, was arrested on ... Read more

by joeasher, Monday, June 7, 2021 12:10 pm


KMLF returns; Historic festival a success, missing bad weather over weekend

The 2021 Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is now history, having dodged poor weather for much of the weekend. The festival kicked off with an opening ... Read more

by joeasher, Monday, June 7, 2021 8:04 am


New K-9 unit joins Pineville police

The Pineville Police Department has added to their ranks, with Dutch Shepherd “Link” now a part of the team. According to a press release, Middlesboro ... Read more

by joeasher, Friday, June 4, 2021 2:17 pm


‘We’re still here’
Governor optimistic on economy in Pineville appearance

Governor Andy Beshear made an appearance in Pineville last weekend speaking to a lunchtime crowd at the Pine Mountain State Park Lodge, touching on the ... Read more

by joeasher, Friday, June 4, 2021 1:27 pm


No new COVID cases in Bell County

The Bell County Health department reported no new cases of COVID-19 in the county on Wednesday. With no new cases to report, the Bell County ... Read more

by joeasher, Friday, June 4, 2021 12:42 pm


Beshear recommends Pineville renovation project 

Governor Andy Beshear announced on Saturday that he will recommend approval of a plan that would see the city of Pineville receiving approximately $700,000 in ... Read more

by joeasher, Monday, May 31, 2021 8:50 am


Woman charged with arson 

A Middlesboro woman is facing charges including arson after allegedly starting a fire in a residence resulting in the injury of a firefighter. Chelsie Kuhns, ... Read more

by joeasher, Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:18 am


Hunter honored at BCHS graduation Family, students chose to continue with ceremony

Bell County High School held its graduation ceremony on Friday, following the untimely passing of one of the graduating students, Dalton Hunter. Bell County Schools ... Read more

by joeasher, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 4:00 pm

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