Joe Asher, Author at Middlesboro News

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First responders honored

Bell County first responders were honored with a free lunch provided by AmeriCorps members serving at Bell County High School in observance of 9/11. Tammie ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Friday, September 17, 2021 3:04 pm

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Most county tax rates remain unchanged

The Bell County Fiscal Court addressed county tax rates during a meeting on Tuesday, with most rates remaining unchanged. Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock explained ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Friday, September 17, 2021 3:02 pm

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City’s Southside Park opens

Middlesboro’s Southside Park is set to reopen on Friday, Sept. 17, with brand new playground equipment for children to enjoy. Middlesboro City Council Member Boone ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Friday, September 17, 2021 3:00 pm

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Wing Fling set for Sept. 25

Middlesboro’s Wing Fling is set for Saturday, Sept. 25, with all the trappings that have made the chicken wing-centered event one of the city’s favorites. ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 9:10 am

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Nelson receives leadership award

Middlesboro Mayor Rick Nelson was awarded the 2021 Leadership Enrichment Ad Development (LEAD) award by the Kentucky League of Cities, which is awarded to Kentucky ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 9:08 am

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Middlesboro ARH faces COVID surge

Hospitals across the state are seeing a dramatic increase in admissions due to COVID-19, and Middlesboro ARH is no exception. According to Middlesboro ARH Community ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 9:04 am

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Middlesboro City Hall remains closed until Friday

Middlesboro City Hall, which has been closed to the public for two weeks due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the city and Bell ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Monday, September 13, 2021 2:50 pm

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City names street after late coach

The city of Middlesboro will honor late Middlesboro High School football coach and standout athlete Kenny Roark on Friday, designating one of the city’s streets ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 7:50 am

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Man faces theft, fleeing charges; Allegedly took $1,190 in goods from Walmart

A Corbin man is facing charges including theft by unlawful taking and fleeing or evading police after allegedly taking items from a Walmart store. Robert ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 7:10 am

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Brock says virus is ravaging the unvaccinated

Bell County reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with a total of 79 new cases reported on Saturday and Sunday. Bell County Judge-Executive ... Read more

by Joe Asher, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 5:13 pm

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