Jordan Brooks, Author at Middlesboro News

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Swappin’ Meetin’ makes a post-pandemic return

NEWS RELEASE One of Kentucky’s oldest festivals, the Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ will return in-person this year celebrate the diverse artistic heritage of southeastern Kentucky. The ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:42 am

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White Lightning Trail Festival has something for everyone

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@bluegrassnewsmedia.com One of the area’s largest summer events, the White Lightning Trail Festival, features a variety of family friendly activities that celebrate the ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Monday, September 26, 2022 3:56 pm

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Los Coast closes down this year’s Levitt series

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com Los Coast, a psychedelic pop-soul duo from Austin, Texas, closed out the Levitt AMP concert series on Sept. 15. On their debut ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Friday, September 23, 2022 1:30 pm

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Bell School Board honors students and teachers

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com The Bell County Board of Education on Wednesday honored both students and teachers for their achievements this school year. In the National ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Thursday, September 22, 2022 3:28 pm

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Funding helps Bell County produce historical coloring book

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com The Bell County Historical Society received a Local History Trust Fund Grant from the Kentucky Historical Society in 2018, allowing it to ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Monday, September 19, 2022 2:11 pm

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Softball teams host game to raise suicide awareness

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com On Sept. 3, three women’s softball teams paid $100 each to play in a three-team tournament at a Middlesboro T-ball field to ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Friday, September 16, 2022 5:14 am

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Levitt manager says Middlesboro event has bright future

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com As programs officer for the Mortimer and Mimi Levitt Foundation in charge of managing nearly 20 Levitt AMP sites across the country, ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Friday, September 16, 2022 5:11 am

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Sears Hometown Store holds ribbon cutting for new owner

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com Jim Fortner’s career at Middlesboro’s Sears Hometown store has come full circle. Fortner, who originally started at the store behind the counter, ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:31 pm

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Wing and a prayer: Teams compete for cash prizes in annual cookoff competition

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com Saturday should be heaven on earth for chicken wing fans anywhere near Middlesboro as the annual Wing Fling returns. The event, which ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:27 pm

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Concert series winding down: Victor Wainwright and the Train highlight second-to-last performance of ’22

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com Victor Wainwright and the Train visited the Middlesboro Levitt stage last Thursday for the penultimate performance in the summer music series. Though ... Read more

by Jordan Brooks, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 12:26 pm

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