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Is Middlesboro ready to be wet?

The city of Middlesboro could become wet when voters go to the polls on June 23. The issue of businesses in the city being able ... Read more

3 hours ago by Jeff Moreland.

McConnell sees more to accomplish if elected to another term

Mitch McConnell has represented Kentucky in the United States Senate since 1984, the longest-serving senator from Kentucky in history. However, the U.S. Senate Majority Leader ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Kentuckians to get free access to state’s virtual library

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) announced a partnership Thursday that will provide all state ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Small Business Administration announces help for Bell, other counties

In times of disaster, the U.S. Small Business Administration assists businesses of all sizes, faith-based organizations, non-profit organizations, and small agricultural cooperatives, homeowners and renters ... Read more

4 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Painting the town

Duane Standifer of the Middlesboro Street Department took advantage of a sunny morning Monday to repair the fountains at Middlesboro Square. He was painting an ... Read more

1 day ago by Jeff Moreland.

KRPS submits plan to governor on safely resuming parks and recreation activities 

Following the same process other industries have used to re-open safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society submitted a comprehensive plan ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

KentuckyWired project nears completion

While a phased reopening of the economy is taking place across the state, the desperate need for reliable, high-speed internet access in southeast Kentucky has ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

McGrath takes on Booker and Brohier in only scheduled Democratic U.S. Senate debate

Front-runner Amy McGrath debated her two most prominent challengers Monday night on KET in the only scheduled debate among Democrats who want to take on ... Read more

1 day ago by Al Cross.

Be bear aware this season

Bear sightings over the last few weeks have caused many to be cautious of outdoor activities. It is unconfirmed if the bear that has been ... Read more

1 day ago by Ashley Collingsworth.

Absentee voting now underway; June 15 is last day to request a ballot by mail

All absentee voting has been expanded to all voters due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bell County Board of Election will certify the absentee voting ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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