Latest News

Mountain Fiesta set for Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 in Cumberland Gap

J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) is pleased to announce that the Mountain Fiesta, a community festival celebrating Appalachian and Latin American culture, is set for ... Read more

4 days ago by Special to The Middlesboro News.

Covid-19 is killing 40 Kentuckians a day

Most measures of the pandemic in Kentucky inched down Wednesday, except the most serious: deaths and Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation. The state reported 52 ... Read more

4 days ago by Al Cross.

Flags at half-staff Friday to honor victims lost to COVID

Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Friday in honor ... Read more

4 days ago by Tom Latek.

Abraham Lincoln’s lesson learned

By Jadon Gibson Contributing Writer Abraham Lincoln, a Whig party member at the time, was elected to the Illinois state legislature in the late 1830s ... Read more

5 days ago by Jeff Moreland.

Beshear recognizes National Recovery Month; See connected video here

Gov. Andy Beshear, the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) recognized September as National ... Read more

6 days ago by Special to The Middlesboro News.

Poll, falling vaccination rates spark concern that Covid-19 conflicts make Kentuckians skeptical of long-accepted vaccines

The first day of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky‘s annual health policy forum addressed vaccine hesitancy, which the foundation’s latest poll and other information ... Read more

7 days ago by Melissa Patrick.

State Capitol loop closing for security reasons

Much like Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House was closed to vehicular traffic over 25 years ago in Washington, D.C., security considerations will ... Read more

7 days ago by Tom Latek.

Bill proposes state paying total cost of full-day kindergarten

Legislation proposed for the 2022 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly would make state funding for the entire cost of full-day kindergarten a permanent ... Read more

7 days ago by Tom Latek.

KSP investigates double fatality in Bell County

On Sunday, Sept. 19, at 8:54 a.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call from Bell County 911 for assistance on a single-vehicle ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 weeks ago by Joe Asher.

| Older >