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Get a COVID test – if not for you, then for someone you love

I’ve washed my hands a thousand times in recent weeks, and I hope you have, too. Hand sanitizer is something I’ve always used, but lately, ... Read more

23 hours ago by Jeff Moreland.

Nurses need more than PPE

By RICH BLUNI, RN Across the U.S., coronavirus infection rates are surging, with no end in sight. If you’re a nurse, you may feel like ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Bad guys apparently don’t wear nice shoes

As editor of The Middlesboro News for just over three months, I’m still learning about the community. One of the best ways for an old ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jeff Moreland.

Reader upset about appearance of McLin Cemetery in Rose Hill

I have always taken pride in the appearance of the McLin Cemetery in Rose Hill where my fam- ily members are buried. That pride has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

The movement for black lives is a small-town movement, too

By KAREN DOLAN Director of the Criminalization of Race and Poverty Project at the Institute for Policy Studies Something’s happening — and not just in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Community Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics: Your Key to Good Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the importance of healthcare providers, networks, and collaborations in our local communities. In particular, the Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

AHCA/NCAL Reacts to Distribution of Provider Relief Funds for Skilled Nursing Facilities

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and long term care facilities across the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Extension News: Controlling Weeds and Soil Compaction in the Vegetable Garden

Jeremy N. Williams, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service Home gardeners are now looking forward to that first ripe tomato or ear of corn picked ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Lincoln Letters for Kids: The White House during the Civil War

Natalie Sweet, Program Coordinator, Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum Have you ever visited the White House? It is a special house in Washington, D.C. where ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Bell County behind in 2020 Census response

The original deadline to complete the 2020 U.S. Census has come and gone, but it’s still not too late to stand up and be counted. ... Read more

1 month ago by Jeff Moreland.

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