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  1. Fighting to end Alzheimera sRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Middlesboro Daily News

    As an Alzheimer's Association ambassador, I champion the fight to end Alzheimer's and am proud of our community's efforts. On Oc.


  2. Newby paces Bulldogs in exhibition loss to EKURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Union College forward Gerrard Newby finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulldogs dropped a 97-66 exhibition matchup to Eastern Kentucky on Sunday afternoon. The Bulldogs were facing their first NCAA Division I opponent since Dec. 30, 2012, when the Bulldogs faced Morehead State University.


  3. UT-Martin tops EKU 42-35 in wild finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Jarod Neal threw three touchdowns passes - his last providing the game-winning score with 1:05 left - and Tennessee-Martin beat Eastern Kentucky 42-35 on Saturday. Tennessee-Martin scored 25 fourth-quarter points to shock the Colonels, who were led by Bennie Coney's five passing touchdowns.


  4. Support a Rogers Scholarsa through 5K glow run/walkRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Center for Rural Development is hosting the third annual Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk to support and raise funds for the youth leadership program that provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for high school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The family-friendly event will be held on Oct. 30, from 7-9 p.m. at The Center in Somerset.


  5. SOAR board approves criteria, application process for Kentucky Appalachian Regional Development fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Eastern Kentucky communities will soon have a chance to apply for grants of up to $250,000 each to support work on job creation, broadband expansion, health and more. The SOAR Executive Board approved funding criteria and an application process for the Kentucky Appalachian Regional Development fund today at its meeting in Prestonsburg.


  6. Wildcats survive EKURead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Daily News Patrick Towles scores a touchdown on a quarterback keeper during UK's 34-27 victory over EKU on Saturday. Daily News Patrick Towles scores a touchdown on a quarterback keeper during UK's 34-27 victory over EKU on Saturday.


  7. Kentucky aims to avoid a letdown against EKURead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Wildcats want to avoid what would be their worst nightmare - getting upset coming off an emotional win against a ranked opponent. Kentucky hosts FCS Eastern Kentucky this Saturday, a Bluegrass neighbor with everything to gain against a Southeastern Conference counterpart that stands to lose more than just a game if they are complacent.


  8. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro . Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event.


  9. Preparing for basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Union men's basketball coach Kevin Burton has announced the Bulldogs' 2015-16 schedule; which features 12 home dates, two tournaments and an exhibition matchup with a NCAA Division I opponent. Union is coming off the most successful season in program history in which they finished ranked 11th in the final NAIA Division II Coaches' Poll.


  10. Officials hope fiber create more jobsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    In the 1970s, as the oil crisis spurred an increase in mining, Victor Justice taught people in eastern Kentucky how to mine coal. As the coal industry disappears across Appalachia, politicians and entrepreneurs have been trying to find something to replace it.


  11. Entrepreneurs selected as EIEA finalistsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Twelve entrepreneurs from nine Kentucky counties have been selected as finalists in the 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program and will be recognized at a regional awards luncheon in September at The Center for Rural Development. The EIEA program - honoring excellence in entrepreneurship since 2001 - recognizes and promotes small business owners and entrepreneurs in the region who have exemplified the entrepreneurial spirit by creating and managing a successful business enterprise.


  12. Promise Zone identifies more than $200M in fundsRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    In just 18 months, more than $200 million in funding has been identified for projects in Kentucky's Promise Zone of Bell, Harlan, Letcher, Perry, Leslie, Clay, Knox and part of Whitley counties. The funds come from a combination of federal grants, private foundations, federal loans, private investments and other sources of money from outside the Promise Zone.


  13. Applicants sought for new call centerRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Jobseekers will have the opportunity to apply and interview for several new jobs coming soon to Letcher County during a job fair in Jenkins for Healthcare National Marketing, Inc. a health service company that enrolls customers into the National Association for Medical and Dental to receive group dental, vision and prescription drug benefits. The Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. and the city of Jenkins will host the job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 11 at Jenkins city hall, located at 9404 Hwy.


  14. Warning against storm-related price gouging, scamsRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Kentucky is on notice that price-gouging businesses and scam artists are preying on flood victims, and it will not be tolerated. Gov. Steve Beshear declared a state of emergency in the wake of the recent severe thunderstorms and flooding.


  15. Drug epidemic trendsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    One of the hallmarks of illegal drug use in Kentucky is that each epidemic tends to hit a region particularly hard before it fans out across the state. Northern Kentucky and Louisville, for example, have suffered more than most from the recent steep increase in heroin addiction.


  16. To serve and protectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    "Go out into the world, learn all you can and bring it home," is something Doyle Halcomb learned in his youth and never forgot. Halcomb has worn a great many hats over the years.


  17. Challenge cadets to visit veterans centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Cadets from the Appalachian ChalleNGe Academy will visit the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard on June 8. During their visit cadets will participate in routine morning activities, play an exhibition basketball game for the veterans and sponsor a Bingo tournament. The visit to the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center was set up by a council of cadets and will include the Appalachian Challenge Academy Honor Platoon and other cadets based on essay submissions.


  18. Wildcats to play DukeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Kentucky will face defending champion Duke and host in-state rival Louisville in a challenging non-conference schedule including road games at UCLA and Kansas. The Wildcats will also host Arizona State and meet Ohio State on Dec. 19 in Brooklyn, New York, in the non-league schedule released Thursday.


  19. The European hornet is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The European hornet is back in the Eastern Kentucky/Tri-State area and can be quite dangerous to people and property. They are a predatory species and pose a great threat to honey bee populations also.


  20. Appalachian food guide seeking submissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Community Farm Alliance and the Eastern Kentucky Food Systems Collaborative are accepting submissions for a local food guide to highlight eastern Kentucky restaurants, farmers markets, CSA's , and agri-tourism events. Owners and patrons are invited to submit their local food business to the guide via an online survey.


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