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To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Moore; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro (behind Food City). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If re

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To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Moore; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro (behind Food City). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If re

After record snowfall and bitterly cold temperatures, most Kentuckians welcome the transition into spring. Still, changeable weather is one of the harbingers of the season, and often it comes in the form of high winds and blustery conditions. Even though tornadoes can occur in any season, they are most common in spring, along with downbursts and wi

Time to think about spring weather safety

After record snowfall and bitterly cold temperatures, most Kentuckians welcome the transition into spring. Still, changeable weather is one of the harbingers of the season, and often it comes in the form of high winds and blustery conditions. Even though tornadoes can occur in any season, they are most common in spring, along with downbursts and wi

HARROGATE, Tenn. — It was a cold Friday evening at the ballpark, but the Cumberland Gap Panthers were swinging some hot sticks as they rolled up 20 hits in a 25-1 romp over Washburn.
Every Panther reached base the first time through the lineup and the lead was in double-digits before Washburn was able to get an out. It was 13-0 after one inn

Panthers pound Washburn

HARROGATE, Tenn. — It was a cold Friday evening at the ballpark, but the Cumberland Gap Panthers were swinging some hot sticks as they rolled up 20 hits in a 25-1 romp over Washburn. Every Panther reached base the first time through the lineup and the lead was in double-digits before Washburn was able to get an out. It was 13-0 after one inn

Around the middle of March, Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) usually begin to mate and often start moving around in their overwintering sites.
As the days grow longer and winter comes to a close, they become more and more active and leave their Mexican or Californian roosts to fly north and east looking for milkweed plants on which to lay th

The Monarch butterfly will soon be in Ky.

Around the middle of March, Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) usually begin to mate and often start moving around in their overwintering sites. As the days grow longer and winter comes to a close, they become more and more active and leave their Mexican or Californian roosts to fly north and east looking for milkweed plants on which to lay th

To place an event in the “What's Goin' On” section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee's). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If received in time,

What's Goin' On

To place an event in the “What's Goin' On” section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee's). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If received in time,

The Harrogate Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) spent a good deal of time last week handling several issues with problem properties, some of which have been ongoing for a protracted length of time.
The BMA and city building inspector David Laws agreed that some issues could be addressed with certified letters to the owners making them aware of the

Harrogate BMA handles problem property complaints

The Harrogate Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) spent a good deal of time last week handling several issues with problem properties, some of which have been ongoing for a protracted length of time. The BMA and city building inspector David Laws agreed that some issues could be addressed with certified letters to the owners making them aware of the

Softball games cancelled

Westside and Wyoming East softball games slated for today have been cancelled. The Lady Renegades (3-1) were slated to host Man. That game and tomorrow'shome contest with Logan have both been cancelled. Wyoming East was scheduled to host Fayetteville today. That game has also been called off.

Black Mountain Utility District has issued a boil-water advisory for Wallins, Coldiron and Lay Hill to the Bell County line due to a main line break. Bring water to a rolling boil for one minute before consumption.

Boil-water advisory issued

Black Mountain Utility District has issued a boil-water advisory for Wallins, Coldiron and Lay Hill to the Bell County line due to a main line break. Bring water to a rolling boil for one minute before consumption.

Calling all artists

Beginning in April the Charles Harris Gallery, located in the Lonesome Pine Regional Library in Wise Va., will be collecting submissions for the Community Art Show. This is the show that any artist can display their work for all to see and appreciate and maybe even purchase. You, as the artist, reserve the right to place your works for sale. The

When it comes to planning for an appointment, dinner, event, or a situation I am a mixture of activities. One part of me begins immediately to organize things in my head from what is necessary to make this happen to what would be really neat to make a part of this 'planning' that isn't a requirement. The other mixture of my activities is a do nothi

Planning and preparation

When it comes to planning for an appointment, dinner, event, or a situation I am a mixture of activities. One part of me begins immediately to organize things in my head from what is necessary to make this happen to what would be really neat to make a part of this 'planning' that isn't a requirement. The other mixture of my activities is a do nothi

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The Faith Baptist Church of Myra will be performing their 11th annual passion play, Were You There, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly April 4-5. Over this period of time over 4,000 people have attended the performances. This year there will again be two performances to allow as many people as possible to attend. The hope of Faith Baptist

11th annual passion play slated

Courtesy photo The Faith Baptist Church of Myra will be performing their 11th annual passion play, Were You There, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly April 4-5. Over this period of time over 4,000 people have attended the performances. This year there will again be two performances to allow as many people as possible to attend. The hope of Faith Baptist

In the past people used “signs” to tell them when to plant garden and farm crops, and I have kin that still hold to them. One form involved using the 12 astrological signs of the Zodiac, such as Virgo or Leo. Another used signs representing body parts, such as the bowels or head. Another used the moon phases to tell not only when to pla

Planting by the moon

In the past people used “signs” to tell them when to plant garden and farm crops, and I have kin that still hold to them. One form involved using the 12 astrological signs of the Zodiac, such as Virgo or Leo. Another used signs representing body parts, such as the bowels or head. Another used the moon phases to tell not only when to pla

3/26/2015
HARROGATE, Tenn. - The fourth-ranked Alabama-Huntsville Chargers (19-4-1) put on an offensive clinic and overwhelmed the Railsplitters (17-12) to sweep an NCAA Division II doubleheader on Wednesday at Lamar Hennon Field in Harrogate, Tenn. by scores of 29-13 and 14-2.
The Chargers opened up game one by hanging five runs on the board wit

Railsplitters swept by No. 4 Alabama-Huntsville

3/26/2015 HARROGATE, Tenn. - The fourth-ranked Alabama-Huntsville Chargers (19-4-1) put on an offensive clinic and overwhelmed the Railsplitters (17-12) to sweep an NCAA Division II doubleheader on Wednesday at Lamar Hennon Field in Harrogate, Tenn. by scores of 29-13 and 14-2. The Chargers opened up game one by hanging five runs on the board wit

Jail budget discussed

Two special called meetings of the Bell County Fiscal Court were conducted by Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock in Pineville this week. Items on the agenda were the hiring of county staff and the jail budget. The first meeting was held on Wednesday to present the Bell County Jail budget to the court. Brock said due to the sensitivity of a j

CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide.
The Wildcats were as advertised: too big, too strong, too everything. Just too good.
Perfect and pulverizing.
Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Wild

Cats overwhelm WVU, 78-39

CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide. The Wildcats were as advertised: too big, too strong, too everything. Just too good. Perfect and pulverizing. Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Wild

Elderly Boone Co. man sentenced for selling drugs

By Fred Pace fpace@civitasmedia.com MADISON — A Danville man was sentenced to prison Thursday in Boone County Circuit Court for his role in selling drugs. David Green, 74, of Danville, received two to 30 years in prison in a sentence handed down by Boone County Circuit Court Judge William S. Thompson. Thompson also fined Green $50,000. G

Spring Fling Carnival slated Saturday at WEHS

The Spring Fling Carnival will be held at Wyoming East High School on Saturday. The event begins at 10 a.m. and continues through 2 p.m. There will be carnival games, face painting, Easter egg painting and more. Admission is free. Vendor fee is $25.

Falling 45 days behind schedule, GRW Architect Jimmy Piper told members of the Harlan Independent Board of Education, at a special called meeting on Thursday, bids for their cafeteria project should be let out to bid in the next 30 days.
“We are narrowing down on getting the documents out ready to bid,” said Piper. “I met with a

Cafeteria project delayed 45 days

Falling 45 days behind schedule, GRW Architect Jimmy Piper told members of the Harlan Independent Board of Education, at a special called meeting on Thursday, bids for their cafeteria project should be let out to bid in the next 30 days. “We are narrowing down on getting the documents out ready to bid,” said Piper. “I met with a

Annual songwriting contest announced

The 2015 “Gathering in the Gap” Music Festival offers area songwriters entry into its annual songwriting contest. A crowd favorite, the songwriting contest showcases outstanding, but under-recognized, performing songwriters who represent the spirit and traditions of Appalachian culture. Gathering in the Gap will be held at the Southwest

TOM WITHERS
AP Sports Writer
CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide.
The Wildcats were as advertised: too big, too strong, too everything. Just too good.
Perfect and pulverizing.
Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison

Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia 78-39 in NCAA Sweet 16

TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide. The Wildcats were as advertised: too big, too strong, too everything. Just too good. Perfect and pulverizing. Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison





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