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Anthony Cloud

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A man who allegedly had a one-step meth lab inside of his vehicle was arrested by the Kentucky State Police on Monday.
Trooper Aaron Fredrick arrested 27-year-old Cody Pena and charged him with manufacturing methamphetamine, first-, second- and third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of me

KSP makes drug arrest

A man who allegedly had a one-step meth lab inside of his vehicle was arrested by the Kentucky State Police on Monday. Trooper Aaron Fredrick arrested 27-year-old Cody Pena and charged him with manufacturing methamphetamine, first-, second- and third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of me

As Christmas quickly approaches, the season for giving is in full effect. Tim Short Dodge of Middlesboro took 14 children from the Ray of Hope Child Advocacy Center in Pineville on a shopping spree at Walmart on Monday.
Lena Wooton with the Ray of Hope said Tim Short Dodge General Manager Brian Redmond extended his heart and hands out to the advoc

Shopping spree held for children

As Christmas quickly approaches, the season for giving is in full effect. Tim Short Dodge of Middlesboro took 14 children from the Ray of Hope Child Advocacy Center in Pineville on a shopping spree at Walmart on Monday. Lena Wooton with the Ray of Hope said Tim Short Dodge General Manager Brian Redmond extended his heart and hands out to the advoc

The Bell County School Board approved final paper and plans for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in regards to the Page Turning Lane Project during their final regular board meeting of the year. The project will help increase safety by creating turning lanes for the entrance to Page school.
Director of Personnel Jeff Saylor said State Rep. Rick

Paperwork finalized

The Bell County School Board approved final paper and plans for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in regards to the Page Turning Lane Project during their final regular board meeting of the year. The project will help increase safety by creating turning lanes for the entrance to Page school. Director of Personnel Jeff Saylor said State Rep. Rick

The Bell County Grand Jury indicted a man recently who was accused of sexually abusing a child.
Joel L. Risner, 37, of Middlesboro, was indicted for first-degree sexual abuse.
According to a press release, Kentucky State Police Post 10 received a call about a sexual abuse complaint in the Middlesboro community. Trooper Keith Baker responded to th

Jury indicts 2 for sex abuse

The Bell County Grand Jury indicted a man recently who was accused of sexually abusing a child. Joel L. Risner, 37, of Middlesboro, was indicted for first-degree sexual abuse. According to a press release, Kentucky State Police Post 10 received a call about a sexual abuse complaint in the Middlesboro community. Trooper Keith Baker responded to th

Ray Welch|Daily News
The Mission of Hope came to Yellow Creek School recently to provide gifts for students at the school.

Gifts from the Mission of Hope

Ray Welch|Daily News The Mission of Hope came to Yellow Creek School recently to provide gifts for students at the school.

Sentences handed down

A woman who was accused of stealing from Walmart in October 2013 received her final sentencing on Monday by Bell Circuit Judge Bob Costanzo. Tina Marie Seabolt, 38, of Middlesboro, was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary for theft by unlawful taking over $500 and 12 months in the Bell County Jail for two counts of theft by unlawful taking u

A Beverly man accused of assaulting three individuals at the Wilderness Road ATV Off-Road Park was indicted recently by the Bell County Grand Jury.
Joshua Brown, 21, was indicted on three counts of second-degree assault.
According to the criminal complaint, Brown intentionally caused physical injury with a dangerous instrument to one victim by hi

Brown indicted for assault

A Beverly man accused of assaulting three individuals at the Wilderness Road ATV Off-Road Park was indicted recently by the Bell County Grand Jury. Joshua Brown, 21, was indicted on three counts of second-degree assault. According to the criminal complaint, Brown intentionally caused physical injury with a dangerous instrument to one victim by hi

The Bell County Grand Jury indicted Benjamin William Cinniamon on a manufacturing charge recently.
Cinniamon, 38, of Tazewell, Tenn., was indicted for second-degree fleeing or evading police, manufacturing methamphetamine, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, tampering with physical evidence and for being a persiste

Drug indictments handed down

The Bell County Grand Jury indicted Benjamin William Cinniamon on a manufacturing charge recently. Cinniamon, 38, of Tazewell, Tenn., was indicted for second-degree fleeing or evading police, manufacturing methamphetamine, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, tampering with physical evidence and for being a persiste

Photos by Ray Welch|Daily News
Volunteers gather at the front of Walmart to assist children during their shopping spree on Tuesday. The Pineville Police Department spearheaded the event by collecting donations year-round for the special event.
One volunteer helps a girl pick out some clothes during the shopping event on Monday.

Santa's helpers

Photos by Ray Welch|Daily News Volunteers gather at the front of Walmart to assist children during their shopping spree on Tuesday. The Pineville Police Department spearheaded the event by collecting donations year-round for the special event. One volunteer helps a girl pick out some clothes during the shopping event on Monday.

Duo indicted for forgery

Two women accused of forging a name on a health document were recently indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury. Vanessa J. Bevins, of Harrogate, and Lori Beth Berry, of Middlesboro, were both indicted for second-degree forgery. The charge is a Class D felony. According to the indictment, the two women signed the name of the alleged victim on an Au

Man jailed on endangerment

A Middlesboro man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly pointed a loaded gun at a police officer. Curtis Lee Johnson, 52, was arrested by Middlesboro Police Officer Josh Burchett and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and terroristic threatening. The alleged incident occurred on Evans Drive in Middlesboro. According to the arrest

State Rep. Rick Nelson addressed the Bell County Fiscal Court during their regular meeting on Tuesday to show his appreciation for the outgoing elected officials. One individual he spoke about in detail was retiring jailer Rex Miller.
“Everyone wants to run for jailer because they think it's the easiest job there, but it's not,” said N

Nelson praises outgoing officials

State Rep. Rick Nelson addressed the Bell County Fiscal Court during their regular meeting on Tuesday to show his appreciation for the outgoing elected officials. One individual he spoke about in detail was retiring jailer Rex Miller. “Everyone wants to run for jailer because they think it's the easiest job there, but it's not,” said N

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Brimstone Deluxe was one of many bands to perform during the “Rockin' for an Angel” event on Saturday. The event was held to raise funds for the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. Pictured are Brimstone Deluxe members Carl Lambdin, left, and Willie Murray. Other members include Gary Noe, Brian Smith and Danie

Rockin' for an Angel

Anthony Cloud | Daily News Brimstone Deluxe was one of many bands to perform during the “Rockin' for an Angel” event on Saturday. The event was held to raise funds for the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. Pictured are Brimstone Deluxe members Carl Lambdin, left, and Willie Murray. Other members include Gary Noe, Brian Smith and Danie

$1.3M loan accepted

The Pineville City Council approved a resolution allowing the acceptance of a loan during their regular meeting on Monday. The resolution relates the the water meter replacement project. The loan is for $1,380,000. That money will allow the utility commission to replace all of the manual read meters with radio read meters, according to Utility Man

Courthouse square project addressed

Utility manager Bill Bunch addressed the Pineville City Council regarding the courthouse square renovation project during their recent regular meeting. He said the utility commission has been working closely with Main Street Pineville on the project. “Jacob (Roan) has really taken the lead on that (the project), and I've just tried to reflec

A Middlesboro man accused of stealing two vehicles was arrested on Saturday.
Daniel E. Givens Jr., 18, was arrested by Middlesboro Police Officer Chuck Bruce and charged with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000.
According to the citation, Givens was involved in the theft of two vehicles from Shackelford Motors. On Dec. 2, Dallas Shackelford rep

Givens accused of vehicle theft

A Middlesboro man accused of stealing two vehicles was arrested on Saturday. Daniel E. Givens Jr., 18, was arrested by Middlesboro Police Officer Chuck Bruce and charged with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000. According to the citation, Givens was involved in the theft of two vehicles from Shackelford Motors. On Dec. 2, Dallas Shackelford rep

Parking signs discussed

The community development committee met on Tuesday night to discuss various topics concerning the group. Board chair Bo Green brought up the idea of placing two-hour parking limit signs in the downtown area. The ordinance already states there is a two-hour parking limit in downtown Middlesboro, but there are currently no signs. Middlesboro Mayor

Nearly 300 children got the opportunity to shop at the Middlesboro Walmart on Tuesday thanks to the ROHO Fishing Club. A shopping spree sponsored by the club was held for 296 children from the Tri-State area. Various businesses, schools and other volunteers helped with the endeavor to help make Christmas a little brighter for these children.
This

A ROHO Christmas

Nearly 300 children got the opportunity to shop at the Middlesboro Walmart on Tuesday thanks to the ROHO Fishing Club. A shopping spree sponsored by the club was held for 296 children from the Tri-State area. Various businesses, schools and other volunteers helped with the endeavor to help make Christmas a little brighter for these children. This

The Bell County Fiscal Court on Tuesday approved the hiring of interim county clerk Rob Lincks as project administrator beginning Jan. 1.
Lincks will be earning $41,514 per year. He will be performing similar duties as he did under the title deputy judge prior to being named interim clerk.
Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock said during the p

Lincks hired as project administrator

The Bell County Fiscal Court on Tuesday approved the hiring of interim county clerk Rob Lincks as project administrator beginning Jan. 1. Lincks will be earning $41,514 per year. He will be performing similar duties as he did under the title deputy judge prior to being named interim clerk. Bell County Judge-Executive Albey Brock said during the p

Panel approves resolution

The Pineville City Council approved a resolution on Monday that will assist in constructing a new treatment unit in the existing water treatment plant. The resolution is for applying for a loan involving the planning and design of the unit for $220,000. The loan would be granted from the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority (KIA). The loan has a fiv





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