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Elderly couple’s phone hacked?

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By Hayley M. Cookhcook@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON – A Williamson resident has been hearing strange voices on her telephone and seeing strange names on her caller ID, and has decided to share her story in hopes of feeling less alone.Mentola Jackson has been hearing voices over her telephone line for the past two weeks. The voices, which ask questions and sometimes even say their names, have become a part of Jackson’s daily life. Strange names also have been showing up on her caller ID without a number attached, and she is unable to delete them.

 

Williamson ‘cowgirl’ honored

By Hayley M. Cookhcook@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON – A Williamson area native will be honored July 26 by the National Day of the Cowboy organization.Barb Richhart, who currently lives in Colorado, is originally from Forest Hills, Kentucky, and lived with her family in Williamson.The daughter of a coal miner, her life began in the coalfields of Kentucky, where she lived on a farm with her large family,...

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Marshall men’s basketball announces non-conference slate

HUNTINGTON – Return trips from South Carolina and Penn State and a road game at Louisville – three power conference teams — highlight the 2014-15 Marshall men’s basketball 13-game non-conference schedule announced Tuesday.“Our schedule has a little bit of everything,” Marshall first-year coach Dan D’Antoni said. “Our fans deserve a great brand of basketball all the way around and we plan to give it to them. I know nothing but the grea...

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Athletic East roster released for Cliffs Sr. Bowl game

By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comBRADSHAW - Gilbert native and alumnus Gherig Justice will coach the East senior all-stars in the inaugural Cliffs Natural Resources Senior Bowl game to be played Saturday, August 2, at Harless Stadium on the campus of Mingo Central High School.The game replaces the old Hatfield-McCoy Senior Bowl, which pitted southern West Virginia graduates ag...

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Faster, easier website unveiled today

The Williamson Daily News today is unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making {website url} easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers.As with this week’s launch of our redesigned print product, the new website is largely the result of feedback from both readers and advertisers over the past several months.Among our improved and upgraded features are:· Easier to read headlines with one-click accessibility to st...

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Logan: Purple Heart City

By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comLOGAN — The city of Logan has been designated the first Purple Heart City in West Virginia and officials were on hand Friday evening to recognize the accomplishment.Third District Congressman Nick Rahall, a Democrat, joined Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti in recognizing members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for their service during the event held at Logan City Hall. While the city received the honor some time ...

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Hayley Cook/WDNNo, it wasn’t seismic phenomena or giant gophers that made the landscape near the intersection of Second Avenue and Court Street resemble an obstacle course that had to be negotiated by pedestrians such as the one in the photo above with the Coal House in the background. The large hole in the pavement was one of several that workers had dug and filled in over the past few days as they checked utility lines near the Mountaineer Hotel in search of a problem repor...

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Democrats pick Chafin as leader

By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comWILLIAMSON — Add “county Democrat chairman” to H. Truman Chafin’s resume.Chafin, Mingo County’s long-serving state senator and former county chairman, assumed the latter office again when members of the Democrat Executive Committee met Monday in the circuit courtroom at the Mingo County Courthouse in Williamson.The meeting was called to order at 4 p.m. by outgoing Chairman Dick White. ...

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