Pike Grand Jury indicts 7 Chad Abshire
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A total of seven people were recently indicted by the Pike County Grand Jury, including a South Williamson man charged with trafficking cocaine.
Clay S. Cantu, 38, of South Williamson, was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a a controlled substance, when he dispensed, sold, transferred or possessed with the intent to do so, a quantity of cocaine on May 16, 2012.
Also indicted by the gra...
School levy on ballot tomorrow Julia Roberts Goad
WILLIAMSON — Tomorrow, Mingo County voters will decide the future of a school levy that has been in place for almost 50 years.
The levy would provide $8,843,894 per year for five years. The Mingo Board of Education put together a steering committee which created a plan on how best to use the funds from the levy.
The largest single expenditure is $2,648,211 planned for support for professional personnel....
Mingo fire levy up for vote Saturday Rachel Dove-Baldwin
WILLIAMSON — A special election will be held tomorrow to authorize or deny the Fire Department Services Levy in Mingo County. Registered voters may visit the polls between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Votes will be tabulated by the Mingo County Commission and the Mingo County Clerk’s office following the election.
The sample ballot furnished by Mingo County Clerk, Jim Hatfield, states the followi...
RoboRats make run at robotics regionals Chad Abshire
WILLIAMSON — The Mingo County Robotics Team, the RoboRats—Team 1249, recently competed in the North Carolina Regional held in Raleigh, N.C.
Comprised of students from both Mingo Central and Tug Valley High Schools, the RoboRats were one of three teams to be undefeated after their qualifying matches.
Once the smoke had cleared, the dust had settled and the nuts and bolts from other bots were swept away, the Ro...
Matewan woman arrested for reporting false emergency Rachel Dove-Baldwin
WILLIAMSON — A trooper with the Williamson Detachment of the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) arrested a Matewan woman after she allegedly provided false information to law enforcement, claiming to have been forced to engage in sexual intercourse at gunpoint and also robbed of several hundred dollars. The statement was later recanted, resulting in her arrest.
Kaylann Marhae Prater, 21, of North Matewan,...