By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Renovation of the hospitality room at the Williamson Fieldhouse is progressing quickly.The room will become the Williamson High School Athletic Hall of Fame Hospitality Room, which will be available for rental for class reunions, meetings and other events.The room has been extended and widened and will have a sports theme.One end will feature a picture of three wolves that reads “Wolfpack”One wall will have a baseball theme, another will have a football drawing and the other a basketball illustration.
By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comWILLIAMSON — Mingo County’s Democrat Women’s Club met Tuesday to discuss their plans for the 2014 election. In the process, they heard from a field director for U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall as well as the state Federation of Democratic Women chairwoman.MCDWC president Helen Childers presided after those attending enjoyed a meal served by the Steakhouse.It was the first meeting for the women this year and...
BILL BARROW andJONATHAN MATTISEAssociated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that’s sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.
By Karissa Blackburnkblackburn@cititasmedia.comCHAPMANVILLE - Stephanie Abraham may live in Chapmanville, but she will prove to everyone just how Boston Strong she is on Monday, when she runs in the prestigious Boston Marathon.The Boston Marathon is every runner’s dream race. The course is a tough 26.2 miles through the hills of the New England host city, the entrance requirements are highly selective, and it is the oldest marathon in the United States. ...
By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comRAGLAND - The Ragland Crime Watch held a Litter Awareness Day last Saturday at Ragland.The group had a great day weather-wise with temperatures in the mid-80s. They picked up litter and garbage along the roadway and creek bank.Crime Watch President Richard Belcher said approximately 300 bags of trash was picked up and hauled away covering about a five-mile area. Approximately 80...
By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON - A number of individuals have been arrested and arraigned in Mingo County Magistrate Court during the past week on a variety of charges.Brian Ray Elkins, 37, of Millers Creek, was taken into custody by Delbarton Police Chief D.S. Nunley and Patrolman D.R. Davis on charges of first-offense DUI, left of center and no insurance.Darin A. Cook, 49, of Dayton, Ohio, was charged with obstructing an officer...
Veolia Water will conduct early pickups of Friday’s garbage on Thursday due to the Good Friday holiday, Veolia officials say.
By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON - Although the “Girls Night Out” fundraiser sponsored by the Williamson Woman’s Club last Friday evening to assist The Tug Valley Recovery Shelter with meeting their financial needs is only the second of it’s kind to be held in the county, it was deemed a huge success for all involved.In 2013, the woman’s club, along with the directors and staff of the TVRC, got together to birth a...
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