Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:16:13 EST 1800 Ben Creek Mountain creates dangerous commute http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152604232/Ben-Creek-Mountain-creates-dangerous-commute BEN CREEK – The road on Ben Creek Mountain has residents worried about potential accidents and injuries as a slide continues to worsen on what some call an already dangerous commute. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:30:32 EST Ward 4 Member selected by City Council http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152603816/Ward-4-Member-selected-by-City-Council WILLIAMSON - The Williamson City Council appointed Matthew Newsome as the Ward 4 Council Member at their Thursday meeting. Newsome was sworn in at the end of the meeting and will start his new position immediately. Newsome said, “I am delighted... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:00:32 EST Elderly Boone Co. man sentenced for selling drugs http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152607414/Elderly-Boone-Co.-man-sentenced-for-selling-drugs By Fred Pace fpace@civitasmedia.comMADISON — A Danville man was sentenced to prison Thursday in Boone County Circuit Court for his role in selling drugs. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:30:31 EST Henlawson Vet Center hosts monthly meetup http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152583803/Henlawson-Vet-Center-hosts-monthly-meetup HENLAWSON — With the aim of connecting veterans around the area with the supportive services and programs that they are entitled to, the Henlawson Veterans Center, on Wednesday, hosted an informal gathering with refreshments, local speakers and... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:25:37 EST Senator inspects Elmer Brown Bridge http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152587785/Senator-inspects-Elmer-Brown-Bridge BELO - Senator Mark Maynard visited several areas in Mingo County yesterday including the Elmer Brown Bridge near Belo and the old Nolan Toll Bridge located at Nolan. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:40:32 EST LEPC recognizes Emergency Management Team http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152585914/LEPC-recognizes-Emergency-Management-Team WILLIAMSON - The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) held their monthly meeting and discussed the events caused by the winter storms. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:40:31 EST Making Laurel Lake Shine http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152559818/Making-Laurel-Lake-Shine LENORE – Laurel Lake Waste Management Area (WMA) is hosting West Virginia Make It Shine Day on Saturday, April 11. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:45:31 EST W.Va. governor signs budget with $15M from reserves http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152561293/W.Va.-governor-signs-budget-with-$15M-from-reserves JONATHAN MATTISEAssociated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed next year's state budget Tuesday after nixing about $11 million for a variety of programs, from higher education to health. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:40:31 EST Seconds count http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152536256/Seconds-count WILLIAMSON - Parking concerns are being addressed within the City limits of Williamson and Fire Chief Joey Carey shared information regarding the streets that pose the most concern to the fire department. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:15:32 EST Fatal accident closes Route 119 http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152553414/Fatal-accident-closes-Route-119 NOLAN - A 38-year old Kentucky man was fatally injured when he was struck by a car early Wednesday morning while walking in the southbound lane of U. S. Route 119 near Nolan. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:55:33 EST Blankenship pleads not guilty http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152534154/Blankenship-pleads-not-guilty BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship on Tuesday entered another plea of not guilty to federal charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:00:33 EST Union Soldier receives headstone http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152515354/Union-Soldier-receives-headstone PHELPS, Ky. - Hiram Mahlon Daugherty a Union soldier in Col. John Dils, Jr's, 39th Kentucky unit was honored in death this week in Phelps. Pike County Heritage Commission member Chris Coleman and his wife Andrea played a large role in obtaining... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:45:31 EST Take PRIDE in your community http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152509385/Take-PRIDE-in-your-community South Williamson, Ky. - Spring fever has arrived with The Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE) kicking-off their Spring Cleanup season in April. PRIDE's goal is to clean up Pike County communities and during the entire... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:35:31 EST MWD issues boil water advisory http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152516036/MWD-issues-boil-water-advisory HARDY, Ky. -Mountain Water District (MWD) customers have been issued a boil water advisory.The affected area is from the mouth of Narrows Branch at Hardy up to the mouth of the Right Fork of Narrows Branch and all side lines. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:10:31 EST Local Students Learn Citizenship in Charleston http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/152452449/Local-Students-Learn-Citizenship-in-Charleston WILLIAMSON - Nine Mingo County students moved from the classroom to the Capitol for a close look at the inner workings of state government as part of the Youth Leadership Association's (YLA) Eighth Grade Youth & Government Seminars March 2-4 in... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:05:32 EST Tomblin vetoes gun bill http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152483701/Tomblin-vetoes-gun-bill JONATHAN MATTISEAssociated Press Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:10:31 EST Teen Summit being held at SWVCTC http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152473914/Teen-Summit-being-held-at-SWVCTC WILLIAMSON - Strong Through Our Plan (STOP) Coalition is hosting their second annual Teen Summit on Friday, March 27 at the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (SWVCTC). Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:45:33 EST Appeals court rejects appeal by Thornsbury http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152491324/Appeals-court-rejects-appeal-by-Thornsbury The Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the prison sentence of a former West Virginia circuit judge convicted of corruption. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:45:31 EST Family Life: Sunday School or Bible study http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152472350/Family-Life:-Sunday-School-or-Bible-study I grew up in church-praise the Lord! Though I didn't always want to go, I went to Sunday morning church, Sunday night church and was there on Wednesday nights. I always went to Sunday School and was promoted up at the appointed time. We were... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 10:35:31 EST Residents trapped near Belo http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152481523/Residents-trapped-near-Belo BELO, W. Va. - Several families are stranded in Mingo County due to an old failing bridge on Elmer Brown Drive near Belo. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:30:34 EST