Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:59:39 EST 1800 Riverbend Road Water Project Under Way http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153096845/Riverbend-Road-Water-Project-Under-Way GILBERT - United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development State Director Bobby Lewis joined with local residents and government officials on April 22 to present to the town of Gilbert in honor of Earth Day and the new Riverbend Road... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:45:32 EST Senator visits Mingo disaster sites http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153102645/Senator-visits-Mingo-disaster-sites WILLIAMSON - West Virginia State Senator Mark Maynard visited the Mingo area on Thursday to meet with local residents and get first-hand information on problems in the area. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:15:30 EST If The Cross Could Speak http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153131985/If-The-Cross-Could-Speak Wouldn't be amazing if the original cross had been preserved for us to see? Talk about an archeologist hitting the jackpot to find it. So much could be gathered from looking at the wood piece where Jesus was nailed. Obviously it would not look... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:50:33 EST Mingo County Younger 4-H Camp provides Summer Food Service Program http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153078446/Mingo-County-Younger-4-H-Camp-provides-Summer-Food-Service-Program Staff Report Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:55:31 EST MCBOE approves Levy Rates http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153091682/MCBOE-approves-Levy-Rates WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Board of Education (Board) held a special meeting on Tuesday to accept the Levy Rates as determined by the West Virginia Legislature. The rates were approved by the Board unanimously and will be submitted to the State... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:50:31 EST 4th Annual Rally in the Valley http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153090692/4th-Annual-Rally-in-the-Valley WILLIAMSON — The 4th Annual “Rally in the Valley” will be coming to the town of Williamson on May 1, 2 and 3. The weekend is planned to offer family fun and numerous activities for all ages. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:00:32 EST Groundbreaking Ceremony For Ben Creek Water Project http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153091880/Groundbreaking-Ceremony-For-Ben-Creek-Water-Project BEN CREEK - Bobby Lewis, the W.Va. State Director of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) along with the Mingo County Commissioners and other government officials traveled to the Ben Creek Park on Wednesday, April 22 in celebration of... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:10:34 EST Will you help me up? http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153091126/Will-you-help-me-up By Chris BlevinsGuest ColumnistPart 2 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:25:31 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? http://williamsondailynews.com/quizzes/puppy1WDN Find out with the Williamson Daily News's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:38:55 EST Logan County man sentenced in Arch Coal kickback scheme http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153080495/Logan-County-man-sentenced-in-Arch-Coal-kickback-scheme CHARLESTON – Scott Ellis, 45, of Holden, West Virginia, was sentenced today by Judge Thomas Johnston to three years of probation and a $3,000 fine announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin. Ellis had previously pleaded guilty in July of... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:05:32 EST Lenore K-8 6th graders celebrate Earth Day http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-schools/153070331/Lenore-K-8-6th-graders-celebrate-Earth-Day LENORE — Mrs. Daphne Slone's 6th grade students at Lenore K-8 celebrated Earth Day on Wednesday by learning on the importance of conserving water. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:25:36 EST Town of Kermit concerned about city water repairs http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153070109/Town-of-Kermit-concerned-about-city-water-repairs KERMIT — Kermit's town council meeting was held on Tuesday evening as a continuance to approve their budget and to further discuss the water issue that the major mudslide in town has caused. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:20:41 EST Men win lawsuit against Gilbert Ast. Chief http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153077793/Men-win-lawsuit-against-Gilbert-Ast.-Chief CHARLESTON (AP) — A federal jury has ordered an assistant police chief in Gilbert to pay $7,500 in medical bills apiece for two Mingo County men who claimed their civil rights were violated when they were beaten by officers in 2011. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:20:39 EST White to Address Southern Graduates http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153047597/White-to-Address-Southern-Graduates LOGAN — Marshall University Interim President Gary G. White will address the 2015 graduating class of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College on May 16, 2015. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:20:36 EST Commissioner talks salary increases http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153072801/Commissioner-talks-salary-increases WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Commissioners have come under fire due to a salary increase they received during the 2014-15 budget year. The West Virginia Legislature is the deciding factor on salaries for elected officials and that includes the County... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:50:33 EST WPD makes domestic battery arrest http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153051725/WPD-makes-domestic-battery-arrest WILLIAMSON - Lance Ward, 24, of Williamson was arrested on domestic battery charges, wanton endangerment, prohibited possession of a firearm, shooting near a dwelling and receiving/transferring stolen property. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:30:32 EST Remodeling of court room http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153025209/Remodeling-of-court-room WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Courthouse was built in 1964 and most of the courthouse has been remodeled with the exception of the circuit court room. The court room was shadowed with memories of the past, paneling from the 60's and décor... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:57:40 EST (No heading) http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153024742/ By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY, Ky. - The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is investigating a pair of fatalities that happened this past weekend in Pike County. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:30:35 EST Ben Creek Buses Rerouted http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152984603/Ben-Creek-Buses-Rerouted BEN CREEK - The Ben Creek Fire Department as well as the Gilbert Creek Fire Department responded to a call on Ben Creek Mountain Tuesday night at approximately 11:40 p.m. Due to excessive water and flooding, the road that already had extensive damage... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:45:31 EST Project Lifesaver signs on http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152985049/Project-Lifesaver-signs-on DELBARTON - Project Lifesaver is up and running in Mingo County and has signed on their first Autism patient, 17 year old Benjamin Justice of Delbarton. Benjamin was first diagnosed with Autism when he was eight years old. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:00:32 EST