Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:44:13 EST 1800 Meeting leads to rewarding job as respiratory therapist http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news_education/50638718/Meeting-leads-to-rewarding-job-as-respiratory-therapist PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – Like many teenagers, Megan Wells struggled with the decision of what to do beyond high school. A chance encounter with a respiratory therapist while visiting her great-grandmother in hospital changed the course of her... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:42:04 EST UPIKE gets $2.2 million grant for student success http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news_education/50639255/UPIKE-gets-$2.2-million-grant-for-student-success PIKEVILLE, Ky. – The University of Pikeville was recently awarded a $2.2 million Title III Strengthening Institutions Program grant by the U.S. Department of Education to create a center for student success. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:40:03 EST (No heading) http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news/50007563/ September 14The annual King Coal Festival/AIM/SWVCTC (Williamson Campus) Gospel Sing/Pinto Bean Dinner will be held from 1-3 p.m.September 15 Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:07:02 EST Wreck blocks road http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50607268/Wreck-blocks-road Kyle Lovern/WDN Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:52:04 EST UPIKE Homecoming: Celebrating 125 Years http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news/50618993/UPIKE-Homecoming:-Celebrating-125-Years PIKEVILLE, Ky. – “Institutions, like nations, must pause occasionally to consider their past if they hope to make the most of their future.” Written by then President William H. Owens in his foreword to Alice J. Kinder's book,... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:15:05 EST Take one look at my pug’s mug http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle/50572933/Take-one-look-at-my-pugs-mug Take one look at my pug's mug and you may very well agree that she is beautiful. As much as I love Ginger Dare….today's story is not about her. But it is about mugs! Here is this week's story….. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:24:09 EST Yellow Jackets to swarm at reunion http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50619296/Yellow-Jackets-to-swarm-at-reunion By Lil Felixlfelix@civitasmedia.comCHATTAROY - If you see a lot of orange and black around the area the weekend of Sept. 19-21, do not be alarmed; it will be yellow jackets but not of the stinging variety. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:11:07 EST Over the years, Obama’s 9/11 message varies http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50610352/Over-the-years-Obamas-9/11-message-varies NANCY BENACAssociated Press Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:59:03 EST Pike man killed in ATV collision http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50607093/Pike-man-killed-in-ATV-collision By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:33:03 EST Remembering 9-11; Strength for the Moment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50603900/Remembering-9-11;-Strength-for-the-Moment Tonight as I type this article, I realize the clock has struck midnight and it is the 13th anniversary of September 11. I know for some just deleting September 11 from the calendar and go from the 10th to 12th would be... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:44:08 EST Correction http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50605573/Correction Larry Ooten was incorrectly identified in the Mingo's Most Wanted that appeared in the Thursday edition of the Daily News. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:40:05 EST (No heading) http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news/50604344/ By Lil Felixlfelix@civitasmedia.comKERMIT - The winners in each division of the Kermit 5K Walk/Run for Autism and the Pet Show winners from the Kermit Fall Festival are as follows: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:32:06 EST (No heading) http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50561725/ JONATHAN MATTISEAssociated PressCHARLESTON (AP) — A bankruptcy judge is concerned that a chemical company may abandon the site of a massive January spill without cleaning it up. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:27:17 EST Mingo’s Most Wanted http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50593683/Mingos-Most-Wanted WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Sheriff's Department is currently searching for Larry Wooten. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:44:09 EST DUI checkpoint scheduled Fri. http://williamsondailynews.com/news/localnews1/50593436/DUI-checkpoint-scheduled-Fri. DELBARTON - The Mingo County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a DUI sobriety checkpoint along U.S. Highway 52 and State Road 65 at Delbarton on Friday from 8 p.m. to midnight. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:32:07 EST No special session on tank law changes http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50577460/No-special-session-on-tank-law-changes JONATHAN MATTISEAssociated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin plans to use administrative fixes instead of a special session to adjust a law regulating above-ground storage tanks. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 17:10:03 EST (No heading) http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50573729/ Greg Adkins/Submitted photo Tue, 9 Sep 2014 15:38:04 EST Tag Keith 4th candidate for BOE http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50554288/Tag-Keith-4th-candidate-for-BOE By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.com Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:01:05 EST Hospital to become Tug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/50560894/Hospital-to-become-Tug-Valley--ARH-Regional-Medical-Center LEXINGTON, Ky. - Appalachian Regional Healthcare, Inc. today announced that its hospital in South Williamson, Kentucky, is changing its name to Tug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center. The new name reflects the 148-bed facility's growth and... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:00:03 EST Kermit Fall Festival http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50559118/Kermit-Fall-Festival KERMIT - The annual Kermit Fall Festival kicked off with their 5-K Autism Walk/Run at 8 a.m.The festival is held at the city park in downtown Kermit each September. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 15:19:08 EST