Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Tue, 2 Sep 2014 04:08:57 EST 1800 Commission sponsors corn hole tournament http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news/50480227/Commission-sponsors-corn-hole-tournament WILLIAMSON – As part of its initiative to expand recreational opportunities throughout the county, the Mingo County Commission recently sponsored a corn hole tournament at the former Williamson High School gymnasium. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:53:04 EST Mingo County Commission cleans up illegal dump site http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news/50480125/Mingo-County-Commission-cleans-up-illegal-dump-site WILLIAMSON – Citations have been issued for litter violations following the removal of seven tons of trash from an illegal “open” dump site in Mingo County. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:48:02 EST Ribbon cutting held for Ambassador Christian School http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/50416254/Ribbon-cutting-held-for-Ambassador-Christian-School By Hayley M. Cookhcook@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON – A newly consolidated Christian school in Williamson celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:31:07 EST God ‘shows off’ his ability to provide for your needs http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-lifestyle-religion/50465579/God-shows-off-his-ability-to-provide-for-your-needs Don't you just love it … love it … LOVE IT … when God 'shows off' his ability to provide for your needs? I know I do! Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:13:06 EST Taking Baby Steps http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50445794/Taking-Baby-Steps Tonight as I was praying over my daughter before bed time I thanked God for baby steps. Now that may not seem unusual to those reading this but I have not given you all of the information. My daughter is eighteen years old and a freshman in college. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:12:05 EST DUI checkpoint set http://williamsondailynews.com/news/localnews1/50433049/DUI-checkpoint-set KERMIT - The Mingo County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday along U.S. Highway 52 at Kermit from 8 p.m. to midnight. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:56:04 EST Man dies in officer involved shooting http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50399671/Man-dies-in-officer-involved-shooting By Hayley M. Cookhcook@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON – A man has died after an officer-involved shooting in the Dingess area of Mingo County. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:11:05 EST Man drowns at Lenore Saturday http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/50399584/Man-drowns-at-Lenore-Saturday By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:09:04 EST Students win prizes for summer reading program http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50379725/Students-win-prizes-for-summer-reading-program By Hayley M. Cookhcook@civitasmedia.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:02:03 EST Mingo school system participating in new free meal project http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/50379433/Mingo-school-system--participating-in-new-free-meal-project Submitted Article Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:38:07 EST Local Save Our Strays continue to rescue pets http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50378421/Local-Save-Our-Strays-continue-to-rescue-pets By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:16:06 EST Area hit by flash flooding http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/50389857/Area-hit-by-flash-flooding By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comHeavy rainfall that started Friday afternoon and continued until after midnight caused flash flooding problems throughout parts of the region. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:12:02 EST Delegate Marcum responds to Republican charges http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lottery/50386354/Delegate-Marcum-responds-to-Republican-charges By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comCHARLESTON - Recent allegations concerning ethical violations by politicians have raised questions concerning the entire process in West Virginia. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:07:06 EST Tug Valley FFA Chapter attends USDA meeting http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/50378644/Tug-Valley-FFA-Chapter-attends-USDA-meeting Members from the Tug Valley FFA Chapter attended the USDA StrikeForce Meeting on Tuesday. The StrikeForce initiative is a collaboration of government agriculture agencies with the goal of rural economic development. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:46:04 EST WHS Class of 1974 celebrates 40 years http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/50351028/WHS-Class-of-1974-celebrates-40-years Submitted Article Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:51:06 EST It’s good to have solid foundations http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50363629/Its-good-to-have-solid-foundations Growing up in the metropolis of Nolan, West Virginia I learned many valuable lessons. One of the most important lessons I learned was the importance of a foundation. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:29:05 EST Rahall presses for investments in rural areas http://williamsondailynews.com/news/politics/50342031/Rahall-presses-for-investments-in-rural-areas WAYNE, W.Va.— In Wayne on Tuesday to attend a USDA StrikeForce forum, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., lauded USDA investments in West Virginia's economy that buoy farmers and help to build and maintain the state's public... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:22:04 EST Three die in Martin County fire http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/50312261/Three-die-in-Martin-County-fire By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:04:09 EST Science center to present back-to-school laser show http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news/50300266/Science-center-to-present-back-to-school-laser-show PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium will host a Back to School Laser Show at 7 p.m., Saturday. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:22:06 EST WHS Class of 1984 plans reunion http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/50283722/WHS-Class-of-1984-plans-reunion The class of Williamson High School of 1984 will be having their 30 year reunion September 19th and 20th the weekend of the King Coal Festival. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:04 EST