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Commission stocks county waterways for fishermen

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WILLIAMSON – The Mingo County Commission’s promotion of outdoor recreation throughout the county continued over the past week with the addition of fish to Marrowbone Creek and Laurel Lake.On Friday, April 11, 500 pounds of trout were released into Marrowbone Creek, in the northern area of the county. On Tuesday, another 1,000 pounds of trout were released at Laurel Lake.Earlier this month, trout was released into Pigeon Creek near Delbarton.The latest releases of fish were conducted to further develop and promote outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Mingo County.

 

Elmore, Sorsaia, Nicks to play for WV all-stars

By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com The 2nd Annual Consol Energy WV-KY Senior All-Star game is coming up on Saturday, April 19, at Mingo Central High School and Mountain State Coach Mark Hatcher has recruited some of the state’s best talent.The state’s Player of the Year, Jon Elmore of George Washington High School, is on the team. Elmore ...

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Mingo Democrat Women hear from field director for Rahall

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...

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Belfry rolls over Phelps for district win

By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comGOODY, Ky. – The Belfry Pirates rolled over the visiting Phelps Hornets 11-1 for a 60th District win on Wednesday evening at the BHS baseball field.The game lasted only five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.Belfry took a 1-0 lead in the first inning after Keaton Taylor walked, then stole 2nd and ...

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BMS Lady Pirates corral Mustangs

By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com GOODY, K y. - The Belfry Middle School girls softball team stayed perfect on the season by knocking off the Millard Mustangs at home with an 18-14 victory on Wednesday.Kailee Rash picked up the win (4-0) in relief by pitching the final 1 1/3 innings. Rash gave up 3 runs on no hits and 3 strikeouts. Ariel Mounts started out pit...

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Sam Jiunta doing well at Henry Clay; short stuff

Sam Jiunta, the son of former Williamson High School athlete Mike Jiunta, is the starting second baseman and bats lead off for (Lexington) Henry Clay High School.In 12 games, he’s batting .391, leads the team in RBIs, hits and runs scored. Sam is also solid defensively. He has only made one error in 43 chances.No doubt Mike is very proud of his son. It was great to hear from my old Wolfpack baseball teammate. Mike played both baseball and football for WHS back in t...

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Rahall participates in groundbreaking, answers questions from constituents

By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comLOGAN — West Virginia Third District Congressman Nick Rahall continued his tradition of direct contact with constituents in a visit Tuesday to Logan. The 37-year incumbent was in Logan to hear from various groups and organizations.Before he addressed an audience in Logan, Rahall, members of the Mingo County delegation to the West Virginia Legislature and others participated in a groundbreaking ceremony at Naugatuck for ...

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Wolfpack Athletic Hall of Fame Hospitality Room nearly done

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...

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