CHARLESTON - U.S. Rep. Carol Miller, R-W.Va., will be one of the guests at a panel discussion hosted by the West Virginia Republican Party at its Summer Meeting and Donor Leadership Retreat this month.
HUNTINGTON - A transportation infrastructure bill moving through the U.S. Senate will pair nicely with West Virginia's Roads to Prosperity program, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said on July 30.
WILLIAMSON - The Williamson Health and Wellness Center board of directors presented a check worth $8,000 to the City of Williamson to be used for the Tug River Dam Mitigation Project on Monday, Aug. 5, at the historic Mountaineer Hotel in downtown Williamson.
CINDERELLA - The Mingo County Board of Education approved the final personnel list before the start of the 2019-20 school year at a special meeting Aug. 6.
WILLIAMSON - The tragedy that occurred in Dayton, Ohio, just over a week ago touched the Southern West Virginia coalfields as a local family is mourning one of nine people killed in the deadly shooting.
NAUGATUCK - Tug Valley High School will have to conduct another coaching search for one of their sports programs as second year coach John Varney has resigned as head baseball coach of the Panthers.
RED JACKET - Mingo Central High School are ready for their annual Meet the Miners festivities which will kick off the start of numerous fall sports and another high school football campaign.
"I was six years old when my peg-legged father sold our two-room shack near Charleston, West Virginia, for thirty cans of Wilson's evaporated milk. He moved the family fifty miles away to Logan County where we continued to struggle with poverty. I stood beside him as he sat in front of dime stores and sold pencils at southern West Virginia towns."
Was it really that long ago that the national Republican Party claimed to be the party of fiscal restraint and prudence? You might not know it from the budget deal that passed through Congress earlier this month.
Progression is defined as "the process of developing or moving gradually towards a more advanced state." As time barrels forward, each institution, industrial sector or culture must adapt to societal needs. Agriculture is no different.