W.Va. Gov. Jim Justice was joined by his partners in creating the Jobs & Hope program Tuesday at the Putnam County Career and Technical Center in Eleanor to celebrate the launch of the recovery and workforce development program.

Each year the Society of American Foresters (SAF) recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the forestry profession. Two of the 2019 national award winners have ties to West Virginia, including a native of Mingo County, Robert Beanblossom, who received the 2019 Hagenstein Communicator Award. 

LENORE — Amber Canterbury was crowned at halftime as the Lenore Middle School homecoming queen on Thursday, October 10, in the annual Lenore homecoming game. Voted as homecoming King was Conner Lackey. It was a good night as well for the Lenore Rangers' football team, which defeated the Williamson Wolfpack, 36-16, at the Lenore K-8 football field.

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — The homestanding Pikeville Panthers had no problem disposing of the Phelps Hornets on Friday night at the W.C Hambley Athletic Complex, defeating them by a final score of 50-0.