Williamson Police arrested a young Ohio man on Tuesday for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Chief G.P. Dotson said that Shannon Dionte Johnson, 29, of Garfield, Ohio was arrested after officers responded to a disturbance call at Oak Street in Williamson.

KERMIT An elderly man who left home to go pick blackberries this past Wednesday died of a possible heat-related stroke, according to a spokesman for the Williamson detachment of the West Virginia State Police.

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GRAND LARCENY: Billy Edward Ray, 38, of Williamson was arrested July 11 and charged with grand larceny and conspiracy by the Williamson Police Department. Police allege Ray stole a PTI Transportation Corporation van, which is used to transport railroad workers. Video surveillance was acquired and identified Ray with taking the vehicle from Second Avenue in Williamson. Ray is facing another stolen vehicle charge on a past warrant.

LOGAN - David Early has apparently played his last game as a Logan Wildcat.

Early is foregoing his senior season at Logan High School and is joining the ranks of Beckley Prep. He will reportedly be playing for the Swarm during the upcoming 2019-20 season.


I know that when it comes to history, the names of Don Chafin and the Devil Anse Hatfield family standout for their distinguished contributions to true American history: Chafin for his renowned 1921 stance against marching miners at Blair Mountain. And, of course, the Hatfields for their role in the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud that lasted for many years following the Civil War.

Amid the ongoing trade tensions, the White House recently issued a proclamation with the stunning conclusion that Toyota and other international automaker contributions to the economy have reduced the market share of "American-owned" companies and thereby are a national security threat.