Living Water Child Care and Learning Center showed their appreciation to local first responders by purchasing lunch for the Williamson Police and Williamson Fire Departments on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in honor of the terrorist attacks that took place Sept. 11, 2001.
WILLIAMSON - The Action In Mingo group will host the 47th annual King Coal Festival on Saturday, Sept. 21, in downtown Williamson, with various other events also taking place around the longtime festival.
WILLIAMSON - The city of Williamson is currently accepting donations for the "Paint the Tank" project, which was announced at the Sept. 12 council meeting at City Hall.
MATEWAN - The 25th annual Matewan Homecoming Celebration saw a great turnout this past weekend, despite the extremely hot temperatures that plagued the Tug Valley area.
SIDNEY, Ky. - Bevins Elementary School recently celebrated National Grandparents Day on Monday, Sept. 9, as grandparents were invited to the school to spend the day with their grandchildren.
Joe Gibbs Racing's Martin Truex Jr. won his fifth race of the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the South Point 400 but this trip to victory lane became the most important as it was the opening race of the playoff portion of the schedule. The win automatically transfers him into the next round of the playoffs plus he added to his playoff bonus points' total with the five that he earned by taking the checkered flag.
In recent weeks, two events have come out of the Marshall University community that are worth noting. They point to Marshall's future and its past.
I attended college from 1965 until 1989, acquiring three degrees as well as taking other postgraduate education courses. The total tuition for my undergraduate and graduate classes was approximately $10,000 during the "golden age" of a college education.
It took me almost four years to find out, as it just seemed that nobody I spoke with knew just when the Triadelphia Country Club was opened. It was located at Bruno in the Triadelphia District a few miles outside of Man. When I found out a few years ago the golf course was ceasing to exist, I made it a point to drive there and have a look. What I saw was not pretty.