NEWS


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The Bear facts
“Friendly Neighbor Show” marks 50th anniversary

“Friendly Neighbor Show” marks 50th anniversary

The Wallace Horn Friendly Neighbor Show started airing on the radio in May 1967. The show marked its 50th year May 20 with a show at the Chapmanville ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Riding the Rail

Riding the Rail

MCCARR, Ky. – A Ransom, Ky woman was arrested late Saturday night after she lost control of the vehicle she was operating on State Route 1056.Li...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Hannah brothers graduate from Bucknell

Hannah brothers graduate from Bucknell

There were a lot of obstacles standing between brothers Jacob and Josiah Hannah and the bachelor’s degrees they’ll each receive during nex...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Gilbert joins drug distribution suit

Gilbert joins drug distribution suit

GILBERT, W.Va. – The town of Gilbert filed a complaint Friday in Mingo County Circuit Court targeting several drug distribution companies as wel...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Energy Express now being offered at 4 sites this summer

Energy Express now being offered at 4 sites this summer

GILBERT - The Gilbert area will now be offering Energy Express again this year from June 19-July 28 at the Larry Joe Harless Community Center.Other si...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Little Coal Poker Float set for Saturday

Little Coal Poker Float set for Saturday

MADISON, W.Va. - The Little Coal River Branch of the Coal River Group will be holding a family friendly fund raising event on Saturday to promote tour...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Pirates advance
Cleanin’ out the old sports notebook

Cleanin’ out the old sports notebook

Former Sheldon Clark and Tug Valley basketball coach Frankie Smith is moving again. The nomadic coach has left Christian County, Ky. and will take a s...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Pirates eliminated

Pirates eliminated

LOUISA, Ky. - The Belfry Pirates 2017 baseball season came to a halt on Monday evening as they lost in the first round of the 60th District tourney to...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Searching for clean air

Searching for clean air

By Steve MickeyNascar ColumnistYou have to hand it to NASCAR and Monster Energy as they put their heads together to try and bring the sport one of the...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Mingo Central Track

Mingo Central Track

Mingo Central senior Aaron Banks is shown competing in the 100 meter dash at the W.Va State High School Track Tournament.Miner senior Aaron Banks is s...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Dillon receives Kennedy, House Awards

Dillon receives Kennedy, House Awards

CLARKSBURG – The 71st Annual West Virginia Victory Awards by the W.Va. Sports Writers Association (WVSAA) were held on Sunday in Clarksburg, W.V...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Carter returns for senior season

Carter returns for senior season

Staff ReportMORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University guard Jevon Carter has withdrawn his name from the 2017 NBA Draft and will return for h...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Lenore High reunion planned
This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

By Michael [email protected] – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to ...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Last week I went to visit with our Grandsons in Virginia and they always know when Grandma visits I spoil them rotten by cooking their favorite foods....

May 13th, 2017 |  


A girl changing the world

A girl changing the world

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistsI had lunch with the neatest young lady last week. She is setting out on an adventure and I couldn’t wait to hear al...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Williamson Night Market scheduled Saturday

Williamson Night Market scheduled Saturday

WILLIAMSON – A list of vendors, food, arts and entertainment has been released for Saturday’s Night Market scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. in d...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Williamson Farmers Market open for 2017 season

Williamson Farmers Market open for 2017 season

WILLIAMSON – The Williamson Farmer’s Market celebrated opening day last Saturday with live music, activities, competitions and of course, ...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Relay for Life 5K

Relay for Life 5K

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. - This past Saturday the Relay for Life 5K was held in West End the Tug Valley Road Runners Club were hosts for the annual event. .n...

May 11th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Arrest at LHS sets off controversy

Arrest at LHS sets off controversy

We’ve all seen the videos on national news of small, grade school-aged children being placed in cuffs by a police officer for something that sta...

May 19th, 2017 |  


The Plan; Words to live by

The Plan; Words to live by

By Chris BlevinsGuest ColumnistWe are entering a time of the year that is so emotional for a number of people. Many young students across this country...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Painkiller alternatives may reduce risk of prescription opioid abuse

Painkiller alternatives may reduce risk of prescription opioid abuse

An op-ed by W.Va.Attorney General Patrick MorriseyOpioid abuse is devastating our state, and too often it starts with something as seemingly harmless ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


The memories of our loved ones live within us

The memories of our loved ones live within us

By Dr. Billy HollandGuest ColumnistThrough the winter months, I had been thinking about how I was going to tackle the huge project of replacing our pr...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Remember Who Brung You To This Terrible Dance

Remember Who Brung You To This Terrible Dance

A column by Governor JusticeThe special session will resume on Monday, May 15. The goal remains the same: pass a budget that will put West Virginia on...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Repeal and replace: Do we really want a healthier Kentucky?

Repeal and replace: Do we really want a healthier Kentucky?

By Rep. Chris HarrisNews reports this week have been confirming what many of us have always understood – the need for better access to quality h...

May 14th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA