NEWS


4:29 pm |    
Arraiga arraignment
2:09 pm |    
Arriaga pleads not guilty
18th Annual Shriners Car Show

18th Annual Shriners Car Show

WILLIAMSON - The Tug Valley Shrine Club and the Mingo- Pike Car Club will host the 18th annual Car Show in downtown Williamson on Saturday, May 28. Th...

May 25th, 2016 |  


My Mobile Market summer schedule

My Mobile Market summer schedule

WILLIAMSON – The Williamson Farmers Market has announced the My Mobile Market schedule for summer 2016.This summer, My Mobile Market will travel...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Arrest made in Ben Hatfield murder

Arrest made in Ben Hatfield murder

MAHER, W. Va. – The body of a man found shot to death at a cemetery in Mingo County was identified late Monday evening as coal executive Ben Hat...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Financial crunch

Financial crunch

WILLIAMSON – This past weekend, Williamson Mayor Robert Carlton, released a statement indicating that due to the downturn in the local economy, ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Williamson Utility Board update

WILLIAMSON – Williamson Mayor Robert Carlton recently released a press release providing an update on the Williamson Utility Board (WUB).In the ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Matewan Massacre

Matewan Massacre

MATEWAN, W.Va. - For 16 years people from as far away as England and South Africa have enjoyed the Matewan Massacre Reenactment. The story tells of a ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Reed signs with Herd

Reed signs with Herd

RED JACKET — After root, root, rooting for the home team for three seasons Lakin Reed has earned the right to advance to the next level.Mingo Ce...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Lady Pirates on a roll

GOODY, Ky. — Two RBI’s during Belfry’s first at bat by Kailee Rash and Savanna Wilson led to a 4-1 victory on Belfry’s senior ...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Pirates bested by Rebels

Pirates bested by Rebels

GOODY, Ky. — The Pirates give up three runs in the fourth and three runs in the fifth to drop the last home game of the regular season.The Belfr...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Charlotte to Host All-Star Weekend

Charlotte to Host All-Star Weekend

Hard to believe but it is time for the Sprint Cup Series to invade Charlotte Motor Speedway for two consecutive weekends of racing under the lights th...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Miners come up short against Tolsia in opening round of sectionals, lose 3-0 in a stale-mate game.

Miners come up short against Tolsia in opening round of sectionals, lose 3-0 in a stale-mate game.

FORT GAY — That’s it, that’s all, that’s all she wrote ladies and gentleman.The Mingo Central Miners ended the post season on ...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Miners leaping into State

Miners leaping into State

CHARLESTON — Area teams converged on Laidley Field at Charleston University for the regional qualifier in track and field on Friday morning. The...

May 14th, 2016 |  


LIFE


4:20 pm |    
Baking up a Mess
Judge of All Mankind

Judge of All Mankind

In the past few weeks I’ve talked here about the Unique Supremacy of Jesus Christ. What sets him apart from every other religious prophet or gur...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Corn Flake Meatloaf

Corn Flake Meatloaf

One of my favorite comfort foods is meatloaf and this one is an old family recipe that I have tweaked over the years. It is moist and delicious and ma...

May 8th, 2016 |  


When I was growing up one of my favorite meals to share with my Grandparents was breakfast. There would be a table full of hot biscuits, sawmill gravy...

April 30th, 2016 |  


Alzheimer’s family and patients

Alzheimer’s family and patients

I hate Alzheimer’s. In many ways I think it’s worse than cancer. It effects every family at some point. It’s beyond heart-breaking. ...

April 30th, 2016 |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

Contact: Michael [email protected]– The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, g...

April 23rd, 2016 |  


Janet’s Appalachian Kitchen

Janet’s Appalachian Kitchen

When the weather begins to warm up I immediately start thinking about salads. This one is so easy and refreshing and goes with just about anything you...

April 23rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


12:05 pm |    
Solus Christus; Satisfaction
7:25 am |    
Courtney’s Column
Transgender Tyranny

Transgender Tyranny

By Ralph & Elizabeth PyszkowskiGuest ColumnistsThe Obama Administration recently mandated that “transgender” students must be allowed ...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Solus Christus: Satisfaction

Solus Christus: Satisfaction

By Jarrod BelcherOne of the things that’s hard to understand in our present culture (maybe it’s always been hard to understand) is how God...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Manchin sets the record straight on coal

Manchin sets the record straight on coal

Press ReleaseWASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement to set the record straight against false,...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Transgender decree is both illegal and immoral

Transgender decree is both illegal and immoral

The recent decree handed down by President Obama allowing transgender students to use the bathroom they “identify with” is going way too f...

May 18th, 2016 |  


OxyContin and addiction

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Monday, May 9:There’s never been a secret about the addictive properties of opioid ...

May 15th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA