Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

By KRISTIN M. HALLNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and populari...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Williamson council approves $4 trash increase

Williamson council approves $4 trash increase

WILLIAMSON – At a regular meeting of the Williamson City Council held Thursday evening, council voted to increase monthly trash collection fees ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


New cruisers approved for WPD

New cruisers approved for WPD

WILLIAMSON – At Thursday’s regular meeting, Williamson City Council approved a motion to purchase four new cruisers for the Williamson Pol...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Tug valley area escapes worse of storm

Tug valley area escapes worse of storm

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – A fierce summer storm hit the Tug Valley area on Thursday afternoon, causing nuisance flooding, power outages and road closu...

June 25th, 2016 |  


14 dead in W. Va. floods

14 dead in W. Va. floods

By Johnathan MattiseAssociated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A deluge of 9 inches of rain damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes in West Virgi...

June 24th, 2016 |  


FRN hosts annual community baby shower

FRN hosts annual community baby shower

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – Approximately 75 people turned out for a free Community Baby Shower at the Coalfield CAP office in West Williamson, W.Va. on...

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


Rep. Chris Harris appointed to governor’sCriminal Justice Policy Assessment Council

Press ReleaseFRANKFORT, Ky. - State Representative Chris Harris, (D-Forest Hills), is one of 23 legislators, government officials, advocates and polic...

June 24th, 2016 |  


4th of July events scheduled in area

4th of July events scheduled in area

Several fireworks shows are planned for the area on the 4th of July holiday weekend.Chief Rexel Nee Jackson II says the Belfry Fire Department will ha...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Storms knock out power

Associated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bands of strong thunderstorms with fierce winds blew through West Virginia on Thursday, knocking out po...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Matewan City talks Veolia contract

Matewan City talks Veolia contract

MATEWAN, W.Va. – The monthly meeting of the Matewan City Council was held at Matewan City Hall Tuesday night.Jason Allen, project manager for Ve...

June 23rd, 2016 |