Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:21:49 EST 1800 Tug Valley FFA Chapter attends USDA meeting http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/50378644/Tug-Valley-FFA-Chapter-attends-USDA-meeting Members from the Tug Valley FFA Chapter attended the USDA StrikeForce Meeting on Tuesday. The StrikeForce initiative is a collaboration of government agriculture agencies with the goal of rural economic development. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:46:04 EST WHS Class of 1974 celebrates 40 years http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/50351028/WHS-Class-of-1974-celebrates-40-years Submitted Article Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:51:06 EST It’s good to have solid foundations http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50363629/Its-good-to-have-solid-foundations Growing up in the metropolis of Nolan, West Virginia I learned many valuable lessons. One of the most important lessons I learned was the importance of a foundation. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:29:05 EST Rahall presses for investments in rural areas http://williamsondailynews.com/news/politics/50342031/Rahall-presses-for-investments-in-rural-areas WAYNE, W.Va.— In Wayne on Tuesday to attend a USDA StrikeForce forum, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., lauded USDA investments in West Virginia's economy that buoy farmers and help to build and maintain the state's public... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:22:04 EST Three die in Martin County fire http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/50312261/Three-die-in-Martin-County-fire By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:04:09 EST Science center to present back-to-school laser show http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news/50300266/Science-center-to-present-back-to-school-laser-show PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium will host a Back to School Laser Show at 7 p.m., Saturday. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:22:06 EST WHS Class of 1984 plans reunion http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/50283722/WHS-Class-of-1984-plans-reunion The class of Williamson High School of 1984 will be having their 30 year reunion September 19th and 20th the weekend of the King Coal Festival. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:04 EST More coal mining layoffs announced http://williamsondailynews.com/news/business-home_top/50276807/More-coal-mining-layoffs-announced Just when you think the coal mining layoffs can't get any worse, they do. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:14:09 EST Sobriety checkpoint set http://williamsondailynews.com/news/localnews1/50276229/Sobriety-checkpoint-set WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a DUI sobriety checkpoint along U.S. Highway 119 on Friday from 8 p.m. to midnight. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:09:02 EST Mingo County school bus schedule announced http://williamsondailynews.com/news/schools/50252427/Mingo-County-school-bus-schedule-announced Following are the school bus schedules for the 2014-2015 school year, by school, as announced by the Mingo County Board of Education.School(s) ServicedArea CoveredBus OperatorBus # Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:45:03 EST Scouting service http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-lifestyle/50199351/Scouting-service In the group picture, left to right, are Matthew Gilliam (Scoutmaster), Max Gilliam, Garrett Spencer, Ty Dotson and Barry Dotson (Asst. Scoutmaster). The scout leaders of Troop 321said would love to have more boys involved in the scout... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:19:10 EST Jon Ball selected for a prestigious appointment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news_education/50161940/Jon-Ball-selected-for-a-prestigious-appointment Jon Ball, son of former Williamson residents Steven Ball and Norma (Jackson) Ball has been selected for a prestigious appointment as an intern with the Dale Ride Internship Program on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:09:06 EST Nolan Christian Academy christens new building http://williamsondailynews.com/news/church-schools/50182667/Nolan-Christian-Academy-christens-new-building By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 02:01:04 EST The story of Jonah and the fish http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/50219994/The-story-of-Jonah-and-the-fish There's a ginormous fish on my coffee table. It's for my Jonah and the Fish game. I made it out of a laundry basket and a big garbage bag. It has big teeth and a long tongue. I hope it's as cool for the kids as it is in my head. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 21:50:03 EST Red light violations a growing problem http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50145091/Red-light-violations-a-growing-problem By Hayley M. Cookhcook@civitasmedia.com Sun, 3 Aug 2014 11:33:02 EST Local police to target red-light law violators http://williamsondailynews.com/news/local-news/50134800/Local-police-to-target-red-light-law-violators HUNTINGTON – Everyone has heard the punch line to the following—Red means stop, Green means go and Yellow means “go fast to beat the red.” Unfortunately, that isn't just the punch line to a joke. Quite often it is the... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:57:03 EST Tomblin joins bipartisan rally in support of coal http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news/50134181/Tomblin-joins-bipartisan-rally-in-support-of-coal By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:27:06 EST “Salt of the Earth People” http://williamsondailynews.com/news/church-opinion_columns/50132956/Salt-of-the-Earth-People Recently my family and I visited St. Augustine, Florida. I spoke at Lighthouse Church of God/Beacon of Hope Christian School. The drive to Florida is a lovely one. We have been blessed to make it many times and I am always excited to look in the rear... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:29:03 EST Queen candidates http://williamsondailynews.com/news/local-news/50106148/Queen-candidates Submitted photos Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:11:06 EST Williamson Daily News print edition has new look http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/50083011/Williamson-Daily-News-print-edition-has-new-look The print edition of the Williamson Daily News now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:13:03 EST