Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:49:26 EST 1800 Only 96 active coal mining sites in West Virginia http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150366015/Only-96-active-coal-mining-sites-in-West-Virginia Reports coming from the coal industry continue to go up and down, but last week the West Virginia Legislature was told active coal mining sites in the state continue to decrease. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:32:05 EST General Election Tuesday, November 4 http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150362512/General-Election-Tuesday-November-4 WILLIAMSON - As of Thursday at 12 noon more than 500 early voters had already cast their ballots at the Mingo County Courthouse. The last day of early voting will be Saturday, November 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:01:09 EST Burch 4th graders walking 100 miles http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150361228/Burch-4th-graders-walking-100-miles DELBARTON - Burch Elementary fourth grade students and the school staff are participating in the second annual Mingo County Diabetes Coalition (MCDC) sponsored program the Hatfield McCoy, A Healthy Feud: Walk 100 miles in 100 days. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:46:04 EST TRICK OR TREAT http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-news/150316922/TRICK-OR-TREAT Trick or Treat forMingo, Pike andMartin Countieswill be Thursday,Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:56:03 EST Deskins sworn in as Family Court Judge http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150352278/Deskins-sworn-in-as-Family-Court-Judge WILLIAMSON - Sabrina L. Deskins was sworn in as judge of the Mingo County Family Court Judge by her predecessor, Miki Thompson, now the Mingo County Circuit Judge Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:38:09 EST Red Ribbon Week luncheon http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/150349547/Red-Ribbon-Week-luncheon klovern@civitasmedia.comDELBARTON – The Mingo County Extended Learning Center held a luncheon on Wednesday to celebrate Red Ribbon Week. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:31:06 EST WPD focused on child safety while Trick or Treating http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150346637/WPD-focused-on-child-safety-while-Trick-or-Treating WILLIAMSON - Keeping your children safe while Trick or Treating is the utmost concern of Chief Barry Blair of the Williamson Police Department (WPD). Blair will have his officers patrolling on Thursday, due to high traffic in neighborhoods where Trick... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:27:07 EST Tennessee woman charged with child neglect http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150334098/Tennessee-woman-charged-with-child-neglect WILLIAMSON - Courtney Rosean Diamond, 24 of Sweet Water, Tennessee appeared before Mingo County Magistrate Dee Sidebottom on October 25, and was charged with DUI, Defective Equipment, Child Neglect Creating Risk of Injury, Child Restraint and Simple... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:31:01 EST MCSD treats Pre-K students http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150330076/MCSD-treats-Pre-K-students WILLIAMSON - Teaching children about safety is important and the Mingo County Sheriff Department (MCSD) is at the forefront of this initiative. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:06:06 EST MCRA to see new home design http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150316966/MCRA-to-see-new-home-design WILLIAMSON - Jordan Speigel of Coalfield Development Corporation (CDC) presented a conceptual drawing of a spec home that CDC proposes to build for the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA) on its housing site adjacent to the King Coal Highway. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:51:03 EST Mingo Emergency preparedness group implements plans http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150310443/Mingo-Emergency-preparedness-group-implements-plans By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:01:02 EST Mingo 911 Director implements precautionary screenings http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-health-home_top-news/150283093/Mingo-911-Director-implements-precautionary-screenings By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:25:05 EST New Science and Math Teacher Randi Tincher http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150291245/New-Science-and-Math-Teacher-Randi-Tincher WILLIAMSON - Shannon Blackburn principal at Williamson PK-8 was delighted in announcing the addition of Randi Tincher, the new Science and Math teacher for grades six through eight. Tincher is a native of the area and a graduate of Williamson High... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:49:04 EST Read Aloud Day http://williamsondailynews.com/news/localnews1-news_education/150292917/Read-Aloud-Day Lil Felix/WDNMelissa Workman is pictured taking time to read to the second grade students at Williamson PK-8.Lil Felix/WDN Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:41:07 EST ‘Do It Right’ banners created by local graphic design students http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150276333/Do-It-Right-banners-created-by-local-graphic-design-students WILLIAMSON - The Graphic Design students of Mingo Central Vocational School were hired by the Mingo County Board of Education (BOE) to create banners for their new motto 'Do It Right'. The originator of the motto, June Glover, was... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:59:03 EST Man charged in thefts from dollar store http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150278897/Man-charged-in-thefts-from-dollar-store WILLIAMSON - Floyd Jude, Jr., 35 of Lovely, Kentucky was arrested on October 21 by Kermit Police Chief C. E. Chambers for allegedly shoplifting at the Kermit Dollar General Store located in East Kermit. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:31:07 EST Matewan remembers late councilwoman http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150262258/Matewan-remembers-late-councilwoman By Rachel DoveMATEWAN - Mayor Shelia Kessler started the Matewan Town Council meeting with a solemn moment of silence in honor of former councilwoman Lois Justice, who recently passed away. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:38:07 EST Feeding the needy one meal at a time http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-home_top-local_features-news/150276841/Feeding-the-needy-one-meal-at-a-time By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:31:07 EST West Virginia fifth annual College Application and Exploration Week http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150264138/West-Virginia-fifth-annual-College-Application-and-Exploration-Week WILLIAMSON - West Virginia's fifth annual College Application and Exploration Week is being held across the state the week of October 20. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:07:05 EST 4.73 million vehicles recalled for defective airbags http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150246578/4.73-million-vehicles-recalled-for-defective-airbags WILLIAMSON - Takata, a Japanese company, supplies many automakers with airbags and the airbags can malfunction and blow shrapnel into front passengers' chests and faces. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:44:05 EST