Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 29 May 2015 16:44:29 EST 1800 Candy reward causes backlash http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153790868/Candy-reward-causes-backlash WILLIAMSON - Williamson PreK-8 has been overwhelmed with parents and students upset over a teacher who was facing a possible fine from the West Virginia Department of Education over providing wrapped candy to her students. The candy awards were an... Fri, 29 May 2015 16:00:31 EST Williamson PreK-8 students celebrate Lemonade Day http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153786608/Williamson-PreK-8-students-celebrate-Lemonade-Day WILLIAMSON - As school is coming to a close the students at Williamson PreK-8 will be learning what it is like to be a small business owner. The students will be celebrating 'Lemonade Day' on Saturday, May 30. Fri, 29 May 2015 09:20:31 EST The Royal Grand Ball http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153766897/The-Royal-Grand-Ball WILLIAMSON - The Relay for Life, Hometown Heroes team will start their festivities by hosting 'The Royal Grand Ball'.The theme for the Royal Grand Ball will be Disney and children of all ages... Thu, 28 May 2015 17:05:34 EST MCBOE approves 2015-16 Budget http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153765787/MCBOE-approves-2015-16-Budget WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Board of Education held a special meeting on Tuesday to review the 2015-16 Budget. Treasurer Beth Daniels presented the 38.1 million budget to the board members.Daniels, in her... Thu, 28 May 2015 17:05:32 EST Marcum files first Civil Suit against Eric Conn in Mingo County Circuit Court http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153759870/Marcum-files-first-Civil-Suit-against-Eric-Conn-in-Mingo-County-Circuit-Court WILLIAMSON – The first known Civil Action taken again Eric C. Conn has been filed in the Mingo County Circuit Court on Wednesday by Attorney Justin Marcum and Attorney W. Thomas Ward. The civil lawsuit was filed on behalf of Ricky Haney a... Wed, 27 May 2015 21:05:31 EST Police Beat http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153747915/Police-Beat WILLIAMSON - Criminal Complaints and Warrants are public information released by the Mingo County Magistrate Court. This report covers complaints and warrants issued on May 18 through May 24. Wed, 27 May 2015 14:35:31 EST Child pornography arrest http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153726983/Child-pornography-arrest WILLIAMSON -Child pornography has touched the lives of many residents in the quiet community of Chattaroy when resident Jason Matthew Kitchen, 35 was arrested on May 21. Kitchen appeared before Mingo County Magistrate Dee Sidebottom and charged with... Tue, 26 May 2015 18:35:38 EST AIM ready for Hatfield and McCoy Marathon http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153665246/AIM-ready-for-Hatfield-and-McCoy-Marathon WILLIAMSON - The Action in Mingo Group (AIM) is providing a Heritage component to the Hatfield and McCoy Marathon. AIM is keeping with their traditions started by previous leader Mae Stallard. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:25:34 EST Kermit has visitors http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/153667471/Kermit-has-visitors KERMIT - Students at Kermit PreK-8 experienced the Kermit Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) and the Air Evac Emergency Helicopter service working together at the Kermit athletic field. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:15:35 EST Red Ribbon Essay Finalists http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153718457/Red-Ribbon-Essay-Finalists WILLIAMSON - Bully Prevention month and Red Ribbon Week were important to Mingo County Prosecutor Teresa Maynard and she gave a challenge to all Mingo County high school and middle school students. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:15:33 EST Nothing more than a memory http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153716662/Nothing-more-than-a-memory LENORE — Memorial Day was more than just a day to remember fallen soldiers for the people who reside in Lenore. It was also a day that they watched a part of their little community crumble. What was a standing, functionable building, became a... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:15:31 EST YEP Celebration http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/153659579/YEP-Celebration WILLIAMSON - Thursday, May 14th was an evening of reflection, celebration, fun, and fellowship as students attending Williamson PreK-8 Youth Education Program (YEP) 21st CCLC were honored as they saw a successful year of after school come to a close. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:10:34 EST New program a plus for Mingo County http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153657558/New-program-a-plus-for-Mingo-County WILLIAMSON - The Day Report program offered by Southwestern Regional Day Report is making a difference. The program provides offenders the opportunity to turn their life around all while making a difference in their community. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:10:32 EST Local Vietnam Vet recalls ‘Hamburger Hill’ http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153633727/Local-Vietnam-Vet-recalls-Hamburger-Hill The Battle of Hamburger Hill was one of the toughest battles of the Vietnam War for United States soldiers.It was fought on a barren, wet mountain in South Vietnam against the North Vietnamese from May 10 through May 20, 1969. Sun, 24 May 2015 06:30:31 EST Appalachian Recipes http://williamsondailynews.com/news/features-lifestyle-WK_Food/153657713/Appalachian-Recipes With Memorial Day just ahead of us, we often look for a good side dish to serve when we are grilling out with family and friends. While we have all probably made the one using a box of Jiffy mix, this one is completely different and absolutely... Sun, 24 May 2015 10:25:36 EST Alpha Natural Resources Affiliates to Downsize Central Appalachian Mining Operations http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153668049/Alpha-Natural-Resources-Affiliates-to-Downsize-Central-Appalachian-Mining-Operations BRISTOL, VA – Operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) have notified employees today of the expected idling of the mining and processing operations where they work. In accordance with requirements of the Worker... Sun, 24 May 2015 10:25:34 EST TVMI awards $15,000 in scholarships http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/153658049/TVMI-awards-$15000-in-scholarships WILLIAMSON - At the May 21, 2015, Tug Valley Mining Institute (TVMI) dinner meeting, six 2015 scholarship recipients were named. The two top $6,000 scholarships were awarded to Erika Coleman, Belfry High and Caroline Hatfield, Belfry High. Four $750... Sat, 23 May 2015 10:50:33 EST Napier resigns as MC basketball coach http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-sports/153660385/Napier-resigns-as-MC-basketball-coach By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Fri, 22 May 2015 12:40:32 EST Tug Valley High School’s National Technical Honor Society http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-schools/153637071/Tug-Valley-High-Schools-National-Technical-Honor-Society NAUGATUCK - Tug Valley High School would like to congratulate the following students on their record of excellence in career/technical education. Thu, 21 May 2015 20:50:31 EST CPR and First Aid classes set http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153632230/CPR-and-First-Aid-classes-set WILLIAMSON – The Mingo County Fire Chief's Association will be sponsoring the first community CPR and First Aid classes on Saturday, June 6. This year's event will be held at the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical... Thu, 21 May 2015 17:50:33 EST