Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:32:53 EST 1800 Three young children placed under child protection by CPS http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150627850/Three-young-children-placed-under-child-protection-by-CPS WILLIAMSON - Three young children placed on a child protection plan by the Mingo County Child Protective Services. The Mother, Schawanene Lynn Hensley was charged with Child Abuse. West Virginia State Police responding to a welfare call found the... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:46:03 EST Elk restoration plan is moving forward with the help of public comment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150611634/Elk-restoration-plan-is-moving-forward-with-the-help-of-public-comment GILBERT - Reintroducing elk back into West Virginia is on the minds of many hunters, especially at this time of year when deer season is about to open. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:01:03 EST Kominar honored at luncheon http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150628246/Kominar-honored-at-luncheon Dignitaries, civic leaders and friends gathered at the historic Mountaineer Hotel on Friday for a retirement luncheon for Steve Kominar. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:57:07 EST Blankenship pleads not guilty in W.Va. mine blast http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150615906/Blankenship-pleads-not-guilty-in-W.Va.-mine-blast JONATHAN MATTISEAssociated PressBECKLEY (AP) — Ex-coal company chief executive Don Blankenship pleaded not guilty Thursday to conspiracy and other charges in the deadliest U.S. mine accident in four decades. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:47:02 EST Miss Wanda’s restaurant opened in West Williamson http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150601223/Miss-Wandas-restaurant-opened-in-West-Williamson WILLIAMSON - Get ready for some good home cooked meal specials, a menu with a variety including handmade pizza dough along with a friendly atmosphere. Miss Wanda's restaurant opened in West Williamson on October 29. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:56:05 EST House damaged by fire http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150610164/House-damaged-by-fire MATEWAN - The Matewan Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) battled a house fire Wednesday morning behind Magnolia Gardens. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:01:05 EST Thanksgiving memories; an endangered species http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/150608957/Thanksgiving-memories;-an-endangered-species Psalms 100Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:54:03 EST Continuing the Second Amendment fight http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150583610/Continuing-the-Second-Amendment-fight CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey continues the fight for firearm rights in the U.S. Court of Appeals. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:34:03 EST Change in commissioners for Mingo County http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-politics/150601420/Change-in-commissioners-for-Mingo-County By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:01:02 EST Edward “Tag” Keith apppointed new member of Matewan Town Council http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150599829/Edward-Tag-Keith-apppointed-new-member-of-Matewan-Town-Council MATEWAN - Edward “Tag” Keith was appointed to the Matewan Town Council by unanimous vote at the Tuesday Council meeting. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:56:02 EST Hannah takes oath http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-politics/150600005/Hannah-takes-oath Rachel Dove/WDN Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:22:04 EST Mingo County BOE implements new coding system for inclement weather http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150567703/Mingo-County-BOE-implements-new-coding-system-for-inclement-weather WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Board of Education (BOE) is once again showing their support for their students and staff by having in place a new coding system in preparing for this year's forecasted bad winter weather. The BOE has implemented... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:21:03 EST Father Winter back again http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150577229/Father-Winter-back-again Several wrecks were reported early Tuesday morning due to the first winter storm of the season. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:55:12 EST Help for the caregiver is often overlooked http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150582070/Help-for-the-caregiver-is-often-overlooked WILLIAMSON - Every 67 seconds someone in the United States will develop Alzheimer's. In 2013, 15.5 million caregivers provided an estimated 17.7 billion hours of unpaid care valued at more than $200 billion. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:31:27 EST Request denied to postpone Blankenship hearing http://williamsondailynews.com/news/blotter-community_news-home_top-news/150579159/Request-denied-to-postpone-Blankenship-hearing By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:31:25 EST Preparing for winter weather http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150530641/Preparing-for-winter-weather By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:04:07 EST Winter will soon be leaving it’s mark, snow and ice covered roadways http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150567064/Winter-will-soon-be-leaving-its-mark-snow-and-ice-covered-roadways WILLIAMSON - Snow is falling, roadways are freezing and yes it is already winter - in mid-November. Perhaps a bit early this year, but nonetheless it is here. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:51:04 EST Matewan resident John Slone arrested for ATV theft http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150564034/Matewan-resident-John-Slone-arrested-for-ATV-theft WILLIAMSON - John Slone, 29 of North Matewan was served with a warrant issued by Magistrate Jim Harvey and served by West Virginia State Trooper D. M. Williamson November 9 for larceny with a value of $1,000 or more. On August 9, 2014 Trooper... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:30:08 EST Civil case settled against Thornsbury and other defendants http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150568021/Civil-case-settled-against-Thornsbury-and-other-defendants By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:21:05 EST Williamson City Fire Chief Jerry Mounts retires http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150544272/Williamson-City-Fire-Chief-Jerry-Mounts-retires WILLIAMSON - Chief Jerry Mounts notified City Council Wednesday, November 13 that after 39 years of service he would be retiring as Fire Chief. Mounts began his career with the Williamson Fire Department in June of 1975 and became Chief in... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:08:02 EST