Williamson Daily News- RSS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/ http://williamsondailynews.com/ Fri, 6 Mar 2015 03:12:41 EST 1800 How to live longer, in 100 annoying steps http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152173501/How-to-live-longer-in-100-annoying-steps The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tues., March 3:———Want to live to age 115? Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:30:35 EST Gilbert area spared major flooding http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152203247/Gilbert-area-spared-major-flooding GILBERT — Gilbert area residents were never more glad to see snow than they were Thursday morning since the snowfall haulted the rain that was causing a significant rise in local streams. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:15:33 EST Kermit area sees high water http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152200185/Kermit-area-sees-high-water KERMIT – The Kermit area was not spared from the rising waters of the Tug River. The Thursday update by the National Weather Center reported at 1 p.m. that the Tug River in Kermit was at a level of 39.36 feet and was projected to crest Thursday... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:30:31 EST Basketball tourney games rescheduled http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/152200617/Basketball-tourney-games-rescheduled By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:25:32 EST Thousands without power in WV http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152201207/Thousands-without-power-in-WV CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A late-winter storm has knocked out electricity to about 80,000 customers in West Virginia. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:50:31 EST Emergency Management collecting damage data http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152194044/Emergency-Management-collecting-damage-data The Logan County Office of Emergency Management is requesting anyone who has received damage to your home or business from flooding to contact their office at 304-752-0917. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:10:34 EST Woman’s Club Yard Sale http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152193154/Womans-Club-Yard-Sale Staff ReportThe Williamson Woman's Club will be holding its annual indoor yard sale this Saturday.Tug Valley residents will have an opportunity to beat the weather and help the community on March 7. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:10:31 EST Mingo County tackles Thor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152193318/Mingo-County-tackles-Thor WILLIAMSON – As Thor continues to move through the Tug Valley area residents woke up Thursday morning to rising floodwaters and snow. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:25:31 EST Learning to be a citizen http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152174318/Learning-to-be-a-citizen The question usually comes toward the end of a public meeting. Some knotty problem is being discussed, and someone in the audience will raise his or her hand and ask, “Okay, so what can I do about it?” Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:37 EST Panel offers sound changes in policing http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152173290/Panel-offers-sound-changes-in-policing The following editorial appeared in The News & Observer on Wed., March 4:——— Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:34 EST Greater Beckley ends Billies’ season http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/152123512/Greater-Beckley-ends-Billies-season The 2014-15 high school basketball season ended for the Man Hillbillies with Tuesday night's 77-52 loss at Class A No. 2-ranked Greater Beckley Christian in the Class A Region 3 Section 1 tournament. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:30:37 EST Tug Valley hit with flooding http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152177620/Tug-Valley-hit-with-flooding WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Emergency Operation Center opened on Wednesday morning at 7:40 a.m. in response to reported mudslides and high water. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:35:34 EST Logan County hit hard by flooding http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152182383/Logan-County-hit-hard-by-flooding By Owen Wellsowells@civitasmedia.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:15:31 EST Top-ranked Kentucky makes it 30-0 http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/152176732/Top-ranked-Kentucky-makes-it-30-0 PAUL NEWBERRYAP Sports WriterATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Kentucky has been in some close games.This was a new predicament, however. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:30:34 EST Kansas rallies to beat WVU in OT http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/152175871/Kansas-rallies-to-beat-WVU-in-OT LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Bill Self has won 190 of the 199 games he's coached in Allen Fieldhouse. This may have been the most satisfying, and improbable, of them all. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:20:32 EST Dixson leads conference in scoring; Mingo 2nd in standings http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/152176636/Dixson-leads-conference-in-scoring;-Mingo-2nd-in-standings By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:20:31 EST Tug rolls Tide http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/152176490/Tug-rolls-Tide By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:15:31 EST Flood Warning http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152172024/Flood-Warning Kyle Lovern/WDN Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:50:31 EST Williamson Memorial halting some services http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152150424/Williamson-Memorial-halting-some-services By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comWilliamson Memorial Hospital (WMH) will no longer be delivering newborns at its facility effective April 1. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:15:34 EST Rep. Jenkins Cosponsors Spruce Mine Bill http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152153519/Rep.-Jenkins-Cosponsors-Spruce-Mine-Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) cosponsored legislation introduced today that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from retroactively vetoing valid permits, as happened at the Spruce No. 1 mine in... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:30:34 EST