Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 24 May 2015 21:29:47 EST 1800 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 An observance to Remember http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153632557/An-observance-to-Remember By Chris BlevinsGuest Columnist Thu, 21 May 2015 16:55:38 EST Mountain View Memory Gardens celebrates Memorial Day http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153639457/Mountain-View-Memory-Gardens-celebrates-Memorial-Day WILLIAMSON — Mountain View Memory Gardens will be celebrating Memorial Day with a Veteran's Ceremony and a balloon release on Satuday and Sunday at both the Huddy, Ky and Maher, WV locations. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:55:36 EST Annual Lenore High School reunion slated http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/153619031/Annual-Lenore-High-School-reunion-slated By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comThe annual all-classes reunion for Lenore High School will be held June 26 and 27, 2015. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:25:32 EST Delegate Marcum files pre-candidacy papers http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153619644/Delegate-Marcum-files-pre-candidacy-papers Submitted Article Wed, 20 May 2015 17:45:31 EST Cancer Relay for Life survivors banquet http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153620160/Cancer-Relay-for-Life-survivors-banquet WILLIAMSON - The Tug Valley Relay for Life 2015 is making plans for their annual Survivors Banquet. This year's banquet will be held on June 11, 6 p.m. at the Belfry First Baptist Church. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:00:31 EST Paint the Town Purple http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153615223/Paint-the-Town-Purple WILLIAMSON - Mingo County Commission (MCC) agreed at their Wednesday meeting to work with Relay For Life and will be participating in 'Paint the Town Purple'. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:30:31 EST Tug Valley cheer coach resigns http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/153586252/Tug-Valley-cheer-coach-resigns NAUGATUCK — Tug Valley High School's assistant cheerleading coach, Tara Deskins Ellis, has resigned her position as coach to broaden her opportunities and experiences in a bigger city. Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:31 EST Grand opening of Matewan War Museum http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/153555796/Grand-opening-of-Matewan-War-Museum MATEWAN — Saturday, May 16 was a very exciting day for the town of Matewan especially for those who find interest in the history of the town. Tue, 19 May 2015 17:30:37 EST Matewan Celebration http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153584659/Matewan-Celebration A couple of the Matewan Massacre actors were enjoying a moment of small talk between scenes of the play. Bobby Porter of Williamson , left, is one of those at the reenactment. Elmer Hatfield of Beech Creek is pictured to the right. Tue, 19 May 2015 15:55:31 EST City releases overdue taxes and fees list http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153559663/City-releases-overdue-taxes-and-fees-list WILLIAMSON - Williamson City Clerk Frances Frye released lists of the largest delinquent accounts of various city taxes and fees. The release was directed by Mayor Steven Knopp and Williamson City Council. Mon, 18 May 2015 16:35:33 EST MCSD cracking down on drugs http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153564943/MCSD-cracking-down-on-drugs WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Sheriffs Department (MCSD) made multiple drug arrests on Thursday morning in the Delbarton area. Mon, 18 May 2015 16:35:31 EST Matewan Mine War Museum Opens http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/153559974/Matewan-Mine-War-Museum-Opens Folks sat along the sidewalks listening to good ole' banjo picking while they waited for the crowd to die down to tour the Mine Wars Museum in Matewan. Mon, 18 May 2015 14:30:31 EST The bloody battle of the Matewan Massacre http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/153550124/The-bloody-battle-of-the-Matewan-Massacre MATEWAN — The Matewan Massacre, which took place on May 19, 1920, was re-lived on Saturday as cast members reenacted the event in downtown Matewan, directly in front of the town's Union Hall. Mon, 18 May 2015 10:45:31 EST