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Man from Lenore accused of sexually assaulting juvenile

WILLIAMSON - West Virginia State Police on Thursday arrested a Lenore man they said sexually assaulted a juvenile relative on two separate occasions.Ward Gene Griffith, 52, of Lenore, is facing two counts of second-degree sexual assault and one count of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or custodia

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-20 04:01:01

An area doctor is dead following single-vehicle car crash

Investigators said Dr. Jake Cope, 69, was driving on U.S. 421 when he drove off the roadway and hit an embankment. Dr. Cope was taken to Harlan ARH, where he was later pronounced dead.

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-18 20:48:00

Man passed out in parking lot allegedly had half-ounce of meth in cup holder

When Rogersville Police Department Officers George Henry and Mark Cook responded to the complaint in the store parking lot, they reportedly found Curtis Paul Kinsler, 30, 2700 Panther Creek Road, slumped over in his 2012 Chevy Traverse.


Flag tour is a stark reminder that not all who serve make it back home

A POW/MIA flag is one step closer to returning to its home in Grundy, Va., but it is itself a stark reminder that not all men and women in the military make it home.

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-05-20 11:30:00

Mingo County Energy Express kicks off June 18

On June 18, Energy Express will start back up for students in Mingo County. The last day for students will be July 20, 2018. Our sties this year are Dingess Elementary, Matewan PreK-8, Williamson PreK-8 and The Larry Joe Harless Center in Gilbert, W. Va. Bus transportation is provided for the studen

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-20 04:01:01

40 information technology service desk jobs coming to Dickenson County

CLINTWOOD, Va. — About 40 information technology service desk jobs will be created in Clintwood by a new contract the Virginia Information Technologies Agency has with Science Applications International Corp., Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-19 04:49:00

Thandie Newton's mixed feelings on Star Wars role

Thandie Newton thinks it's "awful" that she's the first woman of colour to have a leading role in a 'Star Wars' movie.The 45-year-old actress portrays Val in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' and though she thinks it's "great" that she's landed such a significant part in a major film, she's upset that it's

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-05-20 09:00:00

Browns send CB Taylor to Cardinals for 2020 draft pick

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Browns' Jamar Taylor gestures during an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers in Cleveland. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Arizona Cardinals are finalizing a trade that would bring cornerback Jamar Taylor from the Clev

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-19 17:00:20

Remembering Hal Greer - a close friend

I arrived at Marshall University in the summer of 1956, having transferred from Pikeville College where I had attended the 1954-55 school year. As a 19 year old transfer student from a small rural community of Sprigg, West Virginia, I was on my own with no friends or contacts. My main reason for tra

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-05-20 04:01:01

May 19, 1920: Miners, Baldwin-Felts Agents Killed in Matewan Massacre

On May 19, 1920, one of the bloodiest events in the West Virginia Mine Wars unfolded in the Mingo County town of Matewan. Four months earlier, the United Mine Workers of America had launched a major campaign to organize southern West Virginia’s non-union coalfields. Along the West Virginia-Kentucky

WVPUBLIC.ORG - 2018-05-19 00:00:00

Click It or Ticket campaign kicks off

Sara George, information officer at Highway District 12 in Pikeville, told law enforcement officers that this year’s campaign is targeting drivers of pickup trucks in the region. Locally, only 60 percent of truck drivers wear their seat belts, George said.News-Express photo by Nick Wood

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2018-05-19 09:00:00

Tighter city school funding proposed

The $9.09 million schools budget anticipates a roughly $170,000 state funding increase due to enrollment. It calls for roughly $2.49 million in city funds, a decrease of $356 compared to the current-year budget.


Teekay Offshore Partners LP (TOO) Stake Raised by Brookfield Asset Management Inc; Shareholder Locust Wood Capital Advisers Has Raised Howard Hughes (HHC) Holding | Bibey Post

Teekay Offshore Partners LP (TOO) Stake Raised by Brookfield Asset Management Inc; Shareholder Locust Wood Capital Advisers Has Raised Howard Hughes (HHC) HoldingMay 19, 2018 -By Hazel JacksonStephen J. Errico increased its stake in Howard Hughes Corp (HHC) by 17.56% based on its latest 2017Q4 regul

BIBEYPOST.COM - 2018-05-19 14:04:55

Honaker rips Grundy for BDD title, 14-0

The Tigers sent 19 batters to the plate and scored 13 runs in the second and blasted the Golden Wave, 14-0 in a five-inning, run-rule final.


Arrested: Kingsport mugshots, April 30 - May 13

Individuals recently booked into the Kingsport city jail. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.


Officials break ground on Grundy training center

State, local and community college officials gathered in Grundy, Virginia, on Wednesday to break ground on the new Southern Gap Transportation and Logistics Center.


Campaign season opens for Navajo Nation presidency

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Navajos seeking to become president of the Navajo Nation, the country's largest American Indian reservation, began submitting applications Thursday.


BLACK DIAMOND DISTRICT SOFTBALL: Grundy, Honaker dominate in semis

“We graduated eight girls last year – seven were starters,” Compton said. “Fortunately I had returners at important positions, pitcher, catcher and third base. But still rebuilding an infield and an outfield – and a batting lineup – you just never know.


Honaker scores 13 in 2nd to claim BDD title

It rained on both ends of town Thursday, but, in a scene straight out of the cartoon “Peanuts”, where a rain cloud hovers over Charlie Brown, Harding Field was drenched, with no end in sight when the call was made to move the game to the Honaker Senior League field.


Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

During a meeting with the leader of NATO, Trump addressed a question from a reporter about Tusk's recent comment that, given the U.S. president's recent decisions, "someone could even think, 'with friends like that, who needs enemies?'"