School board round-up: April 1 regular session
All five members were present in person for the April 1, 2014 regular session of the Lincoln County Board of Education in Hamlin.
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George Washington goes extra inning to defeat Bobcats
George Washington Middle defeated Hamlin 7-6 in eight innings last week. Hamlin got on the score board first as Hayden Workman and Tyler Crawford scored two runs with Crawford and Dennis Rakes getting the RBIs.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Commission round-up: April 3 regular session
Managing Editor HAMLIN - The three members of the Lincoln County Commission voted unanimously to approve all items moved for a decision at the April 3, 2014 regular session in Hamlin.
Lady Yellow Jackets sting Bobcats
The Duval Lady Yellow Jackets locked up in a battle with the Lady Bobcats of Hamlin and came away with a 16-13 rain-delayed game last week.
Lincoln 3 plea in federal pill probe; sentencing July 8
Three Lincoln County men entered guilty pleas in federal court, last week, to charges related to the distribution of pain medication.
LCHS seniors schooled on importance of saving
The Lincoln County High School Class of 2014 received a valuable lesson in finances and the importance of saving at the Hamlin facility recently.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Treasurer confirms no penalty but warns of no financial windfall
As expected, the Lincoln County Board of Education received further confirmation, last week, that recent legislation will mean the school system will not be hit with a financial penalty because of low property valuations.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Cell phone drivers to be targeted by cops
Hamlin Police Department confirmed, late last week, that officers will take part in a effort to crack down on distracted driving over the coming weeks.
Tri River offers loan payment plan
The Lincoln County Commission is expected to decide next week whether to accept an offer from Tri River Transit to repay an outstanding loan to the commission over a four-year period.
Ballot drawing held for June 10 town election
As prescribed by state code, the ballot order drawing for the June 10, 2014 municipal election in Hamlin took place at 9 a.m., Tuesday morning, April 1. The election will see five candidates chasing a four-year term as mayor of the county seat, and nine hopefuls seeking five council seats, also for four years.
Hamlin improvements meeting set for Friday
Another meeting, aimed at gathering suggestions for improvements to the Town of Hamlin, will be held at the Hamlin Community Center this coming Friday evening, April 11, 2014, at 7 p.m. The brainchild of Councilwoman Oliver Hager, this will be the second such meeting in recent times, and is separate from the monthly town council meetings held on ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Runners, walkers prepare for 2nd Relay for Life 5k
Runners and walkers from throughout Lincoln County and beyond are preparing for the second annual Relay for Life of Lincoln County 5k, set to take place this coming Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Hamlin.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Bobcats drop a close one to GW
Hamlin went up 2-1 in the first inning as Hayden Workman and Tyler Crawford scored as Dennis Rakes accounted for a RBI.
Commission's support sought in VFD dispute
Alum Creek Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jim Oldaker recently sought the Lincoln County Commission's support in a long-running territorial dispute with Tornado Volunteer Fire Department.
Clerk Brumfield assists with annual Meals awareness effort
Lincoln County Circuit Clerk Charles Brumfield helped out with the annual March for Meals progam at the Lincoln County Opportunity Company's headquarters in Hamlin recently.
Scarpellini takes part in Research Day at Capitol
Undergraduate Research Day participants from Glenville State College: Judith Urbanic, Morgan Scarpellini, Adrian Patterson, and Aesha Peters, with West Virginia House of Delegates Member Brent Boggs .
Overhaul of secretary job descriptions follows employees' grievance success
The Lincoln County Board of Education recently approved the revision of job descriptions for four grades of secretarial positions in the school system.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Hamlin Water Advisory Lifted
West Virginia American Water has lifted a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 100 customers in Hamlin.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Board OKs appointments
Four members of the Lincoln County Board of Education unanimously approved a short personnel list at the Tuesday, March 18, 2014 regular session in Hamlin.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Board round-up: 2-day suspension for service employee upheld
The five members of the Lincoln County Board of Education took action on the following items during the lengthy February 25, 2014 regular session at the central office in Hamlin.