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Thursday Sep 11 | Lincoln Journal

Barking dogs: appeal expected

A case involving dogs allegedly barking inside the Hamlin city limit is expected to move to Lincoln County Circuit Court, following a hearing in municipal court, last week. Judge Phyllis Smith heard the case at the town hall, Wednesday, and found the defendant in the matter, Michael Sizemore, guilty.

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Thursday Sep 11 | Lincoln Journal

Biking benefactors

On a sunny Saturday morning, recently, dozens of motorcyclists took off from Hamlin and navigated their way to Clay County. The journey had a solemn and worthy purpose: the commemoration of two fallen police officers, tragically lost two years ago when they were shot and killed after they stopped a vehicle for reckless driving.

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Thursday Sep 11 | Lincoln Journal

County secures $537,000 grant for new 400-foot tower in Hamlin;...

In a major boost for electronic communications in Lincoln County, approval was recently given for a $537,000 grant for a new 400 foot tower at the Lincoln 911 headquarters in Hamlin. The facility is located at the Lincoln North Industrial Park.

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Thursday Sep 11 | Lincoln Journal

Prison for man after probation violation

A Hamlin man, who was convicted earlier of breaking and entering into a cell phone site tower in Julian, was sent to prison in recent weeks after admitting to violating a condition of his probation. Lee Roy Hindman, 33, of Hamlin, appeared in Boone County Circuit Court recently with regard to the probation violation.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Lincoln Journal

Board round-up: August 19 session

The five members of the Lincoln County Board of Education took unanimous action in approving the following items at the August 19, 2014 regular session in Hamlin. The board, *Approved a list of student transfers for the new school year, including three from Lincoln to Boone , one from Lincoln to Putnam , and three inward to Lincoln County .

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Lincoln Journal

Guilty pill pleas from family in federal court

Four members of a Lincoln County family entered guilty pleas in federal court, last week, pertaining to the distribution of oxycodone one year ago. The pleas were entered in U.S. District Court in Charleston, Monday, August 25, 2014, before U.S. District Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. The four were named as Larry Wayne Lawson, 54, of West Hamlin, his wife, Tina Taylor Lawson, 37, son, Jason Wayne Lawson, 30, and the son's fiancee, Tia Estep, 28, of Seymour, Tennessee.

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Lincoln Journal

Driving standards

Last week's update on standards for high quality schools in Lincoln County was encouraging news indeed. After weeks of school board meetings dominated by the proposal to switch staff to 24 paychecks, the August 26 session was a far more muted affair, so much so that the only person present in the public seating for the meeting was a Lincoln Journal reporter.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lincoln Journal

StrikeForce meeting attracts large attendance

Over 60 people, including local and state farming representatives, and elected officials, attended a StrikeForce meeting in Hamlin, last week, hosted by the Guyan Conservation District.

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Lincoln Journal

Board continues discussion on future of Panther assistant principal job

The Lincoln County Board of Education continued its discussion, last week, on the future of an assistant principal position at Lincoln County High School.

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Lincoln Journal

Coalfield Development meeting tonight

A Wayne County agency that is working to bring its services to Lincoln County will host a meeting in the county seat this evening.

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Lincoln Journal

Panther agriculture teacher chosen for scholarship

Ashley Butler, agricultural educator at Lincoln County High School in Hamlin, has been selected for a Teachers Turn the Key professional development scholarship from the National Association of Agricultural Educators.

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Lincoln Journal

StrikeForce meeting attracts large attendance

Over 60 people, including local and state farming representatives, and elected officials, attended a StrikeForce meeting in Hamlin, last week, hosted by the Guyan Conservation District.

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Lincoln Journal

Courthouse Records - 8/27/2014

Contract between Troy N. Bird and Michael Allen Zelker, as of 7-24-14. 1.459 ac.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Logan Banner

Hillbilly Days set for Sept. 4-7

Lincoln County Fairs and Festivals will host West Virginia Hillbilly Days September 4-7 at the Lincoln County Memorial Fairgrounds in Hamlin.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Huntington News

Family Members Plead Guilty to Oxycodone Distribution

United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that four members of a Lincoln County family entered guilty pleas in federal court in Charleston.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lincoln Journal

Commission approves $1,000 donations list

The latest round of community donations were approved by the Lincoln County Commission recently.

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Lincoln Journal

Chairman Harless presides at first committee meeting

The Lincoln County Democratic Executive Committee began gearing up for the upcoming general election with its first meeting presided over by new party Chairman Barry Harless, last week.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lincoln Journal

Mapping progress in Lincoln

The latest innovation announced by Lincoln County Assessor Josh Brumfield, last week, brings Lincoln County up to speed with some counties and far ahead of many others.

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Lincoln Journal

Back in Time - August 25, 1976

Raymond R. Chapman; STATE POLICE REPORT: 21 arrests - One accident reported involved Deloris I. White of West Hamlin and Brenda Adkins of Hamlin.

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Lincoln Journal

Commission round-up: August 7 session

The three Lincoln County commissioners unanimously approved all items moved for a decision at the August 7, 2014 regular session at the county courthouse.

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