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2 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

Ward seeks consideration for Family Court

The issue of whether an unexpired Mingo County Family Court judge position will be filled by gubernatorial appointment or election remained controversial this week.

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Related Topix: Williamson, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, US News

6 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

Mingo-based film debuts in Charleston

The movie "Moving Mountains" is set to premiere in Charleston today at the West Virginia State University Capitol Center Theatre at 6:30 p.m. The movie, which was filmed in, and centered around, Mingo County, tells the story of Trish Bragg of Pie , as she and her friends fight for safe drinking water after a deep mine destroyed their wells.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, West Virginia State University, Martinsburg, WV, Shepherdstown, WV

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Coal Valley News

Gregory's Web

The lunacy of political campaigns would sometimes cause a sane person to crumble.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Opinion

Williamson Daily News Online

BOE gets department updates

Kyle Lovern/WDNThe Mingo County Board of Education received updates from several department heads at last week's regular meeting.

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Related Topix: Baisden, WV, Cinderella, WV, Life, Food, Nutrition

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Mingo Water Project To Receive Federal Grant, Loan

Beckley , West Virginia A water project in Mingo County is getting financial support from the federal government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Beckley, WV, Agriculture, Science

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

New pension rules to have little impact

Although the Governmental Accounting Standards Board approved rules in June 2012 requiring a change in reporting pension plan accounts by local government, most state and Southern West Virginia officials think the plan will have little impact on them.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Charleston, WV

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Kermit man found guilty by jury of burglary

A Kermit man was found guilty last week in Mingo County Circuit Court on robbery, burglary and conspiracy charges, according to Mingo County Prosecuting Attorney Teresa D. Maynard.

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Related Topix: Kermit, WV

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Mingo native seeks diversity

Shelvy Campbell, assistant dean for diversity at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the Marshall School of Pharmacy, says individuals should be valued for their unique skills and capabilities in their line of work.

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Related Topix: Marshall University, Williamson, WV

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Another suit filed against former judge

Another lawsuit related to the Mingo County corruption investigation has been filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

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Williamson Daily News Online

BOE taking applications

Kyle Lovern/WDNThe Mingo County Board of Education met Tuesday night. Pictured, from left, are Mark Colegrove, June Glover, Dr. Robert Bobbera, Dave Farley and Jackie Branch.

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Related Topix: Cinderella, WV, Baisden, WV, US News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Mingo County school bus schedule announced

Following are the school bus schedules for the 2014-2015 school year, by school, as announced by the Mingo County Board of Education.

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Related Topix: Delbarton, WV, Gilbert Creek, WV, Baisden, WV, Thacker, WV

Logan Banner

Childress files corruption-related charges

A Mingo Countian claims he was involved in a scheme and forced to plead guilty to illegal drug charges to protect former Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Novelist plans a second book based on Mingo

Kimberly Collins, now living in Washington, D.C., recently announced that her novel, "Simple Choices" has achieved international sales.

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Related Topix: Matewan, WV

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Two file for school board on Nov. ballot

Two candidates had filed for the unexpired term on the Mingo County Board of Education, as of late Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Logan Banner

Ethics complaint filed against lawmaker

An ethics complaint has been filed against Mingo County Democrat Delegate Justin Marcum on the heels of an Ethics Commission advisory opinion, issued Thursday, that both Republicans and Democrats were hailing as victories for their dispute about legislative mailing privileges.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Last defendant enters guilty plea in Arch Coal kickback scheme

The Mingo County man who lead an almost $2 million illegal kickback scheme at Arch Coal's Mountain Laurel Mining Complex in Logan County will be sentenced in November for extortion and tax evasion.

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Related Topix: Logan County, WV, Delbarton, WV, Charleston, WV

Coal Valley News

Gregory's Web

Where do we begin? A fight in the County Clerk's office? A mad scramble to field a candidate, any candidate, to run for county commissioner? Law enforcement officials who, after the fight broke out, don't seem to know where the courthouse is? State officials opposed to letting the Mingo voters choose their own Family Court judge? To the fight: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Williamson, WV, Logan County, WV, Opinion

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WTOV9

Suspect in car-jacking captured in Warwood

WTOV9.com UPDATE OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -- The alleged armed carjacker is in custody after being captured along on N. 25th Street in Warwood shortly before 4:30 p.m. The suspect is a 17-year-old from Mingo County, W.Va.

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Related Topix: Ohio County, WV, Hancock County, WV, Weirton, WV

Williamson Daily News Online

Focus on leadership

Kyle Lovern/WDNHoward O'Cull, director of the West Virginia State School Board Association, met last week with Mingo County Board of Education members and county Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Bobbera.

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Related Topix: Delbarton, WV

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Violation of Public Trust

In the run-up to the 2012 primary elections in Mingo County, West Virginia, a group of officials adopted a campaign slogan to promote their political slate: Team Mingo.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Baisden, WV, Prison

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