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  1. Principals lobby school board for later startRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lincoln Journal

    Seven of the eight school principals in the Lincoln County favor the later-starting version of two calendars for the next school year put to a vote of employees in recent weeks. The Lincoln County Board of Education met Tuesday evening, March 17, 2015 in Hamlin, not only for a regular session, but also for the second of two statutory public hearings on the school calendar to be used during the 2015-2016 school year set to begin next August.

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  2. School board: May 3, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lincoln Journal

    The Lincoln County Board of Education unanimously approved all items moved for a decision at the March 3, 2015 regular session in Hamlin. All members were present in person, except Rodney "Rowdy' Baker who joined by telephone.

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  3. Push underway for middle school soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lincoln Journal

    After months of informal discussions, the first official push for middle school soccer in Lincoln County came last week at a school board meeting in Hamlin. Lincoln County High School Lady Panthers Head Coach Dallas Plumley and Asst.

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  4. LCOC's March for Meals; elected officials help with meals on wheels awarnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lincoln Journal

    Lincoln County Clerk Direl Baker and Mayor of Hamlin David "Flimsy' Adkins joined Lincoln County Opportunity Company personnel for the annual March for Meals campaign last week. Clerk Baker and Mayor Adkins were on hand Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015 to help with the delivery of meals to homes in Lincoln County, a program long operated by LCOC.

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  5. Contract awarded Alkol-Woodville; April 6 start expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Lincoln Journal

    ... the project, including the WVDOH and others. During that meeting a contract was awarded to Chojnacki Construction of Hamlin. They were the low bidder on the more than 24 miles of water main and related construction. Their bid was $5,458,477.00. They ...

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  6. Lincoln County's Stump fires no hitter in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Lincoln Journal

    ... rains swept through the area the day before and flooded Sherman's home field, both teams agreed to move the game to Hamlin. Lincoln County (1-0) scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back as Stump and the defense did the rest. Senior ...

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  7. Springing into sportsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Lincoln Journal

    ... session at Huntington High School. There were some further encouraging noises at last week's school board meeting in Hamlin about the possible development of a track and football stadium at the high school. Until it's built, however, trips to other ...

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  8. Man on bond among five arrested in West Hamlin pill bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Lincoln Journal

    Five people were arrested following a drug bust in West Hamlin last week. Among those arrested was a man out on bond in connection with previous allegations.

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  9. Commission renews Day Report agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Lincoln Journal

    The Lincoln County Commission last week unanimously agreed to re-enter a long running agreement with the county's day report service at a cost of around $60,000 per year. The decision came after a 20-minute special session in Hamlin on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, during which both judges from the 25th Judicial Circuit addressed the commissioners. 4 comments

  10. Courthouse Records - 3/18/2015Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Lincoln Journal

    ... Hicks, as of 12-16-14. Deed with consideration between Estate of Ernest F. Rockel and City National Bank, $38,019.74, Hamlin, 1/2 Lot 87, Pt. Lt. 88, Eastin Add. 60' x 701, as of 1-20-15. 55 acres deed with consideration between Deborah Evans and ...

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  11. Precinct by Precinct Totals - Fire and EMS Levies ElectionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Lincoln Journal

    There were no surprises in last week's canvass of the election for the fire and EMS levies in Lincoln County. Both levies were easily renewed in the February 28, 2015 poll, after having narrowly failed to secure the necessary 60 percent of support in an earlier effort on November 4. The Lincoln County Commission, sitting as a board of canvass, met Monday, March 9 in the Election Center in Hamlin.

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  12. Sun's return sees tower take shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Lincoln Journal

    The return of mild temperatures, and a few days free of rain, saw work resume in earnest on the new communications tower at the Lincoln 911 Center in Hamlin. The tower, which will ultimately replace the current tower and rise to around 400 feet, was approved for over $500,000 in state funding last fall.

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  13. Commission round-up: February 26, 2015 sessionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Lincoln Journal

    Lincoln County's three commissioners unanimously approved all items moved for a decision at the February 26, 2015 regular session in Hamlin. Commission President K.K. Matthews, Commission Charles Vance, and Commissioner Phoebe Harless, *Approved a Small Cities Block Grant drawdown request for the Big Harts project in the amount of $24,667.33, and a local request for $6,600 .

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  14. Obituaries - 3/18/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Lincoln Journal

    JEAN CARPER DU VALL, 84, of West Hamlin, WV went home to be with the Lord on March 12, 2015 at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was born January 22, 1931 a daughter of the late Winferd and Vola Smith Carper.

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  15. Heroin arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lincoln Journal

    Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies from the Drug Enforcement Unit recently arrested a woman in Hamlin in connection with the alleged repeated sale of heroin in the county seat. Crystal Rose Messer, 25, with an address at Mansion Street in Hamlin, was being held at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville, last week, having been booked on February 25, 2015.

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  16. Spring break broken: make-up days approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lincoln Journal

    ... will now be used to make up for lost instructional time. The decision came at the March 3, 2015 regular session in Hamlin. Four members of the board were present in person. The fifth, Rodney "Rowdy' Baker, joined by telephone. The board enacted a ...

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  17. Simulated Workplace agreement signed for Lincoln County High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lincoln Journal

    An agreement for a new state-led program for Lincoln County High School was signed at a recent school board meeting in Hamlin. The Tuesday, March 3, 2015 meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education in Hamlin included an update from LCHS Asst.

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  18. School board round-up: February 24, 2015 sessionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lincoln Journal

    The five members of the Lincoln County Board of Education took unanimous action on all items moved for a decision at the February 24, 2015 session in Hamlin. The meeting was dominated by an early personnel hearing, and by the superintendent's annual evaluation later in the evening.

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  19. History made as Miller serves as majority leader for Saturday sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lincoln Journal

    ... a Republican led majority of the House of Delegates. Delegate Miller represents Lincoln County Precincts 14 and 16 (Hamlin and part of West Hamlin) in the House of Delegates. Her district (District 16) includes the Lincoln precincts and a large ...

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  20. Panther Baseball makes fresh appeal for lighting fundsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lincoln Journal

    Lincoln County High School baseball coaching personnel spoke again at a recent meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education, lobbying the members for financial support for a major lighting project at the Panther baseball complex. Head Coach Greg Lambert was joined by coaches John Bird and Micah Canterbury at the March 3, 2015 regular session of the school board in Hamlin.

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