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  1. Elk restoration topic at Gilbert meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent Herald

    A meeting to help determine public interest in the restoration of elk to West Virginia has been scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, 7 p.m., at the Larry Joe Harless Community Center in Gilbert, Mingo County. The meeting is being conducted by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources , and the public is encouraged to attend and participate.

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  2. Notice of Administration The admini...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Williamson Daily News Online

    NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the ESTATE OF PARKER C. KENNEDY, deceased, is pending in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Mingo County, WV, whose address is P.O. Box 1197, Williamson, WV 25661.

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  3. Drug arrests by MCSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Williamson Daily News Online

    Rachel Dove/WDNRonnie Campbell , of Delbarton, is pictured during his arraignment hearing before Mingo County Magistrate Jim Harvey on Tuesday morning.

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  4. Most counties show drop in unemploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | West Virginia Metro

    ... show unemployment increased in Boone, Lincoln and Wayne counties, likely because of coal mining layoffs. Mingo County, another coalfield county, had the highest unemployment rate in the state at 10.8 percent. Monongalia County continues to have the ...

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  5. MCSD talks domestic violence with teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... and 12th graders between the ages of 16 and 18. LENORE - Nearly 80 percent of all the calls for help that the Mingo County Sheriff's Department (MCSD) respond to each year are domestic violence in nature. Sheriff James Smith wants to lower those ...

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  6. Marcum vying for Minority Leader positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Williamson Daily News Online

    District 20 House of Delegate Representative Justin Marcum, a Democrat who calls Mingo County home, has announced that he wants to become the next W. Va.

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  7. CEO, politicians and votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Logan Banner

    ... r to vote are smarter than me. Yet I will probably vote again when the time comes. When the Feds get through in Mingo County, they should come to Logan County. Like the old saying goes 'you ain't seen nothing yet!'

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  8. Three young children placed under child protection by CPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Three young children placed on a child protection plan by the Mingo County Child Protective Services.

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  9. Kominar honored at luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Kyle Lovern/WDNFormer House of Delegate member Steve Kominar, who has been serving as Executive Director of the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority, was honored with a retirement luncheon at the historic Mountaineer Hotel on Friday.

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  10. Alpha, Patriot Coal lay off 190 in Ky., W.Va.Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A statement from St. Louis-based Patriot Coal says 130 workers have been idled immediately at its Corridor G Mining Complex near Madison. Alpha Natural Resources says in West Virginia, layoffs involve 25 workers at a Wayne County mine, 22 at the Ruby Energy mine in Mingo County, and one worker at a Delbarton Prep Plant.

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  11. Large mining companies make employment moves; layoffs includedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | West Virginia Metro

    Alpha Natural Resources announced the furlough of 22 workers at its Ruby Energy Mine in Mingo County. The company laid off another worker at a nearby prep plant in Wayne County.

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  12. Delegate from Mingo County vying to become minority leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | West Virginia Metro

    With less than two months before the start of the legislative session, a delegate from the southern part of the state is introducing the idea of becoming the new minority leader in the House of Delegates. Delegate Justin Marcum , a lawyer from Williamson, was reelected to his position in the recent election by securing 71 percent of the vote.

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  13. Public meeting to determine interest in West Virginia elk restoration ...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    A meeting to help determine public interest in the restoration of elk to West Virginia has been scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, 7 p.m., at the Larry Joe Harless Community Center in Gilbert, Mingo County. The meeting is being conducted by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources , and the public is encouraged to attend and participate.

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  14. Edward "Tag" Keith apppointed new member of Matewan Town CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Keith is a retired educator in Mingo County and is currently working as a substitute principal for the school system.

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  15. Mingo County BOE implements new coding system for inclement weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Williamson Daily News Online

    The Mingo County Board of Education is once again showing their support for their students and staff by having in place a new coding system in preparing for this year's forecasted bad winter weather.

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  16. Change in commissioners for Mingo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Williamson Daily News Online

    An interim commissioner presided over his last meeting on Tuesday evening, and the newly elected candidate replacing him was administered the oath of office on Wednesday and will now begin serving Mingo county.

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  17. Mingo County BOE implements new coding system for inclement weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Williamson Daily News Online

    The Mingo County Board of Education is once again showing their support for their students and staff by having in place a new coding system in preparing for this year's forecasted bad winter weather.

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  18. Edward a oeTaga Keith apppointed new member of Matewan Town CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Keith is a retired educator in Mingo County and is currently working as a substitute principal for the school system.

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  19. Economic Impacts of Surface Mining on Household Drinking Water SuppliesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... and households near surface mining operations. The focus is on coal slurry contamination of water supplies in Mingo County, West Virginia, and describes community health problems and costs over time. According to public records, 1.4 billion gallons ...

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  20. Preparing for winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Doug Goolsby, Mingo County Emergency Services Director, is issuing information and helpful tips to Mingo County residents as the month of November has been declared "National Winter Preparedness Month".

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