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Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority was recognized with an Environmental Stewardship award. The authority employs two full-time litter officers, assists with cleanup projects across the county and has been instrumental in implementing recycling programs in all county schools. Pictured, from left, are Commissioner Silas Mullins presenting the state awards to Tammy Sandy, secretary; James Miller, litter officer; Billy Joe Cooper, authority vice chairman, and members John Roach and Oliver Stewart; not pictured are Ray Farmer, chairman, and Brad Ellison.
Clean up campaign honored
Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority and James Miller, county litter control officer, were among those recognized by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection during annual ceremonies in Charleston.
Residents urged to dispose of their garbage properly
It was a campaign promise made and a promise he is working to keep.
Commissioner Silas Mullins, along with other county employees, volunteers and members of the Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority, are working to clean up the county.
Officials: Litter is an eyesore, can endanger public health
Cleaning up the county remains an ongoing priority, according to Silas Mullins, county commissioner.
Littered road ways and stream banks as well as open dumps in residents’ yards could prove a detriment to the economic impact of the tourist trade in Wyoming County, according to officials.
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Clear Fork man honors brother killed in war
Johnny Smith, of Clear Fork, fulfilled a long-time dream this summer, traveling to Vietnam to visit the site of his brother’s Feb. 15, 1971, death. First Lt. James L. Smith, a 1969 graduate of West Point Military Academy, was among the victims of a helicopter crash, following a dangerous rescue mission in a driving rain storm.
- Clean up campaign honored