Accumulating garbage, trash, paper, litter, refuse, cans, bottles, discarded furniture, appliances, tires, construction and demolition materials, among other items in yards, on road ways, or in streams is illegal. To report these open dumps, contact the Wyoming County Litter Control program at 304-732-8000, extension 421, or contact commissioners Silas Mullins Jr. at 304-732-8000, extension 288; Larry Mathis at 304-682-4834, or Jason Mullins at 304-673-9019.

Brenton Public Service District meetings are conducted the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the PSD office. Meetings are open to the public.

Captain Ralph Stewart Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution meet the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Guyandotte Baptist Church in Jesse. For more information on becoming a member, contact Danford Bragg Jr. at 304-682-6561. Everyone is welcome.

Center Public Service District meetings are conducted the second Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the plant. Meetings are open to the public.

Coalfields Expressway Authority members meet the fourth Thursday March-December at 10 a.m. in the EDA Building in Pineville. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm. For more information, phone 304-732-6707.

Disabled American Veterans’ van is providing transportation to the VA Hospital in Beckley by phoning Frank Sizemore at 304-732-6140 or 304-585-7738. Two days prior notice is needed for transport on the DAV van. Volunteer drivers are also needed; to volunteer phone Sizemore.

Eastern Wyoming Public Service District meetings are conducted the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the water plant in Stephenson. Meetings are open to the public.

Glen Rogers Public Service District meetings are conducted the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. in the sewer plant. Meetings are open to the public.

Kopperston Public Service District meetings are conducted the second Monday of each month at 8 p.m. in the Kopperston Presbyterian Church basement. Meetings are open to the public.

Mullens City Commission meetings are conducted the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in city hall. Meetings are open to the public.

Mullens Middle School Soccer practice begins today, Aug. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Mullens field. Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders attending Mullens, Pineville, and Herndon middle Schools are eligible to play. Those interested in playing are urged to phone Chris Jennings at 304-923-5156.

Mullens Middle School Soccer hot dog sale is scheduled at MacArthur Walmart Aug. 13 and Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Oceana Town Council meetings are conducted the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in town hall. Meetings are open to the public.

Pineville Lions Club members meet the second and fourth Tuesday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Castle Rock Restaurant. Contributions of cash or used eye glasses are welcome for the group’s eye care program. For more information, contact Patti Lewis at 304-732-7270.

Pineville Town Council meetings are conducted the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in town hall. Meetings are open to the public.

Ravencliff-McGraws-Saulsville Public Service District meets the first Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. in the business office. Meetings are open to the public.

Safe Schools Helpline: To report violence, weapons, threats, thefts and property damage, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual harassment, or other dangerous situations in any school, students, parents and school staff are encouraged to phone 1-866-SAFEWVA (1-866-723-3982) or e-mail safeschools@wvdmaps.gov. Callers can remain anonymous and the phone is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Southern Conservation District board members will conduct their regular meeting Aug. 11 at 9:45 a.m. in the Southern Soil Conservation District Building located at 463 Ragland Road in Beckley. For more information, phone 304-253-0261.

Upper Guyandotte Watershed Association members meet the second Monday of each month in Mullens Opportunity Center’s Room 22, upstairs, beginning at 6 p.m. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Upper Guyandotte Watershed Association at 304-250-7053 or info@ugwawv.org.

Westside High School seniors are reminded the ACT college entrance exam will be administered Sept. 10; registration is required by Aug. 12 to avoid a late fee. Register online at www.actstudent.org; Westside’s school code is 490-283. Additional test dates are Oct. 22, register by Sept. 16; Dec. 10, register by Nov. 4; Feb. 11, register by Jan. 13; April 14, register by March 9; June 9, register by May 4. Several scholarships requiring an ACT score have October deadlines; the PROMISE Scholarship has a Dec. 10 deadline.

Wyoming County Board of Education meetings are conducted the first and last Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Wyoming County Career and Technical Center conference room. Meetings are open to the public.

Wyoming County Commission members meet the first and third Wednesday of each month beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the bank basement, across the street from the courthouse. For more information, phone 304-732-8000, extension 242, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

Wyoming County Economic Development Authority members will meet Aug. 18, Sept. 15, and Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. in the EDA building, located across from Pineville Middle School. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m.; those planning to eat should phone Laura Roberts-Lambert at 732-6707 prior to the meeting day. For more information, phone 732-6707.

Wyoming County Historical Museum Board of Directors members meet the first Thursday of each month in Oceana City Hall beginning at 6 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

Wyoming County Library Board meetings are conducted the second Wednesday at 5 p.m., usually in the Pineville Public Library. Meetings are open to the public.

Wyoming County Solid Waste Authority members meet the second Wednesday in January, April, July, and October at noon in the Solid Waste Authority building, behind the courthouse, in Pineville. Meetings are open to the public.

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