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 304-732-6707 to confirm.

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.

Martial arts classes are conducted Tuesday and Thursday in Pineville Elementary (Riverside building) beginning at 7:30 p.m. for ages 13 and over. For more information, phone 304-207-1918.

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.

Oceana Little League’s board meeting is scheduled Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Berlin McKinney Elementary School cafeteria to vote on a league constitution and discuss upcoming events. Everyone is welcome.

Registration for baseball and softball will be conducted Jan. 21 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Road Branch Elementary and Middle School.

Oceana Public Library is now registering children for the 2011-12 Story Hour Program. Children will participate in an hour of read-aloud story books, games, puppet shows, crafts, occasional field trips, parties, and other activities each Wednesday from 11 a.m. until noon. The free program is for pre-school children, ages 3 to 4 years old (2 years old, if they will sit and listen). To enroll a child, stop by the library or phone 304-682-6784.

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 High School Classes of 1950-59 will host reunion activities at Twin Falls Resort State Park Sept. 7-8, 2012. Only 47 rooms are now available in the park and those who need lodging are urged to make their reservations early. For more information, contact Sandy DeAngelis at 352-897-5066 or dsandy1d@aol.com; Joy Dooley Bailey at 304-255-6070 or BBiljoy632@aol.com; Wanda Franklin at 410-256-4761 or kenandwandas@gmail.com.

 

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 a special meeting Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. in the Southern Soil Conservation District Building located at 463 Ragland Road in Beckley. For the agenda or more information, phone 304-253-0261.

TuGuNu Hiking Club members will meet Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Cow Shed Restaurant, in Pineville. TuGuNu is for outdoors enthusiasts who want to explore the area and help bring the Great Eastern Trail through Wyoming County. New members are welcome. For more information, contact Joanna Swanson at 320-279-3959 or Tim McGraw at 304-732-8412.

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.

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.

The meeting scheduled for Jan. 18 has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m.

Wyoming County Board of Health members will meet Monday, January 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the county Health Department lobby, located in the courthouse annex, in Pineville. 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 Community Fund members are selling tickets for a drawing to win a 40-inch HDTV LCD flat screen televisionin the county Economic Development Authority office in Pineville. The drawing date has been moved to Thursday, March 1, at 2 p.m. in the courthouse lobby. Tickets are $10 for one; $25 for three; $40 for five. A minimum goal of $1,000 must be obtained in order for the drawing to be held. For information, phone 304-732-6707.

Wyoming County Economic Development Authority members will meet Jan. 19, Feb. 16, April 19, May 17, June 21, Aug. 16, Sept. 20, and Nov. 15 — 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 is open to visitors Saturday from noon until 4 p.m.

Board members meet the first Thursday of January, April, July, and October at 6 p.m. in the Oceana Town Hall conference room.

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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