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.
Bingo: City of Mullens is sponsoring Bingo each Monday (except holidays) at 6:30 p.m. in the Legion Building.
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 — excluding January, July, August, December — at 7 p.m. in the Guyandotte Baptist Church in Jesse. To become a member, individuals must descend from someone who fought in the American Revolution; chapter members will assist with required paperwork. For more information on becoming a member, contact Dan Bragg at 304-682-4622 or Ira Cook at 304-682-6024; or, for the Daughters of the American Revolution, contact Anita Lusk at 304-682-6552. 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.
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.
“Farmer’s market” — Integrated Resources, in Maben on Rt. 54, and MountainHeart Community Services, in Clear Fork on Rt. 971, are offering free space to local farmers to sell locally grown produce. In Maben, the market will be open Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. In Clear Fork, selling dates are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Concessions available at both locations. For information or to reserve a space, phone Penny Elkins, in Maben, at 304-294-5610 or Marcella Hood, in Clear Fork, at 304-682-8271.
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.
Itmann reunion is scheduled Aug. 24 at Second Street Station Restaurant, in Mullens, beginning at 10 a.m. with brunch; dinner at 5 p.m.; pictures at 2 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Those attending should make their check or money order payable to Janie Miller and mail to her at P.O. Box 65; Lester, WV 25865. For more information, phone Janie at 304-943-5310.
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 Town Council meetings are conducted the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in town hall. Meetings are open to the public.
Phillips reunion is scheduled Saturday, July 27, in the Friendship Old Regular Baptist Church dining hall, in Saulsville. Those attending should bring a covered dish, pictures and plan to spend the day. A wiener roast is also planned Friday evening. For more information, phone 304-294-6108.
Pineville Lions Club members meet the second and fourth Monday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Pineville Presbyterian Church. 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.
Pineville is offering swimming lessons July 29-Aug. 9, beginning at 10 a.m. for levels 3 and 4 and beginning at 11 a.m. for levels 1 and 2. For more information, phone town hall, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., at 304-732-6255, extension 104.
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.
Rockcastle Baptist Association will conduct its 111th annual meeting in the Guyandotte Missionary Baptist Church in Jesse on Thursday, July 25; registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the call to order at 9 a.m. Rev. Glenn Hatfield is moderator. Rev. Evan Arkell is the speaker; services will conclude with Communion; lunch provided. Everyone is welcome.
Veterans in Wyoming and McDowell counties who may need assistance with VA disability claims or other free services are urged to visit the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance in Welch, at 90 Howard Street on the second floor of the library, or phone 304-436-3804. Services are free to veterans.
West Virginia Natural Resources Commission members will meet Sunday, July 28, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Chief Logan Lodge and Conference Center, in Logan. Agenda items include approval of the 2014-15 hunting and trapping regulations and approval of the 2014 fishing regulations. Meetings are open to the public.
Wyoming County Abandoned Building Agency meets the first Tuesday of each month at noon in the county commission offices, located in the bank basement, across the street from the courthouse. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, phone 304-732-8000, extension 295. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Aug. 6 at noon.
Wyoming County Board of Education meetings are conducted the first and last Monday of each month at 5 p.m. in the Wyoming County Career and Technical Center conference room. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, phone 304-732-6262.
Wyoming County Board of Health members will meet Monday, Aug. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in the county Health Department lobby, located in the courthouse annex. Meetings are open to the public.
Wyoming County Commission members meet the first and third Wednesday of each month. All meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. and are conducted in the commission offices, located in the bank basement, across the street from the courthouse. Meetings are open to the public.
In August, the regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 7 has been moved to Aug. 8 beginning at 9:30 due to mandatory training for commissioners. The Aug. 21 meeting remains unchanged. For more information or to be placed on an agenda, phone 304-732-8000, extension 295, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Wyoming County Economic Development Authority members will meet Aug. 15, Sept. 19, and Nov. 21 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 Genealogical Society has only a few remaining hard-bound “Wyoming County Heritage” books available for sale. Additionally, those who would like to submit ancestor charts, family histories, stories, inquiries, and other regional historical information for the newspaper are urged to do so. For more information, phone Pat Adams at 304-732-6753.
Wyoming County Historical Museum is open to visitors Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Saturday from noon until 4 p.m.
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.