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 the Wyoming County Commission office at 304-732-0007, extension 304.

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Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s mobile office staff will be at the Wyoming County Council on Aging, 695 Mountaineer Hwy., Mullens, today, Nov. 14, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Staff members will provide consumers with information on the latest scams and tips on how to protect personal information. Appointments are not required.

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Black lung benefits are the focus of meetings the second Monday of each month in the Mullens Opportunity Center, or former Mullens Grade School building, from 5 until 6 p.m. Specialists are available for questions and to assist those who want to apply for benefits. Everyone is welcome.

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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.

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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. To become a member, individuals must descend from someone who fought in the American Revolution or from a family who contributed to the war effort by giving supplies, serving on committees, etc. For more information on becoming a member, contact Calvin Hannah at 304-763-4772; or, for the Daughters of the American Revolution, contact Anita Lusk at 304-682-6552. Everyone is welcome.

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Center Public Service District meetings are conducted the first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. at 100 R.D. Bailey Highway, in Mullensville. Meetings are open to the public.

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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.

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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. Agendas are posted 72 hours prior to the meeting, according to a spokesperson. Meetings are open to the public.

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

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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.

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Narcotics Anonymous meets each Friday at 7 p.m. in the Oceana Public Library conference room. For more information, phone 304-923-2979 or 304-682-6982.

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Oceana Public Library’s Story Hour Program for preschool children is underway. Activities are conducted for an hour, including stories and games, each Wednesday morning from 11 a.m. until noon. This free, fun program is for three- and four-year-old children, (two-year-olds, if they will sit and listen) and includes read aloud story books, silly songs, games, puppet shows, crafts, parties, and other activities. For more information or to register a child, visit the library or phone 304-682-6784.

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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.

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Pineville Lions Club members meet the second Monday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Pineville Presbyterian Church. Contributions of used eye glasses are welcome for the group’s eye care program. For more information, contact Jo Browning at 304-732-8663.

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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.

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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.

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U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins’ mobile office staff will be at the Wyoming County Commission office Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to assist residents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs. Constituents are encouraged to bring documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues. The commission office is in the Wyoming County Courthouse Riverside Complex, located in the former Pineville Riverside School building, adjacent to Palisades Park. (Enter through the double glass doors closest to the park.)

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Itmann meetings are held each Monday in the Cassell Memorial Methodist Church, Itmann, weigh-in begins at 5 p.m.; meetings begin at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Donna Bowers at 304-294-5611.

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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.

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