While dealing with the ongoing state of emergency resulting from COVID-19, the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department has also been faced with an unparalleled number of overdoses.

In an effort to keep voters safe and protect election workers from the ongoing threat created by COVID-19, every registered voter in West Virginia should receive an absentee ballot application this week for the primary election now scheduled June 9, according to Mac Warner, secretary of state.

As the health threat from COVID-19 continues and non-essential businesses and agencies are closed to the public, Stop Abusive Family Environments (SAFE) remains open for victims of domestic violence.

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County health and welfare professionals, law enforcement officers, fire departments, school officials, along with representatives of Wyoming County Emergency Services and Health Department met Monday afternoon to determine a path forward in the face of COVID-19.

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NEW RICHMOND – Despite the slippery mud left by the early morning rain, 15 James Madison University staff members were hard at work in the Guyandotte River Park, near Wyoming County East High School, Wednesday morning.

Internet services followed by cable television topped consumer complaints in 2019 for Wyoming, Boone, Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Mercer, and Mingo counties, according to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

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A century ago — on March 10, 1920 — West Virginia became the 34th state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving all United States citizens the right to vote no matter their sex.

With the campaign season in full swing, candidates in the upcoming May 12 primary election are being reminded of the strict regulations regarding outdoor advertising.

Wyoming County Commission members discussed water extension projects and broadband improvements with representatives of Thompson and Litton Engineering of Princeton.

Now passed the year’s half-way point, Wyoming County Schools continues to focus on three themes selected for the year – “Building Relationships,” “Teaching And Learning,” and “School Safety.”

From anthropology to world history, Wyoming County students delved into a wide array of subject matter for the annual Social Studies Fair Feb. 18 at Pineville Elementary School.

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OCEANA – Construction on two new eight-foot panels in the Wyoming County Veterans Memorial commemorative wall is complete.

Ravencliff-McGraws-Saulsville Public Service District members decided Thursday to use as its new permanent water source a Sabine mine on property owned by the Upper Laurel Fire Department.

Virginia Ann “Jenny Ann” Martin is a whirlwind of activity. She is constantly busy with a work project, a community service project, or some other project close to her heart.

Wyoming County became the 13th county in West Virginia Wednesday to adopt a resolution protecting the right of citizens to bear arms.

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On the May 12 primary election ballot, voters will find familiar names for the offices of assessor, the District 1 commission seat, the three magistrate seats, sheriff, prosecuting attorney, and, in a separate non-partisan election held in conjunction with the primary, two board of education seats.

Ahead of the first game between Westside and Wyoming County East high schools since the board of education voted to allow the sporting events to continue, Schools Superintendent Deirdre Cline put spectators on notice Tuesday afternoon that a zero tolerance policy against aggressive behavior …

The mother of a biracial Wyoming County high school student who was the target of a “deplorable” racist incident before a high school basketball game last Friday is tired of waiting on school and county officials to take action – and she has hired a Charleston lawyer.

Helping people has been the foundation upon which Ronald Bowling has built his career as well as his life.

Officials are moving ahead as quickly as the wheels of government will turn to bring a permanent solution to Ravencliff-McGraws-Saulsville Public Service District water customers.

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Micheal M. Cochrane has served as Wyoming County’s prosecuting attorney for more than six years. In that time, he’s worked to make the county a safer place in which to live. He understands just how the opioid crisis has impacted the small, rural county he now calls home and is working to era…

It was a sad, but necessary chore for the Wyoming County Commission. Naming a replacement to fill the unexpired term of Sheriff C.S. Parker, who died Dec. 24, took less than 30 minutes Friday morning.

His soft-spoken demeanor belied the powerful man behind the badge. It was, however, the size of his heart that drew people to him.

Wyoming County Toy Fund’s weekly workshops are being conducted, in the former Pineville Grade School building, each Monday at 6 p.m. until the annual distribution party just before Christmas.

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Despite ongoing health problems, David “Bugs” Stover is taking one more walk. He is again walking from Welch to Charleston to bring attention to the need for the completion of the Coalfields Expressway. He hopes to meet with Gov. Jim Justice and state highways officials at the end of the wee…

Wyoming County Assessor Mike Cook told county commissioners Wednesday that his office has experienced some problems with residents concerning staff visits to their property.

Wyoming County Schools personnel have been preparing for the upcoming year since the previous school term ended in June.

Twin Falls Resort State Park will host a Farm-to-Table dinner Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. at the 1800s Pioneer Farm, weather permitting. Cost is $50 per person.

Westside and Wyoming County East high schools have each scheduled a day full of activities for all incoming freshmen for the upcoming school year. Attendance is optional, but strongly recommended, according to a spokesperson.

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Work on the Wyoming County Veterans Memorial is expected to begin later this month, according to Denny Lester, of the Veterans Support Group.

NEW RICHMOND – When Gov. Jim Justice held the first groundbreaking ceremony for the improvements to W.Va. 10 last summer, he emphasized the need for patience because the construction would take a few years.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’ Division of Family Assistance begins accepting school clothing allowance applications today, July 1, for eligible children enrolled in West Virginia schools.

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