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.

Twin Falls Resort State Park’s 36th annual Bear Hole Road Race is set Saturday, June 29, at 8 a.m. and will include 10-K and 5-K races as well as a 5-K race walk.

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To help those in need, Oceana Woman’s Club has installed a Blessing Box on Main Street, in front of Oceana Town Hall.

Editor’s note: This story was compiled from a press release from Wyoming County Schools.

The May term of the Wyoming County grand jury indicted a fifth person in connection with an alleged conspiracy to conceal a dead body.

West Virginia State Parks and the West Virginia Office of Tourism officials unveiled the new Pipestem Resort State Park zipline, operated by Ace Adventure Resort, May 9 during ribbon cutting ceremonies.

While spring brings warmer weather, it also is the time black bears are on the move and, at least in some residential areas, making pests of themselves.

Just prior to opening arguments Monday, Joshua Michael Allen, 28, of Lynco, pleaded guilty to kidnaping before Wyoming County Circuit Court Judge Warren R. McGraw.

Two Wyoming County schools were closed Wednesday while the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department continued to search the premises for a stolen firearm.

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Wyoming County Board of Education joined the growing list of counties across West Virginia that have signed a resolution against Senate Bill 451, an omnibus bill that anchors teacher pay raises to education reform.

Only 45 people voted against Wyoming County Schools’ excess levy during the special election Jan. 26. With 27 of 27 precincts reporting, the final totals were 1,108 for the levy and 45 against it. The excess levy, more commonly known as the textbook levy, is added to the regular tax levy res…

On Monday, Gov. Jim Justice pulled his Senate Bill 289 after complaints the bill would reduce 911 funding by 11 percent.

WELCH — A McDowell County jury twice presented the same verdict to a Wyoming County man charged with shooting and killing his estranged wife and her teenage son: guilty of first-degree felony murder with no recommendation of mercy.

West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice and her Student Artist Series announced the new “Valentines to West Virginia” contest. All students in the sixth grade are invited to submit a Valentine to West Virginia that shows or tells what they love most about the Mountain State.

PINEVILLE – Senate Bill 289 will have a devastating impact on 911 agencies across the state, Dean Meadows, Wyoming County Emergency Services director, told county commissioners during their meeting Wednesday.

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