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Player of the year and First Team

The 2022 Appalachian Newspapers All Mountain Softball Teams are comprised of players from the 15th Region, 54th District and Mingo County, West Virginia. The Appalachian News-Express, Floyd County Chronicle and Times, Paintsville Herald, Hazard Herald and Mingo Messenger sports departments voted on players from the coverage area to comprise the All Mountain Team. Appalachian Newspapers’ Randy White, Cory Vance, Steve LeMaster, Mike Muncy and Paul Adkins voted on the All Mountain Teams.
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COY Nominees

The 2022 Appalachian Newspapers All Mountain Softball Teams are comprised of players from the 15th Region, 54th District and Mingo County, West Virginia. The Appalachian News-Express, Floyd County Chronicle and Times, Paintsville Herald, Hazard Herald and Mingo Messenger sports departments voted on players from the coverage area to comprise the All Mountain Team. Appalachian Newspapers’ Randy White, Cory Vance, Steve LeMaster, Mike Muncy and Paul Adkins voted on the All Mountain Teams.
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Commission tables request from new hospital owners again

WILLIAMSON — The Mingo County Commission tabled a financial request from the new owners of Williamson Memorial Hospital for the second time June 21 while awaiting additional information. Tom Ward, counsel for the commission, said he still had not received financials and other information he requested from Williamson Health...
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Independence Day to be celebrated across county

WILLIAMSON — The July 4 weekend is approaching, and events are planned across Mingo County to mark the occasion. The town of Gilbert has events planned for Friday-Sunday, July 1-3. A community yard sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, July 1-2, at town hall. Saturday will also feature a Regatta and Anything That Floats event starting at 11 a.m. at the Justice Bridge. Floaters will meet at the Veterans Park for lunch. Saturday at the Community Center will feature games and free ice cream beginning at 6 p.m., with fireworks set for 10 p.m.
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Commission approves precinct adjustments

WILLIAMSON — The Mingo County Commission approved two precinct changes for the general election in November. Tina Abbott, the commission’s administrative assistant, said the changes were needed because the previous polling places were no longer an option. She said the East End Towers had no restrictions in place and were no longer allowing it to be a polling place.
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Lovern resigns as volleyball coach at MCHS

NEWTOWN — Mingo Central High School will be searching for a new volleyball coach after head coach Amanda Lovern resigned from the position earlier this month. Lovern had been the head coach at Miner Mountain since she was hired in the spring of 2019 and has turned the program around during her tenure.
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Jarius Jackson commits to CU Harrodsburg

Mingo Central standout Jarius Jackson will suit up at the collegiate level this fall as he announced this past week that he was committed to Campbellsville University Harrodsburg. Jackson is a 6’5” wing that was a four-year starter for head coach Stan Elkins and the Miners. He scored more than...
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Facing Hunger Foodbank hosts drive-thru food distribution in Mingo County

WILLIAMSON -- Facing Hunger Foodbank is hosting an OVP sponsored drive-thru mobile food distribution at Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College, 209 Co Hwy 52/27, on Wednesday, June 29. Members of Facing Hunger Foodbank and OVP volunteers will distribute meat, produce, dry goods and other nutritious items beginning at...
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Pilot killed in helicopter crash remembered as inspirational

LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Of the six people killed in the helicopter crash Wednesday, June 22, was John Nagle. Nagle was a life-long pilot originally from the Gilbert area of Mingo County, West Virginia. James Nagle, John’s brother, said he was an inspirational person and his hero. He says...
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All Mountain Softball: First Team

The 2022 Appalachian Newspapers All Mountain Softball Teams are comprised of players from the 15th Region, 54th District and Mingo County, West Virginia. The Appalachian News-Express, Floyd County Chronicle and Times, Paintsville Herald, Hazard Herald and Mingo Messenger sports departments voted on players from the coverage area to comprise the All Mountain Team. Appalachian Newspapers’ Randy White, Cory Vance, Steve LeMaster, Mike Muncy and Paul Adkins voted on the All Mountain Teams.
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Williamson Daily News

Commission to interview for board vacancy

WILLIAMSON — The Mingo County Commission plans to interview those who have expressed interest in an upcoming vacancy on the Mingo County Solid Waste Authority. Commission President Thomas Taylor had expressed in an interest in the commission being more involved in the board appointments it makes. Taylor previously directed...
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2022 Tug Valley area football schedules

The start of the high school football season is right around the corner. Below are the 2022 schedules for Mingo Central, Tug Valley, Belfry, and Phelps. Over the next few weeks the Williamson Daily News will be taking an in-depth look at each team’s slate of games. MINGO CENTRAL...
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