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BREEDEN — Known as the church that goes above and beyond to help people, the Breeden Church of God is now helping residents of Mingo and Logan Counties. The church has opened a food bank that will serve those in the Breeden and surrounding areas. The church began the project in September of 2014 and has watched it grow each month after.
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Breeden Church of God needs your help

BREEDEN — Known as the church that goes above and beyond to help people, the Breeden Church of God is now helping residents of Mingo and Logan Counties. The church has opened a food bank that will serve those in the Breeden and surrounding areas. The church began the project in September of 2014 and has watched it grow each month after. Thro

National disgrace

The following editorial appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday, May 1: A scathing inspector general's report and congressional testimony have revealed a Veterans Affairs bureaucracy more interested in protecting itself than serving those who served their country. This region has felt the brunt of the failures. Of all the nation's regiona

Where do I even begin with this? The nation that I love so much is in complete turmoil. I still believe in the land of the free and the home of the brave. We have always been a great nation, but lately we seem anything but great. Currently, we are facing riots, racism, bigotry, and hate. The leaders of our nation are crumbing beneath the stress of

A lesson in limitless love

Where do I even begin with this? The nation that I love so much is in complete turmoil. I still believe in the land of the free and the home of the brave. We have always been a great nation, but lately we seem anything but great. Currently, we are facing riots, racism, bigotry, and hate. The leaders of our nation are crumbing beneath the stress of

Judge delays sentencing in Logan kickback scheme

A judge said Thursday he isn't so sure that the former manager of an Arch Coal mine in Logan County is guilty of forcing companies to pay kickbacks to obtain machine repair work. U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston wouldn't sentence David Runyon as planned Thursday. Instead, the judge told Runyon's attorney and federal prosecutors that they must c

Wyoming East tennis served up nearly two handfuls of Coalfield Conference champions this week at Liberty.
The Warriors won boys singles at all four seeds and also took the No. 2 boys doubles.
East's girls won singles at No. 3 and No. 4 and took No. 1 and No. 2 doubles as well.
Westside also got into the winner's circle as Sara Walker won No. 1 s

Warriors shine at Coalfield tennis

Wyoming East tennis served up nearly two handfuls of Coalfield Conference champions this week at Liberty. The Warriors won boys singles at all four seeds and also took the No. 2 boys doubles. East's girls won singles at No. 3 and No. 4 and took No. 1 and No. 2 doubles as well. Westside also got into the winner's circle as Sara Walker won No. 1 s

Logan High School choir students have been showcasing their talents across the state.
Musco Adams, Katelyn Barnhart, Nathaniel Chapman, Hayley Gudis, and Tia Jeffrey were all selected as members of the 2015 WV ACDA Junior/Middle School All-State Chorus. LHS sophomore Lindsey Gore was named to the WV ACDA All-State Chamber Choir.
Six LHS students

LHS Choir perform across the state

Logan High School choir students have been showcasing their talents across the state. Musco Adams, Katelyn Barnhart, Nathaniel Chapman, Hayley Gudis, and Tia Jeffrey were all selected as members of the 2015 WV ACDA Junior/Middle School All-State Chorus. LHS sophomore Lindsey Gore was named to the WV ACDA All-State Chamber Choir. Six LHS students

A Golden Alert has been issued for a Harlan County man.
Delbert Bray Sr., 77, was last seen around 11:45 a.m. Friday. He is 5 foot and 8 inches tall, 135 pounds, blue eyes, white hair, light to fair skin. He was last seen Friday traveling from Harlan County to Bell County in a 2009 gold GMC SUV. License Plate # 5191FR Vet Army tag.
If anyone has

'Golden Alert' issued

A Golden Alert has been issued for a Harlan County man. Delbert Bray Sr., 77, was last seen around 11:45 a.m. Friday. He is 5 foot and 8 inches tall, 135 pounds, blue eyes, white hair, light to fair skin. He was last seen Friday traveling from Harlan County to Bell County in a 2009 gold GMC SUV. License Plate # 5191FR Vet Army tag. If anyone has

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 30, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin encouraged West Virginians to formally submit their comments to the Federal Register regarding the proposed rule to the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA) regulations. The rule, published by the Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), would improve the b

Public comment sought on Black Lung Benefits Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 30, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin encouraged West Virginians to formally submit their comments to the Federal Register regarding the proposed rule to the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA) regulations. The rule, published by the Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), would improve the b

ARH denied purchase of Williamson Memorial Hospital

The West Virginia Health Care Authority (WVHCA) has denied the purchase of Williamson Memorial Hospital (WMH) by Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH). That decision was released on Friday. “We are disappointed with the West Virginia Health Care Authority's decision, and are currently exploring options for any further action in the matter,&#

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Pictured, Lt. Tim Granger of the Henlawson Volunteer Fire Department gives the final salute to fallen 28-year veteran Lt. Gregory Prichard.
Editor,
The Henlawson Fire Department wishes to thank all departments and agencies who assisted in the funeral procession as our department laid to rest 28-year-veteran Lt. Gregory Prichard.

Thanks for the support

Photo submitted Pictured, Lt. Tim Granger of the Henlawson Volunteer Fire Department gives the final salute to fallen 28-year veteran Lt. Gregory Prichard. Editor, The Henlawson Fire Department wishes to thank all departments and agencies who assisted in the funeral procession as our department laid to rest 28-year-veteran Lt. Gregory Prichard.

Two students from Ralph Willis Career Center in Logan won the WV Ford/AAA Auto Skills Competition Thurs., April 30, in Charleston. The duo will match repair skills against the best young auto technicians in the country at the national finals of the 2015 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Contest to be held June 7-9 in Dearborn, Mich.
Devin Corns and Zac

Local students win state competition

Two students from Ralph Willis Career Center in Logan won the WV Ford/AAA Auto Skills Competition Thurs., April 30, in Charleston. The duo will match repair skills against the best young auto technicians in the country at the national finals of the 2015 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Contest to be held June 7-9 in Dearborn, Mich. Devin Corns and Zac

The First Baptist Church of McConnell Youth Group conducted a 10 week Winter Bible Contest from January until March each Wednesday evening. The theme of the Bible lessons was Storms.
A Bible lesson on different storm stories from the scripture was taught followed by a quiz on the particular passage. Some of the storm stories subjects were: Noah, J

Winter Bible Contest winners

The First Baptist Church of McConnell Youth Group conducted a 10 week Winter Bible Contest from January until March each Wednesday evening. The theme of the Bible lessons was Storms. A Bible lesson on different storm stories from the scripture was taught followed by a quiz on the particular passage. Some of the storm stories subjects were: Noah, J

Lady Billies, CRHS, Logan roll to wins

The Man High School softball team closed out there regular season on Friday night with a 16-0 three-inning, mercy-rule win over the visiting Van Lady Bulldogs. Sophomore Sydney Keffer delivered the power for Man with two home runs — two-run shot over the left field fence in the first inning and a three-run shot in the bottom of the second st

By Kyle Lovern
klovern@civitasmedia.com
NEWTOWN — The third-annual Consol Energy All-Star games were held at Mingo Central High School on Friday night with several top basketball players from the region participating.
West Virginia girls defeated Kentucky 86-62 to win the girls' contest, while the Bluegrass squad won the boys' game 101-99

Logan's Gore leads W.Va. to win in all-star game

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com NEWTOWN — The third-annual Consol Energy All-Star games were held at Mingo Central High School on Friday night with several top basketball players from the region participating. West Virginia girls defeated Kentucky 86-62 to win the girls' contest, while the Bluegrass squad won the boys' game 101-99

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Photos by Vicki Blakley
The Harlan High School Dragon Drama Club recently presented the production of the Neil Simons “The Odd Couple,” which takes place in Oscar Madison's 12th floor apartment on Riverside Drive in New York City in 1965. The play was directed by drama teacher Steven Palmer. Madison was portrayed by Scott Gaines and Fe

HHS presents 'The Odd Couple'

Photos by Vicki Blakley The Harlan High School Dragon Drama Club recently presented the production of the Neil Simons “The Odd Couple,” which takes place in Oscar Madison's 12th floor apartment on Riverside Drive in New York City in 1965. The play was directed by drama teacher Steven Palmer. Madison was portrayed by Scott Gaines and Fe

HARLAN
The following students have been named Distinguished Dragons (students working at a proficient/distinguished level) at Harlan Elementary School (*Denotes all A's):
Kindergarten
Allie Brock, Bryson Bryant, Joyanna Cooper, Cole Cornett, Brooklyn Couch, Colton Delaney, Kate Drury, Sara Kate Fisher, Maliyah Fluker, Gracie Hensley, Rylin Hoove

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HARLAN The following students have been named Distinguished Dragons (students working at a proficient/distinguished level) at Harlan Elementary School (*Denotes all A's): Kindergarten Allie Brock, Bryson Bryant, Joyanna Cooper, Cole Cornett, Brooklyn Couch, Colton Delaney, Kate Drury, Sara Kate Fisher, Maliyah Fluker, Gracie Hensley, Rylin Hoove

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Moore; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro (behind Food City). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If re

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Moore; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro (behind Food City). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If re

Entrepreneurial SMARTS training set

Harlan County is the next stop for SKED's Entrepreneurial SMARTS training course. Entrepreneurs and small business owners in Harlan and the surrounding communities are encouraged to register for the small business training course being offered there May 7, 14, 21 and May 28 at the Harlan County Cooperative Extension office. Entrepreneurial SMARTS

W.Va. Boys All-Stars
Ky. Boys All-Stars
Ky. Girls All-Stars
W.Va. Girls All-Stars
The MVPs for the girls' game was Shayna Gore for W.Va. of Logan High School and Emily Baker for Ky. who played at Belfry. They are pictured with W.Va. Coach Clay Campbell and Game Director Brad Napier, who is head coach at Mingo Central.
Dikembe Dixson won the sl

3rd Annual Consol Energy All-Star Event

W.Va. Boys All-Stars Ky. Boys All-Stars Ky. Girls All-Stars W.Va. Girls All-Stars The MVPs for the girls' game was Shayna Gore for W.Va. of Logan High School and Emily Baker for Ky. who played at Belfry. They are pictured with W.Va. Coach Clay Campbell and Game Director Brad Napier, who is head coach at Mingo Central. Dikembe Dixson won the sl





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