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Winding river
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For as beautiful as it is along Cranesnest River and through the campgrounds areas, be aware of storm systems arriving later in the week, advises National Weather Service observer Wayne Browning. Folks living and driving in low-lying, poor drainage and flood prone locations will need to remain al...
Clintwood woman convicted in murder-for-hire scheme against officers
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A Dickenson County woman has been convicted in a 2015 abduction and murder-for-hire scheme against law enforcement officers who had arrested her on a series of drunken driving charges. After the third DUI arrest, testimony would demonstrate, Cassandra Delynn Silcox of Clintwood began talking to a Clintwood man regarding the possibility of making the three arresting officers “unavailable” for her court proceedings, according to Dickenson County Commonwealth Attorney Seth Baker. These discussions continued and ultimately resulted in Silcox paying the man $3,000 to “get the job done.” Followin...
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Sports
Union speeds through like a bullet train
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
ROSE RIDGE — You can't stop a train. That was a fact faced by the Ridgeview Wolfpack on Friday night when the surging Union Bears came through town. Placing five players in double figures, the Bear...
Lady Wolfpack stamina overcomes Union
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
ROSE RIDGE — The Lady Wolfpack of Ridgeview defeated a tough opponent in Union’s Lady Bears by utilizing a turnover-prompting defensive press, solid bench work and some offensive stamina. Ridgeview...
News
Chamber backs original elementary school plan
by JENAY TATE • Editor and Publisher
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
As the county's school board studies its options, the Dickenson County Chamber of Commerce has added its support to building a new elementary school in the Haysi area. Meeting Jan. 10, the chamber'...
Clintwood Kiwanis present plaques to Johnson, Lambert
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Clintwood Kiwanis Club proudly presented a plaque in recognition of Outstanding Leadership and Service to John Johnson in acknowledgement of his many contributions to the citizens of Clintwood ...
State lawmakers file dozens of bills
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Coal, natural gas, job creation, roads, tourism, the opioid abuse epidemic and questions of morality are among the topics that coalfield-region legislators aim to address in 2017 General Assembly l...
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Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Wise County/Norton Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 13 to celebrate the opening of Crooked Road BBQ Co., located at 9715 Orby Cantrell Hwy., Pound. Participating in the c...