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Grand jury returns indictments in Dickenson County
CLINTWOOD — Dickenson County Commonwealth Attorney Seth Baker Tuesday reported a variety of indictments handed by the grand jury on Dec. 5. Among the most serious of those offenses were the followi...
Dec 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clintwood man pleads guilty to cockfighting charge
A Clintwood man who sponsored animals during cockfights at the Big Blue Sportsmen’s Club in McDowell, Ky., is the seventh person convicted of federal charges related to his criminal conduct as part...
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Counts leaving health post
The health director of the Cumberland Plateau Health District is leaving. Dr. Melody Counts said in an email last week that she will be going to work for Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems...
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Santa Train
Despite the cold rain and windy conditions, a good crowd turned out Saturday for the Santa Train at Fremont. People were patient and in good spirits when the train arrived. "Here he comes!" the chi...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cowboy College introduces kids to farm animals
Giving back to the community was one of many motivations behind the first-ever Cowboy College held recently at the Coalfield Agricultural Center on Red Onion Mountain. The event, sponsored by the C...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning Co-op launches solar robotics program
Learning Co-op director Vincent Fanelli says when he first spoke with some local young people about starting a solar robotics project, their responses were enthusiastic. "That's cool. I want to be ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owens named director of operations at Breaks Park
Terry Owens has been named director of operations at Breaks Interstate Park. In this role, he will be responsible for all maintenance, facility and groundskeeping operations, as well as oversight o...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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Branscomes share memories of old speedway
For the past two weeks, Dickenson County Historical Society’s articles for The Dickenson Star newspaper have been related to the E & A Speedway which was, for a very short period of time, located a...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former drivers recall racing at Haysi dirt track
Last week, Dickenson County Historical Society presented part one of a two-part story. At one time, Haysi was home to a race track known as E & A Speedway! Built in 1955, the track was about a half...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Man gets prison time for pharmacy break-in
    by PAULA TATE • Editor
    08.05.15 - 12:01 am
  • Old dirt track was fun for drivers, fans
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    07.29.15 - 12:01 am
  • Sutherland story recounts visit to ‘Aunt Rach’ on 100th birthday
    by EDITH FAYE REDDEN • Dickenson County Historical Society Vice-President
    07.22.15 - 12:01 am