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Tug Valley 61, Fairland, Ohio 51
By Kyle Lovern
klovern@civitasmedia.com
HUNTINGTON – Senior Hayden Sturgell scored a season high 20 points to lead Tug Valley to a 61-51 win over Fairland, Ohio in the Huntington Invitational being played at the Big Sandy Arena.
The game was close in the first half, but the Panthers pulled away in the fina

Hoops Roundup

Tug Valley 61, Fairland, Ohio 51 By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com HUNTINGTON – Senior Hayden Sturgell scored a season high 20 points to lead Tug Valley to a 61-51 win over Fairland, Ohio in the Huntington Invitational being played at the Big Sandy Arena. The game was close in the first half, but the Panthers pulled away in the fina

Watch: Video highlights from Logan's 85-47 win over Oak Hill in the King Coal Classic

The Logan High School boys' basketball team continues to impress and surprise after the Wildcats whipped Oak Hill 85-47 on Saturday night in the finale of the King Coal Classic at Logan's Willie Akers Arena. Logan, ranked No. 6 in the state in Class AAA, improved to 11-1 on the season with the win — Coach Mark Hatcher's best-ever start at th

States asked to follow W.Va. energy law repeal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After West Virginia legislators voted to delete a law that counts burning tires and some coal as alternative fuels, national small government groups are turning the uncontroversial repeal into a rally cry to remove more stringent energy standards in other states. The push against West Virginia's Alternative and Renew

Child's truancy can land parents in jail

Wyoming County Prosecutor Mike Cochrane is warning area parents that they can go to jail if the don't send their children to school. He says recent decisions by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the current state of law indicate children can be removed from custody and placed in state custody if they aren't attending school. “T

King Coal Classic. Click on Sports more on the game.

King Coal Classic

King Coal Classic. Click on Sports more on the game.

CHARLESTON - Delegate Justin Marcum and Delegate Harry Keith White, along with nine others introduced a piece of legislation to make the hiring of teachers, administrators, and school service personnel more transparent. The Bill was introduced at the request of many teachers in southern West Virginia. It has also been discussed with many of the tea

Delegate introduce bill on hiring school personnel

CHARLESTON - Delegate Justin Marcum and Delegate Harry Keith White, along with nine others introduced a piece of legislation to make the hiring of teachers, administrators, and school service personnel more transparent. The Bill was introduced at the request of many teachers in southern West Virginia. It has also been discussed with many of the tea

By Courtney Lovern
For the Daily News
GOODY, Ky. - As the Belfry Lady Pirates (10-11) and the Pike County Central Lady Hawks (10-12) walked out onto the floor Friday night, neither team could've suspected to walk away with a 39-point win over the other. That's exactly what happened though, as the Lady Pirates posted a 79-40 win over the Lady Hawk

Lady Pirates club Lady Hawks, 79-40

By Courtney Lovern For the Daily News GOODY, Ky. - As the Belfry Lady Pirates (10-11) and the Pike County Central Lady Hawks (10-12) walked out onto the floor Friday night, neither team could've suspected to walk away with a 39-point win over the other. That's exactly what happened though, as the Lady Pirates posted a 79-40 win over the Lady Hawk

The big three carried Westside to victory.
Justin Cogar, Justin Kenneda and Will Fox combined for 50 points to lift the Renegades to the Class AA championship of the Big Atlantic Classic in Beckley on Saturday afternoon.
“That's what you expect out of your veterans,” said WHS coach Nick Cook. “We were coming in off a win over Wy

Renegadces reign at BAC

The big three carried Westside to victory. Justin Cogar, Justin Kenneda and Will Fox combined for 50 points to lift the Renegades to the Class AA championship of the Big Atlantic Classic in Beckley on Saturday afternoon. “That's what you expect out of your veterans,” said WHS coach Nick Cook. “We were coming in off a win over Wy

Jaylynn Davidson, age 9, visited Styles Unlimited Hair and Nail Salon in Chapmanville recently for a new haircut and donated her hair to Locks of Love. Jaylynn is a fourth grade student at West Chapmanville Grade School.

Hair donation…

Jaylynn Davidson, age 9, visited Styles Unlimited Hair and Nail Salon in Chapmanville recently for a new haircut and donated her hair to Locks of Love. Jaylynn is a fourth grade student at West Chapmanville Grade School.

Westside coach Nick Cook didn't have anything to say after Wyoming East shaved a 15-point deficit to six early in the fourth quarter at the Big Atlantic Classic.
“I don't have to,” Cook remarked. “I let the seniors take care of it.”
The seniors took care of it in the huddle, and a freshman took care of things on the court.

WHS tops East at BAC

Westside coach Nick Cook didn't have anything to say after Wyoming East shaved a 15-point deficit to six early in the fourth quarter at the Big Atlantic Classic. “I don't have to,” Cook remarked. “I let the seniors take care of it.” The seniors took care of it in the huddle, and a freshman took care of things on the court.

A new local theatre company continues to make a name for itself across the state and has now been invited to perform at the Tamarack. Southern Coalition for the ARTS will perform a “Night in New York” at the prestigious Gov. Hulett C. Smith Theater in Beckley, W.Va.
The Tamarack had a cancellation in late February and after learning ab

'the ARTS' to perform at Tamarack

A new local theatre company continues to make a name for itself across the state and has now been invited to perform at the Tamarack. Southern Coalition for the ARTS will perform a “Night in New York” at the prestigious Gov. Hulett C. Smith Theater in Beckley, W.Va. The Tamarack had a cancellation in late February and after learning ab

It was good to spend some time with former Logan Wildcats Coach Willie Akers Thursday night at the Belfry High School gym. Akers is a basketball legend in the Mountain State.
He was at the game to watch the Wildcats take on the Pirates. His grandson Will Akers is a sophomore on the Logan squad.
Willie is still going strong, even after suffering a

Spending time with Willie Akers; Gary Ray to retire

It was good to spend some time with former Logan Wildcats Coach Willie Akers Thursday night at the Belfry High School gym. Akers is a basketball legend in the Mountain State. He was at the game to watch the Wildcats take on the Pirates. His grandson Will Akers is a sophomore on the Logan squad. Willie is still going strong, even after suffering a

WILLIAMSON - High School Prom season is just around the corner and the student members of the Junior Prom Committee at Mingo Central High School (MCHS) have something special planned.
During the committee meeting to discuss their prom theme and budget, the students quickly realized the budget was going to be their biggest obstacle.
Once the commi

MCHS Junior Prom Committee sponsors Dress For Less event

WILLIAMSON - High School Prom season is just around the corner and the student members of the Junior Prom Committee at Mingo Central High School (MCHS) have something special planned. During the committee meeting to discuss their prom theme and budget, the students quickly realized the budget was going to be their biggest obstacle. Once the commi

Most people like meat and potatoes for about any meal. Sometimes you just get tired of mashed potatoes, fried potatoes, baked potatoes, etc.
This week's recipe is a really simple one that you can use as a side dish for just about any meal. It makes a great take along dish for a church dinner or a cookout. Cheesy Potato Bake is another recipe from

Debbie's Cooking Corner

Most people like meat and potatoes for about any meal. Sometimes you just get tired of mashed potatoes, fried potatoes, baked potatoes, etc. This week's recipe is a really simple one that you can use as a side dish for just about any meal. It makes a great take along dish for a church dinner or a cookout. Cheesy Potato Bake is another recipe from

Corbin outscored the Bell County Bobcats 17-6 in the third quarter to break open Thursday night's game as the Redhounds went on to a 64-47 win.
Andrew Taylor scored 17 points to lead Corbin while Kenny Hopper added 16 points and Zach Maguet 15.
Bell County was led by junior center Zach Partin's 13 points while Jacob Hunley came off the bench to s

Hounds pull away from Bell

Corbin outscored the Bell County Bobcats 17-6 in the third quarter to break open Thursday night's game as the Redhounds went on to a 64-47 win. Andrew Taylor scored 17 points to lead Corbin while Kenny Hopper added 16 points and Zach Maguet 15. Bell County was led by junior center Zach Partin's 13 points while Jacob Hunley came off the bench to s

If you have diabetes or care for someone who does, participating in the free “Take Charge of Your Diabetes” classes will give you tools to help you manage your diabetes.
Carol Brandon with UT/TSU – Claiborne County Extension, and Tammy Hamby with the Health Department, will be offering two six-week classes to help you “Take

Take charge of your diabetes

If you have diabetes or care for someone who does, participating in the free “Take Charge of Your Diabetes” classes will give you tools to help you manage your diabetes. Carol Brandon with UT/TSU – Claiborne County Extension, and Tammy Hamby with the Health Department, will be offering two six-week classes to help you “Take

Six years and not even close to a college degree? And the list of complaints about colleges is long and seems to get longer with each year:
• College tuition that just goes up and up and up;
• Advising that is inconsistent or outright wrong;
• College majors where the job outlook is dismal;
• Conflicts in college, work,

Are you undecided?

Six years and not even close to a college degree? And the list of complaints about colleges is long and seems to get longer with each year: • College tuition that just goes up and up and up; • Advising that is inconsistent or outright wrong; • College majors where the job outlook is dismal; • Conflicts in college, work,

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

To place an event in the “What's Goin' On” section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee's). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If received in time,

What's Goin' On

To place an event in the “What's Goin' On” section, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee's). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If received in time,

Chapmanville Regional High School's Josh Butcher reached the 1,000-point career scoring plateau in Friday night's 61-56 win by the Tigers in Logan High School's King Coal Classic basketball tournament.
Butcher surpassed the 1,000-point mark with a 3-pointer at the 3:51 mark of the second quarter which put Chapmanville to within 19-17 of the Irish.

Watch: Chapmanville basketball's Josh Butcher reaches 1,000 career points

Chapmanville Regional High School's Josh Butcher reached the 1,000-point career scoring plateau in Friday night's 61-56 win by the Tigers in Logan High School's King Coal Classic basketball tournament. Butcher surpassed the 1,000-point mark with a 3-pointer at the 3:51 mark of the second quarter which put Chapmanville to within 19-17 of the Irish.





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