Teams gather to compete in Huntington's eighth annual Westmorlapalooza caged dodgeball tournament on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Westmoreland Park in Huntington.
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
WAYNE — The Wayne County Commission along with The Wayne County Sheriff's Department on Monday signed a contract with the Wayne County Board of Education to place a Prevention Resource Officer or School Resource Officer at each of the county's three high schools.
The scene wasn't pretty when Jesse Muncy announced in May he'd be leaving the Wayne County School district to enroll at Sheldon Clark High School in Martin County, Kentucky.
HUNTINGTON — Had they to do it over again, many NCAA Division I softball coaches likely would have offered a scholarship to Haleigh Christopher out of high school, but she earned one to Marshall University the hard way.
The transformation of the old tennis courts located adjacent to the park in Ceredo have been a long time in the making, and now three pickleball courts sit in the same spot where two tennis courts previously did.
BUFFALO — Nike basketball trainer and Buffalo Elementary School teacher Matt Wilson hosted his annual summer skills basketball camp in June at the Buffalo gym. The camp brought over 50 participants from around the Tri-State to Wayne County.
The Spring Valley star worked hard, improved his game and saw offers come in. The first was from Cedarville University, then one from West Virginia State. Then came a scholarship proposal from Davis & Elkins, which offered nearly a full ride. Bellomy jumped at the chance to man a corner infield spot for the Senators. He signed his letter of intent in the Spring Valley High School auditorium and celebrated with family and fields. His childhood dream was sealed.
A post-season run one year ago brought in some of the largest crowds in school history to Rebel Arena but now, in the wake of a special season, the Rebels ran the roads of the Tri-State area participating in six different basketball camps and shootouts during a three-week period where teams can play organized basketball, getting a sneak peak of what the upcoming season might look like.
Meeting on Naloxone program cancelled: WAYNE — The Wayne County Prevention Coalition will be rescheduling a meeting that was set for Wednesday, July 10 at 1 p.m. at Wayne County Health Department.
WAYNE — In the first meeting of the new fiscal year, a new-look Wayne Town Council and re-elected Mayor Danny Grace wasted no time working on continued improvements for the Town of Wayne. One new town council member, four incumbents, a new judge, and Danny Grace — who is entering his second term as Wayne mayor — were sworn in at a regular meeting of the Wayne Town Council on Monday, July 1.
Hello everyone, I haven't written for a few weeks because I had ball games for my great-grandson, Bentley, to attend and they went to the playoffs. Their team lost by one run but congratulations to their team who has played an awesome season in the cold and hot weather. So proud of you, Bentley.
GLENHAYES — The coaching staff at Alice Lloyd College are scheduled to host a one-day baseball camp at Tolsia High School on July 17. The camp last year, which was conducted by the baseball staff at West Virginia University, drew about thirty participants from across the Tri-State area and southern West Virginia.
Hershel "Woody" Williams was born in the country, he grew up in the country and now 95 years later you will still find him living the country life beyond the boundaries of town. He may rub elbows with presidents, congressmen and other dignitaries during the day, but he still sleeps with the critters of the forest just outside his window in the country at day's end.
Coal is on its way down as a source of electricity in the United States. It won't happen tomorrow, but unless something changes, coal will have a smaller and smaller role in power generation as old plants are retired and they are replaced with plants that burn natural gas or that produce power from renewable sources such as wind and solar.
HUNTINGTON — Three new Huntington police officer recruits were announced at a hiring ceremony Monday in the municipal courtroom at the Huntington Police Department headquarters on 10th Street, including one from Wayne County.