Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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SPRING VALLEY - Any time Cabell Midland and Spring Valley get together, things are sure to get a little crazy.

Add in Friday the 13th and a full moon, and it makes for a wild night in Wayne County.

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The Wayne High School volleyball team hosted a tri-match with Cabell Midland and Winfield high schools last Tuesday, serving as its home opener for the 2019 season. Two days later, the Lady Pioneers traveled to Huntington High for another tri-match with the Highlanders and Spring Valley Timberwolves before wrapping up a busy week of action with a single varsity game against the Sissonville Indians back at Pioneer gym over the weekend. || 0918_wayneVB || The Wayne County News The Wayne High School volley

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CATLETTSBURG, Ky. - On Monday, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin joined Labor Cabinet Secretary David Dickerson and other dignitaries to recognize Marathon Petroleum Corporation's Catlettsburg refinery for being named the Kentucky Labor Cabinet's 14th active Star Voluntary Protection Partnership site.

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HUNTINGTON - Marshall University has completed the purchase of the Flint Group Pigments property in Huntington, located between 3rd and 5th avenues, from the Huntington Municipal Development Authority, Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick announced Wednesday.

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EAST WILLIAMSON - Motorists traveling into and leaving Williamson along U.S. Route 52 may want to start their commutes a little earlier this week. Temporary stoplights are set up at 4th Avenue Hill along U.S. 52 in East Williamson as Veolia Water is repairing a water leak, according to Veolia Water project manager Zachary Maynard. According to Maynard, one set of stoplights is just before the Goodman Avenue turnoff if you are coming from Williamson, and the other set of stoplights is at the bottom of the hill heading into East End.

Joe Gibbs Racing's Martin Truex Jr. won his fifth race of the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the South Point 400 but this trip to victory lane became the most important as it was the opening race of the playoff portion of the schedule. The win automatically transfers him into the next round of the playoffs plus he added to his playoff bonus points' total with the five that he earned by taking the checkered flag.

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CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Supreme Court is giving its civics education program a new name.

With Constitution Day coming up on Sept. 17, the Robes to Schools program that was started in 2007 will now be called Have Gavel, Will Travel.

Week 2 of the NFL season will be one that most quarterbacks in the league will want to forget, but won't be able to.

Ben Roethlisberger, Drew Brees, Sam Darnold, Trevor Siemian and Eli Manning probable imagined having a big impact on each of their teams' games but things turned out to be the exact opposite.