Federal prison for 3 Lincoln men
United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Joseph James Salmons was sentenced to two years in federal prison and two other men, Richard A. Mullins and John Freddie Joe Johnson, were sentenced to three years' probation on charges relating to the distribution of oxycodone in Lincoln County.
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Thu Jul 03, 2014
New terms underway for board, town
New terms of office began yesterday for four school board members, five town council members, and for the mayor and recorder of Hamlin.
Board round-up: June 3 session
The five members of the Lincoln County Board of Education voted unanimously on all items moved for a decision at the June 3, 2014 regular session in Hamlin.
MacDowell accepted for juried exhibition
A Hamlin artist has had work accepted in a new juried art exhibit to be held biennially at the Parkersburg Art Center in Parkersburg.
Lincoln County's fine citizens will gather in Hamlin and around the county, this coming Friday, to celebrate the nation's 238th birthday.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Gripes and Gratitudes - 6/25/2014
The city cops and the State Police need to get tougher on these idiots still using their cell phones and driving.
Summer offerings are plenty
Too often we hear some citizens decry the perceived lack of recreational opportunities in Lincoln County.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Dumpster day this Saturday in Hamlin
The annual clean-up for the town of Hamlin will take place over the weekend of June 28, 2014.
Surprise $10k for Fourth, clean-up
In a surprise move that split the Lincoln County Commission last week, the Town of Hamlin was awarded its most generous grant from the county in some time, for the upcoming Fourth of July events and a town clean-up.
Groundskeeping concerns voiced by board member
A member of the Lincoln County Board of Education recently voiced concerns regarding groundskeeping activity in the school system.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Commission round-up: May 15 regular session
Two members of the Lincoln County Commission took unanimous action on the following items at the May 15, 2014 regular session in Hamlin.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Town hires maintenance person
The Town of Hamlin recently unanimously approved the hiring of Brandon Edwards as maintenance person for the town.
Branchland festival, races attract crowds
The inaugural Branchland Festival and Guyandotte River Regatta attracted many, Saturday, as fine weather obliged for this latest outdoor offering in Lincoln County.
Winds of change see Flimsy elected mayor; Barrett tops poll for council
In a decisive victory last week, David "Flimsy" Adkins was elected mayor of Hamlin, handily defeating both the incumbent and a long-time councilman, as well as two other candidates.
Citizens call for stricter ordinance enforcement
A number of citizens sought answers, recently, with regard to the lack of enforcement of city ordinances in Hamlin.
Arrests follow trailer park bust
Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies arrested two brothers at a West Hamlin trailer park, last week, after uncovering evidence of illegal drug activity at the scene.
May sees fewer citations in Hamlin
The month of May saw a significant reduction in the number of police citations issued for various traffic offenses in the town of Hamlin.
Announcements - 6/18/2014
Please join us as we celebrate the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Odell and Patricia Eplin, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 4:00 P.M., until late evening at their home, 6494 McClellhan Highwary, West Hamlin, WV, for a cookout and bonfire.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
County Notice Board - 6/11/2014
Old Fashion Tent Revival On Stowers Road, Griffithsville behind Duval Fire Department starting June 14 to ??, 7pm nightly.