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  1. Got Mail Got Jail - Accused nabbed at post office with package of crystal methRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lincoln Journal

    Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies intercepted an apparent pick-up of crystal methamphetamine from the U.S. Post Office in Hamlin, last week. According to a pair of criminal complaints filed in the matter, deputies with the sheriff's Drug Enforcement Unit had been informed by a confidential informant that Kaitlyn Criss, 23, with an address at 8201 Anna Avenue in Hamlin had been receiving drugs through the U.S. Postal Service.

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  2. 'Without clean water, we cannot live' - Feds announce indictmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lincoln Journal

    ... the West Virginia American Water supply. Hundreds of homes in Lincoln County, mostly around the county seat of Hamlin, were part of the large mutli-county region affected by the leak. A "do not use" order remained in effect for many days and ...

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  3. 'We are happy with the way things are' - Morton Drive's Nelson speaks out against annexation proposalRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lincoln Journal

    Morton Drive residents of Hamlin presented a petition to the Lincoln County Commission, last week, regarding their objections to annexation efforts underway in the county seat. Paula Nelson, one of the residents of Morton Drive, spoke at the December 18, 2014 regular session of the commission in Hamlin.

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  4. Justice flowsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lincoln Journal

    ... fire departments filled to the brim with thousands of bottles of water; National Guard trucks rolling through Hamlin to deliver water to our county schools; the American Red Cross driving along the streets of the county seat, offering water to ...

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  5. LC Christmas for kids sees over 200 toys distributedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lincoln Journal

    The second annual Lincoln County Christmas for Kids saw around 200 toys distributed to underpriviledged children, last Saturday, December 20, 2014. The event, spearheaded by Gray Johngrass of West Hamlin, saw financial donations and toys collected in recent weeks.

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  6. Deputy 910 ready for duty: Adkins completes trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lincoln Journal

    ... to the academy in Institute for intense training and certification. Adkins, the son of Scott and Jackie Adkins of Hamlin, was joined at the December 19, 2014 graduation ceremony by his family, including his parents; sister, Alyssa; and grandparents, ...

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  7. Bobcat boys defeat WildcatsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lincoln Journal

    The Hamlin Bobcats clawed the Wildcats of Guyan Valley on Monday night by a score of 53-37. The Wildcats gave them a good game, but the Bobcats were able to pull away in the fourth quarter.

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  8. Lady Bobcats move to 3-2 with win over WildcatsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lincoln Journal

    ... on five more points, putting them up 9-0 before the Bobcats made a comeback taking the lead at 12-9 at the half. Hamlin outscored them 10-1 in the third period, but the Lady Wildcats never gave up as they took the fourth period 5-4. Catherine ...

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  9. Joannette Stewart, 56, ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Daily Record

    ... in care of The Joannette Stewart Memorial Fund, 2102 Glen Drive, Millersburg 44654. She was born May 31, 1958, in Hamlin, W.Va., the daughter of Jimmie E. and Shirley M. (Wrenn) Stewart Sr., and was a 1976 graduate of Barboursville High School in ...

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  10. Deputies were waiting after heroin purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    ... O'Neal Smith, 49, was allegedly on his way to Huntington to buy heroin for re-sale. The deputy traveled to West Hamlin to wait for Smith to come through. The informant described Smith's vehicle for deputies as having distinctive features, including ...

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  11. Lincoln PSD troubles easeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    Difficulties at the Lincoln Public Service District abated in recent weeks, with an update from a newly appointed board member to the county commission indicating that the restoration of numerous functions had normalized procedures. Board member Brenda Escue spoke at the December 4, 2014 regular session of the Lincoln County Commission in Hamlin. 2 comments

  12. Journal contributor Roosevelt Vance passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    ... ed in the Old Place Cemetery, Branchland. Visitation took place Friday evening at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home in West Hamlin.

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  13. Former Freedom executive due in federal court tomorrowRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    The former Freedom Industries executive, Gary Southern, is set to appear in federal court in Charleston, tomorrow , following the filing of a criminal complaint on Monday, December 8. A coal washing chemical leaked from a Freedom Industries tank last January, contaminating the water supply to around 300,000 people, including to hundreds of homes in Lincoln County. The water crisis caused school closures and meant bottled water was in use for many weeks in Hamlin and surrounding communities.

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  14. Prestigious scholarship for LCHS teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    Ashley Butler, agricultural educator at Lincoln County High School in Hamlin, is one of a select group of agriculture teachers nationwide who received the 2014 Teachers Turn the Key professional development scholarship. As a scholarship recipient, Butler attended the 2014 National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in Nashville, Tenn., November 18-22, 2014.

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  15. Parade takes place at second attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    The second attempt to stage the annual Hamlin Christmas Parade was successful, last weekend, when floats, firetrucks, and festive cheer filled the streets of the county seat on a chilly Friday evening. The original date of Saturday, December 6, 2014 saw heavy rain and forced town officials to postpone the parade for six days.

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  16. New vote on levies expected February 28Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    All indications suggest Lincoln County's voters will be once again asked to renew fire and ambulance levies around 10 weeks from now. Following requests from firefighters and the county's ambulance authority, the Lincoln County Commission approved a number of actions at the December 4, 2014 regular session in Hamlin.

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  17. Mayor Adkins makes annexation effort officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    The Town of Hamlin's efforts to incorporate new parts of the town into the municipality were put on an official footing, in recent weeks, with a written request from Mayor David "Flimsy' Adkins submitted to the Lincoln County Commission. Earlier, the town's first citizen had informally brought his request to the commission, and was urged to put the request in writing.

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  18. County clean-ups yielded 150 tonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    The Lincoln County Commission contributed around $100 per ton of trash removed from Lincoln County communities since last May. That's according to data presented to the commission by the Lincoln County Solid Waste Authority in recent weeks. Authority board member, David Webb, presented the report on behalf of Director Maureen Hauldren at the December 4, 2014 meeting of the commission in Hamlin.

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  19. Obituaries - 12/17/2014Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    ... the Old Place Cemetery, Branchland. A visitation was held from 6pm to 8pm Friday at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, WV. You can send condolences at handleyfh.com DORSEY F. FERRELL, 81, of Alkol & Huntington, died Sun., Dec. 7, 2014, in ...

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  20. Courting controversyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Lincoln Journal

    All the main players, minus the dogs, assembled for further proceedings in the Town of Hamlin vs. Michael Sizemore, last week. The latest court discussions focused on the possibility of a resolution to the long running tussle between the mayor, and Mr. Sizemore and his dogs.

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