Hamlin Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hamlin, WV.

Results 1 - 20 of 220 for "u:lincolnjournalinc.com" in Hamlin, WV

  1. 3-hour evaluation for Supt. LucasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Journal

    Lincoln County's first locally appointed superintendent of schools in over a decade engaged in a three-hour closed-door evaluation session with the five members of the Lincoln County Board of Education, last week. Superintendent Patricia Lucas, who is in the second year of her second two-year contract as the school system's chief executive, is understood to have prepared and presented extensive documentation for the five board members during the evaluation session, held Tuesday evening, January 20, 2015 at the central office in Hamlin.

    Comment?

  2. Judge Thompson presents baseballs to PantherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Journal

    Twenty-Fifth Circuit Court Judge Will Thompson made a contribution of 120 new Wilson baseballs to the LCHS baseball program, with a value of approximately $700. Judge Thompson stated, "I like to help programs that are trying to better themselves like LCHS is doing.

    Comment?

  3. Panther Pep Club's younger voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Journal

    Some of the younger members of the LCHS Panther Pep Club are shown at Friday night's game in Hamlin.

    Comment?

  4. OP-ED: Fire, EMS levies: Vote yes for public safety and progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Journal

    I am writing to encourage all Lincoln County voters to support the Fire and EMS levies that will be considered in a special election on February 28, 2015. Each levy needs 60 percent approval to pass.

    Comment?

  5. Typical dedication in an atypical weekRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Journal

    A year ago, our county was dealing with the ongoing water crisis, the need for testing water in a number of county schools, and a bitterly cold spell of weather that saw multiple days lost. School administrators, educators, and service personnel responded appropriately, whether getting schools ready for reopening or ensuring students weren't falling behind.

    Comment?

  6. Bobcats get the upsetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    It is not often in the past few years that Hamlin has been able to topple the Lions of Harts in basketball, but they got the opportunity on Monday evening at the Charles E. Elkins gymnasium by outscoring them 52-50. Harts held a 14-13 first- quarter advantage as the lead went back and forth in the early part of the contest.

    Comment?

  7. High school hoops, a little college football talk and the Super Bowl teams are setRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    Well, my dear and loyal Zoners, with the high school hoops season approaching the midway point of the season, let's talk about the successes of Lincoln County High School. The Panthers have achieved more wins - seven - than they did all of last year.

    Comment?

  8. Dots win 3 over HamlinRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    The Poca Dots stormed into Hamlin and took three games on Thursday. In the girls contest, Poca took a 40-7 victory as they dominated the entire contest.

    Comment?

  9. Back in Time - January 19, 1994Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    With prom season nearing, we take a trip back 21 years to our January 19, 1994 issue, when local teens modeled the latest fashions that year. Pictured are Tanya Adkins , Christie Beckelheimer , Tiffany Tully , and Jarrod Adkins who was an escort for the event.

    Comment?

  10. School money audits urge better segregation of dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    While financial audits of each of the county's eight schools didn't raise any major concerns, state officials did urge better segregation of duties when it comes to managing money at the facilities. Areas of non-compliance included incomplete or missing profit and loss statements for fundraisers, the untimely depositing of receipts, and the inadequate defacement of voided checks.

    Comment?

  11. Farmland Protection Board ended 2014 with over $230,000Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    Lincoln County's Farmland Protection Board closed out 2014 with a checking account balance of $168,014.66. That's according to an accounting report recently presented to the Lincoln County Commission by the board's treasurer, Ric MacDowell.

    Comment?

  12. Matthews retains presidency Commission round-up: January 8Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    The three members of the Lincoln County Commission approved a number of items moved for a decision at the January 8, 2015 regular session in hamlin. The meeting was the first of the new calendar year and saw Commissioner K.K. Matthews unanimously backed by his colleagues for a further 12-month period as president.

    Comment?

  13. Deputy clerk hired after previous effort was tabledRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    The three members of the Lincoln County Commission unanimously approved the hiring of a new deputy clerk in the office of Lincoln County Clerk Direl Baker recently. However, the hiring of Lynn Parsons followed a previous 2-1 vote by the commission to table an earlier motion to hire another person for the position, who is understood to have withdrawn from consideration in the intervening period.

    Comment?

  14. Energy Star awards for 7 schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    Seven of the schools in Lincoln County last week received ENERGY STAR plaques in recognition of efforts at their facilities in recent times. The awards were presented to school leaders by Superintendent of Schools Patricia Lucas at the principals' meeting, held Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the central office on Marland Avenue in Hamlin.

    Comment?

  15. Heroin arrest near preschoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement Unit made a pair of arrests in recent weeks in connection with heroin possession and supply. One of the arrests was made near the preschool facility operated within the Lincoln County Board of Education's central office in Hamlin, according to Chief Deputy J.J. Napier, last week. 1 comment

  16. Harless, Vance insist on legal review of paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    Amid tense exchanges, the Lincoln County Commission split last week over whether to send a $262,000 payment to a county utility for legal review by the county prosecutor. However, the discussion came a day after the check for the utility had already been prepared and collected by the Lincoln Public Service District .

    Comment?

  17. Tri River celebrating 15 years; ride for 15 on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Lincoln Journal

    The area's transit company is having a celebration and it's set to last throughout 2015, beginning tomorrow. Tri River Transit, based at the Lincoln North Industrial Park outside Hamlin, came into being on January 2, 2000.

    Comment?

  18. Hager calls for information after vandalism in HamlinRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Lincoln Journal

    A Hamlin councilwoman last week urged citizens to come forward with information regarding alleged recent vandalism in the county seat. Councilwoman Olive Hager was speaking at the January 5, 2015 monthly meeting of Hamlin Town Council at the town hall.

    Comment?

  19. Lincoln EDA discovers dormant accountRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Lincoln Journal

    It's not often a county entity finds money long forgotten and untouched for around three decades. However, good detective work by the Lincoln Economic Development Authority , Lincoln County Commission Administrative Asst.

    Comment?

  20. 'My bad' - Mayor Adkins reassures Morton Drive residents on annexationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Lincoln Journal

    Hamlin Mayor David "Flimsy' Adkins last week reassured residents of a private street community in the county seat regarding his ongoing annexation efforts. The mayor spoke during the Monday, January 5, 2015 monthly town council meeting, the first regular session of the new year.

    Comment?