Independent Herald- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:42:30 EST 1800 Dino visitor Dino-man visited Mullens Elementary School recently. Colton Repass is seen with Dino-man. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:11:06 EST This week’s quote All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:40:03 EST Mascot visits Head Start WVU's Mountaineer mascot visited the Maben Head Start earlier today. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:05:05 EST Alternative breakfast: Numbers are up at schools Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:00:05 EST Senator will co-chair task force Sen. Mike Green will co-chair a task force whose mission is to give Southern West Virginia an economic lift. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:58:07 EST Autumn Fest set for Oct. 25 Pineville's annual Autumn Fest will be held this Saturday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:56:03 EST MU prepares to deal with infectious diseases Infectious diseases have been in the news lately and although the risk of a case of the Ebola virus in the Marshall University campus community is remote, university leaders and health officials have been working to make sure the university is... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:52:08 EST Cliffs helps out Ryan Thorn (left) recently presented a check on behalf of Cliffs Natural Resources to the Wyoming County EDA in support of the Wyoming County Community Fund Scholarship Fundraiser. Christy Laxton, executive director of the EDA, accepted the... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:46:03 EST Southern program accredited Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announced its Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic program received national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:42:10 EST Physically challenged hunters may hunt on designated roads Physically-challenged hunters possessing a Class Q/QQ hunting permit may hunt on designated roads throughout the Monongahela National Forest, portions of the George Washington/Jefferson National Forest in West Virginia and on selected wildlife... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:40:12 EST School spirit Mullens Middle School students dressed for Camo Day as part of Spirit Week. The event was observed in conjunction with homecoming week at Wyoming East. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:27:07 EST Grant presentation Grant monies for maintenance for the Center PSD for $5,000. Pictured are Delegate Linda Goode Phillips presenting grant to Board Members Teresa Blackmon and Turk Bailey, and Supervisor Chris Vint. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:09:09 EST Positive reinforcement Road Branch Elementary & Middle School would like to announce their September Positive Behavior Program drawing winner. Garrett Blankenship, third grade student in Ms. Shonda Zastawniak's class, won the $25 cash prize. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:54:05 EST Safe at Home Program launched Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Bureau for Children and Families will launch Safe at Home West Virginia, a federal pilot program to support and strengthen West Virginia... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:47:08 EST Funds announced for energy assistance U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Wednesday announced the award to the State of West Virginia of $26 million in Federal funding through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to help families keep warm and safe this winter. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:46:08 EST Concord to host annual Business Challenge The Concord University Division of Business will host the 21st Annual Concord Business Challenge (CBC) on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 on Concord University's Athens campus. The Business Challenge is designed to give high school students... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:44:06 EST State DMV to be honored for digital services Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has announced the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be nationally recognized for making services more accessible to citizens through its online vehicle registration and renewal service. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:40:13 EST Top fundraisers Mullens Middle School fundraiser winners were J.R. Gibson selling 83 items; Jasmyne Weis selling 42 items; Christian Cozort selling 26 items. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:37:06 EST Jackson honored by Democrats Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined with Democratic leaders from throughout West Virginia in honoring David Jackson as one of West Virginia's Outstanding Democrats of the Year. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:31:08 EST Attorney General joins other states in seeking restitution for child porn victims Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently partnered with 43 other state and territorial attorneys general in a letter urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate Judiciary Committees to vote on a bill that would improve restitution... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:19:06 EST