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Coalfield revival

A participant raises their hand during an event Saturday hosted at Mingo Central High School by the school’s Prayer Club. The event is just one of several taking place in the community centered around youth and faith. 

MATEWAN — Buck Harless Stadium is no stranger to a packed crowd. Most Friday nights in the fall, the field is full of Mingo Central Miners and the bleachers are packed with their biggest fans. On Saturday, the field was packed for a different reason. More than 2,500 people gathered together …

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Mingo man accused of planting pipe bomb

Police say they have released a Dingess man who was accused of planning to detonate an explosive device in the Mingo County Courthouse and instead have arrested another man who confessed to framing him.

Posted: April 23, 2016
Mingo BOE sets levy rates

The Mingo County Board of Education held both a special and regular meeting at Dingess Elementary Tuesday evening, where a number of agenda items were discussed and approved.

Posted: April 23, 2016
Indicted KY attorney released from jail on $1.25 million bond

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A federal judge has ordered attorney Eric C. Conn released on home incarceration pending trial on a number of charges linked to an alleged Social Security fraud, for which Conn and others could face potential 20-year prison sentences if convicted.

Posted: April 16, 2016
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Panthers fall to Phelps at opening of new field

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Posted: April 23, 2016
Busch cleans up at Texas

Defending Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch had to overcome a lengthy rain delay to start the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway before he could notch his second consecutive win of the young season.  The trip to victory lane was the 36th of his career but it was not like many of his w...

Posted: April 16, 2016
Panthers fall in shootout, 15-14
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