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Marching along

Marching along

The Westside High School band marched around campus on Monday as school extracurricular activities get going again. http://independentherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_DSC_0149.jpg

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Officials react to Alpha bankruptcy filing

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito have issued statements in reaction to news that Alpha Natural Resources …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

‘Celebrate Community’ set for Thursday

“Celebrate Community” will shine a bright light on Wyoming County this Thursday evening. It will be held at 6 p.m. …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Board members will look at renovated schools

Some school officials will visit the Morgantown area to look at examples of renovated buildings. Renovating Mullens Middle for a …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Two charged with grand larceny

Two people have been charged with grand larceny, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department. Brandon Shrewsbury, 32, of Stephenson, …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Manchin supports highway, transportation funding

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today voted in support of two bills that will ensure funding for transportation and highway …

July 30th, 2015 |  

VFD visits Energy Express at Berlin McKinney

VFD visits Energy Express at Berlin McKinney

The Oceana Volunteer Fire Department recently visited the Energy Express at Berlin McKinney Elementary Scool. The VFD discussed fire safety …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Police seek information on break-in

Police are seeking information which could help identify two men who burglarized the L&B Pit Stop at Bud last Saturday. …

July 30th, 2015 |  

BOE hears report on Mullens schools

Alpha Associates made another presentation to the Wyoming County Board of Education on options for a Mullens school last Monday. …

July 28th, 2015 |  

CU named GEAR UP Partner of the Year

The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) announced today (July 21, 2015) that Concord University has been named …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Man pleads guilty to incest

A Glen Fork man has pleaded guilty to a charge of incest, according to Wyoming County Prosecutor Mike Cochrane. Paul …

July 28th, 2015 |  

WVU president visits county

WVU president visits county

WVU President E. Gordon Gee visited Wyoming County on Tuesday, reading to children and talking about the university’s need to …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Civil War Days: Not just for men

Civil War Days: Not just for men

While Civil War battle re-enactments feature men in Union and Confederate uniforms, there’s a place for women too. There were …

July 28th, 2015 |  

BOE discusses crisis management

Transportation and Safety Director Jeffrey Hylton discussed a crisis management plan with the Board of Education at Monday night’s meeting. …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Re-enactor talks about flag history

Oceana’s annual Civil War Days included two battle re-enactments, a wedding, a dance and, for the first time ever, good …

July 28th, 2015 |  

MU School of Medicine welcomes students

Twenty-one students from colleges and universities around the nation are scheduled to arrive Monday for the Marshall University Joan C. …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Hunting, trapping summary available

The 2015-2016 West Virginia Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary brochure is available at West Virginia hunting and fishing license agents, …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Oceana walkers taking back the streets

Oceana residents are starting to take back thier streets. Groups of residents are walking downtown on a daily basis. At …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Jenkins announces mobile office hours

U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has announced his mobile office hours for August. At the mobile office locations, members of …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Attorney General warns of photo center breach

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today urged consumers to monitor their personal accounts and credit reports after several major retail stores …

July 28th, 2015 |  

‘Call Those Things’ written by Mingo County author

Local inspirational author and blogger Lisa Crum is pleased and grateful to announce the debut of her book, Call Those …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Flag presentation

Flag presentation

Chad Story, Field Representative for Congressman Evan Jenkins, stopped by Oceana City Hall to present a flag to the Oceana …

July 27th, 2015 |  

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