WSWV News Archive

Clinch River Food Festival

The Scott County Extension Office, Extension Leadership Council, and Master Gardeners in cooperation with Natural Tunnel State Park will be hosting the first annual Clinch River Food Festival on September 4th from 2-8 p.m. with a Celebrate Local! dinner following at 7:00. Local farmers and vendors will be on site from 2-6 p.m. with local […]

Wise County Sheriff Report

WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE August 27, 2015 The Wise County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activities for the period of 08/17/2015 through 08/23/2015. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,758 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 397 were dispatched to the Sheriff’s Office Total number of Domestic calls for this period […]

Fair BBQ and Pageant Sign Ups

The Annual Pennington Gap Lions Club Old Time Pit BBQ will be held this Saturday, August 29 at Leeman Field at 5:30 p.m. A choice of pork or beef BBQ will be served with all the fixins including cole slaw, baked beans, a soft drink, and dessert for $10 per person. Registration and sign ups […]

Harlan Man Arrested at ER

A Harlan County man was arrested at the Harlan ARH Hospital on Monday on charges including first-degree wanton endangerment. Medical staff called police after 35 year old Jacob Begley of Evarts, Kentucky was physically assaulting staff members and attempted to stab a male staff member with an ink pen. After being released for medical treatment, […]

Lee Sheriff’s Office Charges Rose Hill Residents for Meth

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On Monday a six months long joint investigation with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office the Bureau of Alcohol and Firearms and the United States Attorneys’ Office culminated in the execution of four search warrants and multiple charges on several Rose Hill residents. Lee County Sheriff Gary Parsons reports that […]

Lee Football and 5th Quarter Event

The Lee High Generals played Marion Friday at the Five Star Stadium in Ben Hur for a benefit game. The Generals beat the Hurricanes 45-6. As the season takes off, the Generals will play Thomas Walker this Friday at 7:30 in the Battle of Lee at Lee High. Lee High and Thomas Walker First Priority […]

Drones Fly at Lonesome Pine Airport

The Lonesome Pine Airport played host to a “flying circus” in Wise County this weekend as drone enthusiasts met from all over the country. The flyers had clearance to reach altitudes of one mile over Wise County, but safety reasons kept drones closer to the 400 foot mark. Wise County Clerk Jack Kennedy says these […]

Watson Receives Education Award

Lee County Adult Education Instructor Debra Watson was honored last month in recognition of outstanding classroom performance by a teacher. Watson was presented with the Roberta P. Smallwood Excellence in Adult Education Award. Watson has been an instructor since 2003 and has been the only instructor to receive the award 3 times since it was […]

Board of Supervisors August Meeting

The Lee County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday for their regular monthly meeting at the courthouse. Departmental Reports were received from animal control, litter control and recycling, and solid waste. Appointments to the Board of Zoning Appeals and IDA were both tabled. Gary Collingsworth was appointed to the Airport Authority. The board appointed Reba Nelson […]

Fair Information

The Lee County Fair will be held this year from Wednesday, September 2nd to Saturday September 5th. The fair will feature a number of events with the theme “Thrills, Wheels, and Squeals”. Exhibit barns will open Tuesday, September 1st from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to accept entries. 10 or more entries will receive a […]