WSWV News Archive

Vehicle accident in Harlan

A woman from Harlan County was killed in a single-vehicle accident at Tanyard Hill on U.S. 119 on Monday, September 1. Flossie Smith, 56, of Evarts was driving a 1996 Geo Tracker. Smith lost control and hit a ditch, and ran up an embankment. Smith was pronounced decreased at the scene  


The Town of Jonesville will hold their monthly meeting on September 8 at 7:00 pm. The Town of Jonesville will be holding the Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, September 2 at 6:00 pm

Aircraft show

The Lonesome Pine Airport near Wise, will be hosting a Let Freedom Ring vintage combat aircraft show and educational event on September 16-20. The event will feature one of the original Berlin Airlift 'Candy Bombers', a classic WW II P-51 Mustang fighter plane, and the Red Tail Squadron. There will be a new Rise Above […]

Duffield Daze

Duffield Daze events FRIDAY, AUGUST 29 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Music & Street Dance Food Country Highway 72 Band (Bring a chair) Kingsport Adult Education Dancers SATURDAY, AUGUST 30 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Thomas Village Baptist Church Breakfast 8:00 – 5:00 p.m. Food Vendors Antique Exhibit Antique Engines Arts & Crafts Show Flea Market Games […]

McDonald’s job fair

McDonald's in Pennington and Big Stone Gap will having a job fair on Monday, September 1 between 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm.  They are looking for openers, closers, days, and weekends.  Come and fill out an application and talk to a member of the management team.  

Friday and Saturday at the Fair

Friday, August 29  Antique Tractor Pull     6:00 PM               Youth Poultry and Rabbit Show     6:30 PM                Mud Bog Racing     7:00 PM                Cumberland Horse Association Sponsored Youth Fun Horse Show     8:00 PM            […]

Young minister indicted on sex abuse

A young minister from Norton, VA was indicted on sex abuse charges involving a minor, that alleged occurred in Kentucky. A press release, July 10, Kentucky State Police Post 10 was requested to investigate by Lee County DCBS a possible sexual abuse from Bradley Carter, youth minister from Freedom of Worship Church in Norton, VA […]

Thursday night at the Lee County Fair

Thursday Night at the Lee County Fair   Family Night, FREE ADMISSION, Midway begins at 6-10 pm, gates open at 4 pm.               Gospel Music Night Sponsored By WSWV     6:00 PM                Booth Awareness     TBA                Cumberland Horse Association […]

Wise County deputies shoot dog

In Wise County, a dog was shot by a Wise County Sheriff deputy, when dog charged deputy. Police arrived at a residence to receive information about a wanted subject that was at the residence. The deputies were talking with the owner when the dog escaped from the house and charged at the deputies. Commands were […]

Dryden class of 1959 taking donations for students

Dryden High School Class of 1959 just recently celebrated their 55 year reunion.The class decided to create Crusaders Helping Dryden Elementary School Students. Dryden United Methodist Church is assisting with the project. The project is taking donations that will be going to the greatest needs for the students. Dryden Elementary is classified as the poorest […]