WSWV News Archive

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 […]

Police investigate gunfire

Gunfire was used during an argument in Norton, VA on Sunday. John Thacker, 49, was found by Norton Police with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Thacker and his wife have been arguing, when Thacker took a gun, shot his wife's dog and broke into the home, and assaulted his wife by strangulation. After the incident Thacker […]

Harlan Education

During the Harlan County Board of Education meeting this week, the Board approved to pay over $275,000 in failed workers' compensation to settle old debts. The payments will be paid over the next seven years and derived from Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust (KSBIT) and Kentucky League of Cities collapsing. KSBIT ran up a deficit […]

August 23 Weekend events

There are several events going on this weekend. On Saturday, August 23: There will a 5K Run/Walk to support Lee High Student Kayla Payne.  Cost is $15 and registration will start at 8 am  and the event will begin at 9 am.  The route is the Steven Rowlett Memorial Road Race course, it begins and […]