UMW Journal

Featured Journals

Actively Retired Charles "Hawkeye" Dixon

Local Union 1440 and District 17 Member Charles “Hawkeye” Dixon began his mining career in March of 1971 at the…

President Roberts Appoints New Officers

  At the October 15, 2020, virtual meeting of the International Executive Board, President Roberts announced that Gary Trout will…

Sanpete Food Pantry Making a Difference

Residents of Mt. Pleasant in Sanpete County, Utah feel very fortunate to have an organization like the Sanpete Pantry, which…

All Journals

Actively Retired Charles “Hawkeye” Dixon

Local Union 1440 and District 17 Member Charles “Hawkeye” Dixon began his mining career in March of 1971 at the Island Creek No. 14 Mine in Nicholas County, West Virginia and continued working there until April of 1976. “I worked in lowcoal, about 36 inches,” said Dixon. “It was grueling work, but I knew I […]

President Roberts Appoints New Officers

  At the October 15, 2020, virtual meeting of the International Executive Board, President Roberts announced that Gary Trout will retire as Region 2 Director and International District 17 Vice President, effective November 1st. President Roberts has appointed Brother Brian Lacy, UMWA District 17 Representative, to replace Gary Trout as the new International District 17 […]

Sanpete Food Pantry Making a Difference

Residents of Mt. Pleasant in Sanpete County, Utah feel very fortunate to have an organization like the Sanpete Pantry, which serves 275 families in the county through its weekly meal distribution program. The Sanpete Pantry is the only food bank in the entire county, and they offer much more than just meals. Executive Director, Jeff […]

2020-2021 Lorin E. Kerr Scholarship Winners!

The UMWA has announced the winners of the 2020- 2021 Lorin E. Kerr Scholarship. Each of the winners will receive $2,500 this academic year to assist them in meeting their educational goals.   Hannah Johnson   “The work ethic my grandfather developed throughout his life and his many years of labor in the coal mines […]

UMWA Local Union 0911 – Working Together to Save Lives

    Galla County Emergency Medical Services   The Members of UMWA Local Union 0911 are employed by Gallia County Emergency Services in Gallipolis, Ohio. Gallia County is located in southwestern Ohio along the banks of the Ohio River. Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Station 9 is located just off of State Route 160 almost due […]

Sign Up for Email Updates