By SEÁN O’DONOGHUE
CHARLESTON - Lincoln County was among five counties included in a state of emergency declaration from the governor, last week. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin issued a state of emergency for Boone, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo and Wayne counties following severe flooding, rockslides and mudslides caused by the heavy rains and storms of Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. Many areas of Lincoln County sustained significant damage, including slips and road closures due to flooding. Lincoln County schools released early on Friday, April 4 due to high water concerns in rural communities.
"Immediately following the weekend's heavy rainstorms, I deployed state resources…