NEWS


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Trash Your Kayak
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Annual Labor Day Celebration in Boone County
Group pushing Earned Income Tax Credit for W.Va.

Group pushing Earned Income Tax Credit for W.Va.

The state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) could help West Virginians who work but struggle to get by on low wages, according to Seth DiStefano, Campai...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Fatal accident on Corridor G

Fatal accident on Corridor G

Danville, W.Va. — A manager at the Logan County Kroger died after a car accident near Boone County Friday August 26.Levi Shannon Dorsey, 22, of ...

September 5th, 2016 |  


HUB spurs economic diversification

MADISON, W.Va. — The citizens of Madison are creating change. Just under two months ago, the IAS program, organized by The Hub, held a community...

September 5th, 2016 |  


Spaulding speaks at Rotary meeting

Spaulding speaks at Rotary meeting

MADISON, W.Va. — The Madison Rotary Club learned about ABLE (Affirming, Believing, Learning, Empowering) Families, a non-profit faith-based agen...

August 29th, 2016 |  


MCRA gets updates

MCRA gets updates

WILLIAMSON – The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA) received an update on several projects at its regular monthly meeting, including th...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Employee wellness at BMH

Employee wellness at BMH

MADISON — The employees of Boone Memorial Hospital just wrapped up the first round of a competition hosted by their Employee Wellness Committee....

August 29th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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What’s in a number ?
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Jackson, No. 3 Cardinals too hot for Herd
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WVU holds off BYU
Panthers outlast Bulldogs, 42-20.

Panthers outlast Bulldogs, 42-20.

NAUGATUCK – The Tug Valley Panthers improved their record to 2-1 after defeating the Van Bulldogs 42-20 on Friday night. The game was sponsored ...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Howard throws 5 TDs, WVU beats Youngstown St. 38-21

Howard throws 5 TDs, WVU beats Youngstown St. 38-21

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Skyler Howard wouldn’t let strained ribs hold him back.Howard tied a career high with five touchdown passes, lead...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Cleanin’ out the old sports notebook

Cleanin’ out the old sports notebook

Congratulations to former Matewan High School football AP Player of the Year and Marshall University All-American Melvin Cunningham for being named to...

May 11th, 2016 |  


Rolling The Dice At Bristol

Rolling The Dice At Bristol

By Steve MickeyNascar ColumnistSunday morning in the pits at Bristol Motor Speedway before the running of the Food City 500, it was apparent that the ...

April 19th, 2016 |  


All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Awards

All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Awards

Press ReleaseIRVING,Texas - For just the second time in Big 12 history, the Conference has a repeat choice for Player of the Year as Oklahoma’s ...

March 7th, 2016 |  


LIFE


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

By Michael Kellerkeller@wvhumanities.orgCHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to ...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Southern named to 2016 Military Friendly Schools list

Southern named to 2016 Military Friendly Schools list

MT. GAY — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has announced that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Southern releases Fall 2015 Dean’s List

Southern releases Fall 2015 Dean’s List

MT. GAY, W.Va. — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has announced that the following students have been placed on the Dean&#...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Pepperoni Stuffed Banana Peppers

Pepperoni Stuffed Banana Peppers

By Janet CrowGuest ColumnistWith the Super Bowl right around the corner I wanted to share with you one of my families favorite appetizers. These peppe...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Cheddar Salmon Patties

Cheddar Salmon Patties

There was no better meal growing up than salmon patties, hot biscuits and gravy. Now, my Mama has the patience of a saint and would pick the bones out...

January 19th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Weddings and vows

Republicans debate who will play the alpha

The most primal scene in American politics is a debate stage, where candidates wrestle in rhetorical mud for dominance. Of course, when the candidates...

January 20th, 2016 updated: January 20th, 2016. |  


Russia & Hezbollah: A dirty nexus

The following editorial is from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:Jan. 16—Russia’s “assistance” in the Middle East is not limited ...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Doubts on Islamic State plan spur fear

Doubts on Islamic State plan spur fear

Here’s the message President Barack Obama was promoting on foreign policy in his last State of the Union speech Tuesday: “Don’t worr...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Trump-Putin friendship gives reason to worry

Trump-Putin friendship gives reason to worry

Nothing better symbolizes the depressing foreign policy year of 2015 than the bromance between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump.“Bromance,”...

January 7th, 2016 |  


State Department delusions

The following editorial is from The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:Jan. 04—Among its self-congratulatory year-end assessments, the State Department r...

January 7th, 2016 updated: January 7th, 2016. |  


The end of ‘affluenza’

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Thursday, Dec. 30:Not influenza, “affluenza.”The term — a play on the wor...

January 7th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Veteran speaks to Madison Rotary Club
Safety at West Virginia coal mines remains a persistent problem

Safety at West Virginia coal mines remains a persistent problem

On March 8 of this year, John Michael Garloch started his Sunday night shift at the McElroy mine in Marshall County, West Virginia like any other. Gar...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Medical student visits Rotary

Medical student visits Rotary

West Virginia University third year medical student Sarah Lively, left, presented to the the Madison Rotary Club. Her topic was the Rural Tract Clinic...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Companies in bankruptcy hold most top-producing Central Appalachia coal mines

Even some of the top-producing mines in Central Appalachia are producing less coal as producers with a large footprint in the region find it increasin...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Hospital official visits Rotary

Hospital official visits Rotary

Karlie Belle Price, right, Public Relations and Marketing director for Boone Memorial Hospital, was the guest of the Madison Rotary Club on Thursday, ...

September 15th, 2015 |  


UMWA reaches agreements in principal with Blackhawk and VCLF in Patriot Coal bankruptcy

UMWA reaches agreements in principal with Blackhawk and VCLF in Patriot Coal bankruptcy

“We have reached prospective collective bargaining agreements in principal with both Blackhawk Mining and the Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund ...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


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