NEWS


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A “Night to Shine”

Boil water advisory lifted for Camp Creek/Julian area of Boone County

JULIAN, W.Va. – West Virginia American Water has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory Saturday, February 18 for the Boone County communi...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Do not use water notice lifted for Camp Creek/Julian area of Boone County

JULIAN, W.Va. – West Virginia American Water has lifted the Do Not Use water notice Saturday, February 18 for customers in the Boone County comm...

February 18th, 2017 |  


WVSP investigate embezzlement involving Boone County Schools

WVSP investigate embezzlement involving Boone County Schools

FOSTER – The West Virginia State Police (WVSP) are investigating an embezzlement case involving Boone County Schools.State police were at the bu...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

This recipe is one of my favorites and perfect for when you want a little something to snack on. They are nice and crispy with just the right amount o...

February 14th, 2017 |  


2 arrested on counterfeiting charges

MADISON – Local law enforcement have been making a variety of arrests ranging from misdemeanor domestic battery charges to felony counterfeiting...

February 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Skyhawks win last four games of the season
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Lady Panthers season ends
No. 9 WVU beats Texas Tech 83-74 in 2 OTs

No. 9 WVU beats Texas Tech 83-74 in 2 OTs

By JOHN RABYAP Sports WriterMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Jevon Carter and Tarik Phillip weren’t in the mood for another ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Sherman Tide defeats Van Bulldogs

Sherman Tide defeats Van Bulldogs

SETH, W.Va – Boone County rivals Sherman and Van meet in basketball action on Monday night, February 13 at the Sherman High School gym. Both tea...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Tide Basketball

Lady Tide Basketball

The Lady Tide defeated Calhoun County Monday, February 6 with a final score of 64 – 55. Pictured in the foreground is Camilla Averson shooting, ...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Elmore’s 32 points leads Marshall in 84-79 win over WKU

Elmore’s 32 points leads Marshall in 84-79 win over WKU

Staff ReportBOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Junior guard Jon Elmore’s (Charleston, W.Va.) game-high 32 points helped stop a WKU second half surge and...

February 13th, 2017 |  


No. 13 West Virginia defeats Kansas State 85-66

No. 13 West Virginia defeats Kansas State 85-66

By JOHN LOWEAssociated PressMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jevon Carter was pretty excited to exact revenge against Kansas State.“Revenge was a ...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Tide places second in tournament

Tide places second in tournament

Sherman High School boys’ basketball team played in the Big Atlantic Classic Tournament Monday, January 30 and Thursday, February 2 in Beckley, ...

February 6th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Simply Wrote…Coming Together

I have seen so many things in the last few days posted on social media about our new president and the new administration. I have seen the anger it in...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Black Gold

I grew up in a coal mining family. I was raised on Black Gold. My sister and I were able to go to college because of Black Gold.My dad was a coal mine...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Birthdays and age

My sister recently had a birthday. We are five years apart in age. She just turned 32 and I will be 37 in February.“Happy Birthday to my little ...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Simply Wrote…Snowy days

Boone County students recently got out of school early for weather conditions and then the following day had a snow day off from school. As adults we ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote… New Year’s Resolutions

Simply Wrote… New Year’s Resolutions

At the beginning of every January I hear so many people talk about the New Year’s Resolutions they have made.However, by March (in my opinion) t...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Reasons to love cold weather

The title of this probably makes some of you cringe at the thought of someone using the words cold weather and love in the same sentence.Well, I did a...

December 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Dreams
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Who do you call
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Judging the outside
Still holding a grudge

Still holding a grudge

Something came out of my mouth last week I had never said before and it had the “s” word in it. I still can’t believe I said it and ...

January 29th, 2017 updated: January 29th, 2017. |  


Addicted to drugs

Addicted to drugs

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI am honored to be a part of a team of faithful ladies who serve and teach the women at our local jail. This is a story abo...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Senator: Miners Protection Act will be top priority

Senator: Miners Protection Act will be top priority

Since the continuing resolution passed in December with only a four-month “fix” for miners healthcare, I have been working to find solutio...

January 23rd, 2017 updated: January 23rd, 2017. |  


Grading yourself

Grading yourself

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistMy friend “J.B.” and I were having a deep conversation about school the other day. (He is in seventh grade.) I ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


The New Year is upon us

The New Year is upon us

First, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and offer each of you my hope that we all have a very happy and prosperous 2017.With that s...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Hanging on to Christmas

Hanging on to Christmas

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistSometimes when it’s a really good movie, I watch all of the credits and listen to the music until it stops. I hate fo...

January 5th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Updated: 9:05 am. |    
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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA