NEWS


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Starr Farm wins two awards
Media looks to “Trump Country”

Media looks to “Trump Country”

LOGAN, W.Va. — Part of the mainstream media’s coverage of the election of Donald Trump, has involved a turning of attention to West Virgin...

November 21st, 2016 |  


School closures delayed

FOSTER, W.Va - The Boone County Board of Education had a special work session meeting Monday, November 14 at 5 p.m.However, many decisions were made a...

November 21st, 2016 |  


BCTC first nine weeks awards

BCTC first nine weeks awards

FOSTER, W.Va - The Boone Career & Technical Center Director, Jeff Nelson and staff, would like to announce and congratulate the recipients of the ...

November 18th, 2016 |  


SWVCT College named Military Friendly School

LOGAN, W.Va. — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College recenlty announced that it has again earned the 2017 Military Friendly...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Bratcher wins county commission race

Bratcher wins county commission race

Craig Bratcher won the open seat for the Boone County Commission in last week’s election with 57% of the votes.Bratcher sat down with the Coal V...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Witten appeals election contest for circuit judge race

Witten appeals election contest for circuit judge race

LOGAN, W.Va. — As election day came and went Nov. 8, the election in Logan County was not complete.One race from the May 10, 2016 primary is sti...

November 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Herd hammers Blue Raiders
Van’s playoff hopes dashedin loss to Fayetteville, 28-0

Van’s playoff hopes dashedin loss to Fayetteville, 28-0

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. – Despite being the first group of Van High School gridders to see Class A playoff action in back-to-back seasons since 1992...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Wheeling Central piles on Sherman 45 – 8

Staff ReportWHEELING - Sophomore Bray Price gained 239 yards and scored four times on just five carries as No. 6 Wheeling Central (9-1) jumped to a 26...

November 17th, 2016 |  


West Virginia’s buck and antlerlessdeer firearms seasons open Nov. 21

West Virginia’s buck and antlerlessdeer firearms seasons open Nov. 21

Press ReleaseSOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s traditional buck firearms season begins Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. The buck firearms se...

November 15th, 2016 |  


WVU’s Gibson a Boone Co. product

WVU’s Gibson a Boone Co. product

West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson, affectionately known as “Gibby,” may get a few extra goose bumps than others when County ...

November 15th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


No. 11 West Virginia gets huge Big 12 win at Texas 24-20

No. 11 West Virginia gets huge Big 12 win at Texas 24-20

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After bringing the big hits all day, the West Virginia defense still had to watch as the Texas desperation pass gently floa...

November 14th, 2016 |  


Wildcats close out strong with win

Wildcats close out strong with win

MADISON, W.Va. — The 2016 high school football season ended the way Coach Gary Mullins and the Logan Wildcats wanted to on Friday night with a 3...

November 12th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Simply Wrote…Cancer awareness

When writing a column you have weeks where the words just flow and then there are weeks like I am apparently having that no words I type seem to be th...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Books and more books

Books and more books

Each year at this time I not only get excited for fall as many of you may have guessed while reading last week’s column.I also get excited knowi...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Fall is in the air

Fall is in the air

By Heather Kinderhkinder@civitasmedia.comThe leaves are falling and temperatures are starting to cool down. We have finally entered into another West ...

October 11th, 2016 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Trash Your Kayak!Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016Water access near DRK Juvenile Center, Julian, W.Va. Little Coal River Tire Rescue: Help us clean the 400+ ti...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Boone County musician set to perform at World’s Largest Bluegrass Festival

Boone County musician set to perform at World’s Largest Bluegrass Festival

By Lisa A. GreenContributing WriterA former Scott High School graduate gets called back to perform at the largest Bluegrass festival in the world Wedn...

September 13th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Politics
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Winter is around the corner
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Front Porch Talk
Needles found at school bus stops

Needles found at school bus stops

Once again used syringes, probably tossed out by drug users, have been found in some locations that were dangerous to children.On Tuesday morning, one...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Weddings and vows

Weddings and vows

I went to a wedding this weekend. It was a beautiful affair. The bride was breath-taking in a lovely gown that was silky and rich. (It made me think o...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Halfway point for the legislature

Halfway point for the legislature

By Phil KablerFor the W.Va. Press AssociationLegislators marked the halfway point of the 60-day regular session with an impassioned debate in the Hous...

February 15th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA