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Madison upgrades outdoor warning system
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Circuit Court News
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Adopt-A-Highway statewide spring cleanup

Boone Co. heroin trafficking investigation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Detroit man who led a conspiracy to distribute heroin in Boone County was sentenced Tuesday, April 4 to 14 years in federa...

April 6th, 2017 updated: April 7th, 2017. |  


BOE approves forensic audit

FOSTER, W.Va – The Boone County Board of Education (BOE) met Monday, April 3 at 6 p.m. for a regular session meeting in the Operations Complex C...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Suspension without pay extended for BCS personnel

FOSTER, W.Va – The Boone County Board of Education (BOE) met for a special meeting Tuesday, March 28 at 5 p.m. at the Operations Complex.All boa...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Detroit man pleads guilty in Boone Co. heroin conspiracy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Detroit man pleaded guilty Wednesday, March 29 to a federal drug crime, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Darr...

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


Whitesville approves Big Star building demolition

Whitesville approves Big Star building demolition

WHITESVILLE, W.Va – In late February the Whitesville Town Council met to have a second reading of the ordinance W- 37 nuisances.The second readi...

March 28th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Big 12 football coaches
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MMS Baseball Team
Documentary “A Record of Regret” The Danny Heater Story

Documentary “A Record of Regret” The Danny Heater Story

A West Virginian owns a world record in basketball, and the last thing he wants to do is talk about it.If you haven’t watched the documentary on...

April 10th, 2017 |  


WVDNR hosts 12th-annual Archery in the Schools State Tournament

WVDNR hosts 12th-annual Archery in the Schools State Tournament

On Saturday, March 25 hundreds of archers converged on the Charleston Civic Center.These archers have practiced for months and competed in numerous to...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


County girls named all-conference in cheerleading

County girls named all-conference in cheerleading

Six Logan County girls have been named to the All-Cardinal Conference cheerleading squad.Chapmanville Regional High School’s Alicia Walker was o...

March 29th, 2017 |  


2017 Tide baseball in full swing

2017 Tide baseball in full swing

SETH – The Sherman Tide baseball team is in full swing for the 2017 baseball season.Head Coach Jeremiah Pettry said, “We have won three co...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Spring is officially here!

At least that is what the calendar says. With the crazy weather we have had this winter who can be certain anymore.Mother Nature’s rollercoaster...

March 26th, 2017 |  


March Madness and state tourney notes

March Madness and state tourney notes

Kyle’s Korner ….Both Mingo Central and Chapmanville had good showings in the W.Va. State High School basketball tourney last week. The Min...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Janet’s Appalachian Recipes
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This Week in West Virginia History

Simply Wrote…“Can’t outrun these roots”

The song “Roots” the country group Parmalee sings makes me think of home.The chorus of the song always reminds me that no matter where I g...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Many of us have ham for Easter so I thought I would share with you a simple recipe for cooking one in a crock pot. Cooking your ham this way frees up ...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Lost Easter eggs

Easter is four days from today. How many of you will be hiding Easter eggs over and over and over again?How many of you have hid Easter eggs over the ...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Snooze

How many of you push the snooze button on your alarm clock?I am so VERY guilty of this! My husband agrees with this statement and grumbles when I push...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Janet’s Applachian Recipes

Janet’s Applachian Recipes

With Easter approaching I thought I would share one of the treats I make for my family during this time of year. We call it Easter Bark and you can re...

April 2nd, 2017 updated: April 2nd, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Not the holiday I had expected
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Madison PD distracted driving patrols
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Shock at Easter
Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistPalm Sunday was never a big deal to me. Decades came and went without even a thought. I guess I was just busy getting ready...

April 9th, 2017 |  


Nine-tenths of coal miners are gone

By James A. HaughtEditor EmeritusThe Charleston Gazette-MailAmerica’s coal industry is sinking sadly. Tonnage, usually above 1 billion, dropped ...

March 28th, 2017 |  


The challenge

The challenge

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistLent is the 40-day period between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. It is a common practice by Catholics and Christians to g...

March 26th, 2017 |  


College is the gateway to West Virginia’s future

College is the gateway to West Virginia’s future

By James “Ikie” BrooksGuest ColumnSome graduating high school students try to escape going to college. For me, college was my escape.Growi...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Help with directions

Help with directions

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI have no sense of direction. So, when I tell my beloved I am going out of town by myself, he is less than overjoyed. (It&#...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Manchin reintroduces “Jesse’s Law” to Congress

Manchin reintroduces “Jesse’s Law” to Congress

By Senator Joe ManchinGuest ColumnBefore Jessie Grubb’s life was taken over by addiction in 2009, Jessie’s future was bright. She was a be...

March 15th, 2017 |  


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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