NEWS


11:24 am |    
WVU allumni hold pig roast
9:26 am |    
New BMH now in use
New BMH now in use

New BMH now in use

MADISON, W.Va. — The new Boone Memorial Hospital is now in use. Mark Linville, the Chief Operating Officer, said it is not completely open yet, ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Tobacco, vape taxes rise

Tobacco, vape taxes rise

Starting this month, e-liquid purchased for e-cigarettes, or vapes, will now be subject to an increased W. Va. state tax. The new law will increase th...

July 6th, 2016 |  


ARTS to stage “Wizard of Oz”

LOGAN, W.Va. — Audiences are set to follow the fabled yellow brick road this summer as Southern Coalition for the ARTS is preparing their produc...

July 6th, 2016 |  


BOE rejects state’s financial directives

FOSTER, W.Va. — The Boone County Board of Education voted unanimously not to accept financial directives sent from the State Board of Education ...

July 6th, 2016 updated: July 8th, 2016. |  


New superintendent sworn in

New superintendent sworn in

Deirdre Cline was sworn in as the new Wyoming County Superintendent of Schools on Friday morning at the Board of Education’s Central Office in P...

July 1st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


11:00 am |    
Rolling The Dice At Bristol
Skyhawk Spirit: “Flash” Jarrell

Skyhawk Spirit: “Flash” Jarrell

MADISON, W.Va. — Through sports and his school spirit, one Scott High School student has won the hearts of a community.Chris Cody “Flash&#...

February 22nd, 2016 |  


Herd rips Monarchs, 82-65

Herd rips Monarchs, 82-65

HUNTINGTON — Ryan Taylor snapped back from one of the worst performances of his career with one of his best Saturday for the Marshall Thundering...

February 21st, 2016 |  


Technical costs No. 14 Kentucky

Technical costs No. 14 Kentucky

KRISTIE RIEKENAP Sports WriterCOLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari hates that his team lost on Saturday in large part beca...

February 21st, 2016 |  


Sooners outshoot Mountaineers

Sooners outshoot Mountaineers

JOHN RABYAP Sports WriterMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Buddy Hield helped get No. 3 Oklahoma out of a temporary lull.The nation’s second-leadin...

February 21st, 2016 |  


Kelly comes up big in OT for Marshall

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — James Kelly scored seven straight points to give Marshall the lead in overtime and Stevie Browning added two free thro...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Local watershed associations improving streams

Local watershed associations improving streams

There is no telling what we can accomplish when people start working together. Two local watershed groups are perfect examples of this fact and they s...

February 5th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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 |  


Rotary updated on new Ronald McDonald House

Rotary updated on new Ronald McDonald House

On Jan. 7, members of the Ronald McDonald House board of directors updated the Madison rotary club about the new Ronald McDonald House near Women and ...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Christmas with kids

Christmas with kids

I love Christmas with kids. It’s not the present part, but the Jesus part. Last year, I gushed about my BFF Kaylena. She was two and was C-R-A-Z...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Cabbage Soup

Cabbage Soup

- There is just something about soup that is comforting and satisfying, especially on a cold Winter day. My Grandfathers both had gardens as I was gro...

January 7th, 2016 |  


OPINION


3:50 pm |    
Weddings and vows

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 |  


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 |  


Politicians say dumb things, but we’re the ones voting

Politicians say dumb things, but we’re the ones voting

WASHINGTON — Politicians said the darndest things this past year. I know Art Linkletter said that about children, but honestly, these days, the ...

December 29th, 2015 |  


BUSINESS


10:55 am
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