NEWS


9:43 am |    
BCAA monthly board meeting
5:45 pm
Updated: 5:45 pm. |    
Two Scott High School students honored
11:52 am
Updated: 2:03 pm. |    
Two arraigned in BCS embezzlement

12 arrests in county drug sweep

MADISON, W.Va – The Boone County Sheriff’s Department, West Virginia State Police Madison detachment, Madison Police Department and 119 Dr...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Two arraigned in BCS embezzlement

Two arraigned in BCS embezzlement

MADISON, W.Va – Two Boone County School employees turned themselves in Wednesday, March 8 to authorities and were arraigned in Boone County magi...

March 9th, 2017 updated: March 9th, 2017. |  


DHHR eliminating 33 vehicles from its fleet

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced Monday, March 6 a reduction of 33 vehicles from ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


BCC awards bid for steam boiler

MADISON, W.Va – The Boone County Commission (BCC) met for a regular session meeting on Tuesday, February 28 at 5 p.m.All commissioners were pres...

March 6th, 2017 updated: March 6th, 2017. |  


Two Racine individuals arrested for murder

Two Racine individuals arrested for murder

RACINE, W.Va – The Boone County Sheriff’s Department arrested two individuals for murder after they allegedly ran over a man with their ve...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Scott beats AAA Nitro, starts 2017 off right

Scott beats AAA Nitro, starts 2017 off right

MADISON – The Scott Skyhawk baseball team is ready for the 2017 baseball season.Head Coach Brett Kuhn said, “After defeating Chapmanville ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


March Madness at the Lovern house

March Madness at the Lovern house

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for basketball fans. In my house, my wife Vicki and I love March Madness.A few years ago I wrote a colu...

March 15th, 2017 |  


All in the points

All in the points

By Steve MickeyGuest ColumnistMartin Truex Jr. passed Brad Keselowski on the last lap of the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday and in t...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Herd’s C-USA run ends with title game loss to MTSU

Herd’s C-USA run ends with title game loss to MTSU

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Marshall’s run in the Conference USA men’s basketball tournament lasted 73 hours and 34 minutes. The Herd was the...

March 13th, 2017 |  


MaKenzie White and the FSU Falcons

MaKenzie White and the FSU Falcons

MADISON, W.Va – MaKenzie White a Scott High School graduate is in her senior year at Fairmont State University (FSU).White had an impressive fou...

March 8th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Simply Wrote…Time Change

Spring forward, fall backward. It is time again to change every clock we own to the correct time.I am not sure I succeeded at changing my clocks to th...

March 8th, 2017 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Racine Volunteer Fire DepartmentWill have its photo fund drive at the Racine Fire Station Sunday, February 26 and Sunday, March 5 from noon until 5 p....

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 3rd, 2017. |  


Simply Wrote…Crazy Weather

Oh, this crazy weather…I believe Mother Nature is slightly confused on what season it is. The weather we have been having is just crazy.Is it wi...

March 1st, 2017 |  


New Book Releases

Banana Cream Pie Murder by Joanne FlukeFluke’s latest cozy mystery novel is the newest book in the Hannah Swensen series. The series started out...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Less is more

I recently started going through things in my house and have come to realize my husband and I have a lot of junk. Well, maybe not junk but stuff we ju...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Brighter Tomorrows

It’s been said that God instituted marriage, and it was good. Yet, in modern times one might call matrimony a study in contrasts, for it has bee...

February 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


12:48 pm |    
The challenge
9:58 am |    
Help with directions
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 |  


St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI love Christmas and I love Easter, but one of my other favorite holidays is coming up: Saint Patrick’s Day. Did you ...

March 12th, 2017 updated: March 12th, 2017. |  


How many times

How many times

Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI have been on a quest.For years, I have heard it said that “Do not be afraid” is mentioned 365 times in the Bible...

March 5th, 2017 |  


A trip to the ark

A trip to the ark

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistWhen you’re a kid, the story of Noah and the ark is about a man on a boat, in a storm, with lots of animals. It’...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Dreams

Dreams

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistDo you have a dream or a long-time desire for something? Do you yearn and hope that one day it will come true?I have dreams...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Who do you call

Who do you call

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistWe were looking at pictures recently from last year’s vacation. We were at the beach and the scenery was glorious. Be...

February 12th, 2017 |  


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