NEWS


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Four graduate drug court
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BOE cuts 58 jobs
Local Pastor publishes book

Local Pastor publishes book

MADISON – Local Pastor James Butcher recently released his first book “Christian Pharisees: The Striking Similarities of America’s C...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


W.Va American Water awards environmental grants

W.Va American Water awards environmental grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia American Water announced Tuesday, May 2 that seven recipients received funding through the company’s 201...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Boone Co. FSU student interned at legislature

Boone Co. FSU student interned at legislature

FAIRMONT, W.Va –Three Fairmont State University students spent the week of spring break in March interning with the West Virginia Legislature in...

May 1st, 2017 updated: May 1st, 2017. |  


Capito visits Madison

Capito visits Madison

MADISON, W.Va – Senator Capito visited Madison Monday, April 17. Capito took a tour of Boone Memorial Hospital (BMH).Capito was in Washington an...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Man violates probation, sentenced to prison

Man violates probation, sentenced to prison

MADISON, W. Va. - A Kanawha County man was sentenced to prison on April 27, after admitting to violating the terms of his probation.Robert James Stamp...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Water project begins in Madison

Water project begins in Madison

MADISON, W.Va. – West Virginia American Water began work this week on a water infrastructure improvement project in the Washington Avenue area o...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 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


Simply Wrote…Vehicle repairs part two

The day “Simply Wrote…Vehicle Repairs” went on the web and onto newsstands my Jeep decided to malfunction again.Oh, the joys of vehi...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

By Janet CrowGuest ColumnistOne thing I always enjoy eating during the warmer months is potato salad. There are always different variations of it when...

May 7th, 2017 |  


This Week in West Virginia History

By Michael [email protected] – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to ...

May 7th, 2017 updated: May 7th, 2017. |  


The man at the cemetery

The man at the cemetery

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI don’t really know how it all started. Maybe it was one bad friend. Maybe he had the wrong girlfriend. Was it some k...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Vehicle repairs

Oh, the joys of vehicle repairs!My husband loves working on vehicles or at least he used to. I can’t be certain after this past weekend.After al...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

This recipe is one of my all time favorite pasta dishes. It’s easy to put together and taste delicious. As much as I love cooking good ole South...

April 30th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Dealing with change
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A girl changing the world
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An alarming morning
Not the holiday I had expected

Not the holiday I had expected

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistA few days before Easter, I was talking to a five-year old as he was having his teeth cleaned. “Do you know who is co...

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


Madison PD distracted driving patrols

Madison PD distracted driving patrols

On Thursday, April 13 I had the opportunity to go on my first police ride-along.Captain J.T. Adams of the Madison Police Department allowed me to go o...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Shock at Easter

Shock at Easter

Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistA friend called and told me someone I cared about had died. I pulled off the road to cry. I was shocked. Stunned. Was it true?...

April 16th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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