Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:10:34 EST 1800 Company need private investors for new company in Whitesville WHITESVILLE — Bruce Bennett with Waite Hill Fabrics says the company he works for want to help revitalize the Town of Whitesville.How? Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:21:04 EST Freedom Industries officials indicted by feds CHARLESTON – U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced last week that Freedom Industries, Inc. (Freedom) and six former Freedom officials have been charged with various federal crimes related to the January 2014 Elk River chemical spill in... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:17:04 EST Outdoor Christmas spirit prevailed year-round What a year it's been for the local Coalfields. Despite a struggling economy, volunteers rolled up their sleeves nevertheless, doubling down on efforts to provide for our youth and others in one way or another. And it wasn't just around... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:56:05 EST Nelson honored by Congress On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, the honorable Shelley Moore Capito (who is also now, Senator “elect” Capito rose on the floor of Congress and spoke to the house speaker about Boone County's 23rd district Delegate, Joshua... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:55:04 EST State native releases third novel John Michael Cummings' third novel about West Virginia will be published in February of 2015 by Stephen F. Austin State University Press, an imprint of Texas A&M University Press and Texas Book Consortium. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:45:02 EST Premier’s annual Coat Drive Over 100 children and teens will be warmer this winter thanks to the employees at Premier Bank, Madison office, along with bank customers who participated in Premier's annual Coat Drive. In photo above, retired Premier employee Rachael Moore,... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:36:09 EST The Dojo! MADISON — “The Dojo.” It's what most people in three counties call the martial arts school in downtown Madison. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:37:02 EST WV Class A All-State Football Team 1st Team: Offense — QB – Jesse Padlow, Bishop Donahue, sr.; RB – Jeremy Pratt, St. Marys, sr. (Captain); RB – Santino Cava, Notre Dame, sr.; RB – Jordan Tucker, Buffalo, sr.; OL – D.J. Kerns, Williamstown, sr.; OL... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:08:14 EST Many Boone County schools showing improvements MADISON — Eight county schools are showing improvements in either one or both academic proficiency and student growth, according to Boone County Schools officials. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:00:05 EST Whitesville voted ‘Turn This Town Around’ winner After over 23,000 votes, Whitesville in Boone County and Ripley in Jackson County won West Virginia Focus magazine's 2015 Turn This Town Around competition. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:17:05 EST Alleged threat puts Scott High on ‘lockdown’ MADISON — A scare raced through the halls of Scott High School today and an alleged threat created a “lockdown” situation at the high school in Madison. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:04:02 EST Local sisters to appear on Wheel of Fortune In April of 2012, my sister called me and asked if I would like to audition for the Wheel of Fortune. The Wheel Mobile was coming to the Mardi Gras Casino that day and they would be having an open audition. I knew it was a shot in the dark... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:16:02 EST Wildlife word games I saw this nifty wildlife art print at a West Virginia Highlands frame shop. It was that of a songbird, the killdeer, by a well-known wildlife artist. Not sure as to whether it was the good price or the quality of the art, I asked the store owner to... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:42:06 EST 2014 Cardinal Conference Football All-Conference team announced CHARLESTON — The 2014 Cardinal Conference Football All-Conference was announced after its fall meeting in Charleston.First Team Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:41:04 EST Letters to the editor Addiction touches countless livesDear Editor:Today is a very difficult day for me and my family. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:40:03 EST Boone BOE member visits Rotary Boone County Board of Education member Gary Woodrum gave a nice update on the Boone County school system to members of the Madison Rotary Club during its last meeting. Woodrum, lfet, is pictured here with Madison Rotary Club President Mark... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:50:09 EST Man says he was fired for for seeking workers’ comp MADISON – A Raleigh County man is suing over claims he was fired for attempting to claim workers' compensation benefits. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:28:04 EST McGraw suit leads to investigation by class action firm PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh law firm has started an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duties following a lawsuit filed in West Virginia regarding AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation's violations in that state. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:27:04 EST Girl ate McDonald’s ice cream with metal shavings, parents say MADISON – A Boone County couple is suing over claims their minor daughter ate ice cream that contained metal shavings. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:26:05 EST Woman blames Dollar General for injuries MADISON – A Boone County woman is suing over claims she was injured after slipping on the wet floor of a store. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:25:07 EST