Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:57:15 EST 1800 Seniors rally prompts pledges from lawmakers (MCT) CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nearly 60 state legislators lined the steps of the West Virginia Capitol Tuesday morning, where each approached a podium one by one, rang the bell placed there, and addressed the crowd: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:26:05 EST ‘Rivers n Ridges’ adventure weekend planned in Boone County JULIAN — Are you looking for outdoor adventures for you or your family, but aren't quite sure where to get the most activities and best deal? Or would you like to add something new to your outdoor experience? Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:34:04 EST Boone County remembers 9/11 MADISON – With an opening prayer and a solemn moment of silence, Boone County paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:08:07 EST Patriot Coal announces more mine layoffs BOONE COUNTY — A 60-day WARN notice, dated Sept. 9, has been issued to Patriot Coal Corp. employees in Boone County. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:48:07 EST Scott captures Cardinal Conference golf title for third straight year Scott wins the 2014 Cardinal Conference golf tournament at Twisted Gun in Wharncliffe. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:50:14 EST Ron’s Ramblings The Scott Skyhawks and Sherman Tide are both flying high as we go into week three of the 2014 high school football season. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:54:03 EST Scott stays unbeaten with win over Lincoln County HAMLIN – A win over a higher division team, no matter how weak that squad may be, is a major factor in the West Virginia high school ranking system. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:56:04 EST Morrisey ‘flatly denies’ allegations CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has “flatly denied” comments made by state AFL-CIO Director Kenny Perdue at the 78th annual UMWA Labor Day Celebration. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:52:09 EST Bulldogs drop second straight VAN — In a game with lots of penalties, the Fort Frye Cadets made the long trek from Beverly, Ohio to Van the past Friday evening and came away with a 37-0 win over the Van Bulldogs. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:22:04 EST Sherman drops Calhoun County MT. ZION — It didn't take long for Sherman's Tide to erase memories of their season-opening loss Friday evening as they buried host Calhoun County, 45-6. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:15:05 EST Boone County boy chasing dreams Ricky Cooper, 15, of Sylvester, is a 9th grade student at Sherman High School who is pursuing his musical dream. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:14:04 EST Boone public employees all in for 457 CHARLESTON – West Virginia Retirement Plus, the state's 457 savings plan administered by State Treasurer John Perdue, is now open to any public employee in Boone County. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:13:04 EST Summertime blues The tail end of summer can make for some blues of a different sort. There are the literal ones that come in the form of flower and fruit blooms. And for the youngsters of course, there are the blues associated with those back to school days. The lady... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:12:07 EST Former Scott booster club president’s grandson playing for Citadel Kyle Weaver, # 57, is left guard for The Citadel Bulldogs. He is grandson of Don Weaver, a past President of the Scott Skyhawks Sports Booster Club. Don Weaver, played for Bear Bryant at University of Kentucky when they won the SEC Title and were... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:11:08 EST Gregory’s Web Can we talk privately? I wouldn't want this spread around. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:10:04 EST (No heading) Don't go to Charleston for your nailsDear Editor:For 21 years, I've been having my nails done, and for one reason or another I;ve had to change and got to a different shop. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:08:05 EST Accepting the climate scare a recipe for failure The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) is making a serious strategic mistake in their efforts to block the Obama administration's proposed regulations on carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired power plants. The points the UMWA bring... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:07:04 EST Whitewater rafting during ‘Gauley Season’ FAYETTEVILLE – When the Army Corps of Engineers begins drawing down the water levels on West Virginia's Summersville Lake, rafters on the Gauley River and observers will be treated to a “retro release” that is both impressive... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:06:07 EST Madison Rotary learns about Cornerstone Family Interventions The Madison Rotarians learned about Cornerstone Family Interventions, Inc. when Monica Ballard, left, director, spoke to the club on August 21. She was the guest of Rotarian Nada Woodie, right. Located at 331 State Street in Madison, Cornerstone... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:05:06 EST Rotary learns of upcoming Rivers n Ridges At left is Rotarian Bob Foster who introduced Jeff Nelson, right, and Megan Roberts, center, guest speakers, whose program promoted the upcoming Rivers n Ridges, an adventure weekend in Boone County, September 20, Julian (Waterways area). Activities... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:04:07 EST