Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:36:26 EST 1800 Boone man killed in car crash FOSTER — A man was killed Monday in an automobile accident, according to Boone County 911 dispatchers.The accident happened about 3 p.m. on Foster Hollow Road, also known as the Left Hand Fork of Foster. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:10:03 EST More coal mining layoffs announced ALUM CREEK, W.Va. — After warning in August that hundreds of miners could lose their jobs, Boone County-based Coal River Energy has laid off 130 mine workers, according to a story by the Associated Press (AP). Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:03:04 EST Man arrested for holding family hostage HEWITT CREEK — A Boone County man was arrested on nine misdemeanor charges after he allegedly held his family hostage and threatened to kill himself with a knife. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:34:05 EST Scott rallies by Tolsia This year's Scott Skyhawks' football team can never be counted out of a game.Down by 19 points at halftime, the Hawks scored 20 unanswered points in the second half for a tremendous comeback win at Tolsia. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:07:05 EST Game checking stations for big game harvests SOUTH CHARLESTON - With a variety of hunting seasons underway or approaching, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources reminds big game hunters that successful hunters must field tag and transport their deer, bear, turkey or boar to a Natural... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:06:06 EST Firearm antlerless deer hunting opportunity starts this weekend SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Deer hunters can take advantage of an October three-day firearm antlerless deer season on private land again this year, according to Paul Johansen, assistant chief in Charge of Game Management for the Division of Natural... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:01:05 EST What You Need to Know Ahead of Medicare Open Enrollment Next month will mark the 50th anniversary of the election of President Lyndon Johnson, who campaigned on the promise to create a system to provide health care insurance for older Americans. Today, that program is known as Medicare. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:58:06 EST Matheny 2014 Distinguished Alumna The LWV honored Helen Matheny,'01, Director of West Virginia Alzheimer's Outreach and Registry Program Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute at West Virginia University, as this year's “Distinguished Alumna.” A... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:56:03 EST Back in time… The story of Madison, before its beginning, was published in the Madison Recorder and written by Sig Olafson. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:55:06 EST Medicare Part B and prescription drug premiums for West Virginians Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell announced that next year's standard Medicare Part B monthly premium and deductible will remain the same as the last two years. This leaves more of seniors' cost of living adjustment... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:53:06 EST (No heading) The residents of Greenview would like to take this opportunity to thank the Greenview volunteers for picking up trash in the community on the A.A.H. statewide clean-up day, Sept. 27, 2014. Anyone that would like to become a member of this volunteer... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:52:11 EST Early voting begins Oct. 22 CHARLESTON — Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant said early voting begins in West Virginia on October 22 and ends November 1. There will be early voting on Saturday, October 25, but there will not on Sunday, October 26. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:51:06 EST Boone County warned about enteroviruses Greg Lay, Director of the Boone County Emergency Management Agency, has posted a warning to parents and guardians of Boone County Children regarding Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) on the agency's web site. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:42:05 EST Cub Scouts award ceremony The Cub Scouts Troop 131 had their first awards ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Bias Branch Community Center. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:41:04 EST AG warns about fraudulent arrest warrant calls CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning citizens about a new telephone scam in which a person receives a call alleging there is a warrant out for his or her arrest, but the charges will be dismissed if the person pays a fine... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:26:06 EST Coal unit retirements, conversions continue to sweep through power sector With clean air regulations mounting and shale gas production booming, more than 12,000 MW of coal-fired capacity in the U.S. has converted or is slated to convert to alternative fuel sources between 2011 and 2023, according to SNL Energy data, which... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:03:06 EST MSAC may hold major swim meet at Rec Center CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK — Swimmers love the Chief Logan Rec Center swimming pool so much that a major sports conference in West Virginia may soon hold a regional meet there. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:09:06 EST Billies trounce the Tide, 38-12 MAN — The Man High School football team got back on the winning track with Friday night's 38-12 thumping over the Sherman Tide at Man's George A. Queen Memorial Field. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:08:06 EST Wayne wins 26th straight home game with victory over Hoover Herbert Hoover made a game of it.At least on the scoreboard.But in the end, Wayne was just too much as the No. 3-ranked and Cardinal Conference leading Pioneers won 28-14 over the No. 15 Huskies. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:59:06 EST Danville man attempts to break into home of WWII hero MADISON — A Danville man accused of attempted burglary of a WWII D-Day veteran is scheduled to appear in Boone County Magistrate Court regarding the charge. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:46:51 EST