Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:00:22 EST 1800 Back in time… This is a compilation of the richest men in Boone County, derived from the 1860 US Federal Census, the last census taken before the succession of West Virginia from the Confederate State of Virginia. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:26:06 EST Griffith expects winner in new season MADISON – One problem with building a perennial playoff contender is that each season brings high expectations. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:10:06 EST Sherman looks to past; plans for future;-plans-for-future SETH – There are various ways to view Sherman High School's athletic program. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:00:02 EST Bim man pleads guilty to selling heroin United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Leonard Dillon, 58, of Bim in Boone County pled guilty in federal court in Charleston to selling heroin. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:54:09 EST Van Bulldogs have seven home games VAN – There have two major concerns for Van High School athletic officials the past few seasons. First and foremost, high school consolidation in the state has curtailed the number of potential Single A opponents to the point that the Bulldogs... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:49:10 EST Mason Co. couple files suit against business after wreck MADISON — A Mason County couple is suing over claims the husband was injured in a motor vehicle collision on W.Va. 73. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:10:05 EST Boone man claims he was fired for filing workers’ comp claim A Boone County man is suing over claims he was fired in retaliation for filing for workers' compensation. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:04:12 EST For A Time Such As This It is neither the scope nor intent of this writing to get involved with in-depth scientific explanations of the body. The Scriptures give a foundation that inspires our appreciation of the exquisite, unique, and delicate nature of the body, revealing... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:44:06 EST Big buck battles to the death revisited The two massive bucks were stone dead, lying head to head with their horns locked. Standing aside them in the photo with this look of amazement was Logan County, West Virginia resident, Bernie Ellis. Mr. Ellis, who recently passed away, told me back... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:39:03 EST Ron’s Ramblings The failure of the Boone County Commission to assist with the financial needs of youth athletic programs is still a sore point with many local residents. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:38:05 EST Letters to the editor EPA going beyond constitutional authorityDear Editor:Article I Section 1 of the Constitution says the following: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:35:03 EST Gregory’s Web If we'd just send Shelley Moore Capito to Washington, the coal trucks would start rolling again.Oh … wait … we've already sent her to Congress and … well, coal is in big trouble. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:34:04 EST Rotary club hears process for new hospital The Madison Rotary Club was pleased to welcome John Reger, financial consultant for the new Boone Memorial Hospital project, to their Thursday meeting. He gave an update on the progress of the construction of the new hospital and also spoke about the... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:28:03 EST New historic fiction book released A new historic fiction novel entitled “Fire in the Hole,” was published in July and has a lot of regional interest due to the rich coal-mining history of the area, the writer of the book says. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:24:04 EST Community impact statement regarding Peytona mining operation CHARLESTON – On August 12, 2014, the Office of Coalfield Community Development received a Community Impact Statement (CIS) regarding the Mine 15, Long Shoul being developed by Coal River Mining, LLC near Washington District in Kanawha County,... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:23:04 EST Boone County “Grid Classic” set for Friday in Madison MADISON — The 2014 Boone County Grid Classic presented by Suddenlink will be held on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Scott High School in Madison, where it will be “Military Appreciation Night.” Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:17:04 EST ASW Wrestling show packs Madison Civic Center This past Thursday ASW Wrestling presented its brand of Professional Wrestling at the Madison Civic Center in front of a packed house. Fans witnessed seven matches including a Steel Cage Match and a appearance by former WCW Star Buff Bagwell. The next... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:08:02 EST Scott High School Class of 1961 reunion The above classmates from the Scott High School Class of 1961 gathered for their annual picnic on August 16 in the Skyhawk cafeteria. All reported a great time of fellowship, friendship, and a delicious lunch prepared by Darlene McClure. In front,... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:17:04 EST Van man pleads guilty in shooting incident MADISON — Dale Lowther, Jr. pled guilty to malicious assault in Boone County Circuit Court on last week. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:32:03 EST Concealed weapons permits quadrupled in West Virginia CHARLESTON — The number of concealed weapons permits issued annually in the state has more than quadrupled in the past five years. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:31:04 EST