Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:13:47 EST 1800 More death defying buck battles With the rut or deer mating season upon us, the usual road kill forecasts are ringing true. And, some gruesome new buck battles are coming to light. These of course are per all those raging seasonal sex hormones. We're accustomed to the road... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:08:02 EST ‘Wheelin’ Sportsmen’ hunt hugely successful The Logan Area Chapter (LAC) of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) hosted its first ever Wheelin' Sportsmen event near Sharples, WV. The event was sponsored by Mingo Logan Coal Company (MLCC) and held at its reclaimed coal mine... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:07:09 EST 2014 West Virginia deer gun season fact sheet •The West Virginia buck firearms season is Nov. 24 – Dec. 6, 2014. It is open in all counties except Logan, Mingo, McDowell and Wyoming. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:07:06 EST The beginnings of our happy Thanksgivings Following a resolution of Congress, President George Washington made a proclamation on Oct. 3, 1789, that Thursday the 26th of November 1789 would be a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the service of that great and... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:06:03 EST Dairy producers urged to pick protections In modern agriculture, there is much we can control, but two dynamics remain beyond our reach: weather and markets. The unpredictability of both, and sudden changes in either, can disrupt any family farming operation. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:05:02 EST This past month in West Virginia history The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:03:14 EST Treasurer’s office visits Rotary The West Virginia State Treasurer's Office was represented at the Madison Rotary Club when Administrative Assistant Barbara Harmon and Deputy Treasurer John Fisher recently visited the club. They were the guests of Rotarian Chip Shaffer, left. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:02:03 EST Boone to become 24th ‘Read Aloud’ county Mary Kay Bond, the state director of Read Alound, presented to several coordinators and volunteers who gathered at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville for training. This was coordinated by Jennifer Griffith. Studies show how critical it is to be able... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:01:25 EST Book author coming to Madison library MADISON — During “Down Home Christmas” book author Brandon Kirk is coming to have an author table at the Boone Madison Public Library. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:01:24 EST November at the Capitol November interims at the Capitol were highlighted by a legislative audit of the Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreation Authority, an audit that found the authority, which manages a network of ATV trails in Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:00:02 EST Lincoln drug dealer sentenced in federal court CHARLESTON — Last week, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Christopher D. Norman, 34, of Ranger in Lincoln County, was sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison for his involvement in the distribution of... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:58:04 EST State education department offers alert services CHARLESTON — As snow begins covering the ground, the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) reminds parents, students and educators to use the WVDE's school closing notification system. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:57:05 EST Career Center students honored The Boone Career & Technical Center director Jeff Nelson announced and congratulated the recipients of the “Studen of the First Nine Weeks” award. This program recognizes outstanding students from each area who most exemplify achievement... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:55:06 EST Back in time… This transcript is Part 1 of a letter from Annie Hopkins (Letha Ann Ballard Hopkins 1837-1897, the daughter of St. Clair Ballard and Ruth Meadows) to her husband 1st Lieutenant Manderville Hopkins (Manderville Jackson Hopkins 1813-1914, the son of... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:06 EST AG warns citizens regarding phone calls CHARLESTON—Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned citizens to think twice before answering or returning phone calls from foreign or unknown locations. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:09:05 EST Commission approves personnel moves MADISON — New hirings, a resignation, water and sewage project updates and funding for the Boone Heritage & Arts Center and the Boone County Fair were all on the agenda of the Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, regular session of the Boone County... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:08:08 EST Plans for sober living home in Boone County move foward MADISON —A meeting at the Boone County Courthouse gave an update on efforts to bring a sober living house to Boone County. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:10:04 EST Christmas Concert tickets available now Logan's own Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., winner of NBC Television's sixth season of America's Got Talent, will kick off his 2014 Murphy and Motown Christmas Tour in his hometown on Friday December 5 with a holiday charity performance at... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:59:02 EST Auditor: Hatfield McCoy authority skirts state law CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Hatfield McCoy Recreation Authority isn't following state purchasing, ethics and employee bonus laws, according to a report from the state legislative auditor. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:58:05 EST Several arrested during drug sting in Nellis NELLIS —Several Boone County men were arrested on various felony charges after deputies with the Boone County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a residence along Bricktown Road in Nellis Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19,... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:55:06 EST