Coal Valley News- RSS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/ http://coalvalleynews.com/ Wed, 1 Apr 2015 23:11:18 EST 1800 COMMUNITY CALENDAR http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community-news/152528674/COMMUNITY-CALENDAR Flea market and hot dog saleThe Madison-Danville Jaycees are hosting a Flea Market on Saturday, April 4, at the Madison Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:45:35 EST Church Briefs http://coalvalleynews.com/news/announcements/152528272/Church-Briefs RevivalSpencer Chapel will be hosting a revival April 12-19, 2015, starting at 7 p.m. each night. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:35:34 EST ASW Wrestling will celebrate nine years http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/152535707/ASW-Wrestling-will-celebrate-nine-years MADISON — ASW Wrestling will celebrate nine years of bringing great wrestling action to the fans in Boone County on Saturday, April 11. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:05:33 EST Baseball season begins! http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/152605493/Baseball-season-begins SETH — Sherman Tide junior varsity baseball player Eric Maloskey (#4) slides into second base after a wild pitch in the Tide's game against the junior varsity Scott Skyhawks' baseball team in a county rivalry matchup. Scott won the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:05:32 EST All Cardinal Conference Selections http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/152536225/All-Cardinal-Conference-Selections The following are the 2014-15 Boys All Cardinal Conference Selections for Basketball, which includes several Scott Skyhawks' players.First Team:Noah Frampton (Poca)Elijah Cuffee (Poca) Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:00:37 EST Legislative roundup http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/152535877/Legislative-roundup All of the 262 bills passed by the Legislature are now either signed, vetoed, or in the Governor's hands, including the final one, the budget for 2016. I was disappointed that we had to dip into the Rainy Day fund for the second year in a row... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:00:36 EST Rep. Jenkins talks about budget http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/152349930/Rep.-Jenkins-talks-about-budget President Obama's budget submission to Congress in February kicked off the debate on Capitol Hill on funding the federal government for the next fiscal year. Rest assured, I will work for the priorities of the Third Congressional District... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:00:33 EST Boone communities need to get involved with ‘Adopt-A-Highway’ program http://coalvalleynews.com/news/editorial/152606236/Boone-communities-need-to-get-involved-with-Adopt-A-Highway-program The state Department of Environmental Protection is accepting registrations for the Saturday, April 25 Adopt-A-Highway Spring Statewide Cleanup. Volunteers have until Friday, April 10 to register. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:00:32 EST Madison Rotary schedules R. B. Foster Memorial 5K Run/Walk http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152632042/Madison-Rotary-schedules-R.-B.-Foster-Memorial-5K-Run/Walk The Madison Rotary Club is organizing a 5K Run/Walk in memory of R. B. Foster. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:55:31 EST West Virginia to consider health impacts of mountaintop removal mining http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152475017/West-Virginia-to-consider-health-impacts-of-mountaintop-removal-mining CHARLESTON — In what could mark a significant shift, the state of West Virginia says it will now take into account studies showing health impacts tied to mountaintop-removal mining. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:50:47 EST Madison Main Street Streetscape awarded grant funds http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152604305/Madison-Main-Street-Streetscape-awarded-grant-funds CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined representatives from the West Virginia Division of Highways and the Federal Highway Administration's West Virginia Division Office to award over $5.6 million in Transportation Alternatives Program... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:50:39 EST Some US coal producers shaved production costs http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/152606468/Some-US-coal-producers-shaved-production-costs Production costs for a handful of U.S. coal producers declined in 2014, but some Illinois Basin producers actually reported higher costs, according to a cost-of-coal-sales-per-ton analysis by SNL Energy. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:45:32 EST Blankenship pleads not guilty http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152535948/Blankenship-pleads-not-guilty BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship on Tuesday entered another plea of not guilty to federal charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:40:31 EST Coalfield counties lead in poor health outcomes http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152604055/Coalfield-counties-lead-in-poor-health-outcomes Around Spring every year, there seems to be a flood of studies released concerning the shifts in demographics that occurred over the previous year and years past, and this Spring has been no exception. The recent Kids Count demographic survey based... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:50:33 EST Danville man sentenced to prison for selling drugs http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152605634/Danville-man-sentenced-to-prison-for-selling-drugs MADISON — A Danville man was sentenced to prison Thursday in Boone County Circuit Court for his role in selling drugs. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:35:33 EST Danville man charged in crash that killed four http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/152601658/Danville-man-charged-in-crash-that-killed-four DANVILLE — In September of this past year, a horrible automobile accident in Danville took the lives of four people, including two children. On Thursday, the driver of that vehicle waqs charged with four counts of driving under the influence... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:05:31 EST Tigers no-hit Van in opener http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/152604137/Tigers-no-hit-Van-in-opener CHAPMANVILLE — Eric Ellis said he will take a 50-degree season opener any day.When compared to last year's opener that's like summer. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:05:31 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community-news/152404036/COMMUNITY-CALENDAR Boone County Commission meetingThere is a regular session Boone County Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2015, starting at 5 p.m. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:55:32 EST Weekly coal production, price report http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/152491374/Weekly-coal-production-price-report CHARLESTON – According to the latest report from the Energy Information Agency (EIA) and the National Mining Association, coal production in the United States is down by slightly less than 1.4 million tons for the week ending March 14 compared... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:45:35 EST For such a time as this http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152403891/For-such-a-time-as-this Continuing on with the subject of The Lord's Prayer from last week we come to verse ten of Matthew chapter six which states: “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.” In order to fully understand just what... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:40:33 EST