Coal Valley News- RSS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/ http://coalvalleynews.com/ Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:51:07 EST 1800 Should West Virginia cities be allowed to regulate firearms within their boundaries? http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3584902/Should-West-Virginia-cities-be-allowed-to-regulate-firearms-within-their-boundaries CHARLESTON – Visitors to e-WV are encouraged to vote on the question “Should West Virginia cities be allowed to regulate firearms within their boundaries?” Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST This week in West Virginia history http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3584946/This-week-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 www.wvencyclopedia.org. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Skirmish on the River…Civil War Re-enactment http://coalvalleynews.com/news/local_features/3594480/Skirmish-on-the-RiverCivil-War-Re-enactment GILBERT — The Town of Gilbert has collaborated with the Larry Joe Harless Community Center, WV Humanities Council, County Commission and WV Division of Culture and History to provide the 3rd Annual Civil War Re-enactment “Skirmish on the... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sanger’s work featured on cover of ‘Wonderful West Virginia’ magazine http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3584328/Sangers-work-featured-on-cover-of-Wonderful-West-Virginia-magazine May's cover of Wonderful West Virginia magazine showcases the work of renowned photographer Randall Sanger with the setting sun illuminating abundant flowers along the King Coal Highway in Mingo... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Scott High School teen dies in car crash http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/3609112/Scott-High-School-teen-dies-in-car-crash JULIAN — A Scott High School teenager has died in a crash in Julian, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department.The crash happened about 2 p.m. in Julian on Corridor G, officials reported. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ashford man admits role in heroin conspiracy http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/3608296/Ashford-man-admits-role-in-heroin-conspiracy An Ashford, West Virginia man admitted today that he conspired with others to distribute heroin in and around Boone County, announced U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Legendary Coach Elkins passes away http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/3608198/Legendary-Coach-Elkins-passes-away HAMLIN — Legendary Hamlin High School boys basketball Coach Charles Elkins passed away Tuesday morning following a lengthy illness. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Patriot Coal issues potential layoffs notices to Boone County miners http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/3606387/Patriot-Coal-issues-potential-layoffs-notices-to-Boone-County-miners Patriot Coal Corporation has issued WARN Act notices at its Wells mining complex located near Wharton, and also at its Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, according to a news release issued by the company. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A Closer Walk http://coalvalleynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/3584608/A-Closer-Walk The song “Gone” tells us about the resurrection of Jesus Christ. I believe we should sing songs that are true to the word of God. To many people sing songs that are not Scripture at all. But this one I believe is back up by... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST For such a time as this http://coalvalleynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/3584618/For-such-a-time-as-this As human beings, we will all experience suffering during our lifetime. The sinner suffers because of sin in general and because of his own personal sin. The effects of sin's sufferings on his life lead only to a bitter end. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Visit state parks, forests every chance you get http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/3586273/Visit-state-parks-forests-every-chance-you-get Spring brings warmer temperatures, fragrant blossoms, the melody of chirping birds and new opportunities for adventure. It is also the time when many of us begin planning our spring and summer getaways-a memorable family vacation, a relaxing getaway... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New Boone County principals graduates from ‘Leadership Academy’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/3585129/New-Boone-County-principals-graduates-from-Leadership-Academy One new principal and three new assistant principals in Boone County recently graduated from the leadership academy. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST CSX responds to federal train death lawsuit http://coalvalleynews.com/news/MCTNoindex/3584937/CSX-responds-to-federal-train-death-lawsuit (MCT) CSX has filed a response to a federal lawsuit, denying it is responsible for a 16-year-old who was struck and killed by a train while walking home from school.The company asks the court to dismiss the lawsuit. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Feds to remove W.Va. chemical spill evidence http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3584377/Feds-to-remove-W.Va.-chemical-spill-evidence CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In two weeks, federal investigators will start carving up chemical tanks for evidence in a spill that tainted 300,000 West Virginians' water supply. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Spruce River clean-up a success http://coalvalleynews.com/news/local_features/3584718/Spruce-River-clean-up-a-success The citizens of Spruce River area would like to take this opportunity to thank all the volunteers who participated in the Spring Spruce River clean-up on Saturday, April 12, 2014. We want to give a special thank you to the Boone County Maintenance... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Federal investigation of Arch Coal confirmed http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3594537/Federal-investigation-of-Arch-Coal-confirmed A federal investigation of an Arch Coal subsidiary has been confirmed by a corporate spokesman in the midst of rumors and speculation that are quickly spreading throughout the Tug Valley as to what the investigation includes and who it may... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST BSCTC student is a refreshing step back in time http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3584358/BSCTC-student-is-a-refreshing-step-back-in-time PAINTSVILLE, Ky. – Jared Goforth is a lot of things, but he's most proud of being a refreshing step back in time. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wild turkeys make comeback in W.Va. http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/3575570/Wild-turkeys-make-comeback-in-W.Va. CHARLESTON (AP) — As West Virginia transitions from winter to spring, an odd sound begins to echo through the woods. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST KY boys, WV girls win in all-star event http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/3595311/KY-boys-WV-girls-win-in-all-star-event RED JACKET – The fans that turned out for the 2nd Annual Consol Energy WV-KY Senior All-Star game got their money's worth on Saturday at Mingo Central High School. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Schools across Boone County get snapshot of student growth http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/3584594/Schools-across-Boone-County-get-snapshot-of-student-growth CHARLESTON – Boone County schools and students are learning the ABCs of the state's new accountability system as student performance results were unveiled. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST