Coal Valley News- RSS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/ http://coalvalleynews.com/ Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:50:43 EST 1800 Mock drill practices emergency school evacuation http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/153145414/Mock-drill-practices-emergency-school-evacuation WHARTON — An emergency evacuation of a school can be scary. Panic and chaos could hinder the evacuation, if a school is not prepared. Wharton Elementary School proved on Friday, April 24, 2015, it could meet all goals set by Boone County School... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:30:32 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? http://coalvalleynews.com/quizzes/puppy1CVN Find out with the Coal Valley News's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:47:58 EST County approves levy rates http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/153094683/County-approves-levy-rates MADISON — An order to lay the levy rates in Boone County was approved by the Boone County Commission. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:25:32 EST Whitesville is changing http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/153093269/Whitesville-is-changing WHITESVILLE — Whitesville is changing. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:20:31 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community-news/152917029/COMMUNITY-CALENDAR Bingo, hotdog saleRacine Volunteer Fire Department will host Bingo and a hotdog sale on Saturday, April 25. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:55:34 EST For such a time as this http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152786239/For-such-a-time-as-this We have been examining The Lord's Prayer in a series of articles and we will now look at Matthew chapter 6 and verse 11. “Give us this day our daily bread.” Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:50:33 EST Church Briefs http://coalvalleynews.com/news/announcements/152916650/Church-Briefs AnchormenThe Anchormen will be appearing on Thursday, April 30, starting at 7 p.m. at the Brown's Branch Freewill Baptist Church.Pastor Phil Rowe says everyone is welcome to attend. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:50:31 EST DNR announces new electronic game checking system http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/152709662/DNR-announces-new-electronic-game-checking-system SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Beginning in April, for the first time, hunters and trappers will be able to check in their game from their phones or computers. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:05:37 EST Empowering West Virginians http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/152985530/Empowering-West-Virginians Across the Mountain State, we have worked hard to increase the availability of programs that provide West Virginians with an equal opportunity to live a great life right here at home, no matter what their circumstances may be. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:05:35 EST At the Capitol http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/153018562/At-the-Capitol April legislative interim committee meetings were highlighted by the launch of a new select committee on tax reform. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:05:33 EST Shroomin’ time http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/152710134/Shroomin-time Spring time is a bountiful time in the woods, one of the tastier morsels is the morel mushroom. Sometimes called mollymoochers or dry land fish, each spring many “moochers” set forth in search of the funny looking mushrooms. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:05:32 EST Madison Middle students visit Rotary Club http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/153018137/Madison-Middle-students-visit-Rotary-Club Five students representing two teams in the robotics program at Madison Middle School and their sponsors were the guests of the Madison Rotary Club on Thursday, April 9. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:35 EST Two community leaders honored nationally http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152985303/Two-community-leaders-honored-nationally Two local community leaders were recently honored with national awards. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:34 EST Shoe collection drive launched http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community/152986970/Shoe-collection-drive-launched MADISON — Cornerstone Family Interventions, Inc. (CFI) is conducting a shoe collection drive to raise funds for the Boone/Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center (CAC). Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:32 EST Community impact seminar offered http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/153018204/Community-impact-seminar-offered Boone County obviously has numerous serious problems to address, but where is the starting point for an effective response? One local church is bringing in an expert to help find answers. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:30 EST Boone event addresses child abuse http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152984754/Boone-event-addresses-child-abuse MADISON – An event to highlight the issue of child abuse has been scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2015, starting at noon on the second floor of the Boone County Courthouse in the Circuit Court courtroom. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:55:33 EST Boone County native plays bass guitar for Eric Church http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/153018348/Boone-County-native-plays-bass-guitar-for-Eric-Church The desire to pick up an instrument and learn to play can come from many different sources. Sometimes it's an escape from a troubled world or an outlet for a creative mind. If you feel like an outsider, joining a band can put you on the playing... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:55:32 EST Website set up for victims of chemical spill http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152665347/Website-set-up-for-victims-of-chemical-spill CHARLESTON – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that his office has established a new website to provide information to potential victims of the January 9, 2014, Freedom Industries' chemical spill. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:55:31 EST USDA Under Secretary visits Boone Memorial Hosptial http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/152967960/USDA-Under-Secretary-visits-Boone-Memorial-Hosptial MADISON — Federal, state and local officials and dignitaries visited Boone Memorial Hospital Thursday to review construction progress on the hospital's new $37 million hospital project and also to make another major health care and public... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:32 EST Danville man’s case headed to grand jury http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/152939816/Danville-mans-case-headed-to-grand-jury MADISON — At the end of March, a Danville man was charged for being under the influence of methampethamine when he driving a vehicle that crashed and killed four people. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:35:31 EST