Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:14:19 EST 1800 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 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... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:09:05 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 Deer camp tradition spans generations One way or another, this West Virginia family group from the Coalfields has been heading up to deer camp continuously since 1961. When the roads weren't so good, they camped out at just about every pull-off spot along Kennison Mountain for a... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:31:03 EST Cardinal Conference announces ‘All-Conference’ teams The 2014 Cardinal Conference announced several “All-Conference” teams last week. The Cardinal Conference is made up of WVSSAC Class AA high schools throughout Southern West Virginia including Chapmanville, Herbert Hoover, Mingo Central,... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:29:02 EST A salute to West Virginia’s veterans This week, West Virginians throughout the Mountain State will join Americans across the country and around the world to recognize our nation's veterans and honor those men and women who have answered the call to serve their country. This... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:28:02 EST Don’t forget to say ‘thanks’ to teachers With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the Arch Coal Foundation encourages West Virginians to also take a moment to thank a teacher who has made a difference in their lives or the life of a child. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:27:04 EST War veteran visits Madison Rotary Club The Madison Rotary Club was honored to welcome Korean War veteran James Vickers to their November 6 meeting. A Silver Star medal recipient, Vickers fought in the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, a decisive battle in the Korean War. Shortly after the... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:11:02 EST S.T.A.G.E. presents Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ MADISON — Boone County S.T.A.G.E. (Scholastic Team for the Arts and Greater Enrichment) invites the public to their production of Disney's “Beauty and the Beast” to be presented Nov. 20-23, at the Madison Civic Center, Thursday... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:10:08 EST Bank announces quilt winner A beautiful handmade quilt featuring colors representing victims of various types of cancer has been on display at Premier Bank in Madison for several months. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:58:04 EST Senator ‘Skypes’ with students MADISON — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin took questions in his Washington, D.C. office from a group of Scott High School students in Madison through Skype, a popular videoconferencing website. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:50:06 EST 2014 meet the Skyhawks night set MADISON – To celebrate the start of another boys and girls high school basketball season, Scott High School will host “Black & Gold Basketball – Meet the Skyhawks Night” in the Hawks Nest located on the campus of Scott High... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:19:02 EST Videos: 2014 Logan Toughman Boxing Austin Marcum vs. Jason Keen pro fight The 27th-annual Coal Area Toughman event was held at Logan High School's Willie Akers Arena on Fri., Nov. 14, and Sat., Nov. 15. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:32:05 EST Scott loses heart-breaker in 2 OTs SUMMERSVILLE — Despite turning over the opening kick-off with a fumble, the Scott Skyhawks boys' football team rallied behind a strong defense to take its Class AA first round playoff game against Nicholas County into double overtime and... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:51:03 EST 1960 election called ‘dirtiest ever held’ In 1960, I was just seven years old; and, even though there was a great big world out there somewhere, my immediate world really only consisted of the No. 16 Island Creek coal camp at Verdunville where my family existed alongside other coal related... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:46:02 EST Sherman students perform drone flyover SETH — Last week, student at Sherman Elementary School got to see something rare. They watched video journalism students at Sherman High School perform a drone flyover. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:44:09 EST Blankenship indicted by feds CHARLESTON — A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Donald L. Blankenship, former Chief Executive Officer of Massey Energy Company, with four criminal offenses, according to United States Attorney Booth Goodwin. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:18:05 EST Nellis man pleads guilty in federal court CHARLESTON — A Nellis man pleaded guilty in federal court to aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, according to United States Attorney Booth Goodwin. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:33:03 EST Logan Toughman could be the biggest ever Toughman boxing promoter Jerry Thomas is hoping this is the biggest event ever at Logan. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:33:04 EST Camp Read-A-Lot at Ramage Elementary Tuesday, October 21, 2014 was Camp Read-A-Lot at Ramage Elementary. Over 120 students along with 200 of their family members attended. Camp-Read-A-Lot is a Title I Parental Involvement activity where children and their parents read together to obtain... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:07:03 EST