Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:37:48 EST 1800 Rotary club hears process for new hospital The Madison Rotary Club was pleased to welcome John Reger, financial consultant for the new Boone Memorial Hospital project, to their Thursday meeting. He gave an update on the progress of the construction of the new hospital and also spoke about the... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:28:03 EST Community impact statement regarding Peytona mining operation CHARLESTON – On August 12, 2014, the Office of Coalfield Community Development received a Community Impact Statement (CIS) regarding the Mine 15, Long Shoul being developed by Coal River Mining, LLC near Washington District in Kanawha County,... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:23:04 EST Scott High School Class of 1961 reunion The above classmates from the Scott High School Class of 1961 gathered for their annual picnic on August 16 in the Skyhawk cafeteria. All reported a great time of fellowship, friendship, and a delicious lunch prepared by Darlene McClure. In front,... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:17:04 EST Van man pleads guilty in shooting incident MADISON — Dale Lowther, Jr. pled guilty to malicious assault in Boone County Circuit Court on last week. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:32:03 EST Coal Valley News wins five editorial awards CANAAN VALLEY – Recognizing outstanding journalistic achievement, the West Virginia Press Association honored newspapers and journalists from around the state Saturday during its 2014 Convention. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:17:04 EST Madison Baptist offering ministry for the deaf Every Sunday morning in recent weeks at Madison Baptist Church, the sermon has been spoken in two languages simultaneously: the pastor is preaching in English and the deaf interpreter is sharing the message in sign language. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:04:03 EST More coal mining layoffs announced Just when you think the coal mining layoffs can't get any worse, they do. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:14:09 EST SHERMAN AREA SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULES SHERMAN AREA BUS SCHEDULE - #111AMY COOPERMORNING/AFTERNOON SECONDARYComfortCar WashSeng Creek 6:55 3:10SylvesterBranham Heights 7:00 3:00 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:27:05 EST SCOTT AREA SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULES SCOTT AREA BUS SCHEDULE - #094BEVERLY COOKMORNING/AFTERNOON SECONDARYMike's Fork 6:20 3:29Meadow ForkHead of Meadow Fork 6:35 3:24 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:04:03 EST VAN AREA SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULES VAN AREA BUS SCHEDULE - #112BARBARA NAYMORNING/AFTERNOON SECONDARYUneedaPre Kindergarten Center 6:55 3:10Price/Cabell BridgeQuinlandQuinland Bridge 7:00 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:44:03 EST Ten suits filed by coal miners against respirator-makers LOGAN – Coal miners in Boone, Logan, Fayette, McDowell and Mingo counties are suing the manufacturers of respirators they claim were defective and caused them to develop black lung disease. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:12:04 EST Pinnacle Mine won’t be idled Workers at the Pinnacle Mine, along with the rest of Wyoming County, got a reprieve last week when it was announced that the new management at Cliffs Natural Resources has decided not to idle the mine on Aug. 25. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:10:04 EST For such a time as this Just as the heart is the totality of the spiritual side of man, the body is the totality of the natural being. The body consists of three key parts or divisions, which are flesh, blood and bone. Likewise, the heart consists of three key essences. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:58:07 EST As Central Appalachia coal demand fades, Alpha reinvents itself, according to report In September 2012, Alpha Natural Resources Inc. took a bold step in the historic Central Appalachia coal region, announcing plans to lay off more than 1,100 workers and cut 16 million tons of mostly thermal coal production from Appalachian mines along... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:36:05 EST Southern offers Easy Registration Week Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has announced Easy Registration Week for the upcoming school year. The event will last through the upcoming week, August 11-14. The college will be offering a streamlined process from 8am until... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:12:03 EST County shuts down Boone County Fair DANVILLE — An insurance liability issue has caused the Boone County Commission to shut down the Boone County Fair, according to officials. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 19:01:06 EST Ex-miner asks Congress for help with black lung WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired coal miner who suffers from black lung disease urged Congress on Tuesday to help clear a backlog of claims of fellow miners who have the disease. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:33:02 EST U.S. utilities turning to Russia, Colombia to fulfill coal needs U.S. utilities are importing more coal from countries like Colombia, Russia and Indonesia in 2014 to hedge against poor railroad service, fulfill unique blends and, in an alarming trend for Central Appalachia coal producers, because it is less... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:30:03 EST Local girl newest member of modeling team Lindsey Casto, of Twilight, became one of the newest members of the 2014-2015 Young Faces of Modeling Team at the Charleston Town Center Mall. Open auditions were held Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Macy's court. Sixty five contestants competed... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:28:05 EST Danville child part of graduation ceremony HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Three preschoolers graduated from the The Luke Lee Listening, Language and Learning Lab, also known as “The L,” on Wednesday, July 30, in the Atrium of Smith Hall on Marshall University's Huntington... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:28:02 EST