Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:56:12 EST 1800 Candidates attend BCARSE meeting http://coalvalleynews.com/news/politics/50699451/Candidates-attend-BCARSE-meeting MADISON — Three legislators and a House of Delegates candidate were among those who turned out Thursday evening for a Boone County Association of Retired School Employees (BCARSE) meeting and picnic at the Danville Community... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:51:08 EST Rail issues affecting coal deliveries http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/50592637/Rail-issues-affecting-coal-deliveries For the second consecutive quarter, Powder River Basin coal to the upper Midwest tumbled due to unreliable rail service, reviving questions about competition in the rail industry, according to a report from SNL Energy. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:29:17 EST Van High School Class of 1970 reunion http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/50592721/Van-High-School-Class-of-1970-reunion The class of 1970 recently got together to celebrate 44 years and form a committee for the 50th class reunion coming up. Drema Harvey hosted the event, along with Carolyn Moore, Barbara Harvey and Roger Ritchie. Classs officer Vice President Paul... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:26:12 EST Lincoln grandfather, grandson sent to prison http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/50595083/Lincoln-grandfather-grandson-sent-to-prison CHARLESTON — United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced last week that Wallace Adkins, 82, and his grandson, Timothy Harvey, 30, were sentenced to federal prison terms for their roles in the distribution of oxycodone in Lincoln... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:05:06 EST 5th generation still making apple butter http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/50634271/5th-generation-still-making-apple-butter Loretta Slena Kinder, 84, of Ridgeview, has been making Apple butter since she was 17 years old. Kinder and her late husband Owen Lester Kinder have been teaching her children and grandchildren for 67 years. They started their family in 1948 with the... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:03 EST Morrisey ‘flatly denies’ allegations http://coalvalleynews.com/news/politics/50537122/Morrisey-flatly-denies-allegations CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has “flatly denied” comments made by state AFL-CIO Director Kenny Perdue at the 78th annual UMWA Labor Day Celebration. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:52:09 EST Boone County boy chasing dreams http://coalvalleynews.com/news/local_features/50552980/Boone-County-boy-chasing-dreams Ricky Cooper, 15, of Sylvester, is a 9th grade student at Sherman High School who is pursuing his musical dream. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:14:04 EST Boone public employees all in for 457 http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/50539053/Boone-public-employees-all-in-for-457 CHARLESTON – West Virginia Retirement Plus, the state's 457 savings plan administered by State Treasurer John Perdue, is now open to any public employee in Boone County. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:13:04 EST Whitewater rafting during ‘Gauley Season’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/50508063/Whitewater-rafting-during-Gauley-Season FAYETTEVILLE – When the Army Corps of Engineers begins drawing down the water levels on West Virginia's Summersville Lake, rafters on the Gauley River and observers will be treated to a “retro release” that is both impressive... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:06:07 EST Madison Rotary learns about Cornerstone Family Interventions http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/50537809/Madison-Rotary-learns-about-Cornerstone-Family-Interventions The Madison Rotarians learned about Cornerstone Family Interventions, Inc. when Monica Ballard, left, director, spoke to the club on August 21. She was the guest of Rotarian Nada Woodie, right. Located at 331 State Street in Madison, Cornerstone... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:05:06 EST Rotary learns of upcoming Rivers n Ridges http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/50552948/Rotary-learns-of-upcoming-Rivers-n-Ridges At left is Rotarian Bob Foster who introduced Jeff Nelson, right, and Megan Roberts, center, guest speakers, whose program promoted the upcoming Rivers n Ridges, an adventure weekend in Boone County, September 20, Julian (Waterways area). Activities... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:04:07 EST A library card is your child’s ticket to academic achievement http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/50539335/A-library-card-is-your-childs-ticket-to-academic-achievement MADISON — Every parent wants their child to succeed, and one of the simplest ways you can ensure your child's academic success is by making a quick trip to the library. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:01:10 EST Former WVU great visits local car dealership http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/50465989/Former-WVU-great-visits-local-car-dealership Richard Stephens of Stephens Auto in Danville visits with former WVU football quarterback great Major Harris. The former Mountaineer was making visits in southern West Virginia last week. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 16:32:05 EST 14th annual Memorial Service http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/50462939/14th-annual-Memorial-Service The 14th annual Memorial Service honoring the memory of Pastor Danny Meeker, Founder of The Prayer Connection Lighthouse Holiness Church, is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:22:04 EST Lincoln family pleads guilty to selling pills in federal court http://coalvalleynews.com/news/blotter/50466122/Lincoln-family-pleads-guilty-to-selling-pills-in-federal-court United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced last week that four members of a Lincoln County family entered guilty pleas last week in federal court in Charleston. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:16:04 EST Soup kitchen thanks community for its support http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/50462666/Soup-kitchen-thanks-community-for-its-support The Prayer Connection Lighthouse Church collects and distributes clothing, furniture, toys, household items, etc. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:49:06 EST Governor declares statewide ‘College Application and Exploration Week’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/50397498/Governor-declares-statewide-College-Application-and-Exploration-Week Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has designated October 20 - 24 as “College Application and Exploration Week” in an effort to help students prepare for college. Schools across the state will participate by hosting a variety of hands-on activities... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:31:05 EST West Virginia state chili championship ‘ChiliFest 2014’ set to begin http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/50397284/West-Virginia-state-chili-championship-ChiliFest-2014-set-to-begin HUNTINGTON – WSAZ NewsChannel 3 and Chili Willi's Tex-Mex Grill present the 31st Annual Original ChiliFest on Saturday, September 6th, in downtown Huntington on 3rd Avenue at Pullman Square. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:24:04 EST Controversy surrounds state ethics charges http://coalvalleynews.com/news/politics/50394249/Controversy-surrounds-state-ethics-charges CHARLESTON — Recent allegations concerning ethical violations by politicians have raised questions concerning the entire process in West Virginia. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:41:05 EST PSC: W.Va. American Water must turn over some records in MCHM case http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/50394027/PSC:-W.Va.-American-Water-must-turn-over-some-records-in-MCHM-case (MCT) — The state Public Service Commission on Friday ordered West Virginia American Water to turn over many of the documents that consumer advocates, businesses and citizen groups want to review as part of the PSC's investigation of the... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:55:10 EST