Coal Valley News- RSS news Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/news http://coalvalleynews.com/section/news Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:31:04 EST 1800 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 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 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 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 State Board of Coal Mine Health & Safety approves rule on proximity detection systems http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3584835/State-Board-of-Coal-Mine-Health--Safety-approves-rule-on-proximity-detection-systems CHARLESTON – A first of its kind safety regulation was approved by the West Virginia Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety last week. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Brush fires result of arson, officials report http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3596278/Brush-fires-result-of-arson-officials-report Division of Forestry in Boone County confirms they were on scene of a brush fire in Bandytown last week. This is the same area where fire officials say a brush fire broke out the week before. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cold January boosted capacity factor of retiring coal plants http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3584808/Cold-January-boosted-capacity-factor-of-retiring-coal-plants Even with their retirement looming, a cold January — particularly across the coal-heavy Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions — prompted an increased reliance on units slated to retire by the end of 2015, according to an analysis by... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Yawkey man rams house with SUV http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3584766/Yawkey-man-rams-house-with-SUV CHARLESTON – A Yawkey man was arrested after police said he rammed a Charleston house with an SUV and then set fire to the vehicle after a fight with the people inside the home. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Don’t let summer droughts stop you from gardening http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_agricultural/3584924/Dont-let-summer-droughts-stop-you-from-gardening No matter where you live, being a waterwise gardener makes environmental and economic sense. And it's really easier than you think. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST USDA announces sign-up for farmer, rancher disaster assistance programs http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_agricultural/3584871/USDA-announces-sign-up-for-farmer-rancher-disaster-assistance-programs The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, which began Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Scott High School All-State Chorus http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/3584637/Scott-High-School-All-State-Chorus Front: Hailee Pauley, Peyton Hassler, Kerry Matthews, Abby Brown, Brianna Adkins. Back: Marsha Raker (Diorector), Kaitlyn Williams, Ethan Curry, Danielle Nelson and Nathan Hager. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Former Marshall coach visits Madison Rotary http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3594315/Former-Marshall-coach-visits-Madison-Rotary Former Marshall University football coach Bobby Pruett recently visited the Madison Rotary Club. He was the guest of Rotarian Mark Linville, left. Pruett, an outstanding motivational speaker, gave an inspiring program on community service. He... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Boone County Community Foundation and Coal River Group provide Water education event for students http://coalvalleynews.com/news/local_features/3594334/Boone-County-Community-Foundation-and-Coal-River-Group-provide-Water-education-event-for-students The day was cold the trip was long but 150 students from Sherman, Ashford Rumble and Nellis elementary schools had a ball attending the Water Education Festival hosted by the Coal River Group. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Happy birthday in Heaven http://coalvalleynews.com/news/local_features/3559572/Happy-birthday-in-Heaven Happy birthday in Heaven to Pauline and Lorzena Kuhn. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST