Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:35:25 EST 1800 State senate announces ‘SCORE” initiative CHARLESTON – Senate President Jeff Kessler (D-Marshall) is calling on residents and leaders of this great state to envision a revitalized southern West Virginia. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:47:06 EST WVU assistant basketball coach visit Madison Rotary Billy Hahn, who has been assistant coach at West Virginia University since April 7, 2007, was the special guest speaker at the Madison Rotary Club on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Hahn told the Rotarians he was raised on a farm in Mishawaka, Indiana. He... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:37:06 EST Rotary hears about ‘Read Aloud’ program Jennifer Griffith was the guest speaker last week to update the Madison Rotary Club on Read Aloud WV-Boone County. Griffith was there introducing the program to them, asking for volunteers and support as we get started up with Read Aloud here in Boone... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:58:07 EST Annual ‘Pink Out’ raises funds for breast cancer The annual soccer Pink out, which the Scott High School boys' soccer team started four years ago, and the boys sell their “Kicking for a Cure” t-shirts and give part of the proceeds to Boone County's Julia Price Breast Cancer... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:58:03 EST MSHA cites Patriot in Brody Mine deaths (MCT) Federal investigators on Tuesday cited a Patriot Coal subsidiary for serious violations related to the May “outburst” that killed two miners at Patriot's Brody Mine in Boone County, saying company officials did not properly... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:57:04 EST ‘Relay For Life’ of Boone County to meet This year marks the 30th anniversary of “Relay For Life.” Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:52:05 EST Miner injured at Wharton mine site WHARTON - A miner working under ground has been injured at a mine site in Wharton, according to Boone County 911 dispatchers. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:36:05 EST Accident on U.S. 119 A van hit a car at the intersection of U.S. 119 and state Rt. 3, near Foster, at the light on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, around 9:30 a.m. Only minor injuries were reported, but the names of those involved int he accident was not released. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:48:11 EST Colorful drives in every part of West Virginia Say goodbye to summer and say hello to crisp fall days, colorful drives and great events in every corner of West Virginia. There's no shortage of beautiful fall color here. The state is nearly 80 percent forested so you'll find plenty of... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:46:11 EST Gas bills to increase, PSC says The Public Service Commission of West Virginia has adjusted the purchased gas rates for residential customers of gas utility companies across the state. After eight consecutive years of decreasing gas rates, many of the gas utilities will see slight... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 15:02:06 EST Ellis family hosts large reunion Family reunions help preserve loving memories, favorite recipes, stories and, most importantly, relationships that will last for generations. They can provide family members with important religious values, strong and lasting bonds, and a sense of... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:56:04 EST It’s all politics The race is on. Honestly. Well … maybe it isn't ALL honest since it IS politics.. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:42:06 EST Pastor speaks at Madison Rotary Club The Madison Rotary Club welcomed Rick Swearengin, right, the new pastor at Madison United Methodist Church, to their Thursday meeting. He began his ministerial duties here in July, replacing Dr. Frank “Tex” Frye who retired after 11 years... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:40:02 EST Premier Bank team raises $6,430 for local cancer foundation$6430-for-local-cancer-foundation Every Premier Bank customer knows that Madison's Premier employees make a great banking team, but what you might not know is when it comes to fundraising for a worthy cause the Premier team is second to none in their dedication and drive to be... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:39:03 EST Miners to be honored at J-J Dinner CHARLESTON – West Virginia's coal miners will be honored during the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, scheduled at the Charleston Civic Center on Saturday, October 11, according to an announcement from the state Democrat... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:35:09 EST Jaycees ‘Haunted Trail’ explores your worst fears JULIAN – What's your biggest fear? This year the Madison-Danville Jaycees are asking that question with their phobia-themed Haunted Trail. The trail will be composed of several different stages that emphasize some of the most common fears. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:33:07 EST Study finds EPA rules will hurt senior citizens (MCT) WASHINGTON — Higher electric rates and energy prices brought on by new Environmental Protection Agency regulations are disproportionately impacting senior citizens across America, a Virginia lawmaker said Thursday. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:30:03 EST State BOE approves dual credits policies CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) on Wednesday approved 32 county dual credit policies allowing students to earn college credits while still in high school. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:29:05 EST Manchin urges student to apply for service academy U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) strongly encouraged West Virginia students who are interested in military service to apply for a nomination to one of the United States Service Academies, which include the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs,... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 12:29:02 EST Spreading the word during ‘Fire Prevention Week’ The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office is urging West Virginian's to test their smoke alarms during Fire Prevention Week recognized Oct. 5-11. The Fire Marshal's office wants everyone to know that working smoke alarms can make... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:26:03 EST