Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:22:16 EST 1800 Treasurer’s office visits Rotary http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/150642029/Treasurers-office-visits-Rotary The West Virginia State Treasurer's Office was represented at the Madison Rotary Club when Administrative Assistant Barbara Harmon and Deputy Treasurer John Fisher recently visited the club. They were the guests of Rotarian Chip Shaffer, left. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:02:03 EST Boone to become 24th ‘Read Aloud’ county http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/150514966/Boone-to-become-24th-Read-Aloud-county Mary Kay Bond, the state director of Read Alound, presented to several coordinators and volunteers who gathered at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville for training. This was coordinated by Jennifer Griffith. Studies show how critical it is to be able... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:01:25 EST Book author coming to Madison library http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/150624469/Book-author-coming-to-Madison-library MADISON — During “Down Home Christmas” book author Brandon Kirk is coming to have an author table at the Boone Madison Public Library. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:01:24 EST Lincoln drug dealer sentenced in federal court http://coalvalleynews.com/news/blotter/150611923/Lincoln-drug-dealer-sentenced-in-federal-court CHARLESTON — Last week, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Christopher D. Norman, 34, of Ranger in Lincoln County, was sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison for his involvement in the distribution of... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:58:04 EST State education department offers alert services http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/150612354/State-education-department-offers-alert-services CHARLESTON — As snow begins covering the ground, the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) reminds parents, students and educators to use the WVDE's school closing notification system. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:57:05 EST Career Center students honored http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/150612028/Career-Center-students-honored The Boone Career & Technical Center director Jeff Nelson announced and congratulated the recipients of the “Studen of the First Nine Weeks” award. This program recognizes outstanding students from each area who most exemplify achievement... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:55:06 EST AG warns citizens regarding phone calls http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150514930/AG-warns-citizens-regarding-phone-calls CHARLESTON—Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned citizens to think twice before answering or returning phone calls from foreign or unknown locations. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:09:05 EST Commission approves personnel moves http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150615415/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... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:08:08 EST Auditor: Hatfield McCoy authority skirts state law http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150625613/Auditor:-Hatfield-McCoy-authority-skirts-state-law CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Hatfield McCoy Recreation Authority isn't following state purchasing, ethics and employee bonus laws, according to a report from the state legislative auditor. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:58:05 EST Good news for SCORE http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top-news/150559938/Good-news-for-SCORE CHARLESTON — Democratic Senate President Jeff Kessler says an initiative to revitalize the struggling southern coalfields will continue. This follows the announcement on Wednesday that Democratic Sen. Mike Green had said the initiative was on... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:03:12 EST New insurance enrollment period opens in W.Va. http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150559924/New-insurance-enrollment-period-opens-in-W.Va. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Mina Schultz says she's living proof that young adults need to think about getting health insurance. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:59:01 EST War veteran visits Madison Rotary Club http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/150543728/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’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/150544151/S.T.A.G.E.-presents-Disneys-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 http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/150543887/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 State Fire Marshal visits Madison Rotary http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/150365487/State-Fire-Marshal-visits-Madison-Rotary State Fire Marshall Tony Carrico was the guest last week of the Madison Rotary Club. He explained the functions of the State Fire Marshall's office and the various divisions within that office that he is responsible for overseeing... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:05:07 EST Sherman Jr. High to participate in “Soar & Explore” http://coalvalleynews.com/news/health/150447558/Sherman-Jr.-High-to-participate-in-Soar--Explore Students and parents Sherman Junior High are invited to free health fairs through a partnership between the Clay Center's “Explore & Soar” afterschool program and the University of Charleston's nursing program. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:03:05 EST BCTC students visit nursing home http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/150430553/BCTC-students-visit-nursing-home The Boone Career and Technical Center Health Care students visited Genesis Health Care Nursing Home Facility at Lick Creek on Halloween. Students brought gifts, sang with the residents, and visited for over an hour. A great time was had by all and may... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:02:10 EST Area high school students can get jump start on taking college classes at WVSU http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/150465388/Area-high-school-students-can-get-jump-start-on-taking-college-classes-at-WVSU INSTITUTE – Representatives of Boone and Kanawha County Schools signed a memorandum of understanding today with West Virginia State University (WVSU) allowing high school students in those counties to get a jump start on their college... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:02:05 EST Madison proclaims ‘Christian Heritage Week’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150352623/Madison-proclaims-Christian-Heritage-Week Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has proclaimed Christian Heritage Week during the week of November 23-29, 2014, in the state of West Virginia. This is the 23rd consecutive year of Christian Heritage Week proclaimed in the state. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:56:04 EST Public hearings scheduled for electric rate increases http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150375408/Public-hearings-scheduled-for-electric-rate-increases The Public Service Commission has scheduled ten public comment hearings in the pending Appalachian Power Company and Wheeling Power Company, together American Electric Power (AEP) Rate Case. Wed, 5 Nov 2014 11:04:04 EST