Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:23:38 EST 1800 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 A Closer Walk http://coalvalleynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/3535077/A-Closer-Walk “I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, A-men: and have the keys of hell and of death” (Revelation 1:18). Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sherman students participate in anti-bullying event http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3559555/Sherman-students-participate-in-anti-bullying-event Julie Browning said after a tragic event involving a Sherman High School student and bullying, she volunteered her two Sherman high school boys Jonathan (11th grade) and Jaxson Browning (9th grade) to participate in an anti-bullying event on April 5,... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Southern now offers an approved apprenticeship for students http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3569998/Southern-now-offers-an-approved-apprenticeship-for-students Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is pleased to announce a new agreement that offers an approved apprenticeship for students. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Preventative Measures’ program coming to schools http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/3561055/Preventative-Measures-program-coming-to-schools The Tri-County Youth Reporting Center, along with the Boone County Stop Watch Coalition has started the implementation of the “Preventative Measures Program” in three local schools. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Boone County ‘GEAR UP’ students recognized during sixth annual Governor’s Honors Symposium http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/3570018/Boone-County-GEAR-UP-students-recognized-during-sixth-annual-Governors-Honors-Symposium CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission recognized the academic achievements of nearly 200 'GEAR UP' students at the sixth annual Governor's Honors Symposium, held April 5 at the Clay Center for the... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community_news/3112921/COMMUNITY-CALENDAR Children's Flag Memorial Day Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Virginia has 19th highest state, local tax burden http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3535044/West-Virginia-has-19th-highest-state-local-tax-burden West Virginia residents shoulder the 19th highest state-local tax burden in the country, according to the Annual State-Local Tax Burdens report released by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST This week in West Virginia history http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3559734/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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Danville native named Miss West Virginia International 2014 http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3240318/Danville-native-named-Miss-West-Virginia-International-2014 Latasha Mitchell was named Miss West Virginia International Saturday night, March 29th at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston, WV. She will compete at the Miss International Pageant on August 1st and 2nd in Jacksonville,... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cadets honored at local Civil Air Patrol Awards Dinner http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3240174/Cadets-honored-at-local-Civil-Air-Patrol-Awards-Dinner Civil Air Patrol Cadet Lt Col Jon Ball's career as a CAP cadet officially came to an end on March 14, 2014, when he turned 21 years old, and, on March 22, 2014, at the local Civil Air Patrol Awards Dinner, Cadet Lt Col Jon Ball received his... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mining operations in Boone, Logan and Lincoln counties earn top environmental awards http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3240363/Mining-operations-in-Boone-Logan-and-Lincoln-counties-earn-top-environmental-awards CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Four mining operations in Boone, Logan and Lincoln counties were honored recently for environmental stewardship during the West Virginia Coal Association's 41st Annual Mining Symposium in... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Officials express concern in changes to Black Lung Clinic program http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3240424/Officials-express-concern-in-changes-to-Black-Lung-Clinic-program CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius regarding a recent change in which the DHHS Administration Black Lung Clinic program now limits awards to... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Virginia Coal Festival announces entertainment lineup for 2014 http://coalvalleynews.com/news/local_features/3240498/West-Virginia-Coal-Festival-announces-entertainment-lineup-for-2014 It's here! The announcement you've wanted to hear since the last West Virginia Coal Festival: The entertainment! For 2014, we've made a few changes and are now offering TWO headline acts every night! Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pro-life forces pray for Tomblin, baby bill http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3240434/Pro-life-forces-pray-for-Tomblin-baby-bill CHARLESTON — In a gathering that had the tome of an old-fashioned camp meeting, about 300 gathered on the statehouse lawn Tuesday evening, April 1, to urge state legislators and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to resusitate the Pain Capable Unborn... Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Travel guide seeks public input about ramp feasts and festivals http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3211614/Travel-guide-seeks-public-input-about-ramp-feasts-and-festivals CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Spring ramp season in West Virginia is on the approach, and developers of the online travel guide West Virginia Explorer are soliciting public input to begin publishing a list of public ramp feeds. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tomblin vetoes 20-week abortion ban bill http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3220530/Tomblin-vetoes-20-week-abortion-ban-bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill that would have banned abortion in West Virginia after 20 weeks. Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A Closer Walk http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/3220463/A-Closer-Walk People think it is wrong to cry out to the Lord in a time of crisis. In the Word of God there is nothing wrong with crying out to the Lord in times of crisis. I myself have done it many times in my life, and if you were truthful you would say the same... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST BACK IN TIME… http://coalvalleynews.com/news/localnews1/3191171/BACK-IN-TIME This is a picture of the former Ellis Department Store on Main Street in downtown Madison taken in 1970. Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Four Rotarians earn ‘Paul Harris Award’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/localnews1/3190984/Four-Rotarians-earn-Paul-Harris-Award This year four Rotarians have earned Paul Harris Awards. This year Mark Linville, Nada Woodie, David Quisenberry, and Nick Smith have donated $1,000 to the Rotary Foundation to be used around the world to do good works. Each member was presented the... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST