Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 24 May 2015 08:41:05 EST 1800 Deputies shut down alleged drug house in Bloomingrose BLOMMINGROSE — Three people were arrested Wednesday night, May 20, in the Toney's Branch area of Bloomingrose on illegal drug charges. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:30:31 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR Foster crime watch meetingFoster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:15:37 EST Carnival coming to celebrate Whitesville’s 80th anniversary WHITESVILLE – On June 2-6, the Whitesville Big Coal River Carnival will help to celebrate the town's 80th anniversary. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:25:35 EST Veterans in the news MADISON — Our veterans are in the news. Some of it is good news and some of it is tragic and sad news. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:25:33 EST Scott student 2014 disability history contest winner The Disability History Essay Contest committee is proud to announce the District 1 First Place Winner of the 2014 Disability History Essay Contest in West Virginia. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:25:31 EST West Virginia third highest in percent of kids in residential group care CHARLESTON — On any given night, about 57,000 children under the care of our nation's child welfare systems are going to bed without the care and comfort of a family, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:20:41 EST Boone part of president’s disaster declaration for West Virginia WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in... Tue, 19 May 2015 12:20:31 EST Sylvester business exhibiting at mining expo in Canada CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Development Office and eight West Virginia businesses, including a Boone County business from Sylvester, are jointly exhibiting at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Expo,... Tue, 19 May 2015 12:15:36 EST W.Va. justices: Pharmacies, doctors can by sued by addicts CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Pharmacies and doctors who negligently prescribed pain medication can be sued for enabling people's addictions, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:20:36 EST Boone honors day of prayer MADISON — More than 100 people gathered at the Boone County Courthouse last week in observance of the 64th annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7. Mon, 18 May 2015 12:20:35 EST CEOS week proclaimed in Boone County MADISON — The Boone County Commission proclaimed the week of May 17-23, Community Educational Outreach Educational Service (CEOS) week in Boone County in recognition of the outstanding service provided by the Racine CEOS Club. Mon, 18 May 2015 12:20:32 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR Foster crime watch meetingFoster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting.Library board meeting Tue, 12 May 2015 10:55:33 EST Sherman student wins scholarship Emily Cochran, a junior at Sherman High School, has been named a Davis Scholar by the United World College in New Mexico. Emily completed a rigorous application process that included an essay, phone interview, and onsite visit. Tue, 12 May 2015 11:00:37 EST Rotary hears about family, health programs MADISON — David Roberts with the WVU Extension Service visited the Madison Rotary Club to speak about its “Family and Health” programs. Tue, 12 May 2015 11:00:36 EST Companies ask Boone judge to keep suit’s pill records sealed CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Eleven pharmaceutical drug distributors have asked a judge to deny the state's request to unseal a court filing containing information about their shipments to West Virginia pharmacies. Tue, 12 May 2015 11:00:35 EST Local home schoolers jump for cause On March 27, 2015, students with the Boone County Homeschool Association jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. Tue, 12 May 2015 11:00:31 EST ‘Beds For Babies’ crib drive underway The Metro Valley Gabriel Project is sponsoring a “Beds for Babies” crib drive throughout the month of May to help needy families in Boone County and the surrounding area. Tue, 12 May 2015 10:55:35 EST AG goes to Washington WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned members of a U.S. Senate Energy and Public Works subcommittee that a proposed plan to impose drastic emissions regulations on coal-fired power plants would create significant... Tue, 12 May 2015 10:55:32 EST AEP to use helicopters to maintain some power line right-of-ways CHARLESTON — Beginning on or about June 1, Appalachian Power, a unit of American Electric Power, will maintain the rights of way for some power lines in West Virginia by applying herbicides by helicopter. Tue, 12 May 2015 10:55:31 EST CVN now features AccuWeather graphic Because weather is such an important part of our daily lives, the Coal Valley News has improved its weather graphic feature by adding AccuWeather's weekly graphic. Tue, 12 May 2015 10:50:33 EST