Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:27:33 EST 1800 Bank robbery suspects in custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:44:50 EST Election law change to change way precinct summaries distributed MADISON — An election law change will also change the way precinct summaries will be distributed, according to Boone County officials. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:42:04 EST Boone man killed in car crash FOSTER — A man was killed Monday in an automobile accident, according to Boone County 911 dispatchers.The accident happened about 3 p.m. on Foster Hollow Road, also known as the Left Hand Fork of Foster. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:10:03 EST More coal mining layoffs announced ALUM CREEK, W.Va. — After warning in August that hundreds of miners could lose their jobs, Boone County-based Coal River Energy has laid off 130 mine workers, according to a story by the Associated Press (AP). Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:03:04 EST Greenview volunteers pick up trash The residents of Greenview would like to take this opportunity to thank the Greenview volunteers for picking up trash in the community on the A.A.H. statewide clean-up day, Sept. 27, 2014. Anyone that would like to become a member of this volunteer... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:51:06 EST Matheny 2014 Distinguished Alumna The LWV honored Helen Matheny,'01, Director of West Virginia Alzheimer's Outreach and Registry Program Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute at West Virginia University, as this year's “Distinguished Alumna.” A... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:56:03 EST Medicare Part B and prescription drug premiums for West Virginians Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell announced that next year's standard Medicare Part B monthly premium and deductible will remain the same as the last two years. This leaves more of seniors' cost of living adjustment... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:53:06 EST Early voting begins Oct. 22 CHARLESTON — Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant said early voting begins in West Virginia on October 22 and ends November 1. There will be early voting on Saturday, October 25, but there will not on Sunday, October 26. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:51:06 EST Boone County warned about enteroviruses Greg Lay, Director of the Boone County Emergency Management Agency, has posted a warning to parents and guardians of Boone County Children regarding Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) on the agency's web site. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:42:05 EST Cub Scouts award ceremony The Cub Scouts Troop 131 had their first awards ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Bias Branch Community Center. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:41:04 EST AG warns about fraudulent arrest warrant calls CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning citizens about a new telephone scam in which a person receives a call alleging there is a warrant out for his or her arrest, but the charges will be dismissed if the person pays a fine... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:26:06 EST MSAC may hold major swim meet at Rec Center CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK — Swimmers love the Chief Logan Rec Center swimming pool so much that a major sports conference in West Virginia may soon hold a regional meet there. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:09:06 EST 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