NEWS


2:00 pm |    
Mountain Splender
12:26 pm |    
Madison hires new officer
2:00 pm |    
BOE holds banquet
BCS Class of 2017 graduates

BCS Class of 2017 graduates

BOONE COUNTY, W.Va – The Class of 2017 has officially graduated, received their diplomas and they are ready to start the next chapter of their l...

May 31st, 2017 |  


DHHR announces new WIC income guidelines

Press ReleaseCHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Office of Nutrition Services today announced new U....

May 26th, 2017 |  


EMS: The Unsung Heroes

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Appreciation week is Sunday, May 21 – Saturday, May 27.The 2017 EMS week theme is “EMS Strong: Always in ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Little Coal Poker Float set for Saturday

Little Coal Poker Float set for Saturday

MADISON – The Little Coal River Branch of the Coal River Group will be holding a family friendly fund raising event on Saturday to promote touri...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Four graduate drug court

Four graduate drug court

MADISON – There were several friends and family members present on Thursday, May 18 to help celebrate four individuals who graduated the Twenty-...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


3:30 pm |    
Big 12 football coaches
MMS Baseball Team

MMS Baseball Team

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April 26th, 2017 |  


Lady Cats overwhelm Scott, 9-1

Lady Cats overwhelm Scott, 9-1

LOGAN, W.Va. — The Logan High School softball team probably didn’t play its best ball on Wednesday night at home against Scott.But after e...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Documentary “A Record of Regret” The Danny Heater Story

Documentary “A Record of Regret” The Danny Heater Story

A West Virginian owns a world record in basketball, and the last thing he wants to do is talk about it.If you haven’t watched the documentary on...

April 10th, 2017 |  


WVDNR hosts 12th-annual Archery in the Schools State Tournament

WVDNR hosts 12th-annual Archery in the Schools State Tournament

On Saturday, March 25 hundreds of archers converged on the Charleston Civic Center.These archers have practiced for months and competed in numerous to...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


County girls named all-conference in cheerleading

County girls named all-conference in cheerleading

Six Logan County girls have been named to the All-Cardinal Conference cheerleading squad.Chapmanville Regional High School’s Alicia Walker was o...

March 29th, 2017 |  


2017 Tide baseball in full swing

2017 Tide baseball in full swing

SETH – The Sherman Tide baseball team is in full swing for the 2017 baseball season.Head Coach Jeremiah Pettry said, “We have won three co...

March 27th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


3:00 pm |    
This Week In WV History
Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

By Janet CrowGuest ColumnistThis is a recipe I came up with a few months ago and it has quickly become a family favorite. I couldn’t decide if I...

June 11th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Spider surprise

Friday, June 2 I woke up like any other day for work. You know the type of morning I am talking about.It’s Friday so you hit the snooze button a...

June 7th, 2017 |  


This Week in W.Va. History

This Week in W.Va. History

Charleston WV (June 2017) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia E...

June 4th, 2017 |  


Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

A few weeks ago we loaded up the camper and took off to one of our favorite campgrounds here in West Virginia. All my meals were planned around grilli...

June 4th, 2017 |  


Simply Wrote…Class of 2017

This past weekend I attended all three Boone County high school graduations.With these three commencement ceremonies I became overwhelmed with many em...

May 31st, 2017 |  


OPINION


9:00 am |    
The love of bread
9:00 am |    
Brown paper and vinegar
9:00 am |    
I saw Tim Tebow!
He amazes me

He amazes me

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI met Jesus on a brown couch in Jerry Bottom on August 20, 1971. (That’s Huddy, KY.) My sister was sitting right besi...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Dealing with change

Dealing with change

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistMy hairdryer broke last week. And right in the middle of my morning assembly/preparation! I clicked the buttons several tim...

May 21st, 2017 |  


A girl changing the world

A girl changing the world

By Dawn Reed Guest Columnist I had lunch with the neatest young lady last week. She is setting out on an adventure and I couldn’t wait to hear...

May 14th, 2017 updated: May 14th, 2017. |  


An alarming morning

An alarming morning

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistThe first thing you should know is that it wasn’t my fault. Really, it wasn’t.Since my total hip replacement si...

April 30th, 2017 updated: April 30th, 2017. |  


Not the holiday I had expected

Not the holiday I had expected

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistA few days before Easter, I was talking to a five-year old as he was having his teeth cleaned. “Do you know who is co...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Madison PD distracted driving patrols

Madison PD distracted driving patrols

On Thursday, April 13 I had the opportunity to go on my first police ride-along.Captain J.T. Adams of the Madison Police Department allowed me to go o...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


10:55 am
Updated: 9:05 am. |    
Veteran speaks to Madison Rotary Club
Safety at West Virginia coal mines remains a persistent problem

Safety at West Virginia coal mines remains a persistent problem

On March 8 of this year, John Michael Garloch started his Sunday night shift at the McElroy mine in Marshall County, West Virginia like any other. Gar...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Medical student visits Rotary

Medical student visits Rotary

West Virginia University third year medical student Sarah Lively, left, presented to the the Madison Rotary Club. Her topic was the Rural Tract Clinic...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Companies in bankruptcy hold most top-producing Central Appalachia coal mines

Even some of the top-producing mines in Central Appalachia are producing less coal as producers with a large footprint in the region find it increasin...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Hospital official visits Rotary

Hospital official visits Rotary

Karlie Belle Price, right, Public Relations and Marketing director for Boone Memorial Hospital, was the guest of the Madison Rotary Club on Thursday, ...

September 15th, 2015 |  


UMWA reaches agreements in principal with Blackhawk and VCLF in Patriot Coal bankruptcy

UMWA reaches agreements in principal with Blackhawk and VCLF in Patriot Coal bankruptcy

“We have reached prospective collective bargaining agreements in principal with both Blackhawk Mining and the Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund ...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA