Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:39:30 EST 1800 Mother arrest for growing pot, letting child use it MADISON — A Madison mother has been charged with growing marijuana plants and also allowing her juvenile son to use the illegal drug, according to the West Virginia State Police. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:49:09 EST Women charged with attempted murder MADISON —Two woman have now been charged with attempted murder for purposely overdosing on controlled medications an elderly family member under their care, according to a criminal complaint filed at the Boone County Courthosue. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:27:09 EST Alleged mine thief leads police on chase through two counties A man is facing several charges after allegedly stealing diesel fuel from a mine site and then leading police on a high speed chase through Boone and Kanawha counties. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:46:05 EST Commission issues proclamations MADISON — Breast cancer awareness and retired school employees were recognized by the Boone County Commission issuing proclamations during the last regular session meeting. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:44:07 EST AG warns of telephone scams CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia consumers in the southern coalfields about phone calls they may be receiving from telemarketers who appear to be calling from the consumer's home number. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:38:02 EST Sherman falls to undefeated Valley SETH — It was a near-miss Friday evening as the Sherman Tide nearly came off with a win over visiting Valley (Fayette). In the end, the Tide fell just short, 32-28, over the undefeated Greyhounds in a Class A match-up at Seth. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:40:08 EST Scott rolls to 3-0 with win over CRHS MADISON — The annual Corridor G football rivalry game between Scott and Chapmanville Regional High School ended with a thud, Friday, as the Skyhawks dominated their nearby Class AA opponents. When all was said and done, Scott had a 39-14 victory... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:40:06 EST Bulldogs fall to Tug Valley, 28-0 NAUGATUCK – The Van Bulldogs remained winless on the young season Friday evening as they lost to host Tug Valley, 28-0, at Naugatuck.The win left Van struggling at 0-3 while the Panthers are now 2-1. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:39:11 EST Small game hunting and trapping open in W.Va. SOUTH CHARLESTON – The statewide squirrel season opened Saturday, Sept. 13. “Squirrel season is the first of numerous small game seasons and is very popular with many West Virginia sportsmen,” said Curtis I. Taylor, Chief of the... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:36:07 EST Archery for deer maintains its big gun status Archery deer hunting is the unquestionable “big gun” of the southwestern West Virginia coalfields. It started out as a matter of necessity, but has evolved more into one of choice. Reason being, the four counties of Logan, Mingo, Wyoming... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:34:16 EST Ron’s Ramblings In what had to be a major boost for the playoff hopes of Scott High School, the Skyhawks made relatively easy work of Corridor G rival Chapmanville Regional the past Friday at Madison. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:33:14 EST LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Cowardly politicians in hidingDear Editor: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:32:05 EST The cost of liberty How many of you remember where you were on that tragic day when our twin towers fell? I remember it like yesterday. I was a young man in high school who had just gotten into my English class and our teacher had turned on the news. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:30:04 EST Rail issues affecting coal deliveries For the second consecutive quarter, Powder River Basin coal to the upper Midwest tumbled due to unreliable rail service, reviving questions about competition in the rail industry, according to a report from SNL Energy. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:29:17 EST Van High School Class of 1970 reunion The class of 1970 recently got together to celebrate 44 years and form a committee for the 50th class reunion coming up. Drema Harvey hosted the event, along with Carolyn Moore, Barbara Harvey and Roger Ritchie. Classs officer Vice President Paul... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:26:12 EST Lawmakers draw small crowd LOGAN — Legislators outnumbered constituents Monday evening as a state House of Delegates “listening tour” continued its trek across West Virginia at the Special Occasions Event Center on Yuma Road. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:06:07 EST Lincoln grandfather, grandson sent to prison CHARLESTON — United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced last week that Wallace Adkins, 82, and his grandson, Timothy Harvey, 30, were sentenced to federal prison terms for their roles in the distribution of oxycodone in Lincoln... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:05:06 EST 5th generation still making apple butter Loretta Slena Kinder, 84, of Ridgeview, has been making Apple butter since she was 17 years old. Kinder and her late husband Owen Lester Kinder have been teaching her children and grandchildren for 67 years. They started their family in 1948 with the... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:03 EST Former first lady had class Shelley Riley Moore was a kind, gentle and proper West Virginia first lady. In so many ways, she complemented her flamboyant husband and governor, Arch A. Moore Jr. Shelley Moore quietly passed away last week at age 88. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:31:15 EST Seniors rally prompts pledges from lawmakers By Lydia NuzumThe Charleston Gazette Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:38:09 EST