Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:06:20 EST 1800 The power of local Wondering whether Whitesville is excited about being selected as the latest Turn The Town Around community? Just drive up the main street. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:50:32 EST Church Briefs The Williamson's will be singing at the Gordon Union Church on Saturday, November 1st at 6:00pm. Pastor Matthew Johner invites everyone to attend.Lory Baptist Church Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:20:32 EST At the Capitol last week Work on legislation to repeal the 2009 Alternative Energy Portfolio Act dominated the first full week of the 2015 regular session of the Legislature, with the Senate and House of Delegates each passing versions of the repeal bill. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:45:31 EST Legislature is now underway The first session of the 82nd Legislature is now underway and I am both humbled and honored to be representing the 7th senatorial district once again. This year marks a change in the legislature as the majorities have shifted in the Senate and the... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:40:32 EST Time to begin the hard work Greetings! I am quite pleased and honored to once again represent the wonderful citizens of the 22nd District. The Legislative Session has just recently begun and I am once again hard at work doing my best to represent your interests to the state of... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:40:31 EST Small game opportunities still abound Winter is full on and the weather isn't always cooperative, or conducive to outside sports, but there are still plenty of hunting opportunities around the mountain state to get you outdoors. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:30:31 EST New DNR director visits Rotary Bob Fala, center, the new West Virginia Department of Natural Resources director, dropped by the Madison Rotary Club last Thursday. He was accompanied by DNR Commissioner Kenneth Wilson, left. The two were the guests of Rotarian Dr. T. R. Barker,... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:25:32 EST High school basketball round-ups Eric May and Anthony Sigmon dropped in 21 points apiece to lead the visiting Skyhawks (7-4), who rallied from a 36-33 halftime deficit last week on Jan. 19, 2015.Logan Webb scored 14 points and Patrick Underwood 10 for Scott. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:25:31 EST Delegate Nelson calls for donations of farm equipment CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Delegate Joshua Nelson (R-Boone) has asked for donations of farm equipment to the Veterans and Warriors Agriculture program. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:15:33 EST Civil Air Patrol’s Boone Composite Squadron news Civil Air Patrol's Boone Composite Squadron teamed up with the Charleston Cadet Squadron to conduct a CPR/First Aid class on Jan. 17, 2015 at the WV Wing Civil Air Patrol headquarters in Charleston. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:15:31 EST Madison Middle student wins county spelling bee FOSTER – Madison Middle School's Jordan Kish said he was a little worried about his chances during Boone County Schools' annual oral spelling bee competition when he almost misspelled his own last name. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:20:32 EST Van High student allegedly threatens to kill several students VAN — A Van High School student allegedly threated to kill several students and is now facing criminal charges, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:10:31 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR AG mobile office hours in Boone County Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:25:33 EST Artist working with Boone students prepares for Clay Center opening CHARLESTON — As artist Mark Licari put the finishing touches on a mural at the Clay Center last week, the Coal Valley News was also able to get a sneak peek of an exhibit of his works, which opens to the public on Friday, Jan. 23,... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:00:32 EST Changes coming in the outdoor world Wow, we are already halfway through a new month in a new year and things are changing all around. It seems like the weather changes from shorts and t-shirt weather to parkas and snow boots almost on a daily basis. It is no different in the outdoor... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:15:31 EST Deputies make several arrests OTTAWA — A Quiland man has been charged with first-degree robbery for an alleged crime that occurred last month, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:15:37 EST VFW announces contest winners Daniel Boone VFW 5578 announcing the Voice of Democracy winners and Patriots Pen. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:25:31 EST Top 10 consumer complaints What do you think were the “Top 10” consumer complaints to the West Virginia Attorney General's office? Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:15:36 EST State Budget: More cuts, rainy day funds CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Revenue Secretary Bob Kiss said the state budget that begins July 1 is projected to have a $195 million gap. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:15:35 EST Unfunded fire and police pensions near $1 billion$1-billion CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Unfunded municipal pension liabilities are near $1 billion and West Virginia cities are struggling because of the debt, according to Blair Taylor, executive director of the West Virginia Municipal Pensions Oversight... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:15:35 EST