Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:10:37 EST 1800 Several reasons for school system’s reduction in force, official says MADISON — Most in the Boone County education community already know the news. Cuts are being made by Boone County Schools and personnel reductions in force (RIF) are going to be made for the 2015-2016 school year. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:05:31 EST Boone’s Civil Air Patrol honors cadets Boone Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol's Cadet of the Year for 2014 has been selected. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:05:32 EST Sherman loses in sectionals NAUGATUCK – The Tug Valley High School basketball team began the road to the state tournament on Tuesday night with a 75-48 Class A sectional tourney victory over Sherman in a game played at the Panthers' home gym. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:50:33 EST Weather continues to pummel Boone County If the flooding wasn't bad enough, Boone County was hit with several inches of snow overnight Wednesday into today.Due to the extreme weather conditions, all schools are closed in Boone County as well as several businesses. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:15:31 EST PHOTO GALLERY: Flooding reported across Boone County VAN — David and Frances Nipper of Van have a beautiful statue of Jesus praying in their yard near the Little Coal River. The statue represents a tribute to their Christian beliefs and faith in their Lord and Savior Jesus... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:20:33 EST Board of Education talks Title I FOSTER — Undermining success. This was the statement made by many of those speaking to the Boone County Board of Education regarding to projected elimination of the Title I reading program at Ashford-Rumble Elementary School next... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 19:05:32 EST Governor declares state of emergency CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today (Wednesday, March 4) declared a statewide State of Emergency, mobilizing state resources to combat severe weather conditions and ensure the safety of residents across the state. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 18:10:32 EST Boil water advisory lifted West Virginia American Water has lifted a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 1,000 customers in the southeast area of Boone County. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:10:34 EST Boone County ASA Softball is closing in the deadline for sign ups Boone County ASA Softball is closing in the deadline for sign ups.The last date to submit paperwork is Friday, March 6th. There are several ways to submit the forms. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:35:32 EST Sherman rolls past Van SETH — Tyler Stewart poured in 24 points as the Sherman Tide rolled past visiting Van Bulldogs in the Class A Region 3 Section 1 tournament Saturday night, 79-63, in a packed house between Boone County rivals at Sherman High... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:20:33 EST Historic session continues We are passed the halfway mark and will soon be facing a number of deadlines. The last day to introduce a new bill is February 23rd and then Senate crossover day is March 4th. Crossover Day is when we no longer look at House Bills but just the Bills... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:15:31 EST LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor,The underrepresented students of Boone County deserve the opportunity to pursue higher education. The Health Sciences and Technology Academy is a program to help students do just that. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:10:32 EST SWVCTC president announces retirement MOUNT GAY — At the Feb. 26, 2015 regular meeting of the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical Board of Governors, President, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin announced her retirement effective June 30, 2015. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:05:32 EST Judge says state agencies can sue drug companies MADISON – A Boone County judge has rejected a request by a dozen drug companies to dismiss a case against them filed by the state Attorney General's office. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:05:31 EST W.Va. news in brief Tomblin vetoes 2 bills over technical issuesCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed two bills over technical issues. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:00:37 EST Mine manager hit with second sexual harassment suit MADISON – A second lawsuit has been filed after another woman claims she was sexually harassed by the manager of Raven Crest Mine. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:00:34 EST HUD awards funds to Housing Authority of Boone County The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $8 million to public housing authorities in West Virginia, including $92, 825 to the Housing Authority of Boone County. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:00:32 EST Busiest time for legislative session begins This legislative session has begun to enter into the busiest section of the year. The House has consistently had evening sessions in order to ensure that the maximum amount of legislation can meet the floor. Regardless of the merits of each piece of... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:10:31 EST Two sentenced in Boone circuit court MADISON — Tequila Desaree Hayes, 23, of Charleston, pleaded guilty in Boone County Magistrate Court to solicitation of prostitution, according to Boone County court records. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:30:31 EST Water service restored, company says After several days without water service in many parts of Boone County, West Virginia American Water is reporting that service has been restored to most areas of the county. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:55:31 EST