Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:54:51 EST 1800 COMMUNITY CALENDAR http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community-news/152404036/COMMUNITY-CALENDAR Boone County Commission meetingThere is a regular session Boone County Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2015, starting at 5 p.m. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:55:32 EST BCS releases updated school calendar http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152530853/BCS-releases-updated-school-calendar MADISON — Spring break for students in Boone County public schools will be shortened to only two days, according to school officials. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:30:32 EST Road causes issues for drivers http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152407800/Road-causes-issues-for-drivers HEWETT CREEK — After a harsh winter, Hewett Creek Road in Boone County is in terrible condition. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:38 EST Senator gives Rotary legislative session update http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/152490878/Senator-gives-Rotary-legislative-session-update State Senator Ron Stollings (D-Boone) gave an interesting and informative program at the Madison Rotary Club last Thursday. He spoke to fellow Rotarians about the happenings during the recently concluded 2015 Legislative session. He explained various... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:33 EST Madison Middle School students see writing come to life in Clay Center afterschool program http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/152478667/Madison-Middle-School-students-see-writing-come-to-life-in-Clay-Center-afterschool-program CHARLESTON – See one-act plays written by local students and performed by professional actors in “Voices of the Mountain” on Wednesday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Clay Center's Walker Theater. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:30:31 EST Former nurse guilty of stealing hydrocodone http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152474851/Former-nurse-guilty-of-stealing-hydrocodone United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Betty Jo Tudor, 35, of Alkol, West Virginia, pleaded guilty in federal court in Charleston to obtaining hydrocodone by fraud. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:55:33 EST Coalfield Idol opens registration http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152409212/Coalfield-Idol-opens-registration Tryouts for the 2015 Coalfield Idol vocal competition will be held April 17, at the Madison Civic Center with registration for the event beginning at 4 p.m.. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:50:36 EST Danville student awarded scholarship to Aviation Challenge http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/152478038/Danville-student-awarded-scholarship-to-Aviation-Challenge HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Brooke M. Burns, of Danville, who is an eighth grade student at Madison Middle School, has been awarded a full scholarship to attend Aviation Challenge in Huntsville, Ala. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:50:35 EST Local students learn about citizenship http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/152474629/Local-students-learn-about-citizenship CHARLESTON — Thirteen Boone County students moved from the classroom to the Capitol for a close look at the inner workings of state government as part of the Youth Leadership Association's 8th Grade Youth & Government Seminars March 2-4 in... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:50:34 EST Boone receives grant for records preservation http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152478336/Boone-receives-grant-for-records-preservation CHARLESTON — The Records Management and Preservation Board has awarded a grant of $10,000 to the Boone County Commission and the Boone County Clerk to preserve the county records. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:45:31 EST W.Va. board OKs waivers for school days lost due to weather http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152350105/W.Va.-board-OKs-waivers-for-school-days-lost-due-to-weather CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Board of Education has approved a waiver process aimed at giving county school systems flexibility in making up instructional days cancelled because of weather. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:00:33 EST “Paint the School Blue Day” at Sherman Junior and Senior High School http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152346982/Paint-the-School-Blue-Day-at-Sherman-Junior-and-Senior-High-School On Wednesday, March 11, Sherman Junior and Senior High Schools had a “Paint the School Blue Day” ceremony honoring all law enforcement officers from in and around the community of Seth. It also honored all officers who live in or near the... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:00:32 EST Boone County Schools 2015 ‘Math Field Day’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/152346781/Boone-County-Schools-2015-Math-Field-Day The top three students in grades 4-9 will receive trophies and the top ten students in grades 10-12 will receive trophies. These students will represent Boone County at the Regional Math Field Day.GRADE 4 Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:55:32 EST Boone Career and Technical Center awards http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/152352764/Boone-Career-and-Technical-Center-awards The Boone Career & Technical Center Director, Jeff Nelson, would like to announce and congratulate the recipients of the Student of the Second Nine Weeks Award. This program recognizes outstanding Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:50:40 EST Two sentenced on federal drug charges http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152296943/Two-sentenced-on-federal-drug-charges CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Chris Curry, 37, of Nellis, Boone County, West Virginia, was sentenced to six months in federal prison and three years' supervised release, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced last week. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:50:39 EST Alpha official visits Madison Rotary Club http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/152244641/Alpha-official-visits-Madison-Rotary-Club Kyle Estep, right, logistics coordinator at Alpha Natural Resources' Running Right Way Leadership Academy at Alpha's headquarters located at Julian, was the guest of the Madison Rotary Club on February 26. He was introduced by Rotarian... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:25:35 EST Kitten season beginning http://coalvalleynews.com/news/community-news/152217495/Kitten-season-beginning Kitten season is just around the corner with the arrival of spring. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:25:34 EST Spring forest fire season begins http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top-news/152115268/Spring-forest-fire-season-begins CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents that the state's spring forest fire season starts March 1, 2015, and runs through May 31, 2015. During these three months,... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:20:33 EST Holden 22 disaster 55th anniversary http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152249108/Holden-22-disaster-55th-anniversary The month of March has historically not been kind to the people of Logan County. From terrible flooding that devastated certain areas in 2012, to the most recent snow storms and more flooding which closed schools, the county courthouse, and many... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:25:31 EST Boone’s Civil Air Patrol honors cadets http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152216407/Boones-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