Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:50:22 EST 1800 Patriot Coal issues potential layoffs notices to Boone County miners Patriot Coal Corporation has issued WARN Act notices at its Wells mining complex located near Wharton, and also at its Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, according to a news release issued by the company. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A Closer Walk The song “Gone” tells us about the resurrection of Jesus Christ. I believe we should sing songs that are true to the word of God. To many people sing songs that are not Scripture at all. But this one I believe is back up by... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST For such a time as this As human beings, we will all experience suffering during our lifetime. The sinner suffers because of sin in general and because of his own personal sin. The effects of sin's sufferings on his life lead only to a bitter end. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Visit state parks, forests every chance you get Spring brings warmer temperatures, fragrant blossoms, the melody of chirping birds and new opportunities for adventure. It is also the time when many of us begin planning our spring and summer getaways-a memorable family vacation, a relaxing getaway... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New Boone County principals graduates from ‘Leadership Academy’ One new principal and three new assistant principals in Boone County recently graduated from the leadership academy. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST CSX responds to federal train death lawsuit (MCT) CSX has filed a response to a federal lawsuit, denying it is responsible for a 16-year-old who was struck and killed by a train while walking home from school.The company asks the court to dismiss the lawsuit. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Feds to remove W.Va. chemical spill evidence CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In two weeks, federal investigators will start carving up chemical tanks for evidence in a spill that tainted 300,000 West Virginians' water supply. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Spruce River clean-up a success The citizens of Spruce River area would like to take this opportunity to thank all the volunteers who participated in the Spring Spruce River clean-up on Saturday, April 12, 2014. We want to give a special thank you to the Boone County Maintenance... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Federal investigation of Arch Coal confirmed A federal investigation of an Arch Coal subsidiary has been confirmed by a corporate spokesman in the midst of rumors and speculation that are quickly spreading throughout the Tug Valley as to what the investigation includes and who it may... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST BSCTC student is a refreshing step back in time PAINTSVILLE, Ky. – Jared Goforth is a lot of things, but he's most proud of being a refreshing step back in time. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wild turkeys make comeback in W.Va. CHARLESTON (AP) — As West Virginia transitions from winter to spring, an odd sound begins to echo through the woods. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST KY boys, WV girls win in all-star event RED JACKET – The fans that turned out for the 2nd Annual Consol Energy WV-KY Senior All-Star game got their money's worth on Saturday at Mingo Central High School. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Schools across Boone County get snapshot of student growth CHARLESTON – Boone County schools and students are learning the ABCs of the state's new accountability system as student performance results were unveiled. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST In memory of Vincent Keith Lodato Words cannot adequately express our sincere appreciation to the outpouring of support during the loss of our son, Vincent Keith Lodato. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Standing Up for Coal Miners My Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in the House of Representatives, on which I serve as the top Democrat, recently voted to advance legislation that puts an end to the EPA's practice of retroactively revoking coal permits, like it... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST State Board of Coal Mine Health & Safety approves rule on proximity detection systems CHARLESTON – A first of its kind safety regulation was approved by the West Virginia Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety last week. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Brush fires result of arson, officials report Division of Forestry in Boone County confirms they were on scene of a brush fire in Bandytown last week. This is the same area where fire officials say a brush fire broke out the week before. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cold January boosted capacity factor of retiring coal plants Even with their retirement looming, a cold January — particularly across the coal-heavy Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions — prompted an increased reliance on units slated to retire by the end of 2015, according to an analysis by... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Yawkey man rams house with SUV CHARLESTON – A Yawkey man was arrested after police said he rammed a Charleston house with an SUV and then set fire to the vehicle after a fight with the people inside the home. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST All Cardinal Conference basketball team All-Conference BoysFirst TeamJosh Butcher, Kenny Pumley - ChapmanvilleMatt Justice, Noah Toops, Tommy Parrish – Herbert HooverAlex Lee - Mingo Central Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST