Coal Valley News- RSS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/ http://coalvalleynews.com/ Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:20:40 EST 1800 Planning commission members sworn in http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150361961/Planning-commission-members-sworn-in MADISON — Several people were appointed and sworn in as members of the Boone County Planning Commission during the Boone County Commission's Oct. 28, 2014, regular session meeting. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:58:10 EST Logan couple arrested for assault, robbery http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/150357061/Logan-couple-arrested-for-assault-robbery SOUTH CHARLESTON — Katie Copley, 26, and Tyler Sipple, 21, both of Stollings, were arrested Tuesday night, Oct. 28, 2014, after an alleged crime spree in South Charleston. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:36:05 EST Ridgeview pastor charged with sexually abusing young boy http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/150345930/Ridgeview-pastor-charged-with-sexually-abusing-young-boy CHARLESTON — A Ridgeview pastor has been arrest and accused of sexually abusing a young boy.James Robert Smith, 23, also known as “J.R” is the pastor at Morning Star House of Prayer in Ridgeview. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:42:05 EST Sex assault reports rise in W.Va. jails, prisons http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150317978/Sex-assault-reports-rise-in-W.Va.-jails-prisons CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Inmate reports of sexual assault have increased in West Virginia's jails and prisons but the percentage of allegations found to be substantiated has declined, state data show. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:42:05 EST October At The Capitol http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/150308067/October-At-The-Capitol With football season in full swing, it was probably no coincidence that the most talked-about topic of October legislative interim meetings involved college athletics in West Virginia. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:41:04 EST Treasurer says he is proud to be from Boone County http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/150249615/Treasurer-says-he-is-proud-to-be-from-Boone-County CHARLESTON — State Treasurer John Perdue's accomplishments are many, wide ranging and hammered out over the long run – the lengthiest any State Treasurer in West Virginia has enjoyed. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:35:05 EST Boone County robbery thwarted by friend of business owner http://coalvalleynews.com/news/blotter/150318815/Boone-County-robbery-thwarted-by-friend-of-business-owner • Madison, West Virginia – On October 26, 2014, at approximately 5:15 p.m., an unknown male suspect attempted to rob the IGA Store located Costa, West Virginia. The robbery was thwarted by a friend of the business owner, who pulled a... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:10:06 EST Madison Rotary told of ‘Special School Levy’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/150308139/Madison-Rotary-told-of-Special-School-Levy The Madison Rotary Club welcomed three Boone County Schools administrators to their October 23 meeting. Superintendent John Hudson, left, and Assistant Superintendents Dr. Lisa Beck and Jeff Huffman, spoke to the Rotarians about the importance of... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:03:02 EST Rotarians urged to support Amendment 1 http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/150308123/Rotarians-urged-to-support-Amendment-1 Chip Shaffer urged fellow Rotarians to support Amendment 1 that is the November 4 ballot when he spoke to the club on October 23. He explained that current West Virginia law allows nonprofit youth organizations like the Boy Scouts of America to be... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:02:04 EST Miners defeat Skyhawks http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/150307974/Miners-defeat-Skyhawks MADISON – The Mingo Central Miners (7-1) shot down the Scott Skyhawks 55-7 as they picked up a big Cardinal Conference road win at Madison on Friday night. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:01:08 EST Junior Tide football team county champs http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/150308018/Junior-Tide-football-team-county-champs Sherman Junior High defeated the Madison Redhawks, 22-8, at Scott High School on Thursday, Oct. 23, and ended their season with a 7-1 record and the Boone County Champions. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:00:03 EST Lady Hawks soccer team gets big win http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/150308318/Lady-Hawks-soccer-team-gets-big-win Lady Skyawks Soccer team pulls off a big Round One Sectional win over Poca Wednesday night at the field at Trace Fork with a final score of 5-1. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:59:06 EST DNR to seek public input on elk restoration http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/150307954/DNR-to-seek-public-input-on-elk-restoration At its regular quarterly meeting held Sunday at Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park, the Natural Resources Commission unanimously passed a motion for public input on elk restoration. This was as a matter of new business. Regular business was rather... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:58:06 EST The incredible black bear bonanza http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/150247106/The-incredible-black-bear-bonanza From the Mountain State and beyond, hunters are being encouraged to take up bear hunting. The most expedient way to do this is by liberalizing the regulations, which many states, including West Virginia have done just that. Per the Outdoor Hub, New... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:57:04 EST From the governor’s desk http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/150248954/From-the-governors-desk Greeting us with brilliant red, yellow and orange foliage, a breath of crisp cool air and the crunch of fallen leaves underfoot, the autumn season calls us to linger outside a little longer and enjoy the natural beauty of the Mountain State. Whether... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:56:14 EST Boone officials tour ‘Running Right Leadership Academy’ http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150246767/Boone-officials-tour-Running-Right-Leadership-Academy JULIAN — The Boone County Community & Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors took a tour of the first of its kind World Class Center for Mine Safety, Training and Development on October 1, 2014. Alpha Natural Resources held a public... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:51:05 EST Boone delegate, serviceman saves life http://coalvalleynews.com/news/home_top/150308227/Boone-delegate-serviceman-saves-life LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — It was just another trip to Wal-Mart for 2nd Lt. Joshua Nelson when he popped in to grab some fish hooks for a family trip to the lake this past Spring. Little did he know that a quick shopping trip would turn... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:56:05 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:44:50 EST Election law change to change way precinct summaries distributed http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/150254255/Election-law-change-to-change-way-precinct-summaries-distributed MADISON — An election law change will also change the way precinct summaries will be distributed, according to Boone County officials. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:42:04 EST Boone man killed in car crash http://coalvalleynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/150242321/Boone-man-killed-in-car-crash FOSTER — A man was killed Monday in an automobile accident, according to Boone County 911 dispatchers.The accident happened about 3 p.m. on Foster Hollow Road, also known as the Left Hand Fork of Foster. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:10:03 EST