Coal Valley News- RSS Feed Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:08:58 EST 1800 Danville man sentenced to prison for selling drugs MADISON — A Danville man was sentenced to prison Thursday in Boone County Circuit Court for his role in selling drugs. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:35:33 EST Danville man charged in crash that killed four DANVILLE — In September of this past year, a horrible automobile accident in Danville took the lives of four people, including two children. On Thursday, the driver of that vehicle waqs charged with four counts of driving under the influence... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:05:31 EST 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 Weekly coal production, price report CHARLESTON – According to the latest report from the Energy Information Agency (EIA) and the National Mining Association, coal production in the United States is down by slightly less than 1.4 million tons for the week ending March 14 compared... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:45:35 EST For such a time as this Continuing on with the subject of The Lord's Prayer from last week we come to verse ten of Matthew chapter six which states: “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.” In order to fully understand just what... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:40:33 EST Several acres destroyed by fires In the last week, Boone County had five fires in burning approximately 60 acres, according to fire officials. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:00:32 EST 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 HEWETT CREEK — After a harsh winter, Hewett Creek Road in Boone County is in terrible condition. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:38 EST Sportsmen let your voice be heard Sportsmen let your voice be heard.Often times it seems we are simply told what we can and cannot do. “Because I said so”, was a horrible answer when we were kids, and it is no better when we are adults. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:35 EST 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 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 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 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 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 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 Recap of the Legislative session Looking back on the first session of the 82nd legislature I can attest to much success and the start of moving West Virginia in the right direction in regards to turning around our economy and bettering the lives of West Virginians. This article will... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:50:32 EST 82nd Legislature has come to a close The 60 days of the 1st Session of the 82nd Legislature has come to a close, and while it will take a few days to process all of the accomplishments, let me this week cover a few of the highlights from this final week. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:45:33 EST Boone ranks poor in child well-being, according to report The West Virginia KIDS COUNT released the 2014 profiles of Child Well-Being and Boone County is making progress on very important issues regarding child wellness and getting worse in other areas. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:40:31 EST 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 Police ask for help to catch alleged church burglars ASHFORD — West State Police in Madison are asking for the public's help in gathering information about a burglary at a church in Ashford on Friday morning. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:30:31 EST