Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed Thu, 28 May 2015 18:42:11 EST 1800 Alleged shooting in Nellis puts schools on lockdown NELLIS — Two Boone County elementary schools were placed on lockdown after shots were allegedly fired near one of the schools. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:40:39 EST Alleged shooting in Nellis puts schools on lockdown NELLIS — Two Boone County elementary schools were placed on lockdown after shots were allegedly fired near one of the schools. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:05:31 EST One injured, utility pole damaged in Uneeda crash At 8:38 a.m. Thursday morning, May 28, Madison Rescue 282 and Squad 272 responded to West Virginia state Route 85 in Uneeda for the single vehicle accident. Upon arrival units found a single vehicle and a utility pole with heavy damage. The driver was... Thu, 28 May 2015 13:35:33 EST Madison dentist arrested A Chapmanville resident was arrested on US Route 119 earlier this month after he allegedly came close to hitting a West Virginia State Police (WVSP) patrol car. Wed, 27 May 2015 18:00:32 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR Bingo at ShermanThere will be a bingo event at Sherman High School at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 28. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:50:38 EST Wildwood Garden Club continues to beautify Madison For more than 60 years the Wildwood Garden Club has been sponsoring various projects that beautify the City of Madison. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:55:35 EST Van High School Class of ‘62 veteran helped humanitarian project (Editor's note: This story appeared in the Pocahontas Times in 2014. Homer Hunter is a 1962 Van High School graduate and played on the football team with his now close friend Butch Stone. Stone submitted the story and thought many of... Tue, 26 May 2015 13:55:34 EST Boone County home school graduate Congratulations to hannah Elizabeth Searls, a Boone County Home School Association 2015 graduate. According to president Donna Lovejoy, she has also been accepted at Marshall University to continue her education. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:55:31 EST ‘Best Of Class’ graduates honored Graduating high school seniors were honored in the WSAZ NewsChannel 3 salute to the “Best of the Class 2015.” Tue, 26 May 2015 13:50:36 EST Ashford-Rumble school recognized for high performance, progress Ashford-Rumble Elementary School in Boone County is at the top of the class. The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) announced the 2014-2015 Reward Schools. The distinction is based on results from the WESTEST 2 conducted in the spring of... Tue, 26 May 2015 13:50:34 EST Boone County Schools honors staff FOSTER – For the second year in a row, a teacher from Brookview Elementary School was named “Boone County Teacher of the Year.” Sun, 24 May 2015 21:00:33 EST Deputies shut down alleged drug house in Bloomingrose BLOMMINGROSE — Three people were arrested Wednesday night, May 20, in the Toney's Branch area of Bloomingrose on illegal drug charges. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:30:31 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR Foster crime watch meetingFoster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:15:37 EST Carnival coming to celebrate Whitesville’s 80th anniversary WHITESVILLE – On June 2-6, the Whitesville Big Coal River Carnival will help to celebrate the town's 80th anniversary. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:25:35 EST Veterans in the news MADISON — Our veterans are in the news. Some of it is good news and some of it is tragic and sad news. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:25:33 EST Scott student 2014 disability history contest winner The Disability History Essay Contest committee is proud to announce the District 1 First Place Winner of the 2014 Disability History Essay Contest in West Virginia. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:25:31 EST West Virginia third highest in percent of kids in residential group care CHARLESTON — On any given night, about 57,000 children under the care of our nation's child welfare systems are going to bed without the care and comfort of a family, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:20:41 EST Boone part of president’s disaster declaration for West Virginia WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in... Tue, 19 May 2015 12:20:31 EST Sylvester business exhibiting at mining expo in Canada CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Development Office and eight West Virginia businesses, including a Boone County business from Sylvester, are jointly exhibiting at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Expo,... Tue, 19 May 2015 12:15:36 EST W.Va. justices: Pharmacies, doctors can by sued by addicts CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Pharmacies and doctors who negligently prescribed pain medication can be sued for enabling people's addictions, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:20:36 EST