Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:47:35 EST 1800 QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? Find out with the Coal Valley News's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:47:58 EST County approves levy rates MADISON — An order to lay the levy rates in Boone County was approved by the Boone County Commission. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:25:32 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR Bingo, hotdog saleRacine Volunteer Fire Department will host Bingo and a hotdog sale on Saturday, April 25. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:55:34 EST Madison Middle students visit Rotary Club Five students representing two teams in the robotics program at Madison Middle School and their sponsors were the guests of the Madison Rotary Club on Thursday, April 9. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:35 EST Two community leaders honored nationally Two local community leaders were recently honored with national awards. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:34 EST Community impact seminar offered Boone County obviously has numerous serious problems to address, but where is the starting point for an effective response? One local church is bringing in an expert to help find answers. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:30 EST Boone event addresses child abuse MADISON – An event to highlight the issue of child abuse has been scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2015, starting at noon on the second floor of the Boone County Courthouse in the Circuit Court courtroom. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:55:33 EST Website set up for victims of chemical spill CHARLESTON – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that his office has established a new website to provide information to potential victims of the January 9, 2014, Freedom Industries' chemical spill. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:55:31 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR Spruce River Clean-upSpruce River Clean-up day has been scheduled for Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.A dumpster will be located at Greenview Park. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:20:32 EST Groups intent to sue over mountaintop removal CHARLESTON — Seven local, regional and national groups filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Office of Surface Mining for failing to intervene on West Virginia's lax oversight of mountaintop removal and other destructive surface... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:30:31 EST County cracking down on litter ASHFORD — Cracking down on open dumps and litter has began in Boone County Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:25:31 EST Coal production continues to decline Coal production in the U.S. continued to decline this past week according to the latest report from the Energy Information Agency (EIA) and the National Mining Association. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:20:31 EST 50 years of service honored Hygeia Facilities Foundation, Inc. would like to congratulate Doris Davis for 50 years of service. On April 12, 2015, Doris celebrated fifty years at the Raleigh-Boone Medical Center. Doris has been a loyal and dedicated employee and the Board of... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:15:36 EST Alpha Natural Resources announces repurchase of unsecured notes BRISTOL, Va. - Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) (“Alpha”), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced that it has completed the repurchase of an aggregate of approximately $593 million in principal amount of its unsecured... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:15:33 EST AG warns of phone scams CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned consumers of a phone scam circulating in the state in which a caller pretends to represent an Internet service provider and offers technical support to address problems with the... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:15:32 EST AEP prepares to close 6 coal-fired plants in 4 states CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — American Electric Power is preparing to close six coal-fired power plants in four states on May 31 to comply with stricter federal emissions standards. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:15:31 EST Blankenship says he can’t get fair trial in southern W.Va. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys for Don Blankenship say they have conducted a survey showing that the former Massey Energy CEO cannot get a fair trial in southern West Virginia, but prosecutors say he's short of warranting a move... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:10:31 EST ‘State of Emergency’ issued for Boone CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has issued a State of Emergency for Boone, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo and Wayne counties following severe flooding, rockslides and mudslides caused by heavy rains and storms over the... Wed, 8 Apr 2015 16:20:32 EST COMMUNITY CALENDAR Boone-Madison LibraryThe Boone-Madison Public Library will be having a new program to promote creativity and imagination in our youth. Tue, 7 Apr 2015 11:35:31 EST Vehicle purchases, repairs topped list for most common consumer complaints CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said southern West Virginia residents filed more complaints about vehicle repairs and purchases in 2014 than any other topic area. Tue, 7 Apr 2015 11:40:32 EST