Coal Valley News- RSS NEWS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS http://coalvalleynews.com/section/NEWS Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:19:02 EST 1800 Delegate helps with water crisis http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/152078153/Delegate-helps-with-water-crisis CHARLESTON — While thousands of Boone County residents went several days without water due to widespread water main line breaks and drained water storage tanks, according to officials with West Virginia American Water Company, 23rd District... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:10:32 EST Boone residents concerned about proposed legislation http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151797306/Boone-residents-concerned-about-proposed-legislation By Owen Wellsowells@civitasmedia.comThe bad memories associated with the Jan. 9, 2014, chemical spill on the Elk River in Charleston are still fresh and smarting for many residents of the Kanawha Valley. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:25:32 EST Nelson given award at state Capitol http://coalvalleynews.com/news/politics/151997035/Nelson-given-award-at-state-Capitol CHARLESTON — Veteran's visibility day at the state Capitol has a very special place in the heart of Boone County state Delegate Joshua Nelson. Nelson is Chairman of the House Committee on Veteran's Affairs, a former United States... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:25:31 EST Former editor Tim Kiger dies http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151998152/Former-editor-Tim-Kiger-dies A former editor of both The Logan Banner and The Coal Valley News has passed away.Timothy D. Kiger, 45, of Cecilia, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at his residence. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:05:35 EST Justice buys Bluestone back http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/151925310/Justice-buys-Bluestone-back From the West Virginia Press Assoc. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:05:34 EST Woman says Lincoln PSD discriminated against her http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151923361/Woman-says-Lincoln-PSD-discriminated-against-her By Kyla AsburyWV RecordCHARLESTON — Another woman is suing the Lincoln County Public Service District for discrimination and a hostile work environment. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:05:33 EST EnAct receives grant from AEP Foundation http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151996932/EnAct-receives-grant-from-AEP-Foundation EnAct, the official Community Action Agency serving Clay, Boone, Fayette, Kanawha and Putnam counties, is pleased to announce the receipt of a $10,000 grant from the AEP Foundation. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:05:32 EST Man accuses mine of retaliatory firing http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151922708/Man-accuses-mine-of-retaliatory-firing By Annie CosbyWV RecordMADISON — A Boone County man is suing a mining company alleging wrongful termination. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:00:35 EST Woman says bus company failed to deliver http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151922755/Woman-says-bus-company-failed-to-deliver MADISON – A Raleigh County woman is suing a charter bus company for alleged failure to provide transportation services pursuant to the contract. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:55:34 EST BOE adds instructional days http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151965707/BOE-adds-instructional-days MADISON — In response to the week of school closures brought on by winter storm Octavia and extremely cold temperatures, Boone County Board of Education Superintendent John Hudson stated that, “we are now looking at June 16th or 17th as... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:40:31 EST Boil water advisory issued for some in Boone County http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151942418/Boil-water-advisory-issued-for-some-in-Boone-County West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 1,500 customers in Lens Creek, Racine, Ashford, Costa, Brushton, Ridgeview, Nellis, Emmons, Grippe, Peytona, Comfort,Bloomingrose, Seth, Joe's Creek,... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:00:32 EST Silver Haired Legislature Day at Capitol http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151873289/Silver-Haired-Legislature-Day-at-Capitol The West Virginia Silver Haired Legislature is a model legislature, composed of representatives 60 years of age or older, who are elected from throughout the state by their peers. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:35:31 EST Trails law enforcement visits Capitol http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151873953/Trails-law-enforcement-visits-Capitol Delegate Jeff Eldridge welcomed Sergeant Nick Mullins and Sergeant Jeremy Collins to the State Capitol on Feb. 9, 2015. They are with the Law Enforcement Division of the Hatfield-McCoy Trails. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:30:31 EST State Senate clears bill touted by state’s coal industry http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/151803964/State-Senate-clears-bill-touted-by-states-coal-industry (TNS) CHARLESTON — Industry backed legislation intended to cut costs of coal production passed the Senate 26-8 Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, over objections that the bill (SB357) unnecessarily weakens environmental and mine safety... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:25:31 EST ‘50 Shades Of Grey’ making waves http://coalvalleynews.com/news/entertainment-news/151875495/50-Shades-Of-Grey-making-waves WILLIAMSON - “Fifty (50) Shades of Grey” hit the theater this weekend on Valentines Day and the film is expected to draw in huge crowds, especially in the south and especially in West Virginia. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:20:33 EST Bible study classes coming to Beckley http://coalvalleynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151841605/Bible-study-classes-coming-to-Beckley The Christian Resource Center (CRC) is happy to announce that Cornerstone Institute of Biblical Studies (CIBS) is coming to Beckley and will be holding their classes at the CRC in Beckley. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:15:33 EST Snowy, icy roads cause newspaper delivery delays http://coalvalleynews.com/news/localnews1/151899750/Snowy-icy-roads-cause-newspaper-delivery-delays Subscribers of The Logan Banner and the Coal Valley News may have to wait longer than usual to receive the newspapers this week. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:50:32 EST Former BCS principal named to state BOE http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/151840411/Former-BCS-principal-named-to-state-BOE CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) welcomed two new members as longtime educator Dr. Beverly Kingery and dentist Dr. James Wilson took the oath of office during the monthly meeting in Charleston. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:55:31 EST State mining operations honored for environmental stewardship http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/151673970/State-mining-operations-honored-for-environmental-stewardship CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Xinergy Ltd.'s South Fork Coal Company Clearco Preparation Plant in Greenbrier County claimed the state's top award for environmental stewardship – the Greenlands Award – at the West Virginia Coal... Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:30:37 EST This week in the House of Delegates http://coalvalleynews.com/news/politics/151745525/This-week-in-the-House-of-Delegates • Friday, Feb. 6H.B. 2004 EPA AccountabilityToday H.B. 2004 was considered and passed by the West Virginia House of Delegates. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:30:35 EST