Coal Valley News- RSS news Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/news http://coalvalleynews.com/section/news Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:13:27 EST 1800 Alpha’s Elk Run honored for helping Sherman schools http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/50060182/Alphas-Elk-Run-honored-for-helping-Sherman-schools Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), congratulates Elk Run Coal and its miners for being selected to receive the U.S. Office of Surfacing Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's 2014 Excellence in Surfacing Coal Mining Good Neighbor Award for... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Health problems turning some West Virginians against coal http://coalvalleynews.com/news/health/50058261/Health-problems-turning-some-West-Virginians-against-coal CHARLESTON - The “war on coal” rhetoric makes it sound as if West Virginians are unified in supporting the industry. However, polls and interviews with ordinary folks suggest that isn't true, especially if they think coal is hurting... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Several arrested during warrant sweep http://coalvalleynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/50111606/Several-arrested-during-warrant-sweep BOONE COUNTY — West Virginia State Police in Boone County have arrested and charged 11 people with various criminal charges following a warrant sweep. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Additonal water testing to take place, officials announce http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/50059808/Additonal-water-testing-to-take-place-officials-announce Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced the coordination between federal and state agencies to conduct additional scientific testing of the chemicals spilled from the Freedom Industries plant on January 9,... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news-notice_box/50024392/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today If you haven't visited the Coal Valley News' website at www.coalvalleynews.com lately, you should take a look. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Advocates to speak at EPA hearing in Pittsburgh http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/50085073/Advocates-to-speak-at-EPA-hearing-in-Pittsburgh WHITESVILLE – A Glen Daniel resident is heading to Pittsburgh this week to speak at one of several field hearings about a new federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “Clean Power Plan.” Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Big Coal River hosted over 240 paddlers http://coalvalleynews.com/news/features/50085016/Big-Coal-River-hosted-over-240-paddlers RACINE — They came from far away to experience the beauty and fast water offered by the Big Coal River.The visitors joined the seasoned local folks who already know how nice the river is to float. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST For such a time as this http://coalvalleynews.com/news/church/50085350/For-such-a-time-as-this In order to walk in newness of life one must first have new life. Once there is new life, the individual must know from where and how to obtain the strength to walk in newness of life. Before one can walk in newness of life, he must be born again. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fruit of the vine http://coalvalleynews.com/news/church/50009066/Fruit-of-the-vine We all have a past and we all have baggage. We also have a Savior who forgives our sins. This is proven in I John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://coalvalleynews.com/news/church/50000567/ Wharton Missionary Baptist Church VBSThe Wharton Missionary Baptist Church is calling boys and girls, grades K-12, for Vacation Bible School (VBS). Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Treasurer warns of possible unclaimed property scam http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news/50086191/Treasurer-warns-of-possible-unclaimed-property-scam CHARLESTON – State Treasurer John Perdue's office has issued a warning to residents not to call a telephone number that promises recipients an unclaimed property search. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local residents listed on WVU Dean’s List http://coalvalleynews.com/news/localnews1/50086108/Local-residents-listed-on-WVU-Deans-List Several area students were listed on West Virginia University's Dean's and President's list for the spring 2014 semester. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Madison Rotary Club awards scholarship http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news_education/308864/Madison-Rotary-Club-awards-scholarship The Madison Rotary Club welcomed Allison Epling to their meeting last Thursday. She is a recipient of a 2014 Rotary scholarship and is shown accepting the scholarship certificate from past president Nick Smith. Allison was accompanied to the meeting... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://coalvalleynews.com/news/news-notice_box/324392/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Coal Valley News is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.coalvalleynews.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Madison team comes up just a little short http://coalvalleynews.com/news/business/308553/Madison-team-comes-up-just-a-little-short Unfortunately, the Madison 11-12 Little League team could not mount quite enough of a comeback in the state tournament last week at Chapmanville. After falling behind, 5-0, to Morgan County, Madison stormed back to tie the game at 5-5. Still, Morgan... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local writer releases new book http://coalvalleynews.com/news/features/300624/Local-writer-releases-new-book Allen Savva has written his second book, “Andy's Restaurant & Company.”He is the son of the late Andy and Mary Jo Savva . Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Uneeda couple arrested on burglary, drug charges http://coalvalleynews.com/news/blotter/308811/Uneeda-couple-arrested-on-burglary-drug-charges A Uneeda couple has been arrested following a burglary in Boone County, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to you http://coalvalleynews.com/news/breaking_news/300849/A-new-look-thanks-to-you MADISON — The Coal Valley News is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://coalvalleynews.com/news/church/300567/ First Baptist Church of WhitesvilleThe First Baptist Church of Whitesville will be having its Vacation Bible School the week of July 23-25, 2014, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Members of Wharton-Barrett fire department facing felony charges http://coalvalleynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/322355/Members-of-Wharton-Barrett-fire-department-facing-felony-charges WHARTON — Members of the Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire Department have been charged with allegedly forging training and equipment documents. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST