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Foster Crime Watch Meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at the former Foster Grade School.

JULY 20 

S-Con, Southern's Gaming and Pop Culture Convention, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Vendors pay $25 per space. Proceeds benefit the Foundation, which provides scholarships to Southern students. Free for spectators. Contact Mandy Lester at 304-896-7429.  

Appalachian Rain, 9 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Madison Moose, Danville. 

The 21st annual Pauley Reunion will be noon until 4 p.m. on July 20 at the Racine Community Center, Racine, West Virginia. Come on out, bring a covered dish and have a great time.

Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Madison City Park. There will be fun inflatables for kids and food will be sold. The movie, "Dumbo," starts at dusk. Presented by WQBE City of Madison Rev Up Madison

JULY 22-26

Boone County Schools Transportation Department will conducting the 2019 Summer Substitute Bus Operator Training Class beginning July 22-26. All interested parties can submit an application to Boone County Schools. For questions regarding the application process, the position, credentials or the upcoming training, contact Josh Brumfield by phone at 304-369-2468 or by email at

Vacation Bible School, 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 22-26, at Cox's Fork FWB Church, Danville. 

JULY 22 

W.Va. governor candidate Stephen Smith’s Second Official Visit to Boone, 6 p.m. Monday, July 22, at K's Kafe, Madison. 

JULY 27 

The Kevin's Lazy River Adventure 10.5-mile float on the Big Coal River begins at the John Slack Park at Racine and ends at Dartmont Park with a free picnic on July 27 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Ann Browning at 304-837-3702 or Teresa Perdue at 304-836-5948.

AUG. 1-3 

Vacation Bible School, 6-9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 1-3, at Work the Word Church, Madison. For ages 18 and under. 

AUG. 3 

Face the Fear, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Madison Civic Center. Hosted by All Star Wrestling WV. 

AUG. 4 

Buy Local Pledge Party, 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Boone Heritage and Arts Center, Madison. Hosted by Dig In-Madison/Danville. Sign the Pledge, take a picture, get a bumper sticker and learn about the efforts to encourage economic development in the community. There will be music, food, and an art walk from local artists sponsored by Gypsy Sisters Tattoos outside. Generation Saved will have a table set up for kids to do art focused on what they want to be when they grow up.

Main Street Art Walk, 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, in Madison. 

AUG. 15 

Pro-Life Candlelight Vigil, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Boone County Courthouse, Madison. Hosted by Bible Baptist Church Danville. 

AUG. 17 

Appalachian Rain, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Madison Moose, Danville. 

Chill in the Ville Summer Bash, Saturday, Aug. 17, Coal Heritage Riverwalk, Whitesville. ATV/Off road vehicle show, inflatables for kids, cornhole tournament and concert by Hair Supply 80s cover band. 


Boone County Commission meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m., the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. and the last Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. at the Boone County Courthouse Annex, third floor. Call 304-369-7303.

The Boone County Public Service District meets once per month at the Danville Community Center Room 101 at 731 Hopkins Ave. Meeting dates are released monthly. Call 304-369-2622.

Boone County Board of Education’s meeting schedule can be found at The board meets at 6 p.m. at their chambers located in Foster at their operations complex.

Danville Town Council meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Danville Community Center at 731 Hopkins Ave. Call 304-369-5428.

Madison City Council meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the council’s chambers located beside the Madison Civic Center at 261 Washington Ave. Call 304-369-2762

Sylvester Town Council meets located at 32832 Coal River Road (Town Hall) on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Call 304-854-0580.

Whitesville City Council meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the council’s chambers at 39140 Coal River Road. Call 304-854-2658.

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