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  1. US coal mines nearing record low in worker deathsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Big News Network.com

    ... daughter of dead coal miner Michael Elswick, attends a vigil following the Upper Big Branch Memorial Service in Whitesville, W.Va., for the 29 coal miners killed in an explosion at the mine in Montcoal, W.Va. Coal mines are on pace this year to set ...

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  2. Company need private investors for new company in WhitesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Coal Valley News

    Bruce Bennett with Waite Hill Fabrics says the company he works for want to help revitalize the Town of Whitesville. "In a locally owned company so that all the profits stay in the Whitesville community," he explained.

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  3. U.S. coal mines nearing record low in worker deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | O-R Online

    In this file April 5, 2011, photo, Jami Cash, daughter of dead coal miner Michael Elswick, attends a vigil following the Upper Big Branch Memorial Service in Whitesville, W.Va., for the 29 coal miners killed in an explosion at the mine in Montcoal, W.Va.

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  4. Whitesville voted 'Turn This Town Around' winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Logan Banner

    After over 23,000 votes, Whitesville in Boone County and Ripley in Jackson County won West Virginia Focus magazine's 2015 Turn This Town Around competition.

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  5. Whitesville voted 'Turn This Town Around' winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Coal Valley News

    After over 23,000 votes, Whitesville in Boone County and Ripley in Jackson County won West Virginia Focus magazine's 2015 Turn This Town Around competition. The Turn This Town Around sponsors are happy with the positive response to the campaign and hope that all of West Virginia's towns will be inspired.

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  6. Whitesville voted 'Turn This Town Around' winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Coal Valley News

    After over 23,000 votes, Whitesville in Boone County and Ripley in Jackson County won West Virginia Focus magazine's 2015 Turn This Town Around competition. The Turn This Town Around sponsors are happy with the positive response to the campaign and hope that all of West Virginia's towns will be inspired.

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  7. N. Cumberland a finalist in contestRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... 1,500 category, which also includes the communities of Alderson, Davis, Hundred, Pineville, Sistersville, and Whitesville. The two winners will receive support to identify ways to improve their community and economy over the course of the following ...

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  8. In West Virginia, an absurdly broad gag order in case stemming from the deaths of 29 minersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Virginia who doesn't know of Blankenship. A miner's boots, helmet and gloves appear in a make-shift memorial in Whitesville, W.Va., on April 13, 2010 for the miners who died in an explosion at Massey Energy Co.'s Upper Big Branch mine in Montcoal, ...

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  9. West Virginia coal country sees new era as mine boss is indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    WHITESVILLE, W.Va. - On a memorial to West Virginia's most recent mining disaster, the silhouettes of 29 figures are etched into black granite, men posed with arms around each another like teammates.

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  10. Book author coming to Madison libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Coal Valley News

    ... on Main Street in downtown Madison on Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for an author table. He will also be at the Whitesville Branch on Dec. 6, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Kirk's book, "Blood in West Virginia" is a riveting account is the first ...

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  11. CANTERBURY Jr., James H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Dayton Daily News

    ... James H. Age 72 of New Paris, OH. formerly of West Alexandria, died suddenly, Fri. Nov. 14, 2014. He was born in Whitesville, WV. on Oct. 30, 1942 to James and Vivian (Tinsley) Canterbury. He was a 1960 Northridge Graduate. He was a Century 21 ...

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  12. Massey ex-CEO indicted for conduct linked to mine blast that killed 29Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Coal miner boots and lunch pail sit on the stage of the New Life Assembly church during a Sunday service dedicated to the memory of the coal miners that died, April 11, 2010, in Whitesville, West Virginia. On April 5, a methane gas explosion killed 29 coal miners at the Massey Energy... Coal miner boots and lunch pail sit on the stage of the New Life Assembly church during a Sunday service dedicated to the memory of the coal miners that died, April 11, 2010, in Whitesville, West Virginia.

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  13. Not long ago, Ebola seemed far awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Coal Valley News

    On Monday, Oct. 20, representatives of the governmental, health care and emergency service met to discuss Ebola planning for Boone County. In attendance were representatives from Boone Memorial Hospital, Boone County Commission, Boone County Emergency Management, Boone County Ambulance Authority, Boone County Board of Education, Boone County Sheriff's Office, Madison Police Department, West Virginia State Police, Madison Medical Group, Whitesville Fire Department, Handley Funeral Home and the Boone County Health Department.

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  14. Planning commission members sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Coal Valley News

    ... of Sylvester to a 3 year term; H.H. "Sonny" Howell, Mayor of Madison to a 2 year term; Freddie Harless, Mayor of Whitesville to a 2 year term; Mark McClure, Mayor of Danville to a 2 year term; Cheryl Nichols, District 1 represenative to a 1 year ...

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  15. Speed Classic offers quick trip around the track to fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | SavannahNow

    ... liquor by the drink was not yet legal. You could only buy a drink in private clubs which, in the small town of Whitesville, W.Va., that meant the Moose Lodge. The Moose members hatched up the idea of having myself and my good friend, Raymond Barker, ...

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  16. Whitesville native honored by Maryl...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Coal Valley News

    ... laboratory for 26 years until his passing in 2003. He was the sone of the late B.M. and Bahia M. Joseph of Whitesville, W.Va., in Boone County. Dr. Joseph graduated from West Virginia University with an A.B. Degree in microbiology and chemistry at ...

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  17. Whitesville man pleads guilty to falsified mandatory mine safety reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Coal Valley News

    A Boone County man who falsified mandatory mine safety reports, pleaded guilty to a federal charge, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin said. Shawn Glenn Stover, 29, of Whitesville, admitted to falsifying a Mine Safety and Health Administration document while working at a Boone County mine, Goodwin reported.

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  18. Fake Boone County mine foreman to be sentenced in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    A Boone County man who lied on required mine safety reports faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he's sentenced on a federal charge of falsifying those mandatory documents in December. Shawn Glenn Stover, 29, of Whitesville, plead guilty to the charge in U.S. District Court in Charleston on Wednesday.

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  19. Boone County boy chasing dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Coal Valley News

    ... thank you to Mr. Roger Nelson of Racine for all of his help with the album. He has played for the students at Whitesville Elementary where he also spoke to them about his love of music and encourages young children to pursue music and play a musical ...

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  20. Boone County boy chasing dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Coal Valley News

    ... thank you to Mr. Roger Nelson of Racine for all of his help with the album. He has played for the students at Whitesville Elementary where he also spoke to them about his love of music and encourages young children to pursue music and play a musical ...

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