Boone County Newswire

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  1. Continuing to fight for coalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    I recently did an interview with the national renown, Heartland Institute where I spoke about the human impact of coal. I had the opportunity to tell our story to a national audience of the personal toll that the Environmental Protection Agency's attack on the coal industry is having here in Boone County, and throughout southern West Virginia.

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  2. Hunt, Maxine B.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Newark Advocate

    ... Cemetery. Maxine died Sunday evening, April 26, 2015, in Newark following an extended illness. She was born in Boone County, W.V., on August 4, 1928, the daughter of the late Willard and Pearl (Dillon) Workman. She was a lifelong homemaker. Survived ...

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  3. Boone grand jury indicts 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Coal Valley News

    A Boone County grand jury returned indictments on 53 individuals during its April 2015 term, according to court records from Boone County Circuit Court. Charges ranges from attempted murder to sexual assault of a minor, child abuse, illegal drug charges and various other felony and misdemeanor crimes.

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  4. Magistrate Byrnside to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Coal Valley News

    Boone County Magistrate Charles M. Byrnside will retire effective June 30, according to a press release from the West Virginia Supreme Court. "He has served with honor and distinction, and I hope he enjoys his retirement,"said Boone County's Twenty-Fifth Judicial Circuit Judge William S. Thompson.

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  5. As coal declines in Southern W.Va., so do county coffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Coal Valley News

    It started in Boone County, which, on Dec. 31, laid off 11 part-time public employees. A security officer, a recycling center employee and a bunch of janitors who cleaned community centers one day a week all lost their jobs, Assistant County Administrator Pam White said.

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  6. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Coal Valley News

    ... will be held at the Community Center on Thursday, April 30, from 2 to 5 p.m. The next regular session of the Boone County Commission is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, 2015, starting at 10 a.m. The agenda includes a Call to Order; Exonerations; ...

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  7. Couple arrested for sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Coal Valley News

    Steven Smith, 22, and his wife Krystal Smith, 19, were arraigned in Boone County Magistrate Court on Monday on sexual assault charges. The couple was the lead story on Charleston television news station WSAZ.

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  8. Mock drill practices emergency school evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Coal Valley News

    ... is not prepared. Wharton Elementary School proved on Friday, April 24, 2015, it could meet all goals set by Boone County School safety procedures when it performed a flawless emergency evacuation drill. "Their goal in this mock drill was to contact ...

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  9. Whitesville is changingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Coal Valley News

    While it would be premature to stay that this town has been turned around, what is undeniable is that since Whitesville began its Turn This Town Around campaign just a few short months ago, it is a visibly different place. They are small improvements.

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  10. County approves levy ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Coal Valley News

    The rates for fiscal year 2015-2016 were set as follows: General Fund at $6,305,035, which is down nearly $2 million from the 2011-2012 general fund; Ambulance Service Levy at $1,462,206; Fire Protection Service at $1,169,765; Public Libraries at $134,971; and Senior Citizens Nutrition Program at $134,971. A recent story in the Charleston Gazette said that despite declines in coal severance tax revenue, which show that Boone County lost nearly $3 million in coal severance tax revenue from 2010 to last year, Boone County still collects more than twice as much in property taxes per resident as the average West Virginia county.

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  11. Two community leaders honored nationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Coal Valley News

    ... incredible things for the area, including raising money for Relief for Life, holding a Film Festival in Boone County and continuing the Jaycees haunted trail. The Jaycees pride themselves as an organization that empowers young people through ...

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  12. Boone event addresses child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Coal Valley News

    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. Those attending will be welcomed by the Honorable Judge Thompson, Boone County Circuit Court Judge, followed by a prayer by Boone County Commissioner Athol Halstead.

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  13. Boone County native plays bass guitar for Eric ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Coal Valley News

    ... ECB, they were kids who wanted to learn to play. Future bass player, Lee Hendricks, was born and raised in Boone County, West Virginia, coal country. He didn't have childhood dreams of being a rock star, nor did he graduate high school with a hand ...

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  14. USDA Under Secretary visits Boone Memorial HosptialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Logan Banner

    Reviews construction progress on hospital's new $37 million hospital project; Also makes major health care and public safety annoucement for Boone County Ambulance Authority U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Lisa Mensah speaks at Boone Memorial Hospital in Madison about the hospital's $37 million new hospital ... (more)

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  15. USDA Under Secretary visits Boone Memorial HosptialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Logan Banner

    Reviews construction progress on hospital's new $37 million hospital project; Also makes major health care and public safety annoucement for Boone County Ambulance Authority U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Lisa Mensah speaks at Boone Memorial Hospital in Madison about the hospital's $37 million new hospital ... (more)

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  16. Danville man's case headed to grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Coal Valley News

    ... under the influence (DUI) causing death. He waived his preliminary hearing and now his case is headed to a Boone County grand jury, court officials said. According to a criminal complaint filed in Boone County Magistrate Court, Thompson was the ...

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  17. County cracking down on litterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Coal Valley News

    According to Boone County Sheriff Randall White and Boone County Commissioner Athol Halstead, a litter sting was recently conducted in the Ashford Rumble area. The litter sting was a joint effort with the Boone County Sheriff Department, the Boone County Commission, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.

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  18. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Coal Valley News

    ... Community Center. Everyone is urged to help. We need all the help we can get. The next regular session of the Boone County Commission is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2015, starting at 10 a.m. The agenda includes a Call to Order; Exonerations; ...

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  19. More spring flooding in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | West Virginia Metro

    The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for urban areas and small streams Tuesday morning after 1-2 inches of rain fell from an area south of Clarksburg to Boone County. The warning, which is in effect until 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, includes parts of Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Nicholas, Putnam and Roane counties. 2 comments

  20. Boone County police investigating fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | West Virginia Metro

    A neighbor said that crashes on the road are "too common". Police say the driver, Alisha Bentley of Bloomingrose, lost control of her car and struck a cliff.

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