Boone County Newswire

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  1. CMS wins 44-29 at Madison Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Logan Banner

    The Chapmanville Middle School girls' basketball team traveled to Boone County Monday night and came away with a 44-29 win over the Madison Lady Redhawks.

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  2. SCORE's final sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Logan Banner

    ... suggestions throughout the night from a near dozen participants, tourism was the main focus. Logan, Mingo and Boone county residents all seem to think progress within areas such as the Hatfield McCoy Trail Systems and the new Elk Reclamation Project ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Boone County to breathe life into historic courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cincinnati.com

    Boone County to breathe life into historic courthouse Boone County residents will have a say in a community use for their old courthouse. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1AJ4HPe An abandoned courtroom that graces the second floor of the historic Boone County Courthouse holds the promise of a lively future.

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  5. Man sentenced to life in store owner's slayingRead the original story

    Wednesday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A man charged with killing a woman inside her business in Boone County has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to capital murder in the case. The Harrison Daily Times reports that 61-year-old Donald Clay Biles was sentenced Tuesday after entering the plea in Boone County Circuit Court.

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  6. Third Worker This Year Dies at Kentucky Patriot MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Insurance Journal West

    ... Two Patriot workers were killed in May after a large pillar of coal burst at the Brody Mine No. 1 in Boone County, West Virginia. That mine had been cited for safety violations 54 times from October 2012 to October 2013, according to a notification ...

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  7. Environmentalists, Alpha reach mine pollution dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Logan Banner

    ... clearance. In June, Chambers ruled Elk Run Coal and Alex Energy mines harmed aquatic life in Laurel Creek in Boone County and Robinson Fork in Nicholas County. "Losing diversity in aquatic life, as sensitive species are extirpated and only ...

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  8. Nelson honored by CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Coal Valley News

    On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, the honorable Shelley Moore Capito (who is also now, Senator "elect" Capito rose on the floor of Congress and spoke to the house speaker about Boone County's 23rd district Delegate, Joshua Nelson. Capito stated that, "Mr. Speaker I rise to recognize the valiant effort of a friend and colleague, 2nd Lt.

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  9. Avenue of the Columns developments continueRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Missourian

    ... begun to come to fruition. The goal has been to create a more beautiful walkway between the columns outside the Boone County Courthouse and those on MU's Francis Quadrangle, which anchor the north and south ends of the avenue, respectively. The ...

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  10. Many Boone County schools showing improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Coal Valley News

    Eight county schools are showing improvements in either one or both academic proficiency and student growth, according to Boone County Schools officials. The news was released statewide on ZoomWV as part of the West Virginia Department of Education's accountability designation announcement.

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  11. W.Va. groups notify mining company of plans to sueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Logan Banner

    A coalition of environmental groups says it plans to file a lawsuit over pollution at the Hobet 21 coal mining complex in Boone County.

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  12. Defying gravityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Tri-County News

    ... He said astronauts also document changes on the Earth. He showed a series of slides of surface mining in Boone County, W.Va., taken from space, and how the area was reclaimed. Dr. Thomas' visit came as the result of New Haven teacher Rhonda Tennant, ...

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  13. 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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  14. Patriot Coal's Hobet 21 Mining Complex a Major Source of Harmful PollutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | PressReleasePoint

    Citizen and environmental groups have put Patriot Coal Corporation subsidiary Hobet Mining on notice of their intent to sue over the company's pollution at its sprawling Hobet 21 coal mining complex in Boone County, WV. The groups - Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, and the Sierra Club - and their attorneys with Appalachian Mountain Advocates have identified multiple ongoing violations of West Virginia's narrative water quality standards at the mine complex.

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  15. Public Forum to discuss covered Ichthus infront of Boone County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    A small symbol in front of the Boone County court house has created a big discussion. The Boone County Commission covered up the Ichthus, also known as "Jesus fish", on a war memorial in front of the county courthouse in June.

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  16. Forum presents legal background, debate about covering ichthus on Boone County memorialRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Missourian

    When a moderator at a public forum about a religious symbol on Boone County's Gulf War memorial asked attendees if they expected the forum to change their minds, the room of about 90 people was silent. The monument on the lawn of the Boone County Courthouse used to have an ichthus , or Jesus fish, at the bottom.

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  17. Boone County school placed on lockdown while threat investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | West Virginia Metro

    A Boone County high school was placed on lockdown for several hours Wednesday morning after a shooting threat was making its way around social media. MetroNews affiliate WVOW Radio in Logan reported the threat at Scott High School in Madison was made on the social media app called "After School".

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  18. Top of Their GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... 54 in the semifinal and championship games. The Mountaineers opened the tournament with a 38-6 win over the Boone County Chiefs and a 38-6 win over the Carter Hornets. On the second day of the Battle, the Mountaineers got by a tough Spotsylvania ...

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  19. State Fire Marshal announces he will step down from roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | West Virginia Metro

    ... with Tony will be hard to replace. I wish Tony every success in his new endeavor." A native and resident of Boone County, Carrico joined the Fire Marshal's Office in 1992 after graduating from West Virginia University. We are West Virginia's only ...

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  20. Alpha says 750 miners to keep jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Coal Valley News

    ... in Logan County; the North surface mine in Mingo and Logan Counties; Black Castle Mining's surface mine in Boone County; and Republic Energy's Republic and Workman Creek surface mines in Raleigh County. Additional technical and other support ...

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