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The Toney's Branch Freewill Baptist Church will hold a revival at 7 p.m. on April 22 with singers and the Rev. Rick Cooper from Lincoln County. Pastor Robert Perdue, Jr. welcomes the community. The church is located a half-mile up Toney's Branch.

APRIL 22-26

The First Baptist Church of Danville will host a revival at 7 p.m. daily, April 22-26. Singers will perform each night, including the church choir. A children's nursery will be available nightly. The Rev. Audie Murphy will preach nightly.


The City of Madison Emergency Management will host a free weather spotter class from 6-8 p.m. on April 25 at the Madison Civic Center. Weather spotters serve their community by supplying information to the National Weather service when dangerous storms approach the area. No registration required.


n "A Royal Ball," a prom-type event for kids ages 3-10, will be held at the Madison Civic Center from 6-8:30 p.m. on April 26. Tickets will be available at the Spring Craft Show at the Madison Civic Center on March 30. Email Donna Elkins for more info at

Children's Memorial Flag Raising and SHINE Ceremony, 1-2 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Boone County Courthouse, Madison. Hosted by Cornerstone Family Interventions, Inc.


The Madison Spring Street Festival is planned for 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Vendors are still needed. Contact Kandi Workman at

Mud River/Little Coal tourney, 7 a.m. Saturday, April 27, Madison. Hosted by Pond Fork Bassin Kayak Anglers. $20 single or $40 team. 

Madison Meet-Ups #3, no Saturday, April 27, at Boone Heritage Center, Madison. Hosted by Helping Madison Grow. Small business networking and resource sharing event. 

The Madison 5K for Recovery kicks off at Madison City Park at 9 a.m. on April 27. For additional information you can find the event on Facebook, Eventbright, and, or email

Spruce River will host a "clean up" day on April 27 from 9 a.m. until dumpsters are full. Dumpsters will be located at Greenview Community Park. No tires, no household garbage, no wood or chemicals will be permitted.

The Southern West Virginia Community Band will play a free concert at the SWVCC Boone Campus in Foster at 7 p.m. on April 27 at 7 p.m. Snacks will be available.


Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College “Community Listening Sessions,” noon Monday, April 29, at the Boone/Lincoln Campus. For more information, contact Mandy Lester at 304-896-7429 or

MAY 11

A flea market will be held at the Madison Civic Center on Saturday, May 11. Email Donna Elkins for details at

MAY 18

The Danville Hawks will host a free youth football clinic May 18 at the Scott High football facility with special guest, former WVU quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Major Harris.


The First Annual WV Coal Festival Arts & Crafts Fair is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, at the Madison Civic Center. Set up times will be 2-8 p.m. Friday and 7-9 a.m. Saturday. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22. Spaces will be $25 with one table provided. Additional tables are $5 each. Contact Judy Sanders at 304-369-9127 by June 13 to reserve a space.


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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