Explosion at West Virginia Mine Traps 13 Miners

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  1. KenH

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    My prayers are with them and their families. [​IMG]
     
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    I have a friend that may be one of those trapped. His family was called early this morning to come to the mine, But I haven't heard if he is one that came out safely, injured or is trapped. He is a deacon at a local Baptist church.

    There is another one that is a nephew of some in our church that is trapped.

    Please be in prayer.
     
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    Praying with you.

    Dear Lord Jesus, we ask for your help and mercy for the ones trapped and their famlies, help them all to be rescued, in Jesus name we ask, and we thank you Lord, Amen.
     
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    Of course I shall pray, for everyone trapped or injured.

    This nation has by far the best mine rescue know-how & equipment on earth, located nearby, as WV & PA are ptime coal mine country.
     
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    That is awful, I will be praying.
     
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    We have been watching the news on CNN. Keep us posted, TinyTim
     
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    I have been trying to confirm whether or not the deacon I mentioned is trapped, but everyone i know to call is up there. I do fear the worse.

    CNN is what i've been watching also, along with local coverage.
     
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    and the real neat part. That Church they're meeting in, it's a Baptist Church, isn't it neat when the Body of Christ steps up and opens it's arms to the community?

    Awesome! [​IMG] :D [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    Story Update.....

    Things are not looking good... :( [​IMG] We need to keep those poor families in our Prayers... Man, I sure feel for 'em. :(

    MH
     
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    [​IMG] Praying!!!
     
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    Cost of labor is to low. If miners were paid better then the companies might find a way to robotize the equipment.
     
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    Put names to your prayers. Here are 11 from Fox News.

    Alva Martin Bennett, 50, of Buckhannon

    Jim Bennett, 61, of Philippi

    Jerry Groves, 57, Cleveland, W.Va.

    George Hamner Jr., of Gladyfork, age unavailable

    Terry Helms, 50, of Newburg

    David Lewis, 28, of Philippi

    Randal McCloy, 27, of Simpson

    Martin Toler, 50, of Flatwoods

    Fred Ware Jr., 59, of Tallmansville

    Jack Weaver, 52, of Philippi

    Marshall Winans, 49, of Talbert

    Link
     
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    CNN is reporting that one body unidentified has been found.


    Jamie
     
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    They have found one of the miners dead.

    Joseph Botwinick
     
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    The deacon I was talking about is on the above list. Martin Toler.


    At this time the one found dead is unidentified, and i am sure the families are going crazy thinking it is their loved one.
     
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    My heart aches for them. TinyTim, please keep us posted.
     
  20. In His Grace

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    Keep praying everyone, there is always hope to the very end.

    Lord Jesus, we ask for a miracle here and rescue those who are left, have mercy on all of them.
     

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