Mitt Romney said the problems with the American economy are President Obama's fault.
He said 23 million Americans are unemployed and the president seems to be targeting coal as a bad thing.
Romney says he has five things he wants to do, and the first on the list is to take advantage of the energy sources we already have.
Many in the audience say they hope Romney will keep his word regarding coal. Click here to read what some had to say regarding Romney's plans.
The other four are: to rescue public education "which is failing our kids," develop a trade policy that works for America, balance the budget and encourage small business.
Romney was applauded by hundreds of coal miners brought in by buses.
He asked each member of the audience to convince one other person, once a month, to vote for him. Many offered their opinion on the Romney camp including former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. Click here to read Strickland's stance on Romney.
Afterward, he went through the audience, shaking hands and posing for pictures, before making his exit and going on to his next campaign stop.
Click Here for pictures from the visit.
Tuesday, one of the main men vying to be the next president of the United States of America will be in the Ohio Valley.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will be at Century Mine near Beallsville. Click here for the story on Murray Energy Corp. founder and CEO Bob Murray's reaction to Romney's visit.
The final preparations are being handled and security details are in place. Click here for the story about the security preparations.
The presidential candidate will arrive at approximately 12:30 p.m. and is expected to speak for about 15 minutes. You can watch the speech at WTRF.com.