It started out like most normal March days, unpredictable as they may be, never knowing from one day to the next whether the day’s weather menu would include rain, sleet, snow, wind, or all of the above. Winter was not quiet completed and, with just five days to go before the advent of Spring, most everyone in Logan County was going about their business as usual on this grey, dismal March 15, 2012.
DEHUE — The 28th Annual Dehue Community Reunion was held August 9-10, 2013, atDehue Chambers Grade School on Rum Creek. Former Dehue residents from all over came home to keep memories of their former community alive.States represented included West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, Florida, California, North Carolina, Indiana, Missouri, Illinois, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Michigan.The event began Friday evening, Aug. 9, with guests enjoy...
Pearl and Vivian Hudson of Chapmanville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Ann Hudson, to Zakkery Dakota Justice, the son of John and Kimberly Justice of Harts. The bride-to-be is majoring in Cosmetology at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; the prospective groom has graduated with an Electrical Engineering Degree, also for Southern. The couple will exchange marriage vows at 5 p.m. Fri., March 21, 2014, at First Chur...
From West Virginia to California, members of the 1974 Class of Logan High School are sharing memories and photographs via social media as they prepare to celebrate their 40th reunion.Organizers Barbara Conn Stambaugh, Cheryl Mullins Taylor and Leah Ferguson Luptak, working primarily with classmates on a Facebook page dedicated to their class, have released the schedule, as well as costs associated with the various events planned.Graduates will gather Friday through Sunda...
Logan County Circuit Clerk Vickie Kolota has released the listing of divorces and annulments finalized during the month of February 2014.Kevin Walter Martin, 36, and Brandy Shawn Statzer, 38Grove Alfred Gerace, 27, and Kimberly Dawn Tackett, 25David Allan Thompson, 47, and Patricia Ann Mosley, 47William B. Sanders, 40, and Lisa Workman, 42Donald Ray Adkins Jr., 42, and Delana Sue Tomblin, 45Dennis James Wells, 50, and Juanita R...
Accoville — Name composed from first initials of the Amherst Coal Company plus ville. Named when they opened the mine about 1916.Barnabus — Named in 1910 for Barnabus Clay. Earlier called Cow Creek from a stream the town is located on.Big Creek — The community sits by a large creek also called Big Creek.Bruno — Source unknown. On Route 80 about 4 miles south of Man.Chapmanville — Founded in 1800 and incorporated in 1947...
Maybe not in a boat, nor with a goat, but students celebrated at Holden Central Elementary School with “The Cat in the Hat.” It’s very important to help students develop a life-long love of reading by making it fun. So, they called the doctor, Dr. Seuss, of course, and he said, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Sisters Lillian and Margaret were 20 and 18 years old when they worked at the Sylvania Defense Plant at Huntington, W.Va., during World War II.Margaret Elizabeth Parsons Short passed away in 2005. Margaret’s daughter, Brenda Thomas, interviewed her aunt about the experiences the sisters shared during World War II. Thomas shared the sisters’ story, as well as a photo of the two at the time, with The Logan Banner.Margaret’s sister, Lillian Gertrude Parson...
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