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.”
The Logan Police Department has started cracking down on traffic.That was the message former Logan police chief David White took to the Logan City Council on March 11.White explained that many businesses in town had complained that business in town was down because many customers could not find places to park. Exacerbating that problem, White noted, was the fact that many state government employees who work at the new $10 million dollar building in town have been snaggin...
WILLIAMSON — A section of the West Virginia state code dealing with emergencies and natural disasters has apparently convinced the Mingo County commission it has the authority to close highways at will.County Commission President Greg “Hootie” Smith cited 15-5-8 of the code as authority for declaring March 3 a “Code III” of “Level III” emergency when asked by a reporter Tuesday.Issues have arisen concerning the declaration, espec...
MAN — Members of the Man town council discussed the future of a parcel of property that will be empty soon at their monthly meeting on March 10.Longtime Councilman Roger Muncy asked Mayor Jim Blevins if there was any news regarding the old Junior High School building in town.Mayor Blevins said that he did not feel the town needed to be saddled with repair and utility bills for the old facility, adding he had heard the structure will most likely be torn down by the ...
The Logan County Sheriff’s Department recently executed a warrant and arrested John Lee McFarland, 43, of Logan.The criminal complaint filed in the Magistrate Court of Logan County says between the dates of August 26 and September 28, 2013, McFarland was at the address of the victim, where he removed two firearms: a Smith and Wesson .22 caliber semi-automatic pistol and a Harrington and Richardson Topper 20 gauge single-shot shotgun.The victim was out of town from ...
The Healthy Logan group had a full agenda at their February meeting.During her Treasurer’s Report, Dana Wright reported the Logan County Commission (as trustee) reports a starting balance in 2013 of $8,500 for the Coalition. The January 2014 starting balance was $6,990.48, with total expenditures in 2013 of $1509.52. Wright thinks the balance does not include the $2,100 grant recently awarded for the Cooking Matters program.
Friends of Skyler Miller held a special prayer service at Logan High School Tuesday evening, sending up their thoughts and requests for his recovery.Skyler Miller is 15 and a promising athlete at Logan High. He’s battling acute myeloid leukemia (AML.Doctors discovered the disease as they did blood work after Skyler had an ATV accident.He has been in the battle of his life ever since. He underwent treatment and seemed to be recovering, but unfortunately t...
Childhood birthday parties usually consist of balloons, games, a gaily decorated birthday cake and lots of surprises found in colorfully wrapped boxes. One local girl celebrated her eighth birthday recently but instead of presents, she asked guests to bring a donation to help homeless animals.Roxy Winter, the daughter of Michael and Larra Winter, donated more than 300 pounds of dog food, cat food and animal treats to The Paws Squad, a local dog rescue program.Roxy said s...
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