The Chapmanville Tigers have been playing boys’ basketball for more than 70 years.Not once have they ever played in the state tournament.That could change soon.Very soon.Chapmanville Regional High School advanced to next week’s Class AA Region 4 co-championship game against Nicholas County with Friday night’s dramatic 54-53 win over rival Scott in the sectional championship game at Logan’s Willie Akers Arena.The win moves the Tigers one step closer to the Charleston Civic Center and the 101st state tournament, set for March 18-22.It was not just a big step for the Chapmanville basketball program.It was a giant leap.
Beginning tomorrow, March 10, Kindergarten registration packets will be available to pick-up for your local elementary school for the 2014-2015 school term. Parents will need to bring the completed registration packet to their home school site Fri., March 21.If parents are unable to complete the registration packet ahead of time, they may do so on the day on enrollment, Fri., March 21. All kindergarten students for 2014-2015 must enroll at their home school.Parents will ...
There was a time not that long ago when nearly every Logan County community had its own version of today’s Wal-Mart. To the mining camp souls who usually lived near the establishments, they were simply known as the “Company Stores.”
LOGAN — March 14 has been set as the trial date for Logan’s head boys basketball coach Mark Hatcher. The trial is set for 1:30 p.m. Hatcher, 43, of Logan, is charged with assaulting Chapmanville police officer N.D. Tucker during a brawl at the Logan-Scott game at Chapmanville Regional High School on December 14, 2013.The highly-successful LHS coach has been accused of assaulting Tucker while both were apparently trying to break-up a fight between players. After a missed...
CHARLESTON — Since winning America’s Got Talent, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. has been giving his time and talent to several worthy causes, including food drives, education and diabetes. Now he has teamed up in a raffle with the Riverside High School Warrior Marching Band in an effort to outfit the band in new uniforms. The grand prize winner could win a day exploring the Hatfield McCoy Trail System on their new Coleman Trail Tamer 500 ATV.
Do marijuana smokers ever wonder where their pot has been? For those incarcerated at South Western Regional Jail, it could have been smuggled in the jail by the seat of an inmate’s pants, literally.According to a criminal complaint filed by the West Virginia State Police on December 30, 2013, they were notified by authorities at Southwestern Regional Jail that an inmate, Jeremy White, 29, of Madison, had a balloon containing a leafy green substance, believed to be marijuana, ...
CHARLESTON — All 34 state senators joined Friday in sponsoring a bill to honor the life and public service of Mingo County’s James Howard “Buck” Harless. The Taplin native passed away peacefully on January 1, according to the resolution.Mingo Senator H. Truman Chafin introduced the bill and discussed the accomplishments of Harless on the senate floor. Senators Bob Plymale of Wayne County; Art Kirkendoll of Logan; and Brooks McCabe of Kanawha also spoke in su...
CHARLESTON – West Logan restaurant owner Gregory A. Dotson, 51, of Chapmanville pled guilty Thurs., March 6, to laundering cash from an illegal gambling operation.Dotson, proprietor of Giovanni’s of Logan in West Logan, was charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for illegally operating a poker machine gambling parlor in the back of a tobacco store in South Williamson, Ky., since May of 2008
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