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Carrying the Cross

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Several area churches participated in “Cross Walks” to celebrate Good Friday on April 18. Pictured above, Christians in the Man area gathered to “carry” the cross through the Town of Man. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Logan held their annual cross walk early Friday morning in Logan.

 

Skirmish on the River…Civil War Re-enactment

GILBERT — The Town of Gilbert has collaborated with the Larry Joe Harless Community Center, WV Humanities Council, County Commission and WV Division of Culture and History to provide the 3rd Annual Civil War Re-enactment “Skirmish on the River”. The event will take place beginning Friday, April 25th .

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Man charged with breaking into church

A Logan man was booked on April 10 for burglarizing a church.According to a complaint filed by the West Virginia State Police, the Eagle Sanctuary was burglarized sometime between Dec. 14-17, 2013, when approximately $5,229 worth of tools was taken from the church.Tony Ellis, 35, was charged with burglary and grand larceny. His bail was set at $30,000.

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Avery celebrates 1st birthday

Avery Jo McClanahan, daughter of Wesley and Amanda Means McClanahan of Huntington, celebrated her first birthday at Billy Bob’s. She is the granddaughter of Joe and Cheryl McClanahan of Dingess and Greg and Helen Means of Indiana. Avery has one sister, Harper.

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Chafin-Amburgey to wed

Raymond and Penny Chafin of Cow Creek would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Danielle Chafin, to Aaron Michael Amburgey. Aaron is the son of Junior and Anita Amburgey of Chapmanville,The future bride is the granddaughter of Virgie Chafin of Cow Creek, the late Clifton Chafin and the late Louise Richards. She is employed by Cipriani & Werner P.C. in Charleston.The future groom is the grandson of Ernest and Lois Amburgey of...

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Former Logan boy earns Eagle Scout status

18 year old Ben Osenten, son of Reginald and Lesa Osenton, has recently reached a huge stepping stone in his life; he graduated from Boy Scout to Eagle Scout.Ben began Scouting in 2002 as a Tiger Cub in Logan, W.Va., where his mother served as cubmaster. He has been scouting ever since, accumulating 36 merit badges and six ranks.Although making Eagle Scout is a grand accomplishment for anyone, the feat is just a little bit sweeter for Osenton. This is because he fights a...

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Rowe’s HR leads Man past Buffalo

MAN — Junior Mikle Scott Rowe blasted a two-run homer over the left field fence onto the tennis courts to lead the Man High School baseball team to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Buffalo on Friday at Man’s Dr. Juan Nordelo Field.The win capped a good week for the Hillbillies which are on a three-game winning streak. Man, 10-3 on the season and ranked No. 10 in the state last week in Class A, routed 3A Lincoln County 14-2 on Wednesday and also won 11-6 at home over ...

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Logan baseball has 3-2 showing at the beach

The Logan High School baseball team is back home after a 3-2 showing this week at the annual Mingo Bay Classic tourney at Myrtle Beach, S.C.Logan, 9-4 and ranked No. 8 in the state in Class AAA, lost 2-1 to in-state team Musselman on Friday during the final day of the tournament.Musselman’s Chris Schleusf scored the winning run in the top of the eighth inning on a two-out error by Logan as the Applemen beat the Wildcats.Z. Minnick pitched for Logan and s...

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Chapmanville tennis continues fine season with more wins

The Chapmanville Regional High School tennis team remained hot just prior to spring break, as they picked up wins over Scott, Sherman and Williamstown to sweep the season series against their regional foes.The Chapmanville girls’ team is off to their best start in school history, sitting at 10-2 as they prepare for the last two weeks of the regular season.Chapmanville head coach Don Saunders said it’s been an amazing run so far this season, but that the week ...

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Action under way in the Coalfield Youth Soccer League

CHAPMANVILLE — Action resumed last weekend in the Coalfield Youth Soccer League in Chapmanville as several matches were played at the Mullins Soccer Complex.In the only 17-and-under match of the week the Knights defeated the Wolverines 2-0. Stephen Clemens and Whitney Evans each scored a goal for the Knights.In the 12-and-under division, the Destroyers shut out the Royal Thunder 15-0. John Justice led the Destroyers with seven goals. Hailey Chewning scored four and...

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Clerk releases March marriage licenses

Logan County Clerk John Turner has released the listing of marriage licenses issued for the month of March 2014.Michael Caleb Addair, 20, of Man and Kaci Michelle Nichols, 19, of LyburnThomas Joseph Marcum, 43, and Keely Nicole Wiley, 38, both of HoldenVirgil Ray Belcher, 48, and Constance Leona Jude, 45, both of BrunoJimmy E. Minor, 54, of Davin and Vickie Lynn Tomblin, 47, of ManChad Ray Collins, 28, and Latisha Marie Shell, 26, both of...

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History’s most significant day

The creation of man and his days on earth, the prophets, people and times of the Old Testament, the birth of Jesus who was born of the virgin Mary, the beginning and relentless march of the church of God across the nations of the earth have all been validated, made real and significant because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. His resurrection authenticates every thing Christians believe.Every Easter and every Sunday, we celebrate all that is bright and beautiful, good and desir...

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Guns and mental illness

Should a man with a long history of mental health issues have 54 guns in his house?Most reasonable people would say no, but that appears to have been the case with 62-year-old Rodney Bruce Black of Barboursville.Black has been indicted on two counts of murder in the Jan. 25 shooting deaths of Garrick Hopkins, 60, and his brother Carl Hopkins Jr., 61, of Oak Hill, W.Va. They were attempting to open a shed on the adjacent property, which Garrick Hopkins had just purchased,...

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Killer whale invades LMS

The Logan-Williamson cohort student teachers from Marshall University have collaborated together to construct a life-size killer whale. The whale is the focal point of the students’ second eight-week student teaching placement. The lessons will incorporate the whale, and it will be on display, along with these lesson plans, which can be viewed inside the whale.The whale was open for public display in the Logan Middle School Commons Area on Friday.The whale was part...

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Autism walk set for Sat., April 26

The 4th Annual Logan County Autism Walk will be held Sat., April 26, at Chief Logan State Park. The event is held to raise funds and awareness of autism.“This special event is open to the public and we encourage everyone to come out and support not only our organization, but the entire Autism community. The event is designed to raise funds for local programs, increase awareness, and connect families to many local services available for people living with Autism,” Stepha...

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Logan’s Street, Miller to play in basketball all-star game

The second ever Consol Energy West Virginia-Kentucky Senior All-Star game is coming up on Saturday, April 19, at Mingo Central High School and Mountain State Coach Mark Hatcher has recruited some of the state’s best talent.The state’s Player of the Year, Jon Elmore of George Washington High School, is on the team. Elmore finished the season averaging 31.4 points per game, the state’s highest scoring average since 2011.Elmore is headed to VMI next season...

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Hot Cup to open Harry Potter themed reading room

The Hot Cup of Logan is launching a magical program tonight to capture the interest of teens and young adults and help raise the literacy rate in Logan County.If you have frequented the Hot Cup recently, you may have noticed some Harry Potter themed decorations (i.e. the 9 ¾ train platform outside of their front door). What you may not know is the owner, Michael Cline, is also building a Harry Potter themed “Cupboard Under the Stairs” Reading Room, and it will be o...

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Logan Co. ranked 41 in state for childhood development

The West Virginia Kids Count Data Book was released Wednesday, April 16, and the results for Logan County were shocking.Logan ranks 41st out of W.Va. 55 counties in early child development. The ranking is based on percent low birthweight babies; infant mortality rate; child death rate; percent four year olds enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten; percent children approved for free and reduced-price meals; child abuse/neglect rate; teen birth rate; percent births to unmarried teens; percent ...

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