Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:25:55 EST 1800 Widespread layoffs with Alpha http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150625670/Widespread-layoffs-with-Alpha BRISTOL, Va. — Alpha Natural Resources announced Friday the company will be shutting down sections of two mines in West Virginia and idling one mine in Kentucky. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:01:04 EST Local bank to celebrate 50th anniversary http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150618866/Local-bank-to-celebrate-50th-anniversary Half a century ago a small local bank opened its doors and over the decades became a part of the life of downtown Logan. Along the way the entity grew and expanded but stayed a vital part of the communities it served. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:09:02 EST Giving thanks to vets http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150604386/Giving-thanks-to-vets HENLAWSON — The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 308 held their annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at noon at the Vet's Center in Henlawson. Area veterans were invited to attend. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:21:03 EST Matt Patterson toy drive underway http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150609826/Matt-Patterson-toy-drive-underway LOGAN – The ninth annual Matt Patterson Memorial Toy Drive has begun for the 2014 holiday season. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:36:05 EST KidsFirst Clinic to open http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150615689/KidsFirst-Clinic-to-open Logan Regional Medical Center and Logan Mingo Child Advocacy Centers have announced the grand opening of a special outpatient clinic to serve child victims of sex crimes in Logan and Mingo Counties. This clinic is not designed to replace the... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:35:07 EST Engineers win award for Man bridge http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150613867/Engineers-win-award-for-Man-bridge MAN – A Kentucky-based engineering company has won an award for their work on the Trestle Off-Highway Vehicle Bridge in the town of Man. Summit Engineering, Inc. was selected as the 2014 WV DOH Engineering Excellence Award in the Planning,... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:35:05 EST The poor suffer from hunger — not the munchies http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/150609287/The-poor-suffer-from-hunger--not-the-munchies Thanksgiving is an occasion when we gather with our families for festive meals. It's also a time when many of us donate to help the less fortunate celebrate with their families. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:34:05 EST Aging infrastructure http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/150601499/Aging-infrastructure Charleston-area residents whose water comes out of the West Virginia American Water treatment plant on the Elk River received a reminder that chemical tanks are not the only worry, when it comes to their water supply. Last week, a broken sewer line... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:34:04 EST Don’t forget to say ‘thanks’ to your teachers http://loganbanner.com/news/letters/150619965/Dont-forget-to-say-thanks-to-your-teachers Editor,With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the Arch Coal Foundation encourages West Virginians to also take a moment to thank a teacher who has made a difference in their lives or the life of a child. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:33:04 EST Adkins inks with UC tennis team http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150557672/Adkins-inks-with-UC-tennis-team Jacob Adkins is following in his head coach Justin Turner's footsteps.He's going to play collegiate tennis at the University of Charleston. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:31:06 EST Garin Justice named MEC Coach of the Year http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150595829/Garin-Justice-named-MEC-Coach-of-the-Year Banner Staff Report Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:31:05 EST Panthers hope to beat Buffalo, advance to Final Four http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150606380/Panthers-hope-to-beat-Buffalo-advance-to-Final-Four The No. 2 ranked Tug Valley High School football team continues to win close games. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:30:07 EST West Virginia high school football playoff schedule http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150606061/West-Virginia-high-school-football-playoff-schedule CLASS A PlayoffsSecond roundNov. 21-22No. 9 Moorefield (10-2) at No. 1 St. Marys (11-0), Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:30:04 EST LRMC continues with more upgrades http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150602541/LRMC-continues-with-more-upgrades LOGAN — Logan Regional Medical Center is saying out with the old and in with the new as they replaced all of the older hospital beds and invested in new state of the art beds. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:36:04 EST WVU set to clash with Kansas State http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150605731/WVU-set-to-clash-with-Kansas-State MORGANTOWN (AP) — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder prefers to find incentive from the disappointment of the Wildcats' first Big 12 loss. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:31:05 EST Continuing the Second Amendment fight http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150583610/Continuing-the-Second-Amendment-fight CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey continues the fight for firearm rights in the U.S. Court of Appeals. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:34:03 EST Angel Tree project http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150600940/Angel-Tree-project LOGAN — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Logan. On November 14, the cold north wind was blowing and snow was falling all around. Inside of Logan Bank and Trust, several men and women were busy putting up a Christmas... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:34:02 EST Auditor: Hatfield McCoy authority skirts state law http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150590285/Auditor:-Hatfield-McCoy-authority-skirts-state-law CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Hatfield McCoy Recreation Authority isn't following state purchasing, ethics and employee bonus laws, according to a report from the state legislative auditor. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:33:12 EST Local business recognized http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150595469/Local-business-recognized CHAPMANVILLE — Dignity Hospice of Chapmanville was recognized as one of the Huntington District Distinguished Employers by the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS). The Huntington District consists of Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln,... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:33:10 EST Vandals paid a visit to GMS football field http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150605156/Vandals-paid-a-visit-to-GMS-football-field GILBERT — Gilbert Middle School's football field was recently visited by some vandals, leaving school officials and all those that volunteer with the field's upkeep with a nasty mess to clean up. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:33:09 EST