Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:42:50 EST 1800 Morgan Co. plays waiting game in state LL tourney http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50006431/Morgan-Co.-plays-waiting-game-in-state-LL-tourney CHAPMANVILLE — And now Morgan County plays the waiting game. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County gridders hope to lead West to victory http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50009435/County-gridders-hope-to-lead-West-to-victory Logan County football players were often times the backbone of the West Virginia All-Star team in the annual Hatfield-McCoy Senior Bowl. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST PRIDE’s Single Family Housing Program http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/50063652/PRIDEs-Single-Family-Housing-Program PRIDE Community Services began a project in 2012 called the Single Family Housing Program to assist low income and very low income families with the process of purchasing a home. Through the duration of constructing two homes near the Peach Creek area... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Why incumbents keep getting reelected http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50054613/Why-incumbents-keep-getting-reelected It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating. In June, a Gallup poll found members' standing with the American people at a historic... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Hoppers coming to Coalfield Jamboree http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features-news/50057985/The-Hoppers-coming-to-Coalfield-Jamboree The Hoppers, known as America's Favorite Family of Gospel Music, will visit the Coalfield Jamboree Sat., July 26 at 7 p.m. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commission helps fund new Emergency building http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50057079/Commission-helps-fund-new-Emergency-building Roger Bryant, LEASA director, addressed the Logan County Commission earlier this month about purchasing the old 84 Lumber building to use as a centralized emergency response station. In a special meeting held Thurs., July 24, the commission made a... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thornsbury set to report http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50065008/Thornsbury-set-to-report PENSACOLA, Fla. — Former Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury is apparently headed for what Forbes magazine calls the second “cushiest” federal prison camp in America. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST WVSP bust marijuana sell http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50055976/WVSP-bust-marijuana-sell Amanda Jean Fuchs, 28 of Accoville, and Austin Robert Ezell, 19 of Waterford, Mississippi, were arrested by the WVSP on July 19 for multiple charges. Fuchs has been charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and conspiracy. Ezell is... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ukraine deserving support http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50054709/Ukraine-deserving-support Ukraine's new leader is making progress in regaining control over eastern areas of the country that were seized by Russian-backed insurgents, but he's getting no help from the United States or the European Union. In fact, President Petro... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Leaky suitcase leads to liquor http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50006751/Leaky-suitcase-leads-to-liquor Reprinted from Logan County Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 32, Issue 1, 2009Leaky Suitcase Gave Clew to Whereabouts Of Seventeen Pints of LiquorFrom the Logan Democrat; June 14, 1917 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Smoot celebrates 100th birthday http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/50052224/Smoot-celebrates-100th-birthday ACCOVILLE — Lula Smoot of Accoville celebrated her 100th birthday on June 29, 2014. A large gathering of family and friends gathered Sat., June 28, to honor Smoot on her special occasion. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST State LL finals moved to Friday at C-ville http://loganbanner.com/news/localsports1/50006418/State-LL-finals-moved-to-Friday-at-C-ville CHAPMANVILLE — Friday night is the night.It's the night of the 11-12-year-old State Little League baseball championship game at Chapmanville's Tracy Vickers Field. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two arrested in murder, arson case http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50049815/Two-arrested-in-murder-arson-case LITTLETON, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Police have announced that the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Samuel L. Spencer and Natasha L. Burns in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, on Mon., July 21, for three counts of first degree... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brewers sweep three-game series with Reds http://loganbanner.com/news/mlb/50041168/Brewers-sweep-three-game-series-with-Reds MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy has been frustrated, struggling at the plate the past month despite being named to his first All-Star team.That all changed Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST East meets West next week on gridiron http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50008942/East-meets-West-next-week-on-gridiron This past winter, Logan High School football coach Gary Mullins was notified he had been picked to coach the West Virginia All-Stars in the annual Hatfield-McCoy Senior Bowl.Then came a change of plans. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Gilbert native Justice to coach East All-Stars http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50033224/Gilbert-native-Justice-to-coach-East-All-Stars BRADSHAW — Gilbert native and alumnus Gherig Justice will coach the East senior all-stars in the inaugural Cliffs Natural Resources Senior Bowl game to be played on August 2 at Harless Stadium on the campus of Mingo Central High... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Remembering the ‘70s http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50050545/Remembering-the-70s Technology has transformed our world tremendously. It doesn't take a genius to figure out that life is getting easier for most people. And, greatly due to modern medicine, life expectancy has increased significantly from around the turn of the... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman critical after motorcycle accident http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50049863/Woman-critical-after-motorcycle-accident KOPPERSTON - The Beckley detachment of the West Virginia State Police is investigating a motorcycle crash involving two well-known Mingo County residents. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LMAMH to offer an array of new, improved services http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50043060/LMAMH-to-offer-an-array-of-new-improved-services Logan Mingo Area Mental Health has undergone a lot of change over the past couple of years. With hiring the new CEO Donna Cooke, new staffing opportunities, required higher education for employees and more, the company seems to be on an upward... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Manchin brings ‘Hollow’ documentary to Washington, D.C. http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50049985/Manchin-brings-Hollow-documentary-to-Washington-D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Senator Joe Manchin hosted more than 250 guests in the United States Capitol Building for a special viewing of the award-winning “Hollow” documentary with filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon. The film,... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST