Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:50:51 EST 1800 Wildcat Wipeout in Home Opener http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/152553704/Wildcat-Wipeout-in-Home-Opener The Logan High School baseball team stands for the National Anthem prior to Tuesday night's home opener with Charleston Catholic at Logan's Roger Gertz Field. The Wildcats wiped out the Irish, winning 9-2 to improve to 2-0 on the season. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:35:31 EST Shooting supspect arrested in Huntington http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152567086/Shooting-supspect-arrested-in-Huntington The manhunt for Jason Cyrus, 24, of Logan, ended in Cabell County Tues., March 24. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:15:31 EST Coalfield counties lead in poor health outcomes http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152564397/Coalfield-counties-lead-in-poor-health-outcomes Around Spring every year, there seems to be flood of studies released concerning the shifts in demographics that occurred over the previous year and years past, and this Spring has been no exception. The recent Kids Count demographic survey based its... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:05:32 EST Childhood do-over? No way http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152569714/Childhood-do-over-No-way On those occasions when I can't think of anything constructive and worthwhile to do, I go on Facebook. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:55:31 EST The reality of sexual assault http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion_columns/152569958/The-reality-of-sexual-assault The most common violent crime on many college campuses today is sexual assault.The scope of the problem can include everything from stalking to unwanted advances to rape — often at the hands of an acquaintance. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:50:31 EST Sobriety checkpoint set for this weekend http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152568695/Sobriety-checkpoint-set-for-this-weekend CHAPMANVILLE — On Sat., March 28, members of the Chapmanville Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint along W.Va. Route 10 in Chapmanville beginning at 8 p.m. and ending at 2... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:38 EST Jenkins named to subcommittees http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152556009/Jenkins-named-to-subcommittees WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va. 3) has been named to three subcommittees of the extremely powerful House Appropriations Committee. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:33 EST Tomblin recieves Prestera Award http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152557501/Tomblin-recieves-Prestera-Award HUNTINGTON — Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has been awarded the 2015 Michael Prestera Award of Excellence. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:32 EST License plate slogans: Allow any or none http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152559381/License-plate-slogans:-Allow-any-or-none The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, March 24:——— Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:31 EST Poca’s Frampton named 2A all-state captain; Chapmanville trio HM http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152563383/Pocas-Frampton-named-2A-all-state-captain;-Chapmanville-trio-HM By Rich StevensCharleston Daily MailCHARLESTON — The Poca High School boys basketball team discovered many rewards with its 27-0 season. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:05:32 EST SC topples Lady Cats in opener, 7-2 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152504593/SC-topples-Lady-Cats-in-opener-7-2 South Charleston handed the Logan High School softball team a 7-2 loss in Tuesday night's season opener at the Logan Softball Complex. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:10:33 EST Logan takes out Irish in home opener http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152504569/Logan-takes-out-Irish-in-home-opener A four-run first-inning set the tone for the Logan High School baseball team which routed Charleston Catholic 9-2 on Tuesday in the home opener for the Wildcats at Logan's Roger Gertz Field. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:00:31 EST Fairmont’s Stoller heads 2A all-state; Chapmanville’s Hainer HM http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152552373/Fairmonts-Stoller-heads-2A-all-state;-Chapmanvilles-Hainer-HM FAIRMONT — Fairmont Senior's Emily Stoller is the true definition of a floor general. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:55:32 EST Tigers outscore Tolsia 48-1 in DH sweep http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152512420/Tigers-outscore-Tolsia-48-1-in-DH-sweep CHAPMANVILLE — Tuesday night's home doubleheader between Chapmanville Regional High School's baseball team and Tolsia figured to be pretty ugly. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:55:31 EST Chapmanville council opens bidding for new building http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152535488/Chapmanville-council-opens-bidding-for-new-building On the evening of March 23, the Chapmanville Town Council was called to order for a special session that involved, among other things, the very important step of opening the second round of the bidding process for the construction of a new city... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:39 EST Kids Count releases 2014 data http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152538920/Kids-Count-releases-2014-data The W.Va. Kids Count Data Book for 2014 has been released and the book acts as a county-by-county demographic guide for several important social, economic and health-related factors. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:38 EST LEAD announces spring jamboree http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152457014/LEAD-announces-spring-jamboree The LEAD Community Organization has announced that it will host a Spring Jamboree at the Savas-Kostas Theater at Southern West Virginia Technical and Community College. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:38 EST Tomblin signs budget with $15M from reserves http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152545415/Tomblin-signs-budget-with-$15M-from-reserves CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed next year's state budget Tuesday after nixing about $11 million for a variety of programs, from higher education to health. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:37 EST PRIDE to offer driving safety course http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152539475/PRIDE-to-offer-driving-safety-course PRIDE Community Services has announced that it will host a driving course sponsored by AARP. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:36 EST Flooding is an annual menace http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152545661/Flooding-is-an-annual-menace Decent roads and bridges became a top priority for Logan County leaders after the railroad finally reached Logan a few years after the beginning of the 20th century. When the coal mines started sprouting up in just about every hollow in the county,... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:35 EST