Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:24:30 EST 1800 Logan’s Street, Miller to play in basketball all-star game http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3588815/Logans-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. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hot Cup to open Harry Potter themed reading room http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/3585894/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. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan Co. ranked 41 in state for childhood development http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/3584724/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. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Littering bill dies in Senate http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3587418/Littering-bill-dies-in-Senate The Appalachian Mountains are considered some of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Anywhere one goes in West Virginia the splendor of the mountain state is best represented by its hills, mountains, rivers, lakes and streams. Unfortunately, it... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wildcats fall to Virginia team at the beach http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3542296/Wildcats-fall-to-Virginia-team-at-the-beach The Logan High School baseball team dropped to 7-3 on the season with Wednesday's 4-2 loss to Greenbrier Valley Christian Academy out of Chesapeake, Va., in the Mingo Bay Classic Baseball Tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST W.Va. state parks and forests - visit every chance you get http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3586168/W.Va.-state-parks-and-forests---visit-every-chance-you-get Spring brings warmer temperatures, fragrant blossoms, the melody of chirping birds and new opportunities for adventure. It is also the time when many of us begin planning our spring and summer getaways-a memorable family vacation, a relaxing getaway... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST VA needing to process claims more efficiently http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3585235/VA-needing-to-process-claims-more-efficiently Veterans Administration officials insist they are making progress in reducing the time those who have served our country in uniform must wait for decisions on disability benefits. The claims backlog allegedly has been cut by 40 percent during recent... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Upward Look: If the Lord Will http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3585481/Upward-Look:-If-the-Lord-Will “For that ye ought to say, if the Lord will, we shall live, and do this or that.” (James 4:15) Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST And the wall came tumbling down http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3587059/And-the-wall-came-tumbling-down WEST LOGAN — A retaining wall on Third Avenue has begun crumbling due to recent heavy rains in the West Logan area. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Plans announced for Shriner’s Car Show http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3562194/Plans-announced-for-Shriners-Car-Show WILLIAMSON - With spring offically here, thoughts soon turn to outdoor activities and community events that have become a common sight in Mingo County. One such annual event that is always popular among people of all ages is the Tug Valley Shrine Club... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST County Commission signs proclamation, declares April Child Abuse Awareness Month http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/3580655/County-Commission-signs-proclamation-declares-April-Child-Abuse-Awareness-Month Thursday, April 10, a special signing ceremony was held to highlight the Logan County Commission's proclamation for April as Child Abuse Awareness Month. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Emergency services plans expansion http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3583003/Emergency-services-plans-expansion LOGAN — Logan County emergency services plans to modernize and provide more space for training sessions and other administrative work when some of their staff moves into a Logan building in a few months. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST House fire in south Man http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/3581852/House-fire-in-south-Man The City of Man Fire Department was assisted by Buffalo Creek Fire Department and Station 200 Tuesday when they responded to a house fire at a residence in South Man. The home belonged to Mike and Gretchen Donahoe. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST VA social workers to hold monthly ‘drop-in’ for local vets http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3574390/VA-social-workers-to-hold-monthly-drop-in-for-local-vets Sue Yancy and Sarah Roberts, social workers with the West Virginia Veteran's Association Homeless Outreach Program, will be coming to the Logan Veteran Center on Monday, April 21 for their first monthly “drop-in day” for local... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Government As Innovator? You Bet! http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3582743/Government-As-Innovator-You-Bet Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it's down to $134 billion. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Meth use at epidemic level http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3582752/Meth-use-at-epidemic-level While prescription drug abuse is still at an epidemic level throughout the country, methamphetamine can certainly be viewed in the same manner. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rain suspends Logan’s second game down south http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3542276/Rain-suspends-Logans-second-game-down-south Rain was the winner on Tuesday at the Mingo Bay Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as the Logan High School baseball team saw its game with Socastee High School (S.C.) called off. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jordan Roberts already impressing CFL’s Ottawa RedBlacks http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3574463/Jordan-Roberts-already-impressing-CFLs-Ottawa-RedBlacks “Write down the name of Jordan Roberts.” Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Little General kicks off statewide fundraiser tomorrow http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3581675/Little-General-kicks-off-statewide-fundraiser-tomorrow Tomorrow, April 18, at 11:00 a.m., Little General Convenience Stores kick off a multi-week campaign at their Airport Road location in Chapmanville to raise funds for the Children's Home Society of West Virginia. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3581977/ The city of Logan is hosting a “Spring Cleanup.” Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST