Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:35:56 EST 1800 Logan Co. BOE makes leadership appointments http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/3883203/Logan-Co.-BOE-makes-leadership-appointments The Logan County Board of Education met on July 7, 2014, in accordance with West Virginia Code for a special statutory organizational meeting to elect a President, Vice President, and designate a Board Member as a representative on the Regional... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Central City bridge project should start soon http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3885762/Central-City-bridge-project-should-start-soon The new Central City walking bridge project should start soon, according to Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST First sentence in Mt. Laurel kickback scheme http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3883501/First-sentence-in-Mt.-Laurel-kickback-scheme The first of 10 plea hearings from the kickback schemes and corruption scandal at the Mountain Laurel Mining Complex took place Wednesday in Federal Court in Charleston. GaryRoeher, 52, of Holden, was charged with filing a false tax return. He is... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST RMEF first annual banquet set for Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/news-sports/3884826/RMEF-first-annual-banquet-set-for-Saturday The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) Hatfield McCoy Elk Country Chapter's 1st annual banquet will be held Sat., July 12 at the Chief Logan Conference Center. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Boil water advisory http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3882797/Boil-water-advisory The City of Logan Water Department previously issued a boil water advisory for customers at 3-Mile curve due to a break in an 8 inch line. There was also a boil water advisory for some customers at Fountain Place Mall who were verbally notified by the... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Women On Wellness’ event slated for Gilbert http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3875812/Women-On-Wellness-event-slated-for-Gilbert GILBERT — An upcoming event scheduled for July 12 in the town of Gilbert centers on the importance of women's health and the crucial role they play in their family's well-being. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Applications now being accepted for vouchers http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3875494/Applications-now-being-accepted-for-vouchers By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.comPurchasing clothes and shoes for children returning to school in August is an added expense for all families, especially those who have a limited income. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Drug theft leaves victim without her medication http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3875853/Drug-theft-leaves-victim-without-her-medication By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commission to consider new Emergency Services building http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/3879752/Commission-to-consider-new-Emergency-Services-building Plans for a new Emergency Services Center in Logan County may soon be in the works. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Social media harrassment http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3878789/Social-media-harrassment David Lee Hill Jr., 39 of Chauncey, was arrested by the WVSP on June 22 for sexual abuse by parent and display of obscene matter to a minor. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hospice fundraiser set for Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3880240/Hospice-fundraiser-set-for-Saturday Dignity Hospice will host its first Annual Pig Roast and Poker Run on July 12 beginning at the Hatfield and McCoy Coal River Trail Head at 9 a.m. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Freedom Festival honored local hero http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3880577/Freedom-Festival-honored-local-hero Thirty-seven participants weathered the heat Sat., July 5 to honor fallen superhero Gabe Lyall in this year's West Virginia Freedom Festival's super hero themed 5k. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Boil water advisory issued http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3881720/Boil-water-advisory-issued CHAPMANVILLE — The Town of Chapmanville Water Department has issued a boil water advisory for only customers that live on Madison Street (previously called Mitchell Addition) in Chapmanville on July 8. The advisory was issued due to construction... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lyp Sync contestants rock WV Freedom Fest http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/3869968/Lyp-Sync-contestants-rock-WV-Freedom-Fest Twelve acts competed in the 2014 Freedom Festival Lip Sync Competition on Thurs., July 3. The acts consisted of first time competitors as well as a few veterans. The overall winner of the competition was awarded $250. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Job transitioning in the coalfields http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3873838/Job-transitioning-in-the-coalfields It was announced on Mon., June 2, that President Barrack Obama was partnering with the Environmental Protection Agency to form a new rule to lower the effects that greenhouse gases have on the environment, but at what cost? Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ex-prosecutor sentenced to 12 months http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3875808/Ex-prosecutor-sentenced-to-12-months CHARLESTON - After a lengthy hearing, which included a recess where U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston reviewed information and questions that came out during the hearing, former Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks was sentenced to 12 months in... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Morrisey announces handgun reciprocity with Nebraska http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3874302/Morrisey-announces-handgun-reciprocity-with-Nebraska Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Monday that West Virginia now has full reciprocity with the State of Nebraska, ensuring that citizens' concealed handgun licenses issued by either state will be recognized by the... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST BOE working to improve the school system http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3873317/BOE-working-to-improve-the-school-system Earlier this year, Ted Mattern, a liason with the state superintendent's office, delivered a report on Logan County Schools, citing a “lack of direction.” The report gave strategies to improve performance within six... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The past can paint a pretty picture for the future http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/3876243/The-past-can-paint-a-pretty-picture-for-the-future I witnessed something recently that I have not seen in quite a while. There were two “kids” actually participating in sports in their family's yard. That's something one doesn't see much of anymore. To beat it all, the... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Women On Wellness’ event slated for Gilbert http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3867004/Women-On-Wellness-event-slated-for-Gilbert By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST