Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:42:11 EST 1800 West Virginia’s spring gobbler season opens Monday http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152929055/West-Virginias-spring-gobbler-season-opens-Monday SOUTH CHARLESTON — Spring gobbler season opens in West Virginia Monday, April 27 and runs through Saturday, May 23. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:05:32 EST Reds’ bullpen fails again, Cubs rally for 7-3 win in 11 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153135578/Reds-bullpen-fails-again-Cubs-rally-for-7-3-win-in-11 CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds' wasteful offense and troublesome bullpen let another one slip away. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:50:31 EST Videos: Logan 8, Chapmanville 0 (High School Softball) http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153134915/Videos:-Logan-8-Chapmanville-0-(High-School-Softball) It was all Logan on Friday night as the Logan High School softball team won 8-0 over county rival Chapmanville at the Logan Softball Complex.The Lady Cats won the season series with the Lady Tigers 2-0. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:00:31 EST Watch: Logan softball’s Kelsey Ward hits a home run vs. Chapmanville http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153133409/Watch:-Logan-softballs-Kelsey-Ward-hits-a-home-run-vs.-Chapmanville Kelsey Ward had the big hit of the game on Friday night as the Logan High School softball third base ripped an inside, belt-high fastball from Chapmanville pitcher Cydnee Lambert over the field centerfield fence for a solo home run. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:50:32 EST Logan baseball wins over GW, Point http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153044200/Logan-baseball-wins-over-GW-Point The Logan High School baseball team got into a 3-0 hole to George Washington on Friday night at home but rallied to win 5-3 over the Patriots at Logan's Roger Gertz Field. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:30:31 EST Community gardening http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153082314/Community-gardening Sustainable Logan County has began construction on a community garden next to the Salvation Army on Stratton Street. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:25:32 EST Saturday events include walk, hike and run http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153101035/Saturday-events-include-walk-hike-and-run Chief Logan State Park will host its 32nd annual Sue Browning Wildflower Hike this Saturday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:20:40 EST Jailbreak foiled at Southwestern Regional Jail http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153104241/Jailbreak-foiled-at-Southwestern-Regional-Jail A man from the Holden area has attempted to break out of the Southwestern Regional Jail in Holden. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:20:39 EST The historic 123-year old Dingess Tunnel http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/153105089/The-historic-123-year-old-Dingess-Tunnel The counties of Logan, Mingo and Wyoming have more in common than one may realize. Besides containing mountains of coal and families who depend upon it, each was given an Indian name. Logan, of course, was named to honor Mingo Chieftain Logan, Mingo... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:20:37 EST Storm damages post office http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153106071/Storm-damages-post-office The U.S. Post Office in downtown Logan was damaged during the storm that hit the Logan area on Fri., April 3, bearing high winds, hail and heavy rain. Postmaster Thea Ferguson told The Logan Banner that repairs should begin this weekend. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:20:35 EST Ann McFeatters: We must trust Obama to negotiate a good trade pact http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153098022/Ann-McFeatters:-We-must-trust-Obama-to-negotiate-a-good-trade-pact WASHINGTON — Uh-oh, Democrats are in disarray.It's over 40 million jobs, wages, unions, the middle class's future, and the export of everything from apples to oranges. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:20:33 EST Manchin’s decision to stay in Senate http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153100560/Manchins-decision-to-stay-in-Senate The following editorial appeared in the Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on April 21:——— Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:20:31 EST ‘Aftershocks’ in W.Va. from decline of coal http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153100627/Aftershocks-in-W.Va.-from-decline-of-coal The following editorial appeared in The Register-Herald, Beckley, on April 19:——-The decline of coal in southern West Virginia continues to be felt in our communities. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:17:02 EST Wildcats hand out Capital punishment http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153040271/Wildcats-hand-out-Capital-punishment The Logan High School baseball team handed down some Capital punishment on Wednesday night as the Class AAA No. 6-ranked Wildcats pounded on the Cougars 10-1 at Logan's Roger Gertz Field. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:16:14 EST Johnson pitching well at WVU Tech http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152271618/Johnson-pitching-well-at-WVU-Tech A trio of former Logan County baseball players are currently on the roster of the NAIA WVU Tech college baseball team.Craig Johnson, a senior pitcher from Chapmanville Regional High School, is one of the Bears' top hurlers. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:15:58 EST Man’s Simpson having big year at WV State http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153071997/Mans-Simpson-having-big-year-at-WV-State Man High School product Jordan Simpson is having a good junior season with the West Virginia State University baseball team. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:15:51 EST More than 1,000 watch as CYSL kicks off eighth season http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153060613/More-than-1000-watch-as-CYSL-kicks-off-eighth-season CHAPMANVILLE — It was an exciting day at the Mullins Soccer Complex last Saturday in Chapmanville as the spring season kicked off for the Coalfield Youth Soccer League. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:15:31 EST WVU football spring game set for Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153041492/WVU-football-spring-game-set-for-Saturday MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University is hosting its annual Gold-Blue Spring Football Game on Saturday at 1 p.m., at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:40:31 EST Boil water advisories http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153101598/Boil-water-advisories A Boil Water Advisory has been put in effect for customers of the City of Logan Water Department who live at Middleburg Addition in Logan. A Boil Water Advisory has also been put in effect for customers of the Logan County Public Service District... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:40:31 EST Lady Cats’ Ward signs with Concord http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/153040229/Lady-Cats-Ward-signs-with-Concord Softball has taken Aarron Ward to a lot of places. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:45:33 EST