Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:03:03 EST 1800 No Turkey: USA has to rally to beat Turks in FIBA World Cup http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50475999/No-Turkey:-USA-has-to-rally-to-beat-Turks-in-FIBA-World-Cup Unlike most first halves of play for the 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team, it was the offense that took a while to get into rhythm Sunday against Turkey in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball tournament in Spain. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:51:05 EST Common Core finding little support in WV http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50471089/Common-Core-finding-little-support-in-WV BRIDGEPORT – “Common Core” is a term on the lips of many educators and state legislators. That was particularly true during recent legislative interim committee meetings in Bridgeport. Basically, the reference is to an educational... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:15:06 EST Commission meeting successful http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50471038/Commission-meeting-successful The Logan County Commission had a productive meeting Thursday afternoon during their last regular meeting of August. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:01:04 EST Another Logan business broken into http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50472484/Another-Logan-business-broken-into Another Logan area business was broken into this past week.Thieves entered the Dollar General Store on Stratton Street early Thursday morning, but little was reported stolen. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:53:04 EST Jesus demonstrates the fruit of the Spirit http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50462968/Jesus-demonstrates-the-fruit-of-the-Spirit In Galatians chapter 5, the apostle Paul tells us about the fruits of the Spirit, those traits in the Christian life that get played out in real life with the help of the Spirit of God who lives within us. They are: love, joy, peace, patience,... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:51:04 EST Bugs and fishes for Man Central summer students http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50470931/Bugs-and-fishes-for-Man-Central-summer-students Nothing like having a living laboratory right on campus! So it is for Huff Creek, just streamside to Man Central's K-8 school grounds. The stream is literally teeming with aquatic life from wolf spiders and water snakes to hellgrammites and... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:50:04 EST State calendar contest entries due by Oct. 1 http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50470985/State-calendar-contest-entries-due-by-Oct.-1 Those wishing to submit entries for the 12th annual West Virginia Operation Wildflower “Roadsides in Bloom” calendar photo contest have until Oct. 1. The contest is sponsored by the state departments of Environmental Protection and... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:45:13 EST People are key to peace in Ferguson http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50412134/People-are-key-to-peace-in-Ferguson The perfect storm of urban circumstances has enflamed the small suburb of Ferguson, Mo., at a time when the nation feels racial rift from every corner. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:45:08 EST Blevins, Pennington, Ritchie Reunion held http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50471063/Blevins-Pennington-Ritchie-Reunion-held HENLAWSON — The Blevins, Pennington and Ritchie Reunion was held August 2, 2014, at shelter No. 7 in Chief Logan State Park. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:44:05 EST Mud Fork FWB Ladies Aide host garden supper http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50471081/Mud-Fork-FWB-Ladies-Aide-host-garden-supper MUD FORK — The Mud Fork Freewill Baptist Ladies Aid met for their August meeting and enjoyed a garden supper.Ann Deer opened the meeting taking prayer request, several testimonies were heard. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:42:04 EST Billies take down Logan in OT http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50396285/Billies-take-down-Logan-in-OT Mikle Scott Rowe is going to have a great story or two to tell his future children and grandchildren some day.Less than three months ago, Rowe helped save the Class A state championship for the Man High School baseball team. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:41:06 EST Tigers routed at Sissonville in opener, 42-14 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50396288/Tigers-routed-at-Sissonville-in-opener-42-14 SISSONVILLE — The Chapmanville Regional High School football team knew it would be in for a tough opener at Sissonville. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:40:14 EST September dove, goose and squirrel seasons approach http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/50413110/September-dove-goose-and-squirrel-seasons-approach West Virginia's hunting season kickoff coincides with the Monday (September 1) Labor Day Holiday. And just like clockwork, it's the regular dove and early goose seasons that get the ball rolling. Right on their heels is the youth squirrel... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:40:10 EST Mingo Central Miners dig past Wyoming East, 37-28 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50396294/Mingo-Central-Miners-dig-past-Wyoming-East-37-28 NEW RICHMOND — Mingo Central's punishing ground game delivered a key opening season victory. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:39:06 EST Tug Valley rolls past Tide in opener http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50471709/Tug-Valley-rolls-past-Tide-in-opener By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:38:08 EST UMWA Labor Day picnic Monday http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50472213/UMWA-Labor-Day-picnic-Monday CHARLESTON — United Mine Workers will hold its 76th Annual Labor Day Celebration at the John Slack Memorial Park in Racine on Mon., Sept. 1. Featured speakers will include United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts,... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:36:12 EST Vandalism before rivalry game http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50469375/Vandalism-before-rivalry-game MAN — On the heels of Friday's highly anticipated season opening football game between Man High School and Logan High School, there was vandalism overnight Thursday at MHS. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:36:09 EST Tunnel to be inspected http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50469426/Tunnel-to-be-inspected The Dingess Tunnel (on CR 3/5 Laurel Creek in Mingo County) will be closed from 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. September 2-3 for inspection and evaluation. Drivers are asked to use alternate routes during this time. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:36:07 EST DeLong takes ALS Challenge http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50471222/DeLong-takes-ALS-Challenge The WV Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority's Executive Director, Joe DeLong, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from TVRJ Administrator- Scott Villers, RJA Deputy Director- Paul O'Dell and Barbie Cavelli of Charleston. In... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:35:07 EST W.Va. students urged to apply for U.S. Senate Youth Program and scholarship http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50470992/W.Va.-students-urged-to-apply-for-U.S.-Senate-Youth-Program-and-scholarship WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin encouraged West Virginia high school juniors and seniors interested in government and public service to apply for the 53rd Annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP). Two applicants will be... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:32:03 EST