Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:39:58 EST 1800 Buffalo Creek Disaster http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152108273/Buffalo-Creek-Disaster The date Feb. 26, 1972, will always hold a certain level of emotion in Logan County. The pain, memories, and feelings associated with the Buffalo Creek Disaster are, for some, still vivid and visceral. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:39 EST Soccer rolls over Board of Education http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152089843/Soccer-rolls-over-Board-of-Education President of the Logan County Board of Education (BOE) Jim Frye called the Feb. 26, board meeting at Ralph R. Willis Vocational School to order with the pledge of allegiance and a prayer, and, shorty afterwards, the main issue of night grabbed the... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:37 EST GPS tracker leads State Police to arrest http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152090404/GPS-tracker-leads-State-Police-to-arrest On Feb. 11, Trooper First Class T.D. Boggs, with the West Virginia State Police (WVSP), received a grand larceny complaint from an investigator working for Chesapeake Energy — a battery worth around $1,200 had been stolen. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:36 EST Abandoned dog rescued http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152107845/Abandoned-dog-rescued WILLIAMSON — A German Sheppard, now lovingly named Socrates, was found shivering in the cold in Williamson, tethered to a dog house. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:35 EST Spring forest fire season starts today http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152107577/Spring-forest-fire-season-starts-today CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents that the state's spring forest fire season starts March 1, 2015, and runs through May 31, 2015. During these three months, daytime burning is prohibited from the... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:34 EST Justice Elementary inducts Student Council http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152107756/Justice-Elementary-inducts-Student-Council Justice Elementary held its first Student Council Inauguration on January 15, 2015. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:32 EST Logan High School names poetry winner http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152099590/Logan-High-School-names-poetry-winner Richard Ojeda, a senior at Logan High School (LHS), has been named, on Feb. 27, the winner of the school's 2015 Poetry Out Loud writing contest. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:31 EST Bring peace to your mind http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152107119/Bring-peace-to-your-mind Have you ever wanted a little peace and quiet?Just a few minutes from the hectic pace…No phone calls.No knocks on the door.No screaming children.No spouse to pick up after. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:45:45 EST From the desk of Delegate Jeff Eldridge http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152107145/From-the-desk-of-Delegate-Jeff-Eldridge This legislative session has begun to enter into the busiest section of the year. The House has consistently had evening sessions in order to ensure that the maximum amount of legislation can meet the floor. Regardless of the merits of each piece of... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:45:43 EST Welfare drug tests http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152065396/Welfare-drug-tests The following editorial appeared in the The Register-Herald, Bleckley, on Feb. 24:——- Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:45:43 EST Tigers hope to repeat as sectional champs http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152070845/Tigers-hope-to-repeat-as-sectional-champs CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Tigers have grabbed the No. 1 seed for this week's Class AA Region 4 Section 2 tournament. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:45:42 EST Capital holds off furious Logan rally http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152070884/Capital-holds-off-furious-Logan-rally Trailing by 21 points in the first half it looked bleak for the Logan High School boys' basketball team in Thursday night's Senior Night clash with Capital.The Wildcats rallied, however, and made a game of it. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:45:34 EST CMS Lady Tigers finish off 20-0 unbeaten season http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152079647/CMS-Lady-Tigers-finish-off-20-0-unbeaten-season CHAPMANVILLE — Undefeated seasons are usually few and far between. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:45:32 EST Billies’ upset bid falls short at Westside http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152089218/Billies-upset-bid-falls-short-at-Westside The Man High School boys' basketball team hung tough at Class AAA Westside on Thursday night but eventually fell 93-82 in the regular season finale at Clear Fork. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:45:31 EST West Virginia elk restoration program receives $50,000 grant http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152022509/West-Virginia-elk-restoration-program-receives-$50000-grant The rejuvenated WV Elk Restoration Program received a $50,000 seed grant from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) to help get the program off and running. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:40:32 EST Water advisories issued, lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152089657/Water-advisories-issued-lifted The Logan County Public Service District has issued a boil water advisory for the area from Atenville to Sand Creek. The advisory was issued on Fri., Feb. 27, due to an interruption of water service. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:10:33 EST Tomblin to retire from Southern http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152095174/Tomblin-to-retire-from-Southern At the February 26, 2015 regular meeting of the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical Board of Governors, President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin announced her retirement effective June 30, 2015. President Tomblin, the wife of Governor Earl Ray... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:00:31 EST Breeden’s Austin Marcum seeking retribution http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/151982059/Breedens-Austin-Marcum-seeking-retribution On March 24, 2012, a 19-year old Austin Marcum of Breeden, W.Va. (located in rural Mingo County) came to the Logan Memorial Fieldhouse to the “King of the Coal Fields” event looking to pick up a win in his professional boxing... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:55:34 EST W.Va. Elk Restoration Project http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152082456/W.Va.-Elk-Restoration-Project SOUTH CHARLESTON — At the regular quarterly meeting of the Natural Resources Commission held Sunday Feb. 22, 2015, in South Charleston, Bill Carman, Regional Director for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) and its West Virginia State... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:35:31 EST Illegal ATV use leads to chase, drug arrest http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152070513/Illegal-ATV-use-leads-to-chase-drug-arrest On Feb. 8, Trooper M.J. Miller of the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) was driving along County Route 16 near Kistler when he observed a red ATV illegally traveling on the road which has a centerline. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:20:31 EST