Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:42:56 EST 1800 Coal Heritage Week turns time to 1938 http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152581801/Coal-Heritage-Week-turns-time-to-1938 A Section of downtown Logan was transformed Thursday as Coal Heritage Week kicked off with an official declaration from Mayor Serafino Nolletti. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:30:31 EST Kentucky overwhelms WVU 78-39 in NCAA Sweet 16 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152598545/Kentucky-overwhelms-WVU-78-39-in-NCAA-Sweet-16 CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:25:31 EST Henlawson Vet Center hosts monthly meetup http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152583803/Henlawson-Vet-Center-hosts-monthly-meetup HENLAWSON — With the aim of connecting veterans around the area with the supportive services and programs that they are entitled to, the Henlawson Veterans Center, on Wednesday, hosted an informal gathering with refreshments, local speakers and... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:25:37 EST Citizens for Coal to Host Easter Egg Hunt http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152590472/Citizens-for-Coal-to-Host-Easter-Egg-Hunt LOGAN – Citizens for Coal and the West Virginia Diamonds will be hosting the First Annual United Citizens for Coal Easter Egg Hunt Sat., March 28, beginning at noon at Shelters 5-6 of the Chief Logan State Park in Logan. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:25:32 EST You’re as young or old as you feel http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152583045/Youre-as-young-or-old-as-you-feel It's happened. At some point I officially became everything my teenage self swore she never would — a boring adult. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:25:31 EST Lady Billies clobber Mount View, 8-0 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152552910/Lady-Billies-clobber-Mount-View-8-0 MAN — The Man High School softball team is off to a good start to the 2015 season. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:20:35 EST Lady Tigers rout Hoover; LHS girls 0-2 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152552863/Lady-Tigers-rout-Hoover;-LHS-girls-0-2 The Chapmanville Regional High School girls' softball team ran its record to 2-0 on the season with Wednesday night's 8-3 Cardinal Conference win at Herbert Hoover at Falling Rock. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:20:31 EST Smoke on the Mountain opens tonight http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152584647/Smoke-on-the-Mountain-opens-tonight The Southern Coalition for the ARTS' production of “Smoke on the Mountain” will stage its opening performance tonight at 7 p.m. at the Coalfield Jamboree in Logan. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:25:38 EST Billies hope to repeat as champs http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152248563/Billies-hope-to-repeat-as-champs MAN — Can the Man High School baseball team repeat?That's the question heading into the 2015 season opener on Saturday at Pike Central, Ky. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:20:33 EST Jeff Kessler’s run for governor http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152582792/Jeff-Kesslers-run-for-governor The following editorial appeared in the Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on March 23:——- Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:45:31 EST Wildcat Wipeout in Home Opener http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/152553704/Wildcat-Wipeout-in-Home-Opener The Logan High School baseball team stands for the National Anthem prior to Tuesday night's home opener with Charleston Catholic at Logan's Roger Gertz Field. The Wildcats wiped out the Irish, winning 9-2 to improve to 2-0 on the season. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:35:31 EST Shooting supspect arrested in Huntington http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152567086/Shooting-supspect-arrested-in-Huntington The manhunt for Jason Cyrus, 24, of Logan, ended in Cabell County Tues., March 24. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:15:31 EST Coalfield counties lead in poor health outcomes http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152564397/Coalfield-counties-lead-in-poor-health-outcomes Around Spring every year, there seems to be flood of studies released concerning the shifts in demographics that occurred over the previous year and years past, and this Spring has been no exception. The recent Kids Count demographic survey based its... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:05:32 EST Childhood do-over? No way http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152569714/Childhood-do-over-No-way On those occasions when I can't think of anything constructive and worthwhile to do, I go on Facebook. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:55:31 EST The reality of sexual assault http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion_columns/152569958/The-reality-of-sexual-assault The most common violent crime on many college campuses today is sexual assault.The scope of the problem can include everything from stalking to unwanted advances to rape — often at the hands of an acquaintance. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:50:31 EST Sobriety checkpoint set for this weekend http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152568695/Sobriety-checkpoint-set-for-this-weekend CHAPMANVILLE — On Sat., March 28, members of the Chapmanville Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint along W.Va. Route 10 in Chapmanville beginning at 8 p.m. and ending at 2... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:38 EST Jenkins named to subcommittees http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152556009/Jenkins-named-to-subcommittees WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va. 3) has been named to three subcommittees of the extremely powerful House Appropriations Committee. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:33 EST Tomblin recieves Prestera Award http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152557501/Tomblin-recieves-Prestera-Award HUNTINGTON — Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has been awarded the 2015 Michael Prestera Award of Excellence. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:32 EST License plate slogans: Allow any or none http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152559381/License-plate-slogans:-Allow-any-or-none The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, March 24:——— Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:35:31 EST Poca’s Frampton named 2A all-state captain; Chapmanville trio HM http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152563383/Pocas-Frampton-named-2A-all-state-captain;-Chapmanville-trio-HM By Rich StevensCharleston Daily MailCHARLESTON — The Poca High School boys basketball team discovered many rewards with its 27-0 season. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:05:32 EST