Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:56:36 EST 1800 Man resident sentenced to 5 years probation http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50355581/Man-resident-sentenced-to-5-years-probation On August 20 Joseph Hurley, 28, of Man, was sentenced to five years' probation, with five months to be served in community confinement for the federal offense of Access Device Fraud. Hurley was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $5,766... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:13:08 EST Intoxicated man wrecks, injures son http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50369634/Intoxicated-man-wrecks-injures-son Claude Edward Hoosier, 38, of Lorado, was arrested by the West Virginia State Police on August 12 for possession with intent to deliver, conspiracy to commit a felony, child neglect, DUI, DUI with an unemancipated minor under 16, simple possession of... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:12 EST Logan Co. ‘Riveters’ made a difference http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/50367952/Logan-Co.-Riveters-made-a-difference Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon from World War II renown for her “yes we can” attitude and motivational impact on getting women involved in an economy that was swiftly declining due to the vast population of men who were being drafted... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:09 EST Cora VFD to receive federal funding http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50365532/Cora-VFD-to-receive-federal-funding The Cora Volunteer Fire Department will receive nearly $41,500 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funds will be used to buy smoke, carbon monoxide, and natural gas detectors for low-income households with seniors and... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:10:04 EST Back to School http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50363526/Back-to-School The beginning of the school year is met with many different attitudes from children. From joy to nervousness to “I would rather be any other place in the universe but preferably my bed,” students of all ages seem to have a hard time... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:38:07 EST Logan schools to offer free meals for 2014-15 http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50350688/Logan-schools-to-offer-free-meals-for-2014-15 Logan County students will have the opportunity to eat breakfast and lunch at school at no cost during the upcoming school year. The county is participating in a program called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:00:03 EST Coal Mountain Reunion held July 20 http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50374401/Coal-Mountain-Reunion-held-July-20 COAL MOUNTAIN, W.Va. — The 15th annual Coal Mountain Community Reunion was held Sun., July 20, at Coal Mountain. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:59:07 EST Rite Aid closed after burglary http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50370192/Rite-Aid-closed-after-burglary Mt. Gay Rite Aid was broken into during the early morning hours of Tuesday. According to local news media, at least one person (maybe more) cut a hole in the store's ceiling. The West Virginia State Police say whoever the burglar was got away... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:55:07 EST BCML celebrates successful reading project http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50207043/BCML-celebrates-successful-reading-project The Buffalo Creek Memorial Library celebrated the success of another great summer reading program on July 29 with a pool party. This year's theme was called “Fizz, Boom, and Read!” and was all about science. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:53:04 EST US 119 Drug Task Force breaks up drug ring http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50350131/US-119-Drug-Task-Force-breaks-up-drug-ring The US 119 Drug Task Force and officers of the Logan detachment of the West Virginia State Police made several arrests on August 4-7 pertaining to a drug ring located in Logan County. Those accused are Nevada Davis, 40, of Robinette, Richard Edward... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:23:06 EST Lifetime Achievement Award http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50359755/Lifetime-Achievement-Award Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. again is making Logan County proud as the talented performer will be honored this evening at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston as he officially will be inducted into The West Virginia All Black Schools Sports and Academic Hall... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:13:04 EST Walk-a-thon to raise money for Recovery Group http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50335363/Walk-a-thon-to-raise-money-for-Recovery-Group The Recovery Group of Southern West Virginia will host its first annual Relay for Recovery Walk-a-thon on Sat., September 13 beginning 8 a.m. at Chief Logan State Park's Shelter no. 2. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:59:07 EST Growing up in a coal camp http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50309182/Growing-up-in-a-coal-camp Growing up in a coal camp has left me with numerous fond memories of my journey to adulthood. Like thousands of other fellow Logan Countians and southern West Virginians, the coal camp community including the nearby company store and the hills that... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:50:06 EST Hatfields and McCoys join forces to fight opposition http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50335072/Hatfields-and-McCoys-join-forces-to-fight-opposition Members of the local Hatfield and McCoy clans are crossing enemy lines and shaking hands as they have agreed to join their forces in a fight that is much greater than anything they have experienced up to this point: fighting for their birth... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:06:10 EST Logan County Cleanup http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50341091/Logan-County-Cleanup CHAPMANVILLE — Within just a few hours of opening, there was a huge pile of rubbish and tires early Friday morning at the Chapmanville drop off for this year's Logan County Cleanup. A steady stream of residents brought items to dump as... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:53:05 EST ‘Green’ company opens in Logan Co. http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50341225/Green-company-opens-in-Logan-Co. PECKS MILL — Although many electronics like computers are getting smaller, televisions are getting bigger. Since West Virginia banned the dumping of electronics in land fills, disposing of broken and unrepairable items has been hard. Often times... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:37:04 EST Madison Baptist offering ministry for the deaf http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50309136/Madison-Baptist-offering-ministry-for-the-deaf Every Sunday morning in recent weeks at Madison Baptist Church, the sermon has been spoken in two languages simultaneously: the pastor is preaching in English and the deaf interpreter is sharing the message in sign language. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:50:11 EST Back to School calls for more awareness on the road http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50339212/Back-to-School-calls-for-more-awareness-on-the-road By Thursday, every school in Logan County will be in full swing, bringing in the new year with smiles and cheers (or most likely frowns and sneers). Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:50:09 EST CMS principal honored http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/50315925/CMS-principal-honored RESA 2 has recently named the 2013-14 Principal of the Year, and that honor was accepted by one of Logan County's very own. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 03:01:04 EST Mud on Morgan Street http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50318226/Mud-on-Morgan-Street Citizens of the city of Logan are complaining about a street-flooding problem occurring on Morgan Street. According to sources, the problem occurs sporadically, with or without rain. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:25:05 EST