Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Mon, 25 May 2015 00:17:29 EST 1800 Traffic stop yields drugs, firearm http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153669684/Traffic-stop-yields-drugs-firearm A man from the Pecks Mill area was arrested after a traffic stop reportedly yielded marijuana, pills and a firearm. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:20:31 EST Huff Creek water project now underway http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153678864/Huff-Creek-water-project-now-underway MAN — Construction for the Triadelphia Waste Water Project at Huff Creek has begun this week. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:15:36 EST Several indicted for drugs, burglaries http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153679259/Several-indicted-for-drugs-burglaries The May 2015 term of the Logan County Grand Jury indicted more than 40 individuals.The grand jury from Circuit Judge Eric O'Briant's court indicted the following: Sun, 24 May 2015 00:15:33 EST Drivers, local authorities dealing rough road conditions http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153678476/Drivers-local-authorities-dealing-rough-road-conditions CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Motorists enjoying the Memorial Holiday Weekend and the unofficial start of Summer are encountering road construction, paving crews, potholes and rough road conditions. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:15:32 EST Murray, Alpha notify miners of layoffs http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153679621/Murray-Alpha-notify-miners-of-layoffs More than 2,200 employees of coal mines in three states learned Friday they were losing their jobs as companies reacted to low prices and demand from the power sector that the government predicts will keep dropping. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:10:33 EST Record season for Curry at Plaza Lanes http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153640986/Record-season-for-Curry-at-Plaza-Lanes Local resident Trevor Curry finished the winter league at the Plaza Lanes bowling alley with the highest average recorded in the history of the establishment. Fri, 22 May 2015 01:30:32 EST Drug charges lead indictments http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153633950/Drug-charges-lead-indictments Several people were indicted over methamphetamine labs by the Grand Jury during the May 2015 term in Circuit Judge Roger Perry's Court.Those indicted and their charges are: Fri, 22 May 2015 01:30:31 EST Fifth arrest in Christmas in the Park theft http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153635837/Fifth-arrest-in-Christmas-in-the-Park-theft A fifth person was arrested in the ongoing investigation surrounding the June, 2014 copper theft from Christmas in the Park. Fri, 22 May 2015 01:25:38 EST Commission: Raise W.Va. Turnpike toll to fund road projects http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153646711/Commission:-Raise-W.Va.-Turnpike-toll-to-fund-road-projects CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike should be raised to finance up to $1 billion in bonds for statewide highway construction and maintenance, a state commission said in a report released Wednesday. Fri, 22 May 2015 01:25:37 EST Adams pleads guilty to firearms possession http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153647150/Adams-pleads-guilty-to-firearms-possession CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gary Brian Adams, 35, of Logan, pleaded guilty Thurs., May 21, in federal court in Charleston to being a convicted felon in possession of three firearms. Fri, 22 May 2015 01:25:36 EST National title No. 6 http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153538489/National-title-No.-6 The tradition continues at Cheeriffic. Thu, 21 May 2015 03:20:35 EST Chapmanville businesses host meet the candidate http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153620734/Chapmanville-businesses-host-meet-the-candidate CHAPMANVILLE — On May 18, David Dean, along with a host of other business owners from the town of Chapmanville, hosted a “meet the candidates” event where members of the public, as well as the business community, posed questions to... Thu, 21 May 2015 03:20:34 EST W.Va. ranked 3rd highest in percentage of kids in group care http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153621792/W.Va.-ranked-3rd-highest-in-percentage-of-kids-in-group-care CHARLESTON — On any given night, about 57,000 children under the care of our nation's child welfare systems are going to bed without the care and comfort of a family, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. In West... Thu, 21 May 2015 03:20:33 EST Arrest follows alleged beating http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153622971/Arrest-follows-alleged-beating A Chapmanville man has been arrested after he allegedly picked a fight near a roadway. Thu, 21 May 2015 03:20:32 EST Logan County Fish Fry http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153589555/Logan-County-Fish-Fry Anglers of all ages from Logan County and beyond gathered for the Logan County Fish Fry Saturday, May 16, at the lake in Chief Logan State Park. Wed, 20 May 2015 02:40:31 EST LMAMH starts fundraiser for buddy pack program http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153591299/LMAMH-starts-fundraiser-for-buddy-pack-program It has been estimated that nearly 128,000 children in the Mountain State go to bed each night facing extreme hunger; and it is because of such troubling state statistics that May has been chosen as fundraising month for the Logan Mingo Area Mental... Wed, 20 May 2015 02:35:39 EST Logan Co. man pleads guilty to mailing threats http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153597992/Logan-Co.-man-pleads-guilty-to-mailing-threats CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Logan County man has pled guilty to sending threatening letters to the Logan County Courthouse. Wed, 20 May 2015 02:35:37 EST Vet Center hosts monthly meetup http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153592546/Vet-Center-hosts-monthly-meetup With the aim of connecting veterans around the area with the supportive services and programs that they are entitled to, the Henlawson Veterans Center will host an informal gathering sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 308 Thursday,... Wed, 20 May 2015 02:35:35 EST Field Turf construction http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153564538/Field-Turf-construction Construction crews began work on Monday morning on the Field Turf project at the Man High School football field. Work began on tearing up the sod and the taking down of the goal posts. Tue, 19 May 2015 02:35:43 EST LCC grants funding to teams accross the county http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153570846/LCC-grants-funding-to-teams-accross-the-county The Logan County Commission (LCC) meeting held Monday, May 18 produced several important decisions from the LCC on topics ranging from water projects to sports funding. Tue, 19 May 2015 02:35:42 EST