Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:45:13 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 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 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 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 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 Chapmanville council opens bidding for new building http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152535488/Chapmanville-council-opens-bidding-for-new-building On the evening of March 23, the Chapmanville Town Council was called to order for a special session that involved, among other things, the very important step of opening the second round of the bidding process for the construction of a new city... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:39 EST Kids Count releases 2014 data http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152538920/Kids-Count-releases-2014-data The W.Va. Kids Count Data Book for 2014 has been released and the book acts as a county-by-county demographic guide for several important social, economic and health-related factors. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:38 EST Tomblin signs budget with $15M from reserves http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152545415/Tomblin-signs-budget-with-$15M-from-reserves CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed next year's state budget Tuesday after nixing about $11 million for a variety of programs, from higher education to health. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:37 EST Flooding is an annual menace http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152545661/Flooding-is-an-annual-menace Decent roads and bridges became a top priority for Logan County leaders after the railroad finally reached Logan a few years after the beginning of the 20th century. When the coal mines started sprouting up in just about every hollow in the county,... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:35 EST Tomblin, Beshear make friendly wager http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152541510/Tomblin-Beshear-make-friendly-wager CHARLESTON — Governor Early Ray Tomblin has announced that he has entered into a friendly wager with Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear on the outcome of the upcoming NCAA Basketball Championship Sweet 16 match between the University of Kentucky... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:33 EST Blankenship pleads not guilty again http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152545481/Blankenship-pleads-not-guilty-again BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship on Tuesday entered another plea of not guilty to federal charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:33 EST Drug task force nets big arrest http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152540667/Drug-task-force-nets-big-arrest On March 18, Christine Gillman, 62, of Mount Gay was arrested in connection with a sting executed by the Route 119 Drug Task Force. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:32 EST Appeals court rejects appeal by ex-W.Va. circuit judge http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152492431/Appeals-court-rejects-appeal-by-ex-W.Va.-circuit-judge RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the prison sentence of a former West Virginia circuit judge convicted of corruption. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:05:42 EST Traveling Gavel visits Logan http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152521915/Traveling-Gavel-visits-Logan LOGAN — Members of Logan Chapter 41 Royal Arch Masons (RAM) had a double surprise this past month. In addition to having several special guests from Wayne County's Royal Arch Lodge come calling, they got the honor of hosting the West... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:30:35 EST Mines at Paint Creek Complex idled http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152510757/Mines-at-Paint-Creek-Complex-idled SCOTT DEPOT — Patriot Coal announced Sunday that it has idled coal extraction at its Paint Creek Complex located near Cabin Creek. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:30:33 EST With takeover, W.Va. GOP saw fizzle-outs and compromises http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152522294/With-takeover-W.Va.-GOP-saw-fizzle-outs-and-compromises CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In their first shot at leading the West Virginia Legislature since the 1930s, Republicans served up ideas this session that Democrats had never given much play. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:30:33 EST