Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:57:22 EST 1800 Animal shelter nearing completion http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152158084/Animal-shelter-nearing-completion LOGAN — The new animal shelter in Peach Creek is nearing completion. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:20:34 EST Division of Natural Resources announces rules review http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152150444/Division-of-Natural-Resources-announces-rules-review SOUTH CHARLESTON — The W.Va. Division of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that it will hold a series of 12 public meetings meetings across the state this March in order to provide hunters, trappers, anglers, landowners and other interested... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:20:33 EST Logan Mingo Mental Health announces fundraiser http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152153045/Logan-Mingo-Mental-Health-announces-fundraiser LOGAN — Logan Mingo Area Mental Health (LMAMH) would like to announce a fundraising campaign for their community program called “hearts for the hungry.” Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:20:32 EST Gov. Tomblin issues statewide State of Preparedness http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152160068/Gov.-Tomblin-issues-statewide-State-of-Preparedness ​​CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin issued a statewide “State of Preparedness,” mobilizing state resources to help keep West Virginians safe during potential severe weather on Tues., March 3. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:41 EST Atenville boil water advisory lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152162655/Atenville-boil-water-advisory-lifted The Logan County Public Service District has lifted a boil water advisory issued on February 27 for the area from Atenville to Sand Creek. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:40 EST PRIDE announces “March for Meals” campaign http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135190/PRIDE-announces-March-for-Meals-campaign LOGAN — PRIDE Community Services has announced its involvement with the 2015 national “March for Meals” campaign. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 01:00:32 EST Aracoma High School http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152136058/Aracoma-High-School Education…is the great equalizer of the conditions of men…the balance wheel of society. — Horace Mann Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:35:31 EST (No heading) http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135830/ CHARLESTON — On March 2, Appalachian Electric Power (AEP) along with Wheeling Power (WP) announced a proposal to increase rates. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:20:31 EST Jenkins cosponsors Spruce Mine Bill http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152138688/Jenkins-cosponsors-Spruce-Mine-Bill WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) cosponsored legislation introduced today that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from retroactively vetoing valid permits, as happened at the Spruce No. 1 mine in Logan... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:30:33 EST Flood watch issued for Logan Co. http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135910/Flood-watch-issued-for-Logan-Co. LOGAN — With rain warming and temperatures approaching and plenty of snow, slush, and ice stubbornly lingering around the area the potential for flooding in the area is increasing. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:30:31 EST House votes to repeal common core standards http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152133434/House-votes-to-repeal-common-core-standards CHARLESTON — On Saturday, Feb. 28, the W.Va. House of Delegates voted, in an overwhelming, bipartisan majority, to repeal the federal common core education standards in W.Va. schools. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:05:33 EST Shoplifter found to be unregistered sex offender http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152130760/Shoplifter-found-to-be-unregistered-sex-offender LOGAN — On Jan. 20, Cpl. Lee Preece with Chapmanville Police Department arrested Teddy Gene Clemens II, 36, of Chapmanville for shoplifting at the Rich gas station in Chapmanville. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:05:31 EST Boil water advisory http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152134589/Boil-water-advisory A boil water advisory has been put in effect for customers of the Logan County Pubilc Service District (PSD) from North Mitchell Heights to Pigeon Roost. A waterline break has occurred and has prompted the need to boil water. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:45:31 EST 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 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 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 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