Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:35:30 EST 1800 CMS saves the music http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150278066/CMS-saves-the-music CHAPMANVILLE — At the end of the 2013-14 school year, Chapmanville Middle School had maybe eight or nine students involved in their band. Today, however, they have nearly 70, and band director Brad Dougan contributes that change to a partnership... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:48:07 EST Ballard saying ‘Farewell’ http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150280166/Ballard-saying-Farewell Perry Ballard, the Boone County native boxer that has held seven national and world titles in his career, is returning to southern West Virginia for the 27th Annual Toughman Contest in what he has called his “farewell bout in this great... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:46:05 EST Commission appoints asst. prosecutor http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150285603/Commission-appoints-asst.-prosecutor Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced in September that Sabrina Deskins, a Logan County assistant prosecutor, will fill the vacancy for the Family Court Judge for the 8th Family Court Circuit serving Mingo County. The vacancy was created by the... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:25:06 EST Healthy, Fun Fall Festival http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150278922/Healthy-Fun-Fall-Festival CORA-SHAMROCK — A new neighborhood coalition, Renew Rebuild Unite Cora-Shamrock, will host a free, kick-off event from 1-4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 25 at the Shamrock Freewill Baptist Church in Shamrock. Organizers urge everyone to come show community... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:24:05 EST Boil water advisories lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150286770/Boil-water-advisories-lifted The Logan County Public Service District lifted two boil water advisories on Thurs., Oct. 23. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:19:09 EST Adams honored as outstanding Democrat http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150262526/Adams-honored-as-outstanding-Democrat Sherriee Adams of Chapmanville has been named one of West Virginia's Outstanding Democrats for 2014. She was selected by local county leaders for hard work and dedication to the Democratic Party in Logan County. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:20:07 EST Scottish Rite Week http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/150268967/Scottish-Rite-Week The City of Logan proclaimed “Scottish Rite Week” during October 18-25. This proclamation comes in celebration of the Anniversary of the Laying of the Cornerstone for the House of the Temple and the James “Jay” Guy Jr. Memorial... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:52:07 EST All charges dropped http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150268256/All-charges-dropped As of Wednesday, Oct. 23, all charges against Logan High School Basketball Coach Mark Hatcher have been dismissed in Logan County Magistrate Court. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:51:05 EST More layoffs in coal country http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150261372/More-layoffs-in-coal-country ALUM CREEK — After warning in August that hundreds of miners could lose their jobs, Boone County-based Coal River Energy has laid off 130 mine workers. Coal River Energy spokesman James “Skeets” Loving confirmed the layoffs... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:45:05 EST Man arrested for holding family hostage http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150262415/Man-arrested-for-holding-family-hostage HEWITT CREEK — A Boone County man was arrested on nine misdemeanor charges after he allegedly held his family hostage and threatened to kill himself with a knife. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:42:08 EST About 550 coal miners failed drug tests http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150245634/About-550-coal-miners-failed-drug-tests Charleston (AP) — In the last two years, more than 550 West Virginia coal miners have temporarily lost their mining certifications because they failed a drug test. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:41:11 EST WVSP make arrests in homicide case http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150243135/WVSP-make-arrests-in-homicide-case LONG POLE — The West Virginia State Police have announced two arrests in relation to the suspicious vehicle fire in the Long Pole area of McDowell County on Sunday. On Monday, October 20, Troopers from the Welch State Police Detachment arrested... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:41:07 EST Cautious driving urged to avoid deer collisions http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150262672/Cautious-driving-urged-to-avoid-deer-collisions ELKINS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging motorists to be more cautious while driving this time of year, as deer/vehicular collisions increase significantly during the months of October and... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:16:16 EST Attempted murder charges http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150266230/Attempted-murder-charges CHAPMANVILLE — A Chapmanville man has been arrested for two counts of wanton endangerment with a firearm and two counts of attempted murder of a police officer during what police have referred to as an attempted suicide. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:50:08 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:44:50 EST Boil water advisory issued http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150262512/Boil-water-advisory-issued The Logan County Public Service District has issued a boil water advisory for the areas of North Fork, Banco, and Big Creek to Harts Creek due to an interruption of water service. The advisory was issued Wed., Oct. 22. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:30:04 EST Trail ride honors Vets http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150244076/Trail-ride-honors-Vets JULIAN — Charles Baisden, along with the members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter No. 733, hosted a special trail ride on August 22 that honored five United States Veterans. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:02:04 EST Early voting begins today http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150250082/Early-voting-begins-today LOGAN — Today is the first day of the ten day early voting period for this November's General Election. Tens of thousands of people are expected to take advantage of the Early Voting period in the 2014 General Election, which continues... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:01:06 EST A Christmas Carol coming to Logan http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150255199/A-Christmas-Carol-coming-to-Logan The classic Charles Dickens story “A Christmas Carol” about the grumpy miserly curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge and his night of redemption will be coming to the City of Logan for several nights this holiday season. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:01:04 EST Prostitution arrest made in Delbarton http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150254734/Prostitution-arrest-made-in-Delbarton DELBARTON — Local law enforcement officers are cracking down on those committing the offense of prostitution, which is said to be one of the oldest professions in the world. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:00:03 EST