Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:12:08 EST 1800 Boil water advisory issued http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152202904/Boil-water-advisory-issued The Logan County Public Service District issued a boil water advisory for the area from the Logan/Wyoming County line to the foot of Huff Mountain on Thurs., March 5. The advisory was issued due to an interruption of water service. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:40:32 EST Free eEdition access http://loganbanner.com/news/notice_box/152197436/Free-eEdition-access The Logan Banner is currently offering free access to our eEdition online at www.loganbanner.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:15:31 EST Emergency Management collecting damage data http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152194044/Emergency-Management-collecting-damage-data The Logan County Office of Emergency Management is requesting anyone who has received damage to your home or business from flooding to contact their office at 304-752-0917. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:10:34 EST Pancake Day coming Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152183538/Pancake-Day-coming-Saturday Saturday, March the 7th, will see a near-century long tradition return to Logan County when the Kiwanis Club of Logan presents their 91st annual Pancake Day at Logan Middle School. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:40:34 EST Sheriff’s department to accept unneeded medication http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152170659/Sheriffs-department-to-accept-unneeded-medication LOGAN — The Logan County Sheriff's Department (LCSD) would like to announce the installation of a new prescription drug disposal box located at the sheriff's department in the Logan County courthouse. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:40:31 EST Jenkins announces mobile office locations http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152180187/Jenkins-announces-mobile-office-locations CHARLESTON — Representative Evan Jenkins (R - W.Va.) has announced the March hours for his mobile office. Logan, Williamson, Oceana and Man are all set to host Jenkins' mobile office. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:41 EST Women’s rights lobby day announced http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152171262/Womens-rights-lobby-day-announced CHARLESTON — On Thursday, March 5 at 12:15 p.m., WV FREE and the WV FREE Action Fund working in conjunction with the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia (ACLU of WV), Planned Parenthood Health Systems (PPHS), the West Virginia... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:39 EST Learning to be a citizen http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152174318/Learning-to-be-a-citizen The question usually comes toward the end of a public meeting. Some knotty problem is being discussed, and someone in the audience will raise his or her hand and ask, “Okay, so what can I do about it?” Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:37 EST Panel offers sound changes in policing http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152173290/Panel-offers-sound-changes-in-policing The following editorial appeared in The News & Observer on Wed., March 4:——— Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:34 EST Greater Beckley ends Billies’ season http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152123512/Greater-Beckley-ends-Billies-season The 2014-15 high school basketball season ended for the Man Hillbillies with Tuesday night's 77-52 loss at Class A No. 2-ranked Greater Beckley Christian in the Class A Region 3 Section 1 tournament. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:30:37 EST Rematch set for 3A girls’ state tourney http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152123530/Rematch-set-for-3A-girls-state-tourney The Spring Valley High School girls' basketball team just beat rival Huntington 75-51 last Friday night at Logan's Willie Akers Arena in the Class AAA sectional championship game. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:30:31 EST Gov. Tomblin declares State of Emergency http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152187194/Gov.-Tomblin-declares-State-of-Emergency CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has declared a statewide State of Emergency, mobilizing state resources to combat severe weather conditions and ensure the safety of residents across the state today, March 4. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 19:05:34 EST Floods wash over Logan http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152176138/Floods-wash-over-Logan LOGAN — Wednesday March, 4, brought flooding to low lying areas as creeks, streams and rivers swelled to push past their banks. Many residents nervously watched the rushing waters push close to the bottoms of bridges, carve new paths around... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:35:32 EST 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 Expanding the PROMISE scholarship http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152155863/Expanding-the-PROMISE-scholarship Like many parents, Maria and I like ask our children what they want to be when they grow up. Our middle son, Grant, fluctuates between gourmet chief and coal miner, like his papaw and his Uncle Rick. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:39 EST Netanyahu’s strong warning to Congress — and Obama http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152159953/Netanyahus-strong-warning-to-Congress--and-Obama The following editorial is set to appear in the Chicago Tribune on Wed., March 4:——— Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:38 EST Tigers stunned by Pioneers http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152071033/Tigers-stunned-by-Pioneers The last time the Wayne High School basketball team made it to the regional tournament Top Gun, starring Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis was the big Hollywood draw at the movies.Gas was only 89 cents a gallon. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:33 EST