Logan Banner- RSS OPINION Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/OPINION http://loganbanner.com/section/OPINION Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:05:32 EST 1800 Retirement celebration http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152974944/Retirement-celebration After 29 years of service, its' “goodbye tension, hello pension.” At least that is what the sign said at the Logan County Commission building on April 13 where dozens of friends, coworkers and associates gathered on the lunch hour to... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:05:33 EST Logan Council discusses city clean-up http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152974394/Logan-Council-discusses-city-clean-up Free clean-up bags are still available at Logan City Hall and the major city wide clean-up is still going on according to Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti. The clean-up actually began last week and the city street department and other agencies have been... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:05:32 EST The pot in the pot http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152967869/The-pot-in-the-pot LOGAN — A man from the Big Creek area has been arrested after he was allegedly found to be cultivating marijuana in a toilet. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:43 EST Vet Center hosts monthly meetup http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152963537/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 Tuesday, April 21, at 6 p.m. with refreshments, speakers and... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:42 EST Tales of Loganites in war http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152972324/Tales-of-Loganites-in-war Logan County has traditionally responded to this nation's call during times of conflict. Although there may be no clear way to determine the numbers of men and women who have provided military service from the Civil War until today's... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:40 EST Empowering West Virginians through TANF http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152966818/Empowering-West-Virginians-through-TANF Across the Mountain State, we have worked hard to increase the availability of programs that provide West Virginians with an equal opportunity to live a great life right here at home, no matter what their circumstances may be. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:38 EST ATV rider safety http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152966777/ATV-rider-safety The following editorial appeared in The Register-Herald, Beckley, on April 8:——- Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:37 EST Blackwater’s day of reckoning http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152967027/Blackwaters-day-of-reckoning The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday, April 16:——— Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:36 EST Tigers flying high at halfway point http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/152935774/Tigers-flying-high-at-halfway-point CHAPMANVILLE — The high school baseball season has reached the halfway point and the Chapmanville Regional High School Tigers are flying high.Chapmanville has met, and has even exceeded, expectations so far. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:32 EST Dream team wins Logan Madness tourney http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152935786/Dream-team-wins-Logan-Madness-tourney The West Virginia Dream is having a dream season so far.The Dream, a Logan-based ninth-grade girls' AAU basketball team, won the high school division of the Logan Madness Tournament held last weekend at Logan High School. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:55:32 EST Cheeriffic Juniors take two seconds at US Finals http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152959067/Cheeriffic-Juniors-take-two-seconds-at-US-Finals The Cheeriffic All-Star cheerleaders of Logan took two teams to last weekend's US Finals at Indianapolis and came away with two second-place finishes against very stiff competition. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:55:31 EST Autism Walk to be held Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152968111/Autism-Walk-to-be-held-Saturday The Logan County Autism Association (LCAA) would like to remind everyone in the community that the LCAA will hold its fifth annual Autism Awareness Walk on Saturday, April 18 at Chief Logan State Park. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:41 EST Videos: Poca 2, Logan 1, 8 innings (High School Softball) http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152978957/Videos:-Poca-2-Logan-1-8-innings-(High-School-Softball) The Poca Dots came to Logan on Thursday night and beat the Logan High School softball team 2-1 in eight innings. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:15:31 EST Boil Water Advisory lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152968898/Boil-Water-Advisory-lifted The Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for customers of the City of Logan Water Department who live at Upper Baisden Bottom in the Verdunville area.A break in a two inch line occurred and prompted the need to boil water. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:10:34 EST Dye testing at Omar http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top/152944774/Dye-testing-at-Omar On Monday, the West Virginia Dept. of Enviromental Protection injected red dye into preexisting drainage ditches at the site of an abandoned mine in Omar.The dye testing is to determine the route of mine water run-off. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:20:32 EST For the media, traditional values still matter http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152949817/For-the-media-traditional-values-still-matter I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They're not what you might think, however. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:05:31 EST Benefit concert for local firefighter http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152952046/Benefit-concert-for-local-firefighter A local volunteer firefighter is in the thick of his fight against cancer. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:35:42 EST Parking garage auction coming soon http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152951862/Parking-garage-auction-coming-soon Members of the Logan City Council may finally be seeing the light at the end of a very long tunnel. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:35:42 EST Biblical archaeologist to speak about Temple Mount Excavation http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152925548/Biblical-archaeologist-to-speak-about-Temple-Mount-Excavation PIKEVILLE — “I am excited to announce an incredible opportunity for Eastern Kentucky and our wider Appalachian region. On April 30th at 7:00 p.m. Gabriel Barkay, a famous Israeli archaeologist, will be speaking in a public event at the... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:35:40 EST Public comment sought on tax system http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152945839/Public-comment-sought-on-tax-system CHARLESTON — On Tax Day, Sen. Mike Hall (R-Putnam) and Del. Eric Nelson (R-Kanawha) co-chairs of the newly formed, Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform are seeking public input to obtain valuable feedback and ideas to improve the state's... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:35:38 EST