Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:06:06 EST 1800 PRIDE’s Single Family Housing Program http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/50063652/PRIDEs-Single-Family-Housing-Program PRIDE Community Services began a project in 2012 called the Single Family Housing Program to assist low income and very low income families with the process of purchasing a home. Through the duration of constructing two homes near the Peach Creek area... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Hoppers coming to Coalfield Jamboree http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features-news/50057985/The-Hoppers-coming-to-Coalfield-Jamboree The Hoppers, known as America's Favorite Family of Gospel Music, will visit the Coalfield Jamboree Sat., July 26 at 7 p.m. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commission helps fund new Emergency building http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50057079/Commission-helps-fund-new-Emergency-building Roger Bryant, LEASA director, addressed the Logan County Commission earlier this month about purchasing the old 84 Lumber building to use as a centralized emergency response station. In a special meeting held Thurs., July 24, the commission made a... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thornsbury set to report http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50065008/Thornsbury-set-to-report PENSACOLA, Fla. — Former Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury is apparently headed for what Forbes magazine calls the second “cushiest” federal prison camp in America. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST WVSP bust marijuana sell http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50055976/WVSP-bust-marijuana-sell Amanda Jean Fuchs, 28 of Accoville, and Austin Robert Ezell, 19 of Waterford, Mississippi, were arrested by the WVSP on July 19 for multiple charges. Fuchs has been charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and conspiracy. Ezell is... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Leaky suitcase leads to liquor http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50006751/Leaky-suitcase-leads-to-liquor Reprinted from Logan County Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 32, Issue 1, 2009Leaky Suitcase Gave Clew to Whereabouts Of Seventeen Pints of LiquorFrom the Logan Democrat; June 14, 1917 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Smoot celebrates 100th birthday http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/50052224/Smoot-celebrates-100th-birthday ACCOVILLE — Lula Smoot of Accoville celebrated her 100th birthday on June 29, 2014. A large gathering of family and friends gathered Sat., June 28, to honor Smoot on her special occasion. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two arrested in murder, arson case http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50049815/Two-arrested-in-murder-arson-case LITTLETON, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Police have announced that the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Samuel L. Spencer and Natasha L. Burns in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, on Mon., July 21, for three counts of first degree... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman critical after motorcycle accident http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50049863/Woman-critical-after-motorcycle-accident KOPPERSTON - The Beckley detachment of the West Virginia State Police is investigating a motorcycle crash involving two well-known Mingo County residents. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LMAMH to offer an array of new, improved services http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50043060/LMAMH-to-offer-an-array-of-new-improved-services Logan Mingo Area Mental Health has undergone a lot of change over the past couple of years. With hiring the new CEO Donna Cooke, new staffing opportunities, required higher education for employees and more, the company seems to be on an upward... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Manchin brings ‘Hollow’ documentary to Washington, D.C. http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50049985/Manchin-brings-Hollow-documentary-to-Washington-D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Senator Joe Manchin hosted more than 250 guests in the United States Capitol Building for a special viewing of the award-winning “Hollow” documentary with filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon. The film,... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Another guilty plea in Mt. Laurel kickback scheme http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50043503/Another-guilty-plea-in-Mt.-Laurel-kickback-scheme The last Mountain Laurel Kickback Scheme guilty plea for the month of July has been booked. Chadwick Lusk plead guilty on Monday making him the eighth man involved to do so. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two arrested in Man for DUI, possession http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50048035/Two-arrested-in-Man-for-DUI-possession MAN — Kevin G. Browning, 36, and Robert Perry, 54, both of Cyclone, were arrested on July 18 for multiple charges. Browning is charged with DUI of a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance and... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Boil water advisory lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/346488/Boil-water-advisory-lifted The Logan County Public Service District notified customers from Dog Patch to Sarah Ann of a boil water advisory on July 21. That advisory has been lifted. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Volatility ‘new normal’ for coal industry as utilities, railroads adjust http://loganbanner.com/news/news/306801/Volatility-new-normal-for-coal-industry-as-utilities-railroads-adjust The U.S. coal industry is facing an even more uncertain future as the impacts from weaker demand and environmental regulations are creating more contractual volatility from the utilities to the railroads, according to a recent report. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West Virginia’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve to host BOSS tour http://loganbanner.com/news/news/331106/West-Virginias-Employer-Support-of-the-Guard-and-Reserve-to-host-BOSS-tour West Virginia's Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is partnering with the Logan County Chamber of Commerce to host a BOSS tour Fri., July 25 at the W.Va. National Guard's Camp Branch landing zone in Logan County. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST W.Va. officials allege fire department conspiracy http://loganbanner.com/news/news/337570/W.Va.-officials-allege-fire-department-conspiracy MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office is accusing members of a volunteer fire department in Wharton with forging state documents. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST START celebrates Independence http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/337701/START-celebrates-Independence MAN — The June meeting of START (Seniors Taking Active Roles Today) was held Thurs., June 26, 2014, at Bruce McDonald Memorial United Methodist Church. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST AG warns of fake job postings in troubled economy http://loganbanner.com/news/news/334485/AG-warns-of-fake-job-postings-in-troubled-economy West Virginia's Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns citizes who are looking for jobs to beware fake job postings and other employment scams online. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan woman pleads guilty to defrauding DHHR http://loganbanner.com/news/news/330802/Logan-woman-pleads-guilty-to-defrauding-DHHR Shannon Collins, 41, of Logan, plead guilty Mon., July 21 in federal court in Charleston to defrauding the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). Collins faces a maximum penalty of 30 years confinement and a potential fine of... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST