Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:11:51 EST 1800 Former Logan Circuit Clerk pleas guilty http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/3887711/Former-Logan-Circuit-Clerk-pleas-guilty Former Logan County Circuit Clerk Alvis Porter faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty today to failing to collect, account for, and pay over federal employment taxes. Porter entered today's guilty plea before United States... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan Co. BOE makes leadership appointments http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/3883203/Logan-Co.-BOE-makes-leadership-appointments The Logan County Board of Education met on July 7, 2014, in accordance with West Virginia Code for a special statutory organizational meeting to elect a President, Vice President, and designate a Board Member as a representative on the Regional... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Central City bridge project should start soon http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3885762/Central-City-bridge-project-should-start-soon The new Central City walking bridge project should start soon, according to Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST First sentence in Mt. Laurel kickback scheme http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3883501/First-sentence-in-Mt.-Laurel-kickback-scheme The first of 10 plea hearings from the kickback schemes and corruption scandal at the Mountain Laurel Mining Complex took place Wednesday in Federal Court in Charleston. GaryRoeher, 52, of Holden, was charged with filing a false tax return. He is... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Combining two former columns into one http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3885696/Combining-two-former-columns-into-one Years ago, actually during parts of the 1970s and 80s, I produced two newspaper columns each week for The Logan Banner. There was a sports column on Fridays titled “Sports Lines” and there was another column titled “Plain... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Immigration stall http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3885634/Immigration-stall A few days before the nation last celebrated its Independence Day, 68 members of the Senate passed and sent to the House a comprehensive immigration reform bill. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man handles C-ville in 11-12 tourney http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/3876020/Man-handles-C-ville-in-11-12-tourney CHAPMANVILLE — The Man 11-12-year-old Little League All-Stars made a statement on Tuesday with a 6-3 win over host Chapmanville in the double-elimination District 2 Tournament at Chapmanville's Tracy Vickers Field. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST RMEF first annual banquet set for Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/news-sports/3884826/RMEF-first-annual-banquet-set-for-Saturday The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) Hatfield McCoy Elk Country Chapter's 1st annual banquet will be held Sat., July 12 at the Chief Logan Conference Center. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Boil water advisory http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3882797/Boil-water-advisory The City of Logan Water Department previously issued a boil water advisory for customers at 3-Mile curve due to a break in an 8 inch line. There was also a boil water advisory for some customers at Fountain Place Mall who were verbally notified by the... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Williamson notches first win of the season http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3876348/Williamson-notches-first-win-of-the-season Andi Williamson notched her first win of the season for the Chicago Bandits with Sunday's 14-2 victory over the Akron Racers in a National Professional Fastpitch women's pro softball game at Rosemont, Ill. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pineville topples Tug Valley in 11-12 opener http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3846298/Pineville-topples-Tug-Valley-in-11-12-opener CHAPMANVILLE — The 11-12-year-old District 2 Little League baseball all-star tournament got under way on Monday at Chapmanville's Tracy Vickers Field as Pineville beat Tug Valley 7-4. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Opportunist Jenkins raises Mingo GOP chairman’s ire http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3872734/Opportunist-Jenkins-raises-Mingo-GOP-chairmans-ire Mingo Republican Executive Committee Chairman Russell Deskins finally came out of his cave long enough to make perfect sense at the opening of the Southern West Virginia Republican Headquarters in Logan last week. Deskins appears to hide from the... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Are we prepared for the drones? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3873751/Are-we-prepared-for-the-drones On the night of June 26, Pittsburgh Pirates fans saw something flying above the field: not a baseball, but a drone. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Women On Wellness’ event slated for Gilbert http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3875812/Women-On-Wellness-event-slated-for-Gilbert GILBERT — An upcoming event scheduled for July 12 in the town of Gilbert centers on the importance of women's health and the crucial role they play in their family's well-being. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Applications now being accepted for vouchers http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3875494/Applications-now-being-accepted-for-vouchers By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.comPurchasing clothes and shoes for children returning to school in August is an added expense for all families, especially those who have a limited income. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Drug theft leaves victim without her medication http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3875853/Drug-theft-leaves-victim-without-her-medication By Rachel Doverdove@civitasmedia.com Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commission to consider new Emergency Services building http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/3879752/Commission-to-consider-new-Emergency-Services-building Plans for a new Emergency Services Center in Logan County may soon be in the works. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Social media harrassment http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3878789/Social-media-harrassment David Lee Hill Jr., 39 of Chauncey, was arrested by the WVSP on June 22 for sexual abuse by parent and display of obscene matter to a minor. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hospice fundraiser set for Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3880240/Hospice-fundraiser-set-for-Saturday Dignity Hospice will host its first Annual Pig Roast and Poker Run on July 12 beginning at the Hatfield and McCoy Coal River Trail Head at 9 a.m. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Freedom Festival honored local hero http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3880577/Freedom-Festival-honored-local-hero Thirty-seven participants weathered the heat Sat., July 5 to honor fallen superhero Gabe Lyall in this year's West Virginia Freedom Festival's super hero themed 5k. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST