Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Fri, 6 Mar 2015 06:15:04 EST 1800 Wild weather continues http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152202054/Wild-weather-continues LOGAN — The morning of March 5 saw the Logan area take a one-two-punch from the weather: just hours after localized flooding and frighteningly swollen rivers terrorized citizens, snow began to fall and ice began form. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:35:37 EST Mingo commissioner sued over election complaint http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152207377/Mingo-commissioner-sued-over-election-complaint A former Mingo County sheriff claims in a lawsuit that a county commissioner cost him an election last year by filing a bogus complaint days before the vote took place. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:35:36 EST Court to decide if Mingo can sue pharmacies http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152207064/Court-to-decide-if-Mingo-can-sue-pharmacies West Virginia Supreme Court justices will decide whether several Mingo County residents can sue pharmacies and doctors after they alleged being negligently prescribed pain medication, which then led to addiction. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:35:34 EST How to live longer, in 100 annoying steps http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152173501/How-to-live-longer-in-100-annoying-steps The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tues., March 3:———Want to live to age 115? Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:30:35 EST Wildcats ranked 10th in final poll http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152172950/Wildcats-ranked-10th-in-final-poll And then there was one.The Logan High School boys' basketball team, ranked No. 10 in the state in Class AAA, is the last varsity squad standing in Logan County. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:30:33 EST CRHS pair among Cardinal leaders http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152192511/CRHS-pair-among-Cardinal-leaders The post-season didn't go the way the Chapmanville Regional High School basketball team wanted it. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:30:32 EST Panthers set to host GBC in sectional finals http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152192565/Panthers-set-to-host-GBC-in-sectional-finals NAUGATUCK – The Tug Valley High School basketball team began the road to the state tournament on Tuesday night with a 75-48 Class A sectional tourney victory over Sherman in a game played at the Panthers' home gym. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:30:31 EST Dontation drive at Logan Area Public Library http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152200161/Dontation-drive-at-Logan-Area-Public-Library LOGAN — The usual purpose of “StoryTime” at the Logan Area Public Library on Midelburg Island is to inform the little listeners who attend while entertaining them; however, the group of children who currently attend StoryTime have... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:35:31 EST 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