This phrase has captivated the imagination of young audiences around the world in Disney's "The Lion King, Jr.," and soon the African savannah will come to life at the Liz Spurlock Amphitheatre.

LOGAN - There's a new officer on the force at the City of Logan Police Department.

At the regular session of the Logan City Council on Tuesday, Aug. 13, Cody Carter was officially sworn in to become the seventh officer on the city's police department. Carter replaces David Adkins, who retired in June after serving on the LPD for nearly three decades.

Opinion

Somewhere, I saw a small sign that read something like, "A Cluttered Desk is a Sign of Genius."

Trust me, when I say that I am a far cry from anywhere near being a genius, but I certainly have a cluttered desk, even though I promise it's not nearly as bad as Logan Chief Circuit Judge Eric O'Briant or court reporter Larry Coffindaffer's offices. With that remark, I must also concede that their ultra-cluttering must make those two fellows more like geniuses than myself.

For decades, Big Pharma has raised drug prices with impunity. Here in West Virginia, the average annual cost of brand name prescription drug treatment increased 58 percent between 2012 and 2017, while the annual income for West Virginians increased only 2.9 percent.