CHERRY TREE An Amherstdale man is charged with breaking and entering, destruction of property, tampering with automobiles and possession of a controlled substance after he was arrested for reportedly attempting to break in to Premium Towing at Cherry Tree.

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CHARLESTON - David Lee Walls, 57, of Logan County, pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release from United States Attorney Mike Stuart. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearm, and Explosives (ATF) and the U.S. 119 Task Force conducted the investigation.

LOGAN - David Early has played his last game as a Logan Wildcat it seems.

Early is foregoing his senior season at Logan High School and is joining the ranks of Beckley Prep. He will reportedly be playing for the Swarm during the upcoming 2019-20 season.

The West Virginia Board of Education voted 7-2 on Wednesday to accept a two-year pilot program from the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission that splits boys and girls basketball into four classes instead of the three it had been. Debra Sullivan and Dr. Daniel Snavely were the two board members voting against.

HUNTINGTON - Some of Marshall University's football players were back in pads on Thursday evening.

No, it isn't quite practice time, but it is fast approaching with camp set to open on Aug. 2.


I know that when it comes to history, the names of Don Chafin and the Devil Anse Hatfield family standout for their distinguished contributions to true American history: Chafin for his renowned 1921 stance against marching miners at Blair Mountain. And, of course, the Hatfields for their role in the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud that lasted for many years following the Civil War.

Amid the ongoing trade tensions, the White House recently issued a proclamation with the stunning conclusion that Toyota and other international automaker contributions to the economy have reduced the market share of "American-owned" companies and thereby are a national security threat.