During the first nine weeks of the 2019-20 school term, elementary school students in the Chapmanville area will start school on a two-hour delay every Wednesday, thanks to a new pilot program approved by the Logan County Board of Education.

LOGAN - Many Logan area residents have heard about the brutal murder and attempted disposal of Mamie Thurman (1900-1932), a young woman originally from Louisville whose remains were discovered by Garland Davis, a young deaf-mute, on 22 Mine Road in Holden on June 22, 1932, about 7 miles from Logan. Her ghost is said to continue to haunt that area.

Getting a ticket to Bristol Motor Speedway's annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series August night race was at one time the toughest get on the entire schedule. Regardless of how many seats were added, the track kept stringing together sale out after sale out.

MORGANTOWN - West Virginia University redshirt freshman receiver Bryce Wheaton will admit that he did not think he was physically ready to play college football at a high level when he arrived here last year.


"I was six years old when my peg-legged father sold our two-room shack near Charleston, West Virginia, for thirty cans of Wilson's evaporated milk. He moved the family fifty miles away to Logan County where we continued to struggle with poverty. I stood beside him as he sat in front of dime stores and sold pencils at southern West Virginia towns."

Progression is defined as "the process of developing or moving gradually towards a more advanced state." As time barrels forward, each institution, industrial sector or culture must adapt to societal needs. Agriculture is no different.