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LOGAN – Christian contemporary artist Tyler Richardson, best known for leading worship at The Ramp – a global ministry based primarily in Hamilton, Alabama – will soon make his way to Logan.

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CHAPMANVILLE During its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, July 9, the Chapmanville Town Council voted to begin using WV Checkbook, which is the State Auditor's new transparency website.

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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.

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LOGAN The Logan City Council has voted to begin the process of turning Logan into one of West Virginia's home rule cities.

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City of Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti will soon serve as president of the West Virginia Municipal League, replacing Huntington Mayor Steve Williams.  

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LYBURN A man from Lyburn faces charges of strangulation and domestic battery following an alleged incident with his wife in June.

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MOUNT GAY For the second year in a row, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will host its gaming and pop culture convention, called S-Con.

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Late City of Logan fireman Ernie Woods was honored by his fellow firefighters, first responders, the city and the Logan County community as his "last ride" was conducted Tuesday, July 9. 

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Heather L. Meade, daughter of John and Darissa Meade of Chapmanville, pictured with her grandmother, Lillian Porter Smith of Chapmanville. Heather graduated from Logan High School with honors May 24, 2019, exactly 60 years to the day after her grandmother graduated from LHS in 1959.

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LOGAN A man from Mallory was arrested on the four-lane coming toward Logan from Man on July 4 after he was reportedly found with drugs during a traffic stop.

34th ANNUAL DEHUE/RUM CREEK REUNION: at Holden Grade School in Holden, West Virginia. Registration, refreshments and sock hop dance at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, and annual picnic dinner and brief memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. Bring food and drinks to share. To get to the school, turn right on Copperas Fork Road. Off the exit, turn right and the school will be on the right. Contact Donna Burress Lucas at 304-525-4218 or 304752-2062 or Antha Tooley at 304-752-1778.

CHARLESTON - West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw announced Monday that he plans to reconvene the House's side of the special legislative session on education at noon Monday of next week.

CLEVELAND - A Cleveland-based federal judge partially lifted Monday an order which had sealed extensive opioid-related data composed by the federal government, paving the way for it to be released to the public for the first time.

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HUNTINGTON - Marshall University has released its dean's list for the 2019 spring semester.

To make the dean's list, students must have a 3.3 or above grade point average for a minimum of 12 hours.

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The daughters of Sherner and Bessie McCloud, formerly of Lundale, met June 1 for their 25th year of their sister trip reunion.

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Wishing Ruth Chambers Wall a very happy 97th birthday on July 13.

She is living in Winfield, W.Va., with her daughter, Becky (Gary) Isner.

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HAMLIN - Southern West Virginia Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Kerri G. Donahue-Wood, MD, to its provider team. She will see patients at three Southern West Virginia Health Breathing Center locations in Hamlin, Sand Plant (South Charleston) and Man.

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LOGAN - Walmart has added a new Pickup Tower at the Logan Supercenter store at the Fountain Place Mall.

Walmart Pickup Towers are 16-feet-tall, high-tech vending machines capable of fulfilling a customer's online order in less than a minute once they arrive at the store.

HUNTINGTON - While First Lady Melania Trump appeared to be impressed with Huntington's response to the opioid epidemic, what she was most concerned about during her trip to town Monday was how addiction is affecting the children of West Virginia.

CHARLESTON - After nearly three decades of successfully fighting legislation to permit "as is" sales of used cars and trucks in West Virginia, consumer attorney David McMahon had one key bit of advice last week as the state's first "as is" law went into effect:

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LOGAN - The Logan County Commission during its regular session on Monday voted to adopt a resolution - but not an ordinance - opposing the opening of needle exchanges within the county's borders.

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AMHERSTDALE - The average life expectancy in the United States is about 78 years, but one woman from Buffalo Creek tops that figure by more than a quarter of a century.

LOGAN - A man from Charleston was arrested and charged with daytime burglary and destruction of property in Logan when he claimed to be sent by the "undercover police" in order to burglarize a man's residence.

LOGAN - The Logan County Board of Education on Monday voted to postpone the third and final reading of, and amend, a controversial proposal to remove the valedictorian title from future graduation rankings in Logan County.

VERDUNVILLE - A man from Dingess was arrested in the Verdunville area of Mud Fork after reportedly claiming to be an FBI agent in order to steal from a woman.

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LOGAN - During their regular session Monday, the five members of the Logan County Board of Education unanimously voted to change the name of the Logan High School football stadium to the Willis-Nisbet Stadium in honor of longtime coaches Todd Willis, Jimmy Joe Willis and George Nisbet.

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CHAPMANVILLE – Chapmanville Police say three individuals, including a pregnant woman, were arrested on drug-related charges during a traffic stop.

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HUNTINGTON -- Chris Cline, a Beckley native and Marshall University alum and benefactor, died in a helicopter crash Thursday in the Bahamas, according to multiple sources. Seven people were reported to be aboard.

HUNTINGTON - Milton-based Revelation Energy, the nation's sixth largest coal producer, filed for bankruptcy protection Monday, citing at least $500 million owed in liabilities and the inability to make July payroll for its more than 1,100 employees.

HUNTINGTON - Marshall University's Collegiate Recovery Community is now open to students, and it aims to provide support to students going through recovery from substance use disorder, eating disorders or mental health issues, said Amy Saunders, director of the MU Wellness Center.

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LOGAN - The Logan community is mourning the loss of one of its firefighters following a tragic accident.

According to City of Logan Fire Chief Scott Beckett, the department responded to an ATV crash on W.Va. 44 near the Honda Logan Motorcycle Sales in Wilkinson at around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Beckett said Ernie Woods, 46, was driving his side-by-side back to Logan when he lost control and collided with a tractor-trailer type of truck hauling scrap steel.

Officials urge people celebrating the holiday, which is Thursday, to follow safety precautions and restrictions, as well as show consideration for those who may not appreciate all the noise and bursting light.

LOGAN A man from Logan is charged with strangulation, insurance fraud, domestic battery, domestic assault, giving false information to a police officer and false reporting of an emergency following an incident that occurred June 3.