NEWS


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Logan judges remove themselves from Porter case
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Justice takes office
Alleged issues emerge in trial for Ojeda’s attacker

Alleged issues emerge in trial for Ojeda’s attacker

LOGAN, W.Va. — Senator Richard Ojeda was recently sworn in to represent West Virginia’s seventh senatorial district which covers all of Lo...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Judges swear oaths

Judges swear oaths

From left: Magistrates Dwight Williamson, Joseph Mendez and Leonard Codispoti and Circuit Judge Eric O’Briant recently took their oaths of offic...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Audit: W.Va. paid too much to transport dead

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s chief medical examiner has been paying too much to transport the dead and too many state prison o...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Manchin: Research showing repeal ofACA would cripple opioid epidemic fight

Manchin: Research showing repeal ofACA would cripple opioid epidemic fight

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and prominent organizations and healthcare service providers in West Virginia, announce resea...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Sparks retires

Sparks retires

LOGAN, W.Va. — Following a 16 year career at the Logan Banner, long time society editor Martha Sparks has retired.Sparks began her stint at the ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Verdunville FD thanks LCC

Verdunville FD thanks LCC

The Verdunville VFD recently presented a plaque thanking the Logan County Commission for all their continued support. Fire chief Windell Hunter explai...

January 8th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Indians conquer Lady Cats
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Tigers, Cats have showdown
Panthers win at rival Tolsia, 73-55

Panthers win at rival Tolsia, 73-55

GLENHAYES, W.Va. — Since consolidation in the late 1980s, the Tug Valley and Tolsia high school boys’ basketball teams have had a spirited...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Cats play both Wyoming teams in KCC

LOGAN, W.Va. — The Logan Wildcats will certainly be challenged next weekend when LHS’ boys’ basketball team is scheduled to host the...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Tigers sizzle in win over Nitro

CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Regional Tigers had no trouble with the Wildcats — the Nitro Wildcats — as CRHS rolled to an 85-60 w...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Fields named Miners’ football coach

RED JACKET, W.Va. – Joey Fields has been named the new head football coach at Mingo Central High School.That official announcement was made at t...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Sooners shock No. 7 WVU in overtime

Sooners shock No. 7 WVU in overtime

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jordan Woodward’s return from a leg injury has infused some hope in Oklahoma’s season.Woodard’s layup...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Nitro topples Lady Cats 42-23

LOGAN, W.Va. — The Logan High School girls’ basketball team couldn’t get its offense going on Monday night at home and ended up gett...

January 17th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Letters to Santa…
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Letters to Santa…
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Letters to Santa…
Letters to Santa…

Letters to Santa…

West ChapmanvilleKindergartenMs. ElkinsDear Santa Claus,My name is Brailed Marcum. I am 6 years old! I live in the great town of Chapmanville. This ye...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Letters to Santa…

Letters to Santa…

West ChapmanvilleMrs. FergusonDear Santa,I hope you had a great year thuw evry hollday. You have great elfs. They are very nice to pepple. I hope your...

December 18th, 2016 |  


Letters to Santa…

Letters to Santa…

Man ElementaryUniversal Pre-KMrs. Adkins/Mrs. WalkerDear Santa,This Christmas, I am 5 years old. This year, I have been good all of the time. What I w...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Letters to Santa…

Letters to Santa…

West ChapmanvillePre-KMrs. Whitney Preston/Mrs. Jaime JusticeDear Santa,Mom and Dad say I’ve been good this year! If you can, I would like you t...

December 13th, 2016 |  


McConnell Tabernacle honors pastor

McConnell Tabernacle honors pastor

McCONNELL, W.Va. — Members and friends of the McConnell Tabernacle honored their pastor, Rev. Keith McClung and his wife, Anita, on Saturday, Oc...

December 11th, 2016 |  


START to meet this Thursday

START to meet this Thursday

MAN, W.Va. — START (Seniors Taking Active Roles Today) held their traditional Thanksgiving Dinner for the November meeting at Bruce McDonald Mem...

December 11th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Peace in the Middle of Fear
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History before our eyes
The New Year is upon us

The New Year is upon us

First, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and offer each of you my hope that we all have a very happy and prosperous 2017.With that s...

January 8th, 2017 |  


First Sunday after Christmas

First Sunday after Christmas

I hope you have had a Blessed Christmas and will have a happy New Year with families and loved ones.I also hope that your Christmas wish list was fulf...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Good bye 2016, hello 2017

Good bye 2016, hello 2017

By the time you read this article, Martha Sparks will no longer be an employee of this newspaper. It is by her choice that she desires to spend more t...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Merry Christmas, my friends

Merry Christmas, my friends

Christmas in the coal fields this year is probably more stressful than in times past, simply because of the economic situation that affects nearly eve...

December 26th, 2016 |  


A merry, meaningful Christmas to all — including atheists

A merry, meaningful Christmas to all — including atheists

They’re called the New Atheists and are people like Sam Harris, a neuroscientist who should have stuck with studying the brain instead of taxing...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Driving is driving me nuts

Driving is driving me nuts

Driving a car is one of the basic activities of everyday life that is unquestionably getting more and more unpleasant. There is no argument about it. ...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA