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


Tigers, Cats climb in this week’s poll

Ahead of Friday night’s showdown game, the Chapmanville Regional and Logan High School boys’ basketball teams are moving up in the Class A...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Red hot Tigers roll past Pioneers

WAYNE, W.Va. — The Chapmanville Regional High School boys’ basketball team stayed red hot with Satuday night’s 69-48 win at Wayne.Th...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Billies lose by 50 to Indians

Billies lose by 50 to Indians

MAN, W.Va. — The woes continued for the Man High School boys’ basketball team with Saturday night’s 50-point loss at home to the Sis...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Nitro drills Lady Billies, 49-18

Nitro drills Lady Billies, 49-18

NITRO, W.Va. — Things started out well for the Man High School girls’ basketball team in its game on Wednesday night at Nitro.Man scored t...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Ooten National Coach of the Year

Ooten National Coach of the Year

CHAPMANVILLE — First came state coach of the year honors.And now, Ronnie Ooten has gone national.Ooten, the longtime softball coach at Chapmanvi...

January 14th, 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