NEWS


7:31 pm
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Logan BOE begrudgingly approves bids for new school

Justice governor signs broad medical marijuana bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice signed a law Wednesday making West Virginia the 29th state to allow the use of marijuana for certain m...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Chamber to host Moonshine Masquerade

Chamber to host Moonshine Masquerade

LOGAN, W.Va. — The roots of the local moonshine industry run deep — generations deep.Moonshining is intertwined with the fabric of Appalac...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Giggenbach joins prosecution in Porter trial

Giggenbach joins prosecution in Porter trial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An assistant Kanawha County prosecutor was appointed Tuesday to assist in the prosecution of a Logan County man accused of a...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Most coalfield counties still losing jobs

LOGAN, W.Va. — WorkForce West Virginia reported the jobless rate in West Virginia has dropped to a seasonally adjusted 4.9 percent.The state has...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Elimination of 47,000 outdated voter files

Elimination of 47,000 outdated voter files

Press ReleaseCHARLESTON, W.Va. - Secretary of State Mac Warner announced today that working with county clerks in all 55 counties they have now remove...

April 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Tigers sweep past Poca Dots
McCann, Lady Tigers blank Hoover 1-0

McCann, Lady Tigers blank Hoover 1-0

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Friday night’s Chapmanville vs. Herbert Hoover high school softball team pitted two of the best teams in the Cardina...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Marshall baseball crushes FIU, 22-6, in Beckley

Marshall baseball crushes FIU, 22-6, in Beckley

Press ReleaseBECKLEY, W.Va. — The Marshall baseball team (19-19, 8-8 C-USA) rode its offense in a 22-6 rout of the FIU Panthers (23-16, 8-8 C-US...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Herd softball steals way to win over Hokies, improve to 35-7

Herd softball steals way to win over Hokies, improve to 35-7

Press ReleaseBLACKSBURG, Va. – The Marshall softball team defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies 8-3, Friday night in the first contest of a three-ga...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


No. 21 WVU grinds out series-opening win over Kansas State

No. 21 WVU grinds out series-opening win over Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The No. 21 West Virginia University baseball team won a back-and-forth affair, 9-7, to open a three-game series at Kansas Stat...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Logan’s offense sputters in loss to 3A Ripley

Logan’s offense sputters in loss to 3A Ripley

LOGAN, W.Va. — The Class AA No. 6-ranked Logan High School baseball team couldn’t get the bats going and ended up falling 7-2 to the Class...

April 20th, 2017 |  


No. 5 Tigers hold off Panthers in 9-6 win

No. 5 Tigers hold off Panthers in 9-6 win

The Chapmanville Tigers were cruising along in their game on Wednesday night at Lincoln County.Down a half dozen runs, the Panthers made it interestin...

April 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Not the holiday I expected
Janet’s Appalachian Kitchen

Janet’s Appalachian Kitchen

My Grandmother could make the best fried apple pies there ever was, the whole family looked forward to those pie at just about every visit. A few week...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Rev. Parsons welcomed by Man Church of Nazarene

Rev. Parsons welcomed by Man Church of Nazarene

MAN, W.Va. — April 2, 2017 marks the beginning the pastoral ministry of Rev. Ollie Parsons at the Man Church of the Nazarene.Rev. Parsons, an or...

March 25th, 2017 |  


The cradle of forestry in America

The cradle of forestry in America

By Robert BeanblossomNestled in a mountainous valley known as the Pink Beds is the Cradle of Forestry in America, a national historic site. This spot ...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Janet’s Appalachian Recipes

Last week I went to Virginia to visit with my family that lives there. One night my cousin whipped up one of the best homemade salsa’s I have ev...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

By Michael [email protected] – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Bipolar Disorder: Uncommon highs and extreme lows

By F. Keith DavisLogan Mingo Area Mental HealthBipolar Disorder is a serious mental health illness. It is essentially a reoccurring condition involvin...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


OPINION


Legislating morality

Legislating morality

The original mountaineers of this part of what became West Virginia brought with them many skills; one of which was the art of making their own corn l...

April 8th, 2017 updated: April 8th, 2017. |  


Amid graves of WWI, stark reminders of nationalism’s peril

YPRES, Belgium — Children now scamper through the remaining trenches on Hill 62 in Flanders fields, where Brits endured a World War I hell of mu...

April 4th, 2017 |  


The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Monday, April 3:———It was bad enough back in 2011 when Donald Trump beg...

April 4th, 2017 |  


DUI driver damages LB&T

DUI driver damages LB&T

LOGAN, W.Va. — The branch of Logan Bank and Trust (LB&T) at Fountain Place Mall was reportedly damaged by a drunk driver in the late night h...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Witnessing is everything

Witnessing is everything

John 4: 1-42 is a very familiar account of Jesus making a difference in someone’s life. But Jesus didn’t point out so much what He has don...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Life insurance may get you killed

Life insurance may get you killed

Since I seem to be writing a good deal of stories concerning Logan’s violent past, I thought I should paint a written picture of how things were...

April 1st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA