NEWS


Back to school in Logan County

Back to school in Logan County

LOGAN, W.Va. — Students returned to classes in Logan county Thursday, August 18.With the return of children to crowded areas full of vehicles an...

August 19th, 2016 |  


New business relocates to Mingo Co.

New business relocates to Mingo Co.

BELO, W. Va. – The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority has announced a new tenant at the Belo Industrial Park.Executive Director Leasha Johnson...

August 19th, 2016 |  


TVRRC announces three September 5K races

TVRRC announces three September 5K races

WILLIAMSON – The Tug Valley Road Runners Club has three races scheduled for the month of September.The first race of the month will be the Bill ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Hillbilly River Run set for Aug. 27

Hillbilly River Run set for Aug. 27

MAN, W.Va. — As the area’s tourism industry turns to focus on utilizing the myriad of streams and waterways in Logan County, kayaking is b...

August 19th, 2016 |  


“BEE”ing nominated

MAHER, W.Va. – People who travel U.S. 52 through Maher, W.Va. regularly know where Paul and Arlene Starr live.Starr’s Honey Farm has been ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


How to avoid a ‘Syrian-style’ refugee crisis in Venezuela

How to avoid a ‘Syrian-style’ refugee crisis in Venezuela

Now that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro seems to be closing all avenues for a peaceful resolution of his country’s crisis, the internationa...

August 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


2:40 am |    
CRHS soccer boots Tug 12-0

Logan falls at Nitro in first soccer match

The Logan High School soccer team made its official debut on Saturday afternoon and lost at Nitro 11-1.Nitro, a former Class AAA school and a longstan...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


CRHS soccer gets historic first win

CRHS soccer gets historic first win

It was a historic win for the Chapmanville Regional High School soccer team on Friday night as the Tigers traveled to Princeton and won 3-1 over Merce...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Logan High School soccer team set to open season

Logan High School soccer team set to open season

The Logan High School soccer team is excited to get its first ever season under way.Logan was scheduled to open the regular season on Saturday at Nitr...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Logan-Man game dates back to 1923

Logan-Man game dates back to 1923

In 1923 football was still in its infancy, drawfed in popularity by baseball, America’s national pastime.The Super Bowl was still more than four...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Cats, Tigers to play in CC Gridorama

Cats, Tigers to play in CC Gridorama

It’s Week Two of the high school preseason this Saturday as the Logan and Chapmanville high school football teams are scheduled to take part in ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


CRHS soccer has fun in Hoover monsoon

CRHS soccer has fun in Hoover monsoon

CHAPMANVILLE — The rain kept coming and coming.And then it rained some more.Before long it was a monsoon at Falling Rock as the Chapmanville Reg...

August 19th, 2016 |  


LIFE


4:13 am |    
2016 We Can Camp a success

Listing of July 2016 marriage licenses

LOGAN, W.Va. — Logan County Clerk John A. Turner has released the listing of marriage licenses issued for the month of July 2016.Roger Travis Is...

August 21st, 2016 |  


LHS Class of ‘66 finalize reunion plans

LOGAN, W.Va. — The class of 1966 will celebrate their 50th graduating year in October.A meet and greet will be held Friday, October 14, at Logan...

August 14th, 2016 |  


McConnell church hosts VBS

McConnell church hosts VBS

McCONNELL, W.Va. — The First Baptist Church of McConnell conducted Vacation Bible School from July 24-29 with the theme Joshua: Conquering the E...

August 14th, 2016 |  


May/June marriage licenses issued

LOGAN, W.Va. — Logan County Clerk John A. Turner has released the listing of marriage licenses issued for the months of May and June 2016.Clinto...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Movie night at Energy Express Omar site

Movie night at Energy Express Omar site

The Energy Express Program hosted a Family and Community Movie Night Thursday, July 28, 2016. Children attending Energy Express, along local students,...

August 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Love story of lone Aracoma raid survivor

Love story of lone Aracoma raid survivor

Tradition has it that the first inhabitants in Logan were a tribe of Shawnees ruled over by Princess Aracoma. And, while nearly everyone is familiar w...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Developments related to Alzheimer’s offer hope

Developments related to Alzheimer’s offer hope

Ron D. Stollings, MD, FACPGuest ColumnistNew studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2016 in Toronto, Canada, ...

August 18th, 2016 |  


How old is old enough for the free doughnut?

How old is old enough for the free doughnut?

Last week I was automatically given the senior citizen discount at Dunkin’ Donuts. The teenage server behind the counter, in what I’m sure...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Is real political leadership still possible?

Is real political leadership still possible?

Donald Trump is perhaps the most widely condemned public figure to hit the spotlight in years. He has been indicted as unfit, unstable, crazy, immoral...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Dreamer don’t stop dreaming

Dreamer don’t stop dreaming

God knew who we were going to be prior to us being formed in our mother’s womb. God placed gifts in each of us. We were gifted before we were bo...

August 14th, 2016 |  


From the Banner files: Girls beat two-timing boyfriend

From the Banner files: Girls beat two-timing boyfriend

In February of 1931 two girls from Accoville got into a fight following church service, but it was their boyfriend who got the worst end of it all. A ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


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