NEWS


2:58 am |    
Jenkins presents COAL Act
“Wizard of Oz” opens July 29

“Wizard of Oz” opens July 29

LOGAN, W.Va. — “The Wizard of Oz” is set to open at the Coalfield Jamboree Theater at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 29.Southern Coalition f...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Collins resigns as mayor of Chapmanville

Collins resigns as mayor of Chapmanville

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Citing personal, family and health issues, Chapmanville mayor Mike Collins has resigned his office effective July 24.In a ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


DNC:

DNC:

Find out what delegations had to say at the Democratic National Convention about jobs and fair wages on our DNC page.Click here to see the DNC page. ....

July 26th, 2016 |  


Farmer’s market vouchers available

Farmer’s market vouchers available

LOGAN, W.Va. — Summer is in full swing and for many people, that means it is time begin looking at fresh and locally grown produce. Some W. Va. ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Logan County cleanup nears

Each year, residents of Logan County can take advantage of a series of free trash days where everyone can get rid of the junk in the garage, outbuildi...

July 26th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

DNC 2016: Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

PHILADELPHIA — Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


2:55 am |    
Football season is near
Logan 11-12s ousted from state

Logan 11-12s ousted from state

The Logan 11-12-year-old Little League All-Stars were ousted from the state tournament with Sunday’s 10-0 loss to Fairmont.Logan finished 1-2 in...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Chapmanville Football Camp

Chapmanville Football Camp

Chapmanville Regional High School quarterback Adam Vance hands the ball off to R.J. Jones on Thursday during the first day of the two-day Chapmanville...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


The return of the majestic elk is getting closer

The return of the majestic elk is getting closer

The much anticipated return of the fabled, and long absent, wapiti is getting closer. In just a few short months the Mountain State should see its fir...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Logan to play in state tourney

Logan to play in state tourney

The Logan 11-12-year-old Little League All-Star baseball team is scheduled to begin play in the state tournament on Friday at 6 p.m. against Sophia at...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Logan releases first ever soccer schedule

Logan releases first ever soccer schedule

The Logan High School soccer team has unveiled its first ever soccer schedule.Logan is fielding a team for the first time in school history this fall ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


11:57 pm |    
START hosts June meeting
Southern releases Spring Dean’s List

Southern releases Spring Dean’s List

MT. GAY, W.Va. — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has announced that the following students have been placed on the Dean&#...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Americanism Essay winners

Americanism Essay winners

Freemasonry Brother George Howes, 32nd, presents 2nd Place Winner Brandon A. Hodges of Beth Haven Christian School with a $300 check.Illustrious H. Ja...

July 10th, 2016 |  


More than 1,700 graduated May 7 at MU

More than 1,700 graduated May 7 at MU

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More than 1,700 students graduated from Marshall University Saturday, May 7.For the fifth consecutive year, Marshall conduct...

July 10th, 2016 |  


McCloud family hosts annual reunion

McCloud family hosts annual reunion

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The descendants of Sherner and Bessie Workman McCloud, formerly Lundale, W.Va., gathered at Coonskin Park, shelter 18, in Ch...

July 4th, 2016 |  


Kazee family reunion held June 25

HENLAWSON, W.Va. — The descendents of Richards and Winnie Bays Kazee gathered at Chief Logan State Park Saturday, June 25, for their annual fami...

July 4th, 2016 updated: July 4th, 2016. |  


Volunteers needed to sort, organize books

BIG UGLY, W.Va. — The Big Ugly Community Center (BUCC), Harts, received a donation of more than 10,000 books from an Illinois donor on Tuesday, ...

July 4th, 2016 |  


OPINION


11:57 pm |    
The dangerous Trump doctrine
There are always heroes

There are always heroes

West Virginians are fiercely independent and resilient by nature; you cannot live in our hills and valleys and not be. Whether one lives at the head o...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Getting through the rapids of life

Getting through the rapids of life

Last weekend I was up at the New River Gorge Bridge. While I was enjoying those breathtaking views from the lookout I noticed some rafters that were t...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


At GOP convention, party disunity on full display

At GOP convention, party disunity on full display

CLEVELAND — Like partners in a shotgun marriage, Donald Trump and the Republican Party’s establishment have been preaching unity this week...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Logan man returns from the dead

Logan man returns from the dead

Needless to say, things certainly were different back in the 1920’s and ‘30’s. Here’s a humorous story I uncovered one day whi...

July 21st, 2016 |  


After Nice, it’s official: The campaign’s about fear

After Nice, it’s official: The campaign’s about fear

Last week’s terrorist attack in Nice, after similar tragedies in Paris, San Bernardino, Brussels, Orlando and Istanbul, made two things painfull...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Former top cop says heated rhetoric not helping

Former top cop says heated rhetoric not helping

Charles Ramsey has law enforcement credentials that few can match. Only now, for the first time in over 40 years, the former top cop for the District ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA