CHAPMANVILLE — When it came to basketball, the Chapmanville Tigers were never a laughingstock.The Tigers were many times, often times, good but just not good enough to make it to the state tournament.Often times, Chapmanville would fall just short, many times a single game short, in the regional tournament.But on Thursday night, 85 years of frustration and disappointment went away.The Chapmanville Tigers are finally in the state tournament.The Chapmanville Regional High School boys’ basketball team wrapped up its first ever state tourney berth with Thursday night’s thrilling 44-41 victory over Nicholas County in the Class AA Region 4 co-championship game at a packed Danny Godby Gymnasium.
Members of the Logan Shrine Club have done a lot of fundraisers over the years, but if their newest event is successful, it just might become an annual one.Logan Shrine Club President Roger Porter said the goal of the first Logan Shriners ATV Ride and Poker Run is to have a lot of fun and raise some funds for the local charity by taking advantage of the Club’s location in the center of Hatfield-McCoy Trails country.Longtime Shriner Jeff Reagan is in charge of the e...
It started out like most normal March days, unpredictable as they may be, never knowing from one day to the next whether the day’s weather menu would include rain, sleet, snow, wind, or all of the above. Winter was not quiet completed and, with just five days to go before the advent of Spring, most everyone in Logan County was going about their business as usual on this grey, dismal March 15, 2012.
Charleston, WV — The West Virginia Humanities Council is sponsoring a state tour of the new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit, Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America. West Virginia is a debut state for the exhibit that will be on display at the Larry Joe Harless Community Center in Gilbert from March 24 through May 3. The official exhibit opening will be held on March 25 at 5:30 p.m. with a “Tailgate Reception” at the center. Volunteer coaches for the center’...
DEHUE — The 28th Annual Dehue Community Reunion was held August 9-10, 2013, atDehue Chambers Grade School on Rum Creek. Former Dehue residents from all over came home to keep memories of their former community alive.States represented included West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, Florida, California, North Carolina, Indiana, Missouri, Illinois, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Michigan.The event began Friday evening, Aug. 9, with guests enjoy...
A Madison Creek man was charged on March 10 for allegedly assaulting a member of the West Virginia State Police.According to the criminal complaint, Troopers S.A. Belt, J.G. Honaker and R.L. Jennings were assisting Child Protective Services (CPS). Officers spoke to Nathan Thomas Short, 34, through a window at his residence, advising him to come outside to speak with the officers. Troopers reported that Short refused to come out of the residence and began to curse the Troopers....
Pearl and Vivian Hudson of Chapmanville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Ann Hudson, to Zakkery Dakota Justice, the son of John and Kimberly Justice of Harts. The bride-to-be is majoring in Cosmetology at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; the prospective groom has graduated with an Electrical Engineering Degree, also for Southern. The couple will exchange marriage vows at 5 p.m. Fri., March 21, 2014, at First Chur...
From West Virginia to California, members of the 1974 Class of Logan High School are sharing memories and photographs via social media as they prepare to celebrate their 40th reunion.Organizers Barbara Conn Stambaugh, Cheryl Mullins Taylor and Leah Ferguson Luptak, working primarily with classmates on a Facebook page dedicated to their class, have released the schedule, as well as costs associated with the various events planned.Graduates will gather Friday through Sunda...
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