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Local woman to run in Boston Marathon

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Stephanie Abraham, age 35, may live in Chapmanville, W.Va., but she will prove to everyone just how Boston Strong she is on Monday, April 21 when she runs in the prestigious Boston Marathon.The Boston Marathon is any runner’s dream race. The course is a tough 26.2 miles through the hills of New England, the admittance is highly selective, and it is the oldest marathon in the United States. In fact, the first one was held in 1897.

 

8th Annual Man on the Move

The 8th annual Man on the Move walk was held Sat., April 12, at the Buffalo Creek Memorial Library. Participants received free t-shirts, had the opportunity to receive a door prize and had the opportunity to have a blood pressure checked. Logan County Sheriff Sonya Porter spoke to the walkers concerning the upcoming Drug Take Back Day.

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Logan beats Ohio team in South Carolina

It was a successful opening for the Logan High School baseball team on its southern swing as the Class AAA No. 8-ranked Wildcats won 8-7 over Austintown Fitch (Ohio) on Monday at the Mingo Bay Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C.Troy Burgess scored from second on an Austintown Fitch error in the bottom of the seventh inning as Logan improved to 7-2 on the season.Burgess was 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and three RBI. Trace Butcher also had three hits, including a double a...

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Smith should not be surprised about rumors

It’s always good to know when a public official has been cleared of any possible criminal wrong-doing. Somehow, that reminds me of the Southern West Virginia politician who ran for re-election to the legislature. In his advertising, he noted that he had “Never been CONVICTED of a felony.” That was so reassuring, voters in his district sent him back to Charleston. Later, he WAS, in fact, CONVICTED of a felony but later ran again and won another election. A second felony convi...

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No more cuts to food stamps

For every sensational story of food-stamp fraud or abuse, there are thousands more of people who depend on them to feed themselves and their families. That’s especially true now, with one in seven Americans — a record 47 million people — receiving help from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). That number is double what it was a decade ago.Food benefits have become a popular target, with Congress cutting benefits late last year across the ...

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PRIDE releases Annual Report

PRIDE Community Services has recently released their 2012-13 Head Start Annual Report. PRIDE is a non-profit community action agency in Logan county.The report outlines the head start’s budget, enrollment, services and more.In order to accommodate the needs of the area’s families, the program implements center based classes. The services provided in head start include education, health, family services, parent involvement, transportation and family literacy....

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Logan Center to host Meet the Candidates

THREE MILE CURVE — The Logan Center at Three Mile Curve is inviting political candidates to attend their “Meet your Candidates” Fri., April 25, at 2 p.m.“It will not be a debate but a chance to introduce yourselves and the office you are seeking to our residents and staff,” Betty Conn, organizer of the event said. “This is important to all our residents who cannot get out to meet with you — nor attend political functions.”C...

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Man arrested for shooting dog, neighbor’s property

On April 4, Kevin Bryant, 25, of Stone Branch, was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals, shooting within 500 feet of a residence and brandishing.When the West Virginia State Police were called about shots being fired on Stone Branch Road in Chapmanville, Trooper R.E. Stowers rushed to the scene. The victim advised him that someone had fired three shots at his residence hitting his shed, his vehicle, and his dog Mac.

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