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.
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.
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....
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...
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.
Sen. Joe Manchin spoke at the National Western Mining Conference in Denver on Tuesday urging miners and the mining industry to speak up and let Washington know how important coal is in providing reasonably priced and secure power to the country.“They’re hearing us loud and clear. I just need more voices,”said Manchin.Manchin said he agrees that the Obama administration is waging a war on coal, and many people in the local area claim they are feeling the...
On Tuesday, April 8, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announced a new agreement with Unilin NA LLC, Robert C. Byrd Institute and the U.S. Department of Labor/Office of Apprenticeship that offers an approved apprenticeship for students.The program plans to enhance the skill level of employees and offer education options to enhance their employment goals.
Homer Gibson and Timothy Hackney were arrested Friday, April 11 with eight charges including felony destruction of property, conspiracy and simple possession.A Suddenlink Communications employee was notified that the phone and internet communications were out in the Blair area. When he arrived to assess the situation, he allegedly witnessed Gibson and Hackney stripping the fiber-optic line next to the creek and loading it into the back of a Gray Ford Ranger.The employee ...
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