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Commission now on Facebook

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The Logan County Commission is now Facebook accessible.During August’s last regular meeting on Thursday, Commission President Danny Godby announced that the public will now be able to access the workings of the commission using the social media site. The page will present county business conducted by the commission. Those who do not attend the meetings will now have access to knowledge of the services offered to the county through the commission.Chris Trent, Director of Logan County Family Resource Network and helper in creating the Facebook page, says this is going to be a huge step in getting the Logan County youth involved with the commission. Commissioner Danny Ellis says he likes the idea because it helps keep the government transparent.

 

Water advisories issued, lifted

The Logan County Public Service District has issued a boil water notice on Thurs., Aug. 28, for McConnell Hill due to an interruption of water service.Customers are urged to bring the water to a boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water.Customers will be notified when it is longer needed to boil their water.For more information, contact the Logan County PSD at 304-946-2641.Also on Thursday, the City of Loga...

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Cliff’s is hiring

Cliff’s Natural Resources (CNR) is making some bold decisions in the midst of what many are calling the ongoing war on coal. With EPA regulations becoming more strenuous and many local mines having to idle or layoff hundreds of workers, the coal industry has not seemed to have much luck over the past year.Tuesday, August 26, Cliffs announced they have been authorized to invest in their own company by purchasing stocks. The company has also recently hired a new chairman, presi...

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Aunt Jennie Music Festival this weekend

The grandson of West Virginia folk legend Virginia Myrtle “Aunt Jennie” Wilson will share the stage with other notable old-time musicians during a pair of free Labor Day concerts hosted by Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park.Wilson’s grandson and Logan native Roger Bryant, whose musical roots are in the old-time and folk music traditions, will serve as emcee this year for the tenth annual “Aunt Jennie Music Festival” on Aug. 30-31. Bryant, who...

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Magistrate Court arraignments

Those booked and arraigned recently on a variety of criminal charges in Magistrates Court include:• Amelia Marie Bradshaw, 33, was booked on August 5 by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department for obstructing and battery. Her bail was set at $1,500.• Michael Deangelo Morgan, 48, was booked on August 6 by the Man Police Department for petit larceny, public intoxication, assault 1st battery of officer without weapon, disorderly conduct and obstructing. His ...

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Farley-Mullins to wed Aug. 30

Sheena Farley and Douglas MullinsSheena Noelle Farley and Douglas Macarthur Mullins are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.The bride-elect is the daughter Trish Farley and Elery Farley, both of Chapmanville, and the sister of Shawn Farley Elkins. She is the granddaughter of the late Rhoda Adams Hensley, Daniel Lee Hensley, and the late Howard “Dutch” and Carolyn “Johnnie” Farley, all of Chapmanville. She is a 2005 gradua...

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Drug addiction affects nearly every family

She weighs maybe 90 pounds as she pitifully stands in the courtroom; her eyes starting to roll back into her head. There are remnants of what probably used to be a pretty girl. The young woman is in custody for prostitution and possession of a controlled substance. Having been arrested by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, she is headed to the Regional Jail at Holden. She will soon become a very sick individual. She will likely wish for death as a result of the withdrawal pains she ...

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Christian singers scheduled for local church

McCONNELL — The First Baptist Church of McConnell will host their Fifth Annual Outdoor Labor Day Eve Sing this weekend on Sun., August 31. During the event, internationally acclaimed singer/songwriters Lewis & Lewis will be presenting a special concert beginning at 6 p.m.Ray and Laura Lewis are a husband/wife duo that deliver an entertaining, spiritually-enriching performance of self-penned compositions that transcend styles and genres. They have spent a lifetime setting the ...

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Girling announces name change

Girling Home Health has announced that it is changing its name to Gentiva Home Health.The company, which has been serving the local community for the past 29 years, has been a member of the Gentiva home health and hospice family of companies since October 2013. They say that new name change now more truly reflects the relationship and resources of being a part of a national leader in home health, but will not change their duties as a company.

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Logan, Man have contrast in styles

A contrast of styles should make for an interesting opening night on Friday as county rivals Logan and Man are set to square off in the season opening high school football game at the Logan Football Stadium.Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.Both teams made it to the playoffs last season and had first-round post-season exits.Class A Man went 9-2 last year, falling 21-16 at home to Bishop Donahue in the opening round of the playoffs. Class AAA Logan was 7-4 and ...

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Friday Night Lights

The high school football season is scheduled to kick off on Friday night in Logan County as the Logan High School Wildcats host the rival Man High School Hillbillies. Chapmanville Regional High School’s Tigers travel to Sissonville to play the Indians on Friday night in their season opener.

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AG mobile office coming to Logan

Many southern West Virginia counties, including Logan, will have a chance to meet with a representative from Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office in the upcoming month without having to drive to Charleston. A representative from the Office will host mobile office hours in three local counties to answer any questions and help consumers learn more about the resources available to protect their information from scammers.

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Boil water advisory

The City of Logan Water Department has issued a boil water advisory for all of Hospital Drive, Buskirk Avenue and Logan Concrete until further notice. CLWD says the problem comes from a break in a 6” main line.The company recommends bringing water to a boil for one minute before using. Also, use caution while doing laundry.For more information, contact CLWD at 304-752-7870.

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PRIDE debuts Intergenerational Center

PRIDE Community Services will debut their new and fully operational Mill Creek Intergenerational Center Wed. August 27. This is a center that will house a Senior Center and a Head Start Center in the same facility. The facility is located in the former Victory Freewill Baptist Church.“This is a win-win for everyone,” Executive Director Reginald Jones said. “We get to provide more options for the children and seniors in the area; the children and seniors have this ...

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Tigers looking to return to playoffs

CHAPMANVILLE — This might be the year the Chapmanville Regional High School football team turns the corner.At least, the Tigers hope so.After enjoying six straight winning seasons and five straight Class AA playoff appearances, Chapmanville slipped to 4-6 in 2012.Last year, Chapmanville improved to 5-5 but still missed making it the post-season.Close losses to Mingo Central (20-14) and county rival Man (26-22) might have kept the Tigers on the...

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Alliance disputes trademark allegations

In response to the article in last week’s Logan Banner “Hatfields and McCoys join forces to fight opposition,” the West Virginia based company The Hatfield & McCoy Alliance has come forth alleging that Mark Hatfield, via the Petition for Families to Keep their Hatfield & McCoy Names Facebook page, is spreading false information about their company.

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Former CRHS teacher charged with delivery of cocaine

A former Chapmanville Regional High School teacher was arrested by the US 119 Task Force assisted by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.On Monday, August 25, Jennifer Rachel Baisden, 47, of Pecks Mill, was arrested on four counts of Delivery of Crack Cocaine. The counts alleged that Baisden sold crack cocaine to a CI (cooperating individual) for US currency on four separate occasions.Baisden was arraigned in Logan County Magistrate Court and remanded to the Sout...

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NPF season over for Bandits, Andi Williamson

The season came to and end for the Chicago Bandits and local woman Andi Williamson.The Bandits saw its National Professional Fastpitch season come to an end with last week’s 1-0 loss to the Akron Racers in the league semifinal round series at Hoover Met Stadium in Hoover, Ala.With the win, Akron won the best-of-three series two games to one and advanced to play the USSSA Pride in the best-of-three league championship series, known as the Cowles Cup.Akron...

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