Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Tue, 2 Sep 2014 02:00:09 EST 1800 Bridge dedication http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50480931/Bridge-dedication PINE CREEK — Several bridge dedications were made during the Annual Pine Creek Reunion held Sun., Aug. 31, at Pine Creek.One of the bridges was dedicated to the late Joe “Toby” Slade. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:31:09 EST Caught on the church steps http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50479755/Caught-on-the-church-steps Candace Hope Ferrell, 28, of Horsepen, was arrested by the West Virginia State Police on August 21 for two charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:01:26 EST Tennant choice of mine workers http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50481718/Tennant-choice-of-mine-workers RACINE — Natalie Tennant is officially the U.S. Senate candidate of the United Mine Workers of America. UMWA officials made the announcement several times Monday afternoon as about 500 gathered for the 76th annual UMWA Labor Day Celebration at... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:58:08 EST Brammer, Noe reach LHS Hall of Fame http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50413032/Brammer-Noe-reach-LHS-Hall-of-Fame Logan High School will enshrine J.D. Brammer and Libby Noe this week into the Logan High School Athletic Hall of Fame.The two inductees will be honored through a series of events. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:45:08 EST State’s unemployment rate fluctuates http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50479872/States-unemployment-rate-fluctuates Although West Virginia began the year with an unemployment rate below the national average, that number has crept up in recent months. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:43:04 EST AWANA to begin soon http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50472241/AWANA-to-begin-soon McCONNELL — The AWANA (Approved Workers Are Not Ashamed) Program, taken from II Timothy 2:15 of the New Testament, is a special youth program for three-year olds through sixth graders. The First Baptist Church of McConnell AWANA Club will have a... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:43:03 EST Laid off miners learn new profession http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50480040/Laid-off-miners-learn-new-profession Over the last couple of years, hundreds of coal miners have been laid off. There are not many jobs left in this industry. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:42:02 EST Mine idled after water leakage http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50480323/Mine-idled-after-water-leakage Many news outlets have reported that WV 3 Mine, located near Madison Creek and owned by Kentucky Fuels, has been idled due to an “imminent harm cessation” order issued by the Department of Environmental Protection. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:41:07 EST RJA gives awards, two local recipients http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50469319/RJA-gives-awards-two-local-recipients The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority has honored 33 RJA employees for outstanding conduct during the past year. Several awards recognized employees for conduct years prior to 2014. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:41:04 EST Lady Cats’ netters striving for improvement http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50445412/Lady-Cats-netters-striving-for-improvement With five senior returnees and other veteran players the Logan High School girls' volleyball team hopes to have continued improvement this season. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:40:06 EST ‘The Obama economy’ http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50412083/The-Obama-economy Now, 'the Obama economy' doesn't sound like cursing Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:40:05 EST Take off your mask and be real http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50477454/Take-off-your-mask-and-be-real Have you ever had one of those days that life just seems to absolutely beat you down and knock all of the wind out of your sails? Have those days even turned into many days of feeling helpless or hopeless? During those times it is very difficult to... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:39:04 EST No Turkey: USA has to rally to beat Turks in FIBA World Cup http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50475999/No-Turkey:-USA-has-to-rally-to-beat-Turks-in-FIBA-World-Cup Unlike most first halves of play for the 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team, it was the offense that took a while to get into rhythm Sunday against Turkey in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball tournament in Spain. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:51:05 EST Common Core finding little support in WV http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50471089/Common-Core-finding-little-support-in-WV BRIDGEPORT – “Common Core” is a term on the lips of many educators and state legislators. That was particularly true during recent legislative interim committee meetings in Bridgeport. Basically, the reference is to an educational... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:15:06 EST Commission meeting successful http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50471038/Commission-meeting-successful The Logan County Commission had a productive meeting Thursday afternoon during their last regular meeting of August. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:01:04 EST Another Logan business broken into http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50472484/Another-Logan-business-broken-into Another Logan area business was broken into this past week.Thieves entered the Dollar General Store on Stratton Street early Thursday morning, but little was reported stolen. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:53:04 EST Jesus demonstrates the fruit of the Spirit http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50462968/Jesus-demonstrates-the-fruit-of-the-Spirit In Galatians chapter 5, the apostle Paul tells us about the fruits of the Spirit, those traits in the Christian life that get played out in real life with the help of the Spirit of God who lives within us. They are: love, joy, peace, patience,... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:51:04 EST Bugs and fishes for Man Central summer students http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50470931/Bugs-and-fishes-for-Man-Central-summer-students Nothing like having a living laboratory right on campus! So it is for Huff Creek, just streamside to Man Central's K-8 school grounds. The stream is literally teeming with aquatic life from wolf spiders and water snakes to hellgrammites and... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:50:04 EST State calendar contest entries due by Oct. 1 http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50470985/State-calendar-contest-entries-due-by-Oct.-1 Those wishing to submit entries for the 12th annual West Virginia Operation Wildflower “Roadsides in Bloom” calendar photo contest have until Oct. 1. The contest is sponsored by the state departments of Environmental Protection and... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:45:13 EST People are key to peace in Ferguson http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50412134/People-are-key-to-peace-in-Ferguson The perfect storm of urban circumstances has enflamed the small suburb of Ferguson, Mo., at a time when the nation feels racial rift from every corner. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:45:08 EST