Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:17:10 EST 1800 W.Va. Elk Restoration Project http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152082456/W.Va.-Elk-Restoration-Project SOUTH CHARLESTON — At the regular quarterly meeting of the Natural Resources Commission held Sunday Feb. 22, 2015, in South Charleston, Bill Carman, Regional Director for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) and its West Virginia State... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:35:31 EST Illegal ATV use leads to chase, drug arrest http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152070513/Illegal-ATV-use-leads-to-chase-drug-arrest On Feb. 8, Trooper M.J. Miller of the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) was driving along County Route 16 near Kistler when he observed a red ATV illegally traveling on the road which has a centerline. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:20:31 EST Great Scott! Lady Tigers shocked in sectionals http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152045802/Great-Scott-Lady-Tigers-shocked-in-sectionals WILLIAMSON – The Lady Tigers of Chapmanville Regional High School were upset in the semifinals of the Class AA sectional played at the Williamson Fieldhouse on Wednesday night by the Scott Lady Skyhawks 43-30. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:50:32 EST County domestic violence stats http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152065331/County-domestic-violence-stats National statistics concerning domestic violence are staggering as it is reported that three in 10 women and one in 10 men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence/or stalking by a partner. Girls ages 16 thru 19 are four times... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:50:31 EST Gag order not needed if ex-Massey CEO’s trial moved http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152079663/Gag-order-not-needed-if-ex-Massey-CEOs-trial-moved CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A gag order issued in former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's criminal case would be unnecessary if the courts grant a defense request to move his trial to another district, defense lawyers say in a court... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:45:31 EST Emotional end for Lady Cats http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152038787/Emotional-end-for-Lady-Cats Even the most die-hard Logan basketball fan should admire what the Spring Valley High School girls did on Wednesday night. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:35:31 EST School vaccinations http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152065387/School-vaccinations The following editorial appeared in the Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, on Feb. 23:——- Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:30:32 EST Drug arrest at Chapmanville gas station http://loganbanner.com/news/blogswbyankees-home_top/152072009/Drug-arrest-at-Chapmanville-gas-station Cpl. Lee Preece of the Chapmanville Police Department, on Feb. 13, entered the Speedway gas station on Route 10 in Chapmanville and was confronted by store manager and customer who reported strange activity in the restroom. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:25:33 EST Office of Miner’s Health Safety and Training taking applications http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152075421/Office-of-Miners-Health-Safety-and-Training-taking-applications The Office of Miner's Health, Safety, and Training (MHS&T) has announced that it is accepting applications for occupational examinations. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:25:32 EST Billies fall to Tigers on Senior Night http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152038842/Billies-fall-to-Tigers-on-Senior-Night MAN — A third quarter surge powered the Chapmanville Regional High School boys' basketball team past county rival Man, 50-34, at the Man Memorial Fieldhouse on Wednesday night. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:05:31 EST Logan Regional Medical Center “goes red” http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152051188/Logan-Regional-Medical-Center-goes-red LOGAN — Proponents of the “Go Red” movement decked themselves out in red and gathered at the Chief Logan State Park Conference Center on Feb. 25 for an event that showcased the goals and achievements of the movement and featured... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:35:39 EST No jail time in Barnette sentence http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152060167/No-jail-time-in-Barnette-sentence CHARLESTON — On Feb. 25, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that United States District Judge Thomas E. Johnston had sentenced Ronald Barnette, 54, of Holden to pay of a fine of $20,000, spend three years on probation and six months... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:35:38 EST Delegates question bill mandating drug test for license http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152060255/Delegates-question-bill-mandating-drug-test-for-license CHARLESTON — The House Health Committee approved a bill Tuesday to require drug testing for all applicants for a level 2 intermediate driver's license. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:35:37 EST Election underway for fire, ambulance levy http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152059044/Election-underway-for-fire-ambulance-levy LOGAN — A five year extension for a levy funding fire and ambulance services in Logan County is currently on the ballot. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:35:36 EST Appalachian Power customers set new all-time peak demand http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152061226/Appalachian-Power-customers-set-new-all-time-peak-demand CHARLESTON – Appalachian Power customers in Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee set an unofficial all-time peak demand of 8,697 megawatts (MW) at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20. Arctic cold weather across the company's entire service area helped... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:35:35 EST Return of the Mothman, Knost nominated for Bram Stoker Award http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152061375/Return-of-the-Mothman-Knost-nominated-for-Bram-Stoker-Award CHAPMANVILLE — The Horror Writers Association, the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy, announced the 2014 nominees for the iconic Bram Stoker Award® on Tues., Feb. 24. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:35:33 EST Water woes continue for residents http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152058143/Water-woes-continue-for-residents LOGAN — On Feb. 23, a water line break caused by landslide at the construction site for the new highway to Man forced water outages along Three Mile Curve and Rum Creek. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:30:31 EST Chapmanville whips Wayne, 68-47 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152018375/Chapmanville-whips-Wayne-68-47 The Chapmanville Regional High School boys' basketball team dunked its way to a 68-47 road victory on Tuesday night in a Cardinal Conference makeup game. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:50:32 EST Logan falls to Big Reds on the road http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152018355/Logan-falls-to-Big-Reds-on-the-road The Logan High School boys' basketball team never led in its game on Tuesday night at Parkersburg and ended up losing 77-67 to the Big Reds. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:40:34 EST State government getting things done http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152059959/State-government-getting-things-done “Is the glass half-full or half-empty?” This is a question I have had to ask of myself and of the other 33 Senators many times during this Legislative Session. Of course, the answer depends on each individual's... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:15:32 EST