Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:07:25 EST 1800 CMS saves the music http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150278066/CMS-saves-the-music CHAPMANVILLE — At the end of the 2013-14 school year, Chapmanville Middle School had maybe eight or nine students involved in their band. Today, however, they have nearly 70, and band director Brad Dougan contributes that change to a partnership... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:48:07 EST Ballard saying ‘Farewell’ http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150280166/Ballard-saying-Farewell Perry Ballard, the Boone County native boxer that has held seven national and world titles in his career, is returning to southern West Virginia for the 27th Annual Toughman Contest in what he has called his “farewell bout in this great... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:46:05 EST Commission appoints asst. prosecutor http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150285603/Commission-appoints-asst.-prosecutor Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced in September that Sabrina Deskins, a Logan County assistant prosecutor, will fill the vacancy for the Family Court Judge for the 8th Family Court Circuit serving Mingo County. The vacancy was created by the... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:25:06 EST Healthy, Fun Fall Festival http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150278922/Healthy-Fun-Fall-Festival CORA-SHAMROCK — A new neighborhood coalition, Renew Rebuild Unite Cora-Shamrock, will host a free, kick-off event from 1-4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 25 at the Shamrock Freewill Baptist Church in Shamrock. Organizers urge everyone to come show community... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:24:05 EST Don’t ask the Pentagon where its money goes http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/150270722/Dont-ask-the-Pentagon-where-its-money-goes President Barack Obama proudly signed the law that repealed the Pentagon's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, freeing lesbian, gay, and bisexual Americans (although not trans people) to openly serve in the military four years... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:16:04 EST EPA rules http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/150285666/EPA-rules A recent report from the 60 Plus Association is more reason for concern when it comes to crippling new federal regulations and higher electric bills. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:15:08 EST Two pro bouts on this year’s Toughman card http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150272934/Two-pro-bouts-on-this-years-Toughman-card It's not every year local Toughman boxing fans are treated to a pro fight.But this year, there will be two professional bouts. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:15:07 EST Miners have showdown game at Scott http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150222134/Miners-have-showdown-game-at-Scott With three weeks to go in the regular season, the Cardinal Conference hopes to send as many teams as possible to the playoffs. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:15:04 EST Lady Tigers win tri-match over Poca, LC http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150237098/Lady-Tigers-win-tri-match-over-Poca-LC CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Regional High School girls' volleyball team seems to be in good shape with the Class AA sectionals less than two weeks away. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:14:06 EST Boil water advisories lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150286770/Boil-water-advisories-lifted The Logan County Public Service District lifted two boil water advisories on Thurs., Oct. 23. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:19:09 EST Photo gallery: Chapmanville volleyball vs. Poca http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150276912/Photo-gallery:-Chapmanville-volleyball-vs.-Poca Chapmanville Regional High School volleyball's Hillary Hainer (7) gets a block at the net on Wednesday night in the Lady Tigers' tri-match win at home over Poca and Lincoln County. Chapmanville won over Poca 25-15, 25-17, then beat Class... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:01:03 EST Adams honored as outstanding Democrat http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150262526/Adams-honored-as-outstanding-Democrat Sherriee Adams of Chapmanville has been named one of West Virginia's Outstanding Democrats for 2014. She was selected by local county leaders for hard work and dedication to the Democratic Party in Logan County. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:20:07 EST Scottish Rite Week http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/150268967/Scottish-Rite-Week The City of Logan proclaimed “Scottish Rite Week” during October 18-25. This proclamation comes in celebration of the Anniversary of the Laying of the Cornerstone for the House of the Temple and the James “Jay” Guy Jr. Memorial... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:52:07 EST All charges dropped http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150268256/All-charges-dropped As of Wednesday, Oct. 23, all charges against Logan High School Basketball Coach Mark Hatcher have been dismissed in Logan County Magistrate Court. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:51:05 EST Fond memories of fall and dad http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/150260610/Fond-memories-of-fall-and-dad As I was walking my dog Petey this past weekend and noticing a few leaves that had already fallen due to our early fall weather, it reminded me of my dad and our walks in the woods. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:50:04 EST Student discipline http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/150260474/Student-discipline A chief finding in a report issued last week by the West Virginia Department of Education may not come as a surprise, but it should give Mountain State educators plenty of fodder to think about when it comes to disciplining students. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:49:06 EST More layoffs in coal country http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150261372/More-layoffs-in-coal-country ALUM CREEK — After warning in August that hundreds of miners could lose their jobs, Boone County-based Coal River Energy has laid off 130 mine workers. Coal River Energy spokesman James “Skeets” Loving confirmed the layoffs... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:45:05 EST Lady Cats to play Motown, South this season http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150222129/Lady-Cats-to-play-Motown-South-this-season When it comes to scheduling, Coach Kevin Gertz' Logan High School girls' basketball team does not back down from anyone. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:43:12 EST Tigers hope to avoid losing season http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150216715/Tigers-hope-to-avoid-losing-season CHAPMANVILLE — It's not over for the Chapmanville Regional High School football team.There's still two games left to play and both are at home. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:43:10 EST Napier scores eight goals in Ninjas’ win http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150260275/Napier-scores-eight-goals-in-Ninjas-win CHAPMANVILLE — Week 8 of the Coalfield Youth Soccer League saw several matches played last week at the Mullins Soccer Complex in Chapmanville. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:43:08 EST