Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:30:08 EST 1800 Local woman to run in Boston Marathon http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/3574322/Local-woman-to-run-in-Boston-Marathon 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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 8th Annual Man on the Move http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3578559/8th-Annual-Man-on-the-Move 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... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan beats Ohio team in South Carolina http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3542262/Logan-beats-Ohio-team-in-South-Carolina It was a successful opening for the Logan High School baseball team on its southern swing as the Class AAA No. 8-ranked Wildcats won 8-7 over Austintown Fitch (Ohio) on Monday at the Mingo Bay Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Smith should not be surprised about rumors http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3576101/Smith-should-not-be-surprised-about-rumors It's always good to know when a public official has been cleared of any possible criminal wrong-doing. Somehow, that reminds me of the Southern West Virginia politician who ran for re-election to the legislature. In his advertising, he noted... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST No more cuts to food stamps http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3576179/No-more-cuts-to-food-stamps For every sensational story of food-stamp fraud or abuse, there are thousands more of people who depend on them to feed themselves and their families. That's especially true now, with one in seven Americans — a record 47 million people... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST PRIDE releases Annual Report http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3576037/PRIDE-releases-Annual-Report 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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan Center to host Meet the Candidates http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3572713/Logan-Center-to-host-Meet-the-Candidates 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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man arrested for shooting dog, neighbor’s property http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3576248/Man-arrested-for-shooting-dog-neighbors-property 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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Manchin speaks at coal conference in Co. http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3576768/Manchin-speaks-at-coal-conference-in-Co. 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... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SWVCTC Offers New Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/3570003/SWVCTC-Offers-New-Mechatronics-Apprenticeship-Program 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... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Billionaires score big win with McCutcheon Decision http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3570337/Billionaires-score-big-win-with-McCutcheon-Decision The Supreme Court's McCutcheon ruling dealt another 5-4 body blow to our democracy. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Child Abuse Prevention Month http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3570320/Child-Abuse-Prevention-Month Child abuse leaves a permanent scar on its victims.Children don't know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they know. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Upward Look: If Thou Wilt Walk Before Me http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/3552970/Upward-Look:-If-Thou-Wilt-Walk-Before-Me “And if thou will walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and will keep my statutes and my judgments.” (I Kings 9:4) Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tigers suffer first setback of season http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/3542230/Tigers-suffer-first-setback-of-season CHAPMANVILLE — All good things must come to an end.The winning streak by the Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team was good while it lasted but it was bound to end. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3520996/ Top left, Logan High School's Ashton Spry tosses to first base in recent action. Top right, Summer Collins legs it out to first base. Above left, Hana Sedlock pitches. Above middle, Kiana Hill takes a swing. Above right, Taylor Napier runs out... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Newcomer Adams helping CRHS track team http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3542235/Newcomer-Adams-helping-CRHS-track-team Newcomer Tanisha Adams is making waves with the Chapmanville Regional High School track and field team this spring. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Billies go 2-1 in weekend road swing http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/3570116/Billies-go-2-1-in-weekend-road-swing The Man High School baseball team won a 13-11 slugfest against Oak Hill at Fayetteville on Saturday afternoon. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Men Arrested for Stealing, Destruction of Sudden-Link Property http://loganbanner.com/news/news/3570158/Men-Arrested-for-Stealing-Destruction-of-Sudden-Link-Property Homer Gibson and Timothy Hackney were arrested Friday, April 11 with eight charges including felony destruction of property, conspiracy and simple possession. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST BOE approves increase in county supplement http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/3267245/BOE-approves-increase-in-county-supplement Professional and service personnel of the Logan County Board of Education will receive pay raises in the next school year. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Capital falls to undefeated Tigers 8-4 http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/3242215/Capital-falls-to-undefeated-Tigers-8-4 CHAPMANVILLE — Eleven in a row and still counting. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST