Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:49:36 EST 1800 Alpha sends notices to 1,100 W.Va. employees http://loganbanner.com/news/news-notice_box/50139052/Alpha-sends-notices-to-1100-W.Va.-employees Alpha Natural Resources have notified employees of eight operating affiliates in West Virginia that they are subject to being idled due to sustained weak market conditions and government regulations that have challenged the entire Central Appalachian... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST WM wreck leaves a mess http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50122712/WM-wreck-leaves-a-mess MT. GAY — A two car accident in Mount Gay early Wednesday resulted in a huge mess but no injuries. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST W.Va. fights for coal http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50123854/W.Va.-fights-for-coal PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined West Virginia miners, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor and others Wednesday for a Rally to Support American Energy. The rally was held in response to the Environmental... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local legislators support grant to purchase helmets http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50110507/Local-legislators-support-grant-to-purchase-helmets During last week's Logan County Commission meeting, the commission moved to act as the fiscal agent to award a $1,000 Governor's Community Participation Grant to the Adult 4-H association to help buy ATV helmets for children who attend the... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hatfield removed from ballot; won’t be replaced http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50127623/Hatfield-removed-from-ballot;-wont-be-replaced CHARLESTON - Gone but clearly not forgotten. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Chafin name in the making of Logan Co. http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50127071/The-Chafin-name-in-the-making-of-Logan-Co. While recently looking over a list of seventy-two names of those buried in the “City Cemetery” on High Street in Logan, I came across those of four people whose last name was Chafin, their final resting places being on the hill that has... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West All-Stars a blend of talent http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/50098073/West-All-Stars-a-blend-of-talent Just like the Hatfield-McCoy Bowl the last couple of years, the inaugural East-West All-Star Classic will feature players from the Kanawha Valley. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST It could be the Wild, Wild West Show on Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50087080/It-could-be-the-Wild-Wild-West-Show-on-Saturday Whenever an all-star game is played the fans hope to see a good show.It doesn't matter what level it is — high school, college or the pros. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Minnick commits to Division I Campbell http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50113595/Minnick-commits-to-Division-I-Campbell Z. Minnick has apparently found a new home.And that's Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ex-Lady Cat Tothe signs with Concord http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50122631/Ex-Lady-Cat-Tothe-signs-with-Concord After the 2013 Class AAA state championship girls' basketball game Logan High School's Hannah Tothe thought her basketball career was over. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commission to host annual Clean Up http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50124476/Commission-to-host-annual-Clean-Up It's that time of year again, Logan County. Time to clean out the old and make room for the new… or at least clean out the old. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Putin’s penchant for ignoring and fabricating the truth http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50126980/Putins-penchant-for-ignoring-and-fabricating-the-truth Russian President Vladimir Putin would have the world believe the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was just a casualty of war, which only occurred because Ukrainian forces had launched military operations in that area. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Free sports physicals at LRMC http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50123058/Free-sports-physicals-at-LRMC Free sports physicals for student athletes will be given at Logan Regional Medical Center Friday, Aug. 1. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Spiritually reuniting Logan’s pioneer couple http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/50112471/Spiritually-reuniting-Logans-pioneer-couple A Logan Banner story which appeared April 23 of this year concerning the historic cemetery located on High Street in Logan featured the gravesite of one of the town's earliest citizens who was brutally murdered by two of her own slaves in 1847... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LHS… there’s an app for that http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/50110006/LHS-theres-an-app-for-that Logan High School has debuted a new Logan High School app for both Apple and Android users. The app is made possible through a new partnership with SchoolInfoApp, LLC. The app enables parents, students, alumni, faculty and staff to quickly access all... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West All-Stars loaded with talent, speed http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-sports/50085338/West-All-Stars-loaded-with-talent-speed Heading into this weekend's inaugural East-West All-Star classic, Gary Mullins said he feels like he's put together a pretty solid football team. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County players unite for East-West Classic http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50086997/County-players-unite-for-East-West-Classic Despite all of the hyped rivalries between the Logan County schools many of the football players at Logan, Man and Chapmanville are good friends. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Servivors wrap up successful summer tennis program http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50085646/Servivors-wrap-up-successful-summer-tennis-program For most middle school and high school students the summer months are a time for relaxation and spending a lot of time at the pool.But for a group of area tennis players, they have been hard at work. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lee suiting up one more time at Harless Stadium http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50099058/Lee-suiting-up-one-more-time-at-Harless-Stadium NEWTOWN — Alex Lee is one of the best all-around athletes that has put on a Miners' jersey in the early history of the consolidated Mingo Central High School. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ex-judge sentenced to resort http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50106160/Ex-judge-sentenced-to-resort It could, after all, have been worse.For example, U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Johnston could have ordered disgraced former Mingo County circuit court Judge Michael Thornsbury to spend the rest of his life in Hamlin. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST