Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:10:41 EST 1800 PRIDE announces “March for Meals” campaign http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135190/PRIDE-announces-March-for-Meals-campaign LOGAN — PRIDE Community Services has announced its involvement with the 2015 national “March for Meals” campaign. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 01:00:32 EST Aracoma High School http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152136058/Aracoma-High-School Education…is the great equalizer of the conditions of men…the balance wheel of society. — Horace Mann Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:35:31 EST (No heading) http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135830/ CHARLESTON — On March 2, Appalachian Electric Power (AEP) along with Wheeling Power (WP) announced a proposal to increase rates. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:20:31 EST At the Capitol Feb. 23-27 http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152131050/At-the-Capitol-Feb.-23-27 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There were procedural maneuvers and flaring tempers aplenty, as the 2015 regular session of the Legislature began counting down this week to its March 14 conclusion. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:15:31 EST Man has command over Montcalm http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152070914/Man-has-command-over-Montcalm MAN — The Man High School boys' basketball team figured to have an easy time with lowly Montcalm on Saturday night in the first round of the Class A sectional tournament. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:40:32 EST Videos: Wayne 46, Chapmanville 43 (Boys’ High School Basketball Sectional Tournament) http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152142075/Videos:-Wayne-46-Chapmanville-43-(Boys-High-School-Basketball-Sectional-Tournament) March Madness officially arrived at “The Willie,” Logan High School's Willie Akers Arena, on Monday night.There is a Cinderella story already just two days into the month. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:35:34 EST From the desk of Delegate Rupert Phillips http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152133148/From-the-desk-of-Delegate-Rupert-Phillips This Legislative session is well underway. It has been a new and exciting session with lots of change. Despite these changes, we continue to work hard for the betterment of the West Virginia. We've been working hard to create legislation to... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:35:31 EST Jenkins cosponsors Spruce Mine Bill http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152138688/Jenkins-cosponsors-Spruce-Mine-Bill WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) cosponsored legislation introduced today that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from retroactively vetoing valid permits, as happened at the Spruce No. 1 mine in Logan... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:30:33 EST Flood watch issued for Logan Co. http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135910/Flood-watch-issued-for-Logan-Co. LOGAN — With rain warming and temperatures approaching and plenty of snow, slush, and ice stubbornly lingering around the area the potential for flooding in the area is increasing. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:30:31 EST Cats carry momentum into sectionals http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152070954/Cats-carry-momentum-into-sectionals When the calendar rolls around to March every basketball team hopes to carry momentum heading into the post-season. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:40:31 EST House votes to repeal common core standards http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152133434/House-votes-to-repeal-common-core-standards CHARLESTON — On Saturday, Feb. 28, the W.Va. House of Delegates voted, in an overwhelming, bipartisan majority, to repeal the federal common core education standards in W.Va. schools. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:05:33 EST Shoplifter found to be unregistered sex offender http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152130760/Shoplifter-found-to-be-unregistered-sex-offender LOGAN — On Jan. 20, Cpl. Lee Preece with Chapmanville Police Department arrested Teddy Gene Clemens II, 36, of Chapmanville for shoplifting at the Rich gas station in Chapmanville. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:05:31 EST Boil water advisory http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152134589/Boil-water-advisory A boil water advisory has been put in effect for customers of the Logan County Pubilc Service District (PSD) from North Mitchell Heights to Pigeon Roost. A waterline break has occurred and has prompted the need to boil water. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:45:31 EST Videos: Logan 56, Beckley 53 (Boys’ High School Basketball) http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152114609/Videos:-Logan-56-Beckley-53-(Boys-High-School-Basketball) Heading into the post-season and the Class AAA sectional tournament this week, the Logan High School basketball team needed a quality win against a quality opponent. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:30:31 EST Hurting No. 20 WVU falls 78-66 at No. 19 Baylor http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/152114820/Hurting-No.-20-WVU-falls-78-66-at-No.-19-Baylor WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 20 West Virginia was already without leading scorer Juwan Staten.To make things even worse, team captain Gary Browne got hurt less than 3 minutes into Saturday's game at No. 19 Baylor. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:45:32 EST Buffalo Creek Disaster http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152108273/Buffalo-Creek-Disaster The date Feb. 26, 1972, will always hold a certain level of emotion in Logan County. The pain, memories, and feelings associated with the Buffalo Creek Disaster are, for some, still vivid and visceral. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:39 EST Soccer rolls over Board of Education http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152089843/Soccer-rolls-over-Board-of-Education President of the Logan County Board of Education (BOE) Jim Frye called the Feb. 26, board meeting at Ralph R. Willis Vocational School to order with the pledge of allegiance and a prayer, and, shorty afterwards, the main issue of night grabbed the... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:37 EST GPS tracker leads State Police to arrest http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152090404/GPS-tracker-leads-State-Police-to-arrest On Feb. 11, Trooper First Class T.D. Boggs, with the West Virginia State Police (WVSP), received a grand larceny complaint from an investigator working for Chesapeake Energy — a battery worth around $1,200 had been stolen. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:36 EST Abandoned dog rescued http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/152107845/Abandoned-dog-rescued WILLIAMSON — A German Sheppard, now lovingly named Socrates, was found shivering in the cold in Williamson, tethered to a dog house. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:35 EST Spring forest fire season starts today http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152107577/Spring-forest-fire-season-starts-today CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents that the state's spring forest fire season starts March 1, 2015, and runs through May 31, 2015. During these three months, daytime burning is prohibited from the... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:50:34 EST