Logan Banner- RSS Feed http://loganbanner.com/ http://loganbanner.com/ Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:56:55 EST 1800 Man resident sentenced to 5 years probation http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50355581/Man-resident-sentenced-to-5-years-probation On August 20 Joseph Hurley, 28, of Man, was sentenced to five years' probation, with five months to be served in community confinement for the federal offense of Access Device Fraud. Hurley was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $5,766... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:13:08 EST Intoxicated man wrecks, injures son http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50369634/Intoxicated-man-wrecks-injures-son Claude Edward Hoosier, 38, of Lorado, was arrested by the West Virginia State Police on August 12 for possession with intent to deliver, conspiracy to commit a felony, child neglect, DUI, DUI with an unemancipated minor under 16, simple possession of... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:12 EST Logan Co. ‘Riveters’ made a difference http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/50367952/Logan-Co.-Riveters-made-a-difference Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon from World War II renown for her “yes we can” attitude and motivational impact on getting women involved in an economy that was swiftly declining due to the vast population of men who were being drafted... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:09 EST Cora VFD to receive federal funding http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50365532/Cora-VFD-to-receive-federal-funding The Cora Volunteer Fire Department will receive nearly $41,500 in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funds will be used to buy smoke, carbon monoxide, and natural gas detectors for low-income households with seniors and... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:10:04 EST Back to School http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50363526/Back-to-School The beginning of the school year is met with many different attitudes from children. From joy to nervousness to “I would rather be any other place in the universe but preferably my bed,” students of all ages seem to have a hard time... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:38:07 EST Logan schools to offer free meals for 2014-15 http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50350688/Logan-schools-to-offer-free-meals-for-2014-15 Logan County students will have the opportunity to eat breakfast and lunch at school at no cost during the upcoming school year. The county is participating in a program called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:00:03 EST Coal Mountain Reunion held July 20 http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50374401/Coal-Mountain-Reunion-held-July-20 COAL MOUNTAIN, W.Va. — The 15th annual Coal Mountain Community Reunion was held Sun., July 20, at Coal Mountain. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:59:07 EST Why Government Openness Matters http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50359944/Why-Government-Openness-Matters One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al Qaeda posed, but because the agencies... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:57:05 EST Tobacco use in West Virginia http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50360013/Tobacco-use-in-West-Virginia West Virginia has one of the nation's worst smoking problems. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:56:06 EST Bandits down a game in NPF series http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50330515/Bandits-down-a-game-in-NPF-series HOOVER, Ala. – A two-run double by Jessica Garcia of the Akron Racers in the top of the sixth were the only two runs they would need, while Lisa Norris pitched a complete game to lead the Racers to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Bandits in the... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:56:04 EST Rite Aid closed after burglary http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50370192/Rite-Aid-closed-after-burglary Mt. Gay Rite Aid was broken into during the early morning hours of Tuesday. According to local news media, at least one person (maybe more) cut a hole in the store's ceiling. The West Virginia State Police say whoever the burglar was got away... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:55:07 EST BCML celebrates successful reading project http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50207043/BCML-celebrates-successful-reading-project The Buffalo Creek Memorial Library celebrated the success of another great summer reading program on July 29 with a pool party. This year's theme was called “Fizz, Boom, and Read!” and was all about science. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:53:04 EST US 119 Drug Task Force breaks up drug ring http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50350131/US-119-Drug-Task-Force-breaks-up-drug-ring The US 119 Drug Task Force and officers of the Logan detachment of the West Virginia State Police made several arrests on August 4-7 pertaining to a drug ring located in Logan County. Those accused are Nevada Davis, 40, of Robinette, Richard Edward... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:23:06 EST Lifetime Achievement Award http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50359755/Lifetime-Achievement-Award Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. again is making Logan County proud as the talented performer will be honored this evening at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston as he officially will be inducted into The West Virginia All Black Schools Sports and Academic Hall... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:13:04 EST Walk-a-thon to raise money for Recovery Group http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50335363/Walk-a-thon-to-raise-money-for-Recovery-Group The Recovery Group of Southern West Virginia will host its first annual Relay for Recovery Walk-a-thon on Sat., September 13 beginning 8 a.m. at Chief Logan State Park's Shelter no. 2. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:59:07 EST Growing up in a coal camp http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50309182/Growing-up-in-a-coal-camp Growing up in a coal camp has left me with numerous fond memories of my journey to adulthood. Like thousands of other fellow Logan Countians and southern West Virginians, the coal camp community including the nearby company store and the hills that... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:50:06 EST Cardinal football should be strong again http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50226342/Cardinal-football-should-be-strong-again CHAPMANVILLE — The Cardinal Conference has been known over the years for its top-level brand of high school football in the state of West Virginia. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:39:06 EST Andi, Chicago Bandits to play in NPF Finals http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/50343311/Andi-Chicago-Bandits-to-play-in-NPF-Finals Former Marshall University softball pitcher Andi Williamson will take part in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championships this week. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:24:06 EST (No heading) http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50343892/ Too much?The death of comedian Robin Williams has many people upset.And that's not the only thing. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:14:07 EST Hatfields and McCoys join forces to fight opposition http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50335072/Hatfields-and-McCoys-join-forces-to-fight-opposition Members of the local Hatfield and McCoy clans are crossing enemy lines and shaking hands as they have agreed to join their forces in a fight that is much greater than anything they have experienced up to this point: fighting for their birth... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:06:10 EST