Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Mon, 4 May 2015 12:26:33 EST 1800 Oaths of Office http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153252464/Oaths-of-Office At a special organizational meeting of the Logan City Council held the morning of May 1, the mayor, city council, and members of various municipal departments took their respective oaths of office. Sun, 3 May 2015 02:10:31 EST Local students win state competition http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153268310/Local-students-win-state-competition Two students from Ralph Willis Career Center in Logan won the WV Ford/AAA Auto Skills Competition Thurs., April 30, in Charleston. The duo will match repair skills against the best young auto technicians in the country at the national finals of the... Sun, 3 May 2015 02:00:31 EST ARH denied purchase of Williamson Memorial Hospital http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153268725/ARH-denied-purchase-of-Williamson-Memorial-Hospital The West Virginia Health Care Authority (WVHCA) has denied the purchase of Williamson Memorial Hospital (WMH) by Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH). That decision was released on Friday. Sun, 3 May 2015 01:00:36 EST Public comment sought on Black Lung Benefits Act http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153267902/Public-comment-sought-on-Black-Lung-Benefits-Act WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 30, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin encouraged West Virginians to formally submit their comments to the Federal Register regarding the proposed rule to the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA) regulations. The rule, published by... Sun, 3 May 2015 01:00:31 EST Judge delays sentencing in Logan kickback scheme http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153267657/Judge-delays-sentencing-in-Logan-kickback-scheme A judge said Thursday he isn't so sure that the former manager of an Arch Coal mine in Logan County is guilty of forcing companies to pay kickbacks to obtain machine repair work. Sun, 3 May 2015 00:15:32 EST Prevention Coalition http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153236600/Prevention-Coalition The Logan County Prevention Coalition (LCPC) gathered for a meeting Tuesday, April 30, at the Word of Life Church in Mud Fork. Fri, 1 May 2015 02:55:45 EST Lions kick off Rubber Duck Race project http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153238067/Lions-kick-off-Rubber-Duck-Race-project The Lions Club of Logan had an impromptu meeting on Wed., April 29, at the Hot Cup in Logan. In the shadow of a towering inflatable duck known humorously as “Andre” (in honor of Pro-Wrestling icon Andre the Giant) members of the Lions Club... Fri, 1 May 2015 02:55:44 EST Paper trail foils alleged thief http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153238123/Paper-trail-foils-alleged-thief On April 23, Trooper First Class T.D. Boggs with the West Virginia State Police responded to a complaint concerning the theft of batteries from heavy equipment. Fri, 1 May 2015 02:55:41 EST Mother’s Day event http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153234544/Mothers-Day-event The Logan Empowerment Action and Development Organization (LEAD) and the American Friends Service Committee have announced that they will hold a Mother's Day Event. Fri, 1 May 2015 02:55:40 EST Small Business training in Logan http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153239696/Small-Business-training-in-Logan CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The Small Business Committee of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce ResourceU, a free small business “university” will be held in Logan on Wednesday, May 13 from 3-5 p.m. at Chief Logan... Fri, 1 May 2015 02:55:39 EST Prom Promise at LHS http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153213007/Prom-Promise-at-LHS The Logan High School TAAD Organization (Teens Against Alcohol and Drugs) conducted a Prom Promise Prevention Event Wed., April 22, at the Logan High Football Field and Field House. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:50:42 EST Traffic stop on ATV leads to drug arrest http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153212213/Traffic-stop-on-ATV-leads-to-drug-arrest A Pecks Mill man has been arrested in Chapmanville after a traffic stop produced a cache of narcotics. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:55:36 EST Water advisory lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153218805/Water-advisory-lifted The City of Logan Water Department has lifted the boil water advisory for Middleburg Island. The advisory was lifted on Wed., April 29.For more information, call the water department at 304-752-7870. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:25:31 EST Parking building sold at auction http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153190223/Parking-building-sold-at-auction The parking garage on Main Street in Logan was sold at auction Tuesday. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 01:30:33 EST Testing finds no mine run-off in Omar yards http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153185742/Testing-finds-no-mine-run-off-in-Omar-yards OMAR – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation (AML) has determined that water flooding the yards and basements of residents in the Omar area of Logan County is not from a... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 01:20:36 EST Carjacking at Fountain Place Mall http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153189219/Carjacking-at-Fountain-Place-Mall A Hurricane man has been arrested after he reportedly carjacked a Logan County resident. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 01:00:32 EST AEP to use helicopters to maintain some rights of way http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153134914/AEP-to-use-helicopters-to-maintain-some-rights-of-way CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Beginning on or about June 1, Appalachian Power, a unit of American Electric Power, will maintain the rights of way for some power lines in West Virginia by applying herbicides by helicopter. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:55:36 EST National Donate Life Month http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153193983/National-Donate-Life-Month Logan Regional Medical Center employees and staff recently raised the Donate Life Flag in honor of National Donate Life Month. LRMC has several employees, two of whom are pictured in the group, who have received organs to help them live. National... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:55:35 EST Hero’s farewell http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153190862/Heros-farewell Fire departments from across the county gathered Tues., April 28, to give the honor of a full firefighter procession at the funeral services for Greg Prichard, a long-time volunteer firefighter at the Henlawson Volunteer Fire Department. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:30:31 EST Groundbreaking at Man http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153158967/Groundbreaking-at-Man MAN — A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Southern W.Va. Health Center Outpatient Clinic was held Monday. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:40:38 EST