Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:11:36 EST 1800 Making children smile http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150931358/Making-children-smile LOGAN CO. — Making children smile across Logan County during the Christmas season is the only goal of Operation Santa. An industrious effort by scores of volunteers, along with hundreds of contributors, Operation Santa aims to give a Christmas... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:09:08 EST Stone discusses plans for fire station http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150930434/Stone-discusses-plans-for-fire-station Ebenezer Scrooge was not the only entity concerned with the past, present and future over the holidays as a local fire chief discussed the history and plans for his department recently. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:09:07 EST Two arrested for breaking into Switzer COG http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150925613/Two-arrested-for-breaking-into-Switzer-COG SWITZER —Two Switzer residents have been arrested in reference to a break-in at Switzer Church of God on Sunday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:09:04 EST WVSP Trooper hit with multiple pies http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150940291/WVSP-Trooper-hit-with-multiple-pies WILLIAMSON - West Virginia State Trooper Williamson and his Operation Make a Difference (OMAD) program were out in local schools doing just that, 'making a difference.' Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:04:04 EST State legislators sworn in http://loganbanner.com/news/politics/150940212/State-legislators-sworn-in Members of the West Virginia Legislature representing southern West Virginia joined together December 15 to take their oaths of office. The oaths were administrated by the Honorable Miki Thompson, Circuit Judge for Mingo County. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:03:04 EST Videos: Children ring the Christmas bells http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150931463/Videos:-Children-ring-the-Christmas-bells The Christmas spirit was in the air on Wednesday afternoon at the Lenore K-8 School as elementary students put on its annual Christmas program at the Lenore gym in front of parents, family and friends. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:52:03 EST Santa Claus coming to Man http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150918589/Santa-Claus-coming-to-Man MAN — Santa Clause has reported to the Logan Banner that he will be in the Man area this Saturday, December 20 with the Assistance of the Man Area Fire Departments, the Man Lions Club and the Man Merchants Association to deliver toys to local... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:58:08 EST Blankenship defense will request venue change http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150925115/Blankenship-defense-will-request-venue-change BECKLEY, W.Va. — Lawyers from both sides met for a hearing Wednesday (Dec. 17, 2014) before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger regarding the recent challenge of a court-imposed gag order in the case of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:09:05 EST Intriguing story of two killings, one suicide http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/150926983/Intriguing-story-of-two-killings-one-suicide In the 1932 murder trial of Clarence Stephenson, who was the black man accused of the heartless murdering of Mamie Thurman, there were 35 witnesses presented by the Prosecution, while young defense attorney C.C. Chambers presented 19 people on behalf... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:09:04 EST Diamond Electric headquarters to W.Va. http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150907517/Diamond-Electric-headquarters-to-W.Va. CHARLESTON — Diamond Electric is relocating its North American headquarters to West Virginia, according to a press released from Governor Tomblin's office. The move will consolidate the automotive ignition coil manufacturer's main... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:08:04 EST Santa Letters http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/150910675/Santa-Letters Buffalo GradeKindergartenMrs. Feather/ Mrs. MullinsDear... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:08:02 EST SCORE’s final session http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150918296/SCOREs-final-session CHARLESTON — When Senate President Kessler announced his new SCORE initiative earlier this year, he had one simple reason in mind: southern West Virginia needs help. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:10:05 EST Environmentalists, Alpha reach mine pollution deal http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150899367/Environmentalists-Alpha-reach-mine-pollution-deal CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources has reached a settlement with environmental groups over stream pollution from two of its affiliated West Virginia mountaintop removal mining complexes. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:48:07 EST Coal helping coal http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150901001/Coal-helping-coal STRATTON STREET — With Christmas right around the corner, many local military and coal mining families are feeling the pressures of the holidays instead of the Christmas Spirit. However, the Friends of Coal Ladies' Auxiliary, an... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:35:04 EST Dolin discusses military training in Logan Co. http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150903946/Dolin-discusses-military-training-in-Logan-Co. Master Sergeant Paul Dolin, who represents the US Air Force and the Air National Guard, discussed the military's use of local terrain for intense training in the current war on global terror at the December meeting of the Logan City... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:34:07 EST W.Va. Senator-elect receives appointments http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150906603/W.Va.-Senator-elect-receives-appointments CHARLESTON — West Virginia's newly elected Senator, Shelley Moore Capito, was informed of her committee assignments for the 114th Congress on Tuesday. According to Capito's office, she will serve on three committees this term: the... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:34:03 EST Correction http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150907240/Correction In an article ran on December 9, 2014 entitled Test results released, the Logan Banner listed school assessments for schools across the county. Verdunville Elementary School was unintentionally left off of the list. VES was a success school in 2012-23... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:32:03 EST Whitesville voted ‘Turn This Town Around’ winner http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150884862/Whitesville-voted-Turn-This-Town-Around-winner After over 23,000 votes, Whitesville in Boone County and Ripley in Jackson County won West Virginia Focus magazine's 2015 Turn This Town Around competition. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:31:03 EST Esposito has good news for Logan council http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150884601/Esposito-has-good-news-for-Logan-council Longtime former Logan mayor Tom Esposito had some good news for current Mayor Serafino Nolletti and the Logan Town Council on Dec. 9. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:23:02 EST Manchin recieves new appointments http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150885745/Manchin-recieves-new-appointments WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin's office has announced that Manchin has been assigned to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee for the 114th Congress. He... 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