Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:22:58 EST 1800 LRMC names new CEO http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/50802332/LRMC-names-new-CEO LOGAN — Logan Regional Medical Center announced today that Kevin Zachary has been appointed its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective November 1. Zachary replaces Jerry Dooley, who has served as interim CEO of the hospital since May... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:56:04 EST “Mingo” on lips at statehouse http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50808182/Mingo-on-lips-at-statehouse CHARLESTON – The name “Mingo County” may echo through the halls and chambers of West Virginia's statehouse in coming days as various situations that involve the county move forward. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:45:05 EST SWVCTC receives federal funding http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50799611/SWVCTC-receives-federal-funding CHARLESTON — Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Congressman Nick Rahall has announced that three West Virginia community and technical colleges, including Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, will receive more than $9 million in... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:44:10 EST Eagles tribute band at Coalfield http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50805274/Eagles-tribute-band-at-Coalfield LOGAN — 7 Bridges : The Ultimate EAGLES Experience will be performing at the Coalfield Jamboree this Saturday at 7 p.m. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:44:08 EST Twisted Terror: The Asylum http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features-news/50798021/Twisted-Terror:-The-Asylum LOGAN — Southern Coalition for the Arts will host its third annual Twisted Terror this October starting Friday, Oct. 3, with a theme that is sure to induce nightmares: The Asylum. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:34:05 EST Most successful southern W.Va. takeback http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50801986/Most-successful-southern-W.Va.-takeback LOGAN — The Logan County Sheriff's Office collected 99 pounds of unwanted, unused, and expired medication Saturday during the 9th National Drug Take Back Day while they were stationed at the Fountain Place Mall. The medication was turned... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:29:06 EST Water advisory lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50800636/Water-advisory-lifted The Chapmanville Water Department has lifted the boil water advisory for all Chapmanville Water customers, including water resold to Logan PSD customers on Crawley Creek, Airport Road and Ridgeview. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:26:03 EST Photo gallery: 2014 Rebellion in the Hills at Chief Logan State Park http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50795595/Photo-gallery:-2014-Rebellion-in-the-Hills-at-Chief-Logan-State-Park Confederate soldiers march into line on Saturday during the annual Civil War Weekend: Rebellion in Hills which was held at Chief Logan State Park. The event, which featured two battle re-enactments, a period dance and speeches by President Abraham... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:01:05 EST Queen Mika http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/50789561/Queen-Mika Mika McCoy was crowned as the Man High School homecoming queen on Friday night at Man's George A. Queen Memorial Field. The Hillbillies beat Fayetteville 28-0 in the game. Click on Sports for more on the game. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:28:09 EST Man charged with growing pot http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50790791/Man-charged-with-growing-pot A Crown resident was charged with cultivation of marijuana after an officer observed one pot plant growing in a window. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:01:03 EST Gearing up for ‘Shop with a Deputy’ http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/50779489/Gearing-up-for-Shop-with-a-Deputy LOGAN — The Logan County Deputy Sheriff Association has begun fundraising efforts for their eighth season of “Shop with a Deputy Sheriff.” According to Cpl. Matt Carter, the LCSD has been participating in this program annually since... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:57:06 EST Laikynn celebrates birthday http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50790002/Laikynn-celebrates-birthday Laikynn Ann Adkins celebrated her first birthday recently with a cupcake themed party in the social hall at 20 Whitman Community Church with family and friends attending. The daughter of Chadd and Carrie Adkins, Laikynn was born Sept. 26, 2013. She is... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:53:11 EST Couple wed Aug. 30 http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50790016/Couple-wed-Aug.-30 Pamela F. Raines and Paul D. Branham were united as one in marriage on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, in the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:35:05 EST Carter family reunion held Sept. 21 http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50790029/Carter-family-reunion-held-Sept.-21 HARTS — The annual Carter family reunion, held at the mouth of Hoover on Harts, held their 99th reunion on Sept. 21, 2014. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:30:04 EST MHS Homecoming http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50777877/MHS-Homecoming The Man High Schools seniors went all out this year for their float showing support for their school, but also for their southern W.Va. heritage. This coal mining themed float was named “Coal Keeps the Friday Night Lights On.” Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:11:04 EST School bus service begins at Ellis Bottom http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50790541/School-bus-service-begins-at-Ellis-Bottom GILBERT — Although some confusion admittedly occurred, Mingo County Schools Transportation Director Joe Howard says, “the bottom line is, after we dotted all the i's and crossed all the t's, 15 students have bus transportation... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:00:04 EST Mingo setting election precedent in state http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50790533/Mingo-setting-election-precedent-in-state CHARLESTON — Mingo County may be setting precedent as to how election vacancies are handled in West Virginia, according to court filings in a Kanawha County case. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:59:08 EST W.Va. hunting, fishing and wildlife now on Facebook, Twitter http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50790580/W.Va.-hunting-fishing-and-wildlife-now-on-Facebook-Twitter SOUTH CHARLESTON – Outdoors enthusiasts now can learn the latest information about hunting, fishing and wildlife in West Virginia by way of Facebook and Twitter. The pages, hosted by the Wildlife Resources Section of the Division of Natural... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:59:04 EST Widespread water advisories http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50777741/Widespread-water-advisories The Logan County Public Service District has issued a boil water advisory for customers at 400 Hill at Omar, customers from the Omar Football Field to Micco and customers from 3-Mile Curve to Rita Mall due to an interruption of water service by the... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:40:04 EST Hundreds laid off at Alpha http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50783132/Hundreds-laid-off-at-Alpha Four Logan County mines received extensions Friday on WARN notices issued by Alpha Natural Resources on July 31. Along with Highland Mining's Superior, Reylas, Freeze Fork and Trace Fork surface mines in Logan County, revised WARN notices with... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:42:05 EST