Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Thu, 28 May 2015 18:29:44 EST 1800 Near-hit on patrol car prompts arrest http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153755483/Near-hit-on-patrol-car-prompts-arrest A Chapmanville resident was arrested on US Route 119 earlier this month after he allegedly came close to hitting a West Virginia State Police (WVSP) patrol car. Thu, 28 May 2015 10:10:31 EST Big Fish opens http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153749473/Big-Fish-opens Southern Coalition for the ARTS is currently in preparation for the opening of their production of “Big Fish;” however, the death of cast member, Jessie Murray, has left an indelible mark on the lives of those involved. Thu, 28 May 2015 03:40:33 EST Motes elected mayor of Mitchell Heights http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153757668/Motes-elected-mayor-of-Mitchell-Heights Cliff Motes was elected mayor Mitchell Heights in the town's election held May 5, 2015. Motes will begin serving his four-year term on July 1, 2015. Thu, 28 May 2015 03:40:32 EST Senior center opens at Lorado http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153749583/Senior-center-opens-at-Lorado LORADO — PRIDE Community Services has announced the opening of their new senior nutrition center in Lorado. The Lorado Intergenerational Center is now open to serve the seniors of Man and surrounding areas. The center combines a senior dining... Thu, 28 May 2015 03:35:45 EST Sobriety checkpoint at Chapmanville http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153756082/Sobriety-checkpoint-at-Chapmanville CHAPMANVILLE — On Sat, May 30, 2015, members of the Chapmanville Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint along W. Va. Route 10, in Chapmanville beginning at 8 p.m. and ending at... Thu, 28 May 2015 03:35:41 EST Required vaccinations for 7th, 12th grade students http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153726610/Required-vaccinations-for-7th-12th-grade-students The end of the school year for 6th and 11th graders means the start of new beginnings when they become seventh and 12th graders. It also means this new class of students will need to get another round of immunization shots for school before they can... Thu, 28 May 2015 03:35:38 EST Accident near Phico claims a life http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153730424/Accident-near-Phico-claims-a-life A car accident has claimed the life of Jessie Murray, the 22-year-old daughter of Estel and Kelly Murray of Chapmanville. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:55:36 EST Patriot lists potential buyer http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153732978/Patriot-lists-potential-buyer On Friday, Scott Depot-based Patriot Coal Corp. selected Kentucky coal company Blackhawk Mining as the potential buyer for its assets in bankruptcy. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:55:35 EST PSC sets new rates for APCo and WPCo http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153733969/PSC-sets-new-rates-for-APCo-and-WPCo CHARLESTON — The Public Service Commission of West Virginia Commission issued an order on Tues., May 26, granting AEP subsidiaries, Appalachian Power Company and Wheeling Power Company a $123.457 million or 9.0 percent increase in rates to... Wed, 27 May 2015 02:55:34 EST Volunteers needed to explain Medicare benefits http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153696603/Volunteers-needed-to-explain-Medicare-benefits The West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services State Health Insurance Assistance Program (WV SHIP) is expanding its services through the development of a new initiative using statewide volunteer positions. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:55:32 EST LCPC to hold meeting http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153729383/LCPC-to-hold-meeting The Logan County Prevention Coalition (LCPC) will hold a public meeting Thursday May 28 at the Word of Life Church at Mud Fork. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:55:31 EST Southern’s Graduation http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153707021/Southerns-Graduation More than 300 Southern West Virginia Community and Technical Community students were eligible to receive their associate degrees or certificates this spring as part of commencement ceremonies held May 16, 2015, at the historic Coalfield Jamboree in... Tue, 26 May 2015 01:40:32 EST Early voting starts Wed. in C-Ville, Man http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153707469/Early-voting-starts-Wed.-in-C-Ville-Man Early voting will begin Wed., May 27, for the municipalities of Chapmanville and Man. Tue, 26 May 2015 01:30:31 EST Police find marijuana in front yard in Lorado http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153681294/Police-find-marijuana-in-front-yard-in-Lorado A Gilbert resident has been arrested after he was allegedly found to be growing marijuana in his yard. Tue, 26 May 2015 01:25:39 EST Manchin asks drug wholesalers to release pain-pill records http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153696585/Manchin-asks-drug-wholesalers-to-release-pain-pill-records U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is urging the nation's largest drug wholesalers to release records that would show the number of prescription painkillers the companies have shipped to West Virginia over the past decade. Tue, 26 May 2015 01:25:38 EST DUI checkpoint scheduled http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153681358/DUI-checkpoint-scheduled The West Virginia State Police (WVSP) have scheduled a DUI Checkpoint for Wednesday, May 27. Tue, 26 May 2015 01:25:38 EST Traffic stop yields drugs, firearm http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153669684/Traffic-stop-yields-drugs-firearm A man from the Pecks Mill area was arrested after a traffic stop reportedly yielded marijuana, pills and a firearm. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:20:31 EST Huff Creek water project now underway http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/153678864/Huff-Creek-water-project-now-underway MAN — Construction for the Triadelphia Waste Water Project at Huff Creek has begun this week. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:15:36 EST Several indicted for drugs, burglaries http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153679259/Several-indicted-for-drugs-burglaries The May 2015 term of the Logan County Grand Jury indicted more than 40 individuals.The grand jury from Circuit Judge Eric O'Briant's court indicted the following: Sun, 24 May 2015 00:15:33 EST Drivers, local authorities dealing rough road conditions http://loganbanner.com/news/news/153678476/Drivers-local-authorities-dealing-rough-road-conditions CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Motorists enjoying the Memorial Holiday Weekend and the unofficial start of Summer are encountering road construction, paving crews, potholes and rough road conditions. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:15:32 EST