Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:49:05 EST 1800 Mines idled in Logan, Minco counties http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151603059/Mines-idled-in-Logan-Minco-counties BRISTOL, Va. — Two operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. notified their employees on Fri., Jan. 30, that certain West Virginia coal mines are being idled due to sustained weak market conditions and federal government regulations... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:35:31 EST Spelling Bee Champion http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151578131/Spelling-Bee-Champion Students from across the county came to Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center Fri., Jan. 16, 2015, to compete for the title at the 67th Annual Logan County Spelling Bee. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:40:32 EST Feud exhibit coming south http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151578046/Feud-exhibit-coming-south CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Humanities Council has announced that its new traveling exhibit on the Hatfield-McCoy Feud is ready to hit the road. The new exhibit is titled “The Hatfields & McCoys: American Blood Feud.” After... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:40:31 EST W.Va. GOP wants election changes in possible Manchin gov bid http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151571507/W.Va.-GOP-wants-election-changes-in-possible-Manchin-gov-bid CHARLESTON (AP) — As U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin considers a 2016 return bid for governor, Republicans hope to block West Virginia's most prominent Democrat from handpicking his Senate successor for two years. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:35:41 EST Trent enters Man mayoral race http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151578895/Trent-enters-Man-mayoral-race MAN — Chris Trent of Man has filed as a candidate for the mayoral seat in the Town of Man.Trent filed his paperwork at Man Town Hall on Thurs., Jan. 22. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:35:39 EST Local Doctor writing guidelines in cancer treatment http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151578991/Local-Doctor-writing-guidelines-in-cancer-treatment Radiation oncologist Dr. Anshu K. Jain, of the Logan Regional Cancer Center, recently published an article with Dr. Yoshiya Yamada of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City advising physicians on the use of a highly specialized... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:35:37 EST Boil water advisory issued http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151578526/Boil-water-advisory-issued CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Water Department has issued a boil water advisory for all Chapmanville Water customers, including water resold to Logan County Public Service District customers on Crawley Creek, Airport Road and Ridgeview. The... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:15:33 EST Collins: Mayor recall meeting illegal http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151550823/Collins:-Mayor-recall-meeting-illegal CHAPMANVILLE — Chapmanville Council member Mike Collins has released a statement concerning the recent actions of Council members Estel Murray, Anita Hagerty and Gary Bledsoe in asking Mayor Jerry Price Jr. to vacate his mayoral... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:50:31 EST Central City Bridge dedication http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151516812/Central-City-Bridge-dedication A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Fri., Jan. 23, for the newly renovated Central City Walk Bridge. The ribbon cutting was done jointly by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and City of Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:15:31 EST Nolletti reelected mayor of Logan http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151543567/Nolletti-reelected-mayor-of-Logan Serafino Nolletti has been reelected to his second term as mayor of the City of Logan. Unofficial vote totals show Nolletti receiving 249 votes and his opponent, Robert “Bob” Stidham, receiving 64. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:55:32 EST Tomblin presents small Cities Block Grants http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151531019/Tomblin-presents-small-Cities-Block-Grants CHARLESTON — The Logan County Commission was presented a Small Cities Block Grant by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Thurs., Jan. 22. The $200,000 grant will be used in a $4.95 million project by the Logan County Public Service District to extend water... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:45:36 EST Kermit woman indicted for Child Endangerment http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151532142/Kermit-woman-indicted-for-Child-Endangerment WILLIAMSON - Candida (Candy) Fluty, 35, of Kermit, W.Va. has been indicted in Cincinnati, Ohio on two counts of Felonious Assault involving her young son. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:45:35 EST Del. Nelson calls for donations of farm equipment http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151526439/Del.-Nelson-calls-for-donations-of-farm-equipment CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Delegate Joshua Nelson (R-Boone) has asked for donations of farm equipment to the Veterans and Warriors Agriculture program. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:40:31 EST Graduation dates set for schools http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151509809/Graduation-dates-set-for-schools School closings will no longer affect the graduation date for Logan County Schools. Superintendent Phyllis Doty said her office received clarification from the West Virginia Department of Education last week concerning 2015 commencement... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:50:35 EST My State, My Life http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151507954/My-State-My-Life Governor Earl Ray Tomblin visited Logan Middle School Friday, Jan. 23, to speak with Logan Middle and High School students on their future. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:50:34 EST LHS grad gets surprise at drive through http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/151508501/LHS-grad-gets-surprise-at-drive-through Former Logan County resident and Logan High School graduate Janelle Rockhold Jones is making world-wide news with her honesty. It all began when Jones when she went through a Burger King drive through in New Hampshire on Fri., Jan. 23. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:50:33 EST Application period begins for Energy Assistance Program http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151509924/Application-period-begins-for-Energy-Assistance-Program The Public Service Commission of West Virginia is reminding low-income utility customers that applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepted by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) from... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:50:32 EST Boil water advisory lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151507887/Boil-water-advisory-lifted The Logan County Public Service District has lifted a boil water advisory issued on January 23 for the areas of Atenville, Little Harts and Riverbend.The advisory was lifted on Mon., Jan 26. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:45:39 EST Manchin announces funding for housing programs http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151510839/Manchin-announces-funding-for-housing-programs WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Manchin announced Monday that Logan-Mingo Area Mental Health Inc. is among housing facilities across West Virginia that will receive a total of $6,749,574 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:45:37 EST Perry’s court indicts 31 people http://loganbanner.com/news/news/151480695/Perrys-court-indicts-31-people A total of 55 indictments were handed down in both Logan County Circuit Judges courts during the January 2015 session of the Grand Jury. Indictments in Judge Roger Perry's court were: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:16:00 EST