Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:22:58 EST 1800 21st Annual Christmas in the Park to continue http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150029829/21st-Annual-Christmas-in-the-Park-to-continue CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK — According to Tim Tomblin, president of the non-profit Logan Guyandotte Improvement (aka Christmas in the Park), the 21st annual Christmas in the Park will continue as scheduled this year. Thu, 2 Oct 2014 11:58:09 EST LHS homecoming court http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150024490/LHS-homecoming-court Logan High School has announced that Bethany Adkins has been selected as Homecoming Queen 2014. Adkins will be crowned during halftime at LHS's homecoming football game to be held Fri., Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. The Logan Wildcats will play the... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 06:57:08 EST Tomblin recognizes Division of Corrections Harvest Now program http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/150015495/Tomblin-recognizes-Division-of-Corrections-Harvest-Now-program CHARLESTON — On Wednesday, Gov. Tomblin recognized the West Virginia Division of Correction's Harvest Now donation program, a sustainable fresh produce effort, for donating more than 46,000 pounds of fresh produce to local food banks and... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 06:47:06 EST Superhero 5k to be held http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/150002572/Superhero-5k-to-be-held ATHENS, W.Va. – Run for Heroes combines the challenges of a 5K race with the opportunity to help student veterans at Concord University. The run will be held Saturday, Oct. 4 at Callaghan Stadium on the Athens campus. Registration begins at 9... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 06:43:04 EST Major channel lineup changes for Suddenlink customers http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150022261/Major-channel-lineup-changes-for-Suddenlink-customers WILLIAMSON — Suddenlink is making major changes to their program lineup due to negotiation disputes with Viacom. A statement posted to the website suddenlinkonyourside.com said “despite our repeated requests for a reasonable offer, Viacom... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 06:42:03 EST DHHR proactive against enterovirus http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150022419/DHHR-proactive-against-enterovirus CHARLESTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting from mid-August to September 30, CDC or state public health laboratories have confirmed a total of 472 people in 41 states and the District of Columbia with respiratory... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 06:40:03 EST UPDATE: Christmas in the Park thieves caught http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150026623/Christmas-in-the-Park-thieves-caught Two men have been arrested in the theft and destruction of Christmas in the Park displays. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:25:05 EST Christmas in the Park thieves caught http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150019929/Christmas-in-the-Park-thieves-caught Two men have been arrested in the theft and destruction of Christmas in the Park displays. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 20:16:05 EST Boil water updates http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150019977/Boil-water-updates Customers of the Logan County Public Service District were notified on September 25, 2014 of a precautionary boil water advisory from the Omar football field to Micco. The PSD also customers notified on September 26 of a precautionary boil water... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:14:05 EST Judge upholds EPA’s veto of W.Va. mine permit http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150016030/Judge-upholds-EPAs-veto-of-W.Va.-mine-permit CHARLESTON — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has won another legal round in a case regarding its controversial veto of a West Virginia mountaintop removal mining permit. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:13:06 EST Vinson bridge dedication http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/150000265/Vinson-bridge-dedication LOGAN — A bridge at the Logan exit of Route 119 in Logan was named the “U. S. Army SGT Billy E. Vinson Memorial Bridge” on Sat., September 13. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:45:10 EST Making AWVHA history http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-local_features/50813372/Making-AWVHA-history LOGAN — Logan Regional Medical Center's Auxiliary received some prestigious awards from the annual Auxiliary of the West Virginia Hospital Association meeting in September at The Greenbrier Resort. In fact, one member of the Auxiliary even... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:45:06 EST Man assaults brother’s girlfriend http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50816290/Man-assaults-brothers-girlfriend George David Staten, 49, of Logan, was arrested by the West Virginia State Police on September 15 for assault, indecent exposure, battery and simple possession. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:44:02 EST Thin Mint Sprint 5k http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50805897/Thin-Mint-Sprint-5k HURRICANE — Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council will host their first Thin Mint Sprint 5K October 4 at Valley Park in Hurricane. The race starts at 8 a.m. next to the Wave Pool. Proceeds from this race will help support the Girl Scout... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:43:11 EST Huntington District artifacts transferred to the Veterans Curation Program http://loganbanner.com/news/news/50805051/Huntington-District-artifacts-transferred-to-the-Veterans-Curation-Program HUNTINGTON— Thanks to the efforts of a team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) archaeological experts, artifacts from nine West Virginia project sites have been transferred to the Veterans Curation Program (VCP) from storage at the Grave... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:43:09 EST Tomblin named Chairman of Energy Board http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150000988/Tomblin-named-Chairman-of-Energy-Board Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin was named chairman of the Southern States Energy Board at the organization's 54th annual meeting held in Mobile, Alabama. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:42:08 EST WVSO prepares for second concert http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50804337/WVSO-prepares-for-second-concert CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform the second concert of its 2014-15 season, Celebrating Lyricism, on October 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. at the Clay Center in the Maier Foundation Performance Hall in... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:42:05 EST Boone County man named W.Va. Fire Marshal http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150004350/Boone-County-man-named-W.Va.-Fire-Marshal FLATWOODS — In a meeting in Flatwoods on Monday, the West Virginia Fire Commission selected Anthony Wayne “Tony” Carrico, a 46-year-old native and resident of Boone County, as State Fire Marshal. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:38:03 EST Scavenger hunt winner http://loganbanner.com/news/local_features/50816616/Scavenger-hunt-winner CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK — Healthy Logan County is searching for the winner of a scavenger hunt they hosted at the Hatfield-McCoy Heritage Festival. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:37:08 EST State cites Patriot Coal in mine accident http://loganbanner.com/news/news/150002841/State-cites-Patriot-Coal-in-mine-accident CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Patriot Coal committed serious violations by failing to ensure walls and roofs were properly supported before a severe accident called a coal burst killed two West Virginia miners in May, according to state mining... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:37:05 EST