Logan Banner- RSS NEWS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS http://loganbanner.com/section/NEWS Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:56:17 EST 1800 Emergency Management collecting damage data http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152194044/Emergency-Management-collecting-damage-data The Logan County Office of Emergency Management is requesting anyone who has received damage to your home or business from flooding to contact their office at 304-752-0917. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:45:32 EST Pancake Day coming Saturday http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152183538/Pancake-Day-coming-Saturday Saturday, March the 7th, will see a near-century long tradition return to Logan County when the Kiwanis Club of Logan presents their 91st annual Pancake Day at Logan Middle School. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:40:34 EST Sheriff’s department to accept unneeded medication http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152170659/Sheriffs-department-to-accept-unneeded-medication LOGAN — The Logan County Sheriff's Department (LCSD) would like to announce the installation of a new prescription drug disposal box located at the sheriff's department in the Logan County courthouse. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:40:31 EST Jenkins announces mobile office locations http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152180187/Jenkins-announces-mobile-office-locations CHARLESTON — Representative Evan Jenkins (R - W.Va.) has announced the March hours for his mobile office. Logan, Williamson, Oceana and Man are all set to host Jenkins' mobile office. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:41 EST Women’s rights lobby day announced http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152171262/Womens-rights-lobby-day-announced CHARLESTON — On Thursday, March 5 at 12:15 p.m., WV FREE and the WV FREE Action Fund working in conjunction with the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia (ACLU of WV), Planned Parenthood Health Systems (PPHS), the West Virginia... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:39 EST Gov. Tomblin declares State of Emergency http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152187194/Gov.-Tomblin-declares-State-of-Emergency CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has declared a statewide State of Emergency, mobilizing state resources to combat severe weather conditions and ensure the safety of residents across the state today, March 4. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 19:05:34 EST Floods wash over Logan http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152176138/Floods-wash-over-Logan LOGAN — Wednesday March, 4, brought flooding to low lying areas as creeks, streams and rivers swelled to push past their banks. Many residents nervously watched the rushing waters push close to the bottoms of bridges, carve new paths around... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:35:32 EST Animal shelter nearing completion http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152158084/Animal-shelter-nearing-completion LOGAN — The new animal shelter in Peach Creek is nearing completion. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:20:34 EST Division of Natural Resources announces rules review http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152150444/Division-of-Natural-Resources-announces-rules-review SOUTH CHARLESTON — The W.Va. Division of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that it will hold a series of 12 public meetings meetings across the state this March in order to provide hunters, trappers, anglers, landowners and other interested... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:20:33 EST Logan Mingo Mental Health announces fundraiser http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152153045/Logan-Mingo-Mental-Health-announces-fundraiser LOGAN — Logan Mingo Area Mental Health (LMAMH) would like to announce a fundraising campaign for their community program called “hearts for the hungry.” Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:20:32 EST Gov. Tomblin issues statewide State of Preparedness http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152160068/Gov.-Tomblin-issues-statewide-State-of-Preparedness ​​CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin issued a statewide “State of Preparedness,” mobilizing state resources to help keep West Virginians safe during potential severe weather on Tues., March 3. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:41 EST Atenville boil water advisory lifted http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152162655/Atenville-boil-water-advisory-lifted The Logan County Public Service District has lifted a boil water advisory issued on February 27 for the area from Atenville to Sand Creek. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:15:40 EST PRIDE announces “March for Meals” campaign http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135190/PRIDE-announces-March-for-Meals-campaign LOGAN — PRIDE Community Services has announced its involvement with the 2015 national “March for Meals” campaign. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 01:00:32 EST Aracoma High School http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152136058/Aracoma-High-School Education…is the great equalizer of the conditions of men…the balance wheel of society. — Horace Mann Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:35:31 EST (No heading) http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135830/ CHARLESTON — On March 2, Appalachian Electric Power (AEP) along with Wheeling Power (WP) announced a proposal to increase rates. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:20:31 EST Jenkins cosponsors Spruce Mine Bill http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152138688/Jenkins-cosponsors-Spruce-Mine-Bill WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) cosponsored legislation introduced today that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from retroactively vetoing valid permits, as happened at the Spruce No. 1 mine in Logan... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:30:33 EST Flood watch issued for Logan Co. http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152135910/Flood-watch-issued-for-Logan-Co. LOGAN — With rain warming and temperatures approaching and plenty of snow, slush, and ice stubbornly lingering around the area the potential for flooding in the area is increasing. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:30:31 EST House votes to repeal common core standards http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152133434/House-votes-to-repeal-common-core-standards CHARLESTON — On Saturday, Feb. 28, the W.Va. House of Delegates voted, in an overwhelming, bipartisan majority, to repeal the federal common core education standards in W.Va. schools. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:05:33 EST Shoplifter found to be unregistered sex offender http://loganbanner.com/news/home_top-news/152130760/Shoplifter-found-to-be-unregistered-sex-offender LOGAN — On Jan. 20, Cpl. Lee Preece with Chapmanville Police Department arrested Teddy Gene Clemens II, 36, of Chapmanville for shoplifting at the Rich gas station in Chapmanville. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:05:31 EST Boil water advisory http://loganbanner.com/news/news/152134589/Boil-water-advisory A boil water advisory has been put in effect for customers of the Logan County Pubilc Service District (PSD) from North Mitchell Heights to Pigeon Roost. A waterline break has occurred and has prompted the need to boil water. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:45:31 EST