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Logan Co. BOE makes leadership appointments

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The Logan County Board of Education met on July 7, 2014, in accordance with West Virginia Code for a special statutory organizational meeting to elect a President, Vice President, and designate a Board Member as a representative on the Regional Council (RESA II). Members elected will serve two-year terms.The Board elected Jim Frye to serve as President.

 

Central City bridge project should start soon

The new Central City walking bridge project should start soon, according to Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti.The Mayor told council members that the paperwork was signed Tuesday at the council meeting that evening on July 8. Later, during the meeting, a representative for the contracting firm (Triton Construction) showed up to pick up the paperwork.Mayor Nolletti said the final bid came in around $20,000 more than expected, but the West Virginia Department of Highways has a...

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First sentence in Mt. Laurel kickback scheme

The first of 10 plea hearings from the kickback schemes and corruption scandal at the Mountain Laurel Mining Complex took place Wednesday in Federal Court in Charleston. GaryRoeher, 52, of Holden, was charged with filing a false tax return. He is facing up to 5 years imprisonment and a fine of up to $250,000 if convicted.According to the charge, Roeher deducted approximately $43,000 as a business expense for his company, CM Supply, when Roeher actually used the funds to install an ...

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Combining two former columns into one

Years ago, actually during parts of the 1970s and 80s, I produced two newspaper columns each week for The Logan Banner. There was a sports column on Fridays titled “Sports Lines” and there was another column titled “Plain Talkin” which I recall as being published on Tuesdays. At the time, I was Sports Editor for this newspaper and really had my hands full just trying to keep a handle on local sports which was rapidly growing.

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Immigration stall

A few days before the nation last celebrated its Independence Day, 68 members of the Senate passed and sent to the House a comprehensive immigration reform bill.Fourteen Republicans voted for the measure. Among them were Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the party’s 2008 presidential candidate, and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a favorite of the GOP’s Tea Party wing.A year later, after House Speaker John Boehner told him the House would not take up immigration refo...

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Man handles C-ville in 11-12 tourney

CHAPMANVILLE — The Man 11-12-year-old Little League All-Stars made a statement on Tuesday with a 6-3 win over host Chapmanville in the double-elimination District 2 Tournament at Chapmanville’s Tracy Vickers Field.It was a key win for Man (1-0), which put itself into the winner’s bracket and a matchup against Madison (1-0) on Wednesday night. The Man-Madison winner was set to move on to Friday night’s 6 p.m. championship game against either Mullens or Pinevi...

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RMEF first annual banquet set for Saturday

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) Hatfield McCoy Elk Country Chapter’s 1st annual banquet will be held Sat., July 12 at the Chief Logan Conference Center.RMEF is working with WV DNR to pave the way for an official elk-reintroduction program right here in southwest West Virginia. When that program kicks-off, the funding generated at our West Virginia banquets will be crucial in financing the program.This annual banquet will serve as a fundraiser to help the c...

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Boil water advisory

The City of Logan Water Department previously issued a boil water advisory for customers at 3-Mile curve due to a break in an 8 inch line. There was also a boil water advisory for some customers at Fountain Place Mall who were verbally notified by the water department. Both of those advisories have been lifted. Any questions can be directed to the water department at 304-752-7870.

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