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The southern gospel group "The Hoppers" will be on stage at the Coalfield Jamboree in Logan Saturday night at 7:00.  Tickets are on sale at the box office.

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Several Cars And Businesses Vandalized In Downtown Logan

Several Cars And Businesses Vandalized In Downtown Logan

There was a string of burglaries in downtown Logan last Thursday night and early Friday morning.


Special Meeting

Special Meeting

The Logan County Commission held a special meeting Thursday morning.


No Dirty Girl Mud Run And No Refunds

No Dirty Girl Mud Run And No Refunds

Coalfield ladies who planned and paid to be a part of the 5k won't be getting their money back for registering. A lawfirm is filing a class action lawsuit.


Guilty Plea

Guilty Plea

A Williamson woman pled guilty for aiding in a bank robbery.


Health Groups Urge WV Doctors To Give HPV Vaccination To Kids

Health Groups Urge WV Doctors To Give HPV Vaccination To Kids

West Virginia has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the nation.


The Dave Ramsey Show

The Dave Ramsey Show

The Dave Ramsey Show is coming to WVOW AM 1290 starting on August 4th. Ramsey offers a life-changing message on how to get out of debt, build your personal wealth, and have financial peace.


8 of 10 Have Pleaded Guilty In Mt Laurel Scheme

8 of 10 Have Pleaded Guilty In Mt Laurel Scheme

The latest guilty plea came from 32 year old Chadwick Lusk of Davin on Monday. Lusk faces up to 20 years’ imprisonment and a fine of up to $250,000.


Boone Memorial To Build New Hospital

Boone Memorial To Build New Hospital

The new hospital will be located adjacent to the existing facility in Madison. The 31.8 million loan is the largest direct loan ever made by USDA in West Virginia


Black Lung Fight Comes To Senate

Black Lung Fight Comes To Senate

The yearlong investigation examined how doctors and lawyers, working at the behest of the coal industry, helped defeat the benefits claims of sick miners.


No Change In Polling Place

No Change In Polling Place

Precinct 21 will remain at the WVDOH garage at Amherstdale, but will be in the office area.


Screening For New Kindergarten Kids

Screening For New Kindergarten Kids

The Logan County Board of Education is reminding parents of children who are entering kindergarten in the upcoming school year that a makeup day for health screenings will be held at Logan Elementary on Friday, August 15 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.


Expanding Cancer Treatments

Expanding Cancer Treatments

Williamson ARH Hospital and Harlan ARH Hospital have now joined the network with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.


Failure To Launch

Failure To Launch

A petition to remove McDowell County Magistrate Steve Cox has been denied by a three judge panel.


Logan Woman Pleads Guilty To Defrauding WVDHHR

Logan Woman Pleads Guilty To Defrauding WVDHHR

41-year old Shannon Collins pleaded guilty to defrauding the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.


Forgery Accusations

Forgery Accusations

The West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office is accusing members of a volunteer fire department in Boone County with forging state documents. The office has filed felony criminal complaints against Fire Officer Ira Rash and Fire Chief Robert Rash of the Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire Department.


Tonya Ramsey Pleads Guilty

Tonya Ramsey Pleads Guilty

Tonya Ramsey and her ex husband, Billy Ray Ramsey, who was a teacher at Boone Career-Technical Center, are accused of pretending to be potential buyers, going into homes that were up for sale, and stealing jewelry, electronics, guns, and other valuables.


Logan-Mingo Area Mental Health Providing New Programs

Logan-Mingo Area Mental Health Providing New Programs

The agency is answering the call of the community and providing a wide variety of programs such as addiction counseling and physical dependence.


New Boss Is The Old Boss

New Boss Is The Old Boss

State Senator Truman Chafin has been named Chairman of the Democrat Party in Mingo County.


Child Neglect Risking Injury

Child Neglect Risking Injury

38 year old Joseph Michael Peterson of Alum Creek was arrested after fleeing from police and leaving four children unattended.


Nature Programs For Kids At Chief Logan State Park

Nature Programs For Kids At Chief Logan State Park

“Enjoying the Great Outdoors” nature programs are offered Thursday through Saturday until August 16th.


Special Meetings

Special Meetings

The Logan County Board of Education held a special meeting on Thursday to review updates based on the recent OEPA findings. Another meeting is coming up Tuesday.


Logan, WV Day At Great American Ballpark

Logan, WV Day At Great American Ballpark

Logan, WV Day will be Sunday, August 10th as the Reds face the Miami Marlins. First pitch will be at 1:10.


The Aracoma Story Opens This Week

The Aracoma Story Opens This Week

Theater under the stars happens on stage of the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater at Chief Logan State Park.


Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet

The organization is working with the West Virginia DNR to create an official elk-reintroduction program in southern West Virginia.


School Clothes

School Clothes

West Virginia residents can begin applying for school clothing vouchers for eligible children on July 1st.


Jobless Rates Rise In Most Counties

Jobless Rates Rise In Most Counties

Logan and Mingo Counties went into double digit unemployment with Logan at 10 percent and Mingo at 11.5 percent.


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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

More than 20 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students had the opportunity to hone their science and technology skills during LMS’s first STEM Camp.


Keeping Sharp

Keeping Sharp

The West Virginia Department of Education is challenging children statewide to keep their academic skills sharp during the summer break through the Summer Learning Program: The Summer Reading Challenge and the Summer Math Challenge.


Bon Appetit Appalachia Publishes Food Map

Bon Appetit Appalachia Publishes Food Map

Hatfield McCoy Moonshine in Gilbert and the Elkhorn Inn and Theater in McDowell County are among the destinations on the map.


Music In The Air

Music In The Air

Holden Elementary demonstrated their music skills for parents and guests through song and dance during the school’s recent Spring Sing


BDC Bye Bye

BDC Bye Bye

West Virginia's Broadband Deployment Council plans to disband at the end of year. The Legislature denied the council's request this year for another $5 million to provide grants for broadband projects.


Over 300 Tons Of Little Removed

Over 300 Tons Of Little Removed

The state Department of Environmental Protection says more than 9,000 people participated in cleanups sponsored by the DEP and the Department of Transportation along roadways and streams.


Average Wages Up In West Virginia

Average Wages Up In West Virginia

Workers in Boone County continue to have the highest annual average wages at $50,670, followed by Marshall and Mingo ($47,600), McDowell ($46,256) and Wyoming ($45,160).


Border Fishing

Border Fishing

A reciprocity agreement between the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife about fishing on the Tug Fork and Big Sandy rivers is in the works.


Conditions For Children Improving In WV

Conditions For Children Improving In WV

A private foundation said the well-being of West Virginia's children has improved over the past two decades. But there are still problem areas.


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Possible Presidential Nominees

There is a lot of speculation over who may run for President. Who do you think will be in the running?

Who do you think will be running for President of the United States?

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