Sen. Shelley Moore Capito will lead a Senate hearing in southern West Virginia about the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee meeting will be Wednesday afternoon at Chief Logan Conference Center. Capito is the subcommittee chairwoman.
Two men from Mingo County face drug charges after an arrest Monday in Dingess. The Williamson Detachment of the West Virginia State Police arrested James Maynard,66, of Lenore and Roscoe Dillon,57, of Dingess.
One person has been killed in a house fire in Mingo County. Fire officials tell local news outlets the blaze happened early Thursday morning in Williamson. Deputy State Fire Marshal Jason Baltic says a woman died in the fire. Betty Blackburn, 78, was the lone casualty of the fire.
Owen Wells of The Logan Banner reports a student at Chapmanville Regional High School (CRHS) suffered fatal injuries from a car accident near Chapmanville September 28.
The Insurance Service Office (ISO) recently released new ratings for fire departments in Logan County. The ratings range from 10-1 with 1 being the best. A better ISO rating means cheaper insurance for homeowners in the area.
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College recently announced the appointment of a new Board of Governors member. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Kevin Hill of Foster to the board.
LHS Sophomore Sarah Adkins was chosen by the Attendance Committee as the winning artist at the secondary level. Holden Grade 4th grader Addison Porter was selected as the winner at the grade school level.
A Fayette County man was found shot dead after WV State Police responded to a shooting complaint near the Frasier Creek mine site near Oak Hill Wednesday morning.
The sagging coal industry and slumping natural gas profitability have led to a downgrade in West Virginia’s credit rating by Fitch, one of the big three credit rating agencies.
The bill includes about $500 million in flood relief funding for West Virginia and other states affected by high water earlier this year, including block grants for flood recovery.
Senators are asking the Justice Department to investigate whether pharmaceutical company Mylan acted illegally when it classified its life-saving EpiPen as a generic drug and qualified for lower rebate payments to states.
A rape crisis center will open soon in the Coalfields. CONTACT Rape Crisis Center will open a new office in Wayne County. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin recently presented $143,338 to the center to expand their services through the federal Victims of Crime Act.
The Man Hillbillies are the highest rated county team in the most recent rankings of high school football teams by the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission.
Two bomb threats happened in two days at Mingo Central High School this week. Each is being investigated by West Virginia State Police.
A 10-judge panel on a federal appeals court for the D.C. Circuit began hearing arguments Tuesday on the Clean Power Plan that has been challenged by West Virginia along with over two dozen other states.
An investigation is ongoing after human remains were found in the community of Milo in Martin County. Kentucky State Police have not identified the person. Authorities say it was found in a hard to reach location.
Authorities were told a man entered the gas station armed with a gun. He showed the weapon and demanded money. The clerk gave the man cash and he left the scene on foot.
DTE Energy Co. plans to spend $1.3 billion for natural gas assets in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Homecoming for Chapmanville Regional High School will be Friday, October 7. Students in the area will be dismissed early that day. Chapmanville High and Chapmanville Middle will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. Chapmanville area elementary schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m.
Boone Memorial Hospital will host a health fair on Friday, October 7. The event will happen at the Madison Civic Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The hospital will offer an Early Bird special for all current school personnel from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.
WVOW in association with the West Virginia Broadcasters Association will present a debate between West Virginia gubernatorial candidates Bill Cole (R) and Jim Justice (D).
The Logan County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man for wearing a mask after receiving several calls of people wearing masks in Logan County.
A Wayne County man died in a truck crash Saturday night near Kenova.
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant presented the Jennings Randolph Award to Man High School last week during an assembly with more than 80 students, teachers and administrators.
A special proclamation declared September Student Attendance Awareness Month at a regular meeting of the Logan County Board of Education Thursday.
Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out will jam on Saturday October 15th at 7:30pm at the Coalfield Jamboree in Logan. Call for ticket information at 304-687-8511 or 304-752-2900.
W.Va. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced that a consumer representative from the Attorney General’s Office will hold public events during August throughout southern West Virginia.
Put your money where your house is. Shop local and grow your local community. SHOP LOCAL. ENJOY LOCAL. SPEND LOCAL.
Be Heard Logan County is an opportunity for you to tell truth to power. Your voice, your concerns, and your needs will be heard by the powers that be, whether it is government, business, or other institutions.
The Logan County Quick Resource Guide from the Family Resource Network is a list of phone numbers for a wide range of important servicesand agencies.
Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties throughout September.
Tips for staying safe during a power outage.