Jessie Elizabeth Murray was active in community theater and church activities.
Alpha Natural Resources and Murray Energy announced another round of layoffs on Friday. This time almost 2000 workers in Wayne County and in northern West Virginia will be losing their jobs.
The much heralded, yet controversial Kemper Power Plant has delayed again the implementation of their clean coal project.
The majority of the cases are being reported in Mingo, Kanawha and Putnam Counties.
Arch Coal has hired advisers to assist the St. Louis based coal company on ways to decrease its debt load.
Roger Horton, the director of Citizens for Coal, says it’s time for the entire community to step up and speak out in support of coal.
The West Virginia Supreme Court has ruled documents by a former university researcher studying the effects of coal mining on public health don't have to be made public after a coal company sued to have them disclosed.
PJM Interconnection, the company that oversees and operates the electricity transmission grid for the state of West Virginia, said it should have more than enough power to keep the state cool in the sweltering weather.
The attorneys for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship renewed a request to delay his trial until early next year. This is the third request for the continuance.
Mingo Central boys basketball coach Brad Napier has resigned after three years at the school.
The West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Deskins Addition in Logan on Wednesday beginning at 6pm.
Abandoned buildings are being demolished in McDowell County and local businesses are donating equipment and man hours to get it done.
School administrators and the Wyoming County Board of Education are seeking public input on whether to rebuild, consolidate, or renovate Mullens Middle and Mullens Elementary schools.
The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources stocked local waters with trout this past week. This includes Buffalo Creek in Logan County, and Clear Fork and Anawalt Lake in McDowell County,
The Tug Valley Mining Institute Awarded $15,000 in scholarships to students in West Virginia and Kentucky.
LEAD volunteer Bea Sias says due to mine layoffs and unemployment in the area the need for the program has increased. They are looking to increase the number of vouchers they distribute.
Pharmaceutical companies shipped over 200 million doses of oxycodone and hydrocodone to West Virginia in the five year span between 2007 and 2012.
The Buddy Pack program sends a backpack filled with nutritionally balanced food for weekends when meals at school are unavailable. The goal is to make sure children from food insecure households do not go hungry.
Mingo and Logan County delegate Justin Marcum has filed pre-candidacy papers for the 2016 election. Marcum did not declare which office for which he will run.
7th and 12th grade students in Logan County Schools will have new school immunization requirements and will be required to show proof of these immunizations prior to school entry for the 2015/2016 school year.
This will mark the 40th Anniversary of the Logan County Arts and Craft's Fair August 7th and 8th at the Logan Memorial Fieldhouse.
As travel season approaches and as people begin planning summer trips, Morrisey wants to make you take all necessary precautions and if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is not true.
The Concert is Thursday, June 25th
The Marshall Big Green Coaches Tour will make a stop at the Logan Country Club on June 3rd. Football coach Doc Holliday, men’s basketball coach Dan D’antoni, women’s basketball coach Matt Daniel, and Athletic Director Mike Hamrick will be there to talk all things Thundering Herd.
Lakes to be stocked in the coalfield counties are May are Chief Logan State Park Lake, Laurel Lake in Mingo County, and Anawalt Lake and Berwind Lake in McDowell County. ,
A special scholarship is being made available to displaced coal miners and their immediate family members.
3rd District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties throughout May.
Nominations for “Because of You” awards are being sought for the 2015 Coal Miners’ Celebration in October.
The West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services State Health Insurance Assistance Program (WV SHIP) is expanding their services through the development of a new initiative using statewide volunteer positions.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding residents that feeding black bears is a violation of state law and is a terrible disservice to the state animal.
Various course and lab fees, off-campus, regional campus, and other fees will be eliminated. Student fees will now be based on the college in which their major is contained.
Logan County Schools recently hosted local business men and women at Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center to learn more about the county’s education system.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding people to leave young wildlife alone if they encounter them this spring.
On Friday, April 24, 2015, Mary Borst celebrated her thirty-fifth Jump Rope for Heart at South Man Elementary.
The March of Dimes West Virginia Chapter is looking to raise $40,000 dollars in Southern West Virginia and are continuing their programs aimed at working for stronger, healthier babies.
There are only a few weeks remaining for West Virginians to nominate an outstanding individual, family, or organization for the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards.
Students at Buffalo Elementary will be getting a hands-on gardening experience. The school recently opened its new greenhouse during a ribbon cutting ceremony for parents and community members.
West Virginia University's Board of Governors has approved a tuition increase of nearly 10 percent for in-state students.
The Lenore High School Classes of 1955, 1960, and 1965 are set for a reunion on Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27.
This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program.
West Virginians’ health concerns could drastically improve if residents connected with a primary doctor.
Paige Madden, the reigning Miss West Virginia, visited Logan High School recently to talk to juniors and seniors about domestic and dating violence.
Hugh Dingess Elementary has been awarded with the highest attendance for the eighth month of school in the 2014-2015 year.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin awarded over $5.6 million in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants to 42 projects across West Virginia including projects in the coalfields.
Starting in June, Appalachian Power will begin using helicopters to apply herbicide in order to maintain the rights of way for power lines in certain areas. Click on the headline above to see a complete list.