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The Logan County School Calendar is complete. Logan County's 2015-2016 school year will begin August 17th and end May, 27th, 2016. The final day for teachers will be May 31st, 2016. Get the full calendar at wvowradio.com

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Logan County School Calendar Finalized

Logan County School Calendar Finalized

Logan County's 2015-2016 school year will begin August 17th and end May, 27th, 2016.


Logan County Commission

Logan County Commission

The fight against drug abuse and funding community projects and organizations were the primary topic at Monday’s meeting of the Logan County Commission.


Retirement

Retirement

Mingo County Magistrate Pam Newsome will retire at the end of the month. State Police Sgt. Barry Marcum will complete her current term.


Lottery Scam

Lottery Scam

The West Virginia Attorney General's Office is warning residents about a scam where people receive a letter claiming to be a notification of lottery winnings.


Housing Funds

Housing Funds

Public housing authorities in West Virginia, including agencies in Mingo and Boone Counties, will be sharing $6.8 million dollars in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


DEP Says Freedom Is "Scheming"

DEP Says Freedom Is "Scheming"

State regulators said Freedom Industries "embarked upon a scheme" to get concessions on cleanup obligations at the site of last year's chemical spill.


Revelations From Blankenship Tapes

Revelations From Blankenship Tapes

“Sometimes I’m torn with what I see about the craziness we do. Maybe if it weren’t for MSHA, we’d blow ourselves up.”--Don Blankenship


Trout Stocking

Trout Stocking

The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources stocked local waters with trout this past week.


David Runyon Sentencing Delayed

David Runyon Sentencing Delayed

U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston delayed sentencing Runyon because he is not convinced that Runyon committed the specific crimes for which he pleaded guilty.


5K Run/Walk Saturday In Man

5K Run/Walk Saturday In Man

This Saturday, a 5-K run/walk event will be held in honor of two Logan county boys fighting cancer.


Logan County Students Take State Title

Logan County Students Take State Title

Devin Corns and Zachary Chippent, accompanied by their instructor, Cliff Motes, will vie for the national title against two-person teams from every other state in Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition.


Golden Horseshoe Winners

Golden Horseshoe Winners

The winners of the prestigious award from Logan County are Madison Webb and Nicholas Halley from Chapmanville Middle, Caylin Booth from Logan Middle, and Noah Ellis from Man Middle.


Sexual Abuse Charges Against Van Principal Garth Mock Dismissed

Sexual Abuse Charges Against Van Principal Garth Mock Dismissed

The prosecutor says they didn’t want a teenage girl to testify in a public hearing. They plan to present the case directly to a grand jury after the investigation is completed.


Mingo Mom Rejects Plea Agreement

Mingo Mom Rejects Plea Agreement

Candy Fluty is accused of deliberately making her son sick while he was at a children's hospital in Ohio.


Mine Wars Museum

Mine Wars Museum

A museum dedicated to the Matewan Massacre and other labor struggles in West Virginia's southern coalfields is opening soon in Matewan.


Near Disaster

Near Disaster

A coal truck driver has been charged after he ran through a school bus stop and came close to hitting children getting off a bus.


McDowell County Man Acquitted

McDowell County Man Acquitted

25 year old Anthony Hart of Isaban was charged with child abuse resulting in death and child neglect resulting in death. He was found not guilty by the jury.


ARH Denied Purchase Of Williamson Memorial Hospital

ARH Denied Purchase Of Williamson Memorial Hospital

In a decision released Friday, the West Virginia Healthcare Authority denied ARH the right to purchase Williamson Memorial.


Chemical Spill Questionaires To Be Sealed

Chemical Spill Questionaires To Be Sealed

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and two subordinates who also lived in the area affected by the spill will fill out the surveys.


Environmentalists Identify At Risk Communities

Environmentalists Identify At Risk Communities

Nearly half of the fifty communities deemed most at risk for damage from surface mining are in West Virginia. Fifteen of the top fifty are in Logan, Mingo, Boone, McDowell, and Wyoming Counties.


Not The Problem

Not The Problem

Dye testing and water quality tests in the Omar area directed by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection indicated that water flooding yards and basements does not come from a nearby abandoned mine site.


Free Business Workshop Comes To Logan

Free Business Workshop Comes To Logan

The Small Business Committee of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce along with Resource U will hold the “university” on Wednesday, May 13th 3:00PM to 5:00 PM at the Chief Logan Lodge.


"Document Dump"

"Document Dump"

Lawyers for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship are asking a federal judge to order prosecutors to sort and identify documents and evidence in the federal criminal case against Blankenship.


Black Lung Rule

Black Lung Rule

The public is getting the chance to weigh in on a proposed rule that gives coal miners greater access to their health records. The U.S. Labor Department's Office of Workers' Compensation Programs has made the proposed Black Lung Benefits Act rule available for public comment.


.875 Batting Average

.875 Batting Average

The Mingo County Prosecutor’s office has gotten convictions on most indictments in the first court term of the year.


Main Street Parking Building Sold

Main Street Parking Building Sold

Richie Blecher of Belcher Enterprised purchased the building. He will refurbish and repair the structure along with opening up 100 parking spaces for Logan.


Emergency Responders Race To Raise Money For St. Jude's

Emergency Responders Race To Raise Money For St. Jude's

Aaron Porter is a Mobile Critical Care Nurse and Jordan Sabo is an EMT with STAT EMS in Gilbert.


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Marshall Makes It Easy

Marshall Makes It Easy

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.


Spring Gobbler Season

Spring Gobbler Season

Turkey season will test hunters' skill and the new electronic game checking system.


TAP and RTP For WV

TAP and RTP For WV

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.


Coverage To Care

Coverage To Care

West Virginians’ health concerns could drastically improve if residents connected with a primary doctor.


Helicopter+Herbicide=Clear Rights Of Way

Helicopter+Herbicide=Clear Rights Of Way

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.


All Types Needed

All Types Needed

Blood drives will be held at Lincoln County High School on May 12th from 9am to 2:30pm and at Logan High School on May 14th from 8:30am to 2pm.


Cost Of College

Cost Of College

West Virginia University's Board of Governors has approved a tuition increase of nearly 10 percent for in-state students.


Rural Doctors Needed

Rural Doctors Needed

Alpha Natural Resources has established a scholarship at Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.


Look But Do Not Touch Or Disturb

Look But Do Not Touch Or Disturb

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding people to leave young wildlife alone if they encounter them this spring.


Marching For Babies

Marching For Babies

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.


Scholarships For Saving Lives

Scholarships For Saving Lives

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.


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