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The WV 3 Mine in Logan County has been shut down after the mine was issued a imminent harm cessation order. Mine officials have been pumping contaminated water into a nearby ditch. The ditch was found to contain "black water" and coal particles. Mine is expected to reopen after issued is resolved.

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Logan County Mine Shut Down

Logan County Mine Shut Down

Officials with the WV Department of Environmental Protection say that the WV 3 Mine in Logan County has been shut down.


Missing Boone County Woman Found

Missing Boone County Woman Found

26 year old Ashley Nichole Toler of Gordon is safe and unharmed. She called her family to tell them she was coming home. She had been staying at a friend’s apartment in Logan.


More Accomodations; More Riders

More Accomodations; More Riders

All-terrain vehicle permit sales for the Hatfield-McCoy trail are up this summer. Trail director Jeff Lusk says that ATV permit sales have increased $10,000 compared to the summer of 2013.


Ginseng Season

Ginseng Season

West Virginia Ginseng Season began Monday and runs to November 30th. Diggers have until March 31 of each year to sell to a registered West Virginia ginseng dealer or have roots weight-receipted at one of the Division of Forestry weigh stations.


Tennant Down 17 Points; Gets UMWA Endorsement

Tennant Down 17 Points; Gets UMWA Endorsement

The United Mine Workers of America voted to endorse West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant in the race to succeed retiring Sen. Jay Rockefeller in the United States Senate.


Two Killed; One Injured In McDowell County Accident

Two Killed; One Injured In McDowell County Accident

The driver, Raheem Bons, and one passenger, Lauren Perdue were both found dead on the scene. A second passenger, Markese London sustained minor injuries. He was taken to Bluefield Regional Medical Center and has since been released.


Fundraiser For CAC

Fundraiser For CAC

The Logan County and Mingo County Child Advocacy Centers will participate in the wvCANclimb fundraiser on September 6th.


Former Red Cross Of Logan Director Died

Former Red Cross Of Logan Director Died

Mary Etta Elliot served as Director of the Logan American Red Cross for 30 years.


Downtown Logan Business Break-In

Downtown Logan Business Break-In

Dollar General was the latest target.


Missing McDowell County Woman

Missing McDowell County Woman

55 year old Darlene Hatfield was last seen at her home in Iager on August 15th. If you have any information as to her whereabouts you are asked to contact Trooper John Murray at 304-327-6101.


Stealing From Grandma

Stealing From Grandma

35 year old Elizabeth Austin has been charged with financial exploitation of an incapacitated adult.


Wastewater Project Close To Completion

Wastewater Project Close To Completion

This project affects customers of Holden, Valley View, Cora, Shamrock and Mt. Gay.


Lighting Strikes Once

Lighting Strikes Once

Lighting struck the Lincoln County 911 Center Wednesday night. It happened around 11:30pm. The strike knocked out the power and the phone lines at the center for several hours.


National Media Attention

National Media Attention

A laid off Logan County coal miner has been featured in a story in the Washington Post. 51 year old Michael Estep and his family are the subjects of a piece that details his struggles while working as a coal miner and what has happened since he was laid off on June 30th.


Autism Training

Autism Training

Local and State law enforcement, fire fighters, and emergency personnel will now have an opportunity to receiving autism training from Bill Cannata with the Autism and Law Enforcement Education Coalition (ALEC) during a free workshop provided by the Logan County Autism Association.


Coal Numbers

Coal Numbers

The total number of mines idled in the first half of 2014 was 64 compared to 112 in the second half of 2013, but Appalachian mines took the biggest hit.


Mine Sale Approved

Mine Sale Approved

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of three James River Coal Co. mining complexes to a subsidiary of Kentucky-based Blackhawk Mining LLC.


History Torn Down

History Torn Down

The old Aracoma High School and Logan Junior High School building is being demolished. The gymnasium will remain. A variety of youth sports leagues and civic organizations will continue to use the gym.


Wyoming County Man Arrested For Child Porn/Abuse

Wyoming County Man Arrested For Child Porn/Abuse

25 year old Jeremy Vance faces multiple charges including third-degree sexual assault, use of a minor in filming sexually explicit conduct, and use of obscene matter with intent to seduce a minor.


Parking Building For Sale

Parking Building For Sale

The City of Logan is putting the Main Street Parking Building up for bids again. All proposals must be in writing and as detailed as possible. The deadline for submissions is September 5th at 1:30pm.


Squirrel Season

Squirrel Season

Squirrel season is less than a month away in West Virginia. The one day only youth squirrel season will be held on September 6th. The statewide squirrel season begins on September 13th and will run through January 31st.


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No Improvment: No Drop Off

No Improvment: No Drop Off

The average score of West Virginia students taking the ACT college entrance exam remained the same for the fourth straight year.


WVHELP App

WVHELP App

A West Virginia app is now available to help those who are being abused or maltreated, particularly children.


Pics Wanted For Calendar

Pics Wanted For Calendar

Wildflower photos are being sought for West Virginia's next "Roadsides in Bloom" calendar.


Mountain State Spending

Mountain State Spending

Figures released by the federal government show that West Virginia's per capita consumer spending in 2012 grew 3.2 percent over the previous year.


WIC App

WIC App

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says the free app will make it easier for participants in the Women, Infants and Children program, or WIC, to shop for groceries.


Still Smoking

Still Smoking

West Virginia's daily adult smoking rate didn't fall below 20 percent of the population between 1995 and 2010. During the same period, smoking rates in Virginia and Pennsylvania dropped below 15 percent. Rates in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee fell below 20 percent.


VH1 Save The Music

VH1 Save The Music

Schools getting instruments this year are in Logan, Mingo, Wayne, Monroe, Preston, Raleigh, Ritchie, and Calhoun counties.


Art Grants

Art Grants

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts said they are adding a second funding cycle for professional development grants.


Weed Triggers Most Arrests

Weed Triggers Most Arrests

Arrest figures show that a majority of drug arrests in West Virginia are for marijuana.


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Possible Presidential Nominees

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