U.S. Senator Joe Manchin along with Workfoce WV, Region 2 Workforce Investment Board and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will host the event Friday from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Chief Logan Conference Center.
Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, made a campaign stop in Williamson Monday. Clinton and Senator Joe Manchin met with a limited number of constituents and media at the Williamson Health and Wellness Center in the heart of the town. Only select community members and media were permitted to enter the event. That did not stop hundreds of residents from flooding the streets as the rain beat down on the city.
Protesters and supporters gathered to hear the former president speak on behalf of Hillary Clinton ahead of the West Virginia primary election on May 10th.
40 year old Lowell Farley of Monaville and 35 year old Jeffrey Moore of Wilkinson are both charged with armed robbery, burglary and conspiracy. 28 year old Matthew Toney was charged with conspiracy.
The National Weather Service in Charleston said the next 12 to 24 hours in southern West Virginia carries the potential for "training storms." The weather pattern involves a storm passing an area, dying out, then reforming in the same location. Sometimes the "train" can happen several times consecutively and put down a lot of water in a brief period of time. Nobody knows the potential danger such storms carry better than Dean Meadows, the Emergency Services Director in Wyoming County.
An inpatient treatment program for women will soon launch at the Southwestern Regional Jail in Holden. A unit for males opened in April.
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant says it is forbidden to take photographs during any part of the voting process from early voting to the polling places on Election Day.
There was a meeting of the Logan County Board of Education Thursday evening. The meeting began with a special music presentation from the students of Verdunville Elementary School. After approving minutes from the last two meetings, the budget and personnel matters, the board retired to executive session.
The Strike Out Child Abuse Bowling Tournament was held at Plaza Lanes in Logan to bring the community together, raise awareness and promote prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Representative Evan Jenkins teamed up with Rep. Katherine Clark of Massachusetts to introduce legislation to combat opioid abuse by ensuring doctors have sufficient resources and information when prescribing pain medications.
After more than a year, a Lincoln County man was found not guilty on charges of murder and malicious wounding. Andrew Staggs was accused in the murder of his daughter-in-law, Katie Toler and the malicious wounding of her ex-husband, Chad Mays.
Residents can vote early through May 7th including Saturday's from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at all polling locations.
A Logan High School senior signed to play tennis at Fairmont State. Hayley Hatfield played tennis for the span of her high school career. She started playing tennis at 10-years-old in Logan summer tennis camps.
Shana Nelson made her way to New York City last week to audition for an upcoming NBC Live Broadway performance of Hairspray.
The Man Lions Club announced a scholarship for local high school graduates who plan on pursuing higher education in West Virginia. The reward is a one-time $500 scholarship. Applicants must be a senior enrolled at Man High School, have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA for his or her final two years of high school, and must submit 2 references and a 250 word essay regarding the subject, “Why Volunteerism is Important.” All applications must be returned to Chairman Chad Story or to the Buffalo Creek Memorial Library by May 13.
Logan County will be part of a statewide tourism initiative. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia, in collaboration with local partners, will host a series of events to highlight several activities in West Virginia to celebrate the U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 1-7, 2016. The Hatfield McCoy Trail System’s Bearwallow Trailhead will be featured on Saturday, May 7.
Some of West Virginia’s state parks are collaborating to make cabin stays more affordable for April and May. In a release, State Parks District Administrator Matt Yeager said rentals of two or more nights are discounted on most Sundays through Thursdays at state park cabins. Twin Falls Resort State Park in Wyoming County is taking part in the special rates. To make a reservation, call 304-294-4000.
Outdoor burning is only permitted between 5:00 PM and 7:00 AM. Burning is limited to leaves, brush and other yard material. State law makes it mandatory that a safety strip or ring at least ten feet wide surrounds any outdoor fire to prevent the fire from spreading.
Tips for staying safe during a power outage.
A dozen or more families could get free help with home repairs this summer. The Appalachia Service Project (ASP) will return to Logan County from early June through late July.
The primary election is quickly approaching, but there are several important dates you should watch for from now until you cast your ballot in May.
Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins announced his mobile office hours for May. At the mobile office locations, members of Rep. Jenkins’ staff will be available to help Third District residents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs. Constituents are encouraged to bring along documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding people to leave young wildlife alone if they encounter them this spring. Their motto for this situation is 'look but do not touch or disturb.'"