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Parents petitioned the Logan County Board of Education at a special meeting of the board Thursday evening to cancel school for a couple of days due to widespread flu and strep issues. Click the story below for details.

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Parents Petition Logan County Schools To Close Due To Widespread Illness

Parents Petition Logan County Schools To Close Due To Widespread Illness

Parents petitioned the Logan County Board of Education at a special meeting of the board Thursday evening to cancel school for a couple of days due to widespread flu and strep issues.


Federal Appeals Court Will Not Rehear Blankenship Trial

Federal Appeals Court Will Not Rehear Blankenship Trial

A federal appeals court has refused to rehear the case of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down the order Friday.


Sunday Marks 45th Anniversary Of Buffalo Creek Flood

Sunday Marks 45th Anniversary Of Buffalo Creek Flood

On February 26, 1972, Pittston Coal Company's coal slurry impoundment dam #3, located on a hillside at Saunders burst and took out two other impoundments dams. Over 130 million gallons of black water crashed into Buffalo Creek Hollow in a 30-foot tidal wave.


Four From Mingo County Arrested In Connection With Meth Lab Activities

Four From Mingo County Arrested In Connection With Meth Lab Activities

John Newsome,36, Andrew Messer, 35, Ashley Williams,26, and Denise Meade, 25,are each charged in connection with operating a clandestine meth lab and conspiracy.


Flu And Strep Outbreaks Force Schools To Take Precautions

Flu And Strep Outbreaks Force Schools To Take Precautions

Reports of flu cases across the Mountain State have several school districts taking precautions. Not all of them are closing, though, including schools in Logan, Lincoln and Mingo counties. Logan County schools have not announced any plans to cancel school. PRIDE Headstart and Kids’n’Company daycare in Logan will be closed until Monday due to strep and flu outbreaks.


Logan County Commission Approves Funds For The Holden 22 Miners Memorial

Logan County Commission Approves Funds For The Holden 22 Miners Memorial

Funds to support the Holden 22 Miners Memorial Fund were approved at a regular meeting of the Logan County Commission Wednesday.


Mingo County Sheriff's Department Still Searching For Jeremiah Maynard

Mingo County Sheriff's Department Still Searching For Jeremiah Maynard

A Mingo County man continues to elude authorities. Deputies have been searching for Jeremiah Maynard since Jan. 24. Maynard was last seen in the Kermit Marrowbone area.


Wayne County Man Charged With Murder

Wayne County Man Charged With Murder

A Wayne County man was arraigned Tuesday afternoon after being charged with murder, police said. Johnnie Walls, 44, allegedly shot and killed Walter Toppins, 77, in a house the two shared on Big Branch Road in Wayne.


Logan County Man Arrested In Connection With Inappropriate Sexual Contact With A Minor

Logan County Man Arrested In Connection With Inappropriate Sexual Contact With A Minor

Owen Wells of The Logan Banner reports a Logan resident was recently arrested for inappropriate sexual contact with a minor. Deputy R.L. Johnson, with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department reports he spoke with the 16-year-old victim who explained Robert Bringle,25, of Logan, had been stalking them on Facebook.


Two From Mingo County Arrested In Connection With Theft

Two From Mingo County Arrested In Connection With Theft

Two men from Mingo County were arrested in connection with to a theft that occurred at a storage building owned by Asplundh Tree Experts.


Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast And Silent Auction

Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast And Silent Auction

The Kiwanis Club of Logan’s annual Pancake Day and Silent Auction happens Saturday. The event starts at 7 a.m. Pancakes will be served until 1 p.m. and the silent auction will end at noon. Adult tickets will cost $8 and tickets for children 12 years old and under will be $5.


Logan County Woman Sues Board Of Education

Logan County Woman Sues Board Of Education

A Logan County woman has filed suit against the Logan County Board of Education, alleging negligence in failing to prevent injuries to her son.


Flu Shuts Down Martin County Schools For A Week

Flu Shuts Down Martin County Schools For A Week

A widespread outbreak of the flu has become so intense that officials in Martin County, KY canceled class for the rest of the week. It’s reported the district, which averages about 93 percent attendance, had 80 percent and falling on Monday. Other schools have had even less in attendance.


Litter Crack Down

Litter Crack Down

West Virginia lawmakers are advancing stiffer penalties for littering that could mean two weeks picking up roadside trash for throwing some out your car window.


Hairspray And Grease Auditions

Hairspray And Grease Auditions

Auditions will be held for ¡°Hairspray¡± and ¡°Grease¡± on Friday, Feb. 24th from 3:30pm til 6:30pm and Saturday, Feb. 25th from 12:30pm til 4:30pm at West Logan Church of God.


The Allan Hatcher Show

The Allan Hatcher Show

Legendary basketball coach Allan Hatcher and WVOW sports broadcaster Justin Turner gather together with coaches, players, analysts, and basketball notables and hardwood heroes to talk high school, college, and pro ball.


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The Allan Hatcher Show

The Allan Hatcher Show

Legendary basketball coach Allan Hatcher and WVOW sports broadcaster Justin Turner gather together with coaches, players, analysts, and basketball notables and hardwood heroes to talk high school, college, and pro ball.


Think, Shop, Buy, Live Coalfields

Think, Shop, Buy, Live Coalfields

Put your money where your house is. Shop local and grow your local community. SHOP LOCAL. ENJOY LOCAL. SPEND LOCAL.


BE HEARD Logan County

BE HEARD Logan County

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.


W.Va. Attorney General Announces Mobile Office Hours

W.Va. Attorney General Announces Mobile Office Hours

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced today that a consumer representative from the Attorney General’s Office will meet one-on-one with southern West Virginia residents in February to discuss consumer-related issues and answer any potential questions.


Power Outage Safety

Power Outage Safety

Tips for staying safe during a power outage.


Local Waters Stocked With Trout

Local Waters Stocked With Trout

Several waters in the Coalfields were stocked with trout last week. Those waters include Rockhouse Lake, and Spruce Laurel Fork.


Logan County Quick Resource Guide

Logan County Quick Resource Guide

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.


Jenkins Announces Mobile Office Hours

Jenkins Announces Mobile Office Hours

U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins announced his mobile office hours for February. 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.


Little League Signups Happening This Week - Corrected Schedule

Little League Signups Happening This Week - Corrected Schedule

Little League sign-ups for the Coalfields happen throughout this week.


Southern Coalition For The Arts Presents A Sip And Paint - Moonshine Masterpiece

Southern Coalition For The Arts Presents A Sip And Paint - Moonshine Masterpiece

Local artist and Artistic Director of The ARTS Rachel Noe-Maynard will take you through a step by step creation of your own painting on canvas using acrylic paints. No experience necessary. Guests are welcome to purchase coffee and specialty drinks provided by Hot Cup or sample Moonshine provided by some of our local distilleries.


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WVOW Wants to Know

More Snow?

With many days in the 50s, 60s, and even 70s and only a few truly cold days it has been a relatively mild winter so far.

Do you wish for more snow and cold than we have had this winter?

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