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K-9 officer finds hidden drugs during traffic stop

LOGAN - The Logan County Sheriff's Office received a little help from "man's best friend" Tuesday night.During a routine patrol on the new four lane in Logan, Deputy R.L. Johnson noticed a man driving without a seatbelt. Johnson was also unable to find matching records on the license plate of the ve

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-08-17 04:01:00

Logan County Man Accused of Hitting Fire Chief With Car

According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, Jeffery Wood has been charged with Emergency Vehicle - failure to yield, Emergency Vehicle- Approaching Improperly, Fleeing- Vehicle, Reckless Driving, Obstructing an officer, Obstructing a firefighter directing traffic, and Obstructing a Firefight

WOWK - 2018-08-17 20:46:18

Logan girls' soccer team looks for improvement

Logan, coached by Keith Noe, hopes to see some improvement this fall on the soccer pitch. The Lady Cats are scheduled to open the season on Saturday at home against Nitro in a noon kickoff.

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-08-17 04:01:01

Man charged with vehicular homicide: Suspected of three OVI crimes within two days - Gallipolis Daily Tribune

According to Gallipolis Municipal Court complaint records, Matthew Preston, 38, of Crown City, “was traveling westbound on State Route 588 in the area of milepost 6 (Wednesday afternoon). At this location, Preston struck Robert Baxter (Jr.) as Baxter was traveling on a motorcycle eastbound on State

GALLIPOLIS DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 22:19:33

First day of school for Logan County

The yellow buses fired their engines back up, alarm clocks went off and students all over Logan County got up bright and early as they entered the classroom once again for the 2018-19 school year on Thursday.

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-08-17 04:01:01

Logan's Shawntez Matthews has a knack for being around the ball

LOGAN - Shawntez Matthews has a knack for being around the ball.Last year, Matthews led the Logan High School football team in tackles from his linebacker post with 85 stops.Matthews, a 6-foot, 205-pounder, is back for his senior season and will be leading the Logan defense.

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-08-17 04:01:01

Whitman woman charged with felony daytime burglary

GARRETT FORK - A daytime burglary took place in the Garrett Fork area on Aug. 10, according to a criminal complaint. Darlene Faye Guy, 50, of Whitman, was charged.On Aug. 10, Cpl. J.A. Lyall of the Logan County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call to a residence at Garrett Fork. 911 reportedly advis

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-08-16 04:01:01

Police said Williamson man broke into home, took $1,000 in valuables

WILLIAMSON - Police on Monday arrested a man they said broke into a house belonging to the mother of a Williamson firefighter, who allegedly caught the man red-handed. He was among two others arrested by Mingo County law enforcement the past week.Zachary Elijah Keith Spurlock, 21, of Williamson, is

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-16 04:01:01

5 charged after detectives find large amounts of heroin and meth in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --Five people are facing felony charges after detectives executed a search warrant, and investigators tell WSAZ the investigation is not over.The Metro Drug Unit, known as MDENT, searched an apartment on Wyoming Street Thursday, finding a large amount of suspected meth and h

WSAZ - 2018-08-16 15:08:00

Two arrested on drug charges in McDowell County

Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff's Office, along with members of the West Virginia State Police and the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, conducted a search warrant on a residence and executed warrants in the Welch area, Sheriff Martin West said in a press release.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-16 20:46:00

Police: Man broke into gas station, stole cigarettes

WILLIAMSON - A Williamson man broke into Muncy's Victory Lane gas station before taking 60 cartons of cigarettes and a revolver, Mingo County Sheriff's Department deputies said on Friday. He was among three others arrested by law enforcement the past week.Steven Ray Spry, 26, is facing charges of mi


Purple Leaf Cannabis Dispensary opens in South Charleston

Opened for business in early July, across from the Mound in South Charleston, Purple Leaf offers cannabis-containing medicinal supplements, including oil tinctures, gel capsules and gummies. Topical products include muscle recovery cream, patches and pain relief lotions and salves. Skin care items f

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-08-16 11:00:00

WV craft beer makers face obstacles amid industry growth (Daily Mail WV)

That was the case for Aryn and Sam Fonda. The couple moved from North Carolina — where craft beer is omnipresent — back to Aryn’s home state, taking the knowledge they acquired while working for a local brewer with them. They own the Raleigh County brewery, Weathered Ground, which they opened a litt

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-08-17 00:30:00

Smith sworn into Chapmanville PD

CHAPMANVILLE - The Chapmanville Police Department swore in its newest member at the meeting of the town council Monday evening.Dylan Smith, a 2018 graduate of Chapmanville Regional High School, took the oath to officially join the town's police force. He will be working part-time under a field train


Motorists reminded to halt for school bus stops

HD MediaBeginning Thursday morning, Aug. 16, Logan County Schools will be back in session.

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-08-16 04:01:00

Chapmanville has size in the trenches

It all starts with the snap and Chapmanville has a pair of good centers in sophomore Chris Samson (6-2, 270) and junior A.J. Kirk (6-0, 250).

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-08-16 04:01:01

Dean Jeffries: Liberal Democrats out of touch on solving opioid crisis (Daily Mail Opinion)

The opioid epidemic is a major problem not only in the Elkview area where I live, but across West Virginia and all of Appalachia. As a political candidate and hopefully an eventual member of the House of Delegates, I was very eager to learn as much as I could about solutions to battle this epidemic.

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-08-15 21:00:00

Thompson announces candidacy for West Virginia Supreme Court

MADISON – Judge William S. Thompson, of the 25th Judicial Circuit has announced his campaign for Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.Thompson is campaigning for the seat created by the recent retirement of a Supreme Court Justice for a term that ends in 2024 and will be decided by


Hillbillies have beef on the offensive line

The man in the middle for Man is Tanner Beckett, a senior, who returns to his starting center post. Junior Blake Griffin also returns as a starter.


Logan has talent in the backfield with Matthews, Hall

LOGAN - Heading into the season, Logan High School football coach Jimmy Sheppard knew his skilled position players would be one of the strengths of his team.The Wildcats have Shawntez Matthews and Michael Hall, a pair of seasoned seniors, to lead the way.Matthews, a 6-foot, 205-pound running back, r