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Third arrest made in connection with recent robberies in the county

LOGAN - A third arrest has been made after the West Virginia State Police Logan Detachment and the Logan County Sheriff's Department recently began investigating several robberies reported at businesses across Logan County. WVSP reported three armed robberies and one unarmed robbery in Logan County

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-03-16 05:01:01

Local school placed on lockdown twice

MAN - A Logan County middle school was placed on lockdown twice on Wednesday. Man Middle School released a statement on its Facebook page confirming the two lockdowns. The first of two lockdowns was a routine check of the building by the Logan County Sheriff's Department. The school was placed on lo

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-03-16 05:01:01

Police seek help locating missing women

Kentucky State Police said Shyanne Storey and Shirley Accord, two 18-year-old high school students, were last seen Sunday wearing clothing similar to this photo. Anyone with information on the young women's whereabouts is asked to contact police. Submitted photo Shyanne Storey and Shirley Accord, tw

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-15 05:01:01

Accused Pikeville police murderer John Hall pleads not guilty

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - The man accused of shooting and killing Pikeville police officer Scotty Hamilton Tuesday night has pleaded not guilty to murder. John Hall was arraigned in Pike District Court Friday where a judge entered a not guilty plea for him. Hall was appointed a public defender, who w

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-16 19:23:00

Two men plead guilty to federal drug conspiracy

Williamson Daily News BLUEFIELD, W.Va. - Two men pled guilty Wednesday for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy, according to United States Attorney Mike Stuart. James Rodney Staples, 39, of Woodbridge, Virginia, entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to di

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-16 05:01:01

Man arrested, charged for death of Kentucky police officer

PIKEVILLE, Ky. - A Kentucky man was charged Thursday in connection with the murder of a police officer. WSAZ-TV Kentucky State Police said John Russell Hall allegedly shot Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton late Tuesday night. Authorities took Hall into custody around 11 a.m. Thursday. He face

METRO NEWS - 2018-03-16 07:55:00

Hundreds pay respect at fallen Pikeville officer's visitation

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WKYT)- A line formed outside the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville Saturday evening as hundreds of people waited to pay their respects to fallen officer Scotty Hamilton Jennifer Bentley says she knew Officer Hamilton since he was a child and described him as being a light to t

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-17 05:38:00

Parking tickets may go up in West Logan

For The Logan Banner WEST LOGAN - Red tickets issued for improper parking may go up in price soon in order to address a rash of complaints about parking in the municipality of West Logan. West Logan Police Chief Robert Ward told members of the town's council that he and Patrolman Danny Brown have ha


West Logan approves budget for 2018-19

For The Logan Banner WEST LOGAN - The Town of West Logan has approved its upcoming budget for the fiscal year beginning this summer. Town Clerk Mark Mareske explained how he managed to trim back the budget by $1,500 for the coming year from last year's budget when the matter came up Monday night. "W

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-03-15 05:01:00

AG Morrisey Releases Top Consumer Complaints in Southern WV for 2017

HD Media CHARLESTON - Attorney General Patrick Morrisey released a list of the top consumer complaints received by the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division for Boone, Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo and Wyoming counties in 2017in a news release. "There is no shortage of consumers

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-03-15 05:01:01

Chapmanville looks at possibly hiring a new police officer

CHAPMANVILLE - With the town of Chapmanville preparing to put together its budget for the upcoming year, the town is looking at the possibility of adding a police officer. According to Police Chief D.A. Browning, the Town of Chapmanville Police Department currently has five officers including himsel


Grade schoolers send encouragement to Chapmanville basketball team

Submitted photo Students at West Chapmanville Elementary School sent fan mail to the Chapmanville Regional High School boy's basketball team ahead of the team's return to the state tournament for their third year. Julie Alderman, a first grade teacher at West, said her students wanted to show their

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-03-15 05:01:01

Police Officer Killed in Eastern Kentucky

An officer with Pikeville Police Department was shot to death late Tuesday evening in Pike County. According to Kentucky State Police, Officer Scotty Hamilton and Trooper Matt Martin were conducting a criminal patrol on Hurricane Creek when they encountered a suspicious vehicle in the area. Officer