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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, West Virginia had the nation's highest rate of babies born dependent on drugs at 33.4 per ... 81.9 per 1,000; Putnam County had a rate of 26.4 per 1,000; Boone County had a rate of 72.4 per 1,000; and Logan County had a rate of 66.3 per 1,000.
LOGAN — A Logan County landlord is suing a tenant, alleging it owes $12,500 for breach of a lease agreement. G&M Enterprises filed a complaint March 13 in Logan Circuit Court against Body Kneads LLC, alleging the tenant intentionally failed to perform its contractual obligations. According to the ...

LOGAN — A Logan County surface owner is suing an oil and gas well operator, alleging negligence and trespassing. Greg Blevins filed a complaint March 12 in Logan Circuit Court against NYTIS Exploration Company Inc., alleging failure to take reasonable and necessary steps to prevent a water runoff ...
HUNTINGTON — Cases of babies being born addicted to drugs are not slowing in West Virginia, according to new data released Wednesday from the ... 81.9 per 1,000; Putnam County had a rate of 26.4 per 1,000; Boone County had a rate of 72.4 per 1,000; and Logan County had a rate of 66.3 per 1,000.
18, 2016, Mark E. Messer was involved in an argument with another individual in Mud Fork and law enforcement was called, resulting in the arrival of Johnson to the scene of the altercation, according to a complaint filed April 3 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Messer, who was ...
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A former West Virginia state senator has accepted a public reprimand and a $500 fine for failing to disclose income from consulting services provided to a county commission. April 6 ... Kirkendoll served on the Logan County Commission for three decades prior to his 2011 appointment to the state Senate.
LOGAN COUNTY, W. Va. (WSAZ) -- Thursday, the West Virginia Ethics Commission announced that they will be imposing fines against former state senator Arthur Kirkendoll. He is accused of entering into an oral contract in 2013 with the Logan County Commission to provide consulting services through ...
LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Fire burned through an abandoned house in Logan County early Thursday morning. The fire happened around 3 a.m. at a home in the Mt. Gay area, just outside of Logan. Firefighters say someone set fire to the house. They did take someone in for questioning, however, ...
LOGAN - Filmmaker Michael Moore was in Logan County last week to discuss the historic West Virginia teacher strike and the current political climate in the state with state Sen. Richard Ojeda, D-Logan, who is also a current U.S. House 3rd District candidate. The two talked for hours in Hot Cup, a locally ...
She worked with many agencies in a six-county area in southern West Virginia and participated on a number of nonprofit boards, including the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and the American Red Cross. “I have loved working at Appalachian Power in both ...
West Virginia is shrinking faster than any other state in the nation, mostly in the 3rd District, just a short drive down from the capital. Not all of them mine coal, but all of the ... "Rupie" sells mining motors in Logan County and coal in the state House of Delegates. "It's been a phenomenal year down home," ...
As part of the state's elk restoration project, 51 elk from Arizona were released into a holding facility in Logan County earlier this month, the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources announced. The elk, captured in late January and held near Flagstaff, arrived at the holding facility near Holden on ...
Fifty-one elk completed their journey from Arizona and were released into a holding facility in Logan County earlier this month, the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources announced today. The elk, which are part of West Virginia's elk restoration project, were captured in late January and held near Flagstaff, ...
Parts of Logan and Mingo County are dealing with landline phone issues Saturday evening, reportedly leaving those with a Frontier landline unable to get through directly to 911. According to Logan County 911, Frontier Communications customers with a landline phone cannot call 911 from that phone.
I intend to brush the cobwebs from the local past in bringing readers the account (and much more never printed) from the pages of Logan County's checkered past that ... At the time of this writing, neither Marshall nor West Virginia University's basketball teams have played in this year's NCAA tournament.
Now that thousands of striking teachers across West Virginia have returned to work with a pay raise and a promise to fix their health care plan, how ... and when we walk out, the people that hurt the most are the students,” Alicia Mullins, the group's president and a Logan County high school teacher, told us.

CLARKSBURG — Jason A. Young, founder of Vintage Theater, has already made a name as a champion for the arts in West Virginia. However, his path hasn't always been so clear. Born in Logan County, but reared in Mingo County, he moved to Bridgeport during his elementary school years. While he ...
MILTON, WEST VIRIGNIA - Fifteen cities, municipalities and counties throughout West Virginia, including several local communities, have filed this month ... Logan's lawsuit alleges more than 35 million were shipped to Logan County, which has a population of 36,743, by 16 different defendants during the ...
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 ...
Two men pled guilty in federal court for their respective roles in a scheme to commit insurance fraud by arson. Dudley Bledsoe, age 63, of Hanover in Wyoming County, West Virginia, and Ricky Dwayne Gleason, age 54, of Peach Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, both pleaded guilty to a charge of ...
The West Virginia Supreme Court has annulled the law license of a Logan County attorney who pursued a woman as a client and then had sex with her after he provided her with drugs and alcohol while she was on probation in 2015. Benjamin White “preyed” on the woman's vulnerability amid a divorce, ...
LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Troopers with the West Virginia State Police, along with the Logan County Sheriff's Department are investigating a string of armed robberies in the county. According to State Police, three armed robberies and one unarmed robbery have plagued the county just in the last ...
Several public school employees and schools superintendents from Southern West Virginia counties said Friday morning they believe the ongoing worker ... Angel McCoy, a social studies teacher at Logan County's Man High, agreed with Hodge's position, as did Antonette Mazzella-Gwinn, an eighth-grade ...
A statewide teacher strike in West Virginia entered its seventh day Friday, with teachers defying efforts by the state's governor and union leaders to end the ... “At this point everybody's still prepared to be out for the long haul,” said Julie Alderman, 35, a first-grade teacher in Logan County, in the state's ...
Rough-voiced, shouty, and intent on raising the stakes, Roberts warned that the anti-union movement would try to sever the union from its leadership (“They attacked Jesus! They attacked Moses!”), and he compared the strike to West Virginia's labor actions past: the ten thousand coal miners who marched in Logan County, ...
“At this point everybody's still prepared to be out for the long haul,” said Julie Alderman, 35, a first-grade teacher in Logan County, in the state's southern section, who was waiting for a babysitter to arrive so she could head to Charleston, the capital. “We're starting to kind of say, 'Wow, this really may last a ...
In Mingo County, local union leaders want to continue the walkout until Friday, voicing displeasure with the West Virginia Senate and its reluctance to pass a 5 percent raise promised by the governor. In Logan County, it's up in the air if teacher and staff would continue to walkout, now entering its seventh ...
After pushing 90 for the better part of an hour to get here to the gold-domed Capitol from his home in rugged, woebegone Logan County, the former ... In hard red, Donald Trump-loving West Virginia, Ojeda has become a kind of one-man blue wave, threatening to defy a conventional belief that the only kind ...
A warrant was served on Hughes Wednesday by the West Virginia State Police Logan Detachment, Woods said. Hughes is currently being held without bond at the Southwestern Regional Jail in Logan County. In West Virginia, first-degree murder carries a penalty of life in prison. If a jury recommends ...
The former Superintendent and Curriculum Director for Logan County Public Schools faces federal charges following an indictment issued Thursday. ... Multiple agencies handled the years-long investigation, including the FBI and the West Virginia Legislature Commission on Special Investigations.
A man was arrested Sunday after some scary moments during a church service in West Logan, county sheriff's deputies say. Adam Chastain is charged with public intoxication, battery, and disturbance of a religious service. Deputies say it happened at Missionary Baptist Church in West Logan. They say a ...
Roberts was pronounced dead at the hospital due to her injuries, and the extent of Adkins' injuries are unknown at this time. Officers from the West Virginia Public Service Commission were contacted and responded to the scene as well. The Logan County Sheriff's Department is continuing to investigate ...
Coal barons like Mr. Blankenship used to be despised in Logan County, a rugged region in southern West Virginia. The Battle of Blair Mountain happened here in 1921, when miners seeking to unionize clashed with a private army fielded by mine owners, and more than 50 people died. But as West Virginia ...
CHARLESTON — Growing up in Logan County, Earl Ray Tomblin never imagined a portrait of himself would hang on the walls of the state Capitol. ... West Virginia's 35th governor, Tomblin's official portrait, which will hang in the Governor's Reception Room opposite Joe Manchin, was unveiled Friday.
Right now, the National Education Association says West Virginia teachers make an average salary of $45,622, which ranks 48th in the nation. The one percent raise ... did Wyoming County. Teachers from Logan County are expected to be at the State Capitol Complex Friday to protest pay and health care.
Browning is facing charges of robbery, conspiring to commit a felony, grand larceny, and kidnapping in Logan County. ... Members of the Charleston Police Department, the West Virginia State Police, and the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office responded to the area to assist in locating Aaron Browning.
Another Logan County teacher, Anthony Nelson said it's a slap in the face, "We're sick and tired of the attacks, come hear our voices and look at what is going on. We aren't taking it no more." Nelson, along with others, said they want support and need to have a living wage, especially with all the teaching requirements.
Logan County Schools announced they will be closed Friday due to "an illegal unauthorized employee walkout." ... signs in support of public education and maintaining qualified teachers in West Virginia, while also creating awareness about their concerns over health insurance and other current policies.
Roberts was pronounced dead at the hospital due to her injuries, and the extent of Adkins' injuries are unknown at this time. Officers from the West Virginia Public Service Commission were contacted and responded to the scene as well. The Logan County Sheriff's Department is continuing to investigate ...
After 10 years clean and sober, Carter, a recovering addict who now works as a drug counselor in Logan County, hopes to have her criminal record expunged. “I will not ever miss hearing the words 'the state of West Virginia versus Chelsea Carter,' that's for sure,” Carter said. “It's hard to hear, and I hope ...
"But we're becoming more and more concerned about our ability to continue to be public educators in West Virginia." When asked how many of the eight in ... In Logan County, teacher Leah Clay Stone says employees "did vote to not work one day." Wolford says Wyoming school employees have already ...
“These numbers are outrageous, and we will get to the bottom of how this destruction was able to be unleashed across West Virginia,” said committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., and ... The House committee questioned H.D. Smith's painkiller shipments to Family Discount Pharmacy in Logan County.
In this Jan. 24, 2018, photo, Mike Rice cradles a captured elk in the back of an Arizona Game and Fish Department truck at a wildlife area about 30 miles east of Flagstaff, Ariz. The elk soon will be trucked to West Virginia to help re-establish the state's elk population. (Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP).
Teachers in West Virginia Back 1-Day Walkouts. Public school employees in some parts of West Virginia are considering a one-day walkout to protest low pay, rising insurance costs and frustration with politicians' ... In Logan County, teacher Leah Clay Stone says employees "did vote to not work one day.".
The president of the West Virginia Education Association's Mingo County arm said large majorities of Mingo's public school professional and service personnel, including teachers, counselors and others, both nonunion and from his union and others, have voted for a one-day walkout. Brandon Wolford, a ...
CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (WOWK) - A man has been arrested for Driving Under the Influence after striking a school bus in Logan County. According to the Chapmanville Police Department Chief, at around 7 a.m., 28-year-old Nicholas Strunk struck a school bus on Crawley Creek Road. The collision caused ...
Former Massey CEO Don Blankenship held his first campaign event in Logan County. Don Blankenship is facing an ... "There's no one in any party in this race that has the experience I have with creating jobs and prosperity in West Virginia," Blankenship said in a speech. Blankenship said if elected, his ...
In West Virginia, Cabell County, Wayne County, Putnam County, Lincoln County, Logan County and Mason County schools are closed, as are Covenant School, Our Lady of Fatima and St. Joseph Central Catholic Elementary and High Schools. Grace Christian School is operating on a two-hour delay.
Delegate Shirley Love, D-Fayette, filed Thursday with the West Virginia Secretary of State's office to seek the Third Congressional seat as a Democrat. ... Others running for the Third Congressional District are Republicans Republicans Ayne Amjad and and Logan County Delegate Rupie Phillips and ...


 

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