WVOW Radio will broadcast a “Rebuild West Virginia” telethon for flood relief on Friday at 7pm. Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. and other West Virginia dignitaries will be featured.
There is still a great need for relief supplies for flood disaster areas across West Virginia. You can drop off donations at the Logan Fire Department at Logan City Hall. You can also purchase items at Wal Mart and place them in drop off bins at the store. Click on the headline above for a list of needs and information on how to volunteer.
Anyone in Logan County who sustained damage from recent storms should report it to the Logan County Office of Emergency Management at 304-752-0917. Those who need immediate assistance should call 304-752-7662. The Logan County Commission will be securing cleaning supplies for those affected.
Fireworks for the City of Logan will be held on Monday, July 4th starting around dusk. Chapmanville will hold their fireworks display, Sunday July 3rd. The Town of Man will have fireworks Saturday, July 2nd.
Former Mingo County circuit judge Michael Thornsbury, who was sentenced to federal prison in 2014, is expected to be released from prison a year early.
On the last day of the fiscal year, the Boone County Board of Education voted unanimously to reject orders from the state to make even more cuts before finalizing a budget.
One person is wounded and two others are in jail after a shooting in Delbarton. The incident happened at Pigeon Roost Hollow on Saturday. According to a criminal complaint, Edgar Arnold Hall, Jr.,48, of Delbarton is accused of shooting Timmy White through his forearm. The report says the bullet traveled through White’s forearm and into his abdomen.
An agreement between the Mingo County Commission and Cotiga Development in regards to Laurel Lake was approved at a recent meeting of the Mingo County Commission.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says a federal disaster declaration have been approved for five more flood-ravaged counties in West Virginia. Tomblin announced on his Twitter feed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency granted the state's request for Clay, Fayette, Monroe, Roane and Summers counties. It allows residents to apply for individual assistance from FEMA.
UMWA membership rejected a proposed agreement Tuesday with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association.
West Virginia residents can begin applying for school clothing vouchers for eligible children on July 1.
Thousands of Appalachian Power customers in the coalfields are in the dark after severe thunderstorms Monday. Just less than 1200 customers in Logan County and a little more than 200 in Lincoln County are without service.
Foresters have been working nonstop assisting in flood clean up efforts and learned that their final day will be on Thursday.
Logan County native and “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. is working to help with the flood recovery process.
Lawyers for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship are arguing that his conviction related to the deadliest U.S. mine explosion in four decades should be reversed, saying the government's prosecution theory and proof fell short.
The West Virginia School Building Authority's board has awarded $7.7 million to 13 school systems for improvement projects. The board denied funding to Kanawha, Gilmer, Lincoln and Summers counties. The counties made requests ranging from $875,000 to $1 million.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources says it will close four pools and a golf course to address an expected budget shortfall of nearly $1 million in the coming fiscal year.
Jobs will include helping clean river banks and streams that have been littered with debris from the storms. Military veterans and their families who are out of work will receive between $9.50 and $11.50 an hour for work in 16 counties, including Kanawaha County.
Murray Energy announced a 5-year pact.
The vaccines include the Tdap and meningococcal. These protect from preventable diseases such as bacterial meningitis and pertussis.
The Logan County Board of Education has once again partnered with the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and lunch will be open to all children under 18. Several locations will be available in the 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.
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.
Tips for staying safe during a power outage.
The American Red Cross is encouraging people to give blood in honor of the upcoming Independence Day holiday. Donations tend to slow during summer months. The need for donations does not.
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.'"