Alpha Natural Resources and Murray Energy announced another round of layoffs on Friday. This time almost 2000 workers in Wayne County and in northern West Virginia will be losing their jobs.
The legacy of the Man High School softball program added another page to their storied accomplishments on Thursday with a 12-0 walloping of Greenbrier West.
Roger Horton, the director of Citizens for Coal, says it’s time for the entire community to step up and speak out in support of coal.
The West Virginia Supreme Court has ruled documents by a former university researcher studying the effects of coal mining on public health don't have to be made public after a coal company sued to have them disclosed.
The attorneys for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship renewed a request to delay his trial until early next year. This is the third request for the continuance.
Mingo Central boys basketball coach Brad Napier has resigned after three years at the school.
The West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Deskins Addition in Logan on Wednesday beginning at 6pm.
Abandoned buildings are being demolished in McDowell County and local businesses are donating equipment and man hours to get it done.
School administrators and the Wyoming County Board of Education are seeking public input on whether to rebuild, consolidate, or renovate Mullens Middle and Mullens Elementary schools.
The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources stocked local waters with trout this past week. This includes Buffalo Creek in Logan County, and Clear Fork and Anawalt Lake in McDowell County,
The Tug Valley Mining Institute Awarded $15,000 in scholarships to students in West Virginia and Kentucky.
30 year old Leigh Bryant of Guysville, Ohio was arrested on Monday. She is the fifth arrest in the Christmas in the Park theft case.
LEAD volunteer Bea Sias says due to mine layoffs and unemployment in the area the need for the program has increased. They are looking to increase the number of vouchers they distribute.
There was a roof fall at the Arcelor Mittal XMV #39 Mine in McDowell County on Thursday. There were no injuries sustained in the fall.
28-year old Jamie Javins and 21-year old Sabrina Ward of Bloomingrose were taken into custody. 38-year old Tyree Hicks of Detroit was also arrested.
Pharmaceutical companies shipped over 200 million doses of oxycodone and hydrocodone to West Virginia in the five year span between 2007 and 2012.
Joanne Jaeger Tomblin is stepping down in her role after a 15 year term to dedicate her time as First Lady of West Virginia.
The Buddy Pack program sends a backpack filled with nutritionally balanced food for weekends when meals at school are unavailable. The goal is to make sure children from food insecure households do not go hungry.
Mingo and Logan County delegate Justin Marcum has filed pre-candidacy papers for the 2016 election. Marcum did not declare which office for which he will run.
7th and 12th grade students in Logan County Schools will have new school immunization requirements and will be required to show proof of these immunizations prior to school entry for the 2015/2016 school year.
32 year old Kelly Gerald Crosby mailed a letter to the Logan County Courthouse in which he made threats to workers, public officials, and others in the Logan County area. The letter included threats to “kill, rape and make suffer” the individuals he identified in the letter.
Delegate Clif Moore entered his plea on Wednesday to non-aggravated driving under the influence. He was fined $100 and sentenced to time served.
Several staff members at the Donald R. Kuhn Juvenile Center in Julian were injured on Monday when a handful of juvenile detainees attacked them.
Attorneys for former Freedom Industries officials Gary Southern and Dennis Farrell asked a federal judge on Monday to move their trial to a district outside the state. The defense motion says a survey found an overwhelming presumption of guilt among potential jurors.
Attorneys for former Massey Energy CEO Donald Blankenship have asked a federal appeals court to assign his criminal case to a judge outside the Southern District of West Virginia.
This will mark the 40th Anniversary of the Logan County Arts and Craft's Fair August 7th and 8th at the Logan Memorial Fieldhouse.
Big Harts Waterline Extension Phase II and the Garrett’s Fork Stream Restoration Project were items on the agenda at Monday's meeting of the Logan County Commission.
A McDowell County woman was arrested for allegedly stabbing a man twice.
Veterans and active duty military personnel will receive discounted rates at West Virginia State Parks. This includes Chief Logan State Park, Twin Falls in Wyoming County, and Berwind Lake and Panther State Forest in McDowell County.
Camp Thomas E. Lightfoot, owned by Patriot Coal, will no longer be a refuge for teens in the community. The camp is closing due to Patriot Coal filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
As travel season approaches and as people begin planning summer trips, Morrisey wants to make you take all necessary precautions and if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is not true.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the available assistance for state and local governments and some nonprofit groups in Logan, Lincoln, Mingo, Boone, Cabell, and Wayne counties. This does not include individual assistance
The key to real estate is simple, location, location, location at least according to the experts. The location of the newest addition to the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, the Pocahontas Trail System, has enabled it to quickly become one of the most popular and fastest growing trail locations of the entire network.
The Concert is Thursday, June 25th
The Marshall Big Green Coaches Tour will make a stop at the Logan Country Club on June 3rd. Football coach Doc Holliday, men’s basketball coach Dan D’antoni, women’s basketball coach Matt Daniel, and Athletic Director Mike Hamrick will be there to talk all things Thundering Herd.
Lakes to be stocked in the coalfield counties are May are Chief Logan State Park Lake, Laurel Lake in Mingo County, and Anawalt Lake and Berwind Lake in McDowell County. ,
A special scholarship is being made available to displaced coal miners and their immediate family members.
3rd District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties throughout May.
Nominations for “Because of You” awards are being sought for the 2015 Coal Miners’ Celebration in October.
Students at Buffalo Elementary will be getting a hands-on gardening experience. The school recently opened its new greenhouse during a ribbon cutting ceremony for parents and community members.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin awarded over $5.6 million in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants to 42 projects across West Virginia including projects in the coalfields.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding residents that feeding black bears is a violation of state law and is a terrible disservice to the state animal.
Starting in June, Appalachian Power will begin using helicopters to apply herbicide in order to maintain the rights of way for power lines in certain areas. Click on the headline above to see a complete list.
On Friday, April 24, 2015, Mary Borst celebrated her thirty-fifth Jump Rope for Heart at South Man Elementary.
West Virginians’ health concerns could drastically improve if residents connected with a primary doctor.
Paige Madden, the reigning Miss West Virginia, visited Logan High School recently to talk to juniors and seniors about domestic and dating violence.
Various course and lab fees, off-campus, regional campus, and other fees will be eliminated. Student fees will now be based on the college in which their major is contained.
There are only a few weeks remaining for West Virginians to nominate an outstanding individual, family, or organization for the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards.
West Virginia University's Board of Governors has approved a tuition increase of nearly 10 percent for in-state students.
The March of Dimes West Virginia Chapter is looking to raise $40,000 dollars in Southern West Virginia and are continuing their programs aimed at working for stronger, healthier babies.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding people to leave young wildlife alone if they encounter them this spring.
The West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services State Health Insurance Assistance Program (WV SHIP) is expanding their services through the development of a new initiative using statewide volunteer positions.
Logan County Schools recently hosted local business men and women at Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center to learn more about the county’s education system.
Hugh Dingess Elementary has been awarded with the highest attendance for the eighth month of school in the 2014-2015 year.
This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program.