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Heading into the post-season and the Class AAA sectional tournament this week, the Logan High School basketball team needed a quality win against a quality opponent. They certainly got that with Saturday afternoon's 56-53 win over Beckley Woodrow Wilson at Logan's Willie Akers Arena in the regular season finale. Logan, 13-5 and ranked last week N

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 20 West Virginia was already without leading scorer Juwan Staten.
To make things even worse, team captain Gary Browne got hurt less than 3 minutes into Saturday's game at No. 19 Baylor.
Without those two senior guards, the Mountaineers trailed all the way in a 78-66 loss that ended their three-game winning streak.
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Hurting No. 20 WVU falls 78-66 at No. 19 Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 20 West Virginia was already without leading scorer Juwan Staten. To make things even worse, team captain Gary Browne got hurt less than 3 minutes into Saturday's game at No. 19 Baylor. Without those two senior guards, the Mountaineers trailed all the way in a 78-66 loss that ended their three-game winning streak. &#

 (Girls) 
Mon. Mar. 2nd: 6:30pm- Belfry vs. East Ridge
8:00pm- Johnson Central vs. Betsy Layne
Tues. Mar. 3rd:
6:30pm- Shelby Valley vs. Sheldon Clark
8:00pm- Prestonsburg vs. Lawrence County
Fri. Mar. 6th: 6:30pm and 8:00pm -
Semi Finals
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Sun. Mar. 8th:
2:30 pm- Championship
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(Boys)
Wed. Mar. 4th:
6:30pm- Sheldon Clark

2015 15th Region Tournament Schedule

(Girls) Mon. Mar. 2nd: 6:30pm- Belfry vs. East Ridge 8:00pm- Johnson Central vs. Betsy Layne Tues. Mar. 3rd: 6:30pm- Shelby Valley vs. Sheldon Clark 8:00pm- Prestonsburg vs. Lawrence County Fri. Mar. 6th: 6:30pm and 8:00pm - Semi Finals — Sun. Mar. 8th: 2:30 pm- Championship — (Boys) Wed. Mar. 4th: 6:30pm- Sheldon Clark

LOG MOUNTAIN — One season after missing the 13th Region Tournament for the first time in school history, the Harlan County Black Bears are returning as 52nd District champions.
Harlan County appeared to be on the ropes early against tournament host Bell County on Saturday, facing a six-point deficit in the second quarter with senior center T

Bears win district title

LOG MOUNTAIN — One season after missing the 13th Region Tournament for the first time in school history, the Harlan County Black Bears are returning as 52nd District champions. Harlan County appeared to be on the ropes early against tournament host Bell County on Saturday, facing a six-point deficit in the second quarter with senior center T

MADISON — Tequila Desaree Hayes, 23, of Charleston, pleaded guilty in Boone County Magistrate Court to solicitation of prostitution, according to Boone County court records.
Hayes was sentenced to 60 days jail which was suspended and placed on 2 years' probation.
She was arrested by Deputy R. B. Dotson on Feb. 17, 2015, for conspiracy to de

Two sentenced in Boone circuit court

MADISON — Tequila Desaree Hayes, 23, of Charleston, pleaded guilty in Boone County Magistrate Court to solicitation of prostitution, according to Boone County court records. Hayes was sentenced to 60 days jail which was suspended and placed on 2 years' probation. She was arrested by Deputy R. B. Dotson on Feb. 17, 2015, for conspiracy to de

By Kyle Lovern
klovern@civitasmedia.com
WILLIAMSON – The Mingo Central Lady Miners made history on Friday night winning the school's first Class AA sectional basketball championship as they defeated Scott High School 61- 45.
Mingo Central is only one win away from going to its first state championship. Coach Clay Campbell's squad will host

Mingo Central wins title

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com WILLIAMSON – The Mingo Central Lady Miners made history on Friday night winning the school's first Class AA sectional basketball championship as they defeated Scott High School 61- 45. Mingo Central is only one win away from going to its first state championship. Coach Clay Campbell's squad will host

Justice Elementary held its first Student Council Inauguration on January 15, 2015.
Students elected to the council included: Caitlin Ellis (Kindergarten), Emalee Gilman (First Grade), Brooklyn Ferrell (Second Grade), Chase Hatfield (Third Grade), Taylor Noe (Third Grade), Makayla Crum (Fourth Grade), and Garrett Williamson (Fourth Grade).
Princi

Justice Elementary inducts Student Council

Justice Elementary held its first Student Council Inauguration on January 15, 2015. Students elected to the council included: Caitlin Ellis (Kindergarten), Emalee Gilman (First Grade), Brooklyn Ferrell (Second Grade), Chase Hatfield (Third Grade), Taylor Noe (Third Grade), Makayla Crum (Fourth Grade), and Garrett Williamson (Fourth Grade). Princi

West Virginia Prep Scores

Friday's Scores Girls Basketball Sectional Championships AAA Region 1 Section One Parkersburg South 59, Parkersburg 46 AAA Region 2 Section One Martinsburg 43, Jefferson 41 Section Two Buckhannon-Upshur 39, Hampshire 38 AAA Region 3 Section One South Charleston 52, Capital 33 Section Two Greenbrier East 59, Princeton 39 AAA Region 4

Spring forest fire season starts today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents that the state's spring forest fire season starts March 1, 2015, and runs through May 31, 2015. During these three months, daytime burning is prohibited from the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Outdoor burning is permitted only between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. State

Wyoming East and Summers County will battle tonight for the AA Region 3, Section 1 championship. The game will be played at Summers County at 7 p.m. No. 1 East (18-1) and No. 6 Summers (18-3) met twice in the regular season, with the Lady Warriors winning both games. Both teams move on to next week's regionals. The champion will be at home agai

The Wyoming East Lady Warriors have Summers County's number.
This season, the the number is three.
No. 1 East beat No. 6 SC, 83-67, on Saturday night at Hinton to capture the AA Region 3, Section 1 championship.
Kara Sandy scored 26 points, including four threes, and point guard Gabby Lupardus had 25 points and 10 assists as the Warriors led fro

Lady Warriors win sectional

The Wyoming East Lady Warriors have Summers County's number. This season, the the number is three. No. 1 East beat No. 6 SC, 83-67, on Saturday night at Hinton to capture the AA Region 3, Section 1 championship. Kara Sandy scored 26 points, including four threes, and point guard Gabby Lupardus had 25 points and 10 assists as the Warriors led fro

Have you ever wanted a little peace and quiet?
Just a few minutes from the hectic pace…
No phone calls.
No knocks on the door.
No screaming children.
No spouse to pick up after.
No blaring TV.
All you wanted was some peace and quiet.
There is an interesting story in the Bible. Jesus had been teaching and the crowd grew so large that h

Bring peace to your mind

Have you ever wanted a little peace and quiet? Just a few minutes from the hectic pace… No phone calls. No knocks on the door. No screaming children. No spouse to pick up after. No blaring TV. All you wanted was some peace and quiet. There is an interesting story in the Bible. Jesus had been teaching and the crowd grew so large that h

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Sophomore Mikazia Rhodes of Mingo Central is shown going in for a basket in the Class AA sectional tourney at teh Williamson Fieldhouse on Friday night.
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Lady Miner guard Tyshira Joplin is pictured going in for a layup against Scott in tournament action.
Kyle Lovern/WDN
Junior Hannah Church is shown cutting down

Mingo Hoops

Kyle Lovern/WDN Sophomore Mikazia Rhodes of Mingo Central is shown going in for a basket in the Class AA sectional tourney at teh Williamson Fieldhouse on Friday night. Kyle Lovern/WDN Lady Miner guard Tyshira Joplin is pictured going in for a layup against Scott in tournament action. Kyle Lovern/WDN Junior Hannah Church is shown cutting down

This legislative session has begun to enter into the busiest section of the year. The House has consistently had evening sessions in order to ensure that the maximum amount of legislation can meet the floor. Regardless of the merits of each piece of legislation, we will do our best to allow all ideas to be heard. This will ensure we are able to do

From the desk of Delegate Jeff Eldridge

This legislative session has begun to enter into the busiest section of the year. The House has consistently had evening sessions in order to ensure that the maximum amount of legislation can meet the floor. Regardless of the merits of each piece of legislation, we will do our best to allow all ideas to be heard. This will ensure we are able to do

Tug Valley girls win Class A sectional title

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com NAUGATUCK – The Lady Panthers of Tug Valley advanced to the co-regional championship as they downed Sherman 56-46 at home this past Thursday. ​TVHS will now play Midland Trail at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the TVHS gym for a chance to go to the Class A state tournament. The Lady Panthers held th

The date Feb. 26, 1972, will always hold a certain level of emotion in Logan County. The pain, memories, and feelings associated with the Buffalo Creek Disaster are, for some, still vivid and visceral.
The numbers associated with the disaster are staggering - 130 million gallons of water destroyed around 5,000 homes leaving over 4,000 people homel

Buffalo Creek Disaster

The date Feb. 26, 1972, will always hold a certain level of emotion in Logan County. The pain, memories, and feelings associated with the Buffalo Creek Disaster are, for some, still vivid and visceral. The numbers associated with the disaster are staggering - 130 million gallons of water destroyed around 5,000 homes leaving over 4,000 people homel

WILLIAMSON — A German Sheppard, now lovingly named Socrates, was found shivering in the cold in Williamson, tethered to a dog house.
“We responded to a neighbor's complaint about the dog and found Socrates chained up for what we are guessing had been about three weeks without food or water,” said Mingo County Humane Officer Kenne

Abandoned dog rescued

WILLIAMSON — A German Sheppard, now lovingly named Socrates, was found shivering in the cold in Williamson, tethered to a dog house. “We responded to a neighbor's complaint about the dog and found Socrates chained up for what we are guessing had been about three weeks without food or water,” said Mingo County Humane Officer Kenne

LMU-DCOM to host free CME event

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn., in joint sponsorship with The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) will present “Best Practices in Clinical Teaching: A Panel Presentation.” The presentation will be hosted on March 5,

Emotions ran high at times last week during the Claiborne County Correctional Partnership Act Committee meeting as members of both camps of thought continued to duke it out over the issue of expanding the Claiborne County Jail.
The meeting heated up quickly when Wayne Lee, Claiborne Justice Center administrator, reminded those present of the count

Jail Committee meeting heats up

Emotions ran high at times last week during the Claiborne County Correctional Partnership Act Committee meeting as members of both camps of thought continued to duke it out over the issue of expanding the Claiborne County Jail. The meeting heated up quickly when Wayne Lee, Claiborne Justice Center administrator, reminded those present of the count

Westside girls fall to SC in semis

Westside's season came to an end on Thursday evening in the Class AA Region 3, Section 1 girls tournament. WHS stayed close for a while, but No. 6 Summers County eventually pulled away for a 94-57 win at Hinton. Katie Smith's hot perimeter shooting early helped the Lady Renegades take a 7-2 lead. SC responded with 11 straight points, including a





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