E-Edition May 6, 2021

Cadet officers named

Cadet Commander Emily Taulbee and Cadet Executive Officer James Beatty earned their positions with the Chieftain Cadet program after a rigorous interview process.

Early Intervention helps local family with son

LOGAN — Graham S. loves to run around with his brother, jump up and down, and say “Hi, dog!” with a friendly wave to his neighbor’s dog. This is a far cry from a little less than a year ago when Graham was pulling to stand on furniture and was not using any words to communicate. He was just over […]

This one is priceless

As she stood there waiting for the ceremony to begin, Kristen was calming herself down. This was her big day, her wedding day. Helen, or “Nanny” as everyone knew her, had been waiting for this day and she wasn’t going to miss this moment for the world. Her only grandchild, Zach, was the groom and her sole wish in life […]

Dixon’s brother testifies for the prosecution

LOGAN — Testimonies continued Wednesday morning in Hocking County Common Pleas Court in connection with the murder of James Whitaker, who was allegedly killed by Michael Dixon. Tuesday, jurors heard testimony from Hocking County Sheriff Lt. Sean Champ, Julie Whitaker, Susan and Edwin Jester, and Jeff Amerine. Representing the State of Ohio is Joel King and Anthony Pierson; defense attorneys […]

Many pay respect to local firefighter who died in the line of duty

LOGAN — It was a very emotional evening for many in the community as they gathered to pay tribute to Jeff Armes, as his body was escorted in a small motorcade procession from Springfield to Roberts Funeral Home. According to Logan Fire Chief Brian Robertson, there were firefighters on every overpass from Interstate 270 to the state Route 93 overpass […]

Brighten Your Future receives record donation

LOGAN — Brighten Your Future (BYF), a non-profit established by George and Lucy Shaw in 1988, is the Logan-Hocking community’s program to provide higher education for Logan High School graduates. Brighten Your Future recently received its largest-ever single contribution. The $622,000 donation was from the estate of Max B. Leonard, of Carroll. Max graduated from Ball State University with a […]

Senior Spotlight

LOGAN — Congratulations to Chieftain Academy Senior Evan Mata! Evan will be joining the workforce after graduation. His favorite part of Chieftain Academy is not having to worry about the stress of COVID. He is really happy and still able to make a lot of great memories. His advice to freshmen, “Make the best of all of it because you […]

Throwback in Time Thursday

This week’s Throwback in Time Thursday photo takes us back to the good old days when Dr. Shonk was the go-to doctor in Hocking County. His office was located on South Market Street where Logan Insurance is currently located. Photo courtesy of Judy Stoltz Maniskas Postcard Series.

Summer Feeding Program slated

LOGAN — Your family is invited to share some summer fun. The Project SAFE Food Pantry is hosting a Summer Feeding Program. Many other local agencies, businesses, churches and neighbors are also partnering with Project SAFE to provide this program to our families in Logan. It will be during June and July on Fridays only. The program will start Friday, […]