The Herald-Dispatch Features / Entertainment RSS 2015-07-01T01:12:03-04:00 urn:uuid:7ca9a236-5c54-47d4-aa6b-eb94b95fd21f Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. The beet that can help your heartbeat The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0701_0701_gethealthy 2015-07-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p> When Sonny and Cher recorded "The Beat Goes On" in 1967, did they know that beets are a standout vegetable packed with phytonutrients and complex vitamins that reduces bodywide inflammation and supports a healthy cardiovascular system? Probably not, but they did have a pretty La-DEE-da-DEE-DEE attitude. But, it's true.</p> <p></p> Fireworks displays in the Tri-State The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0701_0701_fireworks 2015-07-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Here&#39;s a look at fireworks displays scheduled throughout the region this holiday weekend. Most are set to start around 10 p.m.</p> <p> &#160;</p> W.Va. DNR promotes Operation Life Jacket The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0701_0701_lifejacket 2015-07-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p> The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will promote water safety with Operation Life Jacket now through July 4.</p> <p> &#160;</p> WV Symphony Orchestra moves to the west side The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0701_0701_wvso 2015-07-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Effective Aug. 1, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra is relocating its offices from the Clay Center for the Arts &amp; Sciences to its own facility on the west side of Charleston.</p> <p> &#160;</p> PB&J Legs 5K benefits Huntington City Mission The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0701_0701_pbj 2015-07-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Two Nutrition Nuts, Kellie McKinney and Matthew Robinson, presented the Peanut Butter &amp; Jelly Legs 5K on Friday, June 26, at Barboursville Park.</p> <p> &#160;</p> BRENDA LUCAS: Community news for Wednesday, July 1 The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0701_0701_brenda 2015-07-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p>AWARD: Natasha Mischan Napier, Wayne High School graduate, was this year's winner of DAR National Defense Committee's ROTC Awards by Westmoreland Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The daughter of Crystal and Daniel Napier, Natasha plans to attend Marshall University to major in civil engineering.</p> <p></p> Learn to master the grilling of veggies you'd normally roast By SARA MOULTON http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0701_0701_foodcolumn 2015-07-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p> I love grilling vegetables because doing so concentrates their natural sugars and amps up their flavor. During the summer, the usual suspects are zucchini, eggplant, onions, peppers and corn. They&#39;re all delicious this way and - Bonus! - they all become tender in an agreeably short amount of time.</p> Registration underway for Kids Adventure Games race at Snowshoe The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:698c1c57-0552-4e85-81a7-15f8368740e6 2015-06-30T15:07:30-04:00 <p> &#160;SNOWSHOE, W.Va. - Registration is under way for the 2015 Kids Adventure Games (Kids A.G.) at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, the country&#8217;s premier adventure race for children ages 6 -14.</p> Second round of TCR Country Showdown tonight in Ironton The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:a328ee4c-d4ee-484b-b474-9b4455c74483 2015-06-30T11:09:52-04:00 <p> IRONTON - Attention country music singers of the Tri-State, WTCR will host the second open call audition for the 34th annual TCR Country Showdown from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, June 30 at the Ironton Farmer&#8217;s Market.</p> Huntington Museum of Art announces annual Holiday Open House 2009/The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:e8e4963a-875c-418b-a17e-0a166f4b080e 2015-06-30T07:23:01-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON &#8212; The Huntington Museum of Art offers its annual gift to the community with Holiday Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.</p>